Revlon Colorstay Whipped Creme Makeup Review

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Revlon Colorstay Whipped Creme Makeup

DESCRIPTION :

Finally, truly decadent makeup offers ultimate performance. The mousse-like texture feels like silk on your skin and the time release formula balances skin for a flawless look. All-day, flexible wear without flaking, caking, or feeling heavy.

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I purchased this product back in August of 2016 out of the whim. While browsing the makeup aisle at CVS Pharmacy, I noticed that this jar was labeled “NEW“. I wasn’t sure if this was really new but out of curiosity, I thought why not give it a try.

This Revlon Colorstay Whipped Creme Makeup retails from $9.19 or more depending on where you buy them. CVS Pharmacy sells this for $13.99 but since I had multiple coupons during that moment, I ended up paying $6.79 which was a huge bargain!

I chose the shade BUFF (150) and it’s the lightest shade available at the store. This shade looks very natural based on what you see through the jar. But when I opened it, they actually looked a bit darker than what you see from the container.

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What I like?

  • Super lightweight
  • Amazing consistency
  • Very easy to blend (I like using a foundation brush instead of a makeup sponge for easier application and flawless result)
  • Non-cakey
  • Full coverage
  • Long wearing (sits on my skin from 7AM to 4PM or even longer)
  • Matte finish (I only apply a setting powder once and I’m shine free all day)
  • It didn’t irritate my skin (thumbs up to that!)

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This foundation also turned one shade lighter after a few minutes from application (But, I don’t mind coz I set this foundation using my Sue Devitt loose powder which is a shade darker than this foundation so it neutralizes the end result). I’m sure to some, this is a big No-No but this didn’t bother me at all.

What I don’t like?

  • The jar is thick and heavy (I don’t mind)
  • less product inside (only 23ml compared to Rimmel London Match Perfection Foundation with 30ml for only $4.97)
  • You have to either dip your finger or brush into the jar to get the product out (not a big fan)
  • Choosing the right shade is a little bit difficult if you rely on the external appearance or color through the glass jar.
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I’ve used this foundation majority of the summer months and I loved it so much! As you can see, I’m close to the finish line. 🙂

Would I repurchase this foundation? Yes, perhaps pick a different shade AND if it’s more affordable than $13.99. * CVS Pharmacy is currently having a Buy 1 Get 1 half off with a selling price of $15.29 while it retails for $10.77 at Walmart.*

Would I recommend this  foundation? Yes! If you don’t mind wearing a foundation that turns a shade lighter.

How about you? Have you guys tried this foundation?

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Calvin Klein CK One All Day Perfection…

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For today’s post, I will be sharing my thoughts on a foundation that I recently bought and has been put to the test for a few weeks now.

You guys know that I am a loyal Rimmel London Foundation gal and it’s very hard for me to try something new. However, this Calvin Klein CK One All Day Perfection Face Makeup SPF20 caught my eyes while I was browsing at Ocean State Job Lot just over a month ago.

In case you are wondering what is Ocean State Job Lot, here is a quick overview for you.

Ocean State Job Lot opened for business in 1977 as a single store operation in North Kingstown, RI. The idea was to sell brand name, first quality products at closeout prices. We understood that people work hard for their money. Our job was to deliver the best values possible. That was the idea then and that’s still our goal today. Although we are known as a closeout company, we prefer to think of ourselves as opportunistic merchants.

Now, let’s talk about the product!

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The moment I saw this Calvin Klein CK One foundation on display, I immediately went to check them out and see if they happen to have my shade. They did have two shade options, Porcelain and Sand. Porcelain is more on the lighter shade while Sand is a little bit too dark for my skin tone.

I’m sure to some the bottle is decent, but I personally find it a little bit annoying. I am all about space “saver” and not space “consumer”. This bottle takes up space on my vanity compared to my other foundation bottles.

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However –

I love the pump on this foundation though, it’s very precise that only gives you one pump and not messy at all.

Swatches…

I love that this is a matte finish and does have a very pleasant smell. I applied this foundation using different methods (well after  applying moisturizer an all).

First, I used my foundation brush from  BH Cosmetics. The result was OK, it didn’t give me a smooth finish even after I applied my tarte cosmetics – smooth operator Amazonian clay finishing powder.

Second, I applied this foundation using my all time favorite Stylewurks Sculpting Makeup Sponge (damped). The result was a little bit better but still not impressed. I am all about smooth, flawless finish and this foundation didn’t provide me that look.

Lastly, I had to apply this foundation using my fingers hoping that manual application will work..but then again, it was OK, I prefer using the makeup sponge than my fingers.

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Now, to rate this Calvin Klein CK One All Day Perfection Face Makeup SPF20I’m giving this foundation 2 out of 10. 2 because it’s matte finish which I like, but it did not give me that smooth, flawless finish that I want in a foundation. It does turn “cakey” after a long period of time especially when you apply powder over it to retouch, it does have a thick consistency, also makes my skin looking dull and non-glowing, I’m glad I only paid $5.00 for this product as it’s definitely disappointing.

After doing some research, I found out that this foundation has been discontinued (I won’t even ask why?) but you can still purchase this through Bonanza.com and Ebay  if interested.

However, I will give this product one last chance and maybe, just maybe it will work better this time (LOL).

And there you have it!

Have you guys tried this foundation?

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cyberhug

August Favorites!

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It’s that time again!

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Isn’t it crazy that the month of August just went by so fast?? Summer is almost over and Fall is just around the corner.

Now, Let’s talk about my monthly favorites. Continue reading “August Favorites!”