Review – L’Oreal Nude Magique Cushion Foundation

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This was a classic case of “YouTube Made Me Buy It”.

For the last year or so, I’ve been really into watching YouTube videos, even more so than traditional blogs. And every now and then, you get a particular product which is EVERYWHERE. Everyone is talking about it, everyone is raving about it, and everyone must have it.

One such product was the L’Oreal Nude Magique Cushion Foundation. A few months ago, it started popping up as a dupe to the Lancôme cushion foundation, and every video I watched, there it was. YouTubers couldn’t stop talking about it.

Wow, I thought! This must really be something if all of these people are loving it!

So on a lunchtime trip to Boots I spied it in my shade and popped it in my basket.

Even then, I was a little concerned about it, mainly because of the price. It’s £14.99 for 15ml of product, which when you think about it is REALLY expensive, especially for a drugstore brand. A usual foundation comes in 30ml, so in reality it’s £30 for the same amount of product that you would normally get in a foundation bottle.

I started using it, and initially loved it. It did what it said on the tin – a sheer, buildable, glowy base product which smoothed out my skin tone and was lightweight – perfect for summer.

However, very quickly I began to notice that I wasn’t getting as much product on my make-up sponge when I dipped it in. And by quickly, I mean within about a week. I flipped the sponge over (as the foundation pools at the bottom) and all was well again… For about a week.

The problem with this product is that it dries up ridiculously quickly, and it pretty much useless after about a month. Had I paid a fiver for it I wouldn’t be too bothered, but I didn’t.

SO disappointed was I about this product, I had to share it. I don’t like to write bad reviews about products but this one was so bad I felt I needed to. DON’T get tempted by it!

Gone But Not Forgotten

I’ve thought a lot about writing this post.

I haven’t posted on here for over 6 months. Things all got a bit much and days turned into weeks, which turned into, well, 6 months.

I started putting so much pressure on myself to post that it wasn’t enjoyable anymore, it was a chore.

2014 was a busy year for me; the blog started taking off, I had a new job, I was planning our wedding, I started a new business, and I had a bad injury to get over. So blogging just fell by the wayside a little bit and before I knew it, it felt like it was too late. Like when you mean to text someone back for something important, but something comes up and you forget, and then time goes by and you feel like too much has passed, you know what I mean?

But, unbelievably, people are still reading what I wrote last year! People are still visiting, liking, following and commenting! And that’s what has really spurred me on to write this post.

So. Things are going to be changing around here, for the better I hope.

I’m still going to be writing posts, not because I have to, but because I WANT to. I’m not going to pressure myself into posting X amount of posts per week, and I’m not going to pigeon-hole myself into JUST baking, beauty or whatever. Yes, this was mainly a baking blog, and you’ll still see some great recipes on here, but going forward, I’m going to post about the things I love, as and when I want to.

I hope that’s ok with you guys and I’m looking forward to continuing this journey with you!

Gone But Not Forgotten

I’ve thought a lot about writing this post.

I haven’t posted on here for over 6 months. Things all got a bit much and days turned into weeks, which turned into, well, 6 months.

I started putting so much pressure on myself to post that it wasn’t enjoyable anymore, it was a chore.

2014 was a busy year for me; the blog started taking off, I had a new job, I was planning our wedding, I started a new business, and I had a bad injury to get over. So blogging just fell by the wayside a little bit and before I knew it, it felt like it was too late. Like when you mean to text someone back for something important, but something comes up and you forget, and then time goes by and you feel like too much has passed, you know what I mean?

But, unbelievably, people are still reading what I wrote last year! People are still visiting, liking, following and commenting! And that’s what has really spurred me on to write this post.

So. Things are going to be changing around here, for the better I hope.

I’m still going to be writing posts, not because I have to, but because I WANT to. I’m not going to pressure myself into posting X amount of posts per week, and I’m not going to pigeon-hole myself into JUST baking, beauty or whatever. Yes, this was mainly a baking blog, and you’ll still see some great recipes on here, but going forward, I’m going to post about the things I love, as and when I want to.

I hope that’s ok with you guys and I’m looking forward to continuing this journey with you!

Gone But Not Forgotten

I’ve thought a lot about writing this post.

I haven’t posted on here for over 6 months. Things all got a bit much and days turned into weeks, which turned into, well, 6 months.

I started putting so much pressure on myself to post that it wasn’t enjoyable anymore, it was a chore.

