Saturday, 25 March 2017

EX1 Foundation Review



I have seen this foundation all over the internet for absolutely ages and never thought about trying it. From what I have seen on YouTube and other blogs I knew that it would be a good foundation for me, so when I saw it on ASOS I had to buy it. The good thing about buying it through ASOS is that I had a £10 voucher and got student discount for this foundation was practically free what makes it even better!

When I first got this I have to say that for a £10 foundation this really does have stunning packaging, which I know may sound fickle because at the end of the day the review is about the product but I just like the products I use to look pretty. The copper colour lid and base just give it a little something extra which I love.

Firstly, I have to say that this foundation matches my skin tone perfectly. From looking on ASOS and actually on the EX1 website it doesn’t look there that there is that much to choose from in their colour range, but luckily, I did find something that matches me pretty well.




I find the consistency of this foundation to be really nice. It glides on just like any other liquid foundation that I have. I don’t know what it is but I always expect low priced foundations not to perform as well as my higher end ones. I know that probably sounds a little brand snobbish, but it is just from my experience with foundations.

I have been wearing this pretty much every single day for the past few weeks and I really go love it. It has replaced my Maybelline Fit Me as my go to low cost foundation. An extra bonus is that it actually keeps my faces natural oils at bay. I don’t have to powder constantly like I do with some other high-street foundations.

I really do love this foundation and I can see it been a staple in my makeup drawer for a very long time. It has completely won me over and I really didn’t expect that to happen. For me, if I didn’t know that this was only about £10 I could easily believe that it is a high end foundation.

I have been recommending this to everybody, especially some of my family who are younger who want their makeup to look nice but don’t have the money to go out and buy a higher price foundation. I don’t really what more I can say other than that I really do love this foundation.

I will try and link to this foundation down below if it is available. If you have any questions about my new obsession be sure to leave them below and I will get right back to you!



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16 comments

  1. I'm just the same: I always expect my affordable foundations to don't last (or perform) as well as my higher end ones, but that also means that I'm very pleasantly surprised when an affordable foundation does an outstanding job! Lovely review :)

    http://fannyanddailybeauty.com

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  2. This sounds great but I don't know how I'd decide on a shade - that's the problem with products only being available online! xx

    Beautylymin

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    1. I know!
      And all of the shades seem really olive toned which obviously won't suit everybody!

      Danielle xx

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  3. That great that this helps to keep the face matte, great review!

    Kayla
    Sheer Beauty Blog

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  4. I tried this after I heard Adele wore it for an awards ceremony, I totally agree with you but it didn't last very well on my skin in comparison to other drugstore foundations. I'll definitely finish the bottle but I won't be re-purchasing it.

    Abigail Alice x

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    1. It must just be how different skin tones work, I have used this so much. I wonder how it will work now the weather is getting warmer though, that is a true test for a drugstore foundation!

      Danielle xx

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  5. Only being available online is a bit of a nightmare, I don't think I could buy it purely because I couldn't decide on a shade...

    Lauren x Huggled

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    1. It does make it so much harder, I just had to spend a lot of time looking at swatches and trying to pick!
      It does seem like all of the shades are quite olive based!

      Danielle xx

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  6. the packaging looks incredible. i haven't heard anything about this brand but i would love to try it.


    www.elenaisabelle.com

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    1. I love this foundation, I am going to have to try more by them!

      Danielle xx

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  7. I've been looking for a new cheaper foundation, my Giorgio Armani one is just too expensive at this point. The packaging is gorgeous in this though! I'd deffo struggle to get the right shade, I'm very pale so xx

    http://www.taintedblues.co.uk/

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    1. That is the only issue with it, I would just take some time looking at swatches online!

      Danielle xx

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  8. Sounds like a great product & is so cheap - think I'll look into this one - only issue are the shades!

    http://skylish.co.uk

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    1. Exactly, but it is such a nice foundation!

      Danielle xx

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