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on 10/21/2017 8:06:00 PM
More reviews by queenleon18
Skin: Oily, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
I love the foundation itself. It is literally the only foundation that sticks to my oil slick face. I can make this look natural, applied either with buffing brush or beauty blender. I have been using this for about 8years and have yet to find something else I prefer. I do dislike that it doesnt come with a pump, but I just decant into another bottle. I will say it is harsh to wear constantly like I have been and trying to reduce the amount of daily wear. If you have oily skin and need a good foundation, I do recommend it. This covers my redness from thread veins. It can plog pores though, so make sure it is removed each night.
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on 10/18/2017 6:38:00 AM
More reviews by Soranda
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Red, Other, Other
I've been using it for years and there is no foundation on the market to get even close... and I' ve tried ! Still, it has its secrets: 1. The skin should be well moisturized. 2. Using mattifing moisturises is a NO GO - the foundation would look awfully cakey. 3. Cover the mouth of the bottle with your finger and turn it upside down - this should be a "shot"; max 3 will do. 4. It is important to spread it rather quickly allover the face, cause it kind of dries during the process. 5. I find the building up is a bad ideea - in my experience, 1 layer/ application is enough. Red spots and other defaults should be treated "on spot", discreetly. Once you find its ways/ secrets, you become addicted to it. :-) <3 it !
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on 10/9/2017 10:51:00 AM
More reviews by atomickittenlove
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium
Omg why didn't I try this sooner!! I wore it for the first time yesterday and I'm so impressed!!! Pros:-Beautiful finish- matte but not flat -did not need a setting powder (I have Combo skin)-Full coverage with one layer-Perfect colour match (ivory nude- I'm 117 in had mufe, 120 mat velvet and buff in colorstay)-stayed for the full 9 hours I wore it-no transfer- looks just as good at the end of the night as it did when I first applied it! - didn't oxidize - a little goes along way Cons:- no pump = messy and spillage prone- you can definitely feel that you're wearing makeup-does take more effort to remove than other foundations, but I mean duhhhhh ----with its lasting power, it should So excited about this! I'm normally acne prone and my skin has been good for the last month until a couple days ago I got a food related break out- just in time for a big dinner party... So I decided to try this and I couldn't believe it-My skin looked flawless despite the breakout. I received several compliments on my skin at the party! Not my makeup but my skin- "wow you're skin looks great"! Awesome. I'll save this for special occasions tho since it does feel "heavy" (you don't forget that you have foundation on). I used a beauty blender and let it set for 5 minutes before I did the rest of my makeup.
on 10/11/2017 4:03:00 PM
More reviews by stonereckless
Skin: Very Dry, Fair, Not Sure
If I could give it 0 I would. It was applied by the woman in the store when I wanted to try it out and it looked awful on my skin (extremely dry and sensitive). My whole face looked incredibly dry and red due to the other products she used. I tried applying it myself via a sample to see if it was any better - no luck. I was very disappointed as I'd heard amazing things and have a friend with dry skin and it looks good on her. I'd say AVOID if you have very dry skin! I can see how it would be good for oily skin though but I'm glad I didn't buy it.
on 10/17/2017 7:37:00 AM
More reviews by thatbeautyjunkie
Age: 18 & Under
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
AMAZING.... AMAZING... AMAZING!!!!!! Only I would love a pump, but I can get around that!!!! OBSESSED!!!!