2014 was a busy year for me; the blog started taking off, I had a new job, I was planning our wedding, I started a new business, and I had a bad injury to get over. So blogging just fell by the wayside a little bit and before I knew it, it felt like it was too late. Like when you mean to text someone back for something important, but something comes up and you forget, and then time goes by and you feel like too much has passed, you know what I mean?

But, unbelievably, people are still reading what I wrote last year! People are still visiting, liking, following and commenting! And that’s what has really spurred me on to write this post.

So. Things are going to be changing around here, for the better I hope.

I’m still going to be writing posts, not because I have to, but because I WANT to. I’m not going to pressure myself into posting X amount of posts per week, and I’m not going to pigeon-hole myself into JUST baking, beauty or whatever. Yes, this was mainly a baking blog, and you’ll still see some great recipes on here, but going forward, I’m going to post about the things I love, as and when I want to.

I hope that’s ok with you guys and I’m looking forward to continuing this journey with you!

Gone But Not Forgotten

I’ve thought a lot about writing this post.

I haven’t posted on here for over 6 months. Things all got a bit much and days turned into weeks, which turned into, well, 6 months.

I started putting so much pressure on myself to post that it wasn’t enjoyable anymore, it was a chore.

2014 was a busy year for me; the blog started taking off, I had a new job, I was planning our wedding, I started a new business, and I had a bad injury to get over. So blogging just fell by the wayside a little bit and before I knew it, it felt like it was too late. Like when you mean to text someone back for something important, but something comes up and you forget, and then time goes by and you feel like too much has passed, you know what I mean?

But, unbelievably, people are still reading what I wrote last year! People are still visiting, liking, following and commenting! And that’s what has really spurred me on to write this post.

So. Things are going to be changing around here, for the better I hope.

I’m still going to be writing posts, not because I have to, but because I WANT to. I’m not going to pressure myself into posting X amount of posts per week, and I’m not going to pigeon-hole myself into JUST baking, beauty or whatever. Yes, this was mainly a baking blog, and you’ll still see some great recipes on here, but going forward, I’m going to post about the things I love, as and when I want to.

I hope that’s ok with you guys and I’m looking forward to continuing this journey with you!

Gone But Not Forgotten

I’ve thought a lot about writing this post.

I haven’t posted on here for over 6 months. Things all got a bit much and days turned into weeks, which turned into, well, 6 months.

I started putting so much pressure on myself to post that it wasn’t enjoyable anymore, it was a chore.

2014 was a busy year for me; the blog started taking off, I had a new job, I was planning our wedding, I started a new business, and I had a bad injury to get over. So blogging just fell by the wayside a little bit and before I knew it, it felt like it was too late. Like when you mean to text someone back for something important, but something comes up and you forget, and then time goes by and you feel like too much has passed, you know what I mean?

But, unbelievably, people are still reading what I wrote last year! People are still visiting, liking, following and commenting! And that’s what has really spurred me on to write this post.

So. Things are going to be changing around here, for the better I hope.

I’m still going to be writing posts, not because I have to, but because I WANT to. I’m not going to pressure myself into posting X amount of posts per week, and I’m not going to pigeon-hole myself into JUST baking, beauty or whatever. Yes, this was mainly a baking blog, and you’ll still see some great recipes on here, but going forward, I’m going to post about the things I love, as and when I want to.

I hope that’s ok with you guys and I’m looking forward to continuing this journey with you!

Follow me?

Firstly, I want to say a massive THANK YOU to all of my lovely followers so far! You make me smile with your comments and I love find and reading new blogs of yours in return.

I’ve recently made the decision to move to a self-hosted website (my own site – yay!) which you can find at www.eatsleepbakerepeat.com. Click on the link, come over and have a look. It’s fully functional but needs a little more work on it’s appearance… It’s almost there though!

The new website is EXACTLY THE SAME as the old one, for all of you current followers. Except, it’s not got “wordpress” in the title. It’s still me, still eating, still baking, still… ahh you get the message!

There won’t be any more posts on this current wordpress site, they’ll all be on the new one. But no fear, everyone who currently follows this blog, either by email, Bloglovin, or WordPress, has been transferred over. So you don’t need to do ANYTHING.

Just remember, the new site address is different if you ever type it in.

And for anyone new who happens upon this post, come and see me on my new site!

So thanks, and I’ll see you on the other side!!

Kim x