July 12, 2017

Make Up For Ever Water Blend Face & Body Foundation Review

MUFE Water blend Y325 flesh

Hello readers,
Today I'm testing out the Make Up For Ever Water Blend Face & Body Foundation. This formula promises to be lightweight with sheer to buildable coverage. I'm a 'foundation is for special occasions' kind of person, so I was looking forward to testing out this foundation as an option for those days when my skin needs a little something more than powder.

Make Up Forever Water Blend Foundation Review

I picked out the shade Y325 - Flesh. After applying I decided it's a bit too light for my tanned summer skin, but I think it will be a great match for winter time. The formula itself is quite thin and sheer, which I had expected from the description. The bottle has a nice pump dispenser so I pumped some onto the back of my hand, dabbed it onto the Make Up Forever Ellipse Blender Sponge and bounced it over my skin.

Unfortunately I didn't find the Ellipse Blender Sponge very effective. Because the foundation has such a thin consistency, the sponge ended up absorbing most of the product. The result was minimal sheer coverage on my skin. I found switching to a foundation brush for initial application and then using the sponge to blend everything out made building up coverage much easier. After blending, this foundation had a natural dewy finish.

The photo below shows the MUFE Water Blend Foundation in shade Y325 applied with a foundation brush and blended with the MUFE Ellipse Blender Sponge. I finished the look with Covergirl Outlast All-Day Matte Finishing Powder in 830 - Light to Medium, Hourglass Mood Exposure blush and Luminous Bronze Light on my cheeks, Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in Opal on my cheek bones.

Make Up Forever Water Blend Foundation swatch

If you're looking for a sheer natural finish this foundation could be a good option for you. If you need full coverage I don't think this is quite buildable enough to meet that need. You can find Make Up Forever On

Happy polishing,


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