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Stila Aqua Glow Serum Foundation

Stila

Aqua Glow Serum Foundation

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Item #: 2295804 Size: 1.0 oz

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Flood your skin with light, moisture and weightless coverage with every radiant, perfecting drop. This ultra lightweight, ionized water-based serum foundation offers a way to instantly blur, hydrate and perfect the look of skin with buildable to full coverage. A generation of highly refractive, multi-reflective color pigments use light to optically smooth the skin and instantly reduce the appearance of skin imperfections, pores, fine lines and wrinkles.

Stila's Electrolyte Balance System, a carefully combined complex of ionized water, advanced hyaluronic acid and essential minerals, helps hydrate and nourish for skin that glows with healthy radiance. The weightless texture melts into skin to create a perfected, undetectable finish so natural, no one will know you're wearing makeup!
Apply with brush or fingers all over face.
Water (Aqua), Dimethicone, Phenyl Trimethicone, Glycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Polyglyceryl-6 Polyricinoleate, Pentylene Glycol, Octyldodecyl Neopentanoate, Polysilicone-11, Lecithin, Enteromorpha Compressa Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Rosa Canina Extract, Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Butylene Glycol, Silica, Simethicone, Polyglyceryl-2 Isostearate, Decyl Glucoside, Squalane, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Tromethamine, Phospholipids, Propanediol, Panthenol, Stearoyl Inulin, Sodium Benzoate, Hydroxystearic Acid, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Sea Salt Extract, Xanthan Gum, Phytantriol, Stearic Acid, Aluminum Dimyristate, Disodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Sodium Anisate, Sodium Levulinate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer, Saccharomyces/Magnesium Ferment, Saccharomyces/Copper Ferment, Saccharomyces/Silicon Ferment, Saccharomyces/Zinc Ferment, Saccharomyces/Iron Ferment, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Tin Oxide, Potassium Sorbate, Mica (CI 77091), Disodium EDTA, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499).

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StilaAqua Glow Serum Foundation
 
3.9

(based on 94 reviews)

73%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Goes on smoothly (54)
  • Blends well (52)
  • Easy to apply (52)
  • Lightweight (52)
  • Good pigmentation (38)

Cons

  • Doesn't stay on (11)
  • Pricey / poor value (11)
  • Too greasy (8)
  • Poor coverage (7)
  • Difficult to apply (5)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (47)
  • Dry skin (31)
  • Normal skin (23)
  • Full coverage (21)
  • Mature skin (16)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (49), Budget shopper (16)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (45), Medium (29)

Reviewed by 94 customers

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5.0

Perfect glow for daytime

By Rachel

from Orlando

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Good Pigmentation
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Difficult To Apply

Best Uses

  • Dry Skin
  • Light To Medium Coverage

Comments about Stila Aqua Glow Serum Foundation:

I love the light coverage with the perfect amount of sheen.

  • Skin Tone:
  • Fair
 
4.0

Beautiful on the skin

By Victoria

from Kentucky

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Dewy Finish
  • Easy To Apply
  • Good Pigmentation
  • Long-Lasting

Cons

  • Hard to get out of packaging
  • Thick

Best Uses

  • Combo Skin
  • Light To Medium Coverage
  • Neutral/Cool Undertones
  • Normal Skin

Comments about Stila Aqua Glow Serum Foundation:

This foundation is really good for combination skin. It doesn't cling to my dry patches, but doesn't turn into an oil-slick on my t-zone. This foundation holds up well for over 8 hours. It blends really easily with a beauty blender or a brush, and because it's so pigmented you don't need much. The only complaint I have of this foundation is the packaging. You have to shake it like crazy, or it comes out too thick, or it won't come out of the dropper at all.

  • Skin Tone:
  • Fair

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I would definitely buy this againn

By Michelle

from Middletown ny

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Good Pigmentation
  • Has a Dewey finish love it
  • Lightweight
  • Long-Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Light To Medium Coverage

    Comments about Stila Aqua Glow Serum Foundation:

    I used a beauty blender and loved the application I love this foundation so much !

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    2.0

    Loved texture but not full coverage

    By castlecbc

    from Texas

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Poor Coverage

    Best Uses

    • Light To Medium Coverage

    Comments about Stila Aqua Glow Serum Foundation:

    Felt wonderful. Makes skin feel dewey but bought under the impression that coverage was buildable. It is not.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    2.0

    Not as good as the one before.

    By Sherb

    from Ferndale, MI

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Heavy

      Best Uses

        Comments about Stila Aqua Glow Serum Foundation:

        I did like the color since it is hard to find one that goes well with my skin tone but I was disappointed with the feel of the make up. It felt drying to me. I have pretty normal skin but it may be dry at times and this product made it feel drier.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        Great product!

        By Marjorie

        from Atlanta, GA

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Light To Medium Coverage
          • Normal Skin

          Comments about Stila Aqua Glow Serum Foundation:

          Stila's Aqua Glow Serum Foundation is a fantastic product. This provides very light coverage, perfect for Summer. To me, it's like a BB cream. Will buy again!

