As someone with sensitive skin, I can really appreciate CoverGirl’s latest foundation launch, the CoverGirl Clean Whipped Creme Foundation* ($10.99) comes in 10 shades. It’s non-comedogenic, non-acnegenic, and didn’t clog my pores for the few weeks I tested it out, not to mention the formula worked nicely with my oily/combo skin. I tried out two different colours – 320 Creamy Natural and 135 Buff Beige.
You’d expect a cream product to be a little thick, but that’s where the “whipped” nature of this product comes in. It’s ultra-lightweight and feels a like it’s been pumped with air when you apply it on the face.
Typically, foundation coverage and lightness are traded off. You can never have both. This product is the exception. To my surprise, one layer was medium coverage and the second was inching near full coverage, yet it still looked and felt natural. Impressive.
Another plus, the finish on the skin sits nicely between that “dewy-like-I-just-got-back-from-a-run “and the “cake-face-matte”. I’ve got oily skin, so lasting power was a so-so 3-4 hours but nothing a little powder over the t-zone can’t fix.
Unfortunately, neither creamy natural nor buff beige were a perfect colour match for me, both were way too pale. In the picture above I’m wearing 320 Creamy Natural. Let’s be honest here, I look a little ghostly (and Halloween has already passed).
Despite the absolute beauty no-no that is wearing the wrong foundation colour, I was pleasantly surprised (and intrigued) by the performance of the CoverGirl Clean Whipped Creme foundation that is pushing me to pick up a shade that that suits my skin tone a bit better.
Stephanie Lau is the creator and writer of FUN SIZE BEAUTY, a blog encompassing beauty reviews, handmade accessories, and the occasional food post. Upon discovering a fuchsia lipstick in her mom’s stash at age 12, she fell in love with all things beauty. She started her blog in November 2012 as a creative outlet to share her thoughts on beauty products and escape from the stress of school. Aside from blogging and beauty, Stephanie enjoys all things travel, photography, DIY, small business, and sample hoarding. An undergrad Accounting student at the University of Waterloo and an avid multi-tasker, on rainy days you can find her studying the Income Tax Act, watching food network, recreating makeup looks from magazines, and sipping on tea.