Revlon - ColorStay Makeup with SoftFlex - Combination to Oily Skin
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For normal to oily skin types. Revlon ColorStay Makeup with SoftFlex™ is a full coverage, natural, matte foundation that provides a lightweight and comfortable feel on the skin. It is long-wearing and oil-free. Contains SPF 15. Available in Ivory, Buff, Sand Beige, Nude, Natural Beige, Medium Beige, Fresh Beige, True Beige and Natural Tan.
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Rating: Dec 16, 2012 6:45pm
ColorStay SoftFlex Blends My Freckle Sprinkles To A Natural Even Finish
Revlon ColorStay Makeup with SoftFlex SPF6, sample comes in a foil sachet. I have the shade Natural Beige.
The liquid makeup provides a light comfortable feel with the SoftFlex Technology.
It is an oil-free formula that controls shine and the coverage is medium to full for a natural flawless finish.
I cleanse, tone and moisturise before applying makeup, at times I also exfoliate as this helps to eliminate dry flaky skin.
The makeup has a thin consistency, a little goes a long way, I blend it as I apply it.
The texture is fine and it feels light on skin.
The fragrance quite pleasant for me.
ColorStay blends well on skin, it seems to adapt to my skintone as it drys.
I have a sprinkling of freckles across my nose, ColorStay gives my skin a nice even finish, I wouldn't call it flawless but it is a great natural finish for my tanned combination skin.
Fine lines are minimised and it is fantastic for controlling shine even on the warmer days I used it.
I do like the way it stays on skin, oil, gravity and heat don't seem to be a problem.
I did not have to use a primer.
The makeup sets on skin, the SoftFlex Technology allows the finish feeling to be natural, comfortable and pliable with the added bonus of minimal sun protection. Toot Toot.
Made in U.S.A.
Rating: Dec 4, 2012 6:25pm
A solid 4 stars
Can't believe I've never done a review for this? I'd give this foundation a pretty solid four stars. People often complain about the paint like smell, but it doesn't smell like paint to me, paint is much worse and so the scent of this doesn't bother me much. The coverage is pretty full even with one layer, my blemishes are toned down significantly with one. The lasting power of this is superb. I love the finish, I think it stays fairly matte throughout the day. The only thing I dislike is how difficult it is to wash off brushes! Antibacterial soap doesn't work and so I have to use olive oil to break the foundation down on my brushes and then the brushes require around 4 more cleans after that to get rid of the oil, so washing it is an annoying process and I only reserve using this foundation for days I want to look moderately flawless.
Rating: Nov 26, 2012 9:58pm
As a makeup artist I have tried many different foundations and products. I was introduced to this particular one a short time ago and love it! Light weight, great coverage, many colours available. Absolute flawless finish.
Rating: Nov 23, 2012 3:36pm
Favourite foundation ever.
I use to use MAC studio fix until i tried this. everyone compares the two and says revlon color stay is a dupe for the studio fix and they aren't wrong, i prefer revlon color stay as it's cheaper, available to me more and i find the bottle lasts longer.
Rating: Nov 15, 2012 5:42pm
Better than expected
Having tried many brand name foundations, I found Revlon colorstay just as good!
It gives fantastic coverage! I have oily skin so I use the one for oily/combination skin however I found it doesn't prevent shine so I always have to use a powder, but i dont mide since that is my routin anyway.
I would recommend this to others - don't waste your money on more expensive brands because revlon really is just as good!
Rating: Nov 9, 2012 4:13pm
I have this in Buff for combination/oily skin and it goes well under MAC studiofix powder instead of having to pay more for MAC foundation. Its often on sale at priceline. It provides good coverage and i dont need to put much on, though it gets oily quickly on my skin and doesn't last 3hours before i have to take it off and start over.
Rating: Nov 3, 2012 8:00pm
This foundation gives such full coverage! i love it to bits!!! i have the colour in 'golden beige' which is almost a perfect match for me. it really does stay on all day, which i love. for school, i always sheer it out with some moisturiser to make the coverage look lighter.
Rating: Oct 6, 2012 1:24pm
I have been using Revlon Colorstay Combo/Oily for the past 2 years and I have to say it is my FAV foundation. I have acne and acne scarring and it has a great coverage it covers everything.
*It last ALL day trough, sweat, tears, swimming, hot days.
*It covers everything
*It is really hard to get it all of so it does clog pores and probably makes acne worse.
*It is quite obvious when your wearing it.
So overall i love this foundation but I am trying to clean my skin up so i have stoped using it, and started using Nude by Nature liquid foundation and powder which has a great coverage when you use both but the powder just by itself isn’t that great at covering acne or scarring it is just good at evening out your skin.
Rating: Sep 26, 2012 7:28pm
really lasts all day
This foundation is as medium to full coverage. It is very obvious that I am wearing it. It is very difficult to remove even when I scrub my face. It has a great colour range and is very easy to match to my face. I like how it is easy to match the colourstay powder to the foundation as it comes in similar colours. A great alternative for the MAC studio fox fluid.
Rating: Aug 4, 2012 5:28pm
Does work for really oily skin
I managed to get this at a discount price of $24.
I am gratefully I did not shell out the near $40 original price tag.
I really only have a lot of cons for this foundation:
- doesn't stay on the whole day.
- appears obvious your wearing it and trying to cover blemishes.
- on chin and above and below lips hair follicles are accentuated.
- perfect colour match
I will continue to use this until I've finished the bottle. At the moment I am only applying in for going out of an evening.