Maybelline Dream Liquid Mousse

3.3

1148 reviews

52% would repurchase

Package Quality: 4.2

Price: $$

Package Quality: 4.2

Price: $$

INGREDIENTS

Ingredients for MAYBELLINE DREAM LIQUID MOUSSE FOUNDATION: Water (Aqua), Isododecane, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Glycerin, Cyclohexasiloxane, PEG 9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Disteardimonium Hectorite, PEG 10 Dimethicone, Cetyl PEG/PPG 10/1 Dimethicone, Sodium Chloride, Phenoxyethanol, Polyglyceryl 4 Isostearate, Caprylyl Glycol, Disodium Stearoyl Glutamate, PEG 9, Aluminum Hydroxide, May Contain ( /-): CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 77499, CI 77492, CI 77491 (Iron Oxides)


Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm

Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium

Eyes: Green

I used this product about a year or so ago before. My current foundation was running low so I decided to try Dream liquid mousse out, not remembering why I didn't stay with it in the first place.. well, now I know why. Pros of this foundation is definitely the price and the packaging. The packaging has a pump, which makes for control, and the price is always cheap, usually around 7-8 dollars canadian, but there are always sales going on. On a downside, the colour selection is AWFUL. Every colour seems to have a very unflattering orangey tone to them and makes your face look a bit like a peach.. it's not attractive. The colour looked fine in the store, but when I brought it home, that was a different story. The foundation slowly drifted off my tzone during the day, so I definitely do not recommend this product to an oily/combination skin type. I would NOT purchase again.



on 4/10/2011 9:06:00 PM

Age: 25-29

Skin: Oily, Fair, Neutral

Hair: Red, Wavy, Fine

Eyes: Green

Well, Maybelline has just served me a big old plate of humble pie in the form of this foundation. (See my scathing review of Dream Matte).
I liked the color/coverage of Dream Matte, but couldn't deal with the ridiculous flakiness, so I tried this -thanks to the advice of another MUAer.

Love it! Love it! Yes, I am digging the DS foundations. Sheer, smooth and gorgeous on me when a strong Matte powder is applied over top. Needs serious blotting and repowdering during the day for me, but does NOT flake off, or break up from oil. No breakouts! Strange, it looks best on me applied with fingers....I really prefer brushes, but I like the sheer glow from rubbing it in. I was so scared by the peach looking color in the bottle, but somehow, it looks great and natural on my face.

This is not long wearing, not heavy coverage and not matte. If you want those things, this is not for you. I could absolutely not wear this without powder.

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.


Age: 19-24

Skin: Combination, Tan, Warm

Hair: Black, Other, Coarse

Eyes: Brown

This was almost perfect. It applied and blended well, looked natural while providing good coverage, did not emphasize dry areas or look cakey, fairly inexpensive, comes in a cute, to me anyway, bottle with a pump, and has ingredients I have no problems with (though those who have issues with cones may want to stay faar away) My gripe... this is so. darn. pink. I have strong yellow undertones. I've tried many foundations and the only shades I can say I'm satisfied with so far are MAC's NC44 and NARS Syracuse. y'all know how yellow those run. After some research I decided to try Honey Beige, which looked all sorts of wrong on me. The next shade up, Caramel, was too dark. And pink. The next shade down was too light. And pink (but a little less so than the others!) Mixing didn't help. People with pink, or neutral leaning pink, undertones may be able to wear this, but sadly I cannot, just like I can't wear 3 other of Maybelline's foundations which formulas I really liked but had a crappy shade range. I wish Maybelline would add more yellow-toned shades to this line :\

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


on 4/6/2011 3:18:00 PM

Age: 19-24

Skin: Very Dry, Fair, Neutral

Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine

Eyes: Brown

This is only the second foundation I've bought, but I really really like it. I have generally good skin except for some issues with ruddiness, and the coverage is just right for me. I would say it is light to medium coverage (very buildable!). It makes my skin look flawless (I get tons of compliments on my skin) and has a nice dewy finish- the look is more natural than "made-up". A little bit goes a long way (two pumps is normally enough for my face and neck) and I can see my bottle lasting for a long time, which is nice since I'm definitely on a budget.
As for other reviewers' complaints, I haven't had any problems with oiliness, but I do have naturally dry skin. Similarly, the shade "porcelain ivory" (light 1) is perfect on me, but I have pale skin with peachy undertones and I can see how it might look orange on someone else.
Love the pump--why don't all bottled liquid foundations have pumps???

