NARS Sheer Glow Foundation

3.7

1511 reviews

62% would repurchase

Package Quality: 2.9

Price: $$$

Package Quality: 2.9

Price: $$$

INGREDIENTS

Cyclopentasiloxane, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-butyldimethicone Hectorite, Sodium Glutamate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, 1-Methyl-Hydantoin-2-imide, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Polysilicone-2, Serralysin, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Tocopherol, [may contain: titanium dioxide, iron oxides, iron oxides]


on 6/16/2015 2:48:00 AM

Age: 30-35

Skin: Oily, Medium Brown, Cool

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

Okay, so I have heard people rave on about this foundation for months. Both on youtube and on this site. Personally, I think that foundations work different for different people, what doesn't work for me might work great for you. This foundation is pretty nice. It is suitable for both oily and dry skin and has medium buildable coverage! Now the problem with this foundation is it is majorly over priced! I went and got my shade and demo done at the mall (I am in the shade Barcelona) and it looked exactly the same as some of my drugstore ones. I have used many foundations and this one did not stand out to me. Overall, I think that you can find something just the same if not a little bit better at the drugstore that is more than less its price. I urge you all to test it first and compare it to drugstore foundations - you will be quite surprised to see that some of your favourite drugstore foundations are better than high end ones! Hope this helped! :)



Age: 19-24

Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Hazel

This is a very light weight foundation. I found it comparable to Lancomes marical air de tint foundation.

Lasts all day as well and provides great coverage.
NARS - Sheer Glow Foundation - Tahoe (Medium-Dark 2 - Medium-Dark w/ Caramel Undertone) 30ml/1oz
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on 6/14/2015 4:20:00 AM

Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Combination, Olive, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

Such a lovely and breathable foundation! Provides medium coverage as well still looking natural on the skin. Wouldn't recommend this for an every day foundation but for days in which you need better coverage or you need to go to an event.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


on 6/9/2015 12:49:00 PM

Age: 19-24

Skin: Acne-prone, Medium, Warm

Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium

Eyes: Brown

Love this foundation! Literally makes me glow! I always get compliments when I use this foundation. I have combination, Acne prone skin and I have been in the process of clearing up my skin. I love this foundation because i can build it up to cover the redness of a breakout but when my skin is clear I only have to use a small amount and it gives me the perfect glowy coverage.

I also think that using my real techniques buffing brush with this product works 100x better than my fingers!

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Very Dry, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Green

The packaging for this product is beautiful, the coverage of this foundation is fantastic and it feels so light on the skin. It is so easy to blend and has a fantastic colour range! I highly recommend this product to anyone with oily- normal skin as I know you would love it. On the areas of my skin which are not dry this foundation looks flawless however on my forehead and nose (where I am a lot more dry) the foundation really clings to my dry patches - which is such a shame. The patches are noticeable and ruin the effect of a flawless finish. It is not so much the foundations fault but my own skins fault:( I just wanted to inform those with dry skin that this product may not be the one for you.


on 6/5/2015 8:25:00 PM

Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Very Dry, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Blond, Other, Other

Eyes: Green

This foundation is what I would call "good." For the price I was expecting a whole lot better! Over all the fondation isn't really true to its name. It claims to be "sheer glow." For one, I wouldn't describe it as sheer, more medium. Secondly, in my opinion its more of a Demi matte finish and not so glowy. If you are going to splurge to test it out for yourself, make sure you get color matched, because there is a lot of colors!


Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

I love this foundation, and how it does give a dewy finish more a sheer finish though. The colour really matched me as well I got the shade deauville, it's easy too blend and best too use with a beauty blender/sponge. However when you do blend it, it is quite sheer so I tend too put a second layer over the top, it does last the full day, about 6 hours maybe. The size I thought was a let down how it is very small and was quite pricey but the bottle still looks full too the top so I do recon it will take a while for me too Finnish. I do love this foundation and is one off the best I've used as it blends so well and doesn't look cakey at all.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


on 6/4/2015 5:12:00 AM

Age: 19-24

Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Blond, Other, Other

Eyes: Green

I absolutely loathe writing negative reviews but after all the hype I really had to post something as some sort of warning to other like-minded buyers. I usually use a light, dewy sheer foundation. Past favourites have been: Burberry Luminous Fluid Base, Chanel Aqua Vita Lumiere, MAC Face and Body, Charlotte Tilbury Light Wonder Foundation and Guerlain Lingerie de Peau (favourite). I bought this under the impression that this would be in the same vein as these products (perhaps I was fooled by the name of the product?) but was very much mistaken.

I so badly wanted to love this foundation but it is so matte, cakey and terrible that I even exchanged it for another thinking it must have been a faulty one. I tried every imaginable way of applying it; fingers, MAC duo-fibre stippling brush, Real Techniques foundation brush, a Beauty Blender sponge, but nothing would take away from how much this thick product stuck to any dry patches (/created ones I didn't even know I had) and made it look like I was wearing a huge face of make-up. The shade (Deauville) was fairly bang on but the consistency was just awful and I couldn't understand how matte it was. As it was so expensive I tried to give it to a friend who has the same shade skin as me. After applying it made her dewy skin look matte and cakey and it has been resigned as a decoration to my dressing table after a few uses.

The inner cap also cracked and has made using the product a hot mess. Oh to be able to return used products! I'm definitely sticking to my Guerlain foundation. This is the only cult product that I am completely confused at regarding the hype. Approach with caution and definitely test with your whole face, not just a shade swatch, before you think about buying! Sometimes buying into hype is tricksy...

xx

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.


on 6/1/2015 5:35:00 PM

Age: 30-35

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Hazel

This is the best foundation in my collection. I loathe the feel of heavy foundations and avoid full coverage unless I really need it. This foundation is light-medium coverage and has an extensive range of shades. Although many of the shades look quite yellow in the bottle they blend out well and look really natural. I tend to switch between Mont Blanc and Deauxville for my NW 15-20 skin. I find this blends like a dream with a buffing brush or stipling brush. The finish is so smooth and natural and does not feel like I am wearing anything on my skin. The packaging is fine if you buy the pump or use a MAC pump. It really should just come with the pump though. Overall I adore this foundation for everyday wear and am likely to use this more than any of my other foundations.

I recently began using a drop of the Cover FX Custom Cover Drops to adjust the shade of Mont Blanc and WOW! These two products go so well together. If I add 2-3 drops with Sheer Glow then I increase the coverage without changing the texture or finish of the foundation. Brilliant!


on 6/1/2015 3:27:00 PM

Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Combination, Other, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Curly, Medium

Eyes: Brown

Tried this out because I was curious to play around with foundation. I had heard a few good things about this product so I gave it a try and loved it. It really does give a sheer glow. It doesn't leave a dewy or a matte finish, which I like and it also stays on very smoothly. The only con about it is it takes a bit longer to blend than other products i have tried. Definitely recommend.


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