I returned my Fenty Beauty foundation, here’s why!

I’m a little heartbroken about writing this post 😩. A few weeks back I posted a review raving about the Fenty Beauty Foundation. I absolutely loved that foundation! But after about 5 months of wearing the foundation, I realized or finally admitted to the fact that it was breaking me out.

Fenty Beauty Foundation = Break-outs in a bottle!

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When I first tried the foundation, I didn’t have any issues at all. Or so I thought! However, later on, I started noticing that every single time after I used the Fenty Beauty foundation, I would break out a couple days later. At first, I dismissed the break-outs as a PMS symptom but then I noticed that I would still get break-out even when I wasn’t on my cycle. Admittedly, I loved the foundation so much that I didn’t want to believe that it was breaking me out. So, I kept using it and each time without fail, my skin broke out.

I’m not exactly sure what’s in the Fenty Beauty foundation that my skin doesn’t like but I ended up returning it. Luckily Sephora has a great return policy and didn’t give me any grief about returning it. I picked up the Smashbox Studio Skin Foundation in its place. I’ll let you know how I’m liking it once I’m done testing it.

Sadly for me, I’m still on the hunt for my holy grail foundation. Fenty Beauty came really close but I couldn’t sacrifice my skin for the amazing formula. Let me know if you like these kinds of update posts. I know as bloggers we tend to get caught up with what’s new, we rarely do follow-ups on products we’ve reviewed in the past.

Also, if you’ve tried the Fenty Beauty foundation, did you have a similar experience to mine? Shoot me a comment below 🙂




  1. Cosmina
    September 15, 2018 / 11:57 am

    I just bought my fenty foundation, I tried it once and I think i bought I wrong colour. Sephora lights always tricks me :)). I think i like better Lancome teint idole, but I am going to use the fenty one to see.

    • Mo
      October 29, 2018 / 3:13 pm

      That’s why I like to take samples to try outside the store. Sephora lights will have you looking crazy lol. Lancôme teint idole is amazing!

  2. Daniah
    October 28, 2018 / 6:23 pm

    Omg. Now you have me wondering if it’s the foundation that is causing my break out!

    • Mo
      October 29, 2018 / 3:16 pm

      Hey Daniah! Definitely take a break from the Fenty foundation to see if it’s causing your breakout. I’m still sad about not being able to use it. I’ve even been tempted to repurchase it

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