Revlon - Nearly Naked Foundation Review






Hi everyone! I hope every one had a lovely weekend! I spent Saturday morning trying to get Beyonce tickets but failed AGAIN! Did any of you get them? Then i went and did a little bit of shopping and saw that they new Revlon nearly naked foundation was in boots and thought i would try it out. I highly rate Revlon as a brand, they are my top high street ( or drugstore) brand and my favourite foundation is Revlon colour stay. Some of the foundations Revlon has bought out in m opinion never live up to the colour stay so i was interested to try this foundation.

First thing when i went to boots they only had 5 colours in and i thought that was shocking, but i did look on line and there are alot more colours available. I picked up the colour shell which looks a little dark for my skin but i have started to apply a bit of the old dove tinted moisturiser in prep for spring summer. The packaging is.... simple just like the colour stay foundation its a glass bottle, no pump and has a white lid rather than the black lid Revlon colour stay has. I don't love the package but i don't hate it.

I applied the foundation for the first time on Sunday at 11:03am. Due to the lack of pump which i think this foundation really needs i have to pour it out on my had and be aware it is very "liquidy", as soon as it came out it went running down my hand and i was quickly trying to put it back in the bottle, Nightmare! I applied my colour stay concealer first to my red areas and spots as this is a very light foundation it wont cover any scaring or redness.

I'm a love of a full coverage foundation. i have redness around my nose, dry patches and achne scaring so i didn't think i would like a, light-medium coverage. I applied it to my skin with my real techniques buffing brush and i was so impressed with it. Honestly it smoothed out my complexion without looking cakey and made my skin look so healthy and had a nice glow. I do like a little bit of a glow but for me it was a little too dewy so i just set it with a powder and my skin looks healthy and flawless.

I would compare this to the Rimmel wake me up foundation, but better!! I like the Rimmel wake me up but i think this makes the skin look more fresh! I have to say its very "wet" and it takes a long time to set. It looks very dewy but defiantly needs to be set with a powder. The nearly naked foundation lasted about 5 hours on my skin before i notice it settled into the dry patches around my nose and forehead, which is a downside but i just rubbed it in a little bit and it was OK but probably not great if you have alot of dryness on the skin.

Overall I'm impressed with this foundation and dare i say it i prefer it to colour stay because it looks so nice on the skin but i like the staying power of colour stay. If you have great skin this would be perfect for you and if not, as long as you have a good concealer it will work fine.

Have you tried this yet?

xXx

15 comments

  1. I'm mad to try this! I wish it had a pump though! Knowing me I'd waste half the product on the floorxxx

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  2. im so interested to try this! i have colour stay but find it not having a pump really annoying!xx

    www.okfashionbeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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  3. i havent tried this yet but i really need to! I loved Rimmel's Wake Me up and i love a dewy foundation so it sounds right up my street! Annoying that it doesn't have a pump though! I can imagine i might have a few mishaps with that! haha xx

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  4. oooh I soo need to try this but ive got so many foundations atm. Great post :D

    Justaddicingandsprinkles.blogspot.co.uk

    xx

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    www.malefashionuk.blogspot.co.uk

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  6. thanks for the review, I have been looking for a great cover!
    Coffee Beans and Bobby Pins

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  7. I love this foundation! I just got it this week, plus ass my friends got Beyonce tickets, I think I am the only one without them! I am so gutted!!
    Marwa x

    thenotrichgirl.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. Great review sweetie, this sounds pretty good! xxx

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  9. Great review! I've not tried it but sounds good from your review. Although Rimmel should definitely take your tip and add a pump!

    Sita xx
    http://buttonsapart.blogspot.co.uk/

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  10. I highly rate revlon too! They are underrated at times I feel! I haven't tried this foundation yet but have got the photo ready and for me that one is amazing!! Xxx

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  11. I bought this foundation and did a review on it and I hated, so disappointed in Revlon

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  12. I haven't tried this yet because my skin is so horrible, it's red and covered in acne scarring/spots so i'm kind of on the fence about trying it! x
    http://hollieappleby.blogspot.co.uk/

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  13. will b buying this tomorrow. i hope its enough coverage for me. torn between shade vanilla and shell. great review.

    http://kimiandme.blogspot.co.uk/

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  14. Great review! I haven't tried this foundation yet, but I have tried the pressed powder from the line and I love love love it!

    Kendra :)
    www.beautybykendrac.com

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