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.
Myer, Priceline, Big W, Target, Kmart, & selected pharmacies
1800 025 488
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Rating: Mar 2, 2013 8:26pm
georgeous dewy look
Love this foundation because it leaves the skin feeling fresh and gives a glowy look. The problem is that i have more of olive undertones however and this foundation has more of a pink base so it has to be really blended our and isn't the perfect foundation for me. if you have more of a pink undertone in your skin go for it because its perfect!
Rating: Feb 17, 2013 1:25pm
Great for combination/oily skin with good coverage and staying power
Medium to full coverage which does not smudge or fade on oily skin. Matt finish but can be a bit streaky when applying with a brush and dries quickly so blending can be difficult.
I find this is the best foundation for my skin type but don't get a dewy glow which I sometimes want to achieve.
Would definitely buy again but I find my skin becomes drier (and paler) in winter so I don't use this foundation all year round.
Rating: Feb 7, 2013 10:51am
I love this foundation, it is a holy grail for people who have problems with oily t-zones. It gives a decent buildable coverage with a matte finish. The only problem I have with this foundation is that it smells like chemicals.
Rating: Jan 30, 2013 1:40am
I am always trying out new foundations, but I always come back to this one, It is full coverage, so steer clear if you aren't after a full coverage foundation I would steer clear of this. Apart from that, this lasts all day and when it does start to fade, it fades of evenly and doesn't leave patchy bits or streaks. I will use this as long as they make it!
Rating: Jan 22, 2013 6:47pm
All time favourite
Been using this religiously for around three years. I've tried many of the higher end ones such as Mac Studio Fix Fluid and Lancome Teint Idole Ultra, but honestly, they do not compare.
The coverge: Awesome, medium to full
Feels: Breathable, Lightweight
Looks: Natural,Matte/ velvety Smooth, flawless with a sponge or stippling brush.
Durability: Will last all day if used with a primer and set with translucent powder.
Cons: Dries quickly so blend fast, relatively expensive in Australia
Rating: Jan 8, 2013 10:46am
I've worked on the beauty counters for a few years and I always used Clinique as it was good for my oily skin but now that I'm no longer on the counters and no longer privy to a fantastic discount on the high end products I started using Revlon colour stay for the oily skin and its awesome but you do have to make sure that you are wearing the right colour otherwise it's very masky! I've been out in 30+ degree heat and this stuff doesn't slide off!
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.