c00kie22's review of Shiseido Sun Protection Liquid Foundation SPF 42 PA+++ [DISCONTINUED & REFORMULATED]


349 reviews

78% would repurchase

Package Quality: 4.2

Price: $$$

Package Quality: 4.2

Price: $$$


2014 REFORMULATION: Active Ingredients: Octinoxate 1.9%, Titanium Dioxide 8.3%; Inactive Ingredients: Water, Dimethicone, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Isododecane, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Cyclomethicone, Sd Alcohol 40-B, Peg/Ppg-19/19 Dimethicone, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3, Peg/Ppg-14/7 Dimethyl Ether, Saxifraga Sarmentosa Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sophora Angustifolia Root Extract, Aluminum Hydroxide, Aluminum Distearate, Alumina, Isostearic Acid, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Trisodium Edta, Silica, Polysilicone-2, Alcohol, Sodium Magnesium Silicate, Hydrated Silica, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Tocopherol, Distearyldimonium Chloride, Bht, Syzygium Jambos Leaf Extract, Hydrogen Dimethicone, Tin Oxide, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Mica.
PSA: Product was recently reformulated.


Product Info: Newly reformulated, this full-coverage, liquid foundation leaves a flawless, transfer-resistant, dewy and luminous finish that lasts for hours. Resistant against water and oil. PABA-free.


Age: 25-29

Skin: Very Oily, Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

I browse MUA often but have never really purchased anything worth reviewing. This product has me going WOW. I wish I could give it a 4.5 because that's closer to what I think this product is rated.

A bit of context: I have very oily skin...very oily...like enough oil to gas my car every day. I moisturize with jojoba oil and exfoliate with an AHA every other day. I use milk of magnesia and monistat chafing gel as primers and I used to use BB cream as my daily foundation and I STILL get pretty oily plus the BB cream just kinda melted away. My face has a few hyperpigmentation scarring from past acne and once in a while a zit here and there. My skin tone is a bit uneven and my face is definitely a bit darker than my neck/chest. Other than that, I don't really need heavy coverage.

I bought SP40 & SP60 to mix together since I wanted it to match my neck/chest. It oxidizes and matches my skin perfectly. I've had it on for 7 hours now and it has stayed put! Not only has it not budged, but I didn't get oily! It still looks nice and smooth with a dewy finish which is EXACTLY what I wanted in a foundation. It blended so perfectly that it looks just like my skin. The only grip I have is that it doesn't really cover my rare zit or my couple of dark spots extremely well but that's what concealer is for! To top it off, you get SPF42 to protect your skin.

I still can't believe that I'm wearing liquid foundation because I really thought all the things that I wanted in one foundation was a pipe dream. I can finally say, my quest for my HG foundation is finally over. All thanks to this community!

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