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Bobbi Brown Oil free Even finish foundation Advantages: Bobbi Brown is a legendary name in 'natural' looking makeup, and has a range of products that tend to produce a very good, toned-down effect. (opposite of urban decay). This foundation is a creme-to-powder type which comes in a round compact with sponge applicator (although I find fingers give just a good finish as the sponge). It gives excellent coverage of redness, pigmentation and blemishes, and does a reasonable job of oil control (better than my mineral foundation after a few hours). The look is fairly natural, although I tend to prefer foundations that settle into a dewy, rather than matte look. Lasting power is excellent. No spots so far from using this foundation. Disadvantages: Deceptively large compact for such a small amount of foundation (9g). More than 2/3 of the box is taken up by the sponge compartment. I find using the sponge applicator wastes a lot of foundation (it seems to soak it up like nothing else) and that a brush or fingers is much easier. My biggest complaint is this foundation rubs off on EVERYTHING. If you take a tissue to sneeze or wipe your mouth after dinner it will come off. If you have a turtleneck top it will rub off. If you give anyone a hug it will rub off. Very pricey, but it is BB.
Lightweight foundation for oily and normal to oily skin