Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation StickInfluenster Beauty Awards Winner 2018
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Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick

BY HOURGLASS #1 in Foundation Sticks

4.4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars67%
  • 4 Stars21%
  • 3 Stars8%
  • 2 Stars3%
  • 1 Star2%


A Revolutionary Foundation Stick With The Coverage Of A Concealer, The Fluidity Of A Liquid, And The Weightlessness Of A Powder In A Longwearing Waterproof Formula For Undetectable Full Coverage. The Unprecedented Concentration Of Pigment In This Foundation Provides Maximum Coverage With Minimum Product, Concealing All Discoloration And Imperfections For Flawless Skin With A Seamless Finish.

Features And Benefits:

• A Foundation And Concealer In One, This Concentrated Formula Contains Double The Amount Of Pigment Versus Traditional Foundations For Instant Coverage In One Application.
• Long Wearing, Waterproof Formula Provides 12 Hour Coverage.
• Innovative Formula Adjusts To Your Body Temperature To Effortlessly Blend Into The Skin.
• Designed Specifically To Be Used With The Vanish™ Seamless Finish Foundation Brush For The Most Seamless Finish. 
• Available In 32 Shades To Perfectly Match Every Skin Tone. 
• Vegan
• .25 Oz / 7.2 G

• Based On A 1-