Colorbar Time Plus Pro Foundation gets better with Time

12 Jan

Its True….

Bcoz for the very first time I applied Mr. Time Plus Pro, I was like: What the Hell?? Did the SA screw up the shade again? Why does it look so white?? :shock:

After 5 minutes or so: I murmured…It seems to be better now…But why still so white…I could so pass for a B Grade Ghost :-?

And after a good amount of Fifteen Minutes: I took a look back in the mirror and thought to myself – So much better now, That Whiteness seems to have disappeared & I guess I am liking that Semi Matte Finish! :)

Colorbar Time Plus Pro Foundation

Bcoz Gurl….That is the amount of time it takes to seep in & make you look your normal self….15 minutes – That much time!

And then when you look all pretty to get clicked & photographed & when the Flash Fires, there’s the B grade Ghost in your Pictures again. :cry: …And then you’re left confused like the ending of Ring – As to what really happened – I swear I have watched that movie like so many time & I still have so many questions…But lets Keep those doubts aside & get into the indepth analysis of the Product in question….Shall we Gurl ;)

Colorbar Time Plus Pro Foundation

Left: Without Colorbar Time Plus Pro Foundation
Right: With Colorbar Time Plus Pro Foundation – See how the Flash Fires

 

Colorbar Time Plus Pro Foundation Review

The Product Claims the Formula is:

  • Long Lasting
  • Oil Free
  • SPF -15
  • Enriched with Vitamin E
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Non comedogenic

Colorbar Time Plus Pro Foundations

Packaging: Colorbar Time Plus Pro Foundation comes in a Beige Squeezy tube that is fitted with a Silver Screwcap. The Packaging is nothing fancy but  The Squeeze Tube is very convenient & it easily delivers the required amount of product for application. The only downfall of the packaging is that the tube leaks when left freely in your handbag and that can create quite a messy situation in your traveling bag.

Colorbar Foundation Review

Finish: After the foundation settles in, It delivers a Semi Matte Finish to the skin. It does not turn oily even after long continuous hours of wear. We are talking 7 hours on an average. The foundation does helps to control the Oily T-zones. But the Problem can be with the Whitish Cast it creates which could be due to SPF 15. The Whitish Cast seeps in allmost after 15 mins to give a Natural Semi-Matte Finish to the skin. But It is definitely NOT photo friendly because the added SPF fires back under the influence of Flash Photography making me look all very ghostly in the pics.

Formula & Application: Though it takes time to seep into the skin & a while to look natural, it does blend well & spreads easily.The formula is not thick or gloopy neither thin or runny. The formula does not dehydrate my skin neither does it gets oily post application hours. 

 

Colorbar Foundation

Coverage & Staying Power: Colorbar’s Time Pus Pro delivers Medium Coverage. For anyone with a light to medium coverage needs, this will work well but If you’re someone looking for help with deep acne marks/blemishes, then this one is definitely for you. The foundation has an amazing Staying Span of 8 + hours.

Bonus Additions: It comes with 2 bonuses -Vitamin E which is great for reduction of skin damage &  SPF 15 to prevent from sun’s harmful rays.

Indian Foundations

The Sweet Aspects

  • Gives a Matte Finish
  • Looks Natural 15 to 20 minutes after settling in
  • Controls Oil in the T-zones
  • Has a SPF of 15
  • Vitamin E
  • Easy to Blend
  • Offers Medium Coverage
  • Staying Power of 8 + Hours

The Not so Sweet Aspects

  • Takes Time to Set & Seep in (Approximately 15 Minutes)
  • Photograph-UNfriendly
  • Comes only in 3 shades
  • Squeezy Tube leaks  – Not travel friendly 

COlorbar Time Plus Pro Foundation

Colorbar Foundations

The Snapshot: Colorbars Time Plus Pro is a decent budget buy, It kind of serves the purpose but it definitely does not climb up the ladder to my Holygrail needs. It will be best suited for someone who is looking something for a daily wear foundation that is not too heavy on coverage but has an all day Staying Power. It offers a Semi Matte Finish & can suit all skin types – especially from normal to combination-oily. The downfalls really are that it takes 15 to 20 minutes to settle in & is definitely not photograph friendly.

Corals W/ Blues Rating: B

Price: INR 550 for 30 mL

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50 Responses to “Colorbar Time Plus Pro Foundation gets better with Time”

  1. subha bose January 12, 2014 at 9:13 am #

    It take a very long time to settle :( Revlon photo ready looks great in photos.
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    • Richa Saxena January 12, 2014 at 9:23 am #

      I agree Subha…Thats one of the downfalls…I need to try Revlons Photoready then…. :)

  2. Radha January 12, 2014 at 9:26 am #

    Thanks for the review hun I am always tempted to try this product,but now I think no :p
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  3. Lisha January 12, 2014 at 9:41 am #

    This does look very good on u but I like foundations that photograph well. Loved ur review darling!
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    • Richa Saxena January 12, 2014 at 9:43 am #

      Yea…me too Lee! Thats the only reason I am not getting it again!
      Thank you dear! :)

  4. smita singh January 12, 2014 at 10:11 am #

    I hv compact powder from this range its gud n compatible with almost all foundi. Though I will miss on dis foundi..

