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Smashbox Liquid Halo HD Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15

Smashbox

Liquid Halo HD Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15

Natural Vanilla 1 (natural vanilla for fair complexions)

Item #: 2262308 Size: 1.0 oz

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Bring on the flawless! The first-ever foundation with Liquid Light Technology completely evens out skin for a totally natural, luminous finish. (Think gel-covered pigments that mimic photo filters to blur imperfections.)

Created in Smashbox Studios, this HD formula was developed to keep up with advancing photo technology by giving you flawless coverage that's undetectable to the naked eye.

  • Works with all undertones
  • Buildable sheer-to-medium coverage
  • Long-wearing
  • Moisturizing
  • Sweat and humidity resistant
  • Formulated without parabens, sodium lauryl sulfate, phthalates, oil, fragrance & talc

 

Bonus! Makeup always looks better with primer, so Smashbox included a free sample of their award-winning Photo Finish Foundation Primer inside.
 

Starting at center of face, apply Liquid Halo HD Foundation and build to desired coverage.

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Product Reviews

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SmashboxLiquid Halo HD Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15
 
4.0

(based on 200 reviews)

77%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Goes on smoothly (153)
  • Easy to apply (148)
  • Lightweight (147)
  • Blends well (145)
  • Good pigmentation (91)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (51)
  • Poor coverage (34)
  • Doesn't stay on (33)
  • Too greasy (10)
  • Causes breakouts (8)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (123)
  • Normal skin (58)
  • Sensitive skin (46)
  • Dry skin (40)
  • Mature skin (36)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (109), Budget shopper (66)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (100), Medium (78), Deep (12)

Reviewed by 200 customers

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5.0

love how it goes on, wish it was longer lasting tho!

By Vegas Mom

from Las vegas, NV

About Me Budget Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Doesn't Stay On

Best Uses

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

Comments about Smashbox Liquid Halo HD Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

Goes on smooth, blends easy with fingers or sponge. Doesnt feel dry and sticky like all these newer name brand foundations that are 'all day wear'.

  • Skin Tone:
  • Fair
 
5.0

Amazing foundation

By Toya

from Homestead, Fl

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Dry Skin
    • Light To Medium Coverage
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Smashbox Liquid Halo HD Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

    This product is amazing . I've been using it for over a year now. My makeup always looks flawless.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    5.0

    Great foundation

    By Yary

    from Orlando, FL

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Light To Medium Coverage

      Comments about Smashbox Liquid Halo HD Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

      I started using it as my go out foundation and now I use it every day. It blends to match your skin color. Looks very natural. Great for photos. I've been using it for about five years now.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair
       
      5.0

      I love it!

      By Tudodig

      from West Linn, OR

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Full Coverage
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Smashbox Liquid Halo HD Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

        I love this foundation. It goes on smoothly, covers beautifully and lasts all day long.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        My Favorite Foundation

        By Nurse Sherri

        from Upstate NY

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Pricey but worth it.

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Smashbox Liquid Halo HD Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

        Smashbox Halo gives you a dewy look without the shine. LOVE this foundation.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        Love love love

        By Makeup addict

        from Phoenix az

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Light To Medium Coverage
          • Normal Skin
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Smashbox Liquid Halo HD Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

          I've been using this for about 2 years I love it. Great for everyday wear

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          3.0

          Not for me-Halo

          By Make up coverage

          from New York

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Light To Medium Coverage

            Comments about Smashbox Liquid Halo HD Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

            Not not a real fan Smashbox I had to return to this one and purchase another one more closer to my skin tone.(they didn't have what I needed the first time). But, if your intrested in like coverage this a good product.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            5.0

            Favorite foundation

            By Nikki

            from Chicago IL

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Light To Medium Coverage
              • Normal Skin

              Comments about Smashbox Liquid Halo HD Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

              Tried multiple foundations, this is the best one

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              I finally found a foundation I love!

