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Almay Smart Shade Anti-aging Skin Tone Matching Makeup

Almay

Smart Shade Anti-aging Skin Tone Matching Makeup

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Item #: 2268076 Size: 1.0 oz

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Almay Smart Shade Anti-Aging Skin Tone Matching Makeup for your unique skin. New shade sensing technology that instantly transforms to your idea shade.
Aqua ((Water) Eau), Dimethicone, Isododecane, Trisiloxane, Titanium Dioxide, Butylene Glycol, PEG/PPG-19/19 Dimethicone, C13-16 Isoparaffin, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Zinc Oxide, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Nylon-12, Sodium Chloride, Phenyl Trimethicone, Alumina, Glycerin, Melanin, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5, Oligopeptide-24, Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate, Saccharomyces Magnesium Ferment, Saccharomyces Potassium Ferment, Pisum Sativum (Pea) Extract, Macrocystis Pyrifera Extract, Nereocystis Leutkeana Extract, Laminaria Japonica Extract, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Seed Extract, Hydrolyzed Rice Protein, Sodium Hyaluronate, Palmitoyl Hydroxypropyltrimonium Amylopectin/Glycerin Crosspolymer, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Pentylene Glycol, Isodecyl Neopentanoate, Dimethicone/Bis-Isobutyl PPG-20 Crosspolymer, Galactoarabinan, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Boron Nitride, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Polyisobutene, C10-13 Isoparaffin, Methicone, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Tribehenin, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tocopherol, Propylene Carbonate, Silica, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Maltodextrin, Sucrose Dilaurate, Acrylonitrile/Methacrylonitrile/Methyl Methacrylate Copolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Tetrasodium EDTA, Caprylyl Glycol, 1, 2-Hexanediol.

May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, 77492, 77499).

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AlmaySmart Shade Anti-aging Skin Tone Matching Makeup
 
4.1

(based on 72 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (60)
  • Blends well (58)
  • Goes on smoothly (55)
  • Lightweight (55)
  • Good pigmentation (41)

Cons

  • Poor coverage (5)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (55)
  • Mature skin (33)
  • Sensitive skin (21)
  • Normal skin (16)
  • Dry skin (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (39), Brand buyer (27)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (41), Medium (29)

Reviewed by 72 customers

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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

So disappointed! Not all it claims to be!

By Maddie

from MD

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Goes On Smoothly

Cons

  • Heavy
  • Poor Coloring

Best Uses

    Comments about Almay Smart Shade Anti-aging Skin Tone Matching Makeup:

    I have olive skin, on the fair range of the spectrum. Because of that, it's extremely difficult to find a foundation that matches me. Foundations are generally too beige (orange) or too pink for my extremely yellow, almost green, undertones! I was extremely excited for a foundation that would match my skin tone perfectly.
    However, when I tried this, both the light and light/medium shades were extremely orange on me. Like, really bad. Unwearable. I'm incredibly disappointed. I had high hopes for this product, but the "shade-matching" technology they are using is unfortunately not working!

    My skin is fairly light, but not porcelain. I have medium-light skin that tip-toes towards medium in the summertime and pretty fair in the winter. That saying, I do not think the foundation is too dark for my skin (I tried light as well as light/medium shown in photos and they were nearly identical); rather, it is much too beige/orange.

    The foundation comes out of the tube as a gray color and has little beads of color in it. It blends out well, but settled into my (barely-there!) fine lines quite badly and made me look older than I am. It is not the most flattering finish, and looks a little thick and cake-y.

    My big problem with this foundation is that it claims to adjust its shade to match your skin's, but it clearly does not! But that's not my only gripe: the finish is a bit drying, thick, and it exaggerates texture and lines in the skin!

    I would have loved for this to work out, but it didn't in the slightest, and I do not recommend this to anyone. I have attached photos for reference.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    5.0

    yes

    By s

    from lafayette, la

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Lightweight
    • Long-Lasting
    • Matte Finish
    • Noncomodegenic

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Light To Medium Coverage
      • Mature Skin
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Almay Smart Shade Anti-aging Skin Tone Matching Makeup:

      Great love it!!!!!!!

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair
       
      5.0

      Weird and works!

