Saturday 9 June 2012

Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation Review

This won't be the first review of the infamous Bourjois Healthy Mix, the beauty community loves this stuff! It's been claimed to be a dupe of the Chanel Vitalumiere, they are made by the same company so perhaps they are similar in formulation.

Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation in 51 Review

I picked up shade 51, as you can see it's an identical shade to my past love, Studio Fix Fluid in NC15. I say my past love because Bourjois has knocked MAC off the top of my foundation list.
(Edit: My skin has now become more oilier since this review was written, I now cannot use this, I look like an oil slick.)

Texture and Application
This foundation is light in texture so it can be applied with either a brush or fingers. It has a moisturising feel to it, which dry skinned bloggers would love. I find it goes on quite thinly, for the coverage I like, I do have to build layers.
It smells very fruity, this could be a love or hate factor in this foundation. I personally don't mind it, although this perfumed formulation could cause break outs for those with sensitive skin.
It's a semi-matte finish, which I would describe as a glowy velvet finish.

Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation in 51 Review Studio Fix NW15 Comparison
Here you can see the colour match between the shade 51 from Bourjois to NW15 from MAC.
Final Thoughts
It really is an excellent foundation, ideally for those with dry to normal skin tones. For oily skins, I recommend you powder after application and throughout the day to avoid shine. I give this 3.5/5.

What do you think of Healthy Mix?
Love Kat



  1. Both of these are also my favourite foundations!! I have 3 bottles of healthy mix and 2 of studio fix as I find both their shade ranges to be a little off. xx

  2. when i first started using it the foundation was amazing but the more i used it started to fo funny on my skin!

  3. I love, love, love this foundation! I'm not too much of a fan of it having such a strong fragrance (I don't really see why it needs to) but its a beautiful formula. I have normal to dry skin, and it is amazing for me.

    Brittany xo

  4. i've not tried it yet but I really want to cos everyone raves about it, it frustrates me I can never get a foundation that actually matches my skin because it's so light.

  5. I tried this foundation and it didn't agree with my skin! I wish it did though as it looks amazing on everyone else! xxx

  6. Really want to try this but I don't think I'll get a good colour match :( x

  7. I stumbled onto your blog searching for 30dayshred, but I love this foundation! Although I find it doesn't last that many hours, I usually do a touch up around lunch time. Now following you :)

  8. It's lovely, isn't it? Great review!x

  9. not tried it yet - must give it a go x

  10. LOVE this! I use this shade too, but it works perfectly. Amazing foundation but i think i'm going to switch to the Rimmel Wake Me up foundation soon to change things up a bit, apparently that's amazing! - Lilie xx

  11. ive tried this but I must admit my rimmel wake me up foundation beats it!


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