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L'Oréal Paris Infallible 4HR Matte Foundation

L’Oréal Paris Infallible 24HR Matte Foundation

7 Reviews

Introducing New Infallible 24H Matte Foundation by L’Oréal Paris. A matte result that lasts up to 24 hours. Clinically proven; waterproof, steamproof. All the comfort, none of the shine. Perfect coverage. No Cakey effect. Easy to apply, enriched with perlite technology, and reduces the appearance of shine up to 24 hours.

Ultra-melting fluid emulsion;
Perfectly glides and fuses on the skin – no cakey or dull effect;
24HR Mattifying action;
Absorbing mineral micro sponges help to absorb excess oil.

Price: R189.95
Availability: Selected retailers and pharmacies.

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It’s a no from me

Monica Ritter

I was really excited to try out this product, since I have quite oily skin that I’m always struggling with. I was pleased to see that many beauty personalities recommended this specific foundation, claiming that it’s one of the best drugstore foundations on the market. Alas, I did not love the product as much as I thought I would. The coverage is good and it does last all day, my issue is with the finish of the foundation. It appears caky and dry, the foundation sticks to the dryer patches on my face and it looks awful. I have oily skin so I was really confused when it turned up so dry. I wouldn’t recommend this to anyone, not even oily skin.

Good matte foundation

Shannin King

I have somewhat mixed feelings about this foundation. What I like: It’s affordable, it’s matte and does control shine throughout the day without leaving the skin looking lifeless. It has very good coverage, and lasts long without looking patchy. What I don’t like: I find that it blends well only when using a damp beauty blender (when I use my Real Techniques Expert Face Brush it exaggerates my pores by settling in them) and the shade range isn’t too great (I have pale skin and bought the Vanilla shade, but it is quite pink in its undertone so needs some bronzer to bring me back to life). Overall, I don’t regret buying it; I do need an affordable matte foundation, but I’ll probably look for alternatives when this one is finished.


Talia Harinand

I read so many reviews before purchasing this and they all were great… but I don’t like this foundation because it sinks into my pores and looks so bad! I tried different tools/methods but to no avail. It applies quite dry and cakey and dries on the skin quite fast. Positives: The foundation does really last throughout the day and does stay matte, it also doesn’t transfer easily.

Amazing Coverage!

Shaelyn Janisch

I have been using a lot of different foundations lately. This one has stood out the most for me. It’s got a great smell and texture.

I would say that it has not got “Full Coverage” as said on the packaging. However, it can definitely be built up. I don’t feel the need to use powder because it stays MAtt all day for me.

Honestly a great experience using this foundation! My colour match is great. I would say it is a bit pricey. But it is foundation so I would be willing to spend a little extra for a good foundation.


Pretty Palesa

Best foundation ever, lives up to its name, matte… I don’t think I’ll use any other foundation. I use the amber tone and it matches perfectly with my complexion. It lasts long, gives superb coverage and does not leave a greasy feel. It also bends perfectly with concealer.

Loreal Infallible 24hr

Mel Delacroix

I took the plunge and bought this on saturday, R189 at clicks and when looking at the small tube it sort of seems like it’s expensive and I had to think twice about buying it. I can say I am very well impressed with it, it is very matte and you can build the cover to perfection but at the same time it looks so smooth and natural. The one thing about it tho is it is a bit drying on my skin, when i first put it on in the morning it makes my face feel dry and tight (kinda like the feeling of the LA girl matte glosses) but then I find that if I apply a bit more moisturizer before applying it then its fine and also about an hour or two into my day when my skin would normally start getting shiny and oily then it kinda balances it out so it works out perfectly!! And lasts all day. I can see this is gonna become a big hit! The little tube it comes in is also super cute!

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