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on 4/7/2018 3:27:00 AM
More reviews by keebuutrends
Skin: Normal, Medium Brown, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
To see my in-depth review visit my video here: I'll first start off this review by saying I haven't tried many high-end foundations. I've tried some many years ago, like Clinique, but they never seemed to work well for me. Although, that was many years ago when my skin was much worse. I should start trying more foundations now that my skin has cleared up, evened out & gotten much easier to work with. However, Estee Lauder's Double Wear foundation is making that VERY HARD. In fact, the only thing negative I have to say about this foundation is that it doesn't come with a pump. I could complain about the price but it's obviously not that bad if I've repurchased it. It's just a remarkable foundation. It's so perfect that you're afraid to move onto something else. Not only that but the packaging is beautiful. I love the elegant look of gold & frosted glass. This foundation works for any skin type, skin color & occasion. I have combination skin & have used it under both conditions. There's so many shades that I can probably choose 3 or 4. I've used Toasty Toffee for a brighter complexion & Spiced Sand for a more tan complexion. You can use a little for going out to the store or build it up for when you're taking HD photos. It's incredibly easy to apply that you can just use your fingers for a flawless look. However, a beauty blender is a dream! It's creamy, smooth & sets to a slight matte finish. It doesn't transfer. It lasts all day. In fact, it looks better as the day progresses.One time I went to a carnival/fair in 90 degree heat and I was even sweating. Yet, I came back home and still saw a nice foundation look. That day made me fall even more in love with this foundation. More times than not, the foundation looks nicer the longer you wear it. Hands down this a great foundation & I'm pretty sure it's one of the best. To see my in-depth review visit my video here:
3 of 4 people found this helpful.
on 4/3/2018 3:09:00 PM
More reviews by PatriciaLorraine
If you aren’t a fan of full coverage, don’t waste your time. I LOVE this product. The finish is beautiful and it is long lasting. Works best with a beauty sponge of your choice.
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
on 2/19/2018 11:01:00 AM
More reviews by JessicaDelap
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I’ve been using this product since December and I’ve had the worst acne of my life. My face was virtually flawless before I started using this product. It has basically ruined my face! I remember thinking what the hell could be breaking my face also bad? I have a good diet, I drink nothing but water, I exercise, the only thing that I could think of was me changing up my foundation. So I did a little digging on the Internet and found out that Estee Lauder double wear did a formula change a couple years ago and with that formula change, they now use 3 to 4 ingredients that are extremely pore clogging. my face is covered with acne scars now. I just figured out what was going on with my face yesterday, so I’m starting the journey to get my skin back to what it used to be. I was using color stay by Revlon before this high-end make up brands and my face was absolutely fine. Looks like I’ll be going back to the cheap stuff. My face and my wallet will thank me !!
9 of 9 people found this helpful.
on 1/31/2018 3:20:00 PM
More reviews by Tinatm
Skin: Normal, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine
This is one of my all time favorite foundations. It covers everything and stays on all day. The only problems I have with it is that it can get a bit cakey if you put on a little bit too much, and the packaging is annoying, as it's really difficult to get the foundation out without spilling. I have slightly oily skin, and it works wonders for me, so I'd definitely recommend it for my fellow oily skin people!
4 of 4 people found this helpful.
on 12/21/2017 5:07:00 AM
More reviews by Pinicolada
The foundation with the best staying power. However, it’s a bit drying around the corners of my mouth and chin. I also get little bumps on the sides of my nose. They all disappear with a spritz of rose water. I only use this foundation when I know I have long days. Otherwise, if it’s a typical work day of 10 hours, I use Dior Star as I don’t get any reactions from it and the freedom of foundation coming out from a pump. Double Wear is also quite difficult to manage when putting it on. Definitely need a tool of some sort for that blurring effect. I am still trying to find my correct shade. I have tried three colours and all were a bit off in one way or another.
3 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 12/8/2017 1:50:00 AM
More reviews by evieejj
Skin: Normal, Olive, Not Sure
This foundation is very full coverage, great for a night out but not for everyday wear. It oxidizes a lot, so if you were to wear it throughout the day I would recommend going 1 or 2 shades lighter. I used it daily for a while and it definitely didn't do my skin any favours.
on 11/14/2017 8:00:00 AM
More reviews by LisFox
Skin: Normal, Fair, Cool
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine
The coverage is pretty nice. It will look good on those who have to cover up acne.If you have a dry skin, it will make it even more dry by the end of the day.After 9-10 hours you will see it will start to clump around the eye area. 4 out 5 because of it makes the dry skin even more dry.
on 11/6/2017 11:56:00 PM
More reviews by himara710
I love this foundation! A little goes a very long way. My skin looks absolutely flawless after. It also wears so well. I have gone to festivals mid summer when the temperatures are in the high 90s and been outside for hours, looked in the mirror, and been shocked by how good my skin still looks. It’s amazing. It can feel a little tacky at times, but setting it with a foundation is all it needs. It’s such a great foundation. You can wear it light or layer it. Dries semi matte. I love it.
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
on 10/22/2017 11:26:00 PM
More reviews by Cheaseonaffinity
Skin: Normal, Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium
I have normal-combo skin that has some mild discolouration. I prefer full coverage foundations because I think my skin lacks radiance, and I love the look full coverage gives me. I also have an issue with makeup not lasting throughout the day. This looks as good as when you first applied it after a long day. It has that matte, quick dry quality to it that makes it stick - but you can still blend it comfortably while applying. I would say the finish is natural satin-matte. I use a beauty blender and don't use too much product. I'm NC25-30 2W2 Rattan is a perfect match, have also used 3N1 Beige Ivory and 3W1 Tawny as well and they were an ok match.
on 9/26/2017 11:29:00 PM
More reviews by LaLaV
Skin: Normal, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
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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