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Makeup Forever HD Invisible Cover Foundation Review

Makeup Forever's HD foundation is another foundation that I frequently wear. I promised a review on this foundation (I know it's late) so here it is...

Product Claims

"An oil-free medium-to-full-coverage liquid foundation that covers skin imperfections flawlessly while remaining invisible on-screen and in real life. This foundation creates a soft-focus effect, which is designed to meet the coverage concerns of those in the spotlight. It leaves your complexion with such a flawless finish, it can withstand bright or harsh lighting.

- It leaves skin beautifully flawless!
-Great for photography, (no white haze) especially great for weddings, photo shoots or tv production.
-Available in 25 shades.
-Available in a variety of undertones including: olive, beige, pink and yellow.
-It feels very light on your face.
-A little goes a long way.
-Light to medium coverage.
-No harsh lines,  this is good if you forget to blend past the perimeter of your face.
-The price is $40 for 1 fl oz. It costs about $24 if you have a Makeup Forever Backstage card.
-It can only be purchased through Sephora, Sephora online or a Makeup Forever boutique if one is in your area.
My Thoughts (Detailed)
Honestly, I didn't like this foundation when I bought it... it didn't live up to the hype to me.  One of the reasons I purchased it was because it looked so beautiful on my friend. Her face was so flawless and dewy. I'm a sucker for a dewy liquid foundation. When I bought it, it felt light on my face but it didn't look good at all when I applied it with a sponge. However, since I bought it I figured I would continue to use it.

I started applying it with a duo fibre brush and I noticed different results. The finish was flawless. A few different people on different occasions have told me that my skin "looks like a porcelain doll" when I wear this foundation.  I agree, but you know how everyone has a product that they have a love-hate relationship with? This is my love-hate product.

Sometimes when I wear it-my skin is so flawless and pretty and other times when I wear this foundation my skin looks so blah :( Also, when I wear it-my skin comes out with a matte finish even if I don't use a mattifier. I've seen this foundation on others and their skin is so dewy and my skin is all matte and dry looking. I guess it's something in my skin chemistry... anyway, I'll have to use a makeup mister spray to give me that dewy finish that I like.

I do think this foundation is worth a try if you want a foundation that gives a great flawless finish. In all honesty, I can take it or leave it. I did buy the MUFE HD concealer. I really like it, it covers well and it provides a dewy finish unlike the foundation.

What does it look like?

Makeup Forever HD foundation on left, Makeup Forever HD concealer on right.

I'm not wearing a powder but my skin looks matte with it on...


Jess said…
this is my HG foundation..u HAVE TO try it with the beauty blender and U will fall in love with this foundation. It will instantly become ur best
Jess said…
when u use the beauty blender wet with this foundation it will give u that dewy look that u like..however I think u look amazing and flawless in this pic..very pretty :D
Ms. Viva Glam said…
Thanks Jess, I just bought the Beauty Blender and still haven't used it. I'm going to try using it with the MUFE HD and see what happens... great suggestion :)
Sher said…
great review,I like it but its not my Holy grail lol It looks amazing on u though
Ms. Viva Glam said…
Thanks Sher! I have found that others love it and some think it's just ok. I'm still on the fence though... we'll see after I use the Beauty Blender with it.
Anonymous said…
I want could i have slept on this? im so done with the whole mineral foundation lol
Ms. Viva Glam said…
Lol, I've always been curious about mineral foundation. I need to get familiar with it.
Princezz Julie said…
I just bought this product. But the sales rep i 1st met not good, she didn't recommend a correct shade for me, which make my skin looks darker. My skin tone should use either #118 or #120, but she gave me #123. End up i need to buy other product to compliment with it, ie. MUFE HD primer in purple to brighten up my skin before apply the wrong shade foundation which i don't want to waste it. Besides the wrong shade, i like the texture & coverage for this foundation. Is light weight, and so sheer that i can see my nose bridge clearly. Although high coverage, but it still makes my skin looks translucent. Overall, i like it!
Ms. Viva Glam said…
Glad it's working for you!

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