CoverGirl NatureLuxe Liquid Silk Foundation Review and Swatches

With a blend of cucumber water, natural jojoba and rosehips extract, CoverGirl NatureLuxe Silk Foundation promises to deliver a polished look for all skin types.

CoverGirl NatureLuxe Liquid Silk Foundation
CoverGirl NatureLuxe Liquid Silk Foundation

The foundation comes with a very nice fresh scent, just like cucumbers. There are 14 light-to-dark shades available, most of which are on the pinkish/neutral side. I have the lightest shade, 305 Alabaster, which is very similar to MAC NW15/NW20.


CoverGirl NatureLuxe Liquid Silk Foundation in 305 Alabaster


Unlike your regular foundation, the NatureLuxe resembles more of a tinted moisturizer. It feels very hydrating and has a creamier texture like my favorite Skin Food BB Creams. It also goes on very lightweight and applies smoothly on my combination skin without highlighting flakes or creating shine.

Although the color I got is at least a shade or two lighter than my skin tone, the foundation blends in surprisingly well without making me look like a ghost. It also does a good job evening out my skin but on certain areas that require extra coverage (like under the eyes), I will still need a concealer on top.

As for the finish, it is indeed very silky. I also love that it is neither dewy nor matte and looks really natural, like I am not wearing anything at all.

Below are pictures of the NatureLuxe Silk Foundation in action at the Stella McCartney Spring 2011 show:



Overall, the NatureLuxe Silk Foundation is a good product for everyday use, especially if you are looking for a natural look. Would definitely love to see more shades for yellow and olive skin tones.

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The CoverGirl NatureLuxe Silk Foundation is now available at drugstore.com and mass-market retail outlets nationwide beginning in January 2011 for $11.99.

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Phyllis Li is the Founder and Editor-in-chief of Makeup For Life, one of the top 50 beauty blogs that focuses on celebrity makeup breakdowns, product reviews, makeup tutorials and all things beauty. Having lived and traveled in North America, Europe and Asia, she was exposed to different techniques and products at an early age and hopes to put a global perspective towards beauty. Phyllis won the Best Content Award by Total Beauty in 2008 and has been featured in various publications and websites including ELLE, Glamour.com, Yahoo Shine!, AOL Stylelist, Nylon Korea, VOGUE China, Ming Pao Daily (Canada) and Shanghai Weekly. In 2010, she was appointed one of the nine Real Women Ambassadors in the United States to take part in the Latisse® Wishes Challenge, working with Hollywood celebrity Kathy Ireland and raised over $400,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation to grant wishes for approximately 54 children. In 2012, she teamed up with luxury skincare brand TATCHA and released a limited-edition 3-Piece Set of her favorite beauty products. Phyllis currently lives in Chicago, US. She is a regular contributor to Shanghai Daily's StyleHai Magazine and a member of the Glam Beauty Network.

9 COMMENTS

  1. yess NW15 is my shade, so this sounds like it would be a good match. Thanks for the review :) I’ve been wondering about this ever since I saw the promo pics w/ Taylor Swift.

    • It doesn’t say non-comedogenic on the tube but I personally don’t have a problem with it clogging my pores.

    • Yes but I wouldn’t recommend it since the foundation is already on the sheer side and using a sponge/puff will only soak up the product even more.

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