Review – IOPE Air Cushion Matte Longwear in N21 (2016 version)

When I discovered Asian beauty, there was an entire world of trends that were completely alien to me as a consumer in the West. One of these was the cushion foundation. The terminology was totally new to me at the time, and it took me a while to actually figure out what a ‘cushion’ was in the beauty product sense. It’s a light, liquid foundation that comes suspended within a sponge inside a compact. You dispense the product by pressing down on the sponge with a puff applicator and then pat the product into your skin. The benefits are that they can achieve good coverage with a very even, sheer application, leaving a fresh and often dewy finish.

I was extremely interested in trying this novel method of makeup application, though a lot of the hype about cushions has come down since I first heard about them. After some research, I decided on the IOPE Air Cushion to be my first cushion experience as it is extremely well reviewed.

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Haul – Fall 2016 Testing Block

The Haul

Here are the products I purchased to test from Sep 11-Dec 31, 2016. This was my first testing block underneath my purchase planning system, and I’m pretty happy with how it turned out. All of these products have been tested and incorporated into my routine now, and I’m hoping to get some reviews going. Most of these products were purchased from RoseRoseShop.

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