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    POREfection Foundation

    PR1 - Fair

    Item #: 2269594

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    LoracPOREfection Foundation
     
    3.8

    (based on 85 reviews)

    72%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Goes on smoothly (55)
    • Blends well (53)
    • Easy to apply (53)
    • Good pigmentation (43)
    • Long-lasting (39)

    Cons

    • Doesn't stay on (19)
    • Pricey / poor value (14)
    • Poor coverage (11)
    • Too greasy (9)
    • Heavy (7)

    Best Uses

    • Light to medium coverage (30)
    • Full coverage (27)
    • Sensitive skin (22)
    • Normal skin (21)
    • Acne-prone or oily skin (18)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Brand buyer (41), Budget shopper (26)
      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium (39), Fair (35)

    Reviewed by 85 customers

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    5.0

    I would buy this again

    By Mickey the make up artist

    from aventura

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Great coverage
    • Lightweight
    • Long-Lasting
    • Noncomodegenic

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Combo Skin
      • Light To Medium Coverage
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Lorac POREfection Foundation:

      Wonderful product I have used dept. store brands this one far better!

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      4.0

      Very Nice

      By Judi

      from Milford, NJ

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Full Coverage

        Comments about Lorac POREfection Foundation:

        Love the way this goes on, nice and smooth. I also love the packaging. Not a drop is wasted. I lost so much make up in the past that remained in the bottle.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        4.0

        I loved it, but Im going to keep looking

        By Alyssa

        from Las Vegas, NV

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
          • Full Coverage
          • Normal Skin

          Comments about Lorac POREfection Foundation:

          I love this foundation. I have pictures while I was wearing it and my face literally looks airbrushed and I have acne! I have purchased 2 bottles but the second one I got a darker one for the summer, but I didn't get much of a tan so I stopped using it, but will be finishing it off when it does match. There are so many other foundations out there, I feel like I need to try a bunch to really have one as my favorite. But so far I like it more than Bareminerals, but not as much as I like Tarte. I am going to try Kat Von D next for the coverage because I heard thats great!

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair

          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Not Porefection

          By MellyD

          from Greenville, North Carolina

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Doesn't Stay On
            • Poor Coverage
            • Pricey / Poor Value
            • Too Greasy

            Best Uses

            • Dry Skin
            • Light To Medium Coverage

            Comments about Lorac POREfection Foundation:

            I wss told by a sales associate that this product was full coverage and if it was a matte finish. The associate told me yes and even tested it on a small area on my face. It felt fine in the store and of course I knew that I would not get the full effect until I tried it myself for a full day. The next day when I tried the product I noticed serious problems. The foundation was not full coverage or matte finish. I was really irritated at the associate because those were my two main concerns in which I made specifically clear in the store.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Oily and melts off your face

            By LaRandi

            from South Carolina

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Goes On Smoothly

            Cons

            • Causes Breakouts
            • Doesn't Stay On
            • Does Not Minimize Pores
            • Liquidy
            • Makes You Oily
            • Poor Coverage
            • Pricey / Poor Value
            • Streaky
            • Transfers Onto Anything

            Best Uses

            • Dry Skin

            Comments about Lorac POREfection Foundation:

            I really wanted to like this product. I ran out of Exuviance SkinCaring Foundation so decided to try this. It's is easy to apply but it doesn't stay on. I am not normally oily but this made me greasy and shiny. It transferred onto anything that came in contact with my face. It does not minimize pores as it claims. If anything it enhances them. No matter how you blend it liked to gather around lip and chin.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            4.0

            Fourth bottle of this!!

            By mojo322

            from Sharpsburg,GA

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Full Coverage
              • Mature Skin

              Comments about Lorac POREfection Foundation:

              Love this and the coverage and color selection!

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair
               
              5.0

              flawless

              By BMW

              from Gaylord MI

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Long-Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Full Coverage
                • Normal Skin

                Comments about Lorac POREfection Foundation:

                Love this product. Definitely recommend.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                5.0

                Great, light foundation

                By Michelle Smiley

                from Chicago, IL

                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

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

                  Comments about Lorac POREfection Foundation:

                  This is the foundation I have been searching for!

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Medium

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Coverage

                  By Jupiter

                  from Littleton Colorado

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Goes On Smoothly

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't Stay On
                  • Heavy
                  • Too Greasy

                  Best Uses

                  • Dry Skin

                  Comments about Lorac POREfection Foundation:

                  Does not go on evenly very heavy feels greasy.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Medium
                   
                  4.0

                  Porefection

                  By Nikki6

                  from Lincoln,NE

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Normal Skin

                    Comments about Lorac POREfection Foundation:

                    Great foundation.

