Monday, 3 June 2013

Revlon Nearly Naked Foundation

Hey beautiful people!

Today's read is my review on a foundation. Yes, another foundation, but a girl just cannot resist buying them. Revlon's Nearly Naked liquid foundation was doing the rounds in the blog world only just recently and I was intrigued. With nearly naked in the name, I was curious and well I already sold on the name alone. I'm forever searching for a base that allows a flawless finish without looking like I'm wearing anything, and as of recent I haven't been wearing foundation that much so this seemed like the perfect thing. I'm a sucker for the no make up 'make up' look.

The thing that grinds my gears with drugstore makeup, foundation specifically is the shading and knowing whether it is the right one for you. I'm a pale girl, so I picked up the lightest shade 110 'Ivory'. I tried out their 'Vanilla' shade which was just one shade darker but still enough to tell it was definitely not my shade. I tested it on my jawline and decided this was for me, I placed it into my basket which at this point was already overflowing. Oops.

The next day I applied the foundation within my usual make up routine. Normally I use my Real Techniques buffing brush or foundation application but I just used my fingers the first time, and wow. It applies like a dream, I've since applied with the buffing brush and again the application is amazing it goes on effortlessly, and it feels almost like second skin. It is so light and so weightless you wouldn't think you were wearing foundation, which is what you want after all. It isn't cakey, it doesn't cling to blemishes or problem areas, it doesn't go patchy it is just perfect. Its light coverage for sure, but I definitely think you could build it up if you wanted extra coverage. I love the way how it makes my skin look though, and I would go as far as saying this is my new holy grail foundation. Bold statement to make, I know but it is like wow. It sort of reminds me of Estée Lauder's invisible fluid, in a way. It's a real lovely addition to my collection and I've been wearing it everyday since I purchased it. I can't find anything at fault with it, the only thing would be the packaging. The glass bottle is nice and the white top, I love that, however dispensing the foundation is difficult as there is no pump. It can become fiddly and there is the chance you will pour out too much and waste a lot of product. It's only a small negative though and I can live with that. I'm already thinking about repurchasing this when I run out, as well as picking up the pressed powder from the same nearly naked range!

Has anyone ever tried this? How did you get on with this?
Much love