Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Estee Lauder Double Wear Maximum Coverage Camouflage

This is something that I don't think I could actually live without so I thought I'd do a little blog post on it this evening while I'm having a break from exam revision. I've worn Estee Lauder foundations since I was in sixth year of high school as my 17 year old self was pretty spotty (and horribly moody) and I needed something that was actually going to hide them. I'd always used the Double Wear Light, but about a year ago I thought I'd give the camouflage a go just as my chin has pretty bad scarring from all the spots. *Sob.

It's safe to say I've never looked back since in regards to what foundation I use. As you can see above it brightens and illuminates my skin, and completely hides any blemishes or freckles. It's supposed to be able to hide tattoos as well apparantly, so there's a little alternative to laser therapy for you! It is really quite thick so you don't need to apply much. A little goes a very long way and I've had my bottle for genuinely about 9 months and it's only starting to run out. Considering I wear it most days I think this is a pretty good feat. With some thicker foundations there is the risk of break outs, and while I strangely found that with the Double Wear Light, which is technically a lighter consistency, that's never been an issue with the Camouflage. 

It costs £25 for one bottle but considering it lasts months and months and months and has the above results, (look at the before and after skin mug shots!) I'd say it's absolutely amazing value for money. Go and buy it if you haven't already and if you're feeling like treating yourself. 



  1. I definitely need to check this out, sounds like holy grail status! Good luck with the exams

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  2. Definitely will be trying this!
    I need a lot of cover :(

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    - Kelly ♥

  3. Great post darling! I heard that this is quite similar to the Revlon Colorstay Foundation, which I adore so I will definitely give it try when the Colorsaty runs out! Love that it has great coverage! :))


  4. I need something like this that doesn't budge as I always get a shiny face!

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  5. Good luck with your exams - they'll be over soon :)

    follow for follow?


    1. aw of course!! you can follow me on bloglovin and gfc and also google circles if you have G+ :) x x x x

  6. Hey, I had literally just started following you when you commented :) Thanks for that :* I NEED to try this foundation, I have heard so many mixed reviews I need to take the plunge! It looks lovely on your skin :) xoxo

    1. aw thanks!! - where did you follow I can't see - probably just cos I'm so technologically useless!! Yea, I think cos it's so thick some people don't like it but I absolutely LOVE it!! It's really good for combination skin :)thanks for the lovely comment! x x x x x x x

  7. This looks lovely, great review (:


  8. I have seen this raved about quite a lot and have always wanted to try it, I just need to get over the price tag.
    Lovely blog by the way :)



  9. Oh wow it makes your skin incredibly flawless!!! I wish they did this in my shade, it's amazing xx
    Gemma ♥ | Miss Makeup Magpie

  10. I just wrote a comment but I'm not sure if it posted or disappeared?!
    so if I'm basically repeating myself here I'm not nuts its just blogger making me look silly :p
    my teenage self would have loved this foundation!it looks great on you :) I love how expensive foundations last much longer!my clinique one lasts 8+ months so it feels much more justifiable spending a lot on them :)
    Good luck with the revision! I should be revising right now not looking in blogs aahhhh:( xxx

  11. This looks really good and I'm the market to road test a new foundation! This looks awesome, love your blog too!


  12. My Illasmaque Skin base is nearly dead after a good 7 months, and have heard great things about Double Wear. May have to try it out :) I always think that when going for a heavier coverage it's better to spend that bit more to avoid looking cakey..

    Great post & your Blog is so nice too. I would love it if you would check my Blog out as I'm new to this whole blog thing :)

    Love Em x



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