A Cheaper Alternative To Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation.....


If you are a regular reader of mine you will know I swear by my Estee Lauder Double Wear foundation, I have used it in reviews so many time, for a full review click here.


But recently I have moved house and got myself a Darcy dog (who I will post a pic of at the bottom of these posts as everyone has been asking about her) so I have been trying to penny pinch where I can, so when I recently ran out of my much loved Double Wear which costs £26.50 per bottle, I started to search for a cheaper alternative.....


And I came across this.....


Maxfactor Facefinity All Day Flawless 3 in 1 foundation in shade warm almond, now warm almond sounds like it would be dark but it was the 2nd lightest shade, when I use Double Wear I use the second lightest shade called Ecru, this foundation costs around £11 but with it being readily available in Boots and Superdrug there are always some sort of offers on. I really like that this foundation comes with a pump, which EL doesn't (you can buy a pump for the EL but at £26.50 already I think that is slightly cheeky!).


I have done a before and after picture of my cheek, as my skin has been quite blotchy recently. So, before.....


And after.....


The foundation give a medium coverage and a matte finish which is exactly what I want, it does last a very long time but maybe not as long as the Double Wear but it is extremely close, I have to say the Maxfactor doesn't feel as heavy on the skin as the DW which is a huge bonus, I think I will continue to use this, I may, when I can afford it, buy another Estee Lauder Double Wear to use for special occasions and all day events but I am extremely happy with this much cheaper alternative!

Have you tried this foundation?

xxx

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Here's a picture of my cheeky little girl Darcy, my lovely friend Nardine sent Darcy a goody box full of wonderful things.....


We left Darcy for not even 10 minutes with her new toys and this is what we found.....


Very cute, yes, very mischievousness, YES!

xxx


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19 Comments:

  1. wow i really like the way your skin looks with that new foundation. With it looking that good you don't need to spend the extra £15 at all. I May have to remember this next time i need foundation. I saw your post up in the FB group page, let me know if you want to follow each other too hon
    Angela x

    http://british-bargains-and-beauty.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. That's exactly what I thought Angela. I will check out your blog too.

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  2. Destructive Darcy pic makes me smile everytime I see it, I am still trying to get a sample of Double wear as I really want to try it, Robert threw away the sample I found in a mag he thought it was rubbish, I wasn't happy lol. The Max factor one does look good though but I do need a really good coverage as I have a few dark marks and scars which I need to cover xxxx

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    1. Definitely get a sample of DW then Karen as the coverage is fantastic! I LOL every time I see Darcy's pic hehe!

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  3. love this!! I've never seen this foundation before but it looks great on your skin!
    oh and your pup is adorable :)

    lovefayexoxo.blogspot.co.uk

    LoveFaye xoxo

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    1. I tested loads out in Superdrug and this was the closest match :) Darcy is cute but very cheeky lol!

      x

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  4. Wow this really does look very similiar to the estee lauder but of course no where near as expensive! Your dog is adorable by the way :)

    Beauty Fiends Blog

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    1. I am glad I have found it! Saves a few ££'s. Thanks hun!

      x

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  5. Will definitely have to try that foundation, it looks really good in your picture. :) x

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    1. Definitely a good quality cheaper alternative!

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  7. That foundation looks amazing and ive never seen it before either.... bless Darcy too ha xx

    http://beautyqueenuk.blogspot.co.uk/

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  8. Im after a new foundation too - and whilst I dont think DW works for me, I will definately check this out! Thanks lovely!!

    www.themediocrebanana.blogspot.com

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  9. Darcy is gorgeous! Love the alternative, can't wait to see if it has the great same effects for me

    Lauren
    Fashionswirls.blogspot.com

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  10. Oh wow, the Estee Lauder alternative looks great! I also use this foundation (If you have a CCS near you they stock it for £19!) but mught try the maxfactor one as a comparison and money saver!

    I found your blog via the #bbloggers bloghop :)

    Kelsey xx

    Kelseydawnbeautyblog.blogspot.com

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