L’Oréal Infallible Longwear Shaping Sticks

Hello beauties, I was recently in my local boots store, if you don’t live in the UK then boots is a health, beauty and make up store that sells drugstore products. I had watched a lot of positive YouTube videos on the LOreal Infallible Longwear Shaping Sticks. I have always got on well with foundation in stick form so really wanted to try these out! I picked up a foundation and a highlighter but they also sell concealer, blush and contour shades too!.

Introducing New Infallible Shaping Stick Foundation for a longwear, customisable base that lasts up to 24 hours. Our 1st base shaping stick has an ultra-creamy, no compromise formula which seamlessly melts into skin for buildable coverage, without the mask effect. The round-shaped bullet makeup applicator allows for precise, even coverage while the matte formula creates a flawless, shine-free base. Create infinite looks with the ultra-versatile shaping stick: use as a foundation, a concealer or to highlight and contour.

Packaging

Both products come in a a thick twist up bullet tube (just like a lipstick). I love the simple yet sleek design and I’m a huge fan of a see through lid, I like to see the product and how much I have left.

There are twelve shades to choose from ranging from pale, tan and dark. I definitely think they could do with having more darker shades as it does seem to cater more for the paler skinned customer. I chose shade ‘Ivory’ and shade ‘Oh my jewels’ which is a peachy pink highlight.

L’Oréal Infallible Shaping Stick Strobing Highlight

I normally opt for a powder highlight as to me they are easier to apply then a cream, but I do like to have some in my collection for days I want a super dewy look. I also love using them underneath a powder highlight as it acts like a primer and makes my less pigmented highlighters pop.

They’re four highlighters in this range, the one I chose is called ‘oh my jewels’ and is a beautiful pink shade. They have a golden shade, a frosted white colour and a light pink shade.I plan on picking the golden shade up next as recently I’ve been loving golden highlighters on my skin.

This has a gorgeous creamy consistency and is extremely easy to apply after you have put on your foundation, I like to use my fingers to apply cream products as i find it much easier to get the product where you need it. Apply to areas such as cheek and brow bone and Cupid’s bow. It blends into the skin so beautifully and as you will see below,gives the most gorgeous glow when it hits the light. I can’t wait to try some strobing with this to give the skin a healthy looking glow.

L’Oréal Infallible Shaping Stick Foundation

This foundation comes in Pan Stick form and has 12 shades to choose from, I picked up the lightest shade ‘Ivory’ and this was a perfect match for my winter skin. If you’re any paler then me however there is not a lighter shade so you will struggle.

I first tried this using the Laura Mercier hyrdrating primer as this foundation has a matte formula and I have dry skin. This is great for applying directly onto the skin as it has a domed shape to it.

It has a creamy texture and looks shiny on first application but does dry down matte.

I tried blending with a Real Techniques beauty sponge and found that it was quite hard to spread out, so opted for a Real Techniques expert face buffing brush. This worked much better, improved the coverage and made the foundation look less patchy on the skin. As for the coverage I would say this is a medium, it can however be built up to a full, just be cautious that is doesn’t start to look cakey as it is matte.

Once I had successfully found a way to apply this foundation I really liked the finish, it covered my acne scarring and didn’t make my skin look flat, I did noticed it emphasised my pores on my nose and chin a little though. Unfortunately throughout the day this started breaking up on my forehead and nostril area and didn’t look great. Perhaps this was because I used a hydrating primer rather then a mattifying one. I will continue to use this on days where I’m just popping out and don’t need to wear makeup for long just so I can simply use it up but unfortunately I won’t be purchasing again just because I have foundations that give a much better result. It’s such a shame as I read and watched loads of reviews on this where people loved it so it might of just been my skin or the primer I used!.

Price

Both sticks cost £8.99 for 9g of product, if you live in the UK then boots and Superdrug often do 3 for 2 on their makeup so then is the best time to grab it so you can get a freebie!.

Have you tried his foundation? Let me know how it worked for you in the comments below.

