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Beauty Review: Lancome Teint Visionnaire – Deborah Tan

When Yanny of Lancome emailed me about a new foundation the brand was launching, the title of the email went something like, “The new vision of Skin Perfection”. And as I read the content in detail, she wrote how this new foundation is capable of improving skin texture and evenness with consistent usage. This new foundation is Lancome Teint Visionnaire Skin Perfecting Makeup Duo SPF 20 and my curiosity was truly piqued.

It comes in one handy package where the concealer is … umm … concealed (haha! Sorry, couldn’t help it) in the cap of the bottle. The foundation contains the same ingredient as the Visionnaire serum, LR2412, while the concealer has Vitamin CG and light fillers to correct spots and dark circles.

At $70 a pop, it is a pretty price to pay for a foundation-and-concealer so I really wanted to be sure that it delivers what it says it will in the press release. Teint Visionnaire promises results on 2 fronts – Immediate and After 4 & 8 Weeks. Here are the Before & After pictures:

Immediate:

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Pictures were not digitally touched up in any way

Before: Skin is blotchy with some signs of ruddiness around the cheeks and there is a zit on my chin.

After: Skin tone is very much evened out and the zit is concealed quite effectively. I also like that the mattifying effect of the foundation gives a natural-looking complexion rather than one that looks like a mask.

Although it is recommended that you use the concealer as a Step One, what I did was use it as a Step Two after the foundation. After sunscreen, I apply the foundation. Then I dab on the concealer on my problem spots. I find that if you apply concealer BEFORE your foundation, you end up just blending the coverage away. I personally find that I get a better coverage and a more natural finish when I use the concealer ON TOP of the foundation layer.

After 4 Weeks
(Skin shots taken without makeup. I put a blob of foundation on the skin as a point of reference):

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Pictures were not digitally retouched in any way

Before: Without makeup, you can see my skin was rough with obvious pores and little red, pimply spots.

After: Although you can still see some whiteheads peeping out from my jawline and the area near by nose is still a bit bumpy, my skin’s texture has definitely improved, skin tone is also brighter and fairer. Pores are smaller and shine and redness are almost things of the past. This was without makeup. Even I was pretty blown away by the improvements on my skin.

If seeing IS believing, this foundation truly lives up to its claims of being a complexion-perfector. I look forward to seeing what my skin will be like in another 4 weeks. In fact, now I’m going to open up my Visionnaire serum and give it a proper go.

Only one word describes my verdict for Lancome Teint Visionnaire:

WOW.

Lancome Teint Visionnaire Skin Perfecting Makeup Duo SPF 20 is available at all Lancome counters and is priced at $70. This foundation was given to Material World for review purposes and all opinions are the author’s own. You may read our advertising policy here.

About The Author: Deborah Tan is a founder of Material World. After 10 years of working in magazines Cleo and Cosmopolitan Singapore, she is now a freelance writer/editor who works on this website full-time. She likes liquid eyeliners, bright red lipsticks, tattoos, rock & roll, Mad Men, Suits and is in real dire need of a facial – it’s been about a year since she’s had one done. Follow her on Twitter @DebTanTweets.

WIN ONE OF 3 LANCOME TEINT VISIONNAIRE SKIN PERFECTING MAKEUP DUO SPF 20!

So you’ll be able to experience the skin-perfecting benefits of this foundation-concealer duo, we are giving away a full-sized bottle of Lancome Teint Visionnaire to 3 lucky readers! The shades are BO-1, BO-2 and PO-3. To enter your name for the draw, follow the steps below:

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1. In the Comments section, tell us why you want to win a bottle of Lancome Teint Visionnaire.

2. Then click the Facebook button below and share this story with your friends. Tag “Material World” on your post and make sure it’s set on Public so we can see you have done this step.

3. Finally, PM us your personal details (name, age, gender, NRIC no, email address) and state “Teint Visionnaire” in your message.

Closing date for this contest is this Friday, 20 September 2013. This is only open to members of Material World’s Facebook Page please make sure you Like the page first.

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39 thoughts on “Beauty Review: Lancome Teint Visionnaire – Deborah Tan

  1. I’d love to try the Lancome Teint Visionnaire as right now I’m using multiple products to create a smooth-looking skin… I’m sure this product will definitely help me cut down the time to get ready! 🙂

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  2. After seeing the incredible improvement from the review I’d love to try it myself and hope I achieve the same results for my uneven, dull, blemished skin with large pores! Can’t wait to try this for myself!!

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  3. I have uneven skin tone, so I always have to apply a layer of foundation before I leave house. Furthermore, I have blemishes around my cheeks area which doesn’t seems to go away with the products I’m using currently. Hope Lancome Teint Visionnaire, can help me say bye bye to this problems! I want my skin to be WOW!

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  4. My wife seldom gets excited with beauty products but this is the one she can’t wait to get her hands on after seeing your review and also on Lady’s First show yesterday.

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  5. I want to win a bottle of Lancome Teint Visionnaire because my terrible complexion is in need of a miracle (or a major cover-up)! Oh, and also because I just ran out of foundation… 😉

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  6. I have just finished my Lancôme Mat Miracle 24H Foundation and I would love to try the new Lancome Teint Visionnaire which combines foundation and concealer in a totally sleek package. Can’t wait to try it~

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  7. I want to win a bottle of Lancome Teint Visionnaire because I want to feel myself using this “magical foundation” to improve my skin texture, giving me a brighter and fairer skin tone, with smaller pores and without any shine and redness on my skin.

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  8. At first, I thought this was going to be yet another skin-care/make up advertising gimmick with it’s fanciful name. But when I saw the writer’s photos and honest review about it, I can’t help but want to try it out on myself! I would want to win a bottle of Lancome Teint Visionnaire to try it out myself!

    Seeing is believing, trying is confirming!

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  9. I got this chickenpox old scar mark on my forehead which I wish to trade an arm or a leg to cover it up so I wish win a bottle of Lancome Teint Visionnaire to cover up the mark without costing me an arm or a leg.

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  10. I quite have a problematic skin and I can’t leave a house without putting concealer or powder foundation. The beauty junkie in me wants to try this, and knowing that it’s from Lancome, I know it truly works. I hope to win a bottle to achieve that flawless looking skin.

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  11. I’m amazed by the results seen in the photos above! Really hope to win a bottle of Lancome Teint Visionnaire so that it can work its magic on my dull and pigmented skin. 🙂

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  12. I’m a huge lancome fan and member! I have their whole visionnaire and genifique collection, but honestly, I haven’t gotten to try their amazing foundation yet. I thought it was just hear-say leh but after seeing your picture it is like WHAT???? how can a foundation be so amazing!?!!??!?! Then I thought, yes it could be, because it is lancome.

    Lancome is just amazing luhz.

    can’t wait to try!! 🙂 Hope to win. haha. :))))

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