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          1.0

          issues

          By PSK

          from Michigan

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Causes Breakouts

            Best Uses

              Comments about Stila Aqua Glow Serum Foundation:

              Made my face break out like crazy....a bit greasy after longer wear.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              2.0

              Awful if you have uneven skin texture

              By Jordan

              from Troy,bMI

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Pigmentation
              • Lightweight
              • Long-Lasting

              Cons

              • Difficult To Apply
              • Streaky

              Best Uses

              • Full Coverage
              • Light To Medium Coverage
              • Normal Skin

              Comments about Stila Aqua Glow Serum Foundation:

              This is a great foundation for a dewy look if you have even skin texture, if you don't, it will streak and doesn't fill in lines or acne scars. Also dries flaky in those areas, but I've tried it on people with even texture and it's perfect if you like a dewy look.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair
               
              4.0

              I would purchase again & I have

              By semi retired

              from Illinois

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Lightweight
              • Long-Lasting
              • Matte Finish
              • Noncomodegenic

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Full Coverage
                • Light To Medium Coverage
                • Mature Skin
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about Stila Aqua Glow Serum Foundation:

                I use this when I'm going to be out & shopping or meeting friends, etc.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Fresh looking

                By sam loves dogs

                from Sarasota Florida

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Doesn't Stay On

                Best Uses

                • Dry Skin
                • Light To Medium Coverage
                • Mature Skin

                Comments about Stila Aqua Glow Serum Foundation:

                Overall I like this foundation. It applies nicely with fingers or a brush and you need very little. Serum foundation is not meant to be applied with a beauty blender due to the consistency. I have dry, mature skin and this leaves a nice finish but is not overly dewy. This is not for oily skin or those desiring a matte finish. One negative is that the color does darken a bit upon drying so keep that in in if deciding between two colors. Coverage is definitely light to medium so don't expect more. This foundation is meant for those that want their natural skin to show through.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair

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                • Q:

                  I have oily/combination skin, would you suggest this product?
                  Asked on 5/28/2016 by Tay from Minneapolis, MN

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    This product is best for dry and mature skin types.

                    Answered on 6/14/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Which primer can I use with this?
                  Asked on 3/8/2016 by Letyka81 from Jessup, MD

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  What shade is best for an NC20 skin tone with neutral undertones and freckles?
                  Asked on 3/4/2016 by puppygirl from floida

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    We highly recommend testing the shades in person at your nearest Ulta Beauty store to determine your perfect match! :-) Shade descriptions are listed below for easy reference.

                    http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                    Fair: Light with neutral, slightly pink undertone
                    Fair Light: Light neutral
                    Light: Light neutral with yellow undertone
                    Light Medium: Light neutral with warm undertones
                    Medium: Medium with neutral undertones
                    Medium tan: Medium with warm deep undertones
                    Tan: Warm tan with rich warm undertones
                    Tan Deep: Deep with yellow undertones
                    Deep: Deep neutral
                    Dark: Dark with red undertones

                    Answered on 3/7/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  is this a full coverage foundation?
                  Asked on 2/20/2016 by eden from winter springs, fl

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, it is buildable to full coverage.

                    Answered on 2/21/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  What type of powder do you recommend with this foundation?
                  Asked on 2/15/2016 by makeupnewbie

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  The Too Faced Born This Way foundation in Warm Beige is my exact match, what color would compare and compare the undertones?
                  Asked on 2/10/2016 by noor from central ca

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    We highly recommend testing the shades in person at your nearest Ulta Beauty store to determine your perfect match! :-) Shade descriptions are listed below for easy reference.

                    http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                    Fair: Light with neutral, slightly pink undertone
                    Fair Light: Light neutral
                    Light: Light neutral with yellow undertone
                    Light Medium: Light neutral with warm undertones
                    Medium: Medium with neutral undertones
                    Medium tan: Medium with warm deep undertones
                    Tan: Warm tan with rich warm undertones
                    Tan Deep: Deep with yellow undertones
                    Deep: Deep neutral
                    Dark: Dark with red undertones

                    Answered on 2/11/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  is this product tested on animals
                  Asked on 1/30/2016 by LadyJM from US

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Here is Stila's animal testing statement:

                    "Stila Styles, LLC ("Stila") is committed to providing women, worldwide, with the highest quality and safest beauty products. We carefully formulate and comprehensively test all of our products, using the most advanced techniques available to make certain our innovative products are safe for use. At Stila, we do not test any of our products on animals, nor do we ask others to do so, on our behalf.

                    In certain countries, where we wish to inspire and delight women by making our beauty products available in the countries they call home, we are subject to local rules and regulations. In such markets, regulatory authorities conduct independent testing in order to satisfy their own local registration and product safety requirements. Stila does not request or encourage any form of animal testing. We seek to build confidence and spread the joy of individual style through beauty."

                    Answered on 2/5/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  I used to use the stila illuminating liquid foundation in in the shade 40 watts..is this similar since that product has been discontinued?
                  Asked on 1/24/2016 by Sarah

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    You'll love this foundation just as much, if not more! :-) Aqua Glow Serum Foundation features a radiant, illuminating finish that helps blur away imperfections, plus it has built-in skincare benefits to hydrate and nourish the skin. We recommend testing the shades at your nearest Ulta Beauty store to determine your best match:

                    http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                    Answered on 1/26/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  What would you recommend to use to apply the foundation? Beauty blender, hands or brush?
                  Asked on 1/21/2016 by Val from AZ

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  good for oily skin?
                  Asked on 1/10/2016 by Mimi from Chicago us

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    This product is best for dry and mature skin types.

                    Answered on 1/14/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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