As a high-end foundation lover, 2017 has indeed been a true revelation for me when it comes to drugstore foundation brands. Also, I blame the Internet, as we are all surrounded by articles in which famous make-up artists testify about some of the new drugstore liquid foundations being equal, if not better, than many high-end foundations available at the moment. Since I can’t wait to reveal it to you, Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation is definitely one of those foundations.
What does Maybelline say? Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation face makeup mattifies and refines pores whilst leaving a natural, seamless finish. Ideal for normal to oily skin, exclusive formula with micro-powders controls shine and blurs pores. Leaves a natural, seamless finish. It is oil-free, non-comedogenic, dermatologist and allergy tested.
The texture is quite liquid, a bit runny, spreads nicely and evenly with fingers, brush or sponge. You can sheer it out or put on 2-3 light layers, as desired, to achieve wanted coverage. I prefer to wear 2 light layers applied with my Real Techniques Face Expert Brush for medium coverage. It gives a wonderful finish: matte but not too matte, as it definitely lets your natural glow peek from within. Since I wear it without primer or loose powder on top, I believe it would be more matte and long-lasting if you prime and/or powder your face. It nicely hides my imperfections, but doesn’t look like a mask and is a wonderful choice for an everyday liquid foundation. I tested it for 10 hours and I must say that my T-zone starts to shine after 5-6 hours, but I just blot it and it looks fine afterwards as well. Fit Me Matte + Poreless lasts all day and reminds me of Chanel’s Perfection Lumiere Velvet, with a better coverage and less powdery look.