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Laura GellerBalance-n-Brighten Baked Color Correcting Foundation
Laura Geller

Balance-n-Brighten Baked Color Correcting Foundation

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Item #: 2218588

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Laura GellerBalance-n-Brighten Baked Color Correcting Foundation
 
4.5

(based on 749 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (665)
  • Lightweight (616)
  • Blends well (580)
  • Long-lasting (497)
  • Goes on smoothly (328)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (49)
  • Poor coverage (35)
  • Doesn't stay on (25)
  • Unnatural color (17)
  • Messy (16)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (256)
  • Sensitive skin (224)
  • Normal skin (221)
  • Mature skin (164)
  • All skin types (144)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (386), Budget shopper (270)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium (215), Fair (192)

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5.0

My new Love!

By Keira

from Houston, TX

About Me Budget Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Dry Skin
    • Everyday
    • Full Coverage
    • Light To Medium Coverage
    • Normal Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Laura Geller Balance-n-Brighten Baked Color Correcting Foundation:

    This is my first Laura Geller purchase. I saw Laura Geller on a segment on QVC and learned about her products. Checked the reviews online before buying. It really does what it's formulated to do. Looks great throughout the day, even when I wear a mask all day working at the hospital. My face just looks fresher and brighter.
    I tend to layer-up & build coverage with powder foundation, and the compacts still looks new, so it lasts long enough to get your money's worth - Super Happy! - since I've been more of a budget buyer, but I'm now investing more in my make-up. Looking to try more from this product line.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    2.0

    Not that good for price

    By Kayla

    from St. Louis, MO

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

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

      Best Uses

        Comments about Laura Geller Balance-n-Brighten Baked Color Correcting Foundation:

        I bought this after the usual, seeing the good reviews, and after also seeing L.G on TV a few years. I had somewhat high hopes for the price and coverage. I have combo skin, with a reddish tint to my cheeks, and when I put this on I really have to work at it to make it not have the typical "powder look", also the fallout is horrible, and the coverage it sub-par for the price. I work a typical 8-5 job and by 9am I was already due for a touch up, that to me for this price point isn't okay. Ill stick with my NYX "Set it don't fret it" for a fraction of the price.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        Best Ever!

        By Kathy

        from Milwaukee, wi

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Light To Medium Coverage
          • Mature Skin

          Comments about Laura Geller Balance-n-Brighten Baked Color Correcting Foundation:

          Easy to use, great coverage without that heavy caked on look.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          5.0

          Best foundation I have ever found

          By klind

          from Fort Worth, TX

          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 Laura Geller Balance-n-Brighten Baked Color Correcting Foundation:

            Since I hate liquid foundation, I was thrilled to find a foundation that worked for my sensitive skin and gives great coverage.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            3.0

            not for neutral fair tone

            By mascara junkie

            from new york

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Laura Geller Balance-n-Brighten Baked Color Correcting Foundation:

                  my skin tone is neutral and this makes me look too orangey. As much as I wanted this to be as fabulous as I've read about, it's just a no go for me. Given the cost, I'll use it.

                  Oh, it crumbles (I've got another Laura Geller baked product that does the same), so not good for a make up bag that gets moved about or rattled.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  4.0

                  Pretty good foundation

                  By Abigail

                  from Virginia

                  Comments about Laura Geller Balance-n-Brighten Baked Color Correcting Foundation:

                  I tend to steer away from powder foundation mostly because I find them to be lighter coverage than I want and too cakey and drying on my already dry skin. That being said, I was pretty impressed with this foundation as it does provide decent coverage and is definitely buildable without becoming cakey. I also think this foundation does brighten up my features as it claims. My biggest issue with it is the color options. I bought fair when the foundation was on sale and found it to be too dark on my skin (although after about a half hour it had adjusted a little and was not so obviously discolored). I just happened to order a Laura Geller set with this foundation in it in the color fair again and the two are completely different. Even looking at the pan the fair I received in the kit is so much lighter and actually matches my skin. Because of this I probably will not purchase this item again. This item will last a while but the price is not worth it in my opinion for such variability. Also, this is not a makeup to me that provides full coverage and I tend to use it over a cream foundation to set it rather than by itself.

