The sentence that made me take another look at this foundation, after at first dismissing it because of the 20ml bottle, was "It's a dupe for the Giorgio Armani Maestro Foundation". Like with most of the things that I buy now I have read a lot about this on blogs and decided I needed to try, the introductory price also swayed me and at the time it was £7.99 in Tesco.
I couldn't love the packaging more, frosted glass and with a purple lid - it was love at first sight. But then I noticed the size, there is no getting away from it - this foundation is tiny. At 20ml it's a third less product than most of the foundations around. One of the first things that I quickly learnt with the Nude Magique foundation is that its very very runny - you need to shake it up before every use. Embarrassingly learnt whilst wiping up a river of foundation in the aisle of Tesco when trying to pick out my shade - oops.
I've come to the routine of shaking the foundation with my finger at the top and blobbing whatever sticks to my face. Professional at explaining things I am! Rather than use my fingers to blend I favour a buffing brush. This gives me a natural matte finish, I'm left with great looking skin but without that heavy foundation feel. My skin feels like just skin. My dark circles and spots still need concealer, but that's what it's for! Be cautious with dry patches - this will cling to them.
Have you tried the Loreal Nude Magique Eau De Teint Foundation?