Revlon Photoready Airbrush Mousse Makeup Foundation

Revlon Photoready Airbrush Mousse Makeup Foundation

Revlon Photoready Airbrush Mousse Makeup Foundation

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

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:

Revlon Photoready Airbrush Mousse Makeup Foundation

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.

Revlon Photoready Airbrush Mousse Makeup 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.

Revlon Photoready Airbrush Mousse Makeup Foundation

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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43 thoughts on “Revlon Photoready Airbrush Mousse Makeup Foundation

  1. vow beeni….this sure looks yummmmm….wher did u get this from….wud love to hav this…. :yes: …i mean u said u got this frm target….now wats dat????

    1. Hi dimpi… Target is a chain of stores in US. Something similar to westside. Glad you liked it. I thought its very unique right???
      Good mng gals

      1. bee thnks..for the info….bee…..i really really loved this…n now…i want this… :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: .how do i get it???? good evening/morning bee…. :))

  2. beeeee target pe mast bags,1 dollar things etc etc!!!!humko bhi chahye and u always loiterring in malls me super duper likey.picture mein to appka eye do bhi me likey 😉 :toothygrin:

  3. Bee…this gives a flawless look and you look fresh with this foundation on…I remember you wer in Florida, where did you take this pic ?

    1. Thanks a lot Anna 🙂 sometimes my skin acts well.. hehehe
      For the swatches I used canon and for the face pic my hubby clicked from the cell phone- HTC.. hope it comes to UK soon 🙂

  4. I luv my revlon photoready but yess :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: .. i do keep it for sum spl occasions wear itself as it contains tiny shimmers :haanji: :haanji: … its luking gud on u n not shimmery actually Bee.. it is glowyy :whistle: :whistle: :whistle:

    1. thanks a lot Nids :yahoo: :yahoo: I know pics mein it looks glowy but if I see in my hand mirror it looks shiny. tera wala photoready bhi aise hi hain kya?

  5. Looks great on u :yahoo: :yahoo: i totally love my revlon photoready compact makeup :happydance: :happydance: Will check this out!

  6. i saw this product that day at some website and so badly desired for it. :inlove: :inlove: but was thinking to wait till i read any review. 🙂 thanks for sharing. :thanks: u do look glowing :puchhi:

  7. sounds interesting..!but shimmeryy :tremble: :tremble: :tremble: :tremble: sounds scary for my already oily shiny skin.. :tremble: :tremble: :tremble:
    buturpic looks good!!! :victory2: :victory2: :victory2: :victory2:

  8. Beeeni, u lookk super cute dollish in the fotu :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi:
    me want to try this foundi tooo 🙂
    n awesome piccys :yes: :yes: :yes:

  9. Hi Bee…how are you? I think this gives a flawless finish, you’re looking good in the pic. I like the Revlon Photo Ready Compact Makeup too and also the powder. :))

  10. u look really grt in the pic… i thnk this foundation or ur skin care regime is working pretty well (or both).. :yawn: :yawn: … bt shimmery? 😐

    1. thanks so much Visakhi… you get a huggg 😀
      are see na haath pe- and I saw mirror mein in dhoop… sachhi poora cham cham thaa
      maybe its the micro shimmers

  11. SHimmery foundation? 😐 :yuck: But it doesn’t look that obvious. :struggle:
    I’m stuck between yes and no for this one. :hihi:
    You look amazing in the pic! :preen:

  12. Bee i think it looks fab in the pics.. your skin actually looks nicely glowy. :preen: :preen: It reminds me of mac satin finish foundation. It had a bit of shimmers but all it used to look was glowy bt when I’d see myself in the mirror i could figure out the shimmers. :secret2: And i love what you are wearing. :specs:

  13. wow some whippy moussey yummy foundation this is 😀 if it ever comes to india ,i`ll get it for sure,i really need a titanium-free light foundation for those nightouts where the galfrnds go crazy clicking snaps ,and you look fabulous – the edward cullen collection comment was a witty one 😛 but yes ,this is meant for nightwear or evening wear i reckon :yahoo:

  14. Hey loved your review…Got some concerns if you could help. I want a foundation which wont make me look white in pics when flash lights are on. Can you please tell me if this photoready moose would work in that case, or is the Revlon photoready hd better. Im fine with trying other bands too.

    Thanks in advance 🙂

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