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BECCA ULTIMATE COVERAGE COMPLEXION CREME REVIEW


Becca Ultimate Coverage Complexion Creme  |  £34 
"A full coverage foundation with a balance of uniquely high concentrations of pigment and water for maximum coverage in a weightless, breathable creme".

SHADE REFERENCE
- Becca UCCC: Olive
- Mac Face & Body: C5
- Too Faced Born This Way: Sand
- MUFE Ultra HD: Y405
If you haven't noticed already, I am so so so obsessed with this foundation from Becca Cosmetics. I purchased it back in August but I didn't reach for it as much. One, because it was summer and this is a full coverage foundation, it's not something I would want to wear in the heat and two, there's only so many foundations I can try out at the same time and at that time I was testing out Illamasqua's Skin Base Foundation (reviewed here). 

The complexion creme is available in a whooping 20 different shades so I'm sure there's a shade to match every complexion. It is a full coverage foundation that doesn't look cakey. And because of its coverage, I only use a pea sized amount (1/3 of a pump) which is enough to cover all my blemishes. It's quite thick in consistency (unlike Nars ALDW and Mac Face and Body) and although it's thick, it does blend easily and seamlessly when using it with my trusty Beautyblender. 
I've used this foundation for a full 13.5 hours and at the end of the night it still looked just as good as it did after application. However, I did spritz my face with Mario Badescu's Facial Spray twice during the day to refresh and hydrate my face. For more details on how exactly I apply this foundation (click here). 
The foundation is sort of in between a matte and dewy finish, it definitely shines in the right places such as tops of cheek bones, down the nose and forehead- the areas where I also like to apply my powder highlighter to accentuate those areas. 

PROS
- very long lasting. The longevity of this foundation is amazing
- does not oxidise on my face
- it can be doubled up as a concealer due to its coverage
- photographs well and pictures do look HD (no flashback)
- strong pump allows you to control how much product you want to use
CONS
- dries pretty fast so you have to work quickly. Which isn't necessarily a 'con' but it's something to think about if you work with makeup slowly
- I do have some dry skin so before each application I mix a little St Ives Apricot Scrub with my cream cleanser and cleanse/exfoliate my skin. If I skip this step, the foundation does start to cling onto my dry patches after 5-6 hours
Overall, you could probably already tell how much I love this foundation and would definitely recommend it to all of you by all the bragging over on my social media.

WHERE TO PURCHASE
SpaceNK (click here)

OTHER FOUNDATION REVIEWS
Laura Mercier Silk Creme Moisturising Photo Edition Foundation (click here)
Illamasqua Skinbase Foundation (click here)