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Almay TLC Truly Lasting Color 16 Hour Makeup, SPF 15, Buff 02 140 1 fl oz (30 ml)

 
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Almay TLC Truly Lasting Color 16 Hour Makeup, SPF 15, Buff 02 140, 1 fl oz
 
4.1

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

77%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Long lasting (11)
  • Smooth (9)
  • Easy to apply (8)
  • Good pigmentation (8)
  • Lightweight (8)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday (9)
    • All skin types (5)
    • Going out (5)
    • Sensitive skin (5)
    • Travel (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Natural style (10), Classic style (3)
      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair (10), Medium (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Finally, A Golden Fair Shade!

    "Buff" is a great golden fair shade, it's great for neutralizing redness in my face, and it's one of the very few yellow fair shades available in the drugstore,...Read complete review

    "Buff" is a great golden fair shade, it's great for neutralizing redness in my face, and it's one of the very few yellow fair shades available in the drugstore, so I am very grateful for it! . The texture of this does irk me a bit...it feels so sticky and glue like, and takes some time to blend, but the end result is so natural looking and it feels so light on my face, I can overlook the initial stickiness. This foundation can give anywhere from light-full coverage, depending on how it's applied, so I like it's versatility. The finish is natural matte, but not drying, and works well in both winter and summer (and I have combo oily/dry skin). The thing that makes this a winner though, is the fact that it has a physical SPF15, since SPF is important to me but chemical SPFs totally break me out. Also, the pump is so convenient and sanitary. Great foundation! !

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not happy with this

    I have used many Almay products over the years and liked them very much, but I was very disappointed in this product. For a liquid foundation, it is very heavy and difficult to...Read complete review

    I have used many Almay products over the years and liked them very much, but I was very disappointed in this product. For a liquid foundation, it is very heavy and difficult to apply either with or without a moisturizer. I am used to applying foundation with moistened fingers, but that only causes this product to be more difficult to apply. As another reviewer said, it is hard to remove it, so I guess that's why they claim it has such staying power, but I'm not happy with it and am returning it tomorrow.

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    5.0

    Best Ever

    By Gail

    from Georgia

    describe yourself Classic Style

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Long Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All skin types
      • Daily Use

      Comments about Almay TLC Truly Lasting Color 16 Hour Makeup, SPF 15, Buff 02 140, 1 fl oz:

      I have tried many types of foundation and I have never been completely satisfied with any of them. I ordered this and found it to be what I've been looking for.I was astounded at how well it covers imperfections and truly does stay on and looking fresh all day!

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair

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      2.0

      Not the best

      By Ashley

      from Charlotte

      describe yourself Natural Style

      See all my reviews

      Pros

        Cons

        • Difficult to Apply

        Best Uses

        • Oily Skin

        Comments about Almay TLC Truly Lasting Color 16 Hour Makeup, SPF 15, Buff 02 140, 1 fl oz:

        Dries immediately and it's really difficult to apply. It ends up looking streaky and cakey.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair

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        5.0

        Best of the best!

        By Donna

        from Salt Lake City, UT

        describe yourself Brand Buyer

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends easily
        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Excellent coverage
        • Good Value
        • Stays On As Promised

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Almay TLC Truly Lasting Color 16 Hour Makeup, SPF 15, Buff 02 140, 1 fl oz:

          I need a makeup that I don't have to worry about all day. This product delivers! Easy to remove with cleanser and water.

          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
          • 10 Minutes

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          5.0

          Awesome product

          By Leigh

          from Philadelphia, PA

          describe yourself Natural Style

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Long Lasting
          • Natural Looking
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Almay TLC Truly Lasting Color 16 Hour Makeup, SPF 15, Buff 02 140, 1 fl oz:

              I use the product everyday. It lasts a long time and is great if you have a very long day. It is comfortable and not heavy feeling at all. I would definitely recommend it.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Perfect foundation

              By alisha

              from california

              describe yourself Natural Style

              See all my reviews

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Good coverage
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Good texture
              • Long Lasting
              • Smooth

              Cons

              • Difficult to remove

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about Almay TLC Truly Lasting Color 16 Hour Makeup, SPF 15, Buff 02 140, 1 fl oz:

              I switched over from using a Cover Girl foundation to Almay TLC because I needed a foundation that was yellow based. I'm Asian and Almay TLC Sand suites my skin the most.

              Even though this foundation is a bit thick, it wont "cake" when you're applying it. I use my fingers and dot the foundation on the areas I want it to cover, then blend it in with a latex sponge.

              When I use this product with concealer and face powder, it gives a flawless natural look. The skin is very even and smooth.

              The only negative thing about it is the fact that it is hard to take off. At the end of the day, I wash my face with an exfoliator. If the foundation is not properly washed off, it can feel rather oily.

              Other then that little negative, I love Almay TLC and I wont be switching for a very long time!

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium

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              5.0

              Me...just better!

              By Donna

              from Salt Lake City, UT

              describe yourself Classic Style

              See all my reviews

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Easy To Take-off
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Lightweight
              • Long Lasting
              • Smooth

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types
              • Everyday
              • Going Out
              • Sensitive Skin
              • Travel

              Comments about Almay TLC Truly Lasting Color 16 Hour Makeup, SPF 15, Buff 02 140, 1 fl oz:

              Like most women I don't have time to fuss with my makeup every hour. This goes on smooth, looks like my skin - only better, and lasts all day. I've tried almost every foundation out there drugstore to department store and I think this is the best all around.

