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Almay Smart Shade Skintone Matching Makeup
6 varieties available

Almay Smart Shade Skintone Matching Makeup


3.0 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars17%
  • 4 Stars20%
  • 3 Stars27%
  • 2 Stars23%
  • 1 Star12%
3.08 / 5 based on 3,361 Reviews

Product Description

Product Details

Now Available In More Shades! Just Blend To Reveal Your Best Match
Formulated With The Latest In Exclusive Almay Tonemimic™ Shade-sensing Bead Technology
Instantly Transforms From White To Your Perfect Shade When Blended Into Skin
Buildable Coverage And Natural-looking, Streak-free Color
Takes The Guesswork Out Of Finding Your Perfect Shade
Available In 6 Skintone-adjusting Shades

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  • Does it really blend as nice and naturally to your skin tone as i...14 Answers
  • How well does this work? Does it actually match to your skin tone? 2 Answers
  • Very good I love1 Answers
Almay Smart Shade Skintone Matching Makeup
Almay Smart Shade Skintone Matching Makeup
Reviews (3361)
Q&A (210)
Media (57)
Marissa E.
San Jose, CA
3 reviews
This product was pretty disappointing. The coverage is extremely shear pretty much like your not even wearing anything. If you are new to make up and scared to try foundation this would be a good starting product because even if you put to much you wont look cakey and the color match is good. However for people who wants that good coverage this is not a good product for you. I will vouch it is okay to use on sensitive skin. I have sesitive skin and it did not break me out.
Kathaleen J.
Jacksonville, FL
248 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I got this as a sample with an Almay mascara and I'm glad I got try it before I wasted any money in the full size. It applied pretty patchy on one side if my fave. But when I applied it to the other side it turned orange on my skin! It looked like a reply bad self tanner. I immediately washed it off and trashed it. Almaty Not so smart shade.
Melanie S.
S Yarmouth, MA
11 reviews
I hate looking cakey and I'm not prone to breakouts but I do need something to even out my skin tone, this worked perfect never looked caked on cause its very thin. You don't feel like you have makeup on and it will match any skin tone. I hate trying to figure out the right color for me so this just has the easy factor written all over it.
Amanda M.
Hesperia, CA
5 reviews
Works great as a light summer foundation as it only has light to medium coverage. Doesn't work as great on acne prone skin. As for the "smart shade," it adjusted to my shade as it says it would, but after a while it turned pretty dark. I recommend this product for people with smooth skin and only use their makeup until it's halfway empty
Ashley C.
Plano , TX
9 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I used to love this CC cream, it matched my skin tone and was lighter than a normal foundation. I don't know if they switched the formula in the last 2 years but the newest one I bought oxidizes and turns orange and patchy. I bought the shade 100 and now it even looks more orange right out of the tube. So I'm in the market for a new CC cream.
Beth B.
Walkersville, WV
7 reviews
I did not like this product. I am incredibly fair-skinned and almost every foundation I try makes me look orange. I figured for the price, I would try their smart shade technology.
What a flop. :( I was so disappointed. It felt grainy going on, but I expected that. I waited for the microbeads to disappear into that lovely translucent color that I saw on t.v. And it never happened. Some of the beads refused to dissolve, and the color was uneven at best. Maybe it would work better for someone with darker skin, but it was definitely not for me.
Ailys T.
Miami, FL
13 reviews
I find that this does not match to your skin tone at all. One time, I remember applying it to the skin above my thumb so that I could dab it onto my face, and when I did, the color rubbed on ORANGE. Not just like fake tan orange, but legit carrot-orange. And then it was so hard to get off. Even when I did apply it to try to match, the color would leave streaks and not blend well at all. Not recommended
Anna D.
San Francisco, CA
14 reviews
I use this for everyday light coverage. It's sheer, but gives just enough coverage for a nice dewy look. I like that this has SPF in it, and that the "smart shade" technology matches pretty closely to my natural skin tone. Would recommend as a daily item if you only need light coverage.
Jaimie H.
Minneapolis, MN
30 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I liked the idea of this a lot but found the color just didn't look quite right. The finish was nice and smooth and it had a good amount of coverage to even out skin tone. Certainly not enough to cover acne or scaring but great for a nice even tone. Maybe I used the wrong shade range but I just felt a little orange and conspicuous all day.
Leticia F.
Palmdale, CA
228 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I was super excited for this product but it kind of let me down. I found that yes it do blend to my correct shade but then soon as it dried it got a bit darker :( I'm sad that this wasn't as good as they made it seem. i personally wouldn't buy it again.
Katie O.
New Canaan, CT
80 reviews
Does this actually work? like does the color match to your skin?
Dani R.
Lomita, CA
61 reviews
Whats your shade?
Ariel G.
Sharon, MA
112 reviews
Is this any good? I am pale.
Ta'Kira L.
55 reviews
Do they have darker colors?
Kacee H.
Buckeye, 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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