Becca Ever-Matte Shine Proof Foundation | Review & Wear Test

Hi everyone! Hope everyone enjoyed their weekend 🙂 It’s been awhile since my last review & wear test, so today I thought we should review Becca’s Ever-Matte Shine Proof Foundation & putting it’s claims to the test!

I am always on the hunt for a good bargain, especially when it comes to purchasing makeup! I’m constantly looking for good deals at TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Glambot, Hautelook, & Nordstorm Rack. I found this found this foundation on one of my successful trips to TJ Maxx for only $10.00 each!!!

Without further adieu, let’s get into the review!



Product Description

“Ever-Matte Shine Proof Foundatin gives you medium coverage that looks naturally matte, never flat or dull. Concentrated soft-focus pigments cover blemishes, redness, hyperpigmentation, & uneven skin tone for a flawless, yet natural look. Creamy formula glides on effortlessly & builds beautifully so you can customize your coverage. Micro-fine oil-absorbing powders keep you skin shine-free and your shade true-to-tone, with no oxidations or colour change. Ideal for normal to oily skin.” – Becca Cosmetics



  • Buildable Coverage
  • Controls Oil
  • Blurs Pores
  • Matte Finish


Shade Range

On Becca’s website, there are a total of 20 shades in the shade range, which isn’t too bad but could be better. The shades I have are Sand & Porcelain, solely because those were the shades available at TJ Maxx. If I were to re-purchase this foundation, I would purchase Shell & Sand, because I have more neurtal to yellow undertones. Sand matches me pretty well right now, but I think Shell would match me toward the colder months.

Porcelain – Ivory beige, pink undertones

Shell – Fair Beige, neutral undertones

Sand – Pale beige, yellow/golden undertones




Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Isododecane, Nylon-12, Titanium Dioxide, Hydrogenated Didecene, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Cetyl Peg/Ppg-10/1 Dimethicone, Phenoxyethanol, Polyglceryl-4 Isostearate, Methicone, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Boron Nitride, Propylene Glycol, Methylparaben, Disodium Edta, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben


Product Quantity 

40 ml/ 1.35 Fluid Ounces






I personally love when my foundations are in a squeeze tube, because there’s less risk of me dropping & breaking it. Obviously, it’s not as aesthetically pleasing as a frosted glass bottle. But I know myself far too well to be trusted with anything glass related! Is anyone else accident-prone??




I applied the foundation on the left side of my face with my RealTechniques Duo-Fiber Brush & applied it with an EcoTools EcoFoam Facial Sponge on the right side. Most of my foundations apply beautifully with my RT brush, but because this formula is dryer than most, I found the dampened sponge to apply the foundation better. Though it really didn’t show through in my pictures, the brush side came across a little streaky, whereas the sponge side gave a more airbrushed- blurred look. To the touch, there is no left-over tacky feeling from the foundation & actually feels powder-like. Also, I chose not to prime or powder my face, just to simply eliminate any other outside variables & because of the micro-powder claims. My bronzer & blush blended really well on top of the foundation, even without it being set with any face powders.



Half of face applied with brush


Left side applied with brush


Right side applied with sponge


Wear Time

I wore the foundation from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, so 8 hours total. From 11:00 am to about 2:00 pm, my foundation was still very matte and my oils hadn’t come through. There were spots where the foundation had already rubbed off, such as at the tip of my nose & from where my glasses sit. The pores on my cheeks were still very blurred, considering I didn’t have on a primer & just the foundation alone!





Final Thoughts

Overall, I am quite impressed with this foundation & how it wore throughout the day. I have very oily skin, enlarged pores, & live in a super humid environment & this foundation stood strong through all of those elements! I will say, this foundation would probably sit better with some kind of hydrating primer or intense moisturizer. I’m still shocked that I made it through most of the day without powder or the need to blot!! For me that is incredible. My oils did finally come through right around 4:30 pm, which is not bad at all. On most days, I am oily by 12:00 pm. The only con with this foundation is the price. At $42.00 you get a little more than 1 fluid ounce of product. However, I am always seeing Becca Cosmetics at TJ Maxx, so if you are interested in trying out this foundation keep looking for it in stores like TJ Maxx or wait for a holiday sale so that the price is discounted! So, all-in-all, I’m giving this foundation two thumbs up & would recommend to anyone who has oily skin.


Have you tried Becca’s Ever-Matte Shine Proof Foundation? If so, what’s your thoughts? Did you love it or did you hate it? Let me know down below in the comment section!





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