Rimmel Lasting Finish 25-Hour Foundation

Rimmel Lasting Finish 25-Hour Foundation, R99.95

What they say: Face it, your day is stressful. Early mornings, late nights. You give more than 100% everyday. Shouldn’t your makeup? Introducing Lasting Finish 25 Hour Foundation

Rimmel’s first sweat, heat, humidity and transfer proof for up to 25 hours foundation is enriched with a revitalizing Mineral Complex and Moisturizing Aqua Primer. It will leave your skin feeling energized, hydrated and lightweight all day.

What we say: Firstly, I must tell you that it is available in a whopping 12 shades. There is one for every SA skin tone, I promise. I know this because my sister and I tested it. We applied the darkest shade, and it covered our pale skin, and didn’t go ashy AT ALL! It when then that we also discovered, that it would, in fact, last 25 hours, and took nearly that long to remove 🙂

The 12 incredible shades (on my skin)

The next day I put their ’25 hour’ claim to the test (this time with my own skin colour), and was pretty impressed with the results. I’ve never seen the point of 25 hours of wear – who on earth has their foundation on for a whole day?

Anyway, the foundation really did stay put for a full day: 08h00 – 16h00 in the office, through 2 meetings and a hour of schooling George (he’s my horse for those of you who don’t know). My skin started to look a little oily by the end of the day, but one the whole, I still looked fairly fresh.

This is by far the longest lasting foundation I have ever tried. The only thing I didn’t enjoy was removing it. It takes some elbow grease to get it off. If you are going to use this, I would suggest you get a bottle (or two) of Bioderma Sensibo.

ROUGE RATING: 4.5/5 (it’s only getting this because I don’t like removing it. As a long lasting foundation it gets a 6/5!).