CoverGirl's TruBlend Matte Foundation & Skim Primer

I love receiving beauty products that actually work for my skin so I can do a rave review after testing for a few weeks and then have the products to use until they run out and I repurchase.

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CoverGirl TruBlend Matte Made Foundation

Product Description
A matte liquid foundation which helps to minimize pores and control oil up to 12 hours, keeping your skin looking soft and fresh.

  • Concealing and color correction
  • Oil control and skin tone improvement
  • Flexible and comfortable to wear all-day long
  • Good for combination skin types

My Review
I was pleasantly surprised that the tone of the foundation (Natural Ivory) was almost spot on to my skin complexion (just a smidge lighter than my skin tone but nothing some bronzer can't fix). It will probably be the perfect tone when the colder months hit and I lose some of my Summer tan.

Anyways I only just realized a matte foundation formula, skin primer, or even face lotion is key in the heat of Summer.  which retails for $8.49 at Target, which I would say is an affordable price for the product quality.

I don't wear heavy makeup but some photos to show how the primer + foundation looked while I wore it during the past few weeks

I wore the makeup duo to work.

CoverGirl TruBlend Base Business Face Primer

This primer formula comes in 4 different options - I received the purple Pore Minimizing (10 FL oz tube) which also retails for $8.49 at Target.

Product Description
Long-lasting, weightless feel which smooths skin and blurs flaws helping to extend the wear of your makeup. The purple primer is best for medium tone skin color and all skin types including acne-prone skin.

  • Oil-free, suitable for all skin types
  • No fragrance added, paraben-free
  • Makeup setting, smoothing, skin tone improvement

My Review
I’ve tried several different skin primers and some with the pore minimizing effect, all mostly in the $20 plus price range, and I can say after trying this new pore minimizing primer, it does the job equally as good (for a portion of the price). The primer formula does it's job at keeping your foundation and makeup lasting longer throughout the day especially in the Florida heat.

I wore it at the pool in almost 100 degree weather.
    I wore the makeup duo throughout our trip to Austin over Labor Day weekend.

    Really glad I got to test this product out because I tend to stick with my old faithfuls.

    I received this CoverGirl TruBlend makeup set complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes but all opinions stated above are my own and true to my experience with these two products.


    1. I have lots of Cover Girl, they have always produced the best products! You look gorgeous no matter the make-Up....a TRUE BEAUTY!

    2. oh I love when I find good products for a fraction of the price of other stuff. I should try that primer!

      xoxo cheshire kat

    3. Look at you at work - gorgeous as always! I'm all about finding products that are affordable and work well, take that Florida heat and humidity <3
      Green Fashionista

    4. You look fabulous in all those pictures! I love when I can find a new favorite that doesn't break the bank!

    5. Primer changes everything in the summer! Sometimes I think it's worth it to have a really good primer and then whatever you put over it doesn't really matter. It's good to know about this one since it isn't too expensive!

      Amanda @ Cupcake N Dreams

    6. I dont wear heavy makeup daily either so I'd love this. Ill look to see if they have my shade and give it a try!

    7. Never thought of covergirl! That primer sounds great!

    8. Awesome review! Thanks for sharing!

      Lauren Elizabeth
      Petite in Pearls

    9. you look pretty radiant, girlie!! I like that the color seems to match perfectly - I can't even tell that you're wearing foundation, truthfully!