Product Review: Marc Jacobs Shameless Youthful-Look 24 Hour SPF 25 Foundation

The good people at Influenster sent ya girl some makeup, y'all! This is my third VoxBox so far and I was super geeked to receive it. Let me add that this isn't just a sample, this is the official and actual size of the makeup! Marc Jacobs Beauty's Shameless Foundation just released this year back in February when I received the box. Some of the promises the foundation gives includes it lasting for 24 hours, being oil free, contains SPF protecting ingredients, and has a self-setting finish.

Shameless also has 29 different shades ranging from the lightest beige to the darkest brown which is a plus in this day and age of non inclusive beauty brands.

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Photo: Marc Jacobs Beauty

I'm obviously getting much better at identifying my shade since the Y740 color I picked out was perfect. I was a bit nervous since I've noticed how some makeup companies seem to make shades for darker skin tones with such red and orange undertones. I have an olive/neutral undertone and the Y740 is described as "tan with caramel undertones" which appeared fitting for me.

The foundation comes in a rounded square shaped tube which is 1.08 oz as I mentioned before. Although it seems like the foundation tube is pretty small, a little but goes a long way. When I first received the foundation, I swatched it and it came out pretty decent, a bit dark since I used a lot.

So let's get into more of the details!

Size: 1.08 fl oz

Price: $46

Ingredients: Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Isododecane, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Caprylyl Methicone, Alcohol, Sorbitol, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Glycerin, Nylon-12, Hexyl Laurate, Cellulose Acetate, Adipic Acid/Neopentyl Glycol Crosspolymer, Phenyl Trimethicone, Acrylates/ Polytrimethylsiloxymethacrylate Copolymer, Magnesium Sulfate, Phenoxyethanol, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Propylene Carbonate, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, C10-18 Triglycerides, Xylitylglucoside, Silica, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Anhydroxylitol, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Polyisoprene, PVP, Xylitol, Tremella Fuciformis Polysaccharide, Xanthan Gum, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Sodium Citrate, Dimethicone, Sodium Hyaluronate, Globularia Alypum Leaf Extract, Disodium EDTA, Glucose, Cetearyl Alcohol, Stearic Acid, Ceramide NP, Phytosterols. May Contain (+/-): Mica, Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891).

Description: "Have it all with Shameless Youthful-Look 24H Foundation. Inspired by Marc’s very own shameless attitude—and his tattoo—this innovative foundation lets your best self show all day long. It’s clinically tested for 24-hours of long-wear, and contains a first-to-market technology that encapsulates the SPF in pigment. This innovation makes the SPF visibly undetectable, so there’s no flashback in photos and no ashy, grey undertones in the formula."

  • Matches my skin tone
  • Has a natural, matte finish
  • Can be built for full coverage
  • Great packaging
  • Blends well
  • Cruelty free (source)
  • Vegan (source
  • Has a SPF 25 which is perfect for summertime! 

  • Possibly creates creases

A little bit definitely goes a long way! I got a bit too carried away with building with the foundation, but it came out great! I was really impressed with this from the color to the overall look. My only con would be that there were slight creases around my mouth, but perhaps that's due to adding too much. I absolutely love that there's a natural matte finish which is the look I often prefer. I saw it mentioned that makeup-istas don't have to wear setting powder/spray with this, but I still used it with both (products mentioned below). The real challenge will to see how effective it is in the summer when the sun is beaming on my pretty face. I have combination (and acne prone) skin, but sometimes I can get oily in the cheek area. Setting powder really does help a lot, but I'll share an update on how it works without setting it. Nonetheless, I'm shamelessly here for Shameless!

Rating: 4.5/5

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  1. Always here for inclusive brands! You can never have too many shades! Great review!