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Revlon Photoready Compact Makeup - Review

What it claims: Perfected, poreless airbrushed skin in any light
-Liquefying screen turns cream to liquid, then dries to a soft powder finish
-Photochromatic pigments bend and reflect light to help erase every flaw
-SPF 20
-Oil free, fragrance free.
-Complete, yet virtually undetectable coverage.
-Soft luminous finish

How to use: Gently press on screen with sponge. Blend with sponge across face, starting in center of face blending outward. For the most natural look blend past jaw line.

Available in 6 Shades: Vanilla, Shell, Natural Beige, Medium Beige, Cool Beige and Rich Ginger

Price: Rs. 780 for 10 gms

What I Liked: 
1. The shade was a perfect match for me - 150 shell

2. Didn't break me out

3. SPF 20

What I didn't like:
1. The coverage was almost non-existent - I bet loose powder offers more coverage than this foundation

2. The sponge given along seems to absorb most of the foundation, considering that one gets only 10 gms - I didn't like that.

3. Needs a lot of blending - because you have to use a sponge with this - it results in the sponge rubbing off all the moisturizer you have applied before. 

4. Quantity is so less, it would barely last 3 weeks of regular use. After 3-4 uses itself, I was struggling to get some product out on the sponge. 

5. After about 2 hours of wear it settles into fine lines & pores - making my skin look dry & oily at the same time. 

6. You cannot use a brush with this. Sponge is the way to go. Sponge gets dirty after 3-4 uses. 

Would I re-purchase: Absolutely not. A complete waste of money. I got drawn in by the liquefying screen on top of the foundation. Avoid. 

Comments

  1. omg ...i cant beleive revlon can make such a useless product..........
    sad it didnt work
    but i heard a bit good abt photoready foundation.........actually mixed reviews...
    but i wont take the risk of buying any of it!~
    thanks a lot for sharing!!

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  2. ohh sad..this didnt work at all..i always wanted to buy this..it looks so tempting :(

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  3. I was planning to try new base make ups. But will stay away from this one. Thank you for the review

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  4. too bad it dint work..dat too revlon..
    thanks for the review..

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  5. Thanks for the warning - I was kinda intrigued too but now I'll avoid.

    Val

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  6. So sad. Thanks for the warning!

    ♥xx♥

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  7. When I saw the title i was quite excited to read...but too sad its a waste of money :(

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  8. shocking that it comes from a brand like Revlon :( ...

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  9. I'll ignore it :) Thanks for the honest review.

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  10. The packaging looks tempting.. I would have definitely picked this one if I haven't seen your review. Thanks Tanveer.. I'll stay away..

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  11. such a nice review i had 100 percent plan of buying it after i finish my foundation!! now i definitely would check whether its worth it or not! lovely blog :)

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  12. I have the concealer from this range and it's only average. i was expecting more coverage from it. I have never used foundations before. Can you suggest any good one ?

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