A shade for everyone: Make Up For Ever Matte Velvet Skin Foundation

Another day, another foundation.

Truth be told, it’s been hard lately deciding which foundation to reach for in the morning (sad story, I know). Lately, it’s been getting much harder since there are so many stellar ones out there. Take for instance Make Up For Ever’s new Matte Velvet Skin full-coverage foundation.

Officially released at the end of July, this foundation, available in a staggering 40 different shades, delivers a matte finish that will last you all day. Housed in a squeeze tube (meaning you control the flow of product), this foundation glides on the skin leaving you with a comfortable shine-free wear that isn’t heavy or cakey. In fact, it feels so natural that you’ll probably forget you’re wearing anything at all.

Make Up For Ever Matte Velvet Skin foundation

The brand gave me the option of choosing a shade and based off their shade chart I chose R230, which actually matched my skin nicely (it’ll look even better as I start to lose some of my summer colour). I have applied this with both a Beauty Blender and a domed foundation brush and it delivers a vibrant skin look almost instantly.

The formula of this foundation includes their innovative Flexi-Fit Complex that allows the lightweight, oil-free formula to bend and breathe with the skin. The amino acid-coated pigments adhere to the skin for long-lasting coverage that really does look flawless and natural on the face.

Make Up For Ever Matte Velvet Skin foundation before and after

This foundation retails for C$48, which I find is about average for higher-end foundations. I do like this one better than their Ultra HD, which everyone seems to rave about (I just it doesn’t wow my skin – if that makes sense). I really loved how this made my skin look and feel (especially the feel part since it dries down nicely and doesn’t feel heavy). Next time you’re in Sephora I would definitely make sure you check this foundation out and even ask for a sample of it. I’m sure you’ll love it!

Also, check out my latest IGTV video where I did a first impressions on this foundation.

Please note, products sent by PR. AllĀ opinions are my own.

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