      By Make up and go

      from VA

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Lightweight
      • Long-Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
        • Light To Medium Coverage

        Comments about Almay Smart Shade Anti-aging Skin Tone Matching Makeup:

        Not sure how it works, but it does! I read something about it being a sham and it simply is formulated to go from light out of the bottle to blending with more color, light coverage. This stuff is heavier coverage than many of my lighter foundations that I have to color match. Somehow I don't have to color match this one. Light is all I needed. When I blend, it matches my skin color perfectly. And my skin tone always seems hard to match. Nice partially matte finish with staying power.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        4.0

        Liking this so far!

        By Ilovemac22

        from Florida

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Light To Medium Coverage
          • Normal Skin

          Comments about Almay Smart Shade Anti-aging Skin Tone Matching Makeup:

          I saw this on a YouTube video and decided why not! It's summer. So I used Smashbox photofinish primer and then just used a large pea size amount and blended this in like I would a moisturizer all over my face and down my neck with my fingers. It went from white to a slightly gritty texture for just a second as I worked it in, and then dried to a natural finish that seemed almost powder like. It doesn't feel like anything is on my face. It didn't settle in fine lines. I was able to add concealer, set my t-zone with a light powder,add blush and a light dusting of bronzer and my eye makeup and everything stayed looking really good for about 10 hours! It didn't wear off weird, I did have a little redness come through but that's to be expected since it's not a high coverage product - it is just like your skin but better. I didn't touch up at all. I think this is great for summer or those days when you just want to even your skin tone and go about your day without thinking too much.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          I wouldn't buy this again

          By Sidney

          from Minnesota

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Poor Coverage

          Best Uses

          • Light To Medium Coverage
          • Normal Skin

          Comments about Almay Smart Shade Anti-aging Skin Tone Matching Makeup:

          It looked like a great match when I searched this on my hand but when I put it on my face it was completely the wrong color. It was way to yellow and dark for me even though I got the light/medium shade. It didn't blend well at all, it got really thick and wasn't creamy and it made my face look patchy so I took it off immediately.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          5.0

          Worth It

          By Eliza

          from Miami, Fl

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Good Pigmentation
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
            • Dry Skin
            • Light To Medium Coverage
            • Normal Skin

            Comments about Almay Smart Shade Anti-aging Skin Tone Matching Makeup:

            Great product, matches with my skin very well. Great at covering redness or blotchiness.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            5.0

            Great product!

            By Jan

            from Mpls MN

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Lightweight
            • Noncomodegenic

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Light To Medium Coverage
              • Mature Skin
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Almay Smart Shade Anti-aging Skin Tone Matching Makeup:

              Love this product! I'm not sure how it does it, but it actually smooths your skin out. It goes on like a lotion & looks like your skin but better.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great find!

              By Mer

              from Detroit, MI

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Dry Skin
                • Light To Medium Coverage
                • Mature Skin
                • Normal Skin
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Almay Smart Shade Anti-aging Skin Tone Matching Makeup:

                What a great drugstore find! I put it to the test all weekend long when I was out and about at BBQ's and friend's houses all weekend for the holiday. The last thing I want is to feel like I have makeup on my face. I chose the medium shade and I think it matched perfectly, even adjusted with a slight tan. It felt so light on the skin, gave me the coverage of a tinted moisturizer without the heavy feeling. I applied my concealer and powder on top like I would any foundation and it worked beautifully. I applied a small amount onto my hands and applied with my hands. I think it works best that way. This is going to be my go to foundation for the summer weekends! The only downside, I think, would be the size of the tube. We'll see how long one tube lasts me!

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                4.0

                It's pretty smart

                By Lo in Cal

                from Yorba Linda

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Good Pigmentation
                • Long-Lasting
                • Sunscreen

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Mature Skin
                  • Normal Skin

                  Comments about Almay Smart Shade Anti-aging Skin Tone Matching Makeup:

                  I have tried so many brands over the years to try to get the right shade and coverage. This is pretty amazing. I'm not sure yet if I will buy it again. I want to see how it holds up for sun protection this summer but at least it has sunscreen in it. I cannot believe how many foundations don't include any sun protection in it! It smells good, it is easy to blend, and it is great if you have a hard to match skin color. This will actually go on darker on my forehead where I've gotten some sun and lighter on my jaw line so I don't have a make up line.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  4.0

                  Best I ever had!

                  By Ayzha

                  from NC

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Blends Well
                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Goes On Smoothly
                  • Lightweight
                  • Long-Lasting
                  • Matte Finish

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Light To Medium Coverage

                    Comments about Almay Smart Shade Anti-aging Skin Tone Matching Makeup:

                    I use this on days where I don't want a face full of heavy makeup. It's good for when you want to wear natural everyday makeup.

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Medium

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