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on 7/25/2016 2:22:00 PM
More reviews by cosmeticritic
Skin: Oily, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
Was given a few samples of this to try and goodness it is TERRIBLE for oily skin. The first thing I noticed is that my skin was shiny immediately, and after just one hour, when I used blotting paper, I had to use 3 sheets before my skin stopped looking very visibly oily. Can see why it is moisturizing, but simply a no go if you don't have dry skin. I also feel there are far cheaper moisturizers if that's what you're looking for.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 9/7/2015 7:25:00 PM
More reviews by divaex1
Skin: Dry, Olive, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I bought this EL Sheer tint because I don't really like to wear heavy foundation, but like to stick with cc or bb creams instead. I love that it has antioxidants for your skin. I thought that it would blend in to match your skin shade (no matter the tone), but it's actually a little dark for me. Just enough so that it's noticeable. It also has a greasy shine to it. It looks great if I cover up with powder, but not so great if I want to put it on and run out the door. I'm not sure if I'm going to keep it at this point, due to the high price point. If it was a little less shiny, and a little less dark, I would definitely keep it!
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on 12/6/2014 9:19:00 PM
More reviews by annesofiewp
Skin: Combination, Tan, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
This is my everyday go-to moisturizer, and it has been for ages. It slightly darkens and evens out my skintone, while moisturizing well. If I put too much on it can get greasy, so beware! I feel awakened as i put it on, because of the sheer glow it provides. Definetly recommend this for fake-tanners! The face tends to get less tanned than the rest of the body because of the chemicals we put on our faces everyday, and this moisturizer helps correct that as you are applying makeup.
2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
on 7/9/2014 6:18:00 PM
More reviews by Kiwiblue
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine
Very nice. Gives a hint of colour and a lovely 'glow' without being greasy. I find no need for a separate moisturiser with this product, however powder is a must in the t-zone. I do add sunscreen under this in summer as SPF15 is not sufficient. Can be a little dark for me in winter (NW20) but perfect in summer. Only downside - very expensive in NZ for a small tube.
on 6/17/2014 5:16:00 PM
More reviews by helenelizabee
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Kinky, Medium
I really love this stuff. It's a greyish liquid that blends out to a sheer but fairly dark tint. I would only recommend it for use in the summer months as the colour is fairly dark & not at all if you are very fair skinned as it might lean orangey on you. For me however, I find it ticks all the boxes for use in warmer weather. It provides a light, sheer coverage that blends beautifully & adds a nice healthy glow to my skin. It's moisturising but not too oily so doesn't slide off my face. I tan my body but never my face so the tint it provides helps match my face & neck to the rest of my body while protecting the skin on my face as it contains an SPF of 15. It smells like cucumber & has a cooling effect when you apply it. The packaging is lovely too. The only downside to this is the price. I bought mine in duty free on the way back from a holiday so it wasn't as expensive. I can see myself repurchasing this but would definitely shop around & try to buy it on sale.
on 5/20/2014 3:39:00 AM
More reviews by Rhona30
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Red, Other, Other
I love this product, when I first purchased it I hated it. I am pretty pale and it made me way too dark even when I took it down my neck, but I've found a great way to use it! I have been mixing it with a foundation that's too pale and it's perfect, it sits lovely on my skin and makes my face look great. It seems to be the perfect consistency for me, not too dry or oily.Love it.
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 12/16/2013 2:31:00 AM
More reviews by Sheoak
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Straight, Medium
I'm afraid that apart from the lovely packaging, I didn't like this moisturiser at all. It has an unusual "gritty" texture which feels somewhat unpleasant to apply. It starts off a pale green/blue shade and then adjusts to quite a dark tint upon blending. I didn't like the tint as it settles in fine lines and looks odd. Also the tint is too orange and dark overall for my liking. Neither does it stay matte, as with most (all?) products containing sunscreen, it becomes shiny very quickly.I was disappointed to discover that it makes my eyes burn and water terribly, and I don't even apply it near my eyes, it just manages to irritate them severely regardless.Finally, for a very average product, it is really pricey - I think around $68 AUD. Bleah!
on 3/26/2013 2:35:00 AM
More reviews by Dan2151975
Skin: Normal, Tan, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
Smell, texture and feeling are great
on 1/24/2013 8:35:00 AM
More reviews by eileen08
Skin: Dry, Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine
I like this product for the summer, when all that foundation is too heavy on your skin. Also, this is a tint moisturiser, so you don't need any cream before using this BB.It has some grains but after rubbing them on your skin, they release a nice colour, subtle I must say. I mean, I have an yellow skin, NC20-25 and it is not that noticeable on my skin. It looks glowy, healthy, but not that pigmented. I've read some other comments about an orange tint, probably for those with fair skin...I will repurchase it as it is perfect for summer. Sometimes, during cold days, I use it before my foundation for that ultra coverage.
on 10/22/2012 10:05:00 PM
More reviews by mppaul23
Skin: Normal, Tan, Warm
Hair: Brown, Curly, Medium
I am such an EL skin care fan do not know how I am just discovering this amazing product. I think because this is 'sold under the skin care line, and I was looking for tinted moisturizers as make up, I just passed over this gem. I do not wear foundation so I am always maintaining an arsenal of good skin care products. So When I wanted to try a light to sheer tinted moisturizer...I do not know why EL did not come to mind (other than I was thinking make up and EL for me is skin care). I think because I only look to her for skin care (I do love her Sumptuous Bold Mascara) and every one raves about DW foundation which I knew I was not interested in. I did try the invisible Fluid with high hopes but it broke me out. Well any way I found this and Daywear Multi Protection Anti Oxidant Moisturizer SPF 30 in a CCO. I love Daywear cream but did not like the jar and the SPF 15 was too low I thought. These work great together and give me the SPF I want, packaging is great so anti oxidants will remain stable (this Daywear Lotion for Normal/Combination skin SPF 30 is in a tube similar to the older packaging of the Sheer Tint Release). Leaves just a hint of evenness in color, lovely cucumber sent, excellent same Daywear moisturizing powerhouse ingredients for skin and healthy glow not oily like the Laura Mercier. I am going back to buy back ups, as they only sell the SPF 30 moisturizers in select markets so it may be on its way out. I have never seen it at any EL counter I visit. Now the Sheer Tint Release is at my local EL counter but getting at the CCO is nice for the discount and I think this may be the original formula, but it works great for me. A definite repurchase and new Holy Grail.
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
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