As some of you may or may not know, Sephora gives you samples of foundation you want to try without having to spend the money of purchasing something you may not like. I think that’s genius because many of us girls don’t know what foundation will work for us, so by getting samples it’s an easy tester.
I’ve been in search of a full-coverage foundation and decided to try out the Makeup Forever Ultra HD, since so many people use it. Site description: A bestselling HD foundation with an ultra-lightweight texture that provides ultra flawless skin.
My opinion: Not totally impressed, looked good at first but through out the day the makeup and powder under my eyes got creasy and it just didn’t look good. I was disappointed because I’ve heard such great things about that foundation.
I recently went back to Sephora 2 weeks ago and got another sample, which was the Kat Von D “Lock-it Tattoo foundation”, I love her and her products so I really wanted to try out her foundation. Site description: A high-pigment foundation for full coverage that leaves a long-lasting, beautiful finish.
My opinion: Absolutely love it! It’s seriously full coverage, and since this foundation is so thick you only need to apply it in small amounts. It doesn’t feel thick or heavy on the face at all, but looking at it in the container its not a liquidy formula.
What it does:
Kat Von D created this foundation to provide exceptional coverage without compromising a smooth, striking finish. Formulated with 21 percent pigment, this powerful formula was developed with proprietary pigments to match a broad range of skintones with bold, full coverage. The combination of raw materials and the best siliconic elastomers and siliconic esters provide 24-hour wear with transfer resistance. Natural polymers absorb oil for a matte, soft finish, and the added emollients provide a velvety texture for perfectly-smooth, hydrated skin.
-Optical Diffusers: Treated pigments visually minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while increasing luminosity on the skin.
-Emollients: Impart excellent slip and playtime; ensure softness.
-Glycerin: Extremely hydrating.
-Siliconic Elastomers: Long-lasting esters with emollient properties; provide dry, semi-matte finish.
-Mattifying Powders: Texturing agent; increase powder effect and absorption properties.
-Siliconic Ester: Provides no-transfer properties.
Left to right: Kat Von D, & Makeup Forever
I’m so impressed with this foundation, it lasts all day, doesn’t crease, very full coverage, and leaves my skin looking flawless. My only complaint would be that it doesn’t smell good at all, but that’s okay because this foundation is 100% worth it. Next time you are at Sephora give this a try or any foundation for that matter because samples are free!
Until next time xoxo