Sunday, January 25th, 2009

The Hit List

Worst Liquid Foundation? What product wins this category?

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29 thoughts on “The Hit List: Worst Liquid Foundation

  1. valentina

    Dior Pure Light

  2. Ciara

    Helena Rubenstein Color clone

    What a dissapointment!

  3. nikki

    pretty much any foundation from clinique. they should stick to skincare.

  4. Ashley

    Mineralize Satin Finish by MAC.

    • Jenna

      I second the Mineralize Satinfinish. The finish is so artificial, the coverage is extremely sheer, and it clogs my pores. I feel guilty about letting the rest of my two bottles of foundation go to waste, so I mix it with Revlon ColorStay liquid foundation.

    • Kathleen

      In fact, ANY MAC foundation is not good for acne-prone or irritable skin. No way am I going back to MAC foundations again. However, I am a MAC addict OTHER than that. :D

      • Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Courtney Courtney

        I think I’m weird. I have really sensitive, acne-prone skin and MAC foundations don’t break me out at all. I’ve worn Studio Fix Fluid, Select, and Hyperreal and my skin has been fine. I’ve worn nothing but MAC foundations for about two years now and my skin is better now than it was before I started wearing them.

        Mineral foundations (Bare Essentials, Everday Minerals) are the ones that make my skin go insane.

    • incognito_kitty

      I agree. MAC put way too much glitter in this.

  5. Amanda

    Bloom liquid foundation. Hands down the worst I’ve ever used, and I’ve used some!

  6. Carol

    Clinique – just awful. MAC is my fave.

  7. Rachel

    MAC’s is truly terrible. unnatural and irritating..

    (I LOVE mineralize skinfinish natural from MAC though)

  8. mahalia

    I have acne prone skin and acne scarring…. I swear by mac studio fix fluid. Its amazing coverage and doesn’t make me have cake face

  9. L’oreal mineral foundation. It makes me so itchy.

  10. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Courtney Courtney

    Revlon ColorStay. My mom gave me a bottle a while ago and I could not make it look like something other than pancake makeup. I think, because it was “ColorStay”, that it dried too fast to blend out or something. Still, yuck.

  11. summer

    Any L’Oreal foundation. I can get a good color match but it makes me break out like crazy and they do animal testing.

  12. Kellye

    I have to second or third the Revlon Colorstay. I bought it because I’d forgotten my makeup bag and home. I just couldn’t stand the stuff because it looked like a mask.

  13. grace

    omg why do so many ppl dislike clinique, i love it!!! possibly because my first liquid foundation was clinique.. that’s why i don’t know what’s good and what isn’t?? and i’m using bobbi brown now, another one that was mentioned -_-

    worst one for me was anna sui, only because it made me break out and makes my skin itchy.

  14. Shannon

    Covergirl foundations.
    When I used it it made my face look dirty.
    And they never EVER have anything light enough to match.

    Personally, I love loreal true match :D

  15. carriespooner

    I didnt mind Clinique’s foundations. I think it has to do with what works on your skin type/color.

    I like some of Mac’s but not all.

    I dislike Revlon colorstay and Covergirl. Bleh.

    I did not have good luck with EL double wear either.

  16. Raveen

    Mac studio fix plus, great coverage but broke me out like crazy!!

  17. Clinique foundations IMHO are awful — both the formulations AND the color selection.

    I really like L’Oreals True Match…. I like the finish a lot and it doesn’t irritate my overly sensitive skin. I’m curious what people think of CG’s new True Blend formula. Curious to try it…. Buuuut, don’t want to pick it up if it’s awful! Ideas?

  18. SophieJo

    Maybelline Dream Satin Liquid.
    I have never had bad skin but after using this foundation my skins seems greasier and i have had major breakout!! Also it doesnt really stay on the face and after an hour you no longer have foundation on.

    • taylor

      omg thats so true did it make the courners of your nose to be so oily ugh i hate it

  19. cristina

    L’Oreal True Match and MAC Select SPF 15 Foundation

  20. Kaitlyn

    Maybelline air foam…I had clear skin and not even a few days of use pimples everywhere.