Covergirl Vitalist Healthy Elixir Foundation

Retailing at Walmart for $12/ 1fl oz- 30ml, this foundation is an anomaly.  The shade range is disappointing, but it does have a built in SPF.  I purchased this product because Walmart was out of my Revlon Colorstay, they were out of Covergirl Trublend, they were out of Maybelline Fit Me, they were out of basically everything except surly staff. The cost is reasonable, but the undertones are super yellow.

This foundation promises lightweight, oil-free, full covereage. It does provide a lightweight, hydrating formula.   It does have SPF 20, which is handy.  What it does not have however, is a shade that matches me.  It also is no where near full coverage.  I have tried building the coverage up and I would still consider this to be light or sheer coverage at best.

The formula itself is easy to work with,  love that the company is cruelty-free, just wish that it had a bit more coverage.

As described on Ulta’s Website:


CoverGirl’s Vitalist Healthy Elixir Foundation has a vitamin-infused formula with a special antioxidant and vitamin complex. Finally, a hydrating formula for beautiful, buildable coverage that glides on smoothly for a flawless look! This special antioxidant and vitamin complex plus SPF 20 work together to make your skin look healthy all day.


  • Give your skin a luminous glow
  • Available in multiple shades from light to deep
  • Oil free
  • Minimizes the appearance of oily shine
  • Lightweight formula


Water / Eau, Cyclopentasiloxane, Propylene Glycol, Talc, Dimethicone, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Sodium Chloride, PEG / PPG-18 / 18 Dimethicone, PVP, Benzyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylene / Methacrylate Copolymer, Trihydroxystearin, Arachidyl Behenate, Methicone, Silica, Sodium Benzoate, Synthetic Wax, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, Hexyl Laurate, Cetyl PEG / PPG-10 / 1 Dimethicone, Ethylene Brassylate, Behenic Acid, Polyethylene. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides.

You may wish to give this product a pass if:

  • You are allergic to Dimethicone
  • You are sensitive to Talc


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