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OK this is big news!! Nars have a new foundation and anyone that cares about foundation will understand the excitement I have experienced with this!! So from 1st February 2015 the Nars All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation will joining us! Here’s the lowdown!!
Righty! Nars All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation is all about creating that instant perfectly polished complexion look using a full coverage formula that doesn’t look like a full coverage formula! The claim is that a “single, weightless drop” will deliver full yet extremely natural looking coverage that feels undetectable on the skin and lasts for 16 hours.
It sits in the genre of the new, extremely fluid foundations like Maestro and YSL Fusion but I find a little creamier (in a good way) and much less watery which I love. They are right – one drop goes a very long way so a bottle is going to last you a very long time. It is also buildable if you want more of a foundation look (we don’t always want to look natural do we?) but it never looks heavy or cakey, just flawless.
Nars All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation Before & After Photos
I don’t feel the need to set it with powder and it stays on my skin really well. Not quite 16 hours but definitely all day and I have had compliments on my skin. Speaking of powder, also launching is Nars Soft Velvet Loose Powder – more on that soon.
Nars All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation uses a unique Weightless Long-wear Technology that mimics natural skin and moves with it which is key to its longevity. It uses coated pigments that allow the light feel yet super high coverage and they have low water and emollient absorption capacity which allows the light formula to be densely pigmented.
Even more interestingly for me, it contains Even Tone Technology that immediately neutralises redness, dullness and discoloration but it also has long term benefits. It apparently uses anti-pigmentation technology to deliver more even skin tone and tackle dark spots over time. It does this using a natural extract that limits the pathways of melanin to the skin. Considering that pigmentation is one of my main ageing concerns, I am completely signed up!!
I love the luminous finish that it delivers whilst being matte enough to skip powder. It really brightens my skin
It comes in a beautiful frosted glass bottle and also has a pump that delivers the exact amount you need for full coverage on the whole face. If you didn’t have much to cover, I’d say you could even get away with half a pump – a little goes a long way because it is so pigmented without being heavy.
Nars All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation Swatches – Gobi & Barcelona
There are 20 shades available in the same as Nars Sheer Glow. It is advisable to get colour matched again however, as Nars All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation may come up a little lighter as it is not as oil based.
I am a fan. I think I prefer it to all the other liquid foundations with a super light texture and long-wearing coverage. To me, it is slightly creamier, which is what I have been missing, and much less watery.
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