All hail the SECRET INGREDIENT of Dewy Glowy 100 watt skin! CLAZONA Beauty oil free Base makeup – Review & Swatches
*WARNING : THIS IS GOING TO BE A LONG LONG POST. *
|CLAZONA Beauty Oil Free Makeup|
|CLAZONA Beauty Oil Free Makeup- Ingredients|
I came across Clazona beauty oil free makeup around 4 years back and didn’t buy it because I didn’t know what to do with it (and i still kick myself about it). Now after an year and half of blogging I finally decided to go after this again and found it as usual in a local cosmetics shop,though there are Clazona counters being set in some stores as well.
It comes in a small squeezable clear plastic tube with 4 color varients Gold, Dull gold, Pink & silver. It isnt written on the bottle or anywhere else its just what I found in the shop, there might be more who knows!! 30 gm of product in just Pkr 350-400 (depending upon the seller).
My Experience :
Recently there has been a great hype about the famous MUA’s 100 watt glow and all dewy makeup. That being under discussion on many forums, many people agreed on the point that MAC’s Strobe Cream is one of the key ingredient. Now being a fan of that glow yet tight on pocket, I had to find something else for myself just to experiment. I remembered seeing this by Clazona beauty few years back when the shop keeper showed me this as a highlighter. I searched for reviews and swatches of mac strobe cream online (since I don’t have it). Then I looked for this highlighter by Clazona but found it in a shop selling it as a MAKEUP BASE. I got the silver variant because it looked more close to Mac’s strobe cream.
This is a thick cream that is highly packed with fine shimmer that feels a bit watery when applied and then dries to set in a place. After drying there is no budging at all the. It is mentioned on the tube that it is OIL FREE MAKEUP,what sort of makeup, that is for you to find! There is smell that I found identical to the famous Tibet snow that is a household name in Pakistan ! But the good part is that smell is not strong at all rather only felt when you actually smell the product, once on face its no where then! It doesn’t accentuate the pores rather kind of gives a blurring effect which is a good news for all those people who avoid highlighters because they highlight their open pores. Staying power is simply amazing,on me it stayed on till i took off the makeup myself with a remover (mixed in base + applied over the base on high points only) that was around 7-8 hours
How to use it :
I have tried using it in various ways and i’ll let you know all of them
1. On high points only :
I used it as highlighter over the cheek bones and my brow bone over the ponds bb cream. The result was amaizng, I got that glow over my high points only that totally accentuated the cheeks bones.
2.Beneath my base :
This experiment didn’t go well in so many ways. First applying it all over you face and neck takes quite alot of quantity and quick spreading as it dries up pretty fast. Other thing is it tends to loose its shine as I built up the foundation over it with my Bourjious 123 perfect. And it also gives a plasticty feel to the skin too as it dries.So this was a total failure and I suggest you don’t do it too.
3. Mixing it with Base :
I mixed half a pea size amount with my ponds bb cream and bourjious 123 perfect and it was magic!! I swear I couldn’t believe what I was missing out all this time. Just a swirl of brush and VOILA! 100 watt glow was there, no kidding. It gave me a nice dewy finish all over and didn’t make me look like a grease ball.
|CLAZONA Beauty Oil Free Makeup|
|CLAZONA Beauty Oil Free Makeup-Swatch|
|CLAZONA Beauty Oil Free Makeup-Swatch ( Blended)|
Looks featuring Clazona beauty Oil free Makeup:
Thumbs up for :
- Easily & locally available
- Little amount goes a long way
- A possible dupe for MAC Strobe cream
- Doesn’t accentuate pores
- Gives a subtle glow
- Comes in 4 color variants
- Sets in place and doesn’t smudge
- Long wear time
Thumbs down for:
- Wierd smell
- No description on the bottle as how to use it
- No proper mention as to what exactly is this OIL FREE MAKEUP.
Price & Availability :
I got this for pkr 400 (price varies according to seller). It Can be found on all local cosmetics shop nation wide. There are small counters being set at various big cosmetics shops.