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Medium

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                    25 Questions | 25 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      I am currently using benefit hello flawless foundation in all the rage beige. What color is similar?
                      Does this product give a dewy finish?
                      Asked on 11/11/2014 by Kelli from Plymouth. Ma

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      I'm fair skinned with slight pink undertones. I have normal skin with a slightly oily t-zone as the day goes on, especially if the weather is warm. I really would like to try this product since I heard many good things & as I'm getting older (I'm 39) my pores are getting a little larger & I have very little fine lines. When I purchased the Urban Decay Naked foundation, it was recommended that I get shade 2.0 which surprisingly matches me well considering the yellow undertones. Which shade would u suggest in this foundation? Thank u :)!
                      Asked on 9/15/2014 by FJP82075 from Brooklyn, NY

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        We suggest testing both PR2 - Light (this shade is most similar to UD 2.0) and PR1 - Fair (which is lighter and slightly more pink-toned) at your nearest ULTA store to determine your best match:
                        http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                        This foundation is oil-free and formulated for all skin types including combination normal/oily skin. It is formulated with antioxidants and SPF to help keep skin in beautiful shape!


                        Try the 3-step system to create Complexion POREfection:

                        Step 1: POREfection Mattifying Face Primer
                        Step 2: POREfection Foundation
                        Step 3: POREfection Baked Perfecting Powder

                        Answered on 9/16/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Hi
                      I really want to buy this foundation but wanted to know my shade. I wear NC27 in mac studio tech foundation. And mac NW 30 in studio finish concealer. Guide me please.
                      Thank you
                      Arch
                      Asked on 9/2/2014 by Arch from Leicester. UK

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      Looking for a full coverage foundation. I have a olive complexion.
                      I want a medium color without any pink tones.
                      Asked on 8/25/2014 by tricia from chattanooga, tn

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        LORAC POREfection Foundation provides buildable medium to full coverage. We suggest testing both Medium Beige and Medium Tan shades at your nearest ULTA store to determine your best match:
                        http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                        Answered on 8/29/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      I have really dry skin. Will this foundation be a good match for me?
                      Asked on 8/9/2014 by Candice from El Dorado, Arkansas

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        Yes, POREfection Foundation is formulated for all skin types including dry skin! If you experience flaky dryness, we recommend exfoliating once to twice weekly, moisturizing, and priming with POREfection Mattifying Face Primer prior to foundation application to ensure the smoothest finish.

                        Answered on 8/14/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      I use Lo'real lumi foundation in W6, what shade would fit me best, also I'm a bit oily to combinational skin. Thank you, Xoxo!
                      Asked on 8/1/2014 by LauraForever21 from Los Angeles, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        PR7 - Medium Tan may be your best match, though we recommend testing this shade at your nearest ULTA store:
                        http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                        This product is formulated for all skin types including combination-oily skin. It is oil-free.

                        Answered on 8/4/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      I use the Lorac color correcting cream what is the difference in coverage compared to the Lorac porefection foundation
                      Asked on 7/29/2014 by Lor

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        LORAC CC Cream provides light-to-medium coverage, while LORAC POREfection Foundation provides buildable medium-to-full coverage.

                        Answered on 8/1/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      I am a NC42 in MAC studio fix powder what shade would be the equivalent for the LORAC Porefection foundation?
                      Asked on 7/17/2014 by Nals

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        PR7 - Medium Tan (Item #:2269600) or PR8 - Golden Tan (Item #:2269601) may be your best matches. We recommend visiting your nearest ULTA store, where you can test these shades: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                        Answered on 7/25/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      I used sms4 in the breakthrough foundation. Which color would you recommend in the. Porefection?
                      Asked on 7/16/2014 by Kylesm100

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        We suggest PR6 - Medium Beige as your best match.

                        Answered on 7/17/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      I am nearly 65 with rosy skin with freckling. I have broken capillaries around my nose and large pores. Would this be the best product for me and in what shade?
                      Asked on 7/14/2014 by Lynnda from Stillwater, OK

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        If pore size is a concern, we recommend this foundation due to its pore minimizing benefits. It provides buildable medium-to-full coverage to effectively conceal skin redness/broken capillaries. We suggest visiting your nearest ULTA store to test the shades and find your match:
                        http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                        Answered on 7/15/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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