Keep skin looking fresh with Healthy Skin Liquid Makeup Exclusive Antioxidant Blend SPF 20 by Neutrogena.
I have fair skin that can get really dry, especially in the winter. This foundation is great because it doesn't have that thick, heavy texture that other products I've tried. It feels light and fresh, like I'm not wearing makeup at all but the coverage is still very good. When I wear it just after applying moisturizer, my skin is baby smooth! An added bonus is that it smells vaguely like berries (or maybe I'm just crazy).
The only downside to this foundation is that it's not very sweat-proof or oil proof. I find that when I go to the gym and sweat a lot, there's barely any left on my face when I'm done. Maybe it's because I've never used any sort of setting powder on my skin after applying it, who knows.
So if you have dry/normal skin like me and don't want to sacrifice healthy skin for looking good, this is the right foundation for you!
I bought this product in my recent interest in finding a good drugstore foundation. After just about every other drugstore foundation has left me with more to desire, this one changed my thoughts on the topic!
This product comes in a decent enough variety of shades, however if you're a WOC they do not carry as many dark colors. It contains SPF20 which is great, and in my opinion gives medium buildable coverage with a very light feel. This product does contain a sweet fragrance that normally would irritate my skin, but luckily I have experienced no irritation with it.
The consistency is thinner than that of a normal drugstore foundation, so I apply a little bit of this product to the back of my hand, and I stipple it with a stippling brush, only using my LY34 to make sure it is blended around my nose and eye area well. The look is very incandescent and leaves your skin looking absolutely gorgeous with no shimmer. It does wear well throughout the day. I am oily normally, but lately my skin is dry and this product has stayed put and given me a beautiful satin finish that hasn't betrayed me once. My only gripe of course, would be I wished it had a pump, but the amazingness of this foundation doesn't even deserve to lose one star, so 5 stars it is!!
I have heard people compare this to Nars Sheer Glow, and personally I do not see it. They are both luminous foundations, but I feel that this product does a much better job at combatting oil and staying put without giving you extra sheen. Also I have broken out with Sheer Glow after only 2 uses, this product has yet to fail me after a week. Save your money!
Update: If your setting this with a loose or pressed powder, use VERY little to none, and I would recommend keeping away from creases as the product will crack and crease around the corners of the nose, and around the eye area.
I have been using Neutrogena Healthy Skin for about 9 months and I love it. I am already in need of another bottle! =D Now I am an avid high end user when it comes to foundations. I always seem to find the best quality and color selection in high end brands. But, when I tried this one I was blown away. The coverage is flawless no matter how it is applied. I have used blending sponges, stippling brushes, foundation brushes it all comes out the same....Flawless! I have very Dry skin so I have to be very picky with my foundations as some can make it worse. This leaves the greatest finish to my skin. Also, I reach for this more often then I reach for my high end brands these days. The color I use is number 40 Nude, so if you are a MAC NW20 this is the perfect color for you!
I first saw this product on tv with the Jennifer Garner commercials. It sounded really good so I decided to try it. I like this product. I've used MAC Fix Fluid or Revlon ColorStay and they tend to be very thick. Neutrogena's Healthy Skin is very liquidy. To apply this product, first, make sure to shake it really well. I like using a sponge with this product over a brush but if I did use a brush I'd use a MAC 187 of 188. When you apply it, it feels very light while still giving you medium coverage. What I really like about this foundation is that it looks very natural on my skin. Even people have said that I look like had a glow about me. It doesn't look like I'm wearing foundation. They say it's suppose to improve your skin, I can't really tell. My only issue with it is that I have combination skin and after a while I can look really oily. I off set this by using a powder to set my makeup and using oil absorbing sheets through out the day. My only other wish for this is that I wish it came with a pump because it is so liquidy. I think this product is worth a try.
This is my holy grail foundation. There's honestly no pointing in buying an expensive foundation with this out there. It's got great coverage--medium-full but buildable. It gives you a beautiful, healthy glow. It's got great staying power. It has SPF, which is a plus for me. Some people may worry about the SPF leaving a white cast in pictures, but it didn't do that on me. I've branched out and tried other things, but I always come back to this foundation. I've heard this is a dupe (but better) to the Nars Sheer Glow. I think that one has less coverage than this one. One of my favorite foundations! <3
I LOVE this! I use this on close to an every-day basis. I use this when my skin isn't too red and I don't have a ton of breakouts. This is a very good everyday foundation. It makes my skin look healthy and does not cling to dry spots, the lasting power is very good with a powder and setting spray. I switch between this and my Revlon Colorstay, like I said, I use this when my skin is having a good day, and I want my skin to look dewy and natural. If you need a good powder to go with this, I recommend Maybelline Fit Me. Buy this product.
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This product trumps out all other products in my makeup collection. I am a hoarder of drugstore foundations, as I have had good luck with them in the past and don't really see the need to buy a higher end one. Although I do have problematic skin (breakouts, acne scarring, redness), I still prefer to use lighter formulas as they do not clog my pores and cause more issues. That being said, this foundation is buildable, which I love because it gives the option of wearing full instead of medium coverage.
Upon application, the foundation dries in a decent amount of time. It doesn't dry so quickly that I don't have a chance to fully blend it in, but it doesn't stay wet for an eternity either. The packaging is quite annoying, since there is no pump. I just pour some onto the back of my hand or onto a metal mixing palette and go from there. To apply this, I use a flat top buffing brush to give fuller coverage or a Beauty Blender sponge to give me a more natural look. It covers my acne without concealer, and I only need to add an additional layer around my nose due to my redness. It lasts about 8 hours with a setting powder (I use Rimmel Stay Matte in Translucent), and that works fine for my purposes. When this foundation fades, it doesn't get splotchy, but fades evenly across the face.
The pros of this foundation are that it contains SPF, wears for a decent amount of time, and is buildable. The only con I can think of is the packaging because it can be messy and hard to control the amount of product that comes out.
omg i love this it does not make my face feel sticky or cakie it goes on so smooth and blends really good with my skin i have tried other foundations that have felt my skin feeling like blah on it
I heard plenty of good things about this foundation and it doesn't disappoint at all! I love using this by itself or mixing it with my Stila Illuminating tinted moisturizer. I use my duo fiber stippling brush to apply it and it blends very well. I definitely plan on repurchasing this when I run out.
I love it because it gives you that sheer finish with a healthy skin glow all while covering any imperfections with your skin. I have gotten so many complements and how great my skin looks with it on and I even got my sister to purchase it. I would recommend this foundation to anyone who asks.