Catrice HD Liquid Coverage Foundation

I picked up the Catrice HD Liquid Coverage Foundation after seeing so many good things about it online.

Catrice HD Liquid Coverage Foundation

And as someone with an oily skin type I thought I would be the perfect candidate to give it a test drive ๐Ÿ™‚

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The Catrice HD Liquid Coverage foundation (according to Catrice) is meant to be: ‘Second Skin. The HD Liquid Coverage Foundation offers a high but natural-looking coverage, while feeling extremely lightweight โ€“ just like a second skin. Whilst providing a smooth and even complexion, the ultra-liquid texture is extremely high performing and long lasting. It covers imperfections up to 24 Hours and mattifies the skin. The extremely high definition finish is sure to make the skin beautifully even and camera ready.’

It comes in four shades which isn’t really alot in my opinion. I am in the lightest shade they do 010 ‘Light Beige’ and it is a really good match for my Mac NC20 skin tone. If you are lighter than me though or have a more medium to deep skin tone, you are not covered in the shade spectrum at all.

The product itself comes in a glass bottle with a pipette lid. I understand why they give you the pipette. The foundation is quite runny, I think a pump would have sufficed though. But sure that is just personal preference :). I don’t tend to use the dropper, I just use it as more of a stick to swipe the product onto my hand…or face. I don’t recommend that though, it is not sanitary. ๐Ÿ˜›

Catrice HD Liquid Coverage Foundation
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A little goes a long way with this foundation. It has really decent coverage without looking too caked onto the skin. You can build it up or sheer it out depending on how much you apply. It has a scent that reminds me of baby powder which I enjoy.

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It does have a matte finish, but not so matte that your skin feels dry or uncomfortable. But for me, with more oily skin, I do prefer the finish I get applying it with a dampened sponge. It gives me more control over the product and means I can build it up to my liking. The finish with a brush is a little bit too matte for me. Ironic I know, but it’s just personal preference ๐Ÿ™‚ It also dries really quickly so I feel you get a little more play time using a wet sponge.

Here is my skin with just primer on it:
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Here it is with one layer of the Catrice HD Liquid Coverage Foundation applied with a Real Techniques Miracle Sculpting Sponge (which I have a review of here).

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Then, with another layer of foundation applied in the same way:
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You can definitely see a difference in the before and after. The redness is gone and my skin is definitely looking smoother and more uniform in colour.

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Catrice HD Liquid Coverage Foundation review

So, I really like the coverage, I like the finish (with a sponge) how about the longevity?

It claims to be 24 hours, but sure don’t they all. None of us really wear our makeup that long so we will never really know. On my skin personally, after powdering, it doesn’t last as long as other foundations I use or have used in the past and liked do. It doesn’t oxidise ,but I definitely see shine at around the third hour mark. I can handle a little bit of shine coming through, but this is usually shine I have to tend too. However, I am particularly oily, especially around my t-zone so I am an extreme case. If you have more combination skin, I don’t think it will be as bad.

The Catrice HD Liquid Coverage Foundation is in all decent Catrice retailers now, including Penneys. I paid โ‚ฌ7.90 for it in a local chemist and Inish Pharmacy stock it online here if fancy trying it for yourself.

Let me know your thought. Have you tried it?

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    Kirsten says:

    I have actually changed to catrice HD from Mac studio fix as I find it gives me better coverage and longevity. I love it… I wear shade 10! Actually got my Mam onto it too! I would have combination skin…. Have started using rosehip oil actually and I apply this now underneath my foundation. … And all I can say is amazing…anyway just finished my first bottle of catrice HD and off to buy another! Super price!

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    Ruth says:

    I have to say I quite enjoy this one and apparently itโ€™s a great dupe for the Fenty Beauty one.
    I have normal/ combo skin (but of an oily t-zone) and find it lasts well on me.
    Also Iโ€™ve seen some American youtubers re-reviewing it lately as they have extended the shade range ! Hopefully thatโ€™ll follow through here as well . Great review.

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