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Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for sheer makeup.

Sheer makeup is a great way to cover up blemishes, dark circles under your eyes, and other imperfections. The main difference between sheer and full-coverage makeup is the amount of pigment in the products. Sheer makeup isn’t about covering everything up—it’s about blending away the imperfections to give you a natural look.

Christian LouboutinSheer Voile Lip Colour

Size: 0.123 oz·ITEM: 1750116

Color: Mexicatchy - 503S

28 Reviews

$90.00

Great lipstick! Beautiful sheer, long lasting!...I like the matte formula best of the CL line, followed by the sheers I got. They're super pigmented and wear well for a sheer lipstick.

What it is:
A sheer, bold lip color that accents the natural radiance of lips with a high shine finish.

What it does:
Glide on this sheer lip formula’s creamy-smooth nourishing finish. With a complex blend of natural oils and seed butters, it enhances the lips’ moisture for a protective effect against dryness.

La MerThe Sheer Pressed Powder

Size: 0.35 oz/ 8 g·ITEM: 1998095

Color: Medium Deep

46 Reviews

$100.00

Decent powder. Very sheer coverage. Not sure if it’s worth the price....It smells like the jo Malone English pear perfume, it’s really good though, it looks like your skin but better, doesn’t look powdery or cakey. It says sheer but it’s opaque enough not to need foundation, also feels like I’m not wearing a thing.

What it is: A pressed powder that blends away the look of imperfections and softens shine for a longwearing, matte finish, making this the ideal compact companion.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dryness, and Uneven Skin Tone

Formulation: Pressed Powder

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also gluten-free.

Yves Saint LaurentRouge Pur Couture The Slim Sheer Matte Lipstick

ITEM: 2248193

Color: 111 Corail Explicite - tropical coral

189 Reviews

$39.00

Sheer-ly Matte...It’s also a matte sheer so it appears to other that your lips are truly the color you’re putting on!...I think it would look best on someone who has a darker skin complexion or a nice summer glow. It is very sheer. I have never used a sheer matte until I received this *complimentary* from Influenster!

What it is: A sheer, lightweight matte lipstick that delivers buildable, vivid color for the perfect just-blotted lip look.

What Else You Need to Know: This matte, sheer lipstick uses an innovative square lipstick bullet to create precise lines and an elegant airbrushed look. This comfortable, smooth matte formula is infused with blurring technology that softens the look of lips while delivering sheer lip color for a natural makeup look.

Urban DecayMultitasking Face + Lip Tint

Size: .14 oz/4g·ITEM: 2368017

Color: Ozone - Clear

17 Reviews

$26.00

I watched an Urban Decay employee demo these live and thought they looked nice then as well. However, these are super sheer and don’t have much color payoff even when built up. ...Sheer, dewy finish, not powdery or sparkly...It gives a beautiful pinky plum tint (not brown, I don’t know why the color is called that!) and a sheer, dewy finish, not powdery. It doesn’t last forever but I throw it in my bag and reapply as needed on both cheeks and lips for a boost.

What it is: A moisturizing face and lip tint that creates buildable, sheer color that stays put for a healthy-looking flush and a hydrated, glowy finish.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Up your glow with this creamy lip and cheek tint infused with kombucha filtrate and marula oil for a hydrating, dewy finish. This long-lasting, vegan formula adds a buildable, sheer wash of color to cheekbones and can be built up on lips for a moisturizing, glossy lip look. The shades can be mixed, matched, and played with.

Iconic LondonSheer Cream Blush

Size: 0.42 oz/ 12.5 mL·ITEM: 2380343

Color: Fresh Faced - nude

68 Reviews

$27.00

Sheer blush...This is very sheer. It takes several attempts to build up the color I wanted....Nice sheer blush......I like this....it is sheer, blendable and buildable. I will say for the price I like my Glossier Cloud Paint better.

What it is: A unique gel-to-watercolor blush that melts into the skin, giving cheeks and lips a beautiful veil of soft-focus color.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Marrubium Vulgare Extract (Horehound Extract): Contains antipollution benefits.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and mineral oil. This product is also vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This blush comes in an easy-squeeze tube and has a gel-to-watercolor formula that puts you in full control of your blush. A dream to build and blend, this lightweight gel transforms into a liquid, releasing vibrant, coated pigments that leave cheeks looking sculpted and lifted.

