Clinique Stay-Matte Oil-Free Makeup | Rubbish or Repurchase?!

Hey everyone! Today I filmed a first impressions and review video for you, based on the Clinique Stay-Matte Oil-Free Makeup. I had never used or opened this product prior to filming. Read on and watch the video to see all of the details and for the final verdict!

THE DETAILS:
Suitable for skin types: Oily
Price: £22.50
Colour: 02 Alabaster
Finish: Matte, Natural
SPF: 10

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THE PROMISE
To control oil.

“This lightweight gel-cream texture provides all day coverage with a mattifying finish and feels as comfortable as wearing nothing at all. Controls oil breakthrough and keeps skin shine-free, even in extreme heat and humidity all day. Contains shine absorbers to refine the look of troubled areas. Skin looks and feels flawless all day long.” – Clinique, UK

KEY INGREDIENTS:
Cholesterol and Potassium Sorbate (restore the skin’s barrier and hydrates); Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract (antioxidant); Butylene Glycol (helps to blend the product in).

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HOW IT FEELS/SMELLS/LOOKS:
This is a very light weight foundation, which wasn’t necessarily what I was looking for but it is build-able to gain more of a high coverage. It doesn’t have a scent to it which I love because to me if something is scented it just means extra chemicals have been added. In terms of looks, the packaging is pretty awful. It’s flimsy, cheap looking and I always prefer a pump.


THE FULL REVIEW:
Visit my channel here or watch my full review on the product below. Also see what I liked and disliked about the product and my final verdict below the video.


WHAT I LIKE ABOUT IT:

  • All day coverage
  • Controls oil breakthrough and keeps skin shine-free, even in extreme heat and humidity all day
  • Oil-free, provides oil-absorption with a natural finish
  • Contains shine absorbers to refine the look of troubled areas, such as oily t-zones
  • Will not oxidize (i.e. change colour) on even the oiliest of skins
  • Ultra-light texture
  • Doesn’t have a scent to it

WHAT I DON’T LIKE ABOUT IT:

  • Light coverage
  • Has a very watery texture
  • Packing is very cheap and flimsy
  • Quite pricey

FINAL VERDICT:
7/10

repurchase

Clarina

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8 comments on “Clinique Stay-Matte Oil-Free Makeup | Rubbish or Repurchase?!”

  1. That’s absolutely a genuine review and I really like the makeup that you are wearing and on the whole, it is a great post. I love your blog and if you fancy a read, check onto my blog https://lifestylebites3.wordpress.com

    1. Thank you so much for the lovely comment. I try my best in reviews to be honest and to tell people what they need to know. I’ll check your blog out 🙂 x

  2. I tend to get along quite well with Clinique foundations so I may give this one a whirl, I don’t mind a light coverage in the summer 🙂

    The Everyday Life of Rachel

    1. Yeah! This foundations perfect if you don’t mind more of a light coverage 🙂 I love Cliniques Anti Blemish Foundation

  3. You’ve blessed us with another video! *throws confetti* It’s so annoying when foundation cakes on the skin, meh. 🙁 Loved the post and video though yay! xxxxx

    http://www.romantiquely.com

    1. Aww haha well I do try 😉 it is so annoying isn’t it – especially a high end product! Thank you so much! Xxxxx

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