×

Max Made


FOUNDATION REVIEW; RIMMEL LONDON MATCH PERFECTING FOUNDATION


Maxmade.com.au_Review_Rimmel_London_match_Perfecting_Foundation

Finding the perfect foundation and formula is no easy task. With dozens of finishes and coverages to choose from I thought I’d share with you a recent discovery that has managed to leave a very lasting impression on us here at Maxmade.

Rimmel London has relaunched their iconic Match Perfection Foundation with a NEW and improved formula. A weightless, velvety finish foundation with a versatile coverage now goes beyond ‘matching’ with it’s wonder-tone technology. Designed to help us achieve a more flawless, hydrated, and youthful all-day wearing foundation at a high-street price.

 

RIMMEL_LONDON_MATCH_PERFECTING_FOUNDATION-MAXMADE.COM.AU

The new formulation consists of soft focused powder to help blend across the skin’s surface, blurring any imperfections like pores, discolouration and bags. With added light absorbing pigments to attract and reflect light, skin looks brighter and more refined. To top things off Rimmel has added Vitamin E and a SPF 20 to protect and nourish the skin for an all-day wear!

 

As you can see from the image above I didn’t mess around when putting Rimmel’s new and improved Match Perfection Foundation to the test. What I loved about working with this liquid foundation was the coverage and the texture. My model had an ‘extreme’ combination skin, meaning the T-section of her face was extremely oily and the cheek and forehead area was extremely dehydrated and quite thick or porous in texture. To even skin texture and create the perfect canvas for my fountain to go down evenly, I firstly massaged Rimmel’s Fix & Protect SPF 25 Makeup Primer over the entire face and neck. Fix & Protect helps absorb and mattify unwanted shine throughout the day while soothing and brightening dull and dehydrated skin creating a more even complexion for your foundation application and wear!

 

The coverage is versatile in the sense I was able to build coverage through the T-section and around the chin where there was dis-coloration and light pigmentation, while being able to blend the foundation out to a finer coverage over the cheek and forehead area where less coverage is needed. Application Tip; I used my fingers in a dabbing motion to build the foundation and blended out with a large foundation brush when I needed less overage. 

 

I love the versatility and finish of velvet finish foundation like Match Perfection Foundation! Like its matte foundation cousin, it blurs pores and rougher skin types while holding for a longer wear and like its dewy foundation cousins, it also brightens and hydrates the skin BUT most importunity gives you more flexibility in your finish! How so? Well take the above image for example. I highlighted all the high points of the face with Rimmel’s Magnif’eyes Mono Eyeshadow in Q-Jump (a metallic white-gold powder shadow) to lift and sculpt your facial-frame work and give a more Summery youthful glow without disturbing the wear or finish of the foundation! Brilliant right?

 

Credits

Photographer; Mitch Doueihy for Maxmade.com.au, Model; Valerie Wetmore at IMG

 

6 Comments »

  1. Lena says:

    Max I love how you did the eyes, can you tell us how you did those?

  2. Diana says:

    Yes I also what to know what you used on her eyes?

  3. Kate says:

    Hi! Was just wondering what the best way is too keep the foundation, and in general makeup on during the day or on a night out without wearing? I’ve tried using setting powder but it always comes out looking thick and heavy on the face (especially during the day)! What should I do?

  4. max says:

    Hi! Powder is generally what I use to build longevity! there are several reasons your foundation may appear thicker after you powder is you are applying too much? The other reason could be the powder you’re using is NOT milled fine enough or its NOT a setting powder which is finer than a Loose Powder. Let me know how you go xMM

  5. Elouise says:

    Hi! Love your reviews on products etc! Have you done a list of top foundations as I would love to know your favourites?
    I currently wear Estée Lauder double wear foundation but find it too matte, is there any really long lasting good coverage foundations you could suggest?