*UPDATE* I'm about to finish my bottle and have been looking for a replacement foundation. Since I now have a "big girl" job, I decided to splurge on a high end foundation. Well, after trying on several foundations at Sephora (including Make Up For Ever HD and Bobbi Brown) and the MAC counter, I am even more impressed by Maybelline Dream Liquid Mousse. While I did find a color match at MAC (NC 15), almost all other lines ran too yellow for my skin. I hated the smell and feel of the two MAC foundations I tried, and generally couldn't find a foundation that covered as much while still looking natural and dewy. It may not be a great fit for everyone's needs, but I think it is way underrated. Changed my overall rating from a 4 to a 5... I really can't find anything better and it's cheap and easy to find.

*ANOTHER UPDATE* For everyone complaining about this foundation--liquid foundation is best for dry skin, and powder foundation is recommended for oily skin. If you have oily skin, STAY AWAY!


on 4/5/2011 1:56:00 AM

Age: 19-24

Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Blond, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

i love this stuff. it goes on smooth and doesnt feel nasty on your face.


on 4/3/2011 3:48:00 PM

Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Warm

Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium

Eyes: Brown

Love the coverage or look of this foundation as soon as you put it on. But after an hour or two your skin gets super oily! Even with a primer and setting powder.Also it comes off way too easily, if you touch your face at all it will come off.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


on 4/3/2011 3:36:00 PM

Age: 19-24

Skin: Combination, Dark, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

I love this product! It gives great coverage and an airbrush finish. One of the things I can't stand about some make-ups is looking at someone up close and seeing a cake of powder on their face. This foundation is perfect for avoiding that when worn on it's own. I have to admit, by the end of the day my skin looks a bit oily but it's a trade-off for the flawlessness it provides most of the day. The range of colors could be better, but I found that mixing a smudge of Dark 3 with Dark 2 gave me the perfect blend for my skin tone. All things considered, I'd give it 4.5/5!


Age: 25-29

Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

this is an AMAZING foundation and its my fav ! i prefer putting on a setting powder with it, but the dewy finish is great too . it can make around the creases of my nose feel oilier than normal, but other than that, its great. but the worst thing about it is the color range- i have Classic Ivory2 which makes me look practically orange, but i haven't gotten one in a lighter shade yet because i feel like it would be too light. so the color range is horrible, but other than the oiliness and the color choices, its great. great coverage and i don't even need concealer ! (i do break out !) but i totally recommend this ! good luck <3 (:


Age: 19-24

Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine

Eyes: Brown

Dream Liquid Mousse is probably one of the worst foundations ever. Not only were the color options awful, it made my face look orange, has horrible coverage, after an hour my face still felt wet. I will never waste my money on this again.


on 3/26/2011 1:33:00 PM

Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Normal, Olive, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Hazel

I've been using this product for about a year now, I like the packaging because of the pump, its better than a foundation that doesn't have a pump because its easier to apply. All I do is put some on the top of my hand and take my sponge (what I apply it with) and just rub it all over. I like the look when using a sponge or brush to apply it than using my finger tips, it makes it look flawless!
The only con I have about this product is it leaves my face kindof shiny on my forhead or chin area (where I get oily most) But after putting the matte powder on my face it kindof helps with the shiney part (but not all the way)
other than that, I will keep buying this liquid foundation until I find something better.


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