Newly released from Becca Cosmetics is the Radiant Skin Satin Finish Foundation. As a great fan of the Becca brand, I had been very eager to try this out. With medium/buildable coverage it provides antioxidant protection and a lightweight satin finish. It contains sebum-absorbing properties and is suitable for all skin types.
The Becca Radiant Skin Finish Foundation, I expect, is going to receive many mixed reviews. It had me wondering what exactly I thought myself. The texture is what I would describe as a cream, and requires some shaking in the tube before use.
Becca’s Foundation Finder Guide on their website successfully matched me to Sand, a fair beige with yellow. The Radiant Skin Foundation requires some work to provide an even finish. I found that the formula applies the best when using your fingertips. Forget brushes or damp sponges, there will be too much streaking. The formula still streaks when using your fingers and it is necessary to take your time to smooth it over.
It provides light coverage and builds to medium. I find it is necessary to be quick when layering. It dries fast and will move around when you go over it again. I must stress just how difficult it was to apply this. I needed to go over again and again to remove steaks. The foundation doesn’t seem to blend into the skin well, but rather sits on top of it. While it made some of my pores appear less visible it settled into others.
This foundation was not forgiving on my drier skin. It stuck to dry patches, especially the dry skin around my nose, resulting in an overall unfinished look. It had a tendency to stick to the tiny hairs on my cheeks making the makeup appear visible on my skin. The foundation provided a satin finish and overtime grew to provide more radiance. I didn’t find it necessary to powder this foundation. For me, the Radiant Skin Finish Foundation was a huge miss. Although, I could see it possibly working better for those with normal to oily complexions. Even so, I still belive it will require a great amount of maneuvering to provide a steak-free, even finish.
wearing Becca Radiant Skin Satin Finish Foundation in Sand (also: under-eye cover up, eye liner, mascara, and lip balm only)
(zoomed in to show patchy, uneven finish)
Have you tried the Becca Radiant Skin Satin Finish Foundation? I would love to hear your thoughts!