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Foundation Review | Ordinary or Worth the Hype?

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A couple of weeks ago I hadn’t even heard of it, had anyone? One day nowhere and the next everywhere, every other tweet was about The Ordinary, their products were all over Instagram, and Snapchat magazine stories were hailing their foundation a new cult beauty product.

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Did I need a new foundation? Absolutely not. When a product that’s being sold on ASOS for £6 had this much hype around it, I just couldn’t not try it. I purchased The Coverage Foundation in 2.1p Medium. As far as I’m aware the brand itself has a very small high street presence, which is the only downside. I hate buying foundation online and having to guess my colour match. If they keep doing as well as they are now though, I’d say that we’ll be seeing much more of them.

For full disclose, when it comes to foundation, I’m usually a total ambassador for high end, see my favourites here. This though, is a total game changer. The quality is amazing and it lasts as long as any of my others. It also has excellent buildable coverage and doesn’t dry out or aggravate my skin. Oh, and the products are both cruelty free and vegan. I actually cannot believe that this product is being sold for £6.

To summarise: Go and buy as many of these as you can before they sell out again. This is one of the best £6’s I’ve ever spent.

After trying this I’d love to try out more products from The Ordinary, if you have any recommendations please let me know in the comments!

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29 Comments

  • Reply Sian

    Wow, I have been wondering what all the hype was about !! Really good Blog 🙂

    November 2, 2017 at 6:22 pm
  • Reply caitlincx

    You can’t go wrong if it’s only £6!! I’ve only ever tried their skincare products but I love them ?

    November 2, 2017 at 6:25 pm
    • Reply sophieheartsnet

      Are there any in particular that are good? I need to try some after loving their foundation so much!x

      November 2, 2017 at 6:30 pm
  • Reply Mary

    omg I need this in my life but I can’t keep spending money on ASOS I’m going broke!! Thank you for sharing xx

    November 2, 2017 at 6:43 pm
    • Reply sophieheartsnet

      You can’t say no for £6! Maybe put it on your Christmas list!?x

      November 2, 2017 at 6:50 pm
      • Reply Mary

        you’re so right fantastic idea! Thank you girl xx

        November 2, 2017 at 6:51 pm
  • Reply Saayward

    That’s crazy! I’ve started hearing more and more of this company and here is your blog talking about it too! Totally going to get my hands on some of their products.

    November 2, 2017 at 6:49 pm
    • Reply sophieheartsnet

      This is the only product I’ve tried but I’ll definitely be investing in some more of their stuff!x

      November 2, 2017 at 6:50 pm
  • Reply nudepinkorblack

    Sounds amazing! Love this review ?

    November 2, 2017 at 7:07 pm
  • Reply bostonbookreader

    I’m glad you loved it so much! I’m always for an inexpensive product that I love! Great post!

    November 2, 2017 at 8:26 pm
  • Reply molliewesthead

    Loved this post, I need to pick one of these up! X

    November 2, 2017 at 9:09 pm
  • Reply kaylaloves

    I really want to try this brand! I’ve seen so many people say good things about it

    November 2, 2017 at 9:53 pm
  • Reply Judanna

    Guess what I’m about to go buy! Thank you so much for this review, the foundation looks incredible!xx

    November 2, 2017 at 10:44 pm
    • Reply sophieheartsnet

      You’re welcome! I’m glad you liked it, let me know how you get on with it if you decide to buy!x

      November 3, 2017 at 1:44 pm
  • Reply PAE Reviews

    I’ve been seeing this brand everywhere too and I was wondering if it was any good. Thanks for the review.

    November 3, 2017 at 4:42 am
  • Reply Lizzie Grace

    Never heard of this but think I am going to have to try it out! Thanks! X

    November 3, 2017 at 11:38 am
  • Reply ranteatsleeprepeat

    Ooh; I’ve seen this lurking about on beauty bay and was debating giving it a go but if it’s £6 on ASOS it’d be rude not to add it too an order 😉 x

    November 4, 2017 at 7:36 am
  • Reply lotsoflozx

    Thankyou! I currently use doublewear but totally open to trying different foundations, especially for £6!! Xx

    November 4, 2017 at 8:22 am
    • Reply sophieheartsnet

      I use doublewear too, I have to be honest and say that doublewear IS slightly better, but theres not a huge difference and for the price it’s great!x

      November 4, 2017 at 1:01 pm
  • Reply Kelly

    I’m always very sceptical about trying out a new foundation just in case it’s going to be another one that’s going to be sat in a drawer with the others. I have seen this going around alot but wasnt too sure whether to try it. This review makes me a little more inclined to try it out.xx

    November 4, 2017 at 5:24 pm
    • Reply sophieheartsnet

      I totally understand how you feel! I have so many that sometimes I forget I even have them, this is definitely a purchase I’m pleased I made though x

      November 5, 2017 at 9:23 am
  • Reply October Favourites – Sophie Hearts

    […] I purchased this in October and have really been loving it for day to day use. If you’d like my more in depth thoughts on the product you can read my review; Ordinary or Worth the Hype? […]

    November 5, 2017 at 11:01 am
  • Reply memoirsmusings_charx0

    I’ve been debating whether to get this foundation for a while but this has just made me order it! I can’t believe it’s only £6!?!??!

    Char xo || http://www.memoirsmusings.com

    November 10, 2017 at 9:47 pm
    • Reply sophieheartsnet

      Aw thats so good to hear! I know its such an insane price! Let me know what you think of it!x

      November 10, 2017 at 9:55 pm

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