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Total Control Drop Foundation

NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP
₱750.00 ₱563.00
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CLAIM TO FAME: A lightweight foundation that delivers buildable coverage

FAST FACTS: Unique formula lets you achieve your ideal coverage—sheer, medium, or full; leaves a velvety, matte finish with a powdery soft finish; includes a dropper to deliver just the right amount of product and prevent wastage; easy to blend and feels comfortable on skin

PERFECT FOR: A pore-less finish

REVIEWS:
Excellent buildable coverage!
March 2016
”I purchased this foundation deciding to try something new, and I am so glad that I did. These drops are marvelous! They apply really easily, and they feel so lightweight on my skin. This foundation blends very easily, and you can add more drops where you would like more coverage. My skin looks flawless, almost airbrushed when applied. I have received many compliments on this product, and I suggest that everyone tries this formula. It is definitely worth your time and money.”
–Mary Misery (from nyxcosmetics.com)

SPECIFICATIONS:
WHAT YOU GET: (1) Total Control Drop Foundation
NET WEIGHT: 13ml

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Named after the Greek goddess of the night, NYX Professional MakeUp is known for its extensive color collection, everyday basics, and pocket-friendly prices. The brainchild of makeup maven Toni K., this LA-based cosmetics label offers innovative, easy-to-use concoctions that turn into instant cult hits. Now patronized by makeup artists, celebrities and style-savvy girls around the world, NYX Professional MakeUp potent pigments and trendsetting products have taken Manila by storm.


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Jaimie
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  • Skin Type Normal
  • Skin Tone Medium
  • Facial Features Morena

Convenient and adjustable :)

I have this in Pale, Deep Rich and Golden Honey. I find the drop system really convenient (and hygienic :p) because I can control the shade depending on the state of my tan. I even use the lightest and darkest shades I have as adjusters for my other foundations, or sometimes, even to highlight and contour, and they work beautifully.

It has a rather thin consistency, which I think makes it ideal for people who like to customize foundations. It does set faster than other liquid or cream foundations, though, so if you use it in its pure form, you have to apply and blend it out a little faster. I, however, like to thin it out more with moisturizer or facial oil whenever I use it, since I like my foundation to still appear like skin.

I prefer using a stippling brush to apply foundation, and I find that it works well with this type of formula. Coverage is definitely buildable. It feels lightweight on my skin as well, especially when mixed with a drop or two of facial oil. 13ml of a drugstore brand may seem a little scant for the price, since most similarly-priced foundations have at least 30ml, but the pros have trumped the cons for me. Will probably get Medium Olive someplace else if it doesn’t restock here soon :)

about 1 month ago
Marie
  • Skin Type Combination
  • Skin Tone Fair
  • Facial Features Chinita
  • Age 21

Nyx just won my heart again!

This is the best foundation I have tried so far. It's water based so it doesn't feel too sticky on your face. It also has a good coverage, I could use this without a concealer. It's also very blendable, no need for brushes or beauty blenders. The dropper is also helpful in controlling how much product you want to put on your face. Plus, there are so much shades to choose from, so you won't have problems if you're morena, chinita or pale-skinned. I've been using this for a year already and I can't wait for my next purchase!

3 months ago
Cielo
Top Reviewer
  • Skin Type Combination
  • Skin Tone Medium
  • Facial Features Chinita
  • Age 35

Steep learning curve to get that "total control"

This lineup of NYX foundations get my praise for its extensive selection of shades. While, by my own mistake, I got a shade that's not a complete match, I'm sure that if I had given myself more time, I would've found it. As it says in its marketing blurbs, the formula is buildable from medium to full coverage. My gripe however is how thin the formula is. It's the type of foundation that you have to apply first (if applied directly to the skin) before your eye makeup or else it might just run over your hard work. I have to use a makeup mixing palette and apply with a brush so that I won't waste product. Using a beauty blender is wasteful, but it can help even out foundation that's already been applied to skin. I take two stars off because of how much adjustments I have to make to make it work, and I know I have better options out there.

3 months ago
Jenna
Top Reviewer
  • Skin Type Combination
  • Skin Tone Medium
  • Facial Features Mestiza
  • Age 22

This is Nice!

Nirecommend to sakin ng friend ko kasi sabi nya maganda daw yung coverage and oo nga maganda sya. Oily yung skin ko pero may konting dry areas and okay sya for both oily and dry. Hindi ako nagiging oily after a while and hindi din dumidikit sa dry area ko yung foundation or namumuo. I like this!

3 months ago
Kimberly
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  • Skin Type Oily
  • Skin Tone Medium
  • Facial Features Morena
  • Age 22

Good Coverage

Good coverage. Bought this to mix into my other foundations to darken them & it works. It adds a nice coverage to any foundation that I use it with. Alone, it's a bit more liquidy than I would prefer, but it works well. I suggest using a brush for this because since it's liquidy, a sponge would tend to soak up the foundation, meaning you'll have to use more products. Overall, would buy this again and would suggest it to others.

5 months ago
Stephanie
  • Skin Type Combination
  • Skin Tone Fair
  • Facial Features Chinita

The star of my liquid (foundation) dreams!

If you're looking for the perfect foundation to achieve your no-makeup makeup look, then you're in luck. This foundation genie in a bottle can help make your wish come true. It has an almost watery consistency which is exactly what I want in my liquid foundation, making it super easy to blend. It's great for every day use and takes (me) no more than 5 minutes to apply every morning.

5 months ago