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Japonesque Color Luminous Foundation

Japonesque Color

Luminous Foundation

Shade 1

Item #: 2265516 Size: 0.84 oz

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Flawless liquid makeup. Exquisitely moist liquid foundation for the perfect balance of skin dewiness and flawless coverage. Exceptionally supple texture to layer, blend and customize your coverage. Creamy and comfortable to wear, skin looks radiant and perfectly balanced.

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Sweep base over the face using a foundation brush to buff and blur into the skin. Layer and blend to adjust coverage, and sheer out with a stippling brush.
Aqua/Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate/Octinoxate, Glycerin, Mica, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Butylene Glycol, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Magnesium Sulfate, Dimethicone/PEG-10/15 Crosspolymer, Dimethicone/Vinyltrimethylsiloxysilicate Crosspolymer, Methicone, Lauroyl Lysine, Silica, Dipropylene Glycol, Talc, Sodium Citrate, Tocopherol, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Potassium Sorbate, Parfum/Fragrance. May Contain: CI 77163 (Bismuth Oxychloride), CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).

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Japonesque ColorLuminous Foundation
 
4.1

(based on 313 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (231)
  • Goes on smoothly (229)
  • Blends well (224)
  • Lightweight (200)
  • Good pigmentation (153)

Cons

  • Doesn't stay on (42)
  • Poor coverage (41)
  • Pricey / poor value (39)
  • Too greasy (28)
  • Causes breakouts (17)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (191)
  • Normal skin (96)
  • Dry skin (89)
  • Full coverage (89)
  • Sensitive skin (67)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (137), Budget shopper (121)

Reviewed by 313 customers

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2.0

Not sure yet. I have redness all around my face

By kim

from richardson

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Causes Breakouts

    Best Uses

    • Light To Medium Coverage
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Japonesque Color Luminous Foundation:

    Not sure yet. I have redness all over my face. Not sure it its the primer that I purchased from you and I have never used primer before or if its the foundation.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great foundation for someone with large pores and fine lines

    By Mangoshake05

    from santa clarita

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Dry Skin
      • Light To Medium Coverage
      • Mature Skin

      Comments about Japonesque Color Luminous Foundation:

      I love this foundation! I wish they would carry a better range of colors to include more skin tones.

       
      5.0

      I would buy this again

      By Neise

      from Macon, Ga

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Japonesque Color Luminous Foundation:

      Goes on smooth

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Glad the Rep was there to apply it on me!

      By tGracie

      from Paris, Texas

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Dry Skin
        • Light To Medium Coverage
        • Mature Skin

        Comments about Japonesque Color Luminous Foundation:

        I have tried several makeup foundations lately. In past my brand was Clinique tinted moisturizer (till it was discontinued). In the past I have used iT BB cream foundation with great coverage but too caked for 56 year old. Pur mineral spray foundation is good but was oily like & sit on top of skin. I tried all of those, then settled on Merle Normans tinted moisturizer for the last 3-4 years had done a good job of looking natural. I work 12 hr sifts & find it wears off mid day. So hence I'm looking for a new foundation that looks natural. I tried Elise & it seems to go on well but seemed to crease & set heavy in my under-eye area. I also tried Smashbox Studio Skin Hydration foundation. It looks good on but comes off too easily on clothes & cell phone etc... found it to sit on top of skin. I read great reviews for older skin for the Bare minerals complexion-rescue-tinted-hydrating-gel-cream. It goes on well but I found it very drying & settled into under eye creases as well, making my eyes look older & more wrinkles. I went into Ulta & a lady from the Japonesque line helped me. She applied the primer & dark circle concealer & highlighter. It looked so good I bought it. I was able to duplicate this effect at home 3 days in a row. It has withstood 10hrs of my 12 hr sift & still looks good! It's starting to look a bit dry, so I may get some hydrating spray for mid day to quench my face. Lady used a setting spray from Japonesque & didn't buy it at that time but had ordered it & I think it will do the trick. I can also use the Merle Norman for days I'm not going out for the moisture. I really love the MN but it needs reapplying several times a day.

         
        3.0

        Like it, but don't love it...

        By DenverJamie

        from DenverCO

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Doesn't Stay On

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
        • Light To Medium Coverage
        • Normal Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Japonesque Color Luminous Foundation:

        I like this foundation. It has a great range of colors and it goes on nice and smooth. My only real issue is that it doesn't last long, about half a day before it starts to go away (even with setting powder). If you're not looking for too much coverage it's great, but it doesn't do a good job of hiding my skin discoloration.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        My favourite product

        By Crys

        from Charlotte,Nc

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Long-Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Full Coverage
          • Normal Skin

          Comments about Japonesque Color Luminous Foundation:

          I started to use this product a year ago and is the best fondation i ever used.it is little bit expensive but it deserves the money

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Like product

          By Diane

          from Ormond Beach Fl

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Good Pigmentation
          • Lightweight
          • Matte Finish