              Application - use it sparingly, 3-4 pumps gives me plenty of coverage (and I need a lot!) without being heavy or sticky. I use it straight out of the bottle and apply with a good makeup sponge. You do need to work quickly to blend before it sets.

              I love that my face looks fresh all day - if you want a dewy look don't add powder. If you like more of a matte finish (like me) use the Almay almost naked face powder.

              Once your day is over - It comes off easily with a good cleanser.

              For me this is fabulous, I've worn this particular foundation for over 10 years...if it didn't make me look good, I'd be wearing something else.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair

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              5.0

              The best foundation out there!!!!

              By CJ

              from Ohio

              describe yourself Natural Style

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Easy To Take-off
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Lightweight
              • Long Lasting
              • Noncomedogenic
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday
                • Going Out
                • Sensitive Skin
                • Travel

                Comments about Almay TLC Truly Lasting Color 16 Hour Makeup, SPF 15, Buff 02 140, 1 fl oz:

                I have been using this product for years!!! It was changed up a couple years back and renamed, but it's still the awesome product it was with a few improvements. This make up goes on easily with fingertips or a cosmetic wedge. It's not heavy and I don't think it smells like some have said here. I love that it keeps my T-Zone from getting oily yet it feels like I'm not wearing any makeup at all. As far as the complaints of hard to get off, I don't have that problem at all. I use make-up remover facial cleansing cloths to take mine off and it's a breeze. Walmart brand works great! My daughters both use it and they don't get blemishes because they wear it. And it keeps my skin looking younger.There is noting on the market that compares!

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                tips for applying the foundation

                By chkoo

                from New York City

                describe yourself Natural Style

                Pros

                • Good Pigmentation
                • Lightweight
                • Long Lasting
                • Noncomedogenic
                • Smooth

                Cons

                • Heavy

                Best Uses

                • Everyday
                • Oily Skin

                Comments about Almay TLC Truly Lasting Color 16 Hour Makeup, SPF 15, Buff 02 140, 1 fl oz:

                As a previous reviewer wrote, this is one of the few yellow-toned drugstore foundations. Great for neutralizing redness.

                As for the reviwes about the sticky texture and the difficulty in application, here is how I use it:

                I mix it 50-50 with Shiseido SPF60 (I mix it very well on the back of my hand). This lightens the color, so I buy a shade darker than I need. This also thins out the coverage, but this is a good thing because it takes on the dewy look of a tinted moisturizer.

                Best of all, it still maintains most of the pros: transfer-resistant, humidity-and sweat-resistant.

                Also - when I wear the foundation, I definitely notice that I'm about 30% less greasy during the day. I think the ingredients help soak up some oil.

                I would never wear this foundation straight from the pump. But mixed with the sunscreen, I've worn this combo for at least 5 years now. And I never break out, or get itchy or anything.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair

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                5.0

                sceptic of everything

                By smiley

                from mount airy, nc

                describe yourself Natural Style

                See all my reviews

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Easy To Take-off
                • Lightweight
                • Long Lasting
                • Smooth

                Cons

                • None

                Best Uses

                • Everyday
                • Going Out
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Almay TLC Truly Lasting Color 16 Hour Makeup, SPF 15, Buff 02 140, 1 fl oz:

                The reason I tried the product to start with is b/c It said it was hypo-allergenic and my skin is allergic to almost everythng. well so does Mary Kay. But With this one I don't itch and it doesn't dry my skin out the way Mary Kay does. Almay Products has been the only thing that I can use. I work as a CNA in A nursing home and from the time I walk in until time to go home I continue to have to run around. And all other brands make me look like my face is melting away witthin an hour or two but this actually last through my 12 hour shifts. way to go Almay.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair

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                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                love this for sensitive skin

                By sp

                from Los Angeles, CA

                describe yourself Natural Style

                See all my reviews

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Easy To Take-off
                • Good Pigmentation
                • Lightweight
                • Long Lasting
                • Noncomedogenic
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types
                  • Everyday
                  • Going Out
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about Almay TLC Truly Lasting Color 16 Hour Makeup, SPF 15, Buff 02 140, 1 fl oz:

                  If have sensitive skin/combo skin or hate pefume you'll may like this Almy "TLC or Truly lasting color" oil free with spf 15 (but would prefer NO spf but this not as strong smell like some). Looks good out at night. Can use on days off if like wearing "the no makeup look" as I am. I don't use moisturizer under my makeup so fine as is. But do moisutrize in the am B4 applying this for a few hours with 2 Vitamin "A" capsules (liquid gel, open capsule with pin) or Neutrogena products* (see below but must be oil free, Healthy Skin products only and NON spf formulas) plus at night too then no need for moisturizer under makeup.*use Neutrogena Healthy SKin "Night" skin cream (oil free) if a no makeup day or Neurtrogena Healthy Skin "ANti wrinkle/anti belmish" cream and switch off daily and at ngiht, soemtimes instead of makeup. Normally use Almay "Line smoothing" fdtn but can't find anymore.[...]

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair

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