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CC Beauty Live: Quick & Dirty Review-Maybelline FIT Collection

Every few months when I start to run out of my high-end make up, I tend to re-evaluate why I’m spending so much money on products.  I save up a lot in order to purchase the likes of Make Up For Ever, NARS, MAC, and Urban Decay.  But I also think about what I could be spending that money on, and I look into more affordable options.  While I absolutely love my high-end brands, I also love drug store brands. Like, the kind of love I usually reserve for peanut butter and chocolate. I have a huge variety of the stuff and I’m a strong advocate for affordable make up.

That’s why I get really excited when brands like Maybelline try to imitate those big makeup brands.  You’ve probably seen those TV ads for their new FIT ME collection of foundations and powders.  They’re a little annoying, but the product is good.  Really good!  I was very impressed with how similar the quality was to my high-end products. Plus, it has SPF 18 in the foundation!

My only real qualm was that I couldn’t test the shade in the store.  They have a wide spectrum of 18 shades said to fit all skintones, but it’s still a necessity for me to test a shade in the store before I buy it.  Also, I recommend using a primer (here’s how it’s done!) with the foundation to help it last.  If you’re looking for something that feels like a high-end brand but is extremely affordable, then check this collection out! But first, get my full rundown here:

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    1. Victoria says:

      I just bought this… not the longest lasting foundation I have ever used but the lightest color fits me perfectly (my skin is really pale so I have issues finding foundation that doesn't look too beige/orangey)

      1. Caitlin-University of Alabama says:

        I agree about the staying power, but with a primer you'll get longer use out of it! And the shade selections are pretty good, especially with the lighter colors. I'm glad it worked out for you!

    2. Ester says:

      I'm lucky because I usually just have to pick the lightest shade of the range.

      1. Caitlin-University of Alabama says:

        Ester you are lucky, a lot of girls would kill to be able to do that :)

      2. Victoria says:

        me too… but I found the Maybelline 24 hour staying foundation is not light enough : (

    3. Rebekah says:

      I tried it and it's ok.. if you want very light coverage this is the one you want, but me i like full coverage and more of a matte finish so I got Revlon Color stay, also did any one feel like the FIT didn't set? I mean I HAD to powder it or it would melt off..

      1. Caitlin-University of Alabama says:

        Rebekah Color Stay is a pretty good option also! The FIT like I mentioned doesn't have great staying power so you would need a primer or setting powder.

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    5. Chelsea says:

      What primer do you use? I am using Bare Essentials Oil Control Primer (it works horribly on me) I have very oily skin.

      And also…this isnt related at all. But I have the exact same hair color as you and the same length and thickness. What shampoo and conditioner do you use?

      1. Caitlin-University of Alabama says:

        Hi Chelsea, I use Make Up For Ever's HD Primer and it's amazing! You could also try Smashbox's primer, it's really good as well.

        I use BedHead's Urban Antidotes Number 3, which is a really moisturizing shampoo/conditioner combo. It's made for damaged hair, which mine isn't, but I am in love with it!

    6. Mia says:

      Ugh I hated this foundation, concealer and powder! I tried the foundation with and without a primer. Either way I wound up an oil slick at the end of the day (with other foundations I'm never this oily). The powder did nothing to the oil. If anything the oil picked up the powder and caused me to be a powdery & oily mess. The concealer didn't conceal anything. Not a pimple or my dark circles. There are so many products that are better than this line at similar prices.

      1. Caitlin-University of Alabama says:

        Mia, I'm surprised you had such bad results with all of the products! The powder was my favorite out of all of them. What kind of primer were you using?

    7. Emily says:

      I just bought this foundation and concealer. I LOVE the foundation, but I keep having the same problem with every concealer I buy: they just don't help enough under my eyes. I have HORRIBLE dark circles, especially under my left eye, to the point where people have been asking how I got my black eye. I get plenty of sleep and have tried just about every home remedy and drug store fix-all and can't find anything that works. What would be something that might work for a reasonable price?

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