          Cons

          • Pricey / Poor Value

          Best Uses

          • Light To Medium Coverage

          Comments about Japonesque Color Luminous Foundation:

          A little expensive but since I a do not use it everyday it lasts a long time

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Disappointment

          By KD

          from DC

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Goes On Smoothly

          Cons

          • Poor Coverage
          • Pricey / Poor Value
          • Too Greasy

          Best Uses

          • Dry Skin
          • Light To Medium Coverage

          Comments about Japonesque Color Luminous Foundation:

          This foundation provides very light coverage, so unless your skin only needs a touch up, you will definitely need a quality concealer and setting powder to use with it. It gives a very nice dewy finish; however, it can feel heavy and look greasy (even on dry/normal skin), especially if you use it as "buildable" due to its insufficient coverage. I tried shade 2 which looked great at first but after a few hours, it must have oxidized and then turned into an ashy dark beige shade. Even though it blends well, it is not particularly long lasting.

          All in all, the only positive is the product's luminous finish. It is simply not worth its full price and for these reasons, I am returning it.

           
          5.0

          Best Foundation I've Used

          By SassyMissAllie

          from Moore, OK

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
            • Full Coverage
            • Light To Medium Coverage

            Comments about Japonesque Color Luminous Foundation:

            Goes on smoothly and easily, isn't cakey or heavy, matches skintone well, works well both with and without moisturizer and/or primer, and you use a smaller amount than other brands I've tried.

             
            3.0

            Shimmery foundation

            By Cris

            from Los Angeles, ca

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply

            Cons

            • Poor Coverage
            • Too Greasy

            Best Uses

            • Dry Skin

            Comments about Japonesque Color Luminous Foundation:

            No coverage, watery

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            45 Questions | 46 Answers
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            • Q:

              What shades DO NOT have pink or peach tones?
              Asked on 4/26/2017 by Debbie from TX

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Luminous Foundation in shades 04, 06, 08, 09 and 10 do not have pink or peach undertones.

                Answered on 4/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Japonesque
            • Q:

              Does this have a luminous finish as it is described?
              Asked on 4/8/2017 by Lynn from Paducah, KY

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Yes! Our Luminous Foundation offers the perfect balance of skin dewiness, radiantly flawless, buildable medium-full coverage.

                Answered on 4/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Japonesque
            • Q:

              Hi I would like to try product however I am not sure which is the equivalent for my Laura Mercier cashew brown.
              Asked on 4/7/2017 by Christina from San Diego, CA

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Go for Luminous Foundation Shade 02. This dewy, luminous foundation is buildable and will be a great alternative.

                Answered on 4/10/2017 by Brand Expert from Japonesque
            • Q:

              I use NC15 in MAC which has the yellow tone could I use shade 4 or do I need to do 3?
              Asked on 3/19/2017 by BrandiMac from Etta MS

              2 answers

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Luminous Foundation Shade 04 would match closest to your NC15 in MAC.

                Answered on 3/29/2017 by Brand Expert from Japonesque
              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Finishing Powder Shade 03 will match a yellow undertone!

                Answered on 3/29/2017 by Brand Expert from Japonesque
            • Q:

              Is Japonesque a full coverage base makeup?
              I have many sun spots on my face and need full coverage.
              Asked on 2/28/2017 by Marissa from Concord, NC

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                It provides buildable coverage, so you can certainly build it to full coverage! :-)

                Answered on 3/14/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
            • Q:

              Is JAPONESQUE Luminous Foundation Oil Free?
              Asked on 2/9/2017 by Jes from Buffalo, NY

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                Yes, this product is oil-free.

                Answered on 3/14/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
            • Q:

              Will this product cause breakouts
              Asked on 12/26/2016 by Glambyhan from San tan valley, Arizona

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                This foundation is oil-free and formulated for all skin types, so you can absolutely use it. For those with sensitivities, it is always advisable to review the ingredients list prior to use.

                Answered on 12/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
            • Q:

              Does it have spf ? I don't want flashback
              Asked on 9/28/2016 by Beauty brat from Salt Lake City Utah

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                This product does not provide sun protection and isn't SPF rated. You shouldn't experience any flashback! Enjoy!

                Answered on 10/6/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
            • Q:

              I tried using the product color match link but was unable to determine what I would use. I'm an NC42 in MAC. Would shade #8 be good for me?
              Asked on 9/13/2016 by Mariana

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                Yes, shades 07 or 08 might work best for you! We recommend testing these shades at your nearest Ulta Beauty store which carries Japonesque Color to ensure your perfect match.

                Answered on 9/13/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
            • Q:

              I wear 03 in the Japonesque powder. Is the 03 foundation the same color/tone?
              Asked on 8/2/2016 by Auntietat from Los Angeles

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                The best shade to go with shade 03 Luminous Foundation would be shade 02 Velvet Touch Finishing Powder. If you wish to set under eye concealer with a brighter shade, shade 01 should be used. Hope this helps!

                Answered on 8/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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