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Almay Smart Shade Skin Tone Matching Makeup

Almay

Smart Shade Skin Tone Matching Makeup

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Item #: 2268073 Size: 1.0 oz

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Almay Smart Shade 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 Skin Tone Matching Makeup
 
3.9

(based on 60 reviews)

70%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (42)
  • Easy to apply (41)
  • Blends well (38)
  • Goes on smoothly (38)
  • Good pigmentation (22)

Cons

  • Poor coverage (8)
  • Pricey / poor value (4)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (36)
  • Normal skin (15)
  • Mature skin (10)
  • Sensitive skin (9)
  • Dry skin (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (32), Brand buyer (16)

Reviewed by 60 customers

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1.0

Unhapppy with New Improved Formula

By Kitty

from Trenton, Michigan

Verified Reviewer

Comments about Almay Smart Shade Skin Tone Matching Makeup:

I have purchased this product for years and loved it. However, the "new/improved" formula looks like mime makeup. I thought maybe I got a bad batch and sent a note to Almay. In response, they sent coupons for more Revlon products. I was hoping for an explanation or product equivalent. Too bad, it was a great product and I am puzzled as to what they were trying to achieve and why they thought they improved it. Sometimes ya gotta leave well enough alone.

 
1.0

Been buying for 8 years until the new formula came out

By MT Babe

from Montana

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

  • Noncomodegenic

Cons

  • Poor Coverage
  • Pricey / Poor Value

Best Uses

    Comments about Almay Smart Shade Skin Tone Matching Makeup:

    I've been purchasing this for 8 years.. now I have to find a new foundation due to its new formula. Now I simply hate it, I'm very frustrated and upset with almay :'(

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Changed Formula

    By MWall1

    from Columbus, Ohio

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Causes Breakouts

    Best Uses

    • Light To Medium Coverage

    Comments about Almay Smart Shade Skin Tone Matching Makeup:

    Loved the original formula and used it for many years. Almay, unfortunately, has recently released a "new and improved" version. Within two days, it broke my skin out horribily. I hope they go back to the original formula, this new one does not blend as easily, feels gritty, and causes redness with breakouts.

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Changed formula :(

    By Keely

    from Oregon

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Causes Breakouts
      • Heavy

      Best Uses

        Comments about Almay Smart Shade Skin Tone Matching Makeup:

        I LOVED this product and used it for many years. This was perfect for my fair skin -- coverage without looking overdone or heavy. They recently changed the formula, though, and I can't use it anymore! It goes on completely white now, and takes much longer to rub in. It feels like there are tiny particles that weren't there before that now irritate my skin. Finally, the product feels much heavier/stickier than before, and my face feels gross! I have a feeling the zit on my chin after switching to the new formula isn't a coincidence. I'm disappointed I'll have to find a new everyday foundation.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Confused and disappointed

        By Case

        from Attleboro, MA

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • oxidizes

        Best Uses

        • Light To Medium Coverage
        • Normal Skin

        Comments about Almay Smart Shade Skin Tone Matching Makeup:

        I used to use this product in high school and loved it, years later i saw it coming back from reviews on youtube so i decided i would purchase it again; like before, i loved it the first few times i was using it. The color i purchase is light/pale. It blended into my skin perfectly and i loved the finish and light coverage it gave me. However, its been a few weeks since ive used it and i did shake it before applying it, poured it into my fingers and the color was normal.. however when i started bleding it into my face it was completely dark orange... and my face was about 4 shades darker than my neck. Needless to say i cant use it anymore and i only had gotten a few uses out of it before this happened so I wont be repurchasing it:(

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        The original is amazing, but beware of the "New formulation"

        By MeenahMarina

        from Seattle, WA

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Light To Medium Coverage
          • Normal Skin
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Almay Smart Shade Skin Tone Matching Makeup:

          So ULTA's website still has the original version of this for sale. The original is AMAZING. It's so lightweight it feels like there is nothing on the skin. Easy to apply with fingers, like a moisturizer. SPF 15, no smell, didn't break me out. Was my GO TO everyday base. HOWEVER, Almay just reformulated this product and the new product is awful. I bought the new formula at an ULTA store last week. First, they removed the claim that it is hypo-allergenic. Second, the new formula stinks. Smells like burnt hair mixed with a little SPF. Not pleasant. Third, it doesn't sink in to the skin, just sits on top and finds its way into every fine line. It's also oddly greasy and matte at the same time. I tried to suck it up and use it hoping it was just my imagination, but sadly it is not. I had a tube of the old version lying around and I compared the two. Bottom line: if you love this product snag the OG formula and stock up because the new formula is garbage.

           
          4.0

          Nice finish and fairly long lasting.

          By darkcanister

          from Fairbanks, AK

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Long-Lasting

          Cons

          • Pricey / Poor Value

          Best Uses

          • Light To Medium Coverage

          Comments about Almay Smart Shade Skin Tone Matching Makeup:

          Chose the middle shade, but a little too dark for me right now. I'm going to hold on it for later this spring when I get some more sun. This is the second time I've bought the smart match, and I really like the product. It is fairly easy to apply, but I do prefer using a blender sponge, which is not conducive to this kind of foundation. I would recommend applying with fingertips. Coverage is light-medium and natural! I prefer this over full-coverage, but if you want a full-coverage make-up, this is not it. Its a little too drying for this time of year. Foundation does dry down quickly, which is helpful when getting ready in the AM. Seems to stay put for most of the work day. It might be prone to oxidizing as it did get a little orange over time.

           
          3.0

          it's okay

          By Ashley

          from FL

          Comments about Almay Smart Shade Skin Tone Matching Makeup:

          I'm pretty fair and the light shade looks orange on me. I can make it work with blending and concealer but not super pale friendly. Coverage isn't bad for a BB cream

           
          3.0

          Not the Worst not the Best

          By mikayla

          from Pennsylvania

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Noncomodegenic

          Cons

          • Poor Coverage

          Best Uses

          • Light To Medium Coverage

          Comments about Almay Smart Shade Skin Tone Matching Makeup:

          I repurchased once and then decided to not repurchase after my second one, it did its job as like a BB cream but its nothing to make me want to stick with it and never try anything else. Don't expect coverage just expect an evening of skin tone! I applied with a kabuki brush.

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          It's Good

          By Junebug

          from Duluth, Minnesota

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • It definitely makes my dry face more visible

          Best Uses

          • Light To Medium Coverage
          • Normal Skin

          Comments about Almay Smart Shade Skin Tone Matching Makeup:

          I like it, it evens out your skin tone! It doesn't cover up redness and shouldn't be used on dry skin or it'll flake off. I really like it.

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