              By Kathleen

              from Whitesboro, NY

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Light To Medium Coverage
                • Normal Skin

                Comments about Smashbox Liquid Halo HD Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                I read about this foundation in a magazine and couldn't wait to try it. I have been looking for the perfect foundation for years. It is lightweight with nice coverage, but let's my skin shine through. Almost a dewy look. Love it!!!

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                5.0

                in my top 3 foundations

                By April

                from Nashville, TN

                Comments about Smashbox Liquid Halo HD Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15:

                Love this foundation! I've been using it for years and I've also tried different ones as well and this is still my favorite. it gives me use enough coverage the first application and if I go a second round it's flawless full coverage.

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                Get answers from in-house experts.

                14 Questions | 15 Answers
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                • Q:

                  Would this product give me a dewy finish? I have quite dry skin and favor a product that gives a little shine.
                  Asked on 4/30/2016 by rosedeanne

                  2 answers

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Liquid Halo Foundation contains a light reflecting technology that leaves the skin with a luminous finish. We suggest pairing it with our Hydrating Primer for a moisture barrier that will last all day.

                    Answered on 5/10/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! Liquid Halo Foundation contains a light reflecting technology that leaves the skin with a luminous finish. We suggest pairing it with our Hydrating Primer for a moisture barrier that will last all day.

                    Answered on 5/2/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  I am at that age where i'm getting "hot flashes" & I tend to sweat around my nose area & my foundation tends to melt off just right around the nose area. will this foundation melt off with the sweat?
                  Asked on 4/15/2016 by kandigma from seattle

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! Our Studio Skin 15 Hour Wear Foundation is sweat and humidity resistant. This might be a better match. Pair it with our Primer Water to prime, refresh and set your skin throughout the day. It will help keep you cool while your foundation lasts and lasts. Visit your nearest Ulta store for a shade match with one of our associates:

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

                    Answered on 4/15/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  I wear light/medium in the halo powder. And it matches perfectly what color halo foundation should I choose?
                  Asked on 2/4/2016 by Chas from Virginia

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Golden Beige 5 (golden beige for light/medium complexions) may be your best match. Please note that these shades may be tested at your nearest Ulta Beauty store, if you prefer:

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

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

                  Is this silicone or water based?
                  Asked on 8/9/2015 by Mary from Florida

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    This product is primarily water-based. All ingredients are listed below for easy reference:

                    Active: Octinoxate 4.90%, Titanium Dioxide 2.90%. Inactive: Water\Aqua\Eau, Isododecane, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Trioctyldodecyl Citrate, Polysilicone-11, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Hexyl Laurate, Quaternium-90 Bentonite, Dimethicone Silylate, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Alumina, Silica, Propylene Carbonate, Sodium Chloride, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Stearic Acid, Palmitic Acid, C12-16 Alcohols, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

                    Answered on 8/11/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                • Q:

                  what are the undertones for light beige? (neutral, yellow, pink...)
                  Asked on 7/16/2015 by ChristineMH from US

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Light Beige 3 features neutral undertones and is ideal for light complexions.

                    Answered on 7/17/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                • Q:

                  Is This Foundation For Oily Skin?
                  Asked on 6/27/2015 by Monse from Santa Rosa, CA

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  I use studio skin 2.3--what shades are comparable?
                  Asked on 6/23/2015 by val

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    We recommend shade Light Warm Beige 4 (light warm beige for light complexions) for those who wear Studio Skin in shade 2.3. This shade can be tested at your nearest ULTA Beauty store:
                    http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                    Answered on 6/24/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                • Q:

                  is the smashbox liguid foundations good for acne prone skin?
                  Asked on 3/17/2015 by Brandy from US

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  Is this product good for combination skin types? I am dry around my nose and forehead but not really dry any where else on my face..
                  Asked on 12/25/2014 by bryanna

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  If I wear Studio Skin 1.2 what shade would that convert to in the Halo HD?
                  Asked on 12/22/2014 by Stefany from Pearland, TX

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Warm Vanilla (2) is ideal for those who wear shade 1.2 in Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Wear Hydrating Foundation.

                    Answered on 12/23/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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