I got some of the RMS Beauty “un” cover-up* as part of my ‘face of natural make up’ for my LoveLula* video (I got it with credit I was rewarded but am reviewing it as if I purchased it myself). You can see the video at: https://youtu.be/OSAWjVOnXxw or see it embedded in my earlier blog post (which links to each of the products).
I was really intrigued by this product to help cover my dark circles and potentially as a light foundation. I’ve heard a lot about RMS from the LoveLula Natural Beauty Club with many people raving about their products. The products are mostly make up, but with skin care focus to care for the skin rather than just cover it. Many of the products are cream products and this seems to be one of the areas they excel at.
I was most excited about the “Un” Cover-Up concealer and foundation, so I studied the colour descriptions and opted for 11 which is described as, “a pale shade with a subtle yellow base” (and also happens to be my favourite number). As I wanted to cover my dark circles and redness I felt a slightly lighter shade would be appropriate. I’ve used it quite a few times now (spoiler: I love it!). So let’s see how it stacks against the claims.
Self-adjusts to skin tone
Hmmmm. I don’t think it does this. If it does why would it have so many shades to choose from? It does blend well, but I don’t think it adjusts. Shade 11 is a little light for me at the moment so although it’s fine to covering up dark circles and blemishes I feel a darker shade would be better as a foundation.
Yes, absolutely. It works brilliantly for uneven skin tone (including covering redness) and masks dark circles well. It’s not a full coverage product but then I’ve never found anything to completely cover my dark circles! It covers blemishes well too though you have to be careful not to apply too much due to the finish of the cream consistency.
Yes, to an extent it is buildable. I find I can apply more under my eyes and it does add extra coverage without appearing too overly done. I would say it’s a light-medium coverage though, not full coverage.
I think this depends on the skin you are applying it to. It does tend to cling a little to dry patches (e.g. blemishes) and fine lines (e.g. around the eyes). I find setting it with a powder helps this, but I’d say the focus for me of this product is coverage rather than finish (I personally use the PHB foundation after for a better finish if I want it).
This is a really versatile product. I love how easy it is to apply (I use my fingers), and how portable it is. I’ve been taking this to the gym with me so that if I look red-faced I can use it after my shower to tone things down a little! The fact it can be used as a foundation is brilliant and I think if I had a slightly darker tone I would probably experiment more with this. I do use it on its own when I want a bit of coverage on some areas but not a full face of make up and it’s great for that.
I imagine so. I’m looking to buy shade 22 in future to see if it might be suitable to use as a foundation.
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