Revlon Photo Ready Foundation, Concealer and Powder Review

Alright, Alright Alright, Today I have a review and demo of the Revlon Photo Ready Concealer, Revlon Photo Ready Airbrush Effect Foundation, and The Revlon Photo Ready Finishing Powder.

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Revlon PhotoReady Concealer, Revlon PhotoReady Finishing Powder, and Revlon PhotoReady Airbrush Effect Foundation.

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I’m going to start my showing  my actual bare skin. You see I have freckles, large pores, some texture, and rosacea.  I also have a bit of blue under my eyes but it’s not bad. My main issues are covering redness, hiding pores and my makeup not settling into my smile lines around my mouth. My skin is also combination oily and dry. It decides on a daily basis how it wants to be.

For demonstration’s sake, I did two demos on separate occasions.

The Concealer

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Demo 1
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Demo 2

Let’s begin with The Revlon Photo Ready Concealer. This product comes in stick form. It’s quite thick and heavy duty. I found it works great for spot concealing  blemishes, but it’s not my favorite for under eye, but I think that’s just personal preference. I like creamy concealers that offer a highlighting effect for that. That being said, it does a nice job at hiding under eye discoloration and blends best with fingertips.  It gives a very natural finish.

“Be your picture-perfect best with our PhotoReady concealer. Camouflage dark under-eye circles. Erase imperfections anywhere they appear. Get ready for your close-up.”- Revlon Official Site

Full yet undetectable coverage
• Photochromatic pigments bend, reflect, and diffuse light
• Blend using fingertips in gentle, patting motion

  • Available in 6 shades
  • Retails for $10.99 at Ulta

Next up is The Revlon PhotoReady Airbrush Effect Foundation.

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Demo 1


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Demo 2

I’m going to start by saying, I love this foundation. I think it does everything it claims to do.

The product itself is a thicker formula, with an oddly pleasant smell. I cannot for the life of me pinpoint the scent. it’s not a typical foundation smell. It’s a warm almost perfume smell. It makes me think of vanilla and cinnamon. I don’t know, but I like it. Also, the bottle has a pump. YASS!

The product also has micro shimmer in it, almost glitter which sounds insane but those little guys work some magic. I don’t find them to be too much or obvious at all. Unless you are looking with a magnified mirror. I think it gives a healthy luminosity to the skin without looking oily and doesn’t make your pores stand out.

I’m in the lightest shade, ivory. My instinct at first was, “Oh no, this is too dark and yellow for me” But, once blended out it matched great and toned down my redness  amazingly. I think my picture says it all as far as it’s ability to correct redness.

The coverage is build-able as well. I like that my freckles still show through but don’t have an ashy appearance. I feel like it still looks like skin,  just perfected and healthy.

For application, I’ve used a beauty blender in the demos but I found it applies just as well with a brush.

“Revolutionary formula with Light-Filtering Technology delivers a poreless, airbrushed look. Soft-focus pigments create a luminous finish. your skin has never looked so flawless.” – Revlon Official Site

• High Resolution Shades
• SPF 20
• Medium to Full Coverage

  • 12 shades
  • Retails for $13.99(1.0 Fl. oz.)


Finally, The Finishing Powder.

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Demo 1
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Demo 2

I love this powder too. It has a beautiful light finish, finely milled and has light reflecting pigments. It sets the foundation perfectly without getting cakey and preserves the luminosity of the foundation so it still looks skin-like.

As seen above in Demo 1 I used it as a regular setting powder, dusting it on with a large kabuki brush.

In Demo 2 I used the baking technique and applied it first with a beauty blender, let it sit them dusted it away with a kabuki.

Revlon PhotoReady™ Translucent Finisher is a sheer, translucent shade that eliminates shine and sets makeup. Photochromatic pigments bend, reflect, and diffuse light to help erase flaws and give your skin a soft, luminous finish.- Revlon Official site

• Micro-refined, ultra-lightweight texture that’s virtually undetectable
• Eliminates shine and sets makeup
• Soft, luminous finish

Retails for $13.99

Final thought:

These products are probably not going to to be everyone’s cup of tea but they suit me great. You’re not going to get an ultra-matte finish with these but a healthy glow, but not oily. That being said if you are super oily I would avoid this one. I’d recommend these to anyone with dry to combination skin and it would be lovely on  mature skin.


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22 thoughts on “Revlon Photo Ready Foundation, Concealer and Powder Review

      1. Yes 😦 my concealers don’t seem to help at ALL! If anything my foundations do a better job at concealing than my concealers but I only have powder concealers and they can only do so much for me. I haven’t been able to find the NYX under eye concealer in store :/

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      2. Sorry I meant I only have powder foundations not concealers. Lol. I have seen different colors on concealers but I have NO idea how they work and/or if they can be mixed. I don’t know anyone who can show me lol

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      3. I looked at your blog to see your complexion, I’d say use a salmon just on the areas you want cover, like the dark circles then go over it with your powder foundation. Bye bye under eye by it cosmetics is a good one. A little goes along way. It’s basically just color theory like you learn in art class. Green cancels red, salmon cancels blue, lavender cancels yellow. You can also do a concealer to brighten over top of the salmon shade. Like the Maybelline Fit Me concealer.


  1. I feel like we have similar taste in makeup! I love Revlon Photoready too, their primer is one of my favourites and this wasn’t cakey at all. I never used the concealer, might have to give it a try when my MAC one runs out as I like a full coverage.


    1. I really want to try the primer! Might pick it up today while I’m out. I’m always looking for one that helps with texture and pore.

      You using the MAC pro long wear concealer? I haven’t tried it but I hear it’s great.

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      1. You should give it a try, it’s lovely and creamy. I use the MAC Studio Finish one. I’ve had it for about 2 years now and am only just running out! I would recommend it to anyone that likes a full coverage – covers blemishes like a dream and is blendable enough for undereye too.

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    1. I did! I personally like it. they do become more visible at the end of the day as the foundation wears down but you got to be really looking to see them or look in a magnified mirror. I think a lot of people heard about that and didn’t give it a try. Somehow, that sold me even more on it…

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