Estee Lauder’s Double Wear foundation has been well loved by generations of women before us, and it often gives me a thrill to know that girls are sharing a secret makeup weapon with their moms. If ever you needed a full coverage foundation that can be relied upon to stay on all day, you would probably have reached for Estee Lauder Double Wear. The line has seen several extensions over the past few years, and today we are celebrating a completely fresh take on the famed Double Wear… Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Water Fresh Makeup!
The new Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Makeup offers light to medium coverage that helps even out skin tone whilst allowing the natural skin to show through. The pigments are wrapped in a flexible polymer that adheres to the curvature of the face, for a comfortable and imperceptible look. The oil-free formula is non-comedogenic, whilst hyaluronic acid ensures skin is kept hydrated sufficiently so makeup stays fresh all day. SPF30/PA++ sun protection is also very much welcome.
The bottle design is very similar to the original Double Wear, and I wish Estee Lauder had put in a pump dispenser for convenience and hygiene. As the foundation is rather runny, the best way to get it out of the bottle is to cover the opening with your fingers, and then quickly tip the bottle over and back upright. Remember to give it a good shake before using. This should be sufficient to cover the entire face, and you can layer more as needed.
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Wearing Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Water Fresh Makeup is like going bare-faced on a good skin day! It eliminates redness and dark pigmentation with ease, and leaves behind a lovely luminosity that looks fresh. I am using the shade 2W0 in the comparison photo above, which is a perfect match for me!
On my light makeup days (I’m almost never completely without because….*makeupjunkie*), I sometimes like to switch gears and play with mascaras instead of full-on eye makeup. And Estee Lauder just released a whole family of Pure Color Envy Lash Multi Effects Mascara! These come with an interesting hybrid brush that features longer moulded brush on 1 side and a shorter bristle brush on the other. One allows for length + separation whilst the latter creates volume + lift. Apply them all over your lashes, 1 way or both; or just on the tips for a hint of color!
There are 3 limited edition colors to play with – blue, purple and green. Of course, there is a jet black which is permanent, and available in both waterproof and non-waterproof versions. And since it is holiday season, there is a fun Crystal Lash Top Coat which features multicoloured glitter suspended in a transparent base. This can be applied over any mascara, on your lashes or even brows, to add sparkle to your eyes!
Have you tried the new Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Water Fresh Makeup yet?
This post featured products that were generously provided for my consideration. Regardless, all opinions expressed here are my own honest, unbiased views.
I never tried EL until I found out they were the mother company of Tom Ford and I figured they had to be just as good, right? I remember my gramma wearing a pink EL lipstick, I’ve tried to find the colour she wore actually just for fun and memories. Those mascaras look so pretty, I’m leaning towards the purple 🙂
I’ve been curious about this! I tried their 2W0 before, but it’s too pink on me. After about an hour of application, it turns dull. Why don’t companies put a pump in the foundation though? Little things like this do make a difference.
I know right…. the pump is just….. a basic necessity these days i think. I know you struggle with EL foundation shades, which is a real pity. But you know what? Their cushion is just slightly different, so maybe try that!