Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse Review, Swatches, FOTD & Price in India

Hello my beautiful friends.

Today I will review yet another base product for the face makeup. If you have read my review about it ,you must already know how much I love my Loreal 24hr Reno Foundation. Since that gives a full coverage, I wanted something less on coverage yet cover up my facial flaws well. It was then that I stumbled upon the Lakme Absolute Mousse at the Lakme Store. This one is from 'Lakme Absolute' ra ge, called the “Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse 16hr”  and this is one of the best products from the absolute range. Why, you ask? well read on.

Product Description

Feather-light finish easily blends into the skin keeping it healthy, hides pores & evens out skin tones. The new SPF 8 formula protects the skin from sun damage, leaving it peachy-soft & naturally flawless for up to 16 hours.
•    SPF 8
•    Feather light texture
•    Stays up to 16 hours

Ingredients: Cyclomethicone. Polymethylmethacrylate, Cetyl Dimethicone.

Quantity: 25 gm
Shelf Life: 24 months
Price: Rs. 700/-

Shades Available

  • Golden Medium
  • Beige Honey
  • Ivory Fair

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Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse

Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse Review

See it Through my Eyes

This foundation is neither powder nor liquid, but has the quality of both. It has a quality of a liquid foundation as it blends beautifully and that of a powder with the finish it gives. It is quite wearable at work, giving that coverage yet not overdoing things.


It comes in a hard paper black box, with all the necessary product details on it. Inside the box there is a small “how to use” card. The product is very attractively designed in a shape of a ball with a flat base to enable it to rest without toppling. The cap is a screw type black silver in color, while the rest of the body is subdued silver grey. When you twist the cap open, there is another flat protective round lid to hold the mousse from spreading to the hollow metal outer cap. All in all it is a thoughtfully designed packaging. The packaging is no doubt attractive, but any product in tub makes it unhygienic to use. Each time I dab my finger, the product finds its way inside the nails and I hate it. To prevent this I use a q-tip or a small bleach spatula to extract the quantity I want.


The texture is very similar to air whipped cream used on desserts (my favorite frozen pastries) . The moment I take it take it on my fingers, it feels so light and feather like. I dot it all over the face and neck and it blends like no one’s business. It is so blendable and smooth due to the silicone content. You don’t have to struggle with a beauty blender or a buffing brush to get that look with this one, fingers are enough. After application, the skin doesn’t feel heavy or dry. But I recommend using a light moisturizer before applying this mousse, to avoid any kind patchiness or roughness. The fragrance is so refreshing, so different from the stereo typrical smell of other face makeup products. I enjoy applying it on the face and neck all the more.

Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse

Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse 03 Golden Medium


I use the 03 -Golden Medium shade. It is not the exact shade match though, but doesn’t makes me look dark. I wish the shade range was wide enough to cover the different skin colors. But having said that, more shades make me more confused Blum 3 It gives an even toned and air brushed face, which I love.


As I mentioned in the beginning of the post, it works both as a liquid and powder foundation. It gives a smooth and even toned air brushed look, without the need to apply any compact to set it on the face. It’s a boon to oily skinned beauties. It sets perfectly on my combination to oily skin. The dry skin girls will not be complaining too with this one, but with a moisturizer under the mousse.

Staying Power

it has a long staying power that too with SPF 8. It stays long and has oil controlling properties as well which is an extra point. It will remain intact on the skin for a good 8 hours easily, 16 hours claim is a bit exaggerated I think.


The coverage is light to medium. I do not recommend layering this, as it will take away the flawless look and might make the skin look patchy and dry. The best results are when you apply this with your fingers, no brushes or makeup sponges required.

Lakme Absolute Mousse Review

Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse : For Daily Face Makeup

What I like about Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse

  • The unique shape and packaging.
  • The air brush finish.
  • The ease of blending.
  • The light citrusy fragrance.
  • The long staying power.
  • Can be worn to work, without making the look over the top.
  • No brush, makeup sponge or beauty blender required to work with it.

What I don’t like about Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse

  • The tub packaging though cute makes it unhygienic.
  • The hiked price.
  • The limited shade range.
  • The not so good coverage.

Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse Swatch

Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse FOTD

Recommendation: Yes!

NoM Report Card: 4/5

Final Verdict

This product is one of the best products from the absolute range giving you even smooth and matte finish of makeup which not only lasts long, but also controls oil. it is perfect to wear at work and for casual outings where you do not need full coverage, yet an even toned air brushed look.

What do you prefer for face makeup, a Medium coverage or Full coverage? Have you used the Lakme Absolute Mousse? Let me know in the commnents below.

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