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Friday, January 9, 2015

Review | Maybelline FIT ME! Matte + Poreless Foundation



I don't remember the last time I really liked a drugstore foundation. All through last year I was constantly trying out different formulas and found that cheaper just wasn't ever going to be better. I wear makeup every single day and therefore the expensive foundations I own are really draining to my wallet. I thought it was just going to have to be a sacrifice I'd make for my overall beauty routine. I recently on a whim picked up the Maybelline FIT ME! Matte + Poreless Foundation and I think I've fallen in love.

I'm constantly whining about my skin texture and although it's definitely improved, there's still some uneven spots that are just very difficult to conceal. This foundation claims to go beyond skin tone matching and actually fits the unique texture your skin has for the ultimate coverage and look. As I use a pore minimising primer everyday, the added foundation that is meant to work towards concealing my bigger pores was really something I had to give a try. It really does what it claims to do. My foundation has been going on super smooth and leaving my skin looking completely matte and clear. I still have my spots here and there that are naturally going to distort the texture but it works to really smoothen my lines and even that annoying forehead crease has become bearable.

I am in the shade 120 Classic Ivory and the match is actually better than my go to Tarte Amazonian Clay Foundation. It's a gorgeous lighter shade that although mattifying makes my skin look healthier. The coverage is buildable but definitely more in the medium range and the formula is creamy but not too watery. When building this formula up, it doesn't appear to cake like other foundations do which is super impressive for a drugstore brand. I will say the only drawback is that when adding a contour it does get a little muddy which I'm still trying to work around but the coverage is just so good that that's simply a minute problem.

The Maybelline FIT ME! Matte + Poreless Foundation has definitely become my everyday choice. I even opt for it when it comes to big days like today where I go to take my permit test exam. It's definitely become a staple in my beauty regime and it's a drugstore brand which is so refreshing to find and enjoy.
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36 comments:

  1. Great post! I'm looking also for a good drugstore foundation! Thanks for the recommendation :)

    Nikoleta, xoxo.

    http://nljuljduraj.blogspot.com

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  2. I haven't tried many maybelline foundations but this one sounds great and I'll definitely have to check it out :) The coverage sounds amazing! x

    Beyond the Velvet | Fashion, Beauty and Lifestyle blog

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  3. I had no idea this foundation was even in stores, how bad of a blogger am I. Need to check this out when I find myself in Boots next as it sounds amazing x

    Beauty with charm

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  4. I have the old Fit Me foundation which is very dewy, i didnt know they did this one! I NEED it! x
    Emma | Emmysukblog.blogspot.co.uk

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  5. I read so many good reviews on this foundation! Need to try it! I don't know if they sell it in Franc yet tho ><

    http://fashionfixeshearts.blogspot.com

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  6. This sounds like a brilliant foundation, I'll have to give it a go as like you said expensive foundations are good but you just can't always afford them! X

    www.itslittlelaurenslooks.blogspot.com

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  7. Iv looked on the website i dont think its in the uk yet :( x

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  8. I swear I try too many foundations, once I use up the graveyard I have going I will be sure to try this one out! Looks great.

    Tegan xx - Permanent Procrastination

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  9. This looks amazing! I'm definitely going to have to try it ♥
    Have a lovely weekend
    Amy xx

    Perfect Imperfections

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  10. Beautiful pictures! This sounds like such a lovely foundation, and I will definitely keep it in mind since it seems to fit my skin needs perfectly. I am loving the Covergirl 3 in 1 Outlast Stay Fabulous Foundation right now, and it's staying power and coverage is great as it's a primer, foundation, and setting powder all in one :)


    Emily // ahemitsemme.blogspot.com

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  11. wow this foundation does sound good

    xo

    www.laurajaneatelier.com

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  12. This foundation sounds amazing! Your review has made me want to try it! Thanks for sharing Stefanie!
    ♥♥♥
    Jeanne
    http://fashionmusingsdiary.com

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  13. Sounds fabulous! I've not tried it but I've heard so many good things about the FIT ME! range that I might have to pick this one up :)

    Angie || the maquillage

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  14. Ooh I haven't heard much about this, but it sounds great! I have the original Fit Me foundation and the only problem I have with it is that the lightest shade is a tad too dark for me in Winter! I hope this comes to the UK!

