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Saturday, 28 July 2012

Make-up Review : Essence's My Base Skin Perfection Make-up Base

Assalamualaikum pretty ladies!

Okay, I will ban myself from shopping for Essence, need to explore more of other brands, but then I just don't want to :( LOL! I even have to repurchase two other items that I've been giving a lot of loving to. 


Primers or Make-up Base might be the most expensive make-up products I've ever encountered, there's no primers or make-up bases that I've seen are less than $20. So, why not try check out the Essence counter whether they sell any primer/make-up bases.


In fact, they do, this make-up base can be doubled as a tinted moisturizer, but too bad there's no mention of SPF, else this will be a bombing product.

It claims to create a fresher and more radiance appearance, enhances and corrects skin tone and create a smooth surface for foundation while moisturizing and mattifying. It is to be applied before foundation (duh) or left alone as tinted moisturizer.


So let's go to the swatch, it's pure orange smoothie-like cream, when blended, it will give a smooth surface, but I'm not liking the orange cast it gives, though I am able to hide it with my foundation/bb cream.


I think this base would moisturize well, but I'm not sure if it mattifies your foundation though, if your foundation/bb cream gives you a dewy finish, that will come out after applying it on a layer of the base. 


I find that when using this base, I don't have longer make-up wear, it fares well, was able to last my makeup through the whole day, but I do need to touch up every now and then. A good make-up base, but not great, as I found that everytime I wear this out, some of my foundation, would eventually cake at the side of my nose, a great catalyst to speed up the formation of whiteheads =='

So, for it's price, I'm not complaining but I'd definitely not going to repurchase this.

5 comments:

  1. It sounded great until you said it doesn't last and makes your foundation cake up. What a shame! Because the price is very nice! =-)

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  2. As for the makeup primerd, there is one rule that can always be applied: You get what you pay for.

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