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Almay Smart Shade Skintone Matching Makeup

Almay Smart Shade Skintone Matching Makeup

By ALMAY
3.0 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars17%
  • 4 Stars20%
  • 3 Stars28%
  • 2 Stars23%
  • 1 Star12%
#404 in Liquid Foundation
Almay Smart Shade Skintone Matching Makeup
Almay Smart Shade Skintone Matching Makeup
Reviews (3317)
Q&A (209)
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Shanna C.
Shanna C.
Weaverville, NC

37 reviews

I know, I know, it's harsh title, but It's the TRUTH! I tried this last year, and it does not color match or blend. I happen to need a heavier foundation. I have some blemishes and some moderate scarring. This is more along the lines of a tinted moisturizer, and it won't stay on your face long. Expect to have to re-apply through out the day to keep covered. Oh, not to mention that this product caused my face to have a MAJOR break out! EWW! I would only recommend this product to someone who really doesn't need anything, but the bare minimum of coverage, and that's pushing it. I would have expected more out of Almay, I love a lot of there products, but this one, disappoints.
Candice H.
Candice H.
Tuscaloosa, AL

70 reviews

I bought this thinking it would do wonders on my face. I was expecting spots and blemishes to be covered. Once put on it made my face look very pale and the spots to stand out more. I heard great reviews of it and went darker and the results were even worse. It may be great for some but I was in no way pleased I even tried spot treatment and it made things worse.
Alisha C.
Alisha C.
Ooltewah, TN

74 reviews

When they said smart shade, did they mean zero coverage? When I put this on, you cannot tell I have makeup on at all...in a bad way. This has no coverage what so ever.
Savannah S.
Savannah S.
Chantilly, VA

1 review

I used this foundation for awhile. I've found that it is too thin for my needs and barely has any color to it. I also did not like the way it felt on my skin. Even though it was thin it had a cakey feeling to it and didn't really feeling moisturizing at all. Definitely not one of my favorites.
Phoebe P.
Phoebe P.
San Diego, CA

28 reviews

I don't use liquid foundation all that often but I tried this in the summertime, and I didn't like it at all. My skin type is very dry, and this product made me very greasy, so I could only imagine what it does for oily skin. It did even out my skin tone, but it looked a shade too light because of the SPF. Flash photography created a white cast. Maybe it is best in colder weather and set with powder?
Melanie M.
Melanie M.
Bremerton, WA

1 review

No matter how hard make-up advertisers try to make us believe that there could be a make up that acknowledges our skin tone and the mimics it, we have to ask ourselfs if that is even possible... well its not. Although they can make make up that starts out white and once agitated will change color and that about how advanced it gets :/
Michele R.
Michele R.
Grand Ridge, FL

2 reviews

I love this product, it evens my skin out great and looks like I don't have makeup on.
Sophia T.
Sophia T.
Dallas, Tx

58 reviews

I bought this because it said it changes to match your skin tone exactly. I have a pretty even tone si I thought this would be cool. This product was clearly not meant for black women. In no way did it match my color. And it was a bit grainy too.
Maria W.
Maria W.
Arlington, VA

10 reviews

The "one shade fits all" tagline seemed to be off when it comes to this foundation. Although it does somewhat blend, the color is a lot lighter than anticipated. It almost seems more like a lotion rather than foundation.
Jenalee E.
Jenalee E.
Laconia, NH

24 reviews

I am very fair in complexion. i bought this product in hopes it would stay on the lighter side.

it didn't. in fact it was a hot brown streaky ugly mess. plus it was super oily and smelled disgusting
Katie O.
Katie O.
New Canaan, CT

82 reviews

Does this actually work? like does the color match to your skin?
Dani R.
Dani R.
Lomita, CA

60 reviews

Whats your shade?
Ariel G.
Ariel G.
Sharon, MA

112 reviews

Is this any good? I am pale.
Ta'Kira L.
Ta'Kira L.

55 reviews

Do they have darker colors?
Kacee H.
Kacee H.
Goodyear, AZ

20 reviews

Does this really work good? Or does it end up making your forehead all shiny by the end of the day?

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