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Revlon Fire (Red) & Ice Women's 1.7-ounce Cologne Spray ..
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REVLON Colorstay Foundation Normal/Dry Skin 150 Buff SPF 15
REVLON Colorstay combination/oily Foundation 180 sand beige SPF 15
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on 4/9/2017 4:21:00 PM
More reviews by Nfoster
Skin: Oily, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Other, Other, Other
Ugh has to be one of the worst foundations I've tried. I hadn't used this for years but did remember really liking it when I was in my late teens/early twenties. It's one of the most recommended drugstore foundations for oily skin and had some glowing reviews so thought I'd try it again. NOPE!!!!! No matter how I try to apply it, fingers, dry and damp RT sponge it just looks like shit. Transfers like crazy, has NO staying power, sinks into my pores and worst of all looks SUPER patchy once any bit of my face oil starts to come through. I have very oily skin and once this starts breaking down (within an hour or so of applying) it makes me look like I have dry patches on my face. Which I don't! A thin layer doesn't provide much coverage but trying to build up the coverage makes my skin look even worse, it gets cakey easily and then makes the patchiness mentioned above look even more horrendous. After multiple tries with different skin prep techniques I am tossing it which makes me sad because to me this almost $15 foundation isn't so cheap. Back to CG oily skin BB cream which I like SO much better. While I do experience a little bit of transfer with CG and while of course it doesn't keep the oil at bay all day it does NOT get patchy nor does it make my skin look like it has dry patches. It doesn't sink into my pores and the coverage is easy to build to whatever I need. Plus my greasy skin just starts to look more or less dewy when the oil breaks through. I see others have mentioned that this Revlon foundation has been reformulated since I had last tried it which makes sense to me because one of the main reasons I stopped using it years ago was the paint like smell which it no longer has.
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on 3/21/2017 6:53:00 PM
More reviews by SophiaSopapilla
Skin: Oily, Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
I've used this for years and loved it until they reformulated it. I've tried everything to make the new version work but it's not happening. I don't know if it's the sunscreen or the added silicones but this gets patchy, slides off, transfers and breaks down in about 8 hours, the previous formula I could wear for 12+ hours and still look great. It applies better with a sponge, streaky with a brush. I suspect this gave me dermatitis about 6 months ago. My skin started peeling and burned, it was horrible. I stopped using this and after battling the dermatitis for months, it went away. I loved this foundation so much but it's time to move on, whatever they did to re formulate it ruined it.
3 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 9/8/2016 12:30:00 PM
More reviews by greatgrains
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Straight, Fine
This foundation is great! I like the pump packaging and use less than half a pump for my full face. This is probably a rather sheer application for this foundation and you can definitely use more for full coverage. I don't set it with powder as I like the satin finish and it still lasts the whole day. There is no discernible scent (I used the old version more than 10 years ago and it used to smell strongly of paint - yucks). I'm in between NC15-20 and use the shade Buff.
on 2/14/2017 2:35:00 PM
More reviews by BerkeleyChick
Skin: Oily, Fair, Warm
I have loved this product from the beginning! I love it even more now that the bottle features a pump, which is far more convenient and hygienic than just having it pour out of the bottle. I wear this in shade 110, as I am rather fair. When applied with a dampened Real Techniques sponge, I love the even (yet natural) finish I get from this foundation. In my experience, applying with the sponge and using a primer will make for the best results.
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
on 8/22/2016 1:32:00 PM
More reviews by Cellove15
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
the best foundation i ever tried. and i've tried A LOT.
preferred the old formula, but it still works. i think the smell is less prominent with the new formula. the pump is great!
i'm nc15 and i wear it in the shade buff. it's a bit neutral, but somehow that suits me better than more yellow based foundations that do resemble my skin tone.
i'll keep buying this forever!!!
on 9/9/2016 3:47:00 AM
More reviews by stephsiu191
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I like this foundation although it isn't my favourite. It is full coverage and definitely has the best staying power on my oily skin out of all the matte foundations I own. However, it does get heavy and cakey so I have to be careful I don't pile on product. I like to use this foundation by mixing it with a lighter foundation or even a bb cream just to help with the longevity.
on 7/5/2016 2:56:00 PM
More reviews by blairXwitch
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine
I am sooo disappointed in this foundation. I used it many moons ago, and while it wasn't perfect, it was ok, I just preferred ELDW over it so I stopped using it.In time, Smashbox 15 Hr foundation and MAC SFF have become my HGs, but since I ran out of both, I wanted to try something a bit cheaper again, so I figured I'd revisit Colorstay - especially since it now has a pump.Well, I am wearing it today for the first time, and nope...ain't going to work. I am combo/oily so I got the Combination/Oily version, and 6 hours into wearing it, this is what's going on:- it feels heavy, I feel like I have a layer of paint on my face- when I applied it this morning with my usual brush, it felt oily going on, and it looked streaky! This never happens to me with my other foundations. I had to go over it with my Beauty Blender, to make it look acceptable- I have a bit of texture on one side of my nostril, and the foundation caked in it from the get-go, and I couldn't fix it- it has a persistent scent. I can still smell it, hours later. The old version wasn't this perfumey- I don't look matte. Actually, when I touch my face it feels a bit sticky, like the foundation hasn't dried. I also look quite glowy, and my blotting sheet was covered in oil- it looks separated on parts of my face. From afar it still looks ok, but not up close- it's not full coverage, maybe medium? Less coverage than it used to be, that's for sure.- it's expensive. $21.99 + 13%tax for a drugstore product is unacceptable. Pros:- Ivory is a nice color match for me (NW15)- the pump is a nice additionUnfortunately, instead of saving money, I will end up spending more because now I have to buy one of my HG foundations too. I just hope it won't break me out, now that would suck the big one.
5 of 5 people found this helpful.
on 7/17/2016 1:03:00 PM
More reviews by macabremakeup
Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine
Purchased at: TargetPrice: $15 plus taxI haven't used the Revlon Colorstay in years. But, it's summer and I am struggling to find a foundation that stays put or stays matte during the summer months (and sometimes I need more than just concealer and powder although that's fine most of the time). I remembered this one working for me way back when and since they finally put a pump on their bottle, I figured I'd go for it. The first, rather obvious, pro is the pump! Second pro, for me, was the smell of the foundation. It has one, but I appreciate that it isn't the same strong almost paint-like smell that it used to have. The smell doesn't bother me, but it may bother some people who are sensitive to smells since this smell doesn't seem to go away after you've worn the foundation for a while. I like the coverage of this, but I wouldn't consider it as full coverage as the old formula had. I've applied with my fingers, a cosmetic wedge (my favorite method), real techniques sponge, flat foundation brush and a domed foundation brush and I could still see me acne scars under all applications with two pumps of foundation. It blends pretty well and doesn't set quite as fast as the old formula so you have time to work it into the skin. The finish, on me, is a semi-matte rather than a true matte (I have really oily skin). The texture looks like skin as long as you don't cake on too much. But....this does not stay matte very long on me at all. I get three hours out of it, tops. Then I'm shiny and have to blot (or powder). If you aren't super oily, I could see this staying matte longer and being really nice for that. But I'm giving this a 3 overall because the price (might as well go to Sephora; all the drugstore foundations here average $14 before tax) and the fact that it doesn't stay matte on me very long. If you can find this on sale, or for a better price than I can find it where you live, it wouldn't hurt to test out the new formulation. But I personally wont be purchasing this again.
4 of 4 people found this helpful.
on 7/12/2016 10:49:00 AM
More reviews by Blondiee5152
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
To date this is the BEST foundation I have ever tried and that includes High End and Drugstore Foundations. In a foundation I look for the following: Full Coverage, lasts all day, natural looking but flawless, keeps my skin from looking greasy (there is nothing I hate more than greasy foundation!) and this foudation does all of that!!! I have tried SO many from the drugstore and SO many high end foundations and this by far blows all of them out of the water. People all the time compliment my makeup and tell me how flawless my skin looks- this is defintiely thanks to Revlon Colorstay. Also- I have tried both the Combination/Oliy Formula and the Normal/Dry formula and for me personally I like the normal/dry but both work great. That just comes down to a personal preference. I will say I havent tried the new pump bottle - I dont know if that formula is different- Im hoping not! I also will say that the formula over the last couple of years has changed a bit and I do notice a difference in the way it seperates around my forehead a little bit but I still love this foundation regardless. If you are looking for a flawless looking foundation that is going to stay on all day, you must give this a try. Side note, I was in a wedding a few years ago and did the makeup for the wedding day for the Bride, Mother of the bride and a few bridesmaids using this foundation and everyone loved it and looked fantastic. So flawless and beautiful. I am doing another brides makeup this coming winter and am using this on her as well. This foundation is a MUST TRY!!!!
5 of 7 people found this helpful.
on 7/12/2016 11:20:00 AM
More reviews by joysimjoy
Skin: Sensitive, Dark, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
i love it! it's just the smell tho. The smell is too strong. Otherwise, everything else is great
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