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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 (3314)
Q&A (209)
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Adrienne S.
Adrienne S.
Henderson, TX

31 reviews

If you're looking for a light coverage foundation, this one is ok. I don't need full coverage, but even the lightest color was too dark for my fair skin. Had the color matched me I think I would have loved the product.
Lizzy C.
Lizzy C.
Mesa, AZ

35 reviews

It's not my favorite but I lie it.
Christina K.
Christina K.
Salem, VA

34 reviews

Well I did not like it a lot. It does not really cover that well, and I found sometimes when I got some out it would be dark. it don't really turn the color. I would not really buy it again.
Rebecca B.
Rebecca B.
Reno, NV

11 reviews

Beware. Goes on like moisturizer, then starts matching you're skin tone. Oxidizes so dark and patchy through the day though. Why waste 8-9 bucks?
Amanda S.
Amanda S.
Aiea, HI

28 reviews

I have medium toned skin so I was a bit skeptical of this product actually "color-matching," but it actually did work! However, it's really light so if you're looking for medium-coverage, you'll have to look elsewhere. This was perfect for me--I wanted this product to give me a more even skin tone, which it did. To me, it's almost like a tinted moisturizer (with SPF, yay!)
Katrina R.
Katrina R.
Antlers, OK

96 reviews

Definitely a B+, one of the best foundations for someone like me (freckles) but still not as good as airbrushing.
Vallyn W.
Vallyn W.

33 reviews

I am a fair/light skin toned girl. I loved the idea of this shadow but was a bit weary about how it would work for those of us with super light skin or super dark skin seeing as there is only 3 shades. Lets just say I wasn't in anyway impressed with the color. It was way to dark for me. We are talking visible makeup line and I just looked like I didn't know how to pick foundation shades. Thank goodness I wasn't in a hurry and could apply a foundation in the right shade. The coverage was really good I have very pink cheeks and it hid that completely (though that might have been just because it was so much darker than my skin) and it felt light on my skin. If they made this in a few more shades it probably would be much better.
Ana P.
Ana P.

4 reviews

I purchased Almay Smart Shade foundation during the summer. I had just moved and unfortunately I had just used the last of my make-up. Since my new home is nowhere near any of the stores that carry the brand of make-up that I use I decided to use a drugstore brand and I hear good things about Almay so I decided to use it. It didn't work out for me and I was very upset that I spent all that money because I bought the entire line of products. My face looked oily and dirty. The coverage was minimal and didn't last very long at all, not even half-a-day.
Christina L.
Christina L.
Tampa, FL

64 reviews

I like it it covers what i need it to cover and its not cakey, but he does come off quickly and i have to keep reapplying so by the end of the night i look cakey cuz i have put it on so much that its cakey. If it stayed on long It would be a great product.
Audi R.
Audi R.
Brighton, CO

6 reviews

This did a pretty fair job of matching my skin tone but I was not happy with the way it set....i have a few very fine lines around my eyes and mouth and it settled there pretty bad, also in the creases of my eyelid when I tried to use as a primer like I have with other foundations.
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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