Monday, 15 June 2015

Aallexxy's Foundation Files; black|Up Paris Cream to Powder Foundation

Foundation Files; This is where I test out different base products, from concealer to powder, tinted moisturiser and foundation etc, over a period of 7-14 days and post my findings. (Follow me on Instagram, Twitter and Bloglovin so you don't miss a post) So let’s get started!!!

First off some information about me; Skintype: Combination (leaning dry in winter and Oily in Summer). Shade Reference: in between MAC NC45-50/NW43. Undertones: Yellow/Neutral.

black|Up Paris Cream to Powder Foundation

Brand: black|Up Paris

Name: Cream to Powder
Coverage: Medium

Shade: NFC 09

black|Up Paris Cream to Powder Foundation Swatch
What The brand says: This foundation is a true must have. When applied to skin, its unique creamy texture transforms into a silky powder with an impeccable matte finish. Its formula enriched with latest-generation matifying powders gets rid of sebum in a blink of an eye. The complexion looks smooth, radiant with a perfect velvety finish.

Its unique texture is very easy to apply with a sponge or a brush and is completely buildable, from a light powdery veil to complete coverage.

Wear time (with/without primer): This has great wear time on my skin, with and without primer, even a mattifying primer did not extend the wear time, my nose still got oily which is typical for me.
Price (ml): £29 for 0.28 oz

Pros: Oil Free
Paraben Free
Fragrance Free
16 Shades
Cons: Accessibility
No ingredients list on the website
Suitable Skin Types: Normal, Combination and Oily.

Ingredients: None on the website or the product itself.
Oxidation: None

Any Other Information: Housed in a mirrored compact, with accompanying sponge. Available from blackup paris website here or Debenhams.
Conclusion: This is a really nice foundation, that's great for the warmer months, it has great wear time and a good shade range. It's buildable, but I think most will get good medium coverage out of this. It can be a bit stiff in the compact, so fingers might be needed to warm the product up for application.

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