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4.0
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a month ago

It's interesting how polarizing this product is. I actually really enjoy it. When I've worn it in the past, friends have commented on how good my makeup looks (friends that normally don't notice things like that). I have normal to dry skin, roughly NC25/30 and the formula worked really well for me. It has high coverage so I don't put on a lot but it buffs out really nice for me. I find it lasts well and doesn't dry out my skin (although it's in my summer shade so I haven't tried it in the dead of our Canadian winters). It just makes my entire face look perfected. It's awesome. I probably won't repurchase only because I don't need a really full coverage face very often nowadays but I'm glad I purchased it and have it to pull out when needed. I do think it's tricky to pick a good shade though.. they apply lighter than they look in the packaging so if you can, i'd go in. I ended up getting a shade a tad on the dark side for me (over compensated) but I can make it work in the summer.

About reviewer (130 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinDry, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBrunette, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown



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4 months ago

I am fortunate to have good skin and there are very few foundations that don't look good on me, but this was one of them. It was aging and drying and just not a good look. I tried it with different brushes and primers (and without primer) and the results were the same. No matter how little I used, it looked cakey and mask like and just aging. I'm a fan of Aucoin products but this was just a miss for me. Much preferred the Armani Power Fabric Balm!

About reviewer (14 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinCombination, Other, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Other, Other

EyesBrown


1.0
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5 months ago

Wow, this stuff is horrible on me. It initially goes on ok, but rapidly pills and cakes, and I did not put a lot on. It accentuated every flaw and seemed to give my skin much worse texture and look extremely dry. What a disappointment!

About reviewer (39 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinCombination, Fair

HairBlond

EyesGreen


2.0
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7 months ago

I went to Sephora to replace my empty Dior Forever but before I did I took a look at their site to see what’s new. This product really intrigued me and I’ve never used a K Aucoin foundation but I’ve read rave reviews. The woman who helped me with it told me they couldn’t give samples of it which is kind of questionable but it comes with a brush so I figured if I don’t love it I’ll still have a new brush. I decided to purchase this instead of my beloved Dior. The color match was great for me (I don’t recall the shade). When I applied it to my neck and hand it was like a velvet airbrushed veil of perfection. My skin is very dry in the winter months but it’s been so humid that I actually wanted something with a more matte finish like this. After the first application I was not thrilled. At all. It was very heavy looking and cakey. I’ve been blessed with great skin so unless it’s deep winter I never really see issues like this. I watched a few vids mostly of raves and tried it again. No good. Like...at all. It’s got that silicone chalky thing happening. I returned it. UPDATE: Wayne Goss just reviewed this on YouTube and he really sums up all my feels.

About reviewer (242 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinDry, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
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7 months ago

This it absolutely stunning.... it's a pretty dry texture but you need such a tiny amount for amazing coverage that I find doesn't need setting at all, I do use the Kevyn Aucoin concealer with the wand under my eyes to conceal my really bad under eye circles but they look absolutely stunning on, you will need a good moisturizer underneath, I've had this a week and I'm already thinking of buying another to have as a spare even though this will probably last a couple of years using it every day, I'm more worried about losing it than running out! I think its finally time to relive away all my other foundations and concealers and I have a ridiculous amount after over 35 years of searching for "the one" I have finally found it!!! ❤

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinNormal, Medium

HairBrown

EyesBlue


4.0
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7 months ago

For reference: I’m 51 years old, have dry skin that is light/medium with neutral undertones. I have surface redness on cheeks and chin, one annoying line on my forehead on the right side, and sun damage dark spots that are fading with the help of my skincare routine. I purchased the shade Light FB 4.5 which is described as light with a neutral undertone. I have been testing this foundation out for one week now and have the following thoughts... My experience with this foundation is solid medium coverage on the first pass and does a good job covering my surface redness and the fading sun damage and freckles on my skin. I think you can build it up to full but would look terrible on my dry skin as this has a matte finish. To combat the matte finish and further exaggerate my already dry skin I make sure to use a little more of my holy grail Egyptian Magic balm underneath. For me, this step is key. I do not generally like using a brush to apply foundation, it irritates my skin, increases the redness and can accentuate or lift up any dry flaky skin I have. This is especially true after using a rather strong retinol product the night before, like DE A-Passioni (which was a HUGE mistake for me and one I didn’t make twice). On properly prepped skin I had a more natural/satin finish (my preference) and did not experience any transfer while wearing it either. The brush (included) does a great job of spreading and buffing in the foundation balm however I did find myself tapping some of it in with my fingers to warm it up and help it smooth out and not look streaky or patchy on certain areas on my face. If I do feel it is a bit too dry or matte while wearing, I use a hydrating mist and my skin looks immediately more radiant. Do not rely on Sephora’s descriptions to shade match. Do yourself a favour and go to the KA site where the undertone is also listed next to the shade. Additionally, Sephora’s site says this is for normal, combination and oily skin types whereas KA’s site pretty much says it’s for all skin types which I think is true as long as you prep your skin according to your own skin’s needs. Oily types will likely need to powder and may need to blot during the day. Dry types may find a hydrating mist helps along with an emollient moisturizer underneath. Definitely give it a try if you are interested, it’s a nice foundation.

About reviewer (968 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBrunette, Curly, Medium

EyesBlue




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