My review of the Maybelline Dream Nude Air Foam Foundation!!
When I was in New York I noticed a lot of foundations that were a bit more sciency then what we have here. They have airbrush foundations in drugstores and foam effect ones from most cosmetic companies. I was dubious about how well a foam one would work so didn’t pick one up…and then maybelline went ahead and launched their one here! Well I got it for £2 off the rrp. price and thought I should at least see if it lives up to the advert hype.
By now you might have seen a few blog reviews of it (and I have to say most of them have been less than complimentary!) but here is my review which is a little different from some of the ones I have read…
The bottle is sort of like a can and just like with a hair mousse you have to shake the can well before using. Once it has been shaken you press down on the nozzle and the foam comes out quite easily. For me the foam came out clearly coloured with the foundation, but for some reviewers they found plain foam came out. I think this might be because they never shook the can well enough at first (a good 30 seconds worked for me). I distributed it into both hands and then applied like a moisturiser. It had a lovely cooling effect and the foam soon disintegrated leaving the foundation. You do have to rub the foundation in a fair bit so as not to have streaks but I found it very hydrating. The coverage also surprised me as it covered the blemishes I have recently acquired around my t-zone. I wore it all day and was surprised to see how fresh faced I looked, it really gave a ‘I don’t need foundation I have fabulous natural skintone’ effect.
Would I buy it again? Yes I think I would, especially for a holiday as it is so cooling, evens out your skin tone and it also hydrates and doesn’t slide off. My mum also mentioned that some people find these sort of foundations can tighten when on more mature skin and feel sticky or uncomfortable. She didn’t find this and nor did I. I was really happy with the result!!
Here are some pictures:
Sorry for the wet hair/ less than flattering pics etc I had just had a bath!