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Nowadays, every week a new product or a makeup line gets launched, but honestly, these days very few products really impress me. After the initial oooh-woww-yayyy and all that :happydance:, I finally cool off more because of my oily skin :smug:, but once in a while something comes up, like Chuck Bass or Damon Salvatore, and it completely blows my mind and then you have to have him, errrr “IT” :toothygrin:
I find that normally Revlon products are okay, but with this, they have totally revolutionalized the formula, I mean, it seems they actually listened to females and made this. I saw Emma Stone is the advertisement and I was so damn impressed that I searched all the drugstores. It wasn’t launched here yet, so I wrote to Target and had them ship to the store and got this, like I said, “I HAD to get this.” :ghost2:
Product Description from Revlon:
Get an airbrushed finish with Revlon’s light-as-air mousse makeup. Press button gently to deliver a lightweight air-infused foam mousse that blends seamlessly. Photochromatic pigments minimize the appearance of flaws for a smooth, poreless look. PhotoReady Airbrush™ Mousse Makeup, an air-light makeup provides a flawless finish, whether it’s on camera or in person. The whipped texture allows you to blend evenly for undetectable coverage, leaving you with a smooth poreless complexion. The formula’s photochromatic pigments bend and reflect light to minimize flaws, leaving you with perfectly airbrushed skin in any light – indoors, outdoors, or under the flash of a camera. Oil free, fragrance free. Use alone or over PhotoReady™ Primers.
Ingredients (courtesy Walgreens.com):
Aqua (Water) , Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate , Isotridecyl Isononanoate , Butylene Glycol , Isobutane , Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate , Propane , Isostearic Acid , Nylon-12 , Boron Nitride , Tromethamine , Cocamide MEA , Phospholipids , Lecithin , Sorbitan Laurate , Propylene Glycol Laurate , Propylene Glycol Stearate , Disodium Lauroamphodiacetate , Sodium Trideceth Sulfate , Sorbitan Stearate , Glyceryl Stearate , Isostearyl Behenate , Steareth-2, , Laureth-7 , Xanthan Gum , Steareth-21 , Polysorbate 60 , C-13-14 Isoparaffin , Stearic Acid , Acrylates , C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer , Hexylene Glycol , Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer , Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate , Polysorbate 20 , Isopropyl Alcohol , Polyacrylamide , Silica , Triethoxycaprylylsilane , Phenoxyethanol , Caprylyl Glycol , 1,2-Hexanediol , May Contain: Mica , Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891) , Iron Oxides (CI 77491, 77492, 77499)
$13.99 + tax.
My Experience with Revlon Photoready Airbrush Mousse Makeup Foundation:
The texture of this foundation is mousse-like, similar to a foamy shaving cream. You have to shake the bottle and press the nozzle. It comes out like this:
As you can see, it is very lightweight and you can actually hear the bubbles pop. This really intrigued me. You only need one squirt which is about a coin size. The mouse settles down in a bit into a slightly runny texture and then I apply it with a stippling brush or sponge. It gives a light to medium finish and then you can build more, but you need to be careful as it is light, so girls can easily cake it on 🙂
One thing that bothered me is, when I look in the mirror, I see myself shimmering as in “Edward Cullen shimmering.” So, I searched a few other reviews and everyone said the same thing. So, I asked my hubby, but obviously according to him, I look either good or bad, no specifics. Then, I asked the SA at Inglot, she said that I kind of looked glowy, but not shimmery and glowy in a good way. Let me show you this picture which was clicked after 6-7 hrs of applying this foundation.
The staying power is great because in the 8-9 hours that I was out, only once I had to dab on with a tissue, that too I was between all the mad rush for a couple of hours in Inglot for an event.
Well, let me summarize it for you:
Yayyys of Revlon Photoready Airbrush Mousse Makeup Foundation:
- Very unique formula.
- I like it because it gives light to medium coverage and I can handle it on my skin better.
- Gives a nice dewy finish.
- Stays on my skin for a long time and I specify here that my skin is oily and acne prone.
- It doesn’t feel heavy or cakey at all.
- The mousse dispenser is very hygienic.
- The shimmering issue vanishes after applying a setting powder, then it is set for hours 🙂
- Very lightweight and great for travelling.
Nays of Revlon Photoready Airbrush Mousse Makeup Foundation:
- The cost is a little high for a drugstore brand.
- It shimmers in the sun or maybe the person who wears it can see the shimmer. It doesn’t look shimmery in the pics, but I swear, I saw myself shiny and sparkly in my mirror, especially when it was sunny; wait let me check if its the Edward Cullen collection, nope, I don’t know why it shines. :hihi: but the other person doesn’t see you shimmering, a little glowy maybe.
- Dry skin beauties should avoid this as it can enhance flaky skin, you really need a moisturizer beneath this 🙂
- If you have any flaws you’re trying to conceal, this product might not work for you.
- This has a “flammable” warning label, maybe because of the air pressure, but it spooks me a bit.
- I have a feeling this will get over soon, its so light, even the bottle weighs light.
Final Verdict on Revlon Photoready Airbrush Mousse Makeup Foundation:
This is not an HG foundation for me, but I loved the unique formulation. I would have loved it if the formula was a bit thicker and the shimmer was eliminated. I use this more for the evenings or nights out, but you might give this a try.
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