Revlon Nearly Naked Makeup Foundation with SPF 20 Review

Revlon Nearly Naked Makeup Foundation with SPF 20 Review

Hi Pretty IMBBians,


Happy Belated Valentine’s Day! Hope you all enjoyed expressing love and sharing lots of lovely surprise gestures with each other.  Well, my hubby gave me a lovely early morning surprise with a bunch of heart-shaped mylar balloons depicting our mysterious love story followed by a warm hug which was really unusual for me as he always feels shy to express himself, that too in filmy manner 😀 Well, I am used to hugs and morning wishes by him, but the way he murmured those 3 magical words recalling our first meeting before wedding (we never met in person until our wedding date was fixed blindly by our parents :P), just took my heart away and melted me inside out, giving me goosebumps 😛 First time ever in my life, I felt as if it was not into my ear he whispered, but my heart and though  family traditions brought us together as husband and wife, but we were destined to be beloved and lover :shy shy: Well, noon passed away in tears and smiles. He is such an unpredictable person, when I least expect anything from him, he would suddenly make me jump on my toes with surprise hugs or cooking up dinner! I truly believe that a successful marriage requires falling in love many times always with same person.  I am just rising and rising in love while falling for him day by day :shy again:

Heart Balloons

Oh gosh how I forgot to tell you about today’s purchase “Revlon Nearly Naked Makeup.” Please read on further to know about New Revlon Nearly Naked Makeup.


$9.99 for 1.0 Fl Oz, may vary from store to store.


Active Ingredients: Octinoxate (3.5%). Titanium Dioxide (1.9%). Inactive Ingredients: Aqua ((Water) Eau), Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Glycerin, PEG-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Boron Nitride, Phenyl Trimethicone, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Niacinamide, Hydrolyzed Oat Flour.

Ingredients: Lecithin, Hydrogenated Jojoba Oil, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Phytosteryl Canola Glycerides, Palmitic Acid, Oleic Acid, Phytosphingosine, Ceramide 6 II, Cholesterol, Linoleic Acid, Ceramide 3, Tocopherol, Ceramide 1, Triolein, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Dimethicone/PEG-10/15 Crosspolymer, Alumina, Silica. Ingredients-Sodium Citrate, Dipropylene Glycol, Laureth-7, Sodium Chloride, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Methoxy Amodimethicone, Silsesquioxane Copolymer, Methicone, Stearic Acid, Xanthan Gum, Carbomer, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Tetrasodium EDTA, Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol. May Contain: Mica, Iron Oxides (CI 77491, 77492, 77499), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Zinc Oxide (CI 77497).

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Product Description:

Revlon’s breakthrough nearly naked makeup balances skin and makeup so they work in perfect harmony. With buildable coverage and seamless blending, you are sure to cover flaws and perfect your skin’s tone and texture.  No heavy, cakey or greasy mess. Available in 16 true to tone shades.

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The runny liquid foundation comes in an ordinary glass jar bottle, unsealed packaging.  It is fragrance free and comes in a travel-friendly packaging. Nothing fancy about the unsealed jar bottle.

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My Experience with Revlon Nearly Naked Makeup Foundation with SPF 20:

Well as summers are approaching speedily, I strongly feel the need of switching over from my previous Neutrogena Foundation to other oil-free matte foundations suitable for scorching summers. Recently, I read about new launches of Revlon Makeup through their official website and thereby thought of giving it a chance as I have already heard rave reviews about Revlon Photoready and Whipped Cream foundations etc.  It was mentioned in the website that Revlon’s Nearly Naked products are suitable for almost every skin tone with truly light feel on the skin, so I was totally mad over its launching here.  Finally, I found them in my local grocery store and I just grabbed it without giving a second thought, though its unsealed packaging was unexpected shock for me!

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I opted for the shade “Fresh Beige” finding it most appropriate.  This shade looks light in the jar, but it tends to lower down my skin tone somehow. I felt that whenever I apply it on my face, my skin tone becomes much darker as if I have applied bronzer all over.  I guess I should have gone with nude. However, I hardly felt anything disappointing about this makeup foundation other than the shade.  It is a very runny liquid and almost fragrance free, which is really very light on skin, just apt for summers.  Surprisingly, it never breaks me out even if I sleep at night without removing it off from my face. It is super blendable and easily sets even on my large oily pores, but let me tell you that you should scrub your face, otherwise it may set on dry patches of your face.

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It hardly takes time blend on to the skin, gives me sheer to medium coverage, not full.  It stays for good 7-8 hours and I may feel lightly open pores after 4-5 hours with slightly oily T- zone which is not a big issue though, as a powder touch-up may sort out my problem. I feel its mandatory to use a primer before foundation, at least with Revlon, else its really difficult to get even application over dry, flaky or acne-prone skin.

