We Tried Fenty's New Foundation Early — & Here's How It Looks

Rihanna didn't just enter the beauty industry two years agoshe disrupted it. Fenty Beauty's Pro Filt'r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation shook the makeup world to its core with a whopping 40 shades, prompting many other brands to expand their ranges or launch new, more diverse shades of foundation. One small step for RiRi, a large leap for the beauty industry.
Inclusivity aside, pros, editors, and customers felt the product was a hit thanks to its long-lasting formula and matte finish. Of course, those with dry skin were left wanting more, sometimes even taking to social media to share their longing for a hydrating version. "My dry skin cannot deal with the Pro Filt'r, it's way too matte," tweeted one user. Well, Rihanna listened.
Fenty Beauty just announced a sister to the cult classic called the Pro Filt'r Hydrating Longwear Foundation. It has the same buildable and long-lasting coverage in the exact same 50 shades (yep, the original 40 shades have been expanded), but deliver a hydrating finish instead. So how is it? The foundation doesn't come out until August 15 but we were able to have a few R29 staffers give it a go ahead of its release. Their unfiltered opinions, ahead.
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