Loreal true match foundation review 

Morning campers, anyone else finding the weather completely unpredictable lately? 

I sure am and I’m having to change my makeup accordingly every day. 
An old purchase I’ve been reaching for more recently is the Loreal true match foundation. 
Lets start with packaging shall we
30 ml glass bottle which allows you to see what shade is in the bottle. Incredibly the product comes with a pump dispenser meaning you can control wastage. 
  
Due to the bottle being glass and the cap being a see through plastic this can get really grubby. Keep the baby wipes on standby you dirty girls! 

The foundation is a rather runny liquid formula as you can see and the texture is incredibly silky on the back of your hand. 

 

The consistency of the foundation is one of light to medium coverage. It is not too sheer and is oil free which is good for my temperamental skin. 
  

The coverage melds my skin discolouration and unifies any hyper-pigmentation I am suffering with. 
It does not cover raised skin issues such as acne or scarring, I would look to invest in a concealer if you suffer from those skin complaints. 
  
I found the foundation lasted around 6 hours when worn with a primer and set with a powder. 
  
The fading began around the nose where it slowly migrated to all other dry patches. I found that a quick sweep of powder freshened the whole look up for the end of a hard days work. 
Drinks afterwards? You’ll need to reapply. 
To reduce those devilish dry tell tale signs creeping in, use a rich moisturiser before application. 
Application is rather simple as you can use brushes or blenders depending on your personal preference. 
It is extremely easy to blend into the skin and mimics the texture of my skin. To put it in every day language. Your make up looks natural and skin like rather than ‘putting a face on’ 
The finish is naturally matte with luminosity on the cheeks in my opinion. One layer is sufficient for a days work and I have to dispute claims that you can create made to measure simply by adding layers. Too much product and it just sits on the face and doesn’t dry. 
Which is a nuisance when you need to apply eyeliner and you leave a thumb print on your temple. Strong look Clo. 

  
True Match contains SPF 17 in its formula making sure your skin is protected from those invisible rays. The SPF does cause a little bit of flashback but its really not something to worry about on a night out. If this is a major concern for you then reserve this for a day time foundation
  


My favourite bit about this product is the shade range. 
There are 3 schools of colouring;
W
N
C
Standing for warm, neutral and cool. Within those colourings there are shade ranges. 
I wear C1 and it is the best drugstore foundation for pale skin I have come across. 
There is no muddy orange  or grey and ashy tones common among pale foundations. 
There are 23 shades which is incredible seeing as the foundation is only £9.99. 
 
hope you agree the finished look is fierce
 
I would recommend this foundation if you struggle finding drugstore foundations for pale skin. It has reasonable staying power and a natural finish. Its SPF protects from those harmful rays and its formula ensures your skin looks like skin at all times. 
I hope this helps, 
Love 
Clo 
Xx 
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Loreal Eau De Teint product review

Loreal Eau De Teint

Price £9.99

Hey guys,

When I heard there was an Armani foundation dupe on the market for under a tenner I was uber excited. Not that I’ve ever owned an armani anything but nevertheless I had to get involved.

The bottle is sleek glass which looks very beautiful however means that a lot of product is wasted. This is because you cannot cut off the end and scrape every last morsel out. The product has an open neck top where you pour the formula out. The instructions show you tip this onto your finger and apply to the face. I found this to be quite wasteful as you often dispense more than that is required. I truly believe a pump would improve this product.

The formula itself is very light. The consistency is similar to water. I could not apply with my normal brushes as it was just absorbed like a sponge. I did not like the feeling particularly and found it smelt off. When applied to my face, I noticed it settled in my pores and claimed squatters rights. It clung to my dry patches and felt very flakey. I found I had to apply a lot of concealers over blemishes as it did not have buildable coverage.
As you can see this is not my favourite product, my liquid blush did not mix well with this formula either. When my benetint was applied over the top it separated, imagine oil and water leaving me with patchy cheeks.
Absolutely horrid.
The colour choices all have this orange tinge to them which ramps up the David Dickinson effect as well as being patch.
It does have an SPF18 which is the only redeeming feature I can think of with this product.

Such a shame as I was expecting huge things from this but am sadly disappointed. For me it was a complete waste of a tenner.

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