    Beauty and Lifestyle Blog

    xx

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  15. That is a great tip Stefanie! :)
    www.simimaus.blogspot.com

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  16. I have the normal Fit Me foundation and I like it very well, especially for winter as my skin is really dry and it seems to be somewhat hydrating. However, for summer I'll need to switch over to this one as I tend to get more oily during warmer months. I love this foundation, and the concealer is really nice as well! I don't like the pressed powder though, because it does tend to make your face look cakey.

    xx

    Jenny // Mish Mosh Makeup

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  17. I love Maybelline products!!!!
    Keep on smiling!
    Kisses, Paola.

    Expressyourself

    My Facebook

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  18. I really love Maybelline products, I will have to give this one a try!

    Lauren,
    http://www.atouchofsoutherngrace.com/

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  19. I'd like to give this one a try, I've never dabbled into drugstore foundation before though I heard a lot of good things about the regular Fit Me and one of Covergirl's foundations as well.

    becky ♡ star violet

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  20. Need to try this! Not a massive fan of a lot of drugstore foundations, but the drugstore landscape seems to be improving lately! Crossing my fingers that this appears in the UK some time soon!

    little miss fii | Fii x

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  21. I use the FIT me original foundation and have wanted to try this since I heard it was being released! Definitely going to be trying it as soon as I find it in Boots! xx


    www.ohhellomango.co.uk

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  22. This is a drugstore pick I have always wanted to try- will have to pick it up next time I swing by! x

    beautyandtheb1.blogspot.co.uk



    B xx

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  23. I've just found your blog and I think it's really inspiring, it will be an honor for me if you can visit mine too, and if you want to follow, it will be a pleasure to follow you back! :) <3


    Fashion gets Fierce.

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  24. This sounds fab! I'll definitely see if they have my shade next time I'm in Boots!
    xx

    http://www.glitterandcarousels.blogspot.co.uk/

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  25. I've heard great things about this one! Glad you're loving it too. My go-to longwear drugstore foundation is Revlon ColourStay :)

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  26. Not tried any of the fit me range but I will give it go :) x
    http://insaneaboutmakeup.blogspot.co.uk/

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  27. So glad you like this, I really didn't get on with it at all. Such a shame!

    Annabel ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

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  28. Have yet to try this one but I have extra bucks!


    xo
    www.style-wire.com

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  29. Wow this sounds awesome, especially for a drugstore product! Ill definitely have to check it out!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

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  30. I have pretty uneven skintone and huge pores too, so this sound really promising! Don't think it's out in Australia yet though, but I'll be looking forward to checking it out when it does. Thanks for sharing! x

    Sheri | Behind The Frames

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  31. Love love love your blog! Its really amazing! The make up is great!
    I would really appreciated, if we could follow each other on BL and GFC!
    Just tell me in a comment!

    xoxo Colli // my blog - tobeyoutiful

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  32. Sounds awesome.

    Does it contain a lot of silicones? The claims sound like that.

    And is SPF included?

    Thanks in advance,

    LindaLibraLoca:
    Beauty, Baby and Backpacking

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  33. theblackblush blogJanuary 14, 2015 at 1:21 AM

    Great review!
    xx
    www.theblackblush.blogspot.pt

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  34. I'm always looking for the perfect foundation! I was about to try the 'normal' Fit Me but it didn't happen! I have to try this one now that I know it does a pretty good job :) xx

    Mary Bloomy

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  35. Thank you for sharing this review! I love foundation and I'm extremely oily and I cannot wait to get my hands on this... <3


    xo, Brigette | http://www.brigetteramos.com

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  36. i have the old one and it leaves me oily , really wan to try this one

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