Deborah Wet & Dry Compact Foundation Review

by Parul Yadav on September 17, 2013 · 19 comments

Deborah Wet & Dry Compact Foundation

By Parul Yadav

Hey all…

After my first review, I was so excited to write for the second one that I literally ignored some of my paper work at hospital thinking about what should be my next product review! And here I am writing about the Deborah wet and dry compact. Though when it comes to compact I swear upon the Chambor wet and dry compact which suits my oil dripping and acne prone skin perfectly :*. But last month when I was short of money I had to look out for some compact in the range of 500-600 I got this Deborah product because I have had a good experience with their lipstick and eyeliner.

Deborah Wet&Dry Compact Foundation


Price:

INR 595 for 11g

PACKAGING: It comes in a chic golden and coffee brown oval plastic case with two overlying chambers- the lower one consists of sponge and above it lies the compact with mirror. The sponge is really smooth and blends the compact well.

SHADES: It comes in 3 shades- 01,02,03. I bought the 03 shade which matches my skin colour perfectly (read dusky).

My experience with Deborah Wet & Dry Compact Foundation :

My working hours these days is 9-3 so my review is based on the 6 hour usage (without any touch up in between). I cleansed my face, applied tiny bit of Maybelline bb cream and since my skin felt hydrated enough I applied the compact in dry form. It was smooth and silky enough and blended really well on my skin, covered the light pigmented area on my forehead; only concern was that it didn’t provide me the shine which Chambor provides me (but then it’s just half the price of chambor). When I came home, there were no traces of patchiness, though I could feel little oil on my face but that can be ignored owing to the humid weather these days here in Kanpur. In the evening I again used the product, this time in wet form; and it was again quite satisfactory.

Deborah Wet & Dry Compact Foundation  (4)

Pros of Deborah Wet & Dry Compact Foundation :

• It’s the best compact I have used in this price range category.
• Suitable for oily skinned beauties.
• Good coverage.
• Attractive packaging.
• Sponge and mirror are just awesome.
• Separate sections for sponge and compact.
• Dual usage.

Deborah Wet & Dry Compact Foundation  (1)

Cons of Deborah Wet & Dry Compact Foundation:

• The effect is not very long lasting (the chambor compact I swear by, provides me with longer results).
• Fragile case (the lower compartment doesn’t opens fully and the hinge is quite susceptible to breakage).

Deborah Wet & Dry Compact Foundation  (2)

Will I buy Deborah Wet & Dry Compact Foundation  again?

I don’t think so! Because I am totally in love with my Chambor compact and can’t live without it. But yes when money may be a matter, I may consider buying it ;)

Will  I suggest or recommend Deborah Wet & Dry Compact Foundation?

Of course I will! If you are looking out for a dual compact in this price range and suffer from oily skin; you should give it a try! But don’t forget to keep it in your bag when you’re out because you need the touch up in 2-3 hours.

IMBB Rating:

3.5/5

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{ 19 comments… read them below or add one }

neha September 17, 2013 at 2:20 pm

im tempted to try it *haan ji*

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parul September 17, 2013 at 2:52 pm

yes please do *powder* attractive packaging no *oye balle* *oye balle*

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Garima September 18, 2013 at 9:47 am

Parul a nice review…but plzz can u tell me how a compact is used in ‘wet’ way. thanks in advance.

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parul September 20, 2013 at 10:53 am

hey garima, its very easy… just soak the sponge in water (squeeze out excess water), take compact over it, dab all over ur face and blend *powder* you’re done :D

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jomol September 17, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Welcome to IMBB Parul……nice review, good buy *announce*

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parul September 17, 2013 at 3:02 pm

thanxx alot *puchhi* u guys are doing such fab work i must say *clap* …….. m totally loving it *pompom*

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saloni..!! September 17, 2013 at 3:18 pm

Wow great combo *clap* *clap* loved the concept of wet and dry together *happy dance* *happy dance* going to lay my hands on it soon *pompom*

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parul September 17, 2013 at 3:24 pm

yes wet and dry combo is really a boon for oily skinned ppl! hey bt if u’re ready to invest 1150 then go for chambor wet n dry… its super *announce*

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saloni..!! September 17, 2013 at 3:38 pm

Oh is it *woot* yeah that investment is fine because compact takes so much time to get over *hifive* *hifive* will look out for it *happydance*

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Triya September 17, 2013 at 4:51 pm

Welcome to IMBB Parul.

Me too in Kanpur!!! Where do you stay? :)

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parul September 17, 2013 at 8:39 pm

hey thats great *hifive* i live in kakadev. n wt abt u?

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Triya September 17, 2013 at 9:50 pm

Me studying in IIT. I don’t really know where kakadev is *hihi* *hihi*

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parul September 17, 2013 at 10:37 pm

ohh great so u’r an iitian *clap* kakadev is near gurdev in case u know that area *hihi* n m a bds lecturer at rama dental college

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Triya September 18, 2013 at 12:55 am

Yep I know gurudev!! You’re a lecturer! That’s amazing!
So glad to find someone on IMBB from Kanpur! *happydance*

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parul September 18, 2013 at 1:28 pm

same here *puchhi*

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soundarya September 17, 2013 at 4:51 pm

never tried anything from them *secret*

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parul September 17, 2013 at 8:40 pm

hey soundarya… try their lipsticks they’re awesome *drool* m in love with their 24 ore power lipstick range

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supriya September 17, 2013 at 9:08 pm

I too love chambor compacts, however i found a more value for money product with a lot more shade options than chambor in kryolan wet and dry foundation. it costs 1200 but you get a lot more product than chambor and love the shade options, surprisingly lot of colours for indian skin from a german brand.

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parul September 18, 2013 at 1:27 pm

yup! have heard alot abt kryolan cosmetics… bt we dont get it here in my city *nababana* bt next time i go to delhi will surely checkout kryolan counter *powder*

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