Max Factor has launched some new products under the “Colour Corrector” range recently. I got a few of their Colour Correcting Sticks. Let’s see their outcome.
Targeted colour correction. This colour corrector concealer neutralises redness, such as blemishes, blotchiness and broken veins to create flawless skin. Use to precisely conceal and correct and create the perfect base for foundation.
How to Apply:
When applying Colour Corrector Sticks, position your face in balanced lighting – daylight is best. Avoid lighting that casts shadows on the face.
Use the crayon to apply directly over the area that requires colour correction.
Gently pat onto the skin and blend at the edges.
When all areas of the face have been colour corrected, apply foundation.
My Experience with Max Factor Colour Corrector Stick The Reducer:
Max Factor has some decent products in the market. I liked the sound of color correcting sticks and the convenience in usage. I bought the Max Factor Colour Corrector Stick in the shade “The Reducer”, which is a green colour corrector. The Colour Correction range has about five different colour corrector sticks. Colour Correcting is a whole new theory in the makeup game. Each unique color helps to nullify the other. Green specifically associated with covering and neutralizing red.
The Max Factor CC product comes as a nice crayon stick which rolls out from the bottom. It does not need a sharpener, which makes it convenient to use and no wastage as such. It has a sturdy packaging and the plastic cap shuts tight. Also being lightweight, it’s perfect for travel.
For specific areas, it is advisable to use the tip of the crayon and blend on the spot, like the sides of the nose. For broad application, glide the side of the crayon for coverage of larger areas, such as the forehead rash or such areas.
The product appears light green in colour but on applying, it gives a very slight green tinge and feels more of white. It has a balmy texture which needs decent blending. It sets on the skin and gives it a matte finish.
It does reduce the redness on the specific areas of the face, but it did not conceal much. An ugly red pimple or the sides of the nose or a reddish patch/ rash on the face could be its target areas. Since it’s a fairly light shade, this won’t go well on darker skin tones. It will appear too white.
I use this product on the red patches and follow it with applying foundation. This product needs to be followed with a medium to full coverage foundation. A sheer coverage foundation will not cover this product.
It has a dry texture and will suit normal to oily skin types. Since it is a cream based concealer and inherently dry, it will not blend well on dry skin types. If you have issues with redness on the face, then this product can be given a try.
Pros of Max Factor Colour Corrector Stick The Reducer:
- Precision crayon shape to easily target specific areas of the skin.
- Green to balance out red toned colour flaws.
- Balmy formula.
- Blends well.
- Helps cover pimples and red patches on the face.
- Crayon twists up for easy application.
- Convenient and easy to use.
- No sharpener required.
- Will suit fair and fair to medium skin tones.
- Suitable for normal and oily skin types.
Cons of Max Factor Colour Corrector Stick The Reducer:
- Not advisable for dry skin.
- Slightly dry texture.
- Not suited for medium to dark skin tones.
- Does not work as a concealer.
- Gives a whitish tinge.
IMBB Rating: 2.5/5
Will I Repurchase Max Factor Colour Corrector Stick The Reducer?
No. I did not see miraculous results with this one, so I think I will stick to my regular concealers.
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