19 May 2014

review: benefit hello flawless oxygen wow foundation


Hey guys!

Last week, I had a relative go overseas. So of course, I asked if they could make a stop off at the local Sephora and pick up this baby for me. I have wanted to try this foundation forever, but it is so expensive here! I recieved a sample of this foundation in my Ulta Haul, and upon trying it knew that I should try the full size, as I had found my colour match. I personally just use samples to colour match, as I don't think that I can really test a foundation properly from a teeny tiny sample.

I posted my first impressions of this on my Instagram (link is at the end of every blog post, if you want to have a look), and thought that I would wear it for the rest of the week to give you guys a proper overview of the foundation and my thoughts on it. It is an expensive foundation, so this may help you decide if you want to try it or not!



This is what you get inside the packaging. The foundation holds 30mLs, which is pretty standard. It also comes with a small sample of their Stay Flawless 15 Hour Primer, which I already own and love!



The bottle comes with a pump, which is awesome because its so much more hygenic! Plus, its easier to comtrol so there isn't as much product wastage. Also, I've noticed that as you use product, the bottom of foundations creeps up and up. I love this! Every foundation should have this! I'll definitely know when I need to repurchase.



Here is the consistency and coverage of the foundation! It's quite liquidy and definitely lightweight, which is great because it doesn't feel like you're wearing a heavy foundation. As you can see from the bottom photo, it definitely covers pretty well! You can only just see my veins peeking through. As for the finish of the foundation, some have said that it is extremely dewy. I have to disagree! I don't think it is hugely dewy or matte, but it is more dewy than it is matte. That said, I would not recommend it for oilier skinned girls. This is definitely for dry to normal skin!

My only issue with this foundation so far is the wear time - which is a big reason why I wouldn't recommend it to those with oily skin. I did set it with a powder after wearing it the first time, but that didn't seem to prolong the wear time by much.

That said, I do really like this foundation! I love the finish and the coverage - and especially how lightweight it feels on my skin. The wear time isn't a huge deal, as I can save this foundation for days when I don't have to wear it for as long.

That's all for todays post! Is there any products that you would like me review? Let me know down below!

Until next time...

xxxx


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13 comments :

  1. This looks lovely but I wish it was more of a fuller coverage. then I'd definitely buy it xx

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    1. Definitely understand that! I do like the coverage for me personally, I would say its a strong medium :) xx

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  2. I love this foundation for the summer! It feels so light! xx Rena Kiss and Make Up

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    1. I can see it being so good in summer! Wonder if that will affect the wear time even more though :S Will have to try it out when summer comes back :) xx

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  3. its good that is has spf in the formula. too bad it has not a long life wear. great review on a great product by benefit!

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  4. I am so glad you had them pick this up for you, as I love it. I have very dry skin, so I don't have a problem with the wear time. Great Review!
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    1. Really? I have normal to dry skin and I still have an issue with it.. But then again, I still love it! xx

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  5. I have never tried any Benefit foundations and have always heard good things about hello flawless, might need to go check it out ;)

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  6. What shade did you get in this foundation? Xo

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