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Cheap Full Coverage Foundation = MAC Studio Fix

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#Post 1 of 11 OFFLINE   lori503



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Posted 04 March 2006 - 07:26 AM

Does anyone know what foundation is the closest to MAC Studio Fix, but cheaper? I just have a hard time spending that much on foundation. IF not similar, what about one that provides excellent coverage.... Thanks

#Post 2 of 11 OFFLINE   speerrituall1



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Posted 04 March 2006 - 07:46 AM

Covergirl makes a powder foudation, that's pretty well priced and available at drugstores. They've just launched the new Queen Latifah Collection for persons of color--nice shades, not ashy coloring.
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#Post 3 of 11 OFFLINE   pieced



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Posted 04 March 2006 - 08:12 AM

Maybellines Moose foundation gives pretty good coverage, but it's worth investing a good foundation, since it most probably won' irritate the skin, and cause pore blockage. I think you should shopo around for a good foundation...

#Post 4 of 11 OFFLINE   littleliverbird



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Posted 04 March 2006 - 12:52 PM

Whats wrong with studio fix? I have this on order to apply over my liquid foundation for extra coverage. Please dont tell me it's rubbish! I do not like any of the MAC foundations I have tried and I have been keeping my fingers crossed that this one will be o.k.:icon_conf
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#Post 5 of 11 OFFLINE   cardboardboxed



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Posted 04 March 2006 - 01:55 PM

Max factor skin adjusting one (sorry, can't remember the name) is pretty high in coverage, at elast for a drugstore brand...

#Post 6 of 11 OFFLINE   chipzahoy



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Posted 04 March 2006 - 02:05 PM

Covergirl TruBlend powder foundation is pretty good IMO. It's worth a try under $10

#Post 7 of 11 OFFLINE   dentaldee



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Posted 04 March 2006 - 02:56 PM

I think revlon colour stay is a good d/s brand with good coverage but it has changed it's formula so I'm not sure on the new stuff.
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#Post 8 of 11 OFFLINE   erica_1020



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Posted 04 March 2006 - 03:02 PM

If you want a powder foundation I have tried and liked Covergirl pocket powder and have heard good things about Covergirl Trublend powder foundation
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#Post 9 of 11 OFFLINE   Jennifer



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Posted 04 March 2006 - 05:11 PM

you want just a powder foundation, right?


#Post 10 of 11 OFFLINE   anne7



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Posted 05 March 2006 - 01:09 AM

Hm, I can't help, I've never found a powder foundation I liked. :( I want to try that TruBlend powder foundation though, I have that pressed powder and it's a good color match.
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#Post 11 of 11 OFFLINE   4getmeNot



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Posted 05 March 2006 - 02:07 AM

I found this great article on about.com (I'll try to get the link!) about the top 10 foundations...and MAC Studio Fix, Revlon Colorstay, and Covergirl Aquasmooth were all listed on there. If you just go to the beauty section and search it, I'm sure you'll find it.
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