Now, the reason that I stopped using it was because I thought I looked a bit orange. The whole 'orange face/white neck' look is never one to strive for... And instead of just putting foundation on my neck and fake-tanning my entire body to match my darker face, I went on a quest for a paler foundation.
Anyway, back to Max Factor. I like the company. I know they're at the higher end of high street cosmetics in terms of price, but I feel that the quality outweighs cost with most of their products.
I bought this foundation quite a while ago but never really used it. It seemed to be a similar colour to the Lasting Performance and I didn't want to return to my orange-faced roots. So, I just left it, sitting in the bathroom, all alone; unused and gathering dust. But, last night, I had a change of heart and decided to try it out again. I was a little impressed, so I decided to use it again today.
|Shade - 40 Light Ivory|
I'd say that this foundation provides medium coverage. You could build it up, but I would guess that too much of this foundation could look potentially cakey.
I actually used this foundation without powder and it looked wonderfully radiant, for a while. Eventually, after a couple of hours, the dreaded shininess kicked in and I wished I'd used powder after all...
I would definitely recommend this to people who have combination skin, because this foundation seems to hydrate those dry patches (without clinging to them) whilst simultaneously making those oily bits look a bit less... Oily. It's great for evening out combination skin, but I'm sure it's great on most types of skin.
- Lovely texture,
- Hydrating and moisturising element which doesn't make oily patches worse,
- A little goes a long way,
- Great for combination skin.
- A little too dark for me,
- Quite expensive for a high street foundation,
- Potentially oxidises (on my skin),
- 18ml pot for £9.99 isn't that much for your money.
Thanks for reading!