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I really think a good foundation is the hardest thing to find, at least for me it is. I have sensitive, oily skin so it’s hard for me to find something that doesn’t break me out and actually lasts all day. I’m constantly on the search for new foundations, and that’s when I found the Maybelline SuperStay foundation.
Oddly enough, I don’t remember seeing any reviews, or ads for that matter, on this new foundation. I decided to buy it anyway since I’m a huge fan of the Maybelline Fit Me foundation, I figured it might actually work. Plus, Maybelline has really been stepping their game up lately.
I was for sure shocked with this foundation and I’ll tell ya why in a second. First, let me tell you a little about it.
What it is
The Maybelline SuperStay foundation retails for around $10 and is sold at drugstores, Target, Ulta, and online. They offer 16 shades, in a pretty diverse range, although they could do better. I was lucky enough to find my perfect shade easily, but I can see from the shade selection, that it may not be that easy for everyone else.
Maybelline boasts that this foundation is matte, full coverage, and lasts 24 hours, which literally sounds like my dream foundation. I’ve come across plenty of foundations in the past that claimed to be the same thing though, so obviously I went into this with that in mind.
The packaging of the SuperStay foundation is gorgeous. I love the contrast of the foundation against the white and guess what! It comes with a pump! Which is different from the Fit Me Foundation and some of the other foundations by Maybelline, and definitely a plus!
First, I was so excited about the pump, it took me a few minutes to get over the initial excitement of it, because honestly, pumps make it so much easier to use foundation. I picked up the shade Classic Ivory (120) and it was a perfect match for my winter skin! I pumped some on the back of my hand and used a flat top foundation brush to apply.
To be honest, at first the way it felt was a little weird. It felt heavy and I thought it wasn’t going to blend out very well, but I was wrong. It blended out beautifully and evenly, and oh boy is it full coverage. It covers everything! It doesn’t look cakey either, like a lot of full coverage foundations tend to look. My skin was left looking even and smooth, while also looking natural.
They weren’t kidding when they said this was a long lasting foundation. On the weekends I work at a hotel, serving breakfast, so I’m in a hot kitchen and I’m constantly moving around and sweating. This foundation didn’t move, it didn’t come off. It actually lasted through a long, hot, sweaty 8 hour work shift and throughout the rest of the day, which is something that has never happened for me before. The Maybelline SuperStay foundation lives up to it’s name, it stays put all day long!
After using it every single day for the past month, I can actually say that this foundation doesn’t make me break out, which is fucking awesome! A little goes a long way too, thanks to it being full coverage and having a pump, there’s no wasting foundation. I’ve had mine for a little over a month, and I’ve been using it everyday, and I still have about 3/4 left in the bottle!
So..is this the best drugstore foundation ever?!
Honestly, YES! It is everything I’ve ever wanted in a foundation. It’s affordable and the actual product lasts a long time. Not only that, but it also lives up to it’s name. It’s full coverage, it’s matte, it lasts all day, it comes with a pump!
If you’re looking for an affordable foundation that lasts all day and leaves your skin looking flwaless, I highly recommend the Maybelline SuperStay foundation. It might just be the best drugstore foundation!
Ms Sparkle And Glow says
It doesn't break me out either!! It really is gorgeous on the skin and so full coverage! xx
Sounds like you and I have similar skin- I’m also oily and can break out, so this definitely sounds good. I love full coverage foundations yet natural looking and stays put. Definitely sounds like a dream haha! Good to note for a future foundation purchase! Xx Jen
I have the hardest time finding the perfect foundation for my skin and skin color as well because my shade is a mix of so many different shades but I may have to try to find my color is this foundation and the price is amazing! Thank you for the review!