I have been on a foundation kick lately. I wanted a new one for fall. I feel like every fall I want a new foundation, its something about this time of year. I tried the Dior Star but with the shade I had (I returned it because of shade, not because its a bad foundation) too light and the next shade up too dark I just couldn’t. I decided not to get the two and mix because seemed like a hassle. Instead I got NARS Sheer Glow.
I have been wanting to try this one for a long time, considering everyone and their mother loves this stuff. I was a bit apprehensive with my full-on oily skin but, I figured why not, its only makeup. I got the shade Deauville, which is a great match for me. For reference I have about NC/NW20 skin (I’m pretty neutral, I have an almost olive undertone).
I am currently spotty, thanks to my lovely hormones but, it does make for a good coverage check.
I have to say, this foundation has really great medium coverage. I still use a spot concealer but, this covers most imperfections and all discoloration/unevenness. The finish is beautiful, the glow is as advertised. You get a beautiful, skin like glow once this foundation sets. I find with my oily skin a thin layer of this over a primer works best. I don’t really build this since it will slip and move more easily on my skin once my oil gets going. I can get this to last about 8 hours on my skin with a primer and powder, but not on my nose (the devil).
I really enjoy this foundation. I am actually pretty surprised. I will say the longevity isn’t as great as I wish (but only because I work long days and have oily skin). Its a great everyday foundation option that looks natural on, but has great coverage.
You can get this foundation at NARS counters, online and at Sephora for $45. It does not come with the pump (which is crazy and annoying) but you can get the pump separately for $6 (which I clearly did).
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