MUFE Face & Body Liquid Make Up Foundation Review

Posted by Lipglossiping On September - 14 - 2010

Going back through some of my old photo folders I was surprised to notice that I hadn’t blogged about one of my favourite foundations ever!

I love light foundations that feel comfortable on the skin and MUFE’s Face & Body Liquid Make Up fits that criteria beautifully.  Yes, it’s sheer and will not cover blemishes – but it evens out my skintone nicely and lasts all day.  Being waterproof, it’s pretty fabulous for warm climates too.

In my humble and completely non-expert opinion, the key to falling in love with this foundation is in the way you apply it.

I layer it.

It takes a little longer, but I adore the finish that I can achieve if I take some time and care with my application.

Starting with a thin layer all over, I give the jelly-like water-based formula a couple of minues to dry.  Once set, I apply another layer… this time focusing on the centre of my face.  This is the layer that evens out the redness in my skin… not completely, but enough to keep my tone looking more uniform yet still natural.

If I have blemishes, then before applying anything… I’ll conceal them.

The formula takes a little getting used to… it’s very wet and jelly like.  Before dispensing, you need to give the bottle a thorough shake to mix the formula and when tipping beware that you can dislodge a big jellified blob onto the back of your hand if you’re not cautious!

Make Up For Ever’s Face & Body Liquid Make Up isn’t an inexpensive choice, but it’s certainly cheaper (especially for the quantity in the bottle) than most high end alternatives.

Available in the UK from Guru Makeup Emporium and PAM Makeup, 50ml will set you back around £25-£27.

As an aside, Shade #36 is the MOST perfect match for my skintone (especially in winter).  Though, ironically… it wouldn’t matter if it were a shade or two off because it’s such a forgiving sheer formula.  Why can’t I find this shade in other foundations huh?

Have you tried MUFE’s Face & Body Liquid Make Up?  What are your favourite MUFE products?  I wish we had greater availability in the UK… I can’t understand why a national chain haven’t picked the brand up already *sigh*.


25 Responses to “MUFE Face & Body Liquid Make Up Foundation Review”

  1. This and MAC face & body are on my list of foundations to try! And now I know which shade to choose. =)

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  2. baby in a corner says:

    I love this foundation but i mistakenly bought no 2! I’ve been using it on my legs though over the summer and it does look lovely! I’m so mad with myself though for buying the wrong shade.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  3. baby in a corner says:

    OOhh and rowena of cosmetic candy said she was going to do a comparison between this and MAC face and body soon!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  4. Rhamnousia says:

    Boo! What happened to the expert illustrations from yesterday?

    I’m still with my YSL Teint Parfait, it’s taking it’s sweet old time to finish.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  5. Gyudy says:

    I really love this foundation! It’s really sheer but so comfortable on the skin…

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  6. Amna says:

    Hello,

    Have you tried MUFE HD foundation at all?

    x

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  7. liz says:

    I got this last week( in Milan of all places.) I was so impressed with the colour match that I bought it on the spot(not caring about the euro cost!) It is a delight to use, I’ve applied using fingers and a synthetic foundation brush and get a fantastic finish with both. It lasts better on my oily skin than Mac F+B which I’ve been using in C1(far too yellow) and I will def repurchase. It is a sorry shame that those of us who don’t live near London will struggle to colour match accurately due to limited stockists

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  8. Shifa says:

    This seems gorgeous!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  9. Jan says:

    My problem with MUFE full stop is that the shade numbers bear no resemblance to what one would think, and there is nowhere near me that stocks for me to go and try and even though I am a frequent London visitor I would no more walk into a specialist makeup shop than I would fly to the moon. The reviews for this product are legend and like you I cannot believe that this brand is not more widely available. Thanks for the post and pics Jan x

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

    • Oh they’re so confusing aren’t they?

      Next time I’m in London, I’m planning to head to GuruMakeupEmporium again.. I’ve been there once and it’s flippin’ great. And they’re really helpful in there too. I want some of the MUFE magnetic palettes.

      If we’re ever in London at the same time, you’re coming with me!

      Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  10. nicoletta says:

    this sounds good, would you say it is similar to mac face & body?

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  11. Julia says:

    Have you ever thought of reviewing MUFE’s HD foundation? I’m really curious about that and I’m curious about their lift concealer…

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  12. Julia says:

    Ooh ooh, and I’m also curious about NARS sheer glow…my shade would probably be in Gobi (they note it to be fair with a yellow undertone and they mention “for Asian skin”)…hope you have a chance to review that somehow :) No better place to read about it than here!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  13. Lena says:

    That sounds fabulous… I love light, sheer foundations but you don’t seem to find that too much in drugstores (which is where I spend the bulk of my money, when you don’t count e-tailers). I might have to find a coupon and give it a go! I need something a little more moisturizing for the upcoming winter than my regular mineral foundation.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Guest Reviewer for Clean Start by Dermalogica Please!

I’m looking for a guest reviewer please between the ages of 16 – 22 to trial and review a new range of skincare products for …

A DIY Graze Box for less than half the cost!

I’m a massive Graze Box fan.  Like a child on Christmas morning, I skip toward the front door when I hear the postman coming every …

New Brand Alert: Carolyn K London Nail Paint exclusively at Powder Rooms!

I’m feeling a bit Autumnal today thanks to these pretties from new nail polish brand on the block, Carolyn K.  Borne from the creative mind …

BIBA and Beyond Exhibition at the Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

Whilst in Brighton on Tuesday, I went along to check out the BIBA and Beyond exhibition at the wonderfully-quirky Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, situated …

Look Good...Feel Better Beauty Editors Day at Selfridges

Look Good…Feel Better is a charity set up to provide free support and workshops for female cancer patients who want to look and feel more …

Olay Big British Beauty Poll - The Results Are In!

Back in October, I posted about the return of the Olay Big British Beauty Poll which sampled an impressive 4,400 women via the brand’s facebook …

Sunday Summary and a mascara question...

There’s a few things I want to fit into today’s Sunday Summary… so I better get straight to the point… 1.  Can someone please come …

Some new beauty books!

Like every other woman on the planet, I spent at least some of Christmas Day on the internet.  Before the Queen’s speech had even begun …

Inexpensive Beauty Find: Imperial Leather Limited Editions!

Twice a week, I’m instructed to make bubble monsters of varying shapes and sizes.  Some are scary, some are friendly… some exist for mere seconds …

The Lipstick League - Week of 26.11.12

Question of the Week – What holiday collection is on your must-have list this year? Answer – Do you know… considering this is my favourite …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads