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Package Quality: 4.0
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on 6/2/2009 4:28:00 AM
More reviews by wontonwendy
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
i guess this is a good winter foundation but im scared of what would happen if i used it in summergives a nice dewy finish and doesnt settle into my lines buildable coveragehowever it can sometimes seeem a bit too greasyi love the pump. one pump is the perfect amount
on 5/4/2009 4:40:00 PM
More reviews by Rainbowapple
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
I use this in the lightest shade, with an SPF50 underneath. Compared with so many different liquid foundations, this one blends incredibly well. Great that it has a pump, too. On me, it dries to a dewy, but not too oily finish, and one pump covers most everything AND lasts all day. Bit of a worry to travel with, but other than that, an outstanding purchase. EDIT-5/24: Knocked off two stars. Why?. I don't like this anywhere near as much. Too peachy. Too runny. I end up wasting a lot. It does work better when mixed with my daily sunscreen (Coppertone, SPF50). Just 'too' something, and until I can be bothered figuring out what this is, I'm putting this gem back in my makeup storage box. Sorry, EL-this is too old-lady-ish for me!.
on 4/21/2009 7:39:00 AM
More reviews by RosemaryGinger
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Black, Straight, Medium
This is my first liquid foundation and probably will be the best one forever!! It's got a very smooth formulation and I need only a bit for my whole face. It's very easy to use with my fingers or a sponge/brush, and it goes on even effortlessly. I love its pump bottle as well, easy and hygiene. I used to use a powder foundation because I thought it was easier to apply, although I always wanted to make it look dewy and hydrated as I've got a dry skin, so this foundation was everything I was wishing for! I've got this EL Futurist because they offered some gorgeous free gifts (lol) but I was actually so lucky to happen to find it! FYI, I'm a Japanese girl with dark brown eyes and hair, and the colour I'm using right now is #2 Cameo (I will try other colours next time though). I like the price too. I think it's quite cheap for a quality liquid foundation. Especially when considering the fact that this EL Futurist costs $70 in Japan...!
on 3/31/2009 1:25:00 PM
More reviews by SSCLBC
Skin: Normal, Other, Not Sure
After searching all over the internet, trying (and unfortunately purchasing) way too many foundations I have found the perfect one for me. This foundation makes my skin look flawless but not overly made up. It applies easily with my fingertips (I hate having to use a brush, sponge etc). I generally use Olay regenerist serum underneath which also helps with the application. Even though this is expensive, I was able to get it for 30% less at the Cosmetics Company Store at my local outlet mall. It ended up at $22.25 which is much less than the LORAC or Laura Mercier I was looking at (plus the color of the Laura Mercier was all wrong for my skin and the LORAC felt weird on my skin). Yes, it's more expensive than the drugstore brands but really not by much. Sometimes you do get what you pay for.For the record, I'm blonde, fair to medium and generally have slightly dry skin with no major problems. I picked Creamy Ivory although Blonde would have worked too.
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 3/29/2009 12:33:00 AM
More reviews by abubel
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium
Ok, here's the deal. I have tried a ton of different foundations and this one is the best yet. I have normal/dry skin, more dry in the winter. I tried all of EL foundations, this one last and its the only one that gave me a moisturized, dewy finish. Skin looks healthy and hydrated. It is worth the 34.50 price tag especially if you have picky skin like mine. EDIT: I am changing rating to 4 b/c I notice that this is making my face more greasy (obviously, it has oil in it) and that is not good for me in these warmer months. Will def use in the winter though!
on 3/19/2009 2:50:00 PM
More reviews by MarinesWife03
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Red, Other, Fine
I am really happy with this foundation. I have been getting TCA peels done now for about 3 months and my face has gotten really dry because of them. I needed something that would cover up my malesma and not make me look flakey. This does the perfect job. It is very moisturizing, it covers well and it doesn't settle into any of my fine lines.
on 3/18/2009 10:52:00 AM
More reviews by Burningacid
Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure
I have a sample of this. It is not bad of course, but I did not liked it. It covers good, but that is all about it. I will not buy the original product because there are much better foundations out there.
on 1/13/2009 12:37:00 AM
More reviews by cherryaimless
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I have used this as my main foundation over the past 7 years and it is the best one I have tried. Every now and then I will try something different and I am disappointed and always go back to EL Futurist. My Mum, sister and I all use this and the same shade 'Pale Almond'. I have dry skin, and this foundation makes my skin look dewy (not flaky like some matte formulas) and it feels like it has built in-moisturiser as my skin also feels soft after applying. It can look a bit oily if applied on its own but I usually like to use a powder which 'sets' it. I also love that it come in a pump bottle so you control how much you use. And as you only need to use a small amount it also lasts a long time. Great product, I will continue to purchase and highly recommend.
on 1/7/2009 6:55:00 PM
More reviews by Judy0924
Skin: Dry, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Red, Other, Other
Futurist is a fabulous foundation. Over the years, I have tried many from high end Chanels/Cliniques/Prescriptives/Lancome to the middle areas of Mary Kay and such to drug store varieties, but I have to say that my Futurist is by far the best! You don't need a lot for great coverage. My mature skin is somewhat dry but can be combination in summer months. The proof for the Futurist is the comments I get on my skin! Even my husband and daughter will tell me it looks as though I have a "baby's" complexions, and my best friend will notice when I am NOT wearing Futurist even when I am using another brand. She'll tell me that I'm not using my regular brand and my skin isn't as glowing. Give it a try. You won't be disappointed.
5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.
on 11/5/2008 9:57:00 AM
More reviews by al82
Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure
this is my hg foundation.i use two shades, 22bare beige and 01 soft ivory and i just add a little more of whichever one i need depending on wether or not i have some fake tan on or not!i love the texture of this liquid,it doesnt dry my skin out like some foundations do and gives me a nice glow.if im on holidays somewhere warm though i have to watch out for the greasy sheen,but thats he only downside,and living in ireland,there isnt much of a chance of that happening!is it true its being discontinued?please tell me no!!!
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