Monday, 11 January 2016

Bourjois 123 Perfect Foundation Review , Photos , Swatches

Hello Ladies,

Today I am reviewing Bourjois 123 perfect foundation. Before purchasing it, I was a little hesitant to get it because it is a total matte finish foundation and my skin is very dry. But then I decided to try my luck after reading some positive reviews about it.
So without further ado, let's talk about the product.

Bourjois 123 perfect foundation

It comes in a glass bottle with a pump to dispense the product. I love such pump bottles because they are very convenient to use and hygienic as well. Well you need to be careful in handling that glass bottle.
But I like its packaging specially pump dispenser.

It is a perfect matte finish foundation specially for Ladies having oily skin. But girls with dry skin can also wear it and flaunt a flawless skin. The key to this is moisturizing very well before its application. I repeat "moisturise very well". If a smallest spot of dryness is left on your skin, then it will accentuate it very badly. It sets to a matte powder finish but doesn't look or feel cakey and feels very light on the skin.

This is my go to foundation these days. I moisturize my skin very well before applying it. In addition I mix a little moisturizer and foundation on the back of my hand and then apply it on my face. The reason for doing this is that it sets very quickly so in this way I get a little time to blend it and also it gives extra moisture and locks it in my skin.

Bourjois 123 perfect foundation

Another very important thing about this foundation is that it claims to have three color correction pigments.
1* yellow pigments
     anti dark circles
2* mauve pigments
     anti dullness
3*green pigments
     anti redness

I am glad that these pigments really work.  I don't need to use concealer under my eyes. But if you have some very nasty zits  or spots then you might need concealer on those areas. Also it sets to a powder finish so I don't use compact powder. So in fact it saves a lot of time for me by skipping the steps of concealer and compact powder. That is why it is my HG foundation these days.

Bourjois 123 perfect with Pump dispenser

Bourjois 123 perfect foundation in 51 light vanilla swatch


The shade 51 light vanilla is a good match for my skin, but I wanna try 52 as well.
The consistency is not runny, rather it is slightly thick which is easy to handle and blend. It has a mild smell that is not bothersome and disappears in couple of minutes.
Staying power is also very good, it claims for 16 hrs. I didn't try for so long time but I am sure it can last that longer. Stayed on my skin from noon till late night. Also it doesn't transfer either. I think staying power is variable depending upon the type of your skin.
It doesn't oxidize at all. And coverage is medium yet buildable. It lasts longer and it is very good for our hot humid weather in summer.

I bought it for PKR 2250 from Shaheen chemist.
Overall it is a very good foundation for oily skin people. But girls having dry skin can also use it after intensely moisturizing their skin like I am using it and I am vary happy with the results.

So lovelies, that was all about today's post.
What is your favorite foundation these days. Have you ever tried Bourjois 123 perfect?

Take care and stay blessed.

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  1. Seems perfect. Thanks for sharing with us dear :)

  2. Been hearing a lot about this foundation. Thanks for the great review. The shade looks like it will suit me too. Gonna give it a try soon IA :)

    1. I am glad you liked it Huda. And yes you must try this.

  3. I have heard so much about this foundation, but never got a chance to try this out. Would definitely try this one out.
    Kanwal Ikram's Blog

    1. Yeah Kanwal you should try this one

  4. Yeah too runny is difficult to handle.

  5. Great post, amazing items as well, I love this blog, thank you for sharing!!!


  6. I really wanted to get my hands on it now looks great Glamorous without the Guilt

  7. This sounds like a good foundation for oily skin. I'm more interested in trying out their CC cream from this range. Nice review! :)

    Chaste & Beautiful

    1. Thanks dear. And whenever you try, do tell about that CC cream results.

  8. This seems like a good product, thanks for sharing:)

  9. I liked your very detailed post, you have covered every aspect of the product.
    Your new follower from :)

  10. Wow what an awesome review! I am tempted to try this. Btw fabulous post! :)