Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Makeup Review

Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Makeup Review

Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Makeup Review

What Estee Lauder Claims:15-hour staying power, Medium, buildable; SPF 10. This worry-free, long-wear foundation makeup stays fresh, looks natural, even through nonstop activity. Glides on silky smooth, absorbs oil.

My Skin type:

Combination: Oily-Normal.

My Shade:

3W2 Cashew.

Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Makeup Review
Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Makeup Review

Price:

3000 INR approx. Available online on Snapdeal, Flipkart and Amazon

My Observations

Coverage – Medium to Full and buildable.
Finish – Matte
Wear time – Long wearing.
Best suitable for – Oily to Combination skin.
Sun Protection – SPF 10.

Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Makeup Review
Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Makeup Review

The Review

I was looking for a long-wearing, matte foundation for my wedding. And narrowed my search to 2 choices – Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place or Mac prolong wear foundation. I first went to the MAC counter, But the staff at inorbit just put me off. So instead i went to the Estee Lauder Counter, and she gave me shade 3W2 Cashew in Double Wear.
Just to let to know the shades actually look darker in the bottle and in swatch. But once you put it on your face, it looks way more light. Maybe next time i’ll go for a shade darker.

Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Makeup Review
Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Makeup Review

Anyways coming to the review, Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Foundation scores on all points but one.
It provides absolute full coverage in 2 layers, even to the most blemished skin.
Covers up most spots. I sometimes use it as a concealer.
It stayed on me for 12 hours. (That’s the maximum I’ve tested it for.)
Although I did powder my oily t-zone once.
It contains SPF 10, which made me pray that I don’t look like a white ghost in the wedding pics.
But hopefully they didn’t use the white flash for photography but other lights.

Here’s a picture of me in the wedding makeup.

Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Makeup Review
Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Makeup Review

This foundation doesn’t irritate my skin at all or cause any breakouts.
Mostly, anything i put on my skin tends to break me out but not this one.
But you need to scrub to remove it, as it doesn’t come off easily.
It blends better that Lotus Herbals Purestay Foundation, But you need to be quick. Dry skin people would need to avoid Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place, as it makes skin drier.
The foundation did not oxidise on me.

Below is a picture which shows the coverage.Their is no foundation on my fingers.

Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Makeup Review
Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Makeup Review

Pros

Available online on Snapdeal, Flipkart and Amazon
Did not oxidize on me.
Doesn’t cause breakouts or irritation.

Cons

Gives a white cast in flash photography.
Does not come with a pump dispenser.
Not suitable for dry skin.
Expensive.

Beauty Gyaan (BG) Meter

A

Overall Verdict

Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Makeup is a God-sent blessing for someone with oily to combination skin, looking for a matte, long wear and full coverage foundation.

Will I buy again

I would like to buy the Mac prolong wear foundation next and compare it with Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Makeup.

Have you used Estee Lauder foundations, do let me know your experience in the comments section.

Red Carpet Makeup & Outfit Look with L’oreal Lumiere Collection – FOTD & OOTD

Red Carpet Makeup & Outfit Look with L'oreal Lumiere Collection - FOTD & OOTD

Red Carpet Makeup & Outfit Look with L’oreal Lumiere Collection – FOTD & OOTD

L’oreal recently launched thier Lumiere Makeup Collection for Cannes 2014.
They sent me a cute handbag or makeup bag with two of the products from this collection.
L’oreal Moist Matte lipstick Red Cherry – Rs.899
L’oreal Super Liner Gelmatic Pen Brown – Rs. 425
Both are available on Flipkart here and here.

Cannes 2014 Inspired Makeup & Outfit with L'oreal Lumiere Collection - FOTD & OOTD
Cannes 2014 Inspired Makeup & Outfit with L’oreal Lumiere Collection – FOTD & OOTD

There was a cute tag attached to the golden bag with my name on it for the Lumiere premiere. How thoughtful of L’oreal.

Cannes 2014 Inspired Makeup & Outfit with L'oreal Lumiere Collection - FOTD & OOTD
Cannes 2014 Inspired Makeup & Outfit with L’oreal Lumiere Collection – FOTD & OOTD

Inside the bag, were the 2 goodies L’oreal sent me from their Lumiere Collection Cannes 2014 Edition.

L'oreal Moist Matte lipstick Red Cherry
L’oreal Moist Matte lipstick Red Cherry

L’oreal Moist Matte lipstick Red Cherry is a cranberry or wine shade and is an exact dupe of Maybelline Super Stay 14hr Lipstick Continuous Cranberry.

L'oreal Super Liner Gelmatic Pen Brown
L’oreal Super Liner Gelmatic Pen Brown

L’oreal Super Liner Gelmatic Pens are gel eye liners but in twist up pen form. The shade brown is actually a copper shimmery Brown. The pigmentation disappointed me. it barely stayed on my waterline. But, as a liner, it stayed for longer.

Cannes 2014 Inspired Makeup & Outfit with L'oreal Lumiere Collection - FOTD & OOTD
Cannes 2014 Inspired Makeup & Outfit with L’oreal Lumiere Collection – FOTD & OOTD

Here are the swatches on both taken in flash.

 Red Carpet Makeup & Outfit Look with L'oreal Lumiere Collection - FOTD & OOTD
Red Carpet Makeup & Outfit Look with L’oreal Lumiere Collection – FOTD & OOTD

The Make-up breakdown:

Lips:
L’oreal Moist Matte lipstick Red Cherry

Eyes:
L’oreal Super Liner Gelmatic Pen Brown on waterline, lower lashline & upper lash line
L’oreal million lashes mascara

Red Carpet Makeup & Outfit Look with L'oreal Lumiere Collection - FOTD & OOTD
Red Carpet Makeup & Outfit Look with L’oreal Lumiere Collection – FOTD & OOTD
Red Carpet Makeup & Outfit Look with L'oreal Lumiere Collection - FOTD & OOTD
Red Carpet Makeup & Outfit Look with L’oreal Lumiere Collection – FOTD & OOTD
Red Carpet Makeup & Outfit Look with L'oreal Lumiere Collection - FOTD & OOTD
Red Carpet Makeup & Outfit Look with L’oreal Lumiere Collection – FOTD & OOTD
Red Carpet Makeup & Outfit Look with L'oreal Lumiere Collection - FOTD & OOTD
Red Carpet Makeup & Outfit Look with L’oreal Lumiere Collection – FOTD & OOTD

Here comes the outfit of the day which I thought would be perfect for a red carpet event.

 Red Carpet Makeup & Outfit Look with L'oreal Lumiere Collection - FOTD & OOTD
Red Carpet Makeup & Outfit Look with L’oreal Lumiere Collection – FOTD & OOTD
 Red Carpet Makeup & Outfit Look with L'oreal Lumiere Collection - FOTD & OOTD
Red Carpet Makeup & Outfit Look with L’oreal Lumiere Collection – FOTD & OOTD

I hope you guys liked this look. Would love to know your thoughts in the comments section.