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. 


  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!!

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

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

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

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


  6. So sad. Thanks for the warning!


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

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

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

  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..

  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 :)

  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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