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Japonesque Color

Luminous Foundation

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0.84 oz Item 2265517

Color:Shade 2 (light - pink undertone)

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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 373 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (273)
  • Goes on smoothly (272)
  • Blends well (265)
  • Lightweight (237)
  • Good pigmentation (183)

Cons

  • Doesn't stay on (54)
  • Poor coverage (50)
  • Pricey / poor value (47)
  • Too greasy (33)
  • Causes breakouts (22)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (225)
  • Normal skin (111)
  • Full coverage (109)
  • Dry skin (106)
  • Sensitive skin (77)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (168), Budget shopper (140)

Reviewed by 373 customers

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5.0

I love this product!

By Corabellatrix

from Chicago, IL

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
    • Full Coverage

    Comments about Japonesque Color Luminous Foundation:

    I love this product. It has great pigment, and I could easily find my shade (practically ghostly.) It's a bit on the pricey end but it's definitely worth the money. It has great coverage especially in combination with a good primer. I have fair skin and I'm highly acne prone and it doesn't seem to cause me any issues and is usually pretty good at downplaying my bad skin.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    BEST FOUNDATION EVER!!!

    By Ash

    from Columbus

    Comments about Japonesque Color Luminous Foundation:

    Trust me when I say I've tried everything from drugstore to prestige and I can honestly say this is the BEST foundation I've ever tried and has become my ride or die product! It has the perfect amount of coverage and is very buildable, water-based so it won't oxidize, has hyaluronic acid to help balance and hydrate the skin, is long wearing, and has a natural skin-like finish. I love how lightweight it is for such a full coverage foundation. I'm so glad I finally found my dream foundation! And it doesn't break the bank!

     
    5.0

    I buy this over and over and over!

    By Make-up Mama

    from MN

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Matte Finish

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Light To Medium Coverage

      Comments about Japonesque Color Luminous Foundation:

      I love this foundation by Japonesque! I apply with a cosmetic sponge and it blends really well. I love the pump dispenser. I love the color. I love the consistency of the product. This is my favorite foundation!

       
      5.0

      I will be buy again

      By Diddler101

      from Montgomery, TX

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • The bottle sucks can't see when you are low

      Best Uses

      • Light To Medium Coverage
      • Normal Skin

      Comments about Japonesque Color Luminous Foundation:

      Love the finish. Goes on smooth

       
      5.0

      Is this it?!!!

      By Skincare/makeup Addict

      from Houston, TX

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Dry Skin
        • Light To Medium Coverage
        • Normal Skin

        Comments about Japonesque Color Luminous Foundation:

        Have I actually found a foundation with the perfect yellow undertone for my skin?! Been using this about a wk & it's great! Looks beautiful on the skin! Only thing is that I have to use a brush to apply bc sponge absorbs it too much which is annoying. Very light coverage which I love too but buildable.

         
        4.0

        I would buy this foundation again & again and I did!

        By Mermaid

        from San Diego Ca

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Dry Skin
          • Full Coverage
          • Mature Skin

          Comments about Japonesque Color Luminous Foundation:

          Easy to used blends in my skin tone looks natural.

           
          5.0

          I love this foundatioy

          By Amack

          from Dallas, Tx

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Dry Skin
            • Full Coverage

            Comments about Japonesque Color Luminous Foundation:

            I love this so much i bought it again instead of trying the gently beauty. It perfectly matches my tone and a little goes a long way! Long lasting super light yet full coverage.

             
            5.0

            Airbrush looked foundation!!

            By Cllarri

            from Tucson

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Japonesque Color Luminous Foundation:

                Best foundation my face looks airbrushed when I use this foundation!

                 
                5.0

                My go-to

                By Callan

                from Ohio

                Comments about Japonesque Color Luminous Foundation:

                It's a little expensive but I tried it once when it went on sale and I will never use anything else. It matches my skin perfectly covers well without caking and looks so smooth and radiant. One bottle lasted close to a year for me and I do my make up almost every day! Try it out and see if it works for you!

                 
                1.0

                Not worth the money

                By Kayla

                from Fl

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well

                Cons

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

                Best Uses

                • Dry Skin
                • Light To Medium Coverage

                Comments about Japonesque Color Luminous Foundation:

                Looks pretty good when first applied, but doesn't last. Looks oily. Not full coverage.

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                • Q:

                  Which shade is comparible to Becca Aqua Luminous in Fair?
                  Asked on 12/31/2017 by LumCC from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Sorry for the delay answering your question. Please contact us at gethelp@ulta.com. Thanks!

                    Answered on 2/5/2018 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  I was wondering how well this product would hold up throughout the day? Also, is it transfer resistant?
                  Asked on 12/21/2017 by Cassie from US

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Sorry for the delay answering your question. Please contact us at gethelp@ulta.com. Thanks!

                    Answered on 2/5/2018 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  I am loving this foundation in shade 04 with setting powder in 03. What would be a good under eye concealer to match?
                  Asked on 6/8/2017 by JW from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    So glad you're loving our foundations! Pixelated Color Eyelighter in Shade 02 for under eye takes care of darkness while adding a brightness. For your can't fail, old school concealer our line of Velvet Touch Concealers would be great. And not to forget Color Correcting! (Shade 01, yellow).

                    Answered on 6/9/2017 by Brand Expert from Japonesque
                • 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:

                    Finishing Powder Shade 03 will match a yellow undertone!

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