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When I applied it over my bare skin, it just settled over dry patches on my cheeks (I am really lazy to scrub and apply moisturizer daily resulting in dry skin during winters) and when I scrubbed off my skin to a smooth and even texture, then it just blended like a dream, so I feel it’s not possible to have even and smooth skin every time, so better to opt for a primer to get an even surface. It does give a luminous finish to my face even though the shade is not suitable for my light fair skin.

I feel even, smooth texture with oil free glow on my face up to 5 hours. Overall, I feel its life savior up to some extent for oily, combination skinned beauties and may be dry skin ones should club it with moisturizer, though it would have been great if it provided full coverage. Anyway, I would love to replace my current shade with nude and see results further. On the contrary, I am still searching for an apt foundation that gives good coverage and gives matte finish upto 12 hours at least 😛

Let’s sum up pros and cons:

Pros of Revlon Nearly Naked Makeup Foundation with SPF 20:

  • Blends easily on any skin type, provided you clear off the dry and patchy skin.
  • Buildable coverage though its sheer to medium on oily skin.
  • Really light textured, just apt for scorching summers.
  • Does not break out on oily or acne prone skin even if you wear it overnight 😛
  • Its suitable for every skin tone.
  • It won’t settle into large pores nor irritate skin.
  • SPF 20 sun protection.

Cons of Revlon Nearly Naked Makeup Foundation with SPF 20:

  • Limited availability.
  • I feel grease on my T zone after just 4-5 hours.

As of now, I could only think of these two cons.  Still I would say you should give it a try as its really light and soothing for scorching summers and tanned skin.  I am hooked to it till I get my HG foundation.

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27 thoughts on “Revlon Nearly Naked Makeup Foundation with SPF 20 Review

    1. Hi dear.. Aadya is burning wid high temp. 104.7 know.. 🙁 waiting for her test results to know reason of her fever.. 🙁 hope so she recovers soon.

  1. have heard so much about this foundation 🙂 wish it gets launched here too, i however adore the colorstay one! though i wish they launch more no of shades!

  2. Nice detailed review Neetu..the product is affordable too…I hope it comes here soon. Coming to your love story…it seems you had a great Valentine Day. I wish you all the happiness in your life 🙂

  3. Hey beautiful…reading your story made me blush too…god bless you both…as far review is concern….what are the other shades and best suited shades that might not go wrong for savali ladki

    1. Thanx dear.. I guess u shud visit Revlon official site n go for a skin test in site. There u will find ur optimum shade for sure.. 🙂 u just type ur skin color wid undertone if any n Revlon will tell u ur actual shade.. 🙂

  4. Its so cute the way you told your V’day story 😀
    I have oily acne prone skin too and I loved your review – I have just started using this foundation and I think I it couldnt have been reviewed better. I love the lightweight texture and sheer glow that it gives and hasnt broken me out so far *touchwood* So loving it so far!

  5. Did anyone notice that the name of the foundation is quite funny? “Nearly Naked”…it’s like a spoof on Urban decay’s “Naked” foundation! hehe..even the font’s almost the same!!
    Lovely review Neetu, and your valentine’s story warmed my heart 🙂 🙂

  6. awww that’s suuuuch a sweet post neetu. I agree on falling in love with the same person again and again. 🙂 So happy that you have such an adorable and loving husband. Stay blessed always. 🙂 Hope we get this foundation in India soon . would love to give it a try. 🙂

    *all smiles* 🙂

    1. Thanx dear.. 🙂 u know m still novice in make up, I really dnt know any of their swatch tests or skin type.. :p m just fair light skinned data hw I swatch pdts in store n bag them.. but nw after ur asking I feel I shud get it done.. 🙂

          1. Ohh.. yup I used pearl shade in lakme silk everyday foundation, nude beige n creamy natural in loreal visible lift foundation, nude in neutrogena clear skin make up n now nude again in revlon.. 🙂 I tested loreal skin test it comes under light skintone with neutral undertones, dats hw I purchase desired make up. 🙂

  7. awww such a sweet story…. so nice too hear that love still exsists … This foundation had a lot of hype when launched bt it seems quite liquidy…. u shud try the photoready one or the whipped version… they seem to b the most popular… u cn also try the wet n wild foundation recently introduced in the fergie collection at ur drugstore…. nice review Neetu…..

    1. Thanx dear for ur valuable input.. 🙂 glad u liked our effort!! M Nt sure if cream based pdts will suit my oily skin know.. 🙁 let’s try if u r saying its great may b it will suit me also.. 🙂

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