Maybelline Dream Nude Airfoam foundation review

30 Aug

So! Maybelline have brought out yet another mousse-y foundation:

Maybelline Dream Nude Airfoam foundation, R160

This time, however, when I say mousse-y, I mean it; this baby literally foams out of an aerosol can just like mousse:

Maybelline Dream Nude Airfoam in Natural Beige

They say it’s their most lightweight foundation yet, that it won’t clog pores and boasts an SPF of 16. To apply, shake the can and spritz a little onto the back of your hand. You can then use your fingers to dab it onto your face before blending with a foundation brush or sponge.

I gave it a bash and initially found it tricky to get just the right amount of product out of the can. I’d give it what I thought was a teensy little squirt and WOOOSH, a massive cloud of caramel coloured foam would come billowing out. This soon came right with a bit of practice, however.

When it came to application, I simply dabbed the mousse on my cheeks, forehead, chin and nose and swept it out with a foundation sponge. Easy peasy.

Coverage-wise, Maybelline is right, it’s very, very sheer. Like very sheer. Fortunately, my skin’s playing the game right now so I didn’t really mind. Also, its being such a lightweight ‘veil’ of colour meant I could get away with going a shade darker than usual to add a bit of a healthy-looking tint to my face.

‘Cos I always apply my foundation after doing up my eyes and cheeks…

If you’re keen on a bit of coverage, Maybelline’s new foundation’s going to disappoint. However, if you’ve got nothing to hide but want a little colour, a bit of a sunshield as well as something for the rest of your make-up to cling to, this could be a nice addition to your make-up bag.

Love, love

Leigh

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One Response to “Maybelline Dream Nude Airfoam foundation review”

  1. Tanya August 30, 2012 at 8:09 am #

    Thanks for the honest review. Much appreciated. :-)

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