Shiseido Perfect Smoothing Compact Foundation Review

I changed powder foundations from Too Faced to Chanel. I loved Chanel powder foundation and I will write a review about it. Since Chanel powder foundation is $50 and it’s kind of pricey I decided to try something a bit cheaper. My old co worker uses Shiseido and her face looks flawless and so natural I can’t even tell she’s wearing foundation so I decided to try it. (in December 2012)

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The first time your’e buying Shiseido you have to buy the compact case and the powder refill. I bought it at Macys and the compact is $9.00 and the powder foundation is $31.00. So the next time you buy it all you need to buy is the refill which saves you $9.00. I really liked the compact case its small and it doesn’t take up space in your makeup bag.

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Shiseido Case and Perfect Smoothing Compact Foundation Refill

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Shiseido Perfect Smoothing Compact Foundation Case

When you put the refill inside the case, you will put the refill powder at a angle and press down.  You should hear a snap so it can secure and stay in place.

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Shiseido Perfect Smoothing Compact Foundation and Case

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Shiseido Perfect Smoothing Compact Foundation

As you can see above there is a separate compartment for your sponge.

Shiseido Perfect Smoothing Compact Foundation Review 3/5

Shiseido Perfect Smoothing Compact Foundation is a powder foundation.  The color matched me PERFECT!  I am a 020 Natural Light Ochre.  It gave me pretty good coverage for being a medium coverage powder foundation, and isn’t too powdery.  I like that it is SPF 15.  It lasted throughout the whole day I didn’t have to retouch.  The quantity is 10g .35 oz.  Here is a collage of me with the makeup.  (in December ha wow I look so different I changed my contour powder)

Me wearing Shiseido

Me wearing Shiseido Perfect Smoothing Compact Foundation

*EVERYONE’S SKIN IS DIFFERENT I AM SENSITIVE/COMBINATION*

Ok now for the reality check…it made me very oily 😦  At first I thought oh maybe its my primer so I changed primers…I was still oily.  Oh maybe its my wrinkle cream…I was still oily.  Then I started to think about the products I was using and the ONLY thing that I changed from my routine was the powder that I bought.  After a week my face broke out.  I NEVER break out, for me breaking out is having 4 pimples at the same time.  The great thing about buying at Macy’s is that you can return it if you don’t like it so I did.  My tip is to purchase your makeup from a store where you can return it if you don’t like it.  I know Macy’s and Sephora accept returns.  Maybe this product will work better with dry skin.    Here is a scary picture this is just one side of my face it’s scary enough lol.

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I broke out

I broke out

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About emilykawaii

My passion is makeup, skin care products, and travel. I love learning and exploring different beauty skin care tips and makeup.
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