on 10/14/2017 10:10:00 AM
More reviews by Rembrandt
The shade is a perfect match which normally is quite a struggle for me. I have combination skin with a few dry spots and some imperfections such as pimples and a few acne scars.First of all, the packaging sucks. No pump?! How am I supposed to get the foundation out without wasting product? Nope, that's just dumb.I used this foundation with a primer, a quite cheap drugstore primer that I use on an every day basis. As for the formula I find it a tad too thick but it blends really well on my skin. I used a damp beauty blender and it worked really well. I guess a thick formula is to expect when it is supposed to stay put for 10+ hours. It's very buildable and the coverage ranges from ligh to heavy. I prefer a medium coverage so I used two layers. With this product you benefit from building it up gradually as opposed to using one thick layer.After two layers I still need to use a concealer for spot touch up as I have a tiny bit of acne and the red spots are coming through. I can really feel the foundation on my face which as a problem for me. I don't like the feeling of having a mask on and this feels really heavy.Overall this is not ideal for me. It's a good product and my skin looks really good, almost like it's my own skin, but the feeling of the product on my skin really kills it for me. Normally I use the Estee lauder double wear cushion stick which I really LOVE so I automatically thought that the products would be similar only this one providing a bit more coverage. Nope, I still need my concealer here!I put it on at 10 am and now it's 5 pm. The foundation still looks flawless! No cracking, no oxidation and it hasn't sunken into my pores. It looks really good! The mask-like feeling hasn't gone away and I constantly get reminded of having foundation on. If that is not a problem for you this is a really rad product! I think I will use this for special occasions when I want to look flawless without touching up.PROS:- Shade is a perfect match - Looks really natural even after two layers- A variation of coverage - Blends really well - Photographs well- Doesn't oxide - as promised it does hold for a really long time CONS:- No pump - my face feels heavy with product - The price - Doesn't cover acne redness - Thick formula
on 10/4/2017 9:20:00 PM
More reviews by faceart97
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Warm
This foundation does control oil and is long wearing, it lasts all day. However, it is cakey, and it looks like your wearing a lot of foundation even if you use a smaller amount, and blend it in with a damp beauty blender with a good primer. It looks very heavy and crapey and my skin is normal/oily. I like this foundation mixed in with others or on top of other foundations, to build up coverage only where i need it. I love a full coverage but not when it looks like a thick cakey mask. This also oxidised slightly and emphasised pores. I dont think dry skin would like this at all. Its not bad for a night out, i know i can rely on it to last all night and at night no one can see my cakey face, but for day wear, big NO
on 9/28/2017 1:44:00 AM
More reviews by nonameneeded
Skin: Combination, Tan, Warm
Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium
First of all it oxidized on my skin within one hour after application.At the end of the day my skin look ashy.I have dry skin and this does not do any favor at all!Plus its way too expensive.But if it works for your skin,good for you because this is the only foundation that did not break me out.
on 9/22/2017 6:05:00 PM
More reviews by AndreeaRoxana06
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
Buy.it. Forget all the "matte", "24h lasting" drugstore AND highend foundations and get this little piece of heaven instead. it feels amazing on the skin from the first application. It leaves the perfect amount of coverage (HIGH) without clogging the pores or create a thick layer of product. It complements the skin beautifully and IT LASTS. I tested out on a full day out and my skin never looked better. I checked my makeup expecting to find the usual oily mess..not a chance!! It may need a touch up after 8/9 hours but nothing before that. Even my boyfriend noticed it and complemented it. That's how i know it not only feels great but it also looks great. It's the REAL deal!
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on 9/26/2017 11:29:00 PM
More reviews by LaLaV
Skin: Normal, Other, Not Sure
I'll start with the pros of this foundation:-Photographs well-Stays in Place (the claim is not lying- I wore it for 8 hours straight and it did not budge)-Blends well-Does not cause breakouts-Excellent full coverage that doesn't look cakeyCons:-Oxidises-Difficult to find a match despite all the shades-Made my normal skin feel tight/elastic/stiff sort of like it has a rubber agent or something in it-My skin felt 'heavy' when I had it on (heavier than Revlon Colorstay Whipped foundation)-Difficult to remove. I really had to scrub my skin to get this off, and even after I showered and exfoliated, there were still some traces of makeup on my faceReview:I do like this foundation and I think it is a good quality product that does what it says, and I will save it for when I am going out and don't want my makeup to melt off my face. Other than that, I just feel as if the cons outweigh this foundation for me over the pros. I have Olive/Tan skin with mostly neutral undertones. I was matched with Shell Beige- on application, this foundation easily looked 2 shades too light for my skin. Even when blended in, it still looked a little too light. However, I waited a couple of hours and the formula oxidized, and then it *mostly* matched my skin. It photographs beautifully in natural daylight, however I noticed once it became evening and into night, again, the foundation actually looked too light for my skin- with and without flash. Not entirely unexpected considering it wasn't a perfect match even with oxidization. However, if you have found a perfect match with this foundation, I feel as if it would photograph beautifully in any light. I have tried to try other shades, but the shades up from Shell Beige are too pink for my skin. I really wish companies would manufacture more darker shades for neutral undertones, but overall I think EL have done a good job of making so many shades available for different skin colors and tones as lots of people seem to have found their match with this foundation. The other thing is that this foundation felt heavy on my face- and my skin felt very stiff/tight when I had it on. I can overlook that though, due to the fantastic non-transfer qualities and coverage this makeup has.If they introduce more shades I'd definitely give it another go, but for now I wont be repurchasing.
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