    • Richa Saxena January 12, 2014 at 12:37 pm #

      I havnt tried the compact yet but that’s great it works well so many foundations! :)
      I guess the main probhelem with this one is that the whitish cast does not leave…

  5. Arzoo January 12, 2014 at 10:51 am #

    Hehe you write so cutely, after 5 minutes it looked bit normal and then again and again, I’m sure it would be best if it’s given good amount of time o penetrate better, loved your review and pics.
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    • Richa Saxena January 12, 2014 at 12:39 pm #

      Thank you tons Arzoo!
      I am so glad you liked it…Yea It gives a nice natural finish once its all seeped in…though its really bad under photographs..

  6. sugandha January 12, 2014 at 1:40 pm #

    That is not the trait of a good foundation…Loved the way you have reviewed it.
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    • Richa Saxena January 12, 2014 at 1:52 pm #

      I agree Sugandha! There are so many better out there
      Thank you dear…. :)

  7. Precious Pearl January 12, 2014 at 2:53 pm #

    I like this as it feels so light on my skin. Nice review :)
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  8. Tanmayee January 12, 2014 at 2:58 pm #

    I have used this long back..kinda okay it is …nice review..
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  9. Gowthami January 12, 2014 at 4:14 pm #

    Seems not very good for photographs!! Nice review dear :)
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  10. Natasha (Nats) January 12, 2014 at 5:50 pm #

    ohhhh god such a dud.. i liked ur honest n detailed review Richa… Lovely pics dear :)
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  11. Sangeeta January 12, 2014 at 6:07 pm #

    Seems like it might be a little light
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    • Richa Saxena January 13, 2014 at 3:58 am #

      Dunno..This is the darkest shade in the series… :(

  12. Mayuri January 12, 2014 at 6:34 pm #

    looks good but takes a lot of time to seep in :( you look great though :D
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  13. Poo@beautyandmakeupmatters January 12, 2014 at 8:20 pm #

    I hate when foundation take sos much of time to just sink in.. and that gahstly white case.. well I am not gonna invest in this one at all.. :P
    thanks for mentioning all the nick picks.. BTW lovely pics.. <3
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    • Richa Saxena January 13, 2014 at 3:37 am #

      Ditto!I hate that too in foundations…Andthat’s The only reason I wouldn’t be picking this up again!
      Thank you Poonam!

  14. Rachna January 13, 2014 at 12:11 am #

    this looks pretty on u but if it takes time to settle i might skip this!
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    • Richa Saxena January 13, 2014 at 3:18 am #

      Yea…Thats a deal breaker or me too…
      Thank you Rachna!:)

  15. rakhshanda January 13, 2014 at 8:36 am #

    Great review Richa…I guess will skip out this one. Though I’m a fan of Colorbar lipsticks :)
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    • Richa Saxena January 13, 2014 at 3:56 pm #

      Thank you Rakshanda! I love Colorbar Lipsticks too… :)

  16. Saniya@beautynbuzz January 13, 2014 at 3:54 pm #

    seems like an average foundation…I prefer natural closer to my skin tone shades hun…Lovely LOTD :) <3
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  17. Meghana January 13, 2014 at 3:54 pm #

    lovely clicks by the way. :)
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  18. Saniya@beautynbuzz January 13, 2014 at 3:57 pm #

    I prefer natural foundations hun…This one seems an average product…Lovely FOTD hun :) <3
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  19. Blushnblossom January 13, 2014 at 5:57 pm #

    I hate when some product take so much time to soak in and also don’t like foundation which don’t photograph well….. anyways you look lovely
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    • Richa Saxena January 14, 2014 at 2:49 am #

      Thank you dear! :)
      I agree that is a deal breaker for many!

  20. Niesha January 13, 2014 at 7:21 pm #

    It looks decent foundation for daily use. Nice review dear! :)

  21. Jhilmil D Saha January 14, 2014 at 6:39 am #

    very nicely reviewed..
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  22. Heena January 14, 2014 at 6:42 am #

    That’s Too Much Time For Sinking In.. I’m Always on a Run :P

    Plus The Whitish Cast is a Put off
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    • Richa Saxena January 14, 2014 at 1:10 pm #

      I know Heena…That really is a deal breaker!

  23. Shreya January 14, 2014 at 2:28 pm #

    Aaahh a foundation with vitamin E that’s great ! Such Lovely FOTD dear !
    xoxo
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  24. Aparajita January 15, 2014 at 4:30 am #

    Semi matte finish and oil control sound soo good….but whitish cast is definitely a big turn off….especially for me because I love to click like a zillion selfies every day
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  25. Swati January 16, 2014 at 6:41 pm #

    Oh too bad! If only it had photographed well..
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    • Richa Saxena January 22, 2014 at 4:45 am #

      I know… :( Thats really a deal breaker…

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