Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Review | Revlon ColorStay Foundation



If any of you are regular readers of my blog, you will have seen a make up haul post fairly recently in which this foundation featured. I have now got round to using it quite a lot and testing it out and thought I would do a review of my thoughts!

I was in need of a new foundation and had heard great things about this one, so I thought I would give this a go. I went into Boots to pick it up and found myself already impressed with it before I had even brought it. This was because I went up to the stand and saw they had different versions of this foundation for the different skin types, so there was one for combination/oily skin, and one for normal/dry skin. I just thought it was great that skin type had really been considered by Revlon and that they had specially formulated different versions of this foundation to suit all. I picked up the one suitable for my skin type, the normal-dry one in the lightest shade Ivory.

When I came around to using this, one thing unfortunately disappointed me straight away and that was the packaging. It is in a glass bottle just with a normal screw on lid and no pump. This makes it quite challenging to get the foundation out of the bottle without pouring out more than you need and it going to waste. 


Other than that though, I have no complaints about this foundation at all! It claims to stay on the skin for 24 hours, now I'm not sure if that is true because I have never needed my make up to stay on for that long, but I have had no problems with it rubbing off and have found it stays on my skin all day. It is quite a lightweight foundation so it feels nice and comfortable on the skin and leaves a nice flawless finish with a medium-full coverage.

This comes in at the fairly affordable price of £12.49. I can see how this may seem a little much for a drugstore foundation but I personally don't think it is too bad considering the high quality of it as it is probably as good as some of the higher end foundations I have tried.

I am very impressed with this product overall and would be happy to repurchase it and recommend it to others, I just really wish they would re-design the bottle to include a pump!

Have you tried this foundation? What are your thoughts?

Emily x

30 comments:

  1. Great review!

    www.malefashionuk.blogspot.co.uk

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  2. I am always wondering who needs make-up to last for 24 hours... I havent yet found anyone. Great post hun xx

    http://beautyqueenuk.blogspot.co.uk/

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  3. This foundation is really good considering its price! I agree 100% about the packaging, I hate bottles with no pumps..

    http://everythinggeorgiax.blogspot.com

    GeorgiaX

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    1. I think so too, and yeah it's so annoying!

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  4. I really want to try this! I am just worried it will be too dark for me because I am so pale :( really great review! xxxx
    http://handpickedbeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. I am quite pale too and have the lightest shade which is Ivory and I think it's okay for me, maybe you should go into Boots and try out the tester? thankyou! :)

      xx

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  5. i love this foundation! although i sometimes mix it into my moisturiser as it sticks to my dry patches!xx

    www.okfashionbeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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  6. I was going to buy this before but was put off by the no-pump on it- which I haaate! But it sounds great, makeup lasting for a long time is a must for me! x x

    CandyxCosmetics.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. yeah that is so annoying! but yeah it does last a long time :)

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  7. I used to use this foundation but stopped, I think I may try it again though!
    http://thelipstickthegirlandherwardrobe.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. what did you think of it? this is the first time I've used it and I quite like it! :)

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  8. Really want to try this foundation, but I hate that it has no pump :(

    A little bit Unique

    x


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    1. it is incredibly annoying that there is no pump, but I'd still say it's worth a try :)

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  9. great review ,love revlon ")
    follow back, if you like :)

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  10. Great review, I've wanted to try this for a while!
    Katie xx
    http://thegravityandshe.blogspot.co.uk

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  11. great review just in time as am needing a new foundation to x

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    1. thanks! I definitely recommend this one :)

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  12. I've always wondered who needs their make up to stay on for 24 hours! Lovely post!

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  13. I've been wanting to try this foundation for quite some time and after reading this post I think I might go and buy it!! :)

    I also have a beauty and fashion blog so if you'd like to take a look that would be absolutely fabulous!!!
    lillyraebeauty.blogspot.com :)

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    1. let me know what you think of it! of course I will do :)

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  14. I really want to try this, sounds amazing! Great review, doll! :) XO

    Honey
    www.imhoneyy.blogspot.co.uk

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  15. thanks for posting on my post about how they do have this for normal/dry skin!! Your review is really good. xx

    http://littleprettythingys.blogspot.co.uk/

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