Maybelline Fit Me! Matte + Poreless Foundation in 110 Porcelain – Review

Two years ago I reviewed the Maybelline Fit Me! Matte + Poreless Foundation in the shade 112 Natural Ivory and mentioned that maybe the shade 110 Porcelain would have been a better match for my neck. Last month I went and bought the shade 110 Porcelain, here are my thoughts…

Maybelline Fit Me! Matte + Poreless Foundation 110 Porcelain

For those interested, here are the ingredients for this foundation.

View ingredients for the Maybelline Fit Me! Matte + Poreless Foundation
Aqua / Water / Eau
Cyclohexasiloxane – Primarily works as a skin conditioning agent and emollient. Like all other silicones, this ingredient has a unique fluidity that makes it easily spreadable. When applied to the skin, it gives a silky & slippery feeling to the touch and acts a mild water repellent by forming a protective barrier on the skin.
Nylon-12 – A type of synthetic polymer known as polyamide. It’s a bulking and opacifying agent.
Isododecane – A hydrocarbon ingredient most often used as an emollient in skin care products.
Alcohol Denat. – A mixture of ethanol (ethyl alcohol) with a denaturing agent.
Cyclopentasiloxane – In beauty products, this is mainly used as a conditioner, delivery agent, lubricant and solvent. Like all other silicones, this ingredient has a unique fluidity that makes it easily spreadable.
Peg-10 Dimethicone – A skin/hair conditioning agent.
Cetyl Peg/Ppg-10/1 Dimethicone – A skin/hair conditioning agent, emulsifier and delivery agent. As a silicone it provides emolliency, water binding properties, good slip and a silky touch on the skin.
Peg-20 – Seen in a variety of forms in beauty products and cosmetics, primarily as emollients and surfactants.
Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate – A plant-based emulsifier used in cosmetics and skin care products to stabilize formulas.
Disteardimonium Hectorite – A vegetable-derived suspending agent used to thicken oil-based products and serve as a stabilizer for emulsions.
Phenoxyethanol – A preservative.
Magnesium Sulfate – A natural salt found in sea water and mineral deposits.
Disodium Stearoyl Glutamate – An emulsifier derived from coconut and amino acids.
Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer – A synthetic polymer used as an anticaking agent.
Titanium Dioxide – A naturally occurring mineral used as a coloring agent, whitener, thickening agent, and sunscreen ingredient in cosmetics and personal care products.
Methylparaben – An anti-fungal and preservative.
Acrylates Copolymer – A stabilizing agent.
Tocopherol – A class of naturally occuring chemical compounds related to Vitamin E.
Butylparaben – A preservative.
Aluminum Hydroxide – Acts as a skin protectant and opacifying agent in cosmetics.
Alumina – Also knows as Aluminium Oxide. Primarily used as an abrasive and thickening agent, but also functions as an anti-caking agent and absorbent.
Silica – Also known as Silicon Dioxide, it’s a mineral found naturally in sandstone, clay, and granite, as well as in parts of plants and animals. It is most often used as an absorbant.
Glycerin – Used as a cosmetic bonding agent for makeup.

+/- May Contain
Ci 77491 – Iron oxides, colour red
Ci 77492 – Iron oxides, colour yellow
Ci 77499 – Iron oxides, colour black

View these ingredients on CosDNA.

Let’s start by comparing the two shades I have together (110 Porcelain vs 112 Natural Ivory).

Maybelline Fit Me! Matte + Poreless Foundation 110 Porcelain vs 112 Natural Ivory

Both shades seem to be in the neutral range of things; they don’t seem to lean neither warm or cool. At least not to me. What do you think?

Maybelline Fit Me! Matte + Poreless Foundation 110 Porcelain vs 112 Natural Ivory

This is what the shade 110 Porcelain looks like on me. I applied it with a damp beauty sponge. Mug shot alert! 😛

Maybelline Fit Me! Matte + Poreless Foundation 110 Porcelain

The formula gives a pretty full coverage and gives me a blank canvas to work with. I usually apply this foundation with my fingers cause it doesn’t give as full a coverage as with a sponge, and I’m able to make it look normal after finishing my makeup routine, see below.

Solid Flanging Knitted Hat Bellelily

This shade does lean a teensy weensy bit on the cool side on me, but it’s so minimal that it’s almost not worth mentioning. I just felt I had to anyway. 😛

After all of that is said and done, I’m no longer a fan of this formula. It’s not the colour that’s the issue, but the finish. I find it clings too much to my fine lines and wrinkles and makes them stand out, even with primer, and that’s definintely not what I’m looking for in a foundation.

Having combination skin I’ve always sought out mattifying products, but now I need something that will make me look normal, not older, and I find this one ages me.

What’s your go-to foundation and what kind of finish does it have?

– Chantal 🙂

Buy this foundation at: Target, ULTA Beauty, Walgreens, Walmart Canada.

Pin This Image

Maybelline Fit Me! Matte + Poreless Foundation 110 Porcelain vs 112 Natural Ivory

You may also like…

Computer geek by day and super mom by night, Chantal loves to try products of any kind and share her thoughts with the world.

Share this: