Max Factor Miracle Touch Liquid Illusion FoundationWhilst I was at six form I used to swear by Max Factor foundations but as time went by, I moved onto other brands and I’ve not tried a Max Factor foundation since. When Superdrug had 3 for 2 on Max Factor a couple of months ago, I decided to try the Max Factor Miracle Touch Liquid Illusion Foundation and opted for their palest shade Creamy Ivory 40. Max Factor foundations are really expensive for a drugstore brand, with this particular one costing £12.99 although All Beauty (formerly known as Cheap Smells) have it on offer for £8.99.
The Max Factor Miracle Touch Liquid Illusion Foundation has a solid to liquid formulation, with the solid foundation contained within a glass jar, with plastic lid holding a sponge. It claims to remove the need for concealer, foundation and powder
and creates a flawless, smooth complexion glowing with radiance.
On contact with my fingertip or foundation brush, the hard consistency melts into a creamy, liquid consistency ready for application. I did wonder whether this foundation would be a dupe for the NARS Cream Compact Foundation
as they have the same formula.. and they are very similar in terms of coverage.
Max Factor Miracle Touch Liquid Illusion Foundation Review / Swatches
The Max Factor Miracle Touch Liquid Illusion Foundation shade range is also poor, at just six shades. Cream Ivory 40 – the lightest – has a very strong yellow undertone which was way too dark for my pasty skin, sadly.. but when worn worn lightly, it isn’t too much of an issue. I’ve found that this 11.5g jar really doesn’t go far.
I wear my foundation at a medium coverage
and this compact lasted no more than 3 and a half weeks which is so disappointing for a £13 foundation. I liked the foundation, but it didn’t impress me enough to warrant a purchase every four weeks.. If you prefer a fuller coverage, then it would last even less than four weeks which is pretty dire.
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