    Can’t wait to hear back!
    Thank you

  6. max says:

    Hi Elouise! So nice to hear from you! I sure have… do a search on maxmader.com.au for my Top 10 Foundations. All my favs are there and why I love them! Enjoy x MM

RSS feed for comments on this post. / TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

THE OILS AND POTIONS THAT BRING SPRING VIBES TO WINTER SKIN

Is your skin feeling the drying effects of this final winter chill? Then look no further than my guide for a nourished, spring-ready complexion.

Read More…

Giorgio Armani Beauty Luminous Silk – A Love Story

 

It’s the best selling hero foundation that is in every MUA’s kit: versatile, innovative and loved from the leader to the novice – here is why we’re all going mad for GA Beauty Luminous Silk.

 

Read More…

Three Boss-Babes Share Their Morning Beauty Routines

Morning routines – we all know we need one to ace the day, so how do other inspiring and successful women do it?

Read More…

It’s a lippy, it’s a shadow… Yes, it’s the BITE BEAUTY Prismatic Pearl Multistick!

Looking for a multi-use product to revive your beauty bag? Look no further than Bite Beauty Prismatic Pearl shimmer sticks to bring features to life with a delicate pearlised finish.

Read More…

The products that make big-volume hair easy to achieve at home

 

Voluminous strands have stood the test of time – so invest in these go-to products to achieve this sexy look from the comfort of your home.

Read More…

Why Organic Skincare is Trending So Hard Right Now (And What We Think You Should Use)

Organic skin care seems to be everywhere at the moment, but why?

We’ve gone for years with our seemingly good quality commercially made skincare routine, so what’s the hype over organic products like the Phyts organic foundaton that so many people are talking about?

Read More…

Off To Europe? We’ve Got Your Beauty Bag Sorted

 

Off to Europe this month (or at least wishing you were)? Make good in the Mediterranean sun and bring the good vibes to you with these holiday-ready products.

Read More…

SHADES OF WINTER – Try Out This Delicious Makeup Look To Enhance Your Skin

The colder winter weather gives way to an agile crispness that activates the senses and brings a child-like rouge-blush to the cheeks. It makes sense then, that as our inner temperature adapts to this mysterious season, our makeup follows suit. So what colours should you wear in winter to warm up your skin?

Read More…

The Products That Make 30+ Skin Look Better Than A Teenager’s

Your 30s are amazing. You’re kicking goals, looking hot and still partying with kids in their 20s. However, collagen deterioration is also now a thing, so how do you maintain that glow? What’s the trick to projecting the youthful soul we feel on inside on the outside? For that evergreen youth, read on.

Read More…

We Ask An Expert About The Perfect Thick Brows

So what is the actual best brow shape to master for the second half of 2018? Max and celeb brow queen Amy Jean download the beauty industry’s best-kept brow secrets.

 

Read More…

Love To Lip-Sync? Make It Count With These Rockstar Lipsticks

A good lip-syncing sesh needs the perfect pout, so make your karaoke sessions count with these encore-worthy winter lip shades.

Read More…

Nourish Yourself With These Celeb-Approved Supplements

 

Kiss winter beauty blunders goodbye with these delicious and wholesome supplements that my celebrity clients secretly swear by.

Read More…

You’ve All Been asking For It, So Here It Is: My Recipe For Your Office Skin Woes

Is that office/home heating or aircon making your skin more touchy than a Bachelor contestant? Then hand a rose to this Dermalogica duo and kiss red, dehydrated skin goodbye.

Read More…

Aussie Model Bree Warren Talks Body Confidence & The Model Life

 

Maxmade chats to modelling sensation Bree Warren about championing self-love, winters in New York and what being an athlete taught her about beauty.

Read More…

Highlighting_&_Concealing_Maxmade.com.au

This Is Exactly How You Should Be Using Concealer For A Contoured Glow

Not all concealers are created equally! Discover the power of a ‘highlighting concealer’ and which one is made for you…

Read More…

French Beauty Rules, But What Do Aussie Girls Do Better?

Steal the beauty secrets behind Parisian je ne sais quois.

Read More…