Category Archives: Revlon

Revlon ColorStay V’s Make Up Forever Mat Velvet +

Revlon ColorStay verus Make Up Forever Mat Velvet +Revlon ColorStay is quite often compared to Make Up Forever Mat Velvet +, I own and wear both foundations and thought I would do a review comparing the two.  For the review I’ve used Revlon ColorStay in Sand Beige (180) and Make Up Forever Mat Velvet + (30) as the colours are quite similar.  I wouldn’t ordinarily wear these shades as they are a tiny bit too dark for me unless I have a small bit of fake tan on.

Price:  Make Up Forever Mat Velvet + €36 for 30ml.  Revlon ColorStay also in 30ml bottle is usually €17.50 but from time to time it is on offer for €13.50, so keep an eye out for this offer.  I wouldn’t pay €17.50, but for €13.50 that makes it a great buy in my opinion.

Texture: Both have a similar texture and are quick to dry. Be careful around the eye area as both can settle into fine lines and wrinkles ensure you apply a light eye cream first.  Both are good if you have oily/combination skin, but avoid if your skin is at all dry.  Revlon ColorStay also comes in a normal/combination formulation but it’s not great for dry skin either. Read the rest of this entry »


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Summer Foundations – pt 1: Revlon Beyond Natural

With summer around the corner, I guess it’s time to ditch the heavier foundations in favour or something more natural, fresh and light.  So I thought I would revisit some of my mineral foundations and tinted moisturisers, up first:

Revlon Beyond Natural Skin Matching Makeup

Not a typical tinted moisturiser, this foundation is some where between a tinted moisturiser and a light weight foundation but it does have a sheer light weight quality.  It is a bit unusual in that it goes on white and adjusts to match your skin tone.  It has an SPF of 15 and comes in a limited range of shades (light, medium, and deep) but it’s pretty easy to get a good match off these as it does blend into your skin tone.  It’s light weight and is moisturizing enough for those with dry skin,  but not so moisturing that those with slightly oily skin should steer clear.

I found it really natural looking and it gave me a healthy glow but the coverage is as one would expect, not great at all, it’s just too light and sheer for me, but on the plus side it doesn’t sit into wrinkles so it keeps you looking fresher long, and that I do love.  Costs about €15 and while this product is okay for everyday – running errands type of use etc., this Gal is not going to put away the full coverage makeup just yet.

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