Rather excitingly, I have been road testing The Ordinary Coverage Foundation and the good news is, I love it!! Although it’s about a richly pigmented, high coverage finish, it’s extremely natural looking and really allowed the skin to glow. Here’s the low down with before and after photos.
See my review of the Serum Foundation HERE.
There is huge hype about this new range of foundations from Deciem’s The Ordinary skincare brand. The range is called The Ordinary Colours and promises to be an evolving one so I am very excited about what else they have in store for us. Here’s a little recap about the new makeup.
There are two formulations to choose from – Coverage Foundation and Serum Foundation. I have tried both and loved both, so it’s great news for those beauty junkies looking for high performance complexion products at an extremely affordable price.
The Ordinary Coverage Foundation Features
- Richly pigmented formulation
- High-coverage finish
- Pigments are suspended in a unique spreadability system
- Delivers even coverage and ultimate skin naturalness
- Provides long-lasting, durable wear
- Avoids collecting in ﬁne lines
- Unique suspension system allows shades to look so natural that three colours or more will suit most skin tones
- SPF15 protection achieved with Titanium Dioxide and without the use of chemical sunscreens or nano-particles
- Travel-friendly plastic bottle
- Comes with a pump
- 21 shades
My shade is 1.2N – shown here.
I have a sample so I can’t show you the pumps which haven’t yet arrived in the UK. What I love about these is that the shades are adaptable which makes them ideal for online purchase. Even if you don’t manage to order exactly your shade, the technology means that shades that are near enough will blend into match. Very reassuring!
The Ordinary Coverage Foundation Before & After Photos
I wish I had managed to get a photo with all the rest of my makeup on, because the end result is absolutely lovely. It lasted really well all day and my skin looked fresh and glowy. It gave the impression of healthy, luminous, perfected skin without a made-up or cakey effect. I actually got compliments on how healthy and fresh my skin looked. Obviously, I loved that!
I have also tried the Serum Foundation which gives a similarly dewy, yet perfected finish and I love that one too, so stay tuned for a full review on that one too. I think this one suits my combination skin better and stayed nice and softly matte all day. The Serum foundation will be perfect for those with drier skins I believe.
The Ordinary Colours Foundation Swatches
As I said, there are a couple of gaps, but I have the majority of shades here for you to check out. Just so you know, the shades are pretty much identical across the two different formulations.
- N = neutral tone
- P = pink tone
- Y = yellow tone
- R = red tone
- NS = neutral silver
- YG = yellow gold
1.0N, 1.0P, 1.0NS:
1.1N, 1.1P, 1.1Y, 1.1YG:
2.0N, 2.0YG, 2.1P::
Unless otherwise indicated products reviewed are press or brand examples. Links may be affiliated links which means that if you make a purchase though one of our links we receive a small commission which helps support and run this website.