Why did I bother getting this?
Finding the perfect foundation for your skin type and skin tone can be a tricky thing. It’s our never ending quest as consumers to find a formula that won’t give us any skin issues and that will be able to help us achieve that flawless makeup look. Having said that I can tell you that I’ve tried many foundations trying to get find that holy grail. One time I decided to try the Revlon ColorStay foundation since MakeupGeek seems to love it. Unfortunately, that one didn’t work for me AT ALL. When I saw this new foundation in my local Target I thought… why not give Revlon another chance?. The bottle looked so fancy it reminded me of Stila’s new foundation. I wish I would have saved my money and got the Stila one instead!! ohh well. What’s done is done, so… let’s get started with the review.
Where can you get this?
I got this foundation at Target for $11.99, but I have seen it at many drugstores as well.
What did I find in the package?
You get a swirl of mousse foundation in a 1.0 oz plastic jar.
Time to try it. What did it do for me?
Even though the package describes this as a cream makeup this foundation is on the liquid side in my opinion. This is not as creamy in consistency as other foundations I consider cream makeup (for example, Ever Pearl HD Foundation and Graftobian HD Foundation). Even though this one is somewhat thick it’s not super creamy for me. I apply it with a flat stippling brush. On my skin is goes very sheer and you can barely tell I’m wearing any foundation. It does have a pearly sheen iridescence to it but it doesn’t make my face look shiny at all. One pump delivers way too much product since you only need a tiny pea sized quantity to cover your whole face. A whole pump is just too much. I got the color Medium Beige (25). It does match my skin tone (I’m NC40) although I would rather go a bit darker. My biggest complaint with this foundation is the fact that it accentuates my dry spots. After applying moisturizer and foundation primer, it still makes my skin look dry. I don’t know why but Revlon foundations tend to accentuate my dry skin. This one is no exception. I would not say this foundation is moisturizing at all. It does have SPF 20 which is always a plus.
Here are some pictures of the Revlon Age Defying with DNA Advantage:
What is the Verdict?
If you have had luck wearing Revlon’s other foundations and you enjoy using their products, then it might be worth it to give this one a try. On the other hand, if you are like me and didn’t like Revlon ColorStay, this foundation may not work out for you. The formula is similar to their ColorStay line. I do like the fact that it comes in a pump. That’s very convenient, unlike the ColorStay product. It doesn’t look cakey, or like you are wearing a mask. You can actually barely feel anything on the skin. However, as I mentioned before, I find it does accentuate my dry spots.