Lancome Teint Idole Fresh Wear ($32)
A makeup formula that provides 18-hours of shine-free wear.
Achieve 18-hour, shine-free perfection! This uniquely fresh, lightweight formula controls shine and provides natural coverage for a perfectly matte, poreless complexion.
I didn’t like Lancome Teint Idole Fresh Wear. It is advertised as long wearing. 18 hours to be exact. Did it last 18 hours? No. Close to 18 hours? No. It only lasted 3-4 hours. I also noticed some major oxidation. The foundation had completely changed colors! I was hoping this would be something I could use during the summer because it’s lightweight, but it didn’t control my oily shine or keep it away. I know the oily shine will only get worse once summer arrives. It also didn’t provide very much coverage. It’s rather sheer. I thought something from Lancome would be great, but I guess I was wrong.
Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Oil Free ($42) Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer – Oil Free is a sheer, lightweight, buildable foundation that can be worn by all skin types but especially those with acne prone, sensitive or oily skin.
- Hydrating, oil-free formula softens skin offering a healthy glow
- Helps to prevent excess oil from setting on the surface of the skin
- Controls oil breakthrough while providing hydration to prevent dryness
- Buildable coverage for those hard-to-cover places
- Offers further protection from UVB rays & harmful effects of the environment with an SPF 20
- Ideal for troubled skin
I didn’t like the oil free tinted moisturizer as much as the Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer. It didn’t blend as easily and it does oxidize. It feels as if it sits on your skin instead of melting/sinking into your skin. Other than those complaints, the oil free tinted moisturizer performed very similarly to the tinted moisturizer. It didn’t clog pores and the coverage is buildable.
Laura Mercier Illuminating Tinted Moisturizer ($42) Laura Mercier Illuminating Tinted Moisturizer is a lightweight, buildable sheer foundation formula that delivers a youthful, radiant finish, while protecting skin from the damaging rays of the sun with SPF 20 protection.
I have to say that I prefer the original tinted moisturizer.It blends well and has a nice finish, but it was a too shimmery for me. I have oily skin, so the Illuminating Tinted Moisturizer just made my skin appear even oilier. It performed well just like the original tinted moisturizer. It is light and lets your skin to breathe. It is not greasy, oily, or drying. You can actually use this as a highlighter.
Benefit You Rebel ($30) Our defiantly different tinted moisturizer with SPF 15 leaves your complexion healthy & protected with a hint of color. We’ve tossed in antioxidants, aloe vera & allantoin for soft, supple skin all year long.
It’s actually a pretty good moisturizer. It doesnt provide a lot of coverage. It’s rather sheer. It’s perfect for weekends and school when you don’t feel like piling on foundation. Despite it’s thick formula, it spreads very easily and the tube lasts a long time.
Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer ($42) Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer is a sheer, lightweight moisturizer with SPF 20 & a hint of color that can be used in place of foundation for a natural appearance while adding a healthy glow to your complexion. Moisturizing formula hydrates skin, softening & easing fine, dry lines. Leaves a natural, dewy finish. Features an antioxidant vitamin complex that acts as a free radical scavenger to protect the skin from even the most aggressive effects of the environment. Extremely long-wearing, stays colour true & wears evenly.
Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer gives enough coverage to even out my skintone, but still allow my freckles to show through. It is light and lets your skin to breathe. It is not greasy, oily, or drying. It is a bit pricey, but I have to admit, this is one of the best tinted moisturizers on the market. There are 7 different shades that is sure to suit your skin color.