Let me start off by saying that if you know me or have visited my blog before, you know how much I rave about Estee Lauder’s Double Wear Foundation. It’s a medium to full coverage, 15-hour, satin finish foundation that absolutely delivers. I use it on all my bridal clients and needless to say, this has been my holy grail foundation for over a year now.
With that being said, I am excited to share with you a new product that Estee Lauder recently launched. Say hello to Double Wear Nude Cushion Stick Radiant Makeup! I consider it perfect timing as sometimes in the summer I don’t always want the full coverage makeup and want to go with something a little lighter. This product is perfect for an on the go, light to medium coverage, all in one product. The best part is that it manages to provide a radiant finish and have an 8-hour wear!
I had the opportunity to head to my local Estée Lauder counter to receive a behind the scenes scoop and experience on trying the new product.
My immediate first impression was that I loved the packaging. It has the product and the applicator in one and it’s a perfect size to throw in your purse! One thing that I love is that if you twist up too much product, you can twist it back down. Such an important detail! Another feature is that you can remove the top (sponge applicator) to clean the buffer sponge. Also, when you remove the cap you can actually release the product directly on your hand vs. the sponge if you prefer that. It’s a very versatile product!
PREPPING THE SKIN
Before testing out the product, the counter manager used the iMatch tool to determine my foundation color. She recommended going a shade darker than normal for this product. After being matched, she prepped my skin with Revitalizing Supreme “Global Anti-Aging Wake Up Balm”. This product immediately hydrated and made my skin look glowy. I was a big fan on how this made my skin look and feel.
APPLYING THE PRODUCT
Next, she twisted up the product and used the sponge to dot the product all over my face. With dotting and buffing circular motions, she applied the product on my skin. After it was entirely blended, I looked in the mirror. I was super impressed! It looked like my skin, but enhanced! Please note that I do have some redness in my skin. I went ahead and tested it myself by adding one more layer and it managed to cover redness but still provide that luminous look (not cakey at all!)
Please note that I am normally used to a fuller coverage foundation, and even though this was less coverage, I felt so good leaving the counter with this on because of how radiant my skin looked! We all look for that evened-out, healthy glowing skin, and this product does just that (plus with the 8-hour wear). It’s an absolute must for your weekend errands or summer festivities.
Want to sample the product yourself? Make sure to stop into an Estee Lauder counter between 7/21 and 7/24 for the National Event! You can receive a take home sample as well!
There you have it! Please feel free to leave me a comment or a question.
Until next time,