Review: L'Oreal TrueMatch Lumi Cushion Foundation

I usually don't stumble into makeup products that I can't stand. I like to look into nearly everything I buy, and I was dying to buy this foundation. I had never had a foundation that came with a cushion, and am obsessed with anything that will give my skin some glow. I had some serious high hopes for this product. I was out of foundation at the time, and was excited to try out something new. First, this foundation was not cheap at all for a drugstore product. It cost me about $16, which was painful. I'm used to a $7 foundation when I purchase it from the drugstore, but this was excessive in price. But, I trudged through, purchased my little compact and brought it home with me.

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First glances at this compact left me so excited to see what this product could do. The rose gold tones and pretty label were incredible, and looked really expensive for a drugstore product. I purchased this back when it was new, and its whole display was so amazing, and me being weak when it comes to packaging, NEEDED it. So, L'Oreal, you get an A+ for packaging. In love.

The inside of the compact has a pretty nice mirror, a cushion for the foundation, and a little lid to keep the foundation fresh. The foundation itself is in a little sponge. I'm definitely not alone in saying that this little sponge has next to no product in it. This was the first disappointment for me. It was expensive, and I ended up with next to no product. I've read other reviews and for some of those ladies, one package barely lasted them two weeks. No good.

Once I put this on my face, all I can say is I was pretty disgusted. This foundation made my skin feel so oily, shiny, and overall pretty gross. I'm all about glowy skin, but this was like a facial oil slick. I've worn it once, and never again. My skin just couldn't take it.

Overall, this was a massive no from me. I much prefer my matte foundations, and like to pile the glow on where I need it. This might work out better on skin types on the drier side, but this is how it went for me.

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Emmy