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Make Up Forever Foundation in HD

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Make Up Forever Foundation. We touched down in Las Vegas mid afternoon and walked straight into a wall of heat.  I haven’t been subjected to this kind of take-your-breath-away heat in a long time. Within seconds after landing, I felt my makeup melt right off my face. Wearing no foundation was definitely not an option for this trip. Luckily, we were right next to a Sephora so I bee-lined straight for its doors. I’m so happy that I wandered in because I got my first introduction to Skin I.Q. You just tell them what your skin concerns are and custom skin solutions are presented to you in a minute.

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Sephora has something like 1200 foundations on hand to choose from and navigating the makeup isles can get very overwhelming. Add to this all the amazing foundation reviews that I read everyday and half the time I don’t know what to buy next. With their handy little camera I soon found out that my skintone is a perfect match for 42 foundations.  Well that’s fantastic but frankly 42 is still a big number. We were, however, able to narrow down the search further by eliminating some of the formulations. Did I want powder? No. How much coverage was I looking for? Medium please. My list quickly became two liquid formulas, Makeup Forever HD Foundation and Tarte Amazonian Clay Foundation. The fun part is that because I was assigned the specific number 2Y07, I can now go to any Sephora and be able to pull up my perfect selection. I definitely plan on going again in the fall to choose my winter colour.

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Lately my skin has been a little bit unhappy due to some stress and light coverage just hasn’t been cutting it. I haven’t used Makeup Forever in ages and since it’s an HD formulation designed specifically for film, I was pretty much sold.  The liquid felt nice and cool on my face and miraculously all of my little imperfections disappeared. Hours later, after having been out in 40 degrees Celsius (or 104 Fahrenheit) heat, my foundation was still going strong. We spent much of the next day walking around outside and I didn’t even need to touch it up for a fabulous evening out.

I’m sold. If this foundation can survive 40+ degrees in the Nevada desert heat, I can wear it anywhere!

Have you ever tried Make Up Forever foundation in HD? What are some of your favourite foundations?Other great foundations you may love

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31 Comments

  1. Jenifer Balatico

    I have heard regarding HD make up last 2 years (if I’m not mistaken) being used by a local celeb in our country for their international tv show. I must admit I am at awe when I saw beyond the scenes talking about this kind of make up especially for HD films.

    Haven’t tried this myself but after reading your post I was thinking of giving it a try 🙂
    Hugs and kisses from ♥ missJHENZ

    1. Go get a sample! I was shocked at how amazingly well it worked!
      xo

  2. This is great! I was just thinking about how I need to pick a fall / winter foundation that gives a little more coverage. Off to Sephora I go 🙂

    1. It was so fun, let me know how it goes!
      xo

  3. Ok, now I’m sold too!
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    1. Ha! I was really impressed by the coverage.
      xo

  4. Color IQ is amazing! So easy! Foundation tends to be the one thing I dread buying because lighting in stores is nothing compared to lighting outside or in an office. Skin IQ is really neat too because you tend to invest a lot of money into skincare and it’s nice to browse by needs/price points and read reviews.
    Have fun in Nevada! Super jealous!

    1. I think it’s a great idea. It can be really tough choose a good foundation.
      xo

  5. Nicolene Richards

    This is a great post, I am constantly looking for a base coat foundation giving a subtle finish, blending with my particularly pale skin. The variety of colours introduced by your post surely allows for more options! I will have to go shopping now!
    Enjoy your trip!
    FF

    1. Thank you! I would love to know if it works for you.
      xo

  6. Ok first of all, how cool is this technology? Where was it when I was desperately seeking for a foundation, although I still am! I definitely cannot stand behind the HD foundation, having tried and tested it last summer. It feels so cakey on my skin, the coverage didn’t work for me at all! I ended up throwing it out after 2 weeks of use and returning to my drugstore foundation which works infinitely better!

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    1. I had the exact same thought about HD and any formula that was thicker than a very light finish but this one just works. Although I think that if I lived on the East Coast with a major humidex it might feel different.
      xo

  7. Hope Howland (@HHDesigns)

    Oh I can’t wait to try this feature at Sephora…
    Hope
    hchdesigns.blogspot.com

  8. I love the foundations that give a good coverage and this product looks great… I would like to try it!!!
    Have a fab day honey!!!!

  9. raminder bhullar

    so beautiful review !!!!!!!!

  10. miss Margaret Cruzemark

    I have seen this on Sephora cosmetic boutiques and i will go and ask for a sample. Looks really great.
    Miss Margaret Cruzemark
    http://margaretcruzemark.blogspot.com/

    1. It’s free and it definitely can’t hurt to try it!
      xo

  11. Suzanne Minskey (@sueminskey)

    I adore the Makeup Forever HD foundation! I’ve gone and done a wedding at 6 am before, come home and mowed the lawn (in the summer), then gone to an evening client and still had it look amazing! I’ve also tried the Tarte Amazonian Clay foundation, and I’ve been using it the past two weeks and am a big fan! This is super cool that they have the foundation checker now. I haven’t seen it. Perhaps a trip to Sephora is in order…?

    1. Oh yes, go check it out! I’m dying to try the Tarte one as well but they didn’t have my shade!
      xo

  12. I haven’t tried this HD foundation, but after reading your review, sounds like I’ve been missing out. Your reviews are always honest, so I’m sending you a link to another fellow blogger (Amria) who posted something about ‘beauty blogger hunt for product reviews’, however I couldn’t open the link … I’m thinking this might be a good opportunity for you, so I’m passing on the info 😉 You never know, right? Hope you have a blast in Sin City 😉

    Here’s the link to Amria’s post: http://amriaa.wordpress.com/2013/08/08/monster-high-cleo-de-nile-doll-makeup/

    1. Wow thank you so so much! That’s so incredibly nice of you. I’ll definitely check our her site.
      xo

  13. I haven’t tried this HD foundation, but after reading your review, sounds like I’ve been missing out. Your reviews are always honest, so I’m sending you a link to another fellow blogger (Amria) who posted something about ‘beauty blogger hunt for product reviews’, however I couldn’t open the link … I’m thinking this might be a good opportunity for you, so I’m passing on the info 😉 You never know, right? Hope you have a blast in Sin City 😉

    Here’s the link to Amria’s post: http://amriaa.wordpress.com/2013/08/08/monster-high-cleo-de-nile-doll-makeup/

    XOXO Nensi

  14. Lindsay @ Nickel City Pretty

    The Makeup Forever HD foundation is the only one that I will ever use! It’s amazing and the coverage is fantastic, but it still feels really light on the face!

    1. Agreed! It’s now one of my faves.
      xo

  15. Great Review. I absolutely love the make up forever HD foundation and primer. It gives really great coverage .It does wonders on my skin. It’s super lightweight so it just feels like a second skin. love it

    1. Thanks. Agreed, it’s definitely one of the better foundations I’ve tried.
      xo

  16. i’ve been meaning to get this foundation for a while, but always was a bit afraid to switch from the brand I’m used to. I’m sold now!!! thanks C xoxo

  17. I have heard many very good reviews about Makeup Forever. Maybe it’s time to give it a try myself! x

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