30 days of foundation – Day 8: Exuviance Skin Caring foundation SPF 15 Ivory

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Foundation reviewed today:

Exuviance Skin Caring foundation SPF 15 Ivory

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

Youtube review:http://youtu.be/Y_FnLpyl4uw

Specifications: 

Shade equivalency in MAC: NW 10-12

Undertone: Cool Pink
Foundation Finish: Natural – Fresh
Coverage: Light to medium (but rather on the lighter range)
Sparkly/Highlighting particles: None visible
Sunscreen: spf 15
Sunscreen ingredient: Titanium Dioxide 7.0-10.8% (Varies by shade)
Oxidation Rate: 3 out of 10
Longevity: 6 out of 10
Staining capacity: 1 out of 10
Comfort: 8 out of 10
Fragrance/Scent: None detectable / very milked
Additional features: Oil-Free, Paba-Free, Contains PHA’s
Additional comments:
It is a very sheer foundation, not quite sheer as a tinted moisturizer. It has a bit more coverage than Mac f&B.
I loved the finish of this foundation: Not matte, not dewy, just in between: like healthy skin. It did not make my skin any more oilier nor any drier. It is a pretty unique foundation in the sense that it contains treatment (Polyhydroxy Acid Gluconolactone), and it is suitable for sensitive skins.
It had a decent staying power, not the best out there, but neither the worst. And the fact that its not heavy coverage, it won’t make a huge difference if it fades a bit.
It isn’t a *perfect* match for me, but I am ok with the shade.

Swatches & Pictures:

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FROM L TO R: Benefit Tinted Moisturizer in Light, Bobbi Brown extra foundation porcelain, Dior BB cream Light, Urban Decay Naked foundation 0.5, Exuviance Skin caring foundation Ivory

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