There’s not enough words to explain how much I love this and it’s completely changed my makeup game. Using this damp so it’s nice and swollen, it’s honestly the holy grail way to apply foundation and concealer. Magically doesn’t take away pigmentation, but instead flawlessly presses this into skin giving a smooth and glowy appearance. If you’ve never tried this one you’re missing out! Too much love for this!
This foundation isn’t good nor bad! I’m very picky with foundations, and have found that expensive for me is better. However, if you’re a babe on a budget, this is a good one for you. The coverage is medium but buildable. It dries very fast so do section by section. I’ve found that applying this with a good brush like the Sigma F80 works great, as well as with a damp beauty blender, which then enables you to build up more coverage should you need to. It is a mattifying foundation, but I do get oily within a few hours on my t-zone. All in all, it’s not the best foundation but it’s a pretty good one.
Let me start by saying the packaging is so sleek and chic! The pigmentation of these lipsticks are beyond anything, one swipe of this is enough to give you full cover. They’re a matte finish without being drying and lasts for hours.
This is a really nice foundation if you’re on a budget, I’m always amazed by the Essence brand, since you’d expect bad quality but always get more bang for your buck. This gives a good coverage that stays matte all day long, I would say if you have dry skin or patches, this will make it appear drier so make sure you moisturize well with a good primer.
My favourite is the bubblegum one, it leaves a subtle but glossy light pink shade that is very moisturizing and smells incredible!
MAC Pro-Longwear Dupe
Although by no means the same as the MAC one, it’s an absolute great dupe if you cannot afford it. There’s a reason why this is a firm fave amongst the beauty community, and for reason. Not only are these great for the under eye area, it covers dark circles really well and lasts all day long, and yes, if you have mature skin it will crease a little bit! It’s awesome for cream contouring!
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