SEPHORA COLLECTIONColorful Gloss Balm Super Fruits

Size: 0.31 oz/ 9 mL·ITEM: 2398766

Color: 55 Awesome Acai - sheer blackberry

22 Reviews

$9.00

Fabulous sheer sparkle and shine with no stickiness. ...I’m happy Sephora released these colors in time for summer. Wild Watermelon is a nice sheer pink that works really well for no makeup days.

What it is: A juicy lip hybrid, in see-through shades, that provides the shine of a gloss and nourishing, buttery texture of a balm with zero stickiness.

Formulation Type:
Lip Gloss

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Pomegranate Extract

Ingredient Callouts:This product is vegan.

What Else You Need to Know: This gloss-balm formula nourishes and coats lips in shine and sheer color with grapeseed oil and pomegranate extract. The colorful shades, in high shine and shimmer finishes, were inspired by some of nature's most eye-catching fruits.

NARSAir Matte Sheer Cream Blush

Size: 0.21 oz/ 6.0 g·ITEM: 2417640

Color: Freedom - sheer matte mauve

82 Reviews

$30.00

The blush is called “Air Matte Sheer Cream Blush”. This is meant to be a sheer blush....Sheer was of blush...If you want a sheer, glowy wash of blush that isn’t obvious, this is great!

What it is: A unique mousse blush that transforms into a velvety powder for a weightless, cloud-like wash of cheek color.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Jojoba Gel: Smooths pigment evenly over skin.
- Passionfruit Oil: Adds a boost of antioxidants.
- Color Diffusion Complex: Provides a sheer, cloud-like wash of color to cheeks.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Discover a perfectly diffused, soft-touch blush with a rush of color.

Armani BeautyFluid Sheer Glow Enhancer Highlighter

Size: 18 mL·ITEM: 2424844

Color: 11 - golden bronze

17 Reviews

$38.00

The only makeup I'll ever need. So glowy & natural

What it is: A multipurpose liquid highlighter, bronzer, and blush with a lightweight, sheer-coverage formula that delivers a radiant, dewy makeup look.

What Else You Need to Know: This easy-to-apply liquid illuminator provides a lightweight, sheer veil of color for a more radiant-looking skin. Available in shades that highlight, bronze, and add a natural flush, this glow enhancer delivers a customized, natural-looking glow.

Iconic LondonSheer Bronze Liquid Bronzer

Size: 0.42 oz/ 12.5 mL·ITEM: 2438265

Color: Spiced Tan - chocolate

94 Reviews

$27.00

SHEER and TINY...I know it says sheer, but its SHEER- like, if I didnt wear it, nbody would realise. ...You can see in my swatch that it immediately sheers out to almost nothing upon applying pressure.

What it is: An oil-free liquid bronzer that helps sculpt the complexion and can be used alone for a soft wash of warmth or built up for a post-holiday, sunkissed look.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This versatile liquid bronzer can be worn either ultra sheer for subtle warmth or layered for a post-holiday, bronzed finish.

Estée LauderDouble Wear Sheer Long-Wear Makeup SPF 19

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2479400

Color: 3W1 Tawny - medium with warm golden undertones

415 Reviews

$46.00

Sheer yet buildable...I am truly impressed with this product. Love the undertones. Really sheer but buildable coverage....Nice sheer coverage with spf!!...Very nice, very sheer coverage offering a natural skin care look.

What it is: A sheer, natural matte foundation with up to 12-hour-wear, SPF, and skincare benefits.

Coverage: Light

Finish:
Matte

SPF: SPF 30 and Under

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, sulfates SLS & SLES, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance.

What Else You Need to Know: Double Wear Sheer Long-Wear Makeup SPF 19 gives you skin that is visibly perfected with a softly diffused matte finish. Its undetectable formula enhances skin with enough coverage to let your natural beauty show. The foundation visibly evens skin tone and smooths skin’s surface.

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