                   
                  4.0

                  Long lasting, nice coverage!

                  By Jvi

                  from Texas

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Laura Geller Balance-n-Brighten Baked Color Correcting Foundation:

                      Love Laura Geller make up! It's a great value.

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Medium
                       
                      5.0

                      Best foundation yet!

                      By Kallie

                      from Burke, VA

                      About Me Brand Buyer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Great With Freckles
                        • Light To Medium Coverage

                        Comments about Laura Geller Balance-n-Brighten Baked Color Correcting Foundation:

                        I am a make-up lover. I've used the highest end to drug store make-up. This is one of my all time favorites!

                        • Skin Tone:
                        • Fair
                         
                        5.0

                        I will buy this product again

                        By Rebekah

                        from Katy, TX

                        About Me Brand Buyer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                        • None

                        Best Uses

                        • Dry Skin
                        • Light To Medium Coverage
                        • Mature Skin
                        • Normal Skin

                        Comments about Laura Geller Balance-n-Brighten Baked Color Correcting Foundation:

                        This product blends well and provides good coverage that lasts all day.

                        • Skin Tone:
                        • Fair
                         
                        5.0

                        I love this product!!!

                        By scarlet

                        from Reno NV

                        About Me Budget Buyer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                        • None

                        Best Uses

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

                        Comments about Laura Geller Balance-n-Brighten Baked Color Correcting Foundation:

                        I love this product. I will never use anything else again!

                        • Skin Tone:
                        • Medium

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                        • Q:

                          Will this settle into lines and pores?
                          Asked on 9/26/2014 by kr from United States

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          Does this cover acne well?
                          Asked on 9/17/2014 by Amber from St Louis

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          Is it a mineral makeup?
                          Asked on 9/13/2014 by confident woman

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Laura Geller Beauty Balance-n-Brighten Baked Color Correcting Foundation is formulated with mineral pigments, though it is not a 100% mineral formulation.

                            Answered on 9/15/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Is this a good foundation for dry skin?
                          Asked on 9/12/2014 by Rhonda

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          Does this product look have sparkle or look shiny?
                          Asked on 9/11/2014 by Rcherriesr from San Antonio, TX

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            This product does not contain sparkles and is not shiny. Its finish is matte; however, because of its color-correcting swirls of pigment, it works wonderfully to brighten and even your complexion and add a youthful glow.

                            Answered on 9/12/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          I have a medium skin tone but will be getting lighter with fall coming (I lose my tan quickly). So, I'm not sure if I should get fair or medium. I have green eyes, freckles, and yellow undertones.
                          Asked on 8/21/2014 by tngirl from TN

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          If this is used daily, how long should it last?
                          Asked on 8/13/2014 by Apryl from murfreesboro, tn

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            If this product is used daily, it should last about 6 months.

                            Answered on 8/21/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          This appears to have yellow undertones. I have pink undertones. Will this product work for me?
                          Asked on 8/12/2014 by krfty1125

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Please see these shade descriptions to assist you in choosing your best match:

                            Porcelain - Very fair skin, burns easily, with pink undertones
                            Fair - Fair skin with neutral undertones
                            Medium - Medium skin with cool undertones
                            Tan - Olive to tan skin with yellow undertones

                            Please note that all shades can be tested at your nearest ULTA store, if you prefer:
                            http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                            Answered on 8/18/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          How is this applied?
                          Asked on 6/7/2014 by Marie

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Use all over face in place of foundation or with your favorite base for an even and healthy glow. Mix with Bronze-N-Brighten to achieve a flawlessly bronzed complexion.

                            We recommend applying using a large, dense brush like Laura Geller Beauty Retractable Kabuki Brush (Item #: 2218975):
                            http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod2240053

                            Swirl the brush onto the baked powder, tap off excess, and buff onto the face in circular motions until your desired coverage is achieved.

                            Answered on 6/9/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Is This a Foundation that is Sweat Proof and Has Good Coverage of Age Spots???
                          Asked on 5/29/2014 by Peoples from Aransas Pass Tx

                          1 answer

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