Rimmel Match Perfection Foundation Review
When it comes to my foundations normally I opt for foundations that provide my skin with really full coverage such as the Revlon Colorstay Foundation. I do this because I find my skin requires quite a bit of coverage due to discolouration and general redness practically all over my face. Of course, full coverage foundations aren’t exactly the best for me as they can be quite heavy on the skin which proves to be a particular problem whenever we have any warm weather.
I also find that full coverage products can also cause congestion, spots, blemishes and breakouts due to them sadly being prone to blocking the pores. Because of this in the past few months, I’ve been weaning myself off those products that provide me with amazing coverage and opting for lighter products. Why? Well in the hope that my painful blemishes and imperfections will improve and because as I grow up I’ve learned that I should just embrace my “imperfections” and get used to my slightly flushed skin.
A lightweight foundation
One lighter product I’ve been using lately has been the Rimmel Match Perfection Foundation. Marc actually bought this for me as part of a makeup bundle he put together for my birthday and ever since then I’ve really been enjoying it, so much so that it even got a mention in my August 2015 Favourites post. Now this foundation isn’t a new release or anything, in fact, I believe it has been out for quite a while now but it is certainly a new discovery for me and one that I wish I discovered sooner. The foundation is one that is much loved by many bloggers and vloggers and I can totally see why.
Marc bought me the shade 010 Light Porcelain and I believe it is the lightest shade in the range. Normally high street/drugstore foundation and complexion products, in general, do not work for me. Purely because the shades are always too dark or warm toned. So when I first spotted this I wasn’t 100% convinced that it was going to work for me. However, after the first application, I found it worked really well on me. Light Porcelain is a very cool toned shade which is ideal for me. It is also really rather pale. It could have been a smidgen lighter for me if I’m totally honest. But if I do a really thoroughly blend, I can easily pull it off.
A foundation that provides light to medium coverage
What I love about this foundation is that it is really quite lightweight on the skin. This means my skin can actually breathe. It doesn’t feel heavy or cakey. But at the same time, I find it provides light to medium coverage that is actually capable of covering my discolouration and redness. It isn’t something that can cover any major blemishes but there is always concealer for those issues. Another thing I’d like to mention is that this foundation is very brightening. It definitely makes my skin appear more awake and overall healthier. Therefore, I’d definitely agree with the Light Perfecting Radiance, claims that Rimmel state.
My only real issue that I have with the Rimmel Match Perfection Foundation is that I cannot build it up on my skin. When I do try to build it up I find it slips and slides around my face. Plus it feels very oily, even on my really dry patches. Applying finishing powder onto it in an attempt to set the foundation sadly doesn’t help. Either as it ends up looking cakey and even worse than without. However, if I apply the foundation lightly and ensure that I’ve blended it all out as much as I possibly can, it looks really good.
A product I will definitely be repurchasing in the future
Would I repurchase the foundation? Most definitely. I find the foundation works well on my skin. Provided that I apply it properly without popping too much on and forgetting to blend it out effectively. At £7.99 a bottle I think the foundation is reasonably priced. It is something I will definitely be repurchasing in the future.
Have you tried the Rimmel Match Perfection Foundation?