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Mally Beauty foundation is a no fuss professional

Reviewed by Marta July 17, 2009 4 Comments
Mally Beauty is a makeup range that keeps it simple and does no evil. Focusing on professional results that can be achieved by even a beauty imbecile such as me, founder Mally Roncall doesn't pretend that her products green or natural or good for your skin. They just work.

Ultimate Performance Foundation ($45) proves the point. It comes with its own brush and it really does even out skin tone without being masky. Best of all, Mally has kept things refreshingly simple; a handful of ingredients with nothing to dislike. How many things do you have in your makeup bag that you can say that about?

This is a very likely contender for our next update of Five Best foundations.

Available at Beauty and Drugstore

Ingredients

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Octyldodecanol, Candelilla Cera, Nylon-12, Kaolin, Jojoba Esters, Cera Carnauba, Silica, Polyethylene, Allantoin, Tocopherol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Tocopherol Acetate
May Contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Ultramarines (CI 77007)
  • June 25, 2010

    by marta

    Lori, thanks for the tip. I'll definitely take a look.

  • June 25, 2010

    by Lori

    I just spotted this review for a Mally product and wanted to chime in on one that I will not do without! Mally Poreless Face Defender is truly the only thing I am addicted to for my face. I wear minimal make-up... concealer, mascara, and a touch of blush, but I never leave home without the Poreless face defender on top. Since I have failed to discover a product that shrinks these pores, this is certainly the next best thing!

  • December 7, 2009

    by lnc04

    hi all,
    i ordered many of mally's products, the ones that are waterproof and/or not supposed to budge until you remove them and ones that do a great job of hiding minor imperfections(pimples,wrinkles,etc) mally definately delivers on her promises. once they set, they are hard to remove w/out cleanser or make-up remover. as someone in the trade i love that i have finally found products that actually do what she says they will do. my only concern is that are definately some questionable ingredients;ferric ammonium ferrocyanide, ferric ferrocyanide, several dies, aluminum powder etc. does anyone know how these effect the body??

  • July 17, 2009

    by Stephanie

    The beauty.com version is NOT the Ultimate Performance, product, its the Visible Skin product. The difference is important as the VS version has a completely different ingredient list, including Methylparaben, Propylparaben and 2 types of silicone. Beauty.com does not appear to carry the UP version.

    The Mally web site says they are going to restock as of 7/1/09, but seeing as its 7/17/09, it appears that they are behind schedule.

    They link to QVC, which appears to have it:
    http://www.qvc.com/qic/qvcapp.aspx/view.2/app.detail/params.item.A90574.desc.Mally-Beauty-Ultimate-Performance-Professional-Found-Brush

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