NYX Professional Makeup Mineral Stick Foundation is a versatile foundation that can be used as a foundation, a highlighter, and also a contouring stick. It is an easy to apply foundation that can be built up to give medium to high coverage. It does not clog or become cakey. This creamy foundation is available in 14 shades. It comes in a roll-up plastic stick.
4 Ratings & 4 Reviews
Would recommend this to a friend
Easy to apply
Not suitable for acne-prone skin
January 21, 2019
Easy to blend
Variety of shades available
Can be used as a highlighter and a contouring stick
Gives a dewy finish
Lesser amount of product in the tube than expected
I think NYX Professional Makeup Mineral Stick Foundation was made for people like me who are super lazy.
The packaging is sleek. It comes in a glossy black roll-up stick, like a giant lipstick. It is easy to use and very portable. The intensity of the coverage is totally up to the user.
I love NYX Professional Makeup Mineral Stick Foundation as a contouring stick but not as a foundation (unfortunately). I have tried it as a foundation, but it wasn’t my cup of tea. The shade didn’t suit my undertone accurately. I started using it as a highlighter and it works great!
I’ve been using this product for a month now, and it really has become a part of my essential, go-to makeup. I use Porcelain and Caramel shades now for highlighting and contouring respectively, and they’re amazing. One of the things I like about this stick foundation is how easy it is to apply and blend. Both brush and blender work pretty well for me.
It also has a smooth finish and no visible lines after a soft blending session. I would say that it gives a dewy look, too. It feels light enough and doesn’t sit heavily on my skin.
January 20, 2019
Evens out skin tone
Easy to apply
Gives a smooth, natural finish
Inadequate amount for the price
May settle into fine lines
I’m so glad I decided to try this one out. I have combination skin and haven’t always had the best luck with foundations. I bought it keeping in mind that I could always switch back to MAC Longwear Foundation if NYX doesn’t work out, but I haven’t changed my mind yet. It’s super smooth, comfortable to wear and lasts long. It balances my uneven skin tone, and this kind of thing is rare for me. Just to make sure that the foundation doesn’t oxidize too soon on my oily areas, I use a setting powder. I’ll definitely buy it again.
January 19, 2019
Provides medium coverage
Patches appear on dry skin
The NYX Professional Makeup Mineral Stick Foundation is definitely not for acne prone skin. It immediately gave me breakouts after my initial usage. It has medium coverage, and to hide my blemishes, I had to build up the coverage quite a bit. This product isn’t as effective as I had hoped. I’m disappointed with this particular foundation stick.
January 18, 2019
Not for oily skin
Does not last long
As much as I acknowledge the goodness of this foundation stick, it just isn’t for me. I have very oily skin, so it doesn’t work well for me. I like the texture of the foundation and how easy it is to apply. For a few hours (mostly 2 to 3 hours) after using it, everything looks okay. But my face feels really sticky after a while, and it seeps into my pores. It is honestly is a nightmare for me. My skins look sweaty and feel clammy. So, I’m not going back to this one.
All shades contain the following unless otherwise stated:
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Beeswax/Cera Alba/Cire d’Abeille, Octyldodecanol, Diisostearyl Malate, Isononyl Isononanoate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Glycerin, Alumina, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol. MAY CONTAIN / PEUT CONTENIR (+/-): Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, 77492, 77499).
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Beeswax/Cera Alba/Cire d’Abeille, Octyldodecanol, Diisostearyl Malate, Isononyl Isononanoate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol. MAY CONTAIN / PEUT CONTENIR (+/-): Iron Oxides (CI 77491, 77492, 77499).
Light, Caramel & Cool Chestnut
Beeswax/Cera Alba/Cire d’Abeille, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Octyldodecanol, Diisostearyl Malate, Isononyl Isononanoate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Glycerin, Alumina, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol. MAY CONTAIN / PEUT CONTENIR (+/-): Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, 77492, 77499).
Use the foundation in the following way:
As a full foundation:
As a contouring stick:
Blend it with a makeup sponge.
As a highlighter: