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Make Up For Ever Aqua Cream Review

What it is:
An ultra-pigmented long-lasting waterproof cream. Highly concentrated in mother-of-pearl pigments, it provides an immediate color intensity with a luminous finish. It's long-lasting formula will not crease or smudge under the most extreme conditions.
Available in 22 shades, the multi-purpose Aqua Cream can be applied on your lips, cheeks and eyes.
Shades for lips & cheeks ~ 5,6,7,8,9,10.
Shades for eyes & cheeks ~ 1,2,3,4,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22.
I got this in #9 Coral, which I think is the prettiest coral shade ever! It's meant for lips & cheeks.

MUFE Aqua Cream #9 ~ Coral
  • #9 is the prettiest Coral shade ever!
  • Highly pigmented & long-lasting
  • Works well as a blush. Lasts the whole day.
  • It IS waterproof, so I can finally wear blush when going swimming!Yay :)
  • Cute little jar. You have to close it tightly after use so the cream doesn't dry up.
  • Paraben free (+ Dermatologist & Opthalmologist tested)
  • Dries too fast. You have to blend as quickly as possible.
  • A little too dry for lips. MUFE says "hydrate areas before applying Aqua Creams" so I applied lip balm and blotted before applying it ~ but no, still requires a lot of patience to apply it evenly.
  • Great for oily skin type
  • Price. I bought this for approximately Rs.1125 (MUFE, Kuala Lumpur). Sounds about right for a MUFE, but since it won't be something I'd reach for often, I think it's steep.

The mother-of-pearl makes it shimmery, but it's the pretty kind. I love how gorgeous it looks in the light!

Swatches of #9 ~ Blended & Unblended

Application: Best applied with fingers, especially on the lips, coz fingers warm up product and prevents it from drying too quickly. When I don't want to dip my fingers in it, I use a concealer brush (Sigma F70) to apply it on my lips, coz a lip brush is not big enough to cover my lips in very little time before Aqua Cream dries up. For the cheeks, I used my little Bourjois kabuki brush that came with the Mineral Matte Mousse Foundation

The flash washed out the color a bit. Hey it's not my fault that it gets dark so soon this time of year! =D

I don't think MUFE Aqua Cream is a must-have, though I'm glad I've got one. The only things I like about it are: the shade & the fact that it's waterproof. And yeah, I'll only be using it on my cheeks.

In India, Make Up For Ever is available only in Mumbai at the moment:
Shop No G06 - Inorbit Mall, Malad
400064 Mumbai

♥ Cynthia Z ^.^


  1. You look so beautiful!
    Thank you for the review because I honestly had no idea what these were meant for. The coral color you got looks wonderful! I'll have to buy it come Spring, once I get a little tan again. I'm pretty pale at the moment!

  2. thats a very pretty color :D, lovely application though :) im sure it sould hav looked better w/o the flash ;)

  3. I really wanted these when they first came out, but I am glad I didnt' get them because I would have gotten these in bulk. This color is really pretty, maybe I'll pick *only one* of these when I have more money. haha

  4. Shimmer~ I know..flash spoiled the color! ;D

    Beautygirl24~ Thank Noelle! Yup better get this in spring/summer


  5. Shivani~ Haha...ya u might as well try one


  6. For some reason, the Aqua Cream did not work for me. *cries*

    You on the other hand, look darling with it! =D

  7. Thanks for this review!! I know it sounds stupid but I just knew that this product exist! XD
    I just haven't heard/read about this cream until now, and I always stay away from the MUFE counter when I go to the mall because the SA would be all over you and I prefer not being bothered by SAs when I'm shopping. LOL

    You look gorgeous!

  8. OMG...the color is soooo gorgeous! Love it better on ur cheeks seems abit drying to the lips..


  9. looks little dry on the lips bu great on your cheeks.:)

  10. I recently got this in #2 for the eyes & I am loving it! Planning to get another one soon - but I plan to use this only for the eyes. I already have dry skin and something like this is def not going on my lips & cheeks. Btw this peach looks lovely on you, its making me wanna get a peach lippie too :)

  11. looks good on you... some how they dont suit me... my skin gets oily after a while...

  12. The color is super stunning on you !. I want this.

  13. Me likin it on ur cheeks more

  14. You may not be that crazy about it but I think this Aqua Cream loves you! You look gorgeous with it on!

  15. u looking sooooooooooooooo preety "pretty" preety ... hmmmmm u know dear i always wanted or say still want to pick no 9 .. its beautiful color :)
    lovedddd it on u really pretty

  16. hie .. i live in gurgaon and i need makeup forever products .. can anybody tell from where and how i can get those .. ???????

  17. hie .. i live in gurgaon(INDIA) .. and i need makeup forever HD products ,, can anybody tell from where and how i can get those .. ???

  18. such a beautiful it


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