Just As Promised
May 23, 2019
I've been in the look for cushion foundations for a while now, a couple of months, and Moonshot was highlighted by many people because it was affordable and good. The Moonshot Micro Setting Fit cushion has a semi matte (velvety) finished formula that sets onto your skin as you apply with no need to set with powder. It has minimal creasing, and it does not transfer.
I've only used it twice. The first time I used it was in the morning. I did my skin care routine, and proceeded to do my make-up as the usual. I had it for a couple of hours (around 5.5 hrs), but started to notice it had faded off a bit, but stayed put. I have to point out that where I live has a very hot weather; I live in the Caribbean with a tropical humid weather. I did errands the whole morning, took a final test, and walked home from college.
Although the product is marketed to be a summer type formula (hence the matte finish), I figure that if you do not prime your face properly, it will fade in some areas of your face like the chin, and nose.
I'm currently wearing it a second time with no concealer, powder or blush, but this time I did prime my face with the Etude House 'Face Blur'. I did not set my eyelids like I usually do this time, so you can see where it creases.
So far, so good. The finish is beautiful, and just right. It's a smooth, medium-buildable coverage, and does a decent job at covering dark circles, pigmentation and expression lines.
The shade range is a little problematic. It's a bit different from their other products as it runs lighter, and more warm toned than the rest. I had trouble selecting my shade since I'm a cool to neutral tone. My skin does tan, but my veins run to be blue, teal, and green colored, and my skin undertone is pink. My shades tend to be N2, 21, Cool Beige, Ivory, and Light. I selected the shade 101. It's a full on pink undertone, light shade. It's a great match, not the best, but it works for me.
I definitely recommend it for those who are active and/or like a matte finish but don't want to stress with a full face make up. It does what it promises to do, and looks beautiful. Great deal for an excellent product.