Rimmel Wake Me Up Foundation Review

Rimmel Wake Me Up Foundation
Rimmel wake me up foundation swatch
Rimmel wake me up foundation swatch
wearing rimmel wake me up foundation

Rimmel Wake Me Up Foundation – £8.99

Originally I had a sample of the Rimmel Wake Me Up Foundation which I got free in one of my magazines and I absolutely hated it, because like many magazines, they offer samples of foundations which are simply too dark!

However I was browsing the supermarket yesterday when I saw this again, and it was on a good deal. They had a tester of the right colour and when I tested it out it changed my mind completely, so I decided to purchase it.

It comes in a glass bottle with a plastic lid, and there is a pump dispenser for the foundation inside.

I personally think it has a lovely smell, which is quite fruity and I found it smooth and very easy to apply and blend. It does give a nice medium coverage and I suddenly wondered after applying it whether I’d made a huge mistake as it looked quite dewy and my skin is oily enough without any extra shine. However a couple of minutes after applying, while I was putting on concealer I noticed it had dried to quite a matte finish which I was pleased about. I still applied a little powder over the top to keep any shine away. There is a shimmer in it which in some lights does look quite glittery, however I only noticed this on the swatch on my hand rather than on my actual face.

Overall this foundation has actually exceeded my initial expectations and will be a nice rotation with my Mac foundation.

Handy Tip! If you want to try out new products from brands such as Maxfactor, Rimmel, Loreal & Maybelline then buy them from the supermarkets. They usually have an introductory price that is so much cheaper.

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