Eeeeee! I am excited. Okay, so this weekend I went to a Wedding and I was a Bridesmaid. It was fantastic and had such a great time! However in the excitement of it all I left behind my trusty Holy Grail foundation, Estee Lauder Double Wear.
Kindly the Bride’s in-laws are sending it on to me, but I got into a bit of a flap this morning when I realised I couldn’t wear my lovely double wear to work this morning! [on the way back from the wedding yesterday I just used concealer and knew I probably wouldn't bump into anyone I knew on the way home! :P]
I looked into my makeup storage and realised I had bought Rimmel Lasting Finish 25 Hour Foundation as a stand by, and had completely forgotten about it.
I hadn’t used it before, and after being super disappointed with the much raved about ‘Wake Me Up’ foundation Rimmel did, I didn’t hold much hope.
But omg, I am SOO proud I bought this. It is a life safer- it is literally like Double Wear, but in a pump version!
The wearability is GREAT. It has lasted all day on my face, and, like Double Wear, a little went a long way. It’s actually less messy to use than Double Wear as you don’t have to pour it out from the bottle.
My nose does feel a little oily, which I don’t get as bad with DW, but it covered all my spots and blemishes well, and dried matte which I like. I did take a little longer to dry than DW too, but a quick swipe of powder sorts that.
It does unfortunately have that funky smell I find all Rimmel foundations have.. like a very cheap scent, but it goes about 2 minutes after application.
I am so happy I have found a dupe for DW, as you all know I rave about it and don’t wear anything else, but I will now ALWAYS keep this in if I run out of DW, or leave it behind somewhere like I have done etc etc.
A great matte, long lasting, full coverage foundation – and it’s a fraction of the price of DW (which is now £28.50), and is £7.99
I love it when I find a new piece of makeup that I love haha!