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REVIEW: Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse

Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse
Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse


Review of Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse in Golden Medium

ISLM Writer: Himani

Hey all beauty geeks!!! Today I am going to review Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse in Golden Medium. I don't even remember how many foundations I have bought and tried to find my HG foundation. Wait, I do remember!!! Some hundreds. Ya, I am exaggerating, but the number is definitely a two-digit, if not a three-digit. And I am sure lot of you will relate and remember those wrong buys which once looked like a ray of hope.

I know Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse is not a new launch and has been released quite some time back. Still, it is one of those foundations that I tried in hope of landing little closer to the perfect foundation for me. This is a highly raved about product, which further escalated my desire to own this. And as always, Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse became a new occupant, a while back, in my foundation stash. Lets check out my experience with this foundation.

Price of Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse:

It costs INR 700.

Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse comes in 6 shades with both yellow and pink undertones. I think that almost everyone will find one shade that closely matches their skin. I picked up the one in Golden Medium. It is a medium shade with yellow undertones. The best part of this shade is that suits a whole range of complexions. You may find it a bit more yellow initially, but it adjusts very well with Indian skin tones.

Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse has a whipped cream-like texture as stated by the mousse description. It is very lightweight and blends like a dream. You need not fish out your foundation brush or a sponge; your fingers are more than enough for it to look natural on your skin. This makes it the perfect choice for quick makeup days. The foundation does not look cakey or patchy and gives a bright glow to the skin. The coverage is light to medium. I can compare it to a tinted moisturizer. You will definitely need a concealer to cover your problem areas, but this foundation sets up an awesome base for adding more coverage.

Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse is a long wearing foundation. It stays put for almost the entire day. It controls oil very well, but at the same time is not very drying. Skin keeps on looking smooth and glows. The foundation comes in a very unique packaging which is a grey round tub with a metallic sheen. Though it looks quite pretty, it is not very easy to store or travel with. The tub packaging also makes it unhygienic to use.

Ooooohhsss And Aaaahhhsss!!!
1. Buildable coverage.
2. Light and smooth texture.
3. Blends easily.
4. Looks very natural.
5. Brightens the face.
6. Long lasting.
7. Smells nice.
8. Affordable.
9. Controls oil well.
10. Sleek packaging.

1. Unhygienic packaging.
2. Concealer is required for getting a full coverage.


Generally, I prefer full coverage foundations. But I still love Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse because of its natural finish and ease in blending. Perfect for getting a smooth and bright skin quickly. Highly recommended!!!

Overall Rating:


  1. I agree it is very easy to work with. I apply it whenever I have special occasions to attend and it stays put for good 7-8 hours. Also, it photographs really well.

    1. Yes,I agree.. It is indeed a wonderful foundation :)

  2. Wow! This foundation really looks very promising especially since you say that it is very easy to blend and that getting a shade match is pretty easy... I really need to check this out now! Btw will it suit Dry Skin Himani?

    1. Yup yup u defi shld.. I hv a combination skin with dry cheeks and I have never felt uncomfortable wearing this.. but yes it might cling to any dry patches.. :(


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