I’m down to my final week in Australia and although most of my make-up is packed up and bubble-wrapped and I probably swore to myself not to buy anymore, I came across these two babies and I couldn’t resist. But trust me, I do have a decent explanation for purchasing and that is well, I’ve never tried anything like them before and they are both spankin’ new products . Plus, I’m leaving so I should be putting my paws on everything I can’t get back in Singapore! Here’s a little haul of the Revlon Colorstay Whipped Creme Make-Up foundation and the Maybelline Dream Nude Airfoam! I am throughly excited to review both but here are my first impressions of each of them if you’re already on the edge of your seats.
Maybelline Dream Nude Airfoam Foaming Foundation:
The Maybelline Dream Nude Airfoam is a foaming foundation. The first time I spotted a foaming foundation was back in Singapore, I think it’s called the Maybelline BB Mousse but I didn’t get it (yet). I was also a bit concerned with the skin care effects of these products. I mean, make-up in a can? I didn’t know if it would harm my skin because of the extra “chemicals” required to make it into a foam, but hey I guess the newest generation of foundations deserve a try right? This one in particular is supposed to be a very lightweight foundation that is able to give a flawless finish by releasing fine pigments, is SPF 16, ideal for normal skin and apparently won’t clog pores. Sounds good to me so far.
I think when I bought this, I really didn’t know what was comin’. The first time I pressed the nozzle, I was really surprised as the foam immediately grew before my eyes. I did also notice that it does oxidize on your hand as you can see the color differences in the next two pictures. It’s a very light feeling, airy kind of thing, unlike anything I have tried before.
When I first applied it on my skin, it was pretty ridiculous. I really didn’t know what I was doing. I am after all applying foam on my face. However, despite the application, the foundation almost disappeared into my skin almost covering a light and natural layer so that I don’t feel like I’m wearing anything at all but it still is able to give me medium to full coverage which was utterly amazing. I really liked it despite my sneaking suspicion that I might probably break out from it, but I guess we will have to see. It doesn’t oxidize that much on my face but it does oxidize a lot on my hand.
Relvon Colorstay Whipped Creme Make-Up Foundation
The Revlon ColorStay Whipped Creme make-up will officially be my first creme foundation. It comes in a pot and is a very luxurious feeling foundation, almost like a night cream yet it does have a mousse like silky texture which I really like. As you would know, I’m impressed by the original liquid Revlon Colorstay foundation for it’s perfect coverage, ability to control oil and it’s long-wearing abilities even though it does feel a bit heavy. I expect this one to be much more hydrating and in that sense more natural feeling but still have that long wear and perfect coverage.
Revlon claims this baby to have a silky mousse like texture, will make you flawless and give you all day flexible wear and result in a soft matte finish. It is supposed to be a full coverage foundation that will withstand heat and humidity. I like the last point as I’m going back to humid and tropical weather back in Singapore and for me, glowy and hydrating foundations are the best for that climate because you don’t end up looking like a cakey mess.
When I first applied the foundation, I was really surprised by how mousse like it feels, much more than an actual cream even though it looks so much more like a cream. It is very silky when applying it and it does give medium to full flawless coverage. I did not however see my foundation lasting longer than the original revlon colorstay foundation and it did give me a soft semi-matte finish. I’m excited to try this out more as I am in love with the texture!
So there we have it! My two new foundations that I will be reviewing in the next few weeks! Stay tuned! By the way as you can tell, I changed my layout after hours of coding (and I mean hours – I stayed up till 4am, and woke up at 8am to continue coding the rest of the day) and I hope you like it. You better like it. JOKES. Lol. I wanted it to be cleaner and simpler. The other I reckon was too in your face, so I wanted this to be a place of peace and serenity (if at all). I should sleep.
Have you tried these foundations yet, what do you think?