I’m a bit late to the party, but L’oreal has expanded their True Match Foundation shade range. Previously, there was no shade that matched me. I was doing my weekly run in Target and noticed the display in the beauty isle, displaying all the tester foundations.
The foundation shades that I have are Cappicunino N8, Deep Warm W9.5, Spiced Latte W9 (new shade), and Creme Cafe W8. Of all the shades, W9 matches my face the most while W8 matched my arm. I did notice that there is a huge jump from W8 to W9 to W9.5. I only happen to stumble across W9 while shopping at Target. After doing a quick search online for the shade, it was extremely difficult to even find a site where W9 was sold let alone a review.
The shades W8 and W9 both have SPF 15 while W9.5 does not. Be mindful if using fjoundations with SPF as they may give flashback with flash photography (from my experience they have). Color stayed true throughout wear and did not oxidize, but texture did . While this does shift on face, this is good for a quick “put something on right quick” to run errands. It sits on the skin in a manner the looks a bit cakey IMO, but with a light hand, its not obvious.
With all the new launches and advances in the cosmetic industry, its safe to say that things can be a bit overwhelming, especially if you are new to make up. Well, I’m here to help break down some of the confusion for you.
Buying foundation online can be a doughting experience, especially when you’re not sure how well it will match your skin. I’ve have bought the wrong shade several times which is a reason I like higher end foundations as I’m able to try it out before buying. But that all changed when browsing the Black Opal Beauty website.
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