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Thanks for reading

Rebecca

xox

37 Comments Add yours

  1. Sarah says:

    The highlighter looks beautiful 😍

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    1. Thank you lovely, it’s super pigmented for the price ❤️ x

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  2. These look gorgeous on you x

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    1. Thank you beauty ❤️

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  3. Joy says:

    Great review love xx, too bad the foundation didn’t work out, I am actually looking for a good stick foundation cause I never tried foundations in a stick form before and I am so curious to know how it will look on me. Do you recommend any good stick foundations? [preferably cruelty-free]

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    1. Thank you lovely, my favourite has to be the Maxfactor Pan Stick, that gives a gorgeous look to the skin when applied with a brush and has great staying power. Unfortunately it’s not cruelty free though as they still sell to China 👎🏻 I haven’t tried a cruelty free pan stick foundation as of yet. ❤️

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      1. Joy says:

        Aah I see, well I can still try it, I really wanted to get the hourglass stick foundation but it is damn expensive :p Thanks a lot though xx

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      2. Ah I haven’t tried that one I’ll have to look it up thanks sweet ❤️ x

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  4. I love the look of the pink toned highlighter on your pale skin! I too am pale, and I wear the same shade of this foundation as you, but I’ve always been worried that gold or pink tined highlighters wouldn’t suit me so I usually stick to white flecked one

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    1. Thank you lovely! I had the same worries when it came to pink and gold shade highlighters but once I tried a light gold and a peachy pink and saw how much healthier it made my skin look I haven’t used a white toned one since! Give it a go, you might find you like them! I recommend the Makeup Revolution Soph highlighting palette as it has a gorgeous pink shade as well as a light gold one and it’s so pigmented! It’s also cheap ❤️

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      1. Oh I was actually going to pick that up as it would allow me to try out some different shades and if I didn’t like it then it wasn’t the end of the world. Thank you!!

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      2. Let me know what you think if you do like it! The light gold shade in that was the one that started me off with golden highlighters! x

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  5. Dessy G. says:

    WOW gorgeous highlighter xo

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    1. It’s super pigmented! x

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  6. Gorgeous! / Anna x (one half of the Cinnamonbuns and Roses blog)

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  7. that highlight looks absolutely stunning! shame that the foundation broke up throughout the day. great review girl!

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    1. I was so shocked at how pigmented it was, gives some serious glow! Thanks for reading sweet ❤️ x

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  8. mufavorites says:

    Too bad the foundation didn’t work out that great. Always so disappointing when they look great upon application, which it looks like by your photos, and fades ugly through the day.

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    1. I agree, it looked so promising at first. I’m not even sure why it broke up in those areas because I wasn’t even oily in them! Thanks for reading sweet x

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  9. I love that highlighter!

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    1. It’s super pigmented! Thanks for reading sweet x

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  10. The highlighter looks great on you 😊 great review xx

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    1. Thank you lovely! I love a intense highlighter and this definitely delivers ❤️

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      1. It’s okay and ahh good to know 😊 xx

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  11. Mimi says:

    That highlight though! Sooooo pretty, too bad that the foundation didn’t work but you did an amazing rewiew! xx

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    1. It’s amazing isn’t it ❤️ thanks for reading beauty! Hopefully it works for others! x

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  12. Makeup by Erin says:

    You look stunning in this picture! The foundation makes your skin look flawless, I don’t know if I would use a stick foundation because I have oily skin, but it looks amazing on you. However, I might have to get that highlighter it’s soooooo pretty. 😍😍😍

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    1. Thank you beauty! This was very matte even with a hydrating primer so it might work well for your oily skin! Thanks for reading sweet ❤️

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      1. Makeup by Erin says:

        Ooooh, that’s good news! I might have to go pick it up then! xx

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  13. azzurra nox says:

    The highlighter looks really good!

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    1. Thank you beauty, it’s amazing, very intense and cheap as it’s drugstore! ❤️

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      1. azzurra nox says:

        I’m gonna have to check it out.

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  14. The highlighter stick looks so pretty and creates such a blinding highlight. I am yet to try a foundation stick as I am so scared I won’t like them and they won’t blend well into the skin X

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    1. Thank you lovely! I love this because you can wear it sheer or blinding. I agree it’s a bit of a risk with stick form foundation as they can look cakey. One of my favourites is the Maxfactor Pan Stik, it gives such a pretty finish and the coverage is great! x

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      1. I will have to check the Maxfactor one out and see what I think Xx

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