Rated 4.66 out of 5 stars
Most Helpful Positive Review Best makeup!
I have a hard skin tone to match, I have always struggled with finding a good makeup for my oily-combination skin. After trying many brands and creams I was told to try this product. I went in to get a tone match and found the perfect one. This stuff stays on all day and I hardly have to touch up anymore. It is really good for my uneven skin tone as well. Definitely recommend for anyone looking for a good coverage foundation!
Most Helpful Critical Review What happened to all the OTHER reviews for this?
I have been using this product literally since the week it was released. 20 years plus ago? The formula was PERFECT. The shade Shell, was PERFECT. The formula has been changed ( and no longer has sunscreen ) and does not go on or stay on the way the old formula did. The shade Shell was originally replaced with a drugstore orange shade, but they keep testing new shades. All of them horrible. When they first changed the formula and dropped this very popular shade, the reviews were terrible. It went from a 5 Star product and kept dropping. It seems like the Review counter has been reset. It appears to me that Estee is starting over with new reviews by consumers who aren't familiar with how good the OLD formula was so they have no idea how awful this formula is compared to that. I had been a very loyal Estee customer. All my makeup and skincare products were Estee. BTW Double Wear Foundation in the original Shell shade is still available in Great Britain and can be ordered from better online British retailers.Now Estee has dropped Lucidity loose powder and many customers are trying to use Double Wear powder foundation as a replacement. Don't waste your money. It works nothing like Lucidity powder.The Lucidity pressed powder doesn't work like the loose powder did either.
Reviewed by 7530 customers LOVE
Meghan from Indiana
i absolutely loved this foundation. i've only ever used drug store foundations so i was a little nervous buying something more expensive and not being able to shade match in the store. i used the live try on feature and the shade was perfect! i used a very little amount with the elf matte putty primer and it was gorgeous! it lasted through my 12 hour shift and i never got oily. i've always had trouble finding a foundation that didn't crease around my nose and mouth and didn't make my pores stand out so much, but this made my skin look so smooth. i'm so satisfied with it and can't wait to start loving doing makeup again!!
Finally found my HG
Rika W from Western NY
When I saw someone say it doesn't transfer onto a mask I didn't believe it. But I work 12 hour shifts in the lab with my mask on the whole time and it only rubs off a tiny bit at most. I have very sensitive skin that gets mad at almost every foundation I try so I was relieved to finally have something that works, lasts, and matches my paleness well.
Jade from Central Florida
Not much else to say here. This stuff is great. It lasts me about 6 months with 5 day a week usage bc the coverage is so great it doesn't take very much. Only negative I can say is if you have dry skin it will look patchy as it will expose the dry areas. I wash my face and use cerave moisturizing cream about 10 mins before I apply this and have no issues with it getting patchy and my skin is very dry/dehydrated. I don't use primer (not needed with this foundation) and a damp beauty blender to apply and it looks flawless. Probably wouldn't hurt to add a little facial oil to this when applying if you're super dry as well!
My favorite foundation
Kay from NC
This is my go to foundation. It's easy to blend and the shade range is amazing. This is the only liquid foundation I've found that matches my skin tone. It's a buildable foundation. It stays put and can be drying on certain areas of the face. It does not come with pump.
Sissy from Alexandria, La.
I love this Brand did have to send it back and order lighter color but this is the best liquid foundation I've found and I've tried just about all of them. I wear bare minerals during summer this is my must have for fall and winter
I will be buying again and again and again!
DeDe from Clarksville, Tn
Perfect coverage, stays in place and feels amazing!!!
boujee but worth it
Lex from Council bluffs
I was so scared to try this especially cause I couldn't shade match myself due to COVID but the shade, the coverage, how long it lasts even tho my t zone gets so oily it lasts when my day begins to into the night and looks FLAWLESS so happy
MB from Jacksonville FL
So glad I stopped in. although no sampling is available, the Ulta associate selected the perfect shade for me. Previously used Double Wear light and didn't much like it. This formula is perfect.
Hands down best foundation!
