What it is: A sheer, buildable coverage foundation with a radiant natural finish.
What it does: Sheer Glow Foundation enhances, without masking, your overall natural complexion. Powered by the NARS Complexion Brightening Formula, this lightweight, buildable formula delivers a range of effects while evening the complexion and improving skin’s texture and brightness. Powerful antioxidants protect against damaging free radicals, while glycerin, known as one of the most effective and well known humectants, attracts and holds moisture. A vitamin C derivative helps to brighten skin and diminish the look of discoloration. Tumeric extract, a plant of the ginger family, improves skin radiance and evens the skintone.
What else you need to know: "Makeup shouldn’t cover your skin, it should enhance your natural beauty, not mask it."François Nars, Founder and Creative Director of NARS
This product is free of alcohol and fragrance, and it is dermatologist tested, ophthalmologist tested, and noncomedogenic.
Research results: In an independent consumer study after on 24 participants after 4 weeks:
- 96% said it evened out skintone
- 100% said it left skin feeling soft and smooth
- 92% said skin felt moisturized
- 79% said it hydrated skin throughout the day
- 92% said skin looked brighter and more radiant
- 87% said skin’s texture seemed improved
- 80% said overall quality of skin appeared improved
Suggested Usage: -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, the #12 Cream Blending Brush (sold separately) is ideal for applying foundation under the eyes and around the lips to make sure lines are crisp and perfect.
Makeup artist. Photographer. Iconoclast. Creative visionary François Nars launched NARS Cosmetics with 12 cult-favorite lipsticks in 1994, inspiring self-expression, creativity, and artistry with uncompromising pigment purity and imaginative color. Today, NARS’ boundary-pushing approach manifests from the pigments to the products to the photographed campaigns, shot by François himself—bringing high-fashion, high-style, and forward thinking to beauty.
“Play and try to be a little bit daring. Break the rules.”
FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF NARS Cosmetics