Monday, July 11, 2011

Make Up For Ever Face & Body First Look, Sephora VIB MUFE bonus

I had a 10% off welcome discount from Sephora for being a newly minted VIB along with their release of a Make Up For Ever goodie bag for VIBs free with $35 purchase.  I had been pondering trying out the MUFE Face & Body foundation since I'm on the hunt for things that stand up to a hot and humid 15 minute walk in the morning to the bus - and something that can hold up to my oily zones during a workday. 

I went to Sephora hoping to get shade #38 which is their lightest shade in the F&B line, but they did not carry it.  I went to the next shade in line of the pink undertones (my Mat Velvet+ is also the lightest shade in the line with pink undertones and it works very well for me), shade #2.  I swatched #2 and #20, but #20 seemed too yellowy.  #2 felt rather orange-peach, but when blended out it seemed to almost disappear.  I will do a full post later with swatches on my face in comparison to bare skin, Face & Body and my Mat Velvet+.  In the bottle it looks incredibly dark for me.

This is the first time I've gotten pictures in natural daylight.  Wowzers, what a difference!  Look at all those freckles you can see!!  I did apply Face & Body, went grocery shopping in the heat of the day and was sweating pretty heavily after dragging all of my groceries inside.  I blotted away the sweat several times, not sure how much color remained.
Fun fact, my right eye (seen left here a bit more noticeably) turned partially green about 15 years ago.

On the left, the color is blended out (you can see the edges around my wrist) and on the right it's a heavier non-blended swatch.  My hands/arms/neck/chest are a good shade lighter than my face.  Face has the most freckles by far.

On to the fun stuff!  Here's the little bag it came in, I think I'll be using this in my purse to keep lip products from escaping (I lost a couple in IKEA that slipped out when sitting down).
It came with freakin' adorably small sized Aqua Liner, Smoky Lash, HD powder and Lab Shine lip gloss.

Cutest lip gloss ever.
It's the only thing I've tried, and I am wearing it in these pictures over bare lips.  It doesn't have much pigmentation but has a pleasant apricot smell, nice non-sticky texture, and some shine and subtle sparkle.  I had it over my Rimmel Airy Fairy lipstick earlier in the day and it was a lovely combination.  The Lab Shine gloss shade is S2.

I need to make an effort to get pictures in natural light more often, much more true-to-life colors for my skin especially.  In pictures I tend to get really washed out or look bright pink. 

1 comment:

  1. Hi,
    Water proof foundation is Ideal for normal skin-types as well as for fine lines and large pores.

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