Flower Beauty Light Illusion Foundation Review - By Drew Barrymore
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Flower Beauty Light Illusion Foundation Review (Drew Barrymore)

3 Jan 2019
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Drew Barrymore’s makeup brand Flower has arrived in the UK and I have been testing out the foundation. Here’s the Flower Beauty Light Illusion Foundation.

Flower Beauty Light Illusion Foundation
Flower Beauty Light Illusion Foundation

I love foundation, however, many of my favourites are on the pricier end of the scale, so I am always on the look out for affordable options that perform. I think this is one of them!

Flower Beauty Light Illusion Foundation Features

So this foundation promises to tick the boxes when it comes to my complexion requirements. It offers buildable coverage with luminosity. I am all about radiant skin but I do like to cover redness and pigmentation, so I was super keen to try this.

Flower Beauty Light Illusion Foundation
Flower Beauty Light Illusion Foundation
  • Provides medium buildable coverage to smooth & perfect
  • Imparts skin soft luminosity
  • Weightless, nude skin feel
  • Hides imperfections and uneven skin tone
  • Leaves a flawless, smooth, natural skin finish
  • Lightweight & breathable formula
  • Easy to blend
  • Long lasting wear
  • Broad Spectrum SPF 18
  • Bottle can be recycled
  • 100% cruelty-free
  • Available in 5 shades

Flower Beauty Light Illusion Foundation Ingredients

Flower Beauty Light Illusion Foundation

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Octinoxate 5%, Titanium Dioxide 2% Zinc Oxide 4.9%

INACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Water, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Butylene Glycol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Butylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Glycerin, Neopentyl Glycol Diethylhexanoate, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, PEG-30 Dipolyhydroxystearate, Pentylene Glycol, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Polymethyl Methacrylate, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Phenoxyethanol, Magnesium Sulfate, Sorbitan Isostearate, Beeswax, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Aluminum Hydroxide, Stearic Acid, Dimethicone, Ethylhexylglycerin, Disodium EDTA. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Mica.

Flower Beauty Light Illusion Foundation Shades & Swatch

There are five shades in the range in the UK, which isn’t great to be fair. I think there’s a larger range in the US where the brand has been established for a while now. It would be good to see this expand, particularly as the brand’s tag line is “Beauty is for Everybody”.

In the UK, we have Porcelain, Nude, Natural Beige, Tawny and Sable. I have shade Nude:

Flower Beauty Light Illusion Foundation Swatch - Nude
Flower Beauty Light Illusion Foundation Swatch – Nude

The texture is really lovely. It is creamy and smooth and blends into the skin really easily.

Before & After

So I couldn’t wait to get this on my face. I thought Nude would be a teeny bit dark for me, however, I think I made it work.

Flower Beauty Light Illusion Foundation
Before
Flower Beauty Light Illusion Foundation
After

I love how dewy this foundation is and it covers redness and pigmentation really well with a nice natural finish. It doesn’t minimise pores too much, but I am ok with that, as I often use concealer to do that job. In fact, I had a little play with the Flower Concealer in shade Fair which I like quite a lot. See photo below – I’ll have more info on that in a future post.

Flower Beauty Light Illusion Foundation
With Flower Beauty Concealer in Fair

I also really like the packaging. It doesn’t feel cheap at all which is always a big bonus for me.

Flower Beauty Light Illusion Foundation

The Flower Beauty Light Illusion Foundation is available online exclusively HERE in the UK for £12.99. Check out the full Flower Beauty range here.

Stay tuned to the homepage, Instagram and Facebook for news on all the latest launches and products.

Ree

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