Cherripye from Tulsa,Ok
Best full coverage foundation for oily skin! I always come back to this foundation. Nothing beats it!
Best foundation I have tried so far!
Lacey from Cascade Locks, OR
I have always wanted to try this foundation and finally it was in stock when I was shopping 😊. It is amazing and I love it!
samehh from utah
its very full coverage. however it will move if you have oily skin or use a silicone based primer
♥️ The coverage
M5Momma from OK
Used for years...♥️ It.
Best skintone match!
WK from Kansas City
I am 50, and have tried many brands over the years. If you go to Estee Lauder's website and use the shade finder it picks your shade for you. I had my doubts it was correct, but I bought the top option it gave me and it is absolutely perfect! Be sure you are standing in sunlight when using the shade finder. Feels very light when wearing it, and stays put. I use Urban Decay Allnighter setting spray when it's hot and humid in the Midwest.
Best fondation ever!
Roxy from Illinois
So I have super oily skin. I used to use the fenty fondation but i found it made the texture on my skin look worse. this one was perfect! stays on and dosent make me look dry. also the shade match was perfect too, literally just looks like my skin
Kass from California
I've been wanting to try this foundation for a while, but held off because of the price. I finally let myself buy it....i will never be without it again! This is a total game changer! I have oily and textured skin, this is the only foundation I've tried that stays put despite the california weather. Somehow it stays in place through sweat and triple digits while allowing almost no shine! A little goes a long way and its worth every penny! I do recommend purchasing the pump as well for easier dispensing. Love it!
Took it back
Sharon from Louisville
I am 49 and it settled into my lines, and looked really cakey.
I have used this make up for 30 years already.
Rossie from Orlando FL
Daily make up for business or social events.
Best, in my opinion.
Yes to Estee Lauder from Arizona
Best I've had, with no issues . Out of all the years I've tried many foundations, both drug store and high end . Always fall back to Double Wear.
Shelly from Dallas, TX
The first thing I do not like is that there is no pump to get the product out. With no pump it can become very messy very quickly and waisting product. They have a pump you can buy, which doesn't make sense when it should be apart of it when you buy it. The formula isn't bad at all buy just wasn't the best for me. I was not able to get matched in the store so the color was really off, which is not the fault of the company.
Amazing if applied correctly
BeautyAddict from NC
I really love this foundation, but you have to apply it in a certain way to get it to look absolutely flawless on dry skin
2. Wet beauty blender (brushes leave lines. Add a mix in like Mac Strobe cream to mame it dewy and leas matte)
3. Don't over do it (thus foundation will ball up and make it look like you caked on makeup.
I found that if I don't do the above steps, it behaves the same as a cheap foundation would. It gets too thick, sinks into the lines on your face, and overall just does not look that great. But as long as I do the steps above it's one of the best foundations I've ever used.
Honeymooner96 from Stony Point, NY
Ok I have tried so many products for that shiny greasy t zone we Puerto Ricans have and nothing worked but for all my sisters from another mister heres the deal. First start with Hourglass veil mineral primer. Then Estee Lauder double wear ( I use 4N2 for summer cuz I am darker then and 3N 2for winter) then finish with NYX matte finish setting spray. Viola! No shiny greasy face all day! And it doesnt come off all over ur face mask either. Got Puerto Rican skin tone? This is your go to make up remedy!
I would buy this product again if I could test it to find th
IMT from Visalia ca
Thus product is great but I wasn't able to find the correct shade because there are no testers! There are no testers because if this Covid So you purchase blindly hoping it is the correct shade which it was not
The product is expensive and I dont make expensive purchases lightly so it was very disappointing!
Leslie from Houston, TX
I feel like the ingredients used have changed. This foundation just DOES NOT stay on as well as it did when I first started wearing it. It's kind of a waste of money now. 😔
Great range of colors!
Daisy from LA
Love love love this foundation. Best one out there!
I will continue to purchase. Best long lasting.
Jenny from Mundelein IL
I love the coverage and that it does not transfer to clothing. Natural colors.