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Wanted: Good product at a great price. Slackers need not apply.
Lately, I have been trying to do more with less. That means my beauty arsenal is being streamlined. My pretty-packaged “slackers” have been kicked to the curb. I have no time, energy or space for anything that does not do its job well.
So, I am excited to tell you about the latest addition to makeup army, Jordana Cosmetics Complete 2-in-1 Concealer & Foundation. This is 1 oz. of product for $3.99. That’s not a typo.
Confession: This was the first time I have tried a foundation under $5. DO NOT let the price scare you away.
This is an oil-free double duty product that feels soft and creamy, and easily conceals dark spots, imperfections, dark circles and redness. It also applies smoothly no matter the method. I tested it with my finger, a sponge, brushes and beauty blender and they all worked well and blended easily. I recommend starting with a small amount because it is concentrated and buildable. But, here’s another confession: I like a little more coverage so I did two full coats.
As if that’s not enough already, this drugstore soon-to-be classic is also long wearing and water resistant.
I love the simple tube packaging because it takes up less room and there is less waste. In the middle of the tube, there is a window and you can see the exact color of the product. The squeeze tube applicator makes it very easy to get the right amount of product out and it’s perfect for travel.
As far as shade selection, I think Jordana did an admirable job with 12 different shades to suit most skin tones. Typically, drugstore brand usually release only 5-7 shades. But if a shade isn’t quite right for you, it’s affordable enough that you can even mix and match two together to create your own unique color.
Here is the entire line of Jordana Cosmetics Complete 2-in-1 Concealer & Foundation swatches
01 Fair Beige – fair complexion with yellow undertone
02 Classic Beige – fair to light complexion beige with peach undertone
03 Golden Beige – fair complexion natural beige with golden undertone
04 Natural Beige – fair to medium natural complexion with peach golden undertone
05 Creamy Natural – fair to medium complexion rose beige with pink undertone
06 Honey Olive – medium complexion olive beige with honey undertone
07 Neutral Olive – medium complexion olive beige with neutral undertone
08 Golden Olive – medium deep complexion olive beige with golden undertone
09 Golden Caramel – deep complexion caramel with golden undertone
10 Toffee – deep complexion toffee with peach golden undertone
11 Golden Toffee – deep complexion rich toffee with red undertone
12 Mahogany – very deep complexion with mahogany undertone
Affordable, accessible and absolutely fab. Have you tried Jordana Cosmetics Complete 2-in-1 Concealer & Foundation?