Maybelline New York Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation # 128 Warm Nude- Review,Swatch & FOTD
What Maybelline Says:
Fit Me Matte + Poreless from Maybelline New York goes beyond skin tone matching to fit the unique texture issues of normal to oily skin for the ultimate natural skin fit.
Dermatologist and allergy tested. Does not clog pores. Oil-free. Tone + texture-fitting foundation for the ultimate natural fit. Mattifies, erases pores and matches natural tone. For Normal to Oily Skin.
Price: 525/- INR for 30ml
Available: Nykaa, Amazon
My take on the Maybelline Fit Me Foundation:
This is a long forgotten review that I thought of writing now for you all. The Fit Me range was released by Maybelline few months back and it includes a liquid foundation, a compact, concealer and a blush. Hearing some great things about the foundation made me to try it although I have quite a few foundations in my kitty right now. But the ‘matte foundation’ was something I had not tried before and suffering from an oily skin phase (a couple of months back), I thought of picking this. I had used this foundation for almost 2-3 months now and here are my views regarding the same.
Shade: The Fit Me foundation comes in 6 shades which can easily suit the warm Indian skin tone very well. The shade selection varies from too fair to medium n deeper skin tones and almost everyone can find a correct shade easily.
‘Warm Nude’ would suit fairer skin tones easily and is perfect match for me. It has yellow undertones which suits me nicely and looks like second skin upon application.
Texture: The foundation has medium to buildable pigmentation. The texture is a rather runny liquid that can spread easily using a brush or fingers or a makeup sponge. The coverage is light to medium in first coat which may not conceal the dark under eye area or acne marks. A second coat helps with a better coverage but again not full. So a concealer is a must with this foundation.
This can easily be a day-to-day foundation for office-goers as the coverage is nice still achieving a glowy, radiant and even look.
The liquid texture allows easy application and layering up also helps to give a natural look without looking cakey. I have normal skin but during the peak summers, the T-zone tends to get oily so I used this foundation directly without a need of a primer/moisturizer underneath and it applied well. The finish is a matte look and use of a compact gets removed (for the time being). As the brand says, this foundation can suit normal to oily skin which is rather true.
Staying power: The foundation stays put for several hours at a stretch. Yes, it does fade away after 4 hours or so and you can set it with a compact to again look fresh ;). I do sweat more after wearing this which is bothersome still I haven’t noticed the foundation running away or looking patchy. It remains intact which is a rather good point even in high heat or humid weather. In normal weather like now-a-days, sweating is less and so staying power is better. A normal cleanser can wash the last traces of this foundation from your face at the end of the day (or 7-8 hrs).
Packaging: This is where Maybelline Fit me foundation lacks few points. The product comes in a glass transparent container/pack with a black screw cap. Please take extra care of handling the rather heavy glass pack so as not to drop & break it. I have slippery hands & I am extra careful while using it. Secondly the pack does not come with a proper dispenser and you are bound to take out extra foundation than needed or you may spill it as it is runny. A proper dispenser would have helped to handle the pack and product better.
Pros of the Maybelline Fit Me Foundation:
- Perfect skin tone match
- Medium to buildable pigmentation
- Good for everyday wear
- Easy to blend in.
- Gives a matte, radiant and even look
- Comes with a good price tag.
- Good 7-8 hours stay-put time.
- Good for normal to oily skin tone.
Cons of the Maybelline Fit Me Foundation:
- Concealer is a must with it.
- No dispenser in the pack which leads to product wastage.
- Not suitable for very dry skin.
- You tend to sweat more after applying it.
Swatch of Maybelline Fit Me Foundation:
My Rating: 4/5
Do I recommend Maybelline Fit Me Foundation?
This Maybelline Fit Me Foundation would suit year round to oily skinned beauties and can be a beneficial for people like me who need a matte foundation during summers. If you are looking for a daily wear light coverage foundation that stays on for 6-7 hours easily then do give this foundation a try. The pocket friendly price tag and a good shade selection are added plus here 🙂
Review by Nidhi
[alert-note] The finish looks really nice Nidhi. Those with minor skin problems would love it a lot. Not many brands offer matte foundations at that price tag. 🙂 [/alert-note]