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Sheer Glow Foundation

NARS

Sheer Glow Foundation

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1.0 oz Item 2505582

Color:Santa Fe (medium w/ peachy undertones)

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Sheer Glow Foundation enhances, without masking, your overall natural complexion. Powered by the NARS Complexion Brightening Formula, this lightweight, buildable formula creates a range of effects while evening the complexion and improving skin's texture and brightness. It's formulated with a vitamin C derivative to brighten skin and diminish the appearance of discoloration. Powerful antioxidants protect against damaging free radicals, while tumeric extract improves your skin's radiance while it evens the skin tone. Alcohol free. Fragrance free. Dermatologist tested. Ophthalmologist tested. Non-comedogenic.

Benefits:
  • Leaves Skin Hydrated: Glycerin, known as one of the most effective and well known humectants, attracts and holds moisture.
  • Brightens Skin: Vitamin C derivative helps to brighten skin and diminishes the look of discoloration.
  • Evens Skintone: Tumeric Extract, a plant of the ginger family, improves skin radiance and evens skin tone.

Consumer sensory tests*:
  • 96% says even out skin tone
  • 100% says skin feeling soft and smooth
  • 92% says skin feel moisturized
  • 79% says it hydrates skin throughout the day
  • 92% says skin looks brighter and more radiant
  • 87% says skin texture improved
  • 80% says overall quality of skin improved
  • 88% says they would purchase it if it were available on the market
  • 83% says they would recommend it to a friend

*Based on an independent consumer study after 4 weeks on 24 participants.

Learn more about NARS.

Find NARS store locations at Ulta Beauty.

Always warm liquid foundation in the hand and apply with fingertips - this creates the most natural-looking finish.

Start where more coverage is needed (typically in the center of the face) and work out toward the edge of the face.

A great clean-up tool - use with a cream blending brush under the eyes and around the lips to make sure lines are crisp and perfect.
Barcelona: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water/Aqua/Eau, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sodium Glutamate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, 1-Methylhydantoin-2-Imide, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Polysilicone-2, Ethylhexylglycerin, Chlorphenesin, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Tocopherol, Benzoic Acid. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

Benares: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water/Aqua/Eau, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sodium Glutamate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, 1-Methylhydantoin-2-Imide, Phenoxyethanol, Polysilicone-2, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Chlorphenesin, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Tocopherol, Benzoic Acid. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

Cadiz: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water/Aqua/Eau, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sodium Glutamate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, 1-Methylhydantoin-2-Imide, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Polysilicone-2, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Ethylhexylglycerin, Chlorphenesin, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Tocopherol, Benzoic Acid. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

Ceylan: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water/Aqua/Eau, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sodium Glutamate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, 1-Methylhydantoin-2-Imide, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Ethylhexylglycerin, Chlorphenesin, Polysilicone-2, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Tocopherol, Benzoic Acid. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

Deauville: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water/Aqua/Eau, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sodium Glutamate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, 1-Methylhydantoin-2-Imide, Phenoxyethanol, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Polysilicone-2, Chlorphenesin, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Tocopherol, Benzoic Acid. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

Fiji: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water/Aqua/Eau, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sodium Glutamate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, 1-Methylhydantoin-2-Imide, Phenoxyethanol, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Polysilicone-2, Ethylhexylglycerin, Chlorphenesin, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Tocopherol, Benzoic Acid. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

Gobi: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water/Aqua/Eau, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sodium Glutamate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, 1-Methylhydantoin-2-Imide, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Ethylhexylglycerin, Chlorphenesin, Polysilicone-2, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Tocopherol, Benzoic Acid. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

Khartoum: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water/Aqua/Eau, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sodium Glutamate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, 1-Methylhydantoin-2-Imide, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Polysilicone-2, Ethylhexylglycerin, Chlorphenesin, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Tocopherol, Benzoic Acid, Triethoxycaprylylsilane. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

Macao: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water/Aqua/Eau, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sodium Glutamate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, 1-Methylhydantoin-2-Imide, Phenoxyethanol, Polysilicone-2, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Chlorphenesin, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Tocopherol, Benzoic Acid. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

Mont Blanc: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water/Aqua/Eau, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sodium Glutamate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, 1-Methylhydantoin-2-Imide, Phenoxyethanol, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Polysilicone-2, Ethylhexylglycerin, Chlorphenesin, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Tocopherol, Benzoic Acid. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

New Guinea: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water/Aqua/Eau, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sodium Glutamate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, 1-Methylhydantoin-2-Imide, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Polysilicone-2, Ethylhexylglycerin, Chlorphenesin, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Tocopherol, Benzoic Acid. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

New Orleans: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water/Aqua/Eau, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sodium Glutamate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, 1-Methylhydantoin-2-Imide, Phenoxyethanol, Polysilicone-2, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Chlorphenesin, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Tocopherol, Benzoic Acid. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

Punjab: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water/Aqua/Eau, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sodium Glutamate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, 1-Methylhydantoin-2-Imide, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Ethylhexylglycerin, Chlorphenesin, Polysilicone-2, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Tocopherol, Benzoic Acid. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

Santa Fe: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water/Aqua/Eau, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sodium Glutamate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, 1-Methylhydantoin-2-Imide, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Ethylhexylglycerin, Chlorphenesin, Polysilicone-2, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Tocopherol, Benzoic Acid. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

Siberia: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water/Aqua/Eau, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sodium Glutamate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, 1-Methylhydantoin-2-Imide, Phenoxyethanol, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Chlorphenesin, Polysilicone-2, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Tocopherol, Benzoic Acid. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

Stromboli: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water/Aqua/Eau, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sodium Glutamate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, 1-Methylhydantoin-2-Imide, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Polysilicone-2, Ethylhexylglycerin, Chlorphenesin, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Tocopherol, Benzoic Acid. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

Syracuse: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water/Aqua/Eau, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sodium Glutamate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, 1-Methylhydantoin-2-Imide, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Polysilicone-2, Ethylhexylglycerin, Chlorphenesin, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Tocopherol, Benzoic Acid. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

Tahoe: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water/Aqua/Eau, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sodium Glutamate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, 1-Methylhydantoin-2-Imide, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Polysilicone-2, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Ethylhexylglycerin, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Chlorphenesin, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Tocopherol, Benzoic Acid. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

Trinidad: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water/Aqua/Eau, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sodium Glutamate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, 1-Methylhydantoin-2-Imide, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Polysilicone-2, Ethylhexylglycerin, Chlorphenesin, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Tocopherol, Benzoic Acid. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

Vallauris: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water/Aqua/Eau, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethylhexanoin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-Butyldimethicone Polyglyceryl-3, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sodium Glutamate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, 1-Methylhydantoin-2-Imide, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Ethylhexylglycerin, Chlorphenesin, Polysilicone-2, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Tocopherol, Benzoic Acid. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

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NARSSheer Glow Foundation
 
4.2

(based on 95 reviews)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Blends well (58)
  • Easy to apply (57)
  • Goes on smoothly (51)
  • Good pigmentation (49)
  • Lightweight (49)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (16)
  • Doesn't stay on (10)
  • Causes breakouts (8)
  • Poor coverage (7)
  • Heavy (5)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (53)
  • Dry skin (31)
  • Normal skin (27)
  • Full coverage (23)
  • Sensitive skin (19)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (51), Budget shopper (20)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

IN LOVE

By LoveUlta

from WA

Comments about NARS Sheer Glow Foundation:

Recently decided I wanted more coverage in my foundation, and this was the perfect match! The finish is so natural and absolutely stunning! My only complaint is if I'm spending this much on a foundation, I think I should at least get a pump without having to purchase it separately! Other than that it's my new favorite!

 
5.0

Finally a foundation I love

By The Stang Chick

from PEYTON, CO

About Me Budget Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Pricey / Poor Value

Best Uses

  • Full Coverage
  • Light To Medium Coverage
  • Mature Skin
  • Sensitive Skin

Comments about NARS Sheer Glow Foundation:

After buying about a dozen other foundations from various companies, i went into Ulta this weekend and the gal there told me about Nars sheer glow. She sampled a few colors on me until she found the right shade and then applied it all over my face. From the moment I looked in the mirror, I was sold. I will be 50 this year ans all the other foundations either csked on my face no matter how I applied them or they became splotchy during the course of the day. This has not done any of those things. It is light weight but buildable if you need more coverage. A little goes a long way too. I apply using a foundation brush.

 
5.0

HOLY GRAIL

By shaunabrynn

from Pittsburgh, PA

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Dry Skin
    • Light To Medium Coverage
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about NARS Sheer Glow Foundation:

    I love everything about this foundation! It performs better than any other! It doesn't settle in my dry patches or separate on my skin. My only complaint is it doesn't come with a pump.

     
    3.0

    Beautiful but skin reaction

    By Squid

    from California

    Comments about NARS Sheer Glow Foundation:

    I don't have particularly sensitive skin, but whenever I wear this foundation, my face itches. It causes irritation somehow, even though it's beautiful. It's a little too yellow for me, while Mont Blanc is Too pink. It's a nice foundation.

     
    4.0

    Great foundation!

    By Jordyn

    from Denver, CO

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Doesn't Stay On

    Best Uses

    • Dry Skin
    • Light To Medium Coverage

    Comments about NARS Sheer Glow Foundation:

    I was surprised at how much I love this foundation! I picked up a sample of it after hearing so many people rave about it. I already have a full sized bottle ordered and on the way! Although this foundation is called sheer glow, I would not call it sheer. It starts out as a medium coverage but can easily be built up for more coverage, but still looks super natural. The finish is beautiful and makes the skin look healthy without being too dewy or greasy looking. Make sure you go into a store to find your shade because the swatches online are NOT accurate. I gave it four stars because I find this foundation doesn't last as long on me as some of my other ones and the fact that if you want a pump, you have to order it separately from the NARS website. Looking forward to wearing this all throughout summer!

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Amazing at covering redness

    By Lauren Rose

    from Texas

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Dry Skin
      • Light To Medium Coverage

      Comments about NARS Sheer Glow Foundation:

      I apply this foundation with an It cosmetics foundation brush, using stippling motions, and it gives me plenty of coverage. This foundation doesn't look heavy or make my dry skin look old. I wanted a foundation to cover how red my face is, the worker at the store told me this foundation will cancel out my redness without having to be full coverage, which it does. It covers my redness better than too faced born this way (which the lightest shade is also too dark for me), and makeup forever ultra HD (too heavy throughout the day). It works great with my tarte concealer. I use a primer and a setting spray, and it lasts. To top it off this foundation blends great over my sunscreen.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Oily, Sensitive skin rejoice!

      By acimbo

      from Illinois

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about NARS Sheer Glow Foundation:

        I've tried everything from urban decay to it! to cover fx to too faced and I don't know why it took me so long to find this product. It's lightweight, it's buildable, blends well with my concealer and is the best base for powder and liquid contours. It's easy to apply and looks better and better as the day goes on. I never feel excessively oily by the afternoon like I have with other products. The one thing I will say is that a setting powder and spray are imperative to getting the most from this product

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        HOLY GRAIL

        By Emily

        from Los Angeles, CA

        Comments about NARS Sheer Glow Foundation:

        Holy grail foundation ! this foundation is best for normal to dry skin not very sure if it would work for oily. The coverage is kinda sheer but it definitely is buildable without getting cakey ! It leaves a very flawless finish to your face it's like your skin but better. The only downside about this foundation is that it has no pump. I always feel like I'm waisting a lot of product and since this foundation is pricey I have to buy it very frequently. -1 star

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Love this foundation

        By Isaa

        from Phoenix az

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Pricey
        • Wish it had a pump

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about NARS Sheer Glow Foundation:

        I absolutely love this foundation ... if youre looking for something like Kat von D lock it foundation this is not it ... this is a light to medium coverage foundation definitely buildable and it leaves your skin looking so smooth and radiant ... it's like a your skin but better look ... I use a dewy primer under it and I do set the foundation with some powder and love it ... this is probably best for normal to dry skin I can See this working for someone with oily skin with a matte primer underneath

         
        3.0

        Pluses and minuses

        By Vickie

        from NY

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Buildable
        • Easy To Apply
        • Good shade range
        • Lightweight
        • Noncomodegenic

        Cons

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

        Best Uses

        • Light To Medium Coverage
        • Normal Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about NARS Sheer Glow Foundation:

        I bought this because I'm sooo fair and I'd heard that NARS' "Siberia" shade was one of the lightest available. The shade is PERFECT! So snowy white, exactly what I've always been searching for! Unfortunately the coverage is VERY sheer, like, I have to conceal and then apply foundation because even my fairly smooth concealer will lift this product. Definitely set this with powder and let it bake, seal with setting spray. That's the only way you're getting even just decent wear out of this weenie foundation. I'm glad I found a shade that suits but it looks like my search continues for a quality product.

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        • Q:

          I wear 160 Ivory W in Lancome Renerge Lift, which shade would you recommend? Does this have SPF, and how does it compare in hydration and coverage? Thank you, in advance, for your help.
          Asked on 4/2/2018 by Truman from Oklahoma

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            Please see below for shade range of Sheer Glow. Select the shade that matches best to your skin and undertone. For the best match, head to your nearest Ulta store for a beauty adviser to match you. This formula does not contain and SPF and is going to have a sheer, buildable coverage and will leave you with a radiant, natural glow. The ingredients in the formula also help to hold moisture and keep your skin hydrated.

            Siberia Light 1 - Light with neutral balance of pink and yellow undertones
            Mont Blanc Light 2 - Light with pink undertones
            Gobi Light 3 - Light with yellow undertones
            Deauville Light 4 - Light with a neutral balance of pink and yellow undertones
            Fiji Light 5 - Light with yellow undertones
            Ceylan Light 6 - Medium with yellow undertones
            Punjab Medium 1 - Medium with golden, peachy undertones
            Vallauris Medium 1.5 - Medium with pink undertone
            Santa Fe Medium 2- Medium with peachy undertones
            Stromboli Medium 3 - Medium with olive undertones
            Barcelona Medium 4 - Medium with golden, peachy undertones
            Syracuse Medium-dark 1 -Medium-dark with brown undertones
            Tahoe Medium-dark 2- Medium-dark with caramel undertones
            Cadiz Medium-dark 3 - Medium-dark with caramel and red undertones
            Macao Medium-dark 4 - Medium- dark with yellow undertones
            New Guinea Medium-dark 5 - Medium- dark with red undertones
            Trinidad Dark 1- Dark with warm yellow undertones
            New Orleans Dark 2- Dark with yellow undertones
            Benares Dark 3 - Dark with golden undertones
            Khartoum Dark 4 - Dark with espresso undertones

            Answered on 4/13/2018 by Official Answer from NARS from Brand Answer
        • Q:

          Do youse.l the separate dispenser for the NARS foundation or do I deem to purchase from NARS?
          Asked on 3/14/2018 by RevTricia from New York, NY

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            The pump for our Sheer Glow Foundation is not sold with the foundation bottle and has to be purchased separately. As of now, the pump is not offered at Ulta but you can purchase at narscosmetics.com.

            Answered on 3/19/2018 by Brand Expert from NARS
        • Q:

          I'm in the shade terre neuve in the velvet matte skin tint foundation. Which shade would you recommend for me?
          Asked on 1/18/2018 by Dani from US

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            If you are terre neuve in our Velvet Matte Skin Tint you would most likely be Siberia or Mont Blanc in our Sheer Glow Foundation. One of those shades should be great match for you!

            Answered on 2/7/2018 by Brand Expert from NARS
        • Q:

          Hi, what is the next shade darker after Macao? I got a slight tan it it no longer matches me. Thanks fir your help!
          Asked on 1/18/2018 by Milla from Miami

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            The next darker shade after Macao would technically be New Guinea. However, due to the yellow undertones in Macao a better match for you may be Trinidad which is Dark 1.

            Answered on 2/7/2018 by Brand Expert from NARS
        • Q:

          Hi! I'm 210 in the fenty beauty foundation, which is said to be neutral with subtle peachy undertones. Would would I be for a nars foundation?
          Asked on 12/16/2017 by Aubryb from Merced, CA

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            Please see below for all shades in our Sheer Glow Foundation with descriptions. Select a shade that best matches your skintone and undertone. If you need additional assistance head to your nearest Ulta and an associate will be more than happy to assist in matching you.

            Siberia: Light 1 - Light with neutral balance of pink and yellow undertones
            Mont Blanc: Light 2 - Light with pink undertones
            Gobi: Light 3 - Light with yellow undertones
            Deauville: Light 4 - Light with a neutral balance of pink and yellow undertones
            Fiji: Light 5 - Light with yellow undertones
            Ceylan: Light 6 - Medium with yellow undertones
            Punjab: Medium 1 - Medium with golden, peachy undertones
            Vallauris: Medium 1.5 - Medium with pink undertone
            Santa Fe: Medium 2- Medium with peachy undertones
            Stromboli: Medium 3 - Medium with olive undertones
            Barcelona: Medium 4 - Medium with golden, peachy undertones
            Syracuse: Medium-dark 1 -Medium-dark with brown undertones
            Tahoe: Medium-dark 2- Medium-dark with caramel undertones
            Cadiz: Medium-dark 3 - Medium-dark with caramel and red undertones
            Macao: Medium-dark 4 - Medium- dark with yellow undertones
            New Guinea: Medium-dark 5 - Medium- dark with red undertones
            Trinidad: Dark 1- Dark with warm yellow undertones
            New Orleans: Dark 2- Dark with yellow undertones
            Benares: Dark 3 - Dark with golden undertones
            Khartoum: Dark 4 - Dark with espresso undertones

            Answered on 12/18/2017 by Brand Expert from NARS
        • Q:

          Is this foundation full coverage for conditions like melasma? Also I use nc45 in MAC studio sculpt, what shade would you recommend on the sheer glow?
          Asked on 11/20/2017 by Erisa from Castro Valley, CA

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            Our Sheer Glow Foundation has sheer coverage that can be built on. If you are looking for full coverage I would go with our All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation. This foundation provides full, natural-looking coverage in a luminous matte finish.

            Please see below for all shades in both Foundation formulas with descriptions. Select a shade that best matches your skintone and undertone. If you need additional assistance head to your nearest Ulta and an associate will be more than happy to assist in matching you. Siberia: Light 1 - Light with neutral balance of pink and yellow undertones Mont Blanc: Light 2 - Light with pink undertones Gobi: Light 3 - Light with yellow undertones Deauville: Light 4 - Light with a neutral balance of pink and yellow undertones Fiji: Light 5 - Light with yellow undertones Ceylan: Light 6 - Medium with yellow undertones Punjab: Medium 1 - Medium with golden, peachy undertones Vallauris: Medium 1.5 - Medium with pink undertone Santa Fe: Medium 2- Medium with peachy undertones Stromboli: Medium 3 - Medium with olive undertones Barcelona: Medium 4 - Medium with golden, peachy undertones Syracuse: Medium-dark 1 -Medium-dark with brown undertones Tahoe: Medium-dark 2- Medium-dark with caramel undertones Cadiz: Medium-dark 3 - Medium-dark with caramel and red undertones Macao: Medium-dark 4 - Medium- dark with yellow undertones New Guinea: Medium-dark 5 - Medium- dark with red undertones Trinidad: Dark 1- Dark with warm yellow undertones New Orleans: Dark 2- Dark with yellow undertones Benares: Dark 3 - Dark with golden undertones Khartoum: Dark 4 - Dark with espresso undertones

            Answered on 11/30/2017 by Brand Expert from NARS
        • Q:

          If I have the nars all day luminous in mont blanc; would nars sheer glow match me in mont blanc?
          Asked on 8/29/2017 by Amber from Iowa

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            I would start with Mont Blanc in Sheer Glow. Your shades should sync up in both formulas however, due to formula differences, there is always a chance you could be slightly darker or lighter in a different foundation. Check out Mont Blanc first and then go from there.

            Answered on 9/7/2017 by Brand Expert from NARS
        • Q:

          Does this foundation come with a pump?
          Asked on 8/15/2017 by Erica Loves from Citra, FL

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            Unfortunately our NARS Sheer Glow Foundation does not come with the pump. Since Ulta does not carry the pump separately you can go to narscosmetics.com to purchase a pump.

            Answered on 8/18/2017 by Brand Expert from NARS
        • Q:

          Hi, I used the shade Syracuse but it turned out a shade too dark. What shade do you recommend as a slightly lighter replacement?
          Asked on 8/14/2017 by Shelene from US

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            Hi there! I would suggest trying Barcelona first and if you still need to go lighter, try Stromboli.

            Answered on 8/15/2017 by Brand Expert from NARS
        • Q:

          I wear 4w1 in Estée Lauder double wear nude, which shade is comparable in the NARS sheer glow?
          Asked on 8/10/2017 by Angel from Port Richey Florida

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            A:

            Please see below for all shades in our Sheer Glow Foundation with descriptions. Select a shade that best matches your skintone and undertone. If you need additional assistance head to your nearest Ulta and an associate will be more than happy to assist in matching you.

            Siberia: Light 1 - Light with neutral balance of pink and yellow undertones
            Mont Blanc: Light 2 - Light with pink undertones
            Gobi: Light 3 - Light with yellow undertones
            Deauville: Light 4 - Light with a neutral balance of pink and yellow undertones
            Fiji: Light 5 - Light with yellow undertones
            Ceylan: Light 6 - Medium with yellow undertones
            Punjab: Medium 1 - Medium with golden, peachy undertones
            Vallauris: Medium 1.5 - Medium with pink undertone
            Santa Fe: Medium 2- Medium with peachy undertones
            Stromboli: Medium 3 - Medium with olive undertones
            Barcelona: Medium 4 - Medium with golden, peachy undertones
            Syracuse: Medium-dark 1 -Medium-dark with brown undertones
            Tahoe: Medium-dark 2- Medium-dark with caramel undertones
            Cadiz: Medium-dark 3 - Medium-dark with caramel and red undertones
            Macao: Medium-dark 4 - Medium- dark with yellow undertones
            New Guinea: Medium-dark 5 - Medium- dark with red undertones
            Trinidad: Dark 1- Dark with warm yellow undertones
            New Orleans: Dark 2- Dark with yellow undertones
            Benares: Dark 3 - Dark with golden undertones
            Khartoum: Dark 4 - Dark with espresso undertones

            Answered on 8/14/2017 by Brand Expert from NARS
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