Friday, March 6, 2015

L'oreal Infallible Makeup Extender Setting Spray Review

L'oreal, primer, setting spray, makeup
Before I begin this review, I should let you know that this is my first experience with a setting spray.  I’ve always wanted to use one but I was always too wary of spraying liquid on my freshly made up face.  It just seems like it would end in mascara running down my face so I steered clear.  Recently I decided to get over my probably irrational fear and pick up a setting spray to try out.  So, this is not only a review but also a request for advice from a setting spray newbie.

Around the same time I bought the L’oreal Eyelid primer, I decided to pick up this setting spray.  The sleek black packaging drew me in and I was powerless to resist its promise of long lasting makeup.

The first time I used it, I was a little freaked out with the aftermath.  My face looked wet and my mascara smudged a little under my eyes.  This may have been a result of wincing my eyes shut during the spray process. By the end of my 8hr work day, my makeup looked ok and had worn down evenly.  However, I did notice a few small red bumps on my forehead.  It might have been a fluke because I haven’t seen any bumps after that first application.




Now that I’ve used it more, I can say that I like the product overall.  While the spray could be a finer mist, the product dries down in about a minute.  The mascara smudging has gotten better now that I have gotten used to the spray.  It really does help my makeup look better throughout the day.

Ok, now for the advice part of the post: 

Is it normal for setting sprays to feel so wet or do the higher end ones (Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray) leave a finer mist?   
What's your favorite setting spray?   
Lastly, do you have any general advice for a setting spray newbie?



6 comments:

  1. I am also a setting spray newbie! I guess it needs to be wet then when it dries it sets. I've use the travel UD ones which are pretty good! x

    Jasmin Charlotte | UK Lifestyle Blog

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    1. Yea, I think it's just something I have to get used to. Thanks for the recommendation Jasmin!

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  2. I've briefly tried the Skindinavia setting spray and the same thing happened to me with my mascara! haha I've just decided to put mascara on after I spray! ^_^

    Looking forward to a drugstore alternative to it!


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    Anjelique

    www.anjelique.com.au

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    1. Great tip Anjelique! I hope you get a drugstore alternative too! It's always nice to not have to pay big bucks for good makeup. :)

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  3. I have always been to scared to try one ! But seeing as you think it went ok I may have to invest in one, fingers crossed it will be alright

    Beccasbeautyandbits.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. I completely understand where you're coming from Rebecca! I steered clear of setting sprays for ages because I was scared to spray liquid on my freshly made up face. Fingers crossed it goes well for you!

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