Deborah Wet & Dry Compact Foundation
By Parul Yadav
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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19 thoughts on “Deborah Wet & Dry Compact Foundation Review”
im tempted to try it *haan ji*
yes please do *powder* attractive packaging no *oye balle* *oye balle*
Parul a nice review…but plzz can u tell me how a compact is used in ‘wet’ way. thanks in advance.
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 😀
Welcome to IMBB Parul……nice review, good buy *announce*
thanxx alot *puchhi* u guys are doing such fab work i must say *clap* …….. m totally loving it *pompom*
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*
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*
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*
Welcome to IMBB Parul.
Me too in Kanpur!!! Where do you stay? 🙂
hey thats great *hifive* i live in kakadev. n wt abt u?
Me studying in IIT. I don’t really know where kakadev is *hihi* *hihi*
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
Yep I know gurudev!! You’re a lecturer! That’s amazing!
So glad to find someone on IMBB from Kanpur! *happydance*
same here *puchhi*
never tried anything from them *secret*
hey soundarya… try their lipsticks they’re awesome *drool* m in love with their 24 ore power lipstick range
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.
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*