By Dhara Vora
Hello everyone on IMBB , this is my first ever post and review on IMBB. I am very excited, please bear with me if I make any mistakes. I love reading articles on IMBB, and you guys are doing such a great job of reviewing products. This really helps people like me to spend money on products that are worth it. Before I start the review I want to say that my skin is oily in summers and combination in winter, with strong yellow undertones. I am NC 42 in Mac. Let’s get started on the review.
I am always on lookout of the “perfect” shade of foundation, because of my skin and its yellow undertones, either the products look dark on me, or look pink. Nothing complements my yellow undertones. As B & D is a reputed brand and also used by makeup artists and sometimes is also compared to mac. On one such visit to the store, I found this foundation and shade match was good, not spot on but better than other foundations I have. So I went ahead and bought it. It comes in two sizes small and big, I have the big one.
Price and quantity-
Small 5 grams for Rs 250 and
Big 13.5 grams for Rs 450 (which I have)
Ingredients list- Not mentioned
Bharat and Dorris claim-
For full, velvety coverage, try our new Cream Foundation. This blendable formula is easy to use all over the face or perfect for touch-ups on problem areas.There are sever shades available and they are numbered in 01-07. The shade I have is no 3.
My experience with the product B & D cream Foundation-
As the name suggests it is a cream foundation and the texture is very creamy. A little goes a very very long way. It is also very long lasting. But nowhere on the product it is mentioned, as it is oil free. I think it is not oil free because of the texture. And mind you the coverage is medium to full coverage, and with this foundation you definitely do not need a concealer.
I tend to use this foundation only on special occasions as I do not need such heavy coverage on daily basis, and using this on daily basis can also clog pores. Though I have not faced a breakout with this one. On daily basis I use this as under eye concealer on well moisturized under eye area, or else it can look cakey. It works as a charm when used as a concealer.
Blending this foundation is not that easy, it takes little time to look flawless, but is worth is. But when applied on a moisturized face it blends easily and does not look cakey.The one thing I really like with this foundation is that even after sweating it lasts whole day, without a primer underneath on my oily skin. But you definitely need to set this well with a powder, or else it looks a bit dewy. It does not come off with water at all. I need to clean my face with a good makeup remover twice and then go on with a face wash, to remove all traces of the product.
Pros of Bharat & Dorris Cream foundation No 3 :
• Medium to full coverage
• Compact packaging
• Can be used as a concealer
• Lasts whole day, even when it is really hot
• Good shade selection , especially for Indian skin tones
• Reasonably priced
• Product lasts really really long, as little goes a long way
• Good for all skin types dry to oily.
• Just like Mac you can test the products on face before buying
Cons of Bharat & Dorris Cream foundation No 3 :
• Can cause acne and clog pores to acne prone skin
• Blending is a bit difficult, if face is not moisturized.
• Availability- Only available at B&D stores, and they have very limited outlets
• Removing all the traces of this foundation is a pain.
Will I recommend Bharat & Dorris Cream foundation No 3?
Of course , I will buy again for special occasions and as a creamy concealer. I don’t recommend it to acne prone skin.
IMBB Rating– 4/5
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