Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Maybelline Clear Smooth Minerals Liquid & Powder Foundations and Healthy Natural Luminous Blush Swatches

Had nothing to do the other day, so i wandered into Watsons to check out the not-so-new now Clear Smooth Minerals range from Maybelline!! :D

Let's start with the Liquid Foundation! :D




From left: C02 Rose White, N02 Shell Beige, W02 Natural Buff, W03 Apricot Sand

It goes on really lightweight and it blends into your skin beautifully! I'm so impressed by it that I even bought a tube! haha :P



Review coming soon once i've tested it out tomorrow, I've changed my mind about how i feel about this one, so stay tuned!

This liquid foundation goes for RM28.90 each! :)

Next, let's look at the powder foundation:




From left: N00 Very Light Ochre, P01 Light Pink Ochre, N01 Buff, OC1 Light Ochre, W02 Natural Ochre, C02 Rose White

Personally i find them reaaaaaaaally yellow!! Even the pink shade looks yellow on me!! *slaps forehead* I also find them drying and a little hard to blend! DO NOT apply this with your fingers!! You'll just get streaks that don't budge on your face!! Use a kabuki to buff it in instead!! lol!! :P

This powder foundation goes for RM49.90 each!


Lastly, let's look at the blushes!! :D



w/o Flash:

From left: C01 Gentle Pink, N00 Soft Mauve, N01 Original Rose, W01 True Peach

w/ Flash:

From left: C01 Gentle Pink, N00 Soft Mauve, N01 Original Rose, W01 True Peach

I personally think that they're pretty good!! They're pigmented and finely milled! The only complaint i have is that the color choices are limited, and N01 and W01 looks almost the same!!

Both the blush and powder foundation come with a kabuki brush that's kinda scratchy!! Toss it away and use a softer and fluffier one!! lol!! :D


That's all for this range!! How'dya find them products?? :D


Ps: Need more swatches / reviews? Check these out!

All 3 products: Connie @ Tongue in Chic
The Powder Foundation: Plue
The Blushes: Paris


Photo credit: Product picture from Tongue in Chic

8 comments:

  1. I feel the same, i find it hard to find the right shade, I have this line too and I am currently trying it out too! can't wait to read your thoughts on them :D

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  2. ahaha Hi5!! I only have the Liquid Foundation... and the review comes tomorrow so stay tuned!! hehehe!! :D

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  3. Not a fan of Maybelline, but I always get suckered into buying some of their stuff which end up disappointing me anyway. Didn't like the liquid mineral - made me look like a grease ball, and I'm not even oily!!

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  4. apparently their mineral range aren't exactly minerals
    not pure minerals
    which means that it might not be really good for the skin like lumiere or edm
    beware ya

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  5. puss.in.heels: ditto... was so disappointed with the mineral LF... it seemed so promising at first! :(

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  6. LyNn: yeah sadly that's the case with commercialized brands trying to go "mineral"! :(

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  7. can't wait to see ur review! i have the true peach blush and it is actually gorgeous (not as i expected!!). it shows up as a very natural but slightly bright pop of fresh peach, i love it!

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  8. P-ham: my review for the liquid foundation is up! ;)

    icic... True Peach sounds wonderful on you!! :D

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