Josie Maran Cosmetics • Tinted Moisturizer • Tinted Moisturizer
|Would buy this product again.||56%|
Age: 19-24 Skin: Dry, Fair Hair: Blond Eyes: Brown
While this is a nice product, I'm not over the moon for it. It's a little too thick and too heavy for my taste; calling it a tinted moisturizer is misleading. I do mix this product with my facial moisturizer to thin it out, but if I'm going to spend this much money on a product, I'd like it to actually be a tinted moisturizer.
The color is also a bit dark (I use Creme). If you're fair with cool undertones, I suggest trying a sample first. I suspect that I may also have a reaction to the argan oil (I've developed smal bumps on my cheeks, which has never happened before). On the plus side, it is moisturizing and oxidizes well with my skin. I'd purchase it again, but only if it was the only natural tinted moisturizer available.
I will update this when I have more information regarding the argan oil reaction.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination, Medium Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
Overall I love it! Check out my blog post for a detailed review! http://beautybloom14.blogspot.com/2014/03/josie-maran-cosmetics-argan-tinted.html
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
I have light-medium (depending on season), yellow-toned, combo skin. I use this in Light 1. For a tinted moisturiser the coverage is really good! I found the shade nice for warm skin tones and I love that it is SPF 30 physical sunscreen (titanium dioxide + mostly zinc oxide). There's definitely better out there as far as the feel/finish department goes. I think it may be due to the physical sunscreens in this, but I find you can really feel the product on your face. It is hard to blend too, as in once you've applied it you need to blend immediately because it sticks and dries fast - not light and smooth at all. Because of this drying/sticking I would not recommend this if you have dry skin. Overall decent TM with good physical sunscreen coverage (I'm not sure how natural the product actually is), but in general there's better out there IMO, especially if you have dry skin.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Sensitive, Fair Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
This goes on really thick yet doesn't cover nicely. It doesn't blend in nice - tried it with fingers, sponge and foundation brush. It also looked splotchy and oily but also accentuated dry spots the end of the day. Only good thing is the zinc SPF but I just felt like I was slathering on a heavy mineral sunscreen rather than a TM. The ingredients are also sketchy for a supposedly 'natural' brand. The NARS TM is a million times better.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Normal, Medium, Neutral Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Hazel
As the others stated, to call this a tinted moisturizer is misleading. It is absolutely more like a medium coverage foundation. And like a foundation, I find that I have to wear moisturizer underneath it, even to make the product blend more smoothly. That said, I do like the product a lot. I think the coverage is nice. I also like the color (I have Light 1). It has a warm golden undertone that works well with my skin and in my opinion, is hard to find. That said, I think someone who didn't have a warm undertone in their skin would probably hate the color. I would buy this again, the one draw back however is the price. It's expensive for the quality.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Tan Hair: Black, Straight, Medium Eyes: Grey
I love this TM. It has really great coverage as other reviewers have stated, it's more like a medium coverage foundation than a TM. That also justifies the price, which is very high, but again the coverage is a lot heavier than most TMs. Definitely a HG product for me. I have oily skin but it just makes me glowy, not oily. By mid day my skin looks flawless when paired with a little concealer for darker acne spots. Would definitely repurchase and recommend to all skin types (as it's very moisturizing as well)
Age: 25-29 Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Cool Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Green
Ugh. What a disappointment. I have dry, sensitive skin and despite thoroughly moisturizing before applying, my skin felt dried out and taught 15 minutes after putting this on. Color looked yellowish on me too. An epic fail.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Olive Hair: Black Eyes: Black
medium coverage with dewy finish with lightweight feel. I was trying to find a substitute for Fresh highnoon glow and I've trie many and this comes the closest one to it. it evens out my color and texture but hydrates and my skin is radiant. I've tried it all(bb creams) and tinted moisturizer and this is the best!
Age: 19-24 Skin: Oily, Tan, Cool Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Brown
I switched from MAC full coverage studio fix foundation about 4 months ago to this medium to full coverage tinted moisturizer and I am SO glad that I did. This stuff is amazing. It's expensive, but the overall look and feel of your skin is enough to make you want it forever- not to mention all of the benefits! I never need moisturizer in the morning, obviously, because this stuff gives me enough moisture for the entire day! I love this stuff and it even clears up some of my minimal acne. Love this stuff!
Age: 30-35 Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium Hair: Red Eyes: Brown
Firstly, I should explain that the reason I gave this product 3 lippies instead of 5 is because the name is misleading. This is more of a buildable foundation as opposed to a "tinted moisturizer". While this is definitely moisturizing, the coverage is heavy, so if you're looking for something that is sheer to see-through, this product isn't for you. That being said, I really like this "tinted moisturizer"! I have extremely dry and sensitive skin, so the excess creaminess of the product works well for me and the added benefit of Argan Oil is soothing. If you have oily skin I wouldn't suggest this as it will likely excentuate that. This product comes in a range of colors all of which are on the yellow side, however, my skin tone is fair/rosy and I wear shade Light 1 which I haven't had an issue with.
The packaging is nothing fancy, but I do appreciate that it's a squeeze tube as this allows for controlling the amount of product you want to use and it avoids waste at the finish line. Price point is on the higher end at $40+ Canadian, so if you're looking to save dollars, you probably shouldn't purchase this...although it is less expensive than some other well-known brands, so in terms of a higher end product, I would say this falls somewhere in the middle for price.
This "tinted moisturizer" leaves a dewy natural finish sans shimmer, which is nice for the summer because it provides that fresh non-makeup makeup look. Overall, a lovely product that I will most likely purchase again.