Covergirl Ready Set Gorgeous Foundation Review

After my slight disappointment with the foundation in my last review, I went back to the drugstore to see if I could find something that suits my skin better. I decided to try the Covergirl Ready Set Gorgeous Fresh Complexion Oil Free Foundation. I have the shade 315 Tawny, and I purchased it for about $7 at Walmart.

Covergirl Ready Set Gorgeous Foundation

I'm so happy that this foundation comes in a squeeze-tube package! It's so much easier to use than the glass bottles (without a pump) that most drugstore brands come out with.

This foundation comes in 12 different shades, but I feel like the range could use a couple more light shades and a couple more dark shades. The shade I have is the second-to-darkest shade, so if you're darker than me there's still hope! I also found the shade to be pretty neutral (not too cool, not to warm), which I really like.

Covergirl Ready Set Gorgeous Foundation Front

Covergirl Ready Set Gorgeous Foundation Back

After applying this on my skin, the finish is very natural. It isn't a really matte foundation like the new Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation. I think the finish of this foundation makes it perfect for everyday, and it doesn't look like I'm wearing lots of makeup when I wear it.

The Ready Set Gorgeous Foundation claims to be a medium coverage foundation, and I completely agree. I find that it covers most of my problem areas upon applying one layer, but I can build it up in spots where I need a little more coverage without getting a cakey look.

Now on to the most important part: lasting power! This foundation claims to "last all day" and though I can't 100% agree with this statement, I can say it comes close to lasting all day on my oily skin, which I'm impressed with. Normally, I consider a foundation that lasts 4-5 hours on my skin with primer and powder "decent," and this one stayed on for 7+ hours before I started looking like an oil slick!!!! I was shocked! I imagine this would last even longer if you have more normal to combination skin.

So overall, I enjoy this foundation, and I think I'll repurchase it when I run out. It performs a lot better than other drugstore foundations I've tried. The price is fair, the packaging is nice, and the lasting power finish are both so nice! The only think I can really find wrong with this foundation is the shade range, but I feel like I say that about every drugstore foundation. If you have oily skin and are looking for a drugstore foundation for daily wear, this one might be worth a try! I plan on trying the Covergirl 3 in 1 Foundation next, so stay tuned for that review soon!


  1. Thats so good that it lasted longer than the Maybelline poreless matte foundation! I actually might try this one for my oily skin!

  2. I have been thinking to try this and now I will after reading the natural finish and medium coverage. I hate anything that is full coverage, much prefer sheer to medium so this is right up my alley.

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

  3. I've been hearing such great things about this foundation, but I have a hard time finding a cover match with covergirl foundations due to my pinky undertones.

  4. cool post ! I love it

    Visit my pages if you like and maybe you would like to follow each other? let me know and leave me your links

  5. This foundation looks so lovely on you :)


Post a Comment

Popular Posts