Wednesday, 22 April 2015

L'oreal Infallible Vs True Match





Hello Beauties! 

If you follow me on twitter @glitterinfatuat or Instagram @glitterinfatuation you'll know I roped you guys in to choosing today's post! This foundation comparison won by a long shot and with good reason these two are so highly recommended by bloggers and youtube gurus! So I've recently put them to the test and thought I would share why I like and dislike both! 

L'oreal Infallible - Claiming to be the high coverage foundation we've all been looking for with 24Hr wear and a snazzy hydrating formula. The shade I picked up was 015 Porcelain which happens to be a pretty perfect match for my pale skin, not too yellow and not too dark, the formula is much thicker and almost gel like in consistency then I am used too but blended with a buffing brush first creates a nice even base, however due to the thickness(you can see in the photo above it sort of sticks and doesn't run) I find going over with a beauty blender helps with seamlessness and blending. 

The coverage is pretty amazing, On my blemishes I don't actually use a concealer as this does the job perfectly on it's own, however under my eyes still needs it as it doesn't cover the purple/blue tones late nights love to leave behind! I do layer this up and it doesn't look cakey but it you can see your wearing foundation, which isn't a big deal for me but it comes hand in hand with a full coverage foundation. It feels pretty light weight and doesn't transfer unless you really rub it! 

The lasting time is pretty good used with a good primer it lasts me 8+ hours on a busy and hot shift at work. Which is good really good but I do start seeing some fading and moving after about 6 hours, especially around my nose area and the redness on my nose shows through too. It also sinks into my pores a little too which I really dislike but for the stay time and high coverage I can live with the minor problems.

L'oreal True Match - This one is used by everyone and their dog lately! People are raving about it a fair amount so when I managed to pick this one up pretty cheaply the other week I was so excited to try it. I've got the shade N1 Ivory which is pretty much spot on for me but it comes in a really impressive 18 shades! I think that's the most I've ever seen for a highstreet foundation! 

The texture of this one is much more.. watery?  In the way if I was to tilt my hand it would run down it, this isn't a problem but applying with a brush it disappears so a beauty blender or even your hands would be your best choice! I also find it takes a little while to 'set' which is okay as I powder and bronze last. 

When putting this on in the morning I find I use a fair amount of foundation as the coverage is probably a medium. It also doesn't cover redness well so additional concealing is needed! Without a primer this foundation really slips and slides on me within 2 hours its almost all gone from my cheeks and nose area and all the redness shows through, however with a primer I get a good 5 hours before my pores show and it moves but it's not actually that noticeable unless you look really closely. 

Overall - I do like both, however Infallible comes up trumps for me, It's everything I personally need a foundation and it does it's job pretty well, It's perfect for busy people who have to move around a lot and getting hot! It's also a good one if you've got a long day as like I said before with a primer it lasts really well! I do like True Match but for me it's a lazy day/running to the shop/sitting in the garden type of foundation. Depending on your preference too coverage will probably help you choose between the two! 

I hope this helped if you are trying to choose between the both! 
Which one do you like the sound of most? 
Jamie
x

Glitter Infatuation




9 comments:

  1. i love l'oreal true match but i'm hearing so much about the infallible foundation at the moment so i am really wanting to try that one out, great comparison post!!

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  2. I do need a new foundation so this is perfect, and Infallible it is!

    Annabel ♥
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  3. I love true match but might try Infallible after reading this!

    Jenna xx

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  4. Great review! This was very insightful for me as I've actually been trying to decide between the two. :) xx

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  5. Go for it! Think I'll be trying the matter version next! x

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  6. These both sound so lovely! I struggle with drugstore foundations, they dont tend to last too long on me!

    xprincessjas | ♥

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  7. I am not sure why everyone is obsessing recently over the True Match but I need to try it as well. I was actually trying to pick one up but although the shade selection is impressive, I couldn't find a good match. One was too light, another too yellow...I will have to try again.


    I do love Infallible though and it was love at first use! It is pretty much perfection!


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