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SMACKDOWN: DiorSkin vs. Sephora Spray Foundation

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Hi Makeup Geeks!

It’s been a little bit since I did a product smackdown (yes, I’ve been slacking this summer ūüėČ ) ¬†If you’re new and¬†haven’t seen any of my previous product smackdowns before, it’s where I do a comparison of two exact same products: one high end and one cheaper version. I compare all the qualities both good and bad, and pick a winner. ¬† This way you can save some money if the cheaper version is better! ¬†(more money to buy some more shoes- oh yeah!)

DiorSkin Spray Foundation

 DiorSkin Airflash Foundation

I have been using this aerosol foundation for over a year now and absolutely love it! ¬†What I don’t love is the price. ¬†At over $60 a pop, I could be getting a mani/pedi or a pair of cute shoes or something. ¬†BUT, I won’t be mad at Dior for this high price as it still is a wonderful product.

I don’t use it but a few times a month- usually when I’m in a hurry as it’s very quick to get that flawless finish. ¬†Just spray and go! ¬†If you’d like to

Advantages:

  • Quick and easy to use
  • Great coverage- is buildable. ¬†The more you spray on, the more coverage you get
  • Finish is flawless. ¬†It doesn’t look cakey or heavy and it has an almost airbrushed look
  • Comes in 10 colors

Disadvantages:

  • Too expensive
Price:  $62
Where to Buy:    Sephora .  Amazon

Sephora Spray Foundation

Sephora Perfection Mist Airbrush Foundation

Awhile back, Sephora had another aerosol foundation that sucked. ¬†Yep, it sucked REALLY bad. ¬†Came out in a messy blob, smelled funny, didn’t cover your skin at all. ¬†Was horrible! ¬† So I wasn’t so excited to try this one out, but decided to give it another shot anyways. ¬†I have to say that this isn’t like the old one at all- I’m really impressed! ¬†Nice save Sephora ūüėČ

This newest air foundation works just like the DiorSkin one. ¬†It’s fairly pigmented, covers well, and doesn’t blob all over the place. You can’t beat the price difference between this and the Dior either. The Sephora one is $26 vs the $62 (ouch!) for the Dior. ¬†The only disadvantage is the small range of colors- just 5.

I’ve used this 4 times now and it’s never not sprayed correctly, and it dries to a nice satin finish. ¬†If you want fuller coverage, just spray another coat.

SO… the winner for this smackdown goes to….. SEPHORA!!!

Advantages:

  • Much cheaper than Dior
  • Gives an airbrush finish to the skin
  • Covers well and leaves a satin finish to the skin
  • Quick and easy to use- perfect for on the go!

Disadvantages:

  • Not enough colors
  • Smells a little
Price:  $26
Where to Buy:    Sephora 

Regards – BloCosmetics.com

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