I can’t remember the last time I had a makeup-related dream.
Or a dream where I even realized I was wearing makeup.
Can you? Have you ever had a dream where you’re putting on your makeup? I wish I did. Dream makeup… I think I’d like that.
New Maybelline Dream Cushion Fresh Face Liquid Foundation, which is coming in January in eight shades that are $16 each, has the word “dream” right in the name.
Cushion compacts like this one have been over the place lately! When you open the compact, instead of there being a pan of cream or powder, there’s a sponge pre-soaked with liquid foundation. You take a puff applicator, a Beauty Blender or a brush, dab it on the sponge, and then apply that to your face.
I haven’t tried many of them yet, but MAC Matchmaster Shade Intelligence Compact is my cushion compact holy grail at the moment. It’s $38 though. It’s lightweight, medium coverage, and it beautifully blurs my pores. And it doesn’t budge on my skin.
But I like Maybelline Dream Cushion as well.
I definitely like the much lower price, but it doesn’t cover quite as well as the MAC one. It has a more satiny, uber-natural finish, through which I can still see my 40-ish pores and freckles.
If I were still in college or in my early 20s, I’d be all over this in a heartbeat. The coverage is sheerer than the MAC one, and it doesn’t blur my pores as well, but on the flip side…my skin still looks like real skin.
Seriously, for a drugstore face product, I think this is really, really good.
Oh — you’ll probably want to set it with a powder, because it tends to start scooting around and seeking out my fine lines after a few hours (especially around my mouth).
Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,
P.S. TGIF!!! 🎅
P.P.S. Yes…I thought it was Friday when I published this post. I only figured out after that it wasn’t.
Anyway, TGIT?? 🙂 Haha!