Hello my lovelies !<3
Today I’m writing a part 2 review of medium/high coverage foundations. The foundations that it will include are : Smashbox Studio Skin, Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk,Revlon Colorstay and M.A.C. Studio Fix …
Smashbox Studio Skin 15 hour wear hydrating foundation
I bought this foundation a while back … It was at the time I didn’t like my skin and wanted to cover it. I thought it will fix the problem of acne scarring,which is not even as bad as I thought . The reason why I picked this foundation was the fact that, its oil free which means it wouldn’t clog my pores and cause me breakouts . Also the thought of it being a long-wear foundation was quite appealing … I paid for it £29.50 at boots and I think its worth its price. The foundation covers the impurities well and doesn’t make your face look caked up. My face didn’t look any more shiny than it was, plus it does stay on for long I would say 12h as that’s the longest I had it on… Whilst wearing this foundation I didn’t get any breakouts and thats a plus as my skin is very sensitive. There is nothing bad that I have to say about this foundation as we get on well….
Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation
I fell for the hype about this foundation after seeing it on several Instagram posts and Youtube tutorials . I thought if everybody is raving about it then it must be a diamond… some treasure thing … Well I bought it on the day, I’ve seen a girl at work wearing it and her skin looked flawless… That day when I got home, I went online and ordered it ,hoping that my face will look like, I airbrushed the shit out of it lol The day it was getting delivered, I couldn’t stop my excitement… I kept looking out for that bloody postman… Then my ‘baby diamond’ finally got delivered yaaayyy. I opened it and thought ‘ Jheez I got myself a baby armani foundation’ I didn’t even wait till the next day to use it. I cleansed my face and wacked it on straight away,thinking it will change my face and make me look like Kim K or some next prefect face diva. Well… I didn’t turn into Kim K but the foundation did look good after I build up the coverage . It says on the website that it is a medium coverage foundation but I would say its more of a light coverage… still you can build that baby up no problemo… It comes in beautiful 21 shades and is meant to be for all skin types. It did work with my skin well and I have received some compliments wearing it. I also didn’t notice new breakouts and my only issue is how long it stays on. I wouldn’t say it is a long-wearing foundation but it is perfect for when you just want to wear it for a few hours in the day (6-8h). I can’t really fault the ‘baby diamond’ its my perfect summer foundation.
Revlon Colorstay Combination/Oily Skin
When my favourite foundation Rimmel Lasting Finish got re-formulated and didn’t work for me anymore, I had to start looking for my next holy grail foundation. I heard about Colorstay from my friends and just never got to try it, because I was so in love with Rimmel that I thought there was no point of replacing something that I was happy with. When Rimmel didn’t work for me anymore I decided to give Revlon Colorstay a go… That’s when I started beating myself for not trying it sooner ! This foundation was the first one that took away the shine off my face. Couple years back my skin used to be extra oily, and I always struggled with keeping sebum at bay. Every bloody day I had to take away excess oil off my T zone area by dabbing it with tissue. It was embarrassing when people made comments about my shiny face… Thats why I was so happy when I found this foundation as it did the job of getting rid off excess sebum and covering imperfections well . The only reason why I’m currently not using it, is because my skin is not as oily anymore and I don’t really get any spots. So i moved on to True Match which is my new favourite. I would say that if you are suffering from oily skin try this foundation, as it will give you a nice matte finish. It is also long-wearing. I wore it outside in rain and believe me that shit didn’t come off one bit lol Just to add the foundation comes in 13 shades going from Ivory to warm gold, so if you are thinking to get one chances are you will be lucky to find your shade…
M.A.C. Studio Fix Fluid
I got this foundation at MAC when I was shopping for a new blush. In the end I didn’t find the blush that I liked so I decided to try this foundation. I always tell myself ‘ If it doesn’t work for me,it might work on my clients’ then I go ahead and buy make up lol The foundation looks good on my combination skin,it gives me that nice airbrushed look by minimising my pores . It also stays on for long which is good especially when I’m at work for 8 hours . The only thing that puts me off is the smell of the foundation and the fact that it breaks me out a bit. If you don’t have a problem with MAC foundations and they don’t break you out its worth giving it a go. It cost £22 which I think is quite affordable if you work, on the other hand if you’re a student it might be a bit too pricey… If it wasn’t breaking me out I would definitely wear it more often. Who knows it might work for you better than it did for me …
I hope you guys enjoyed my review ❤ Let me know your thoughts xx
Love JJ xx