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A Beauty Review: mark. Min-a-Real Cream to Powder Foundation

mark. Min-a-Real Cream to Powder Foundation in Buff ($18)

A mineral foundation that goes on as a cream and dries to a powder.

After hearing rave reviews about this foundation, I knew I had to try it.  A number of people told me that this foundation is perfect because it gives great coverage without being cakey.  I absolutely had to try it for myself.  I’m not typically a fan of foundations – I’d much prefer a tinted moisturizer or BB cream. 

At first, I tried samples.  Using my finger, I applied the foundation and loved the result.  When I bought the full-sized product, I used the included sponge applicator to apply it.  I hated it.  It came on heavy and it was not at all what I was hoping for.

I decided to give it one more chance with a foundation brush – la pièce de résistance!  The foundation is really smooth and silky.  Even with my oily skin, it leaves me with a matte, fresh look all day.  If you’re looking to try out a new foundation, Min-a-Real is a definite buy.

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About Kathleen Tower

Kathleen is the style editor for The Collabor-eight. She's a 23-year-old true Jersey girl; big hair, bigger heart. Her passion for beauty and makeup started with an internship at Seventeen Magazine and has grown ever since. After graduating from Villanova, she turned her love for Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter into a full-time job as a social media coordinator! When she's not at work, she's browsing everywhere from the Internet to the streets for her own "Manicure Monday" inspiration. She believes that true style comes from a mix of high and low, designer and drugstore, expensive splurges and nearly steals!

One comment on “A Beauty Review: mark. Min-a-Real Cream to Powder Foundation

  1. LOL i had the exact same problem when i tried it with the sponge. But then the brush worked like charm! 🙂

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