30 days of foundation – Day 3: Hourglass Veil Fluid make up in Porcelain

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Foundation reviewed today:

Hourglass Veil Fluid make up in Porcelain

***For your reference, I am around NW/NC 05-08 right now***

Youtube review: http://youtu.be/ZmY6-lmIoLk

Specifications:

Shade equivalency in MAC: NC 15-16 (Mac studio sculpt)

Undertone: Yellow (neutral yellow)
Foundation Finish: Satin to Dewy
Coverage: Medium
Sparkly/Highlighting particles: None visible
Sunscreen: SPF 15
Sunscreen ingredient: Octinoxate 7.5%, Octisalate 4.0%, Oxybenzone 3.0%
Oxidation Rate: 5-6 out of 10
Longevity: 4 out of 10
Staining capacity: 3 out of 10
Comfort: 7 out of 10
Fragrance/Scent: Very mild, smells like mac studio sculpt
Additional features: Free of oil, parabens, phthalate, sulfates, fragrance and vegan-friendly.
Additional comments:
Even thought it’s oil-free, it did not last on me at all. Granted, I am reviewing this foundation with a sunscreen underneath, but I am reviewing all my other foundations with the same skin care underneath. It also doesn’t offer a very decent coverage considering its creaminess/thickness of the product (this was rather disappointing as well). It also doesn’t feel like it ever ‘sets’, and can appear a bit caky. Perhaps you would get a better result with an mattifying primer undernearth rather than sunscreen. It feels ‘luxurious’, but I would rather keep this foundation for the cold winter nights. Even during winter, with my skin on its driest, it didn’t held that well.
Shade wise, its very much like MAC studio sculpt in NC 15. Oxidizes pretty much on the same way.
Consistency, its very like MAC studio sculpt.

Swatches & Pictures:

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FROM LEFT TO RIGHT (ALL PICTURES)

YSL Le Teint Touche Eclat BR10, YSL BB cream in Clair, La Prairie Caviar foundation in Ivoire, Giorgio Armani Face Fabric in 0.5, Hourglass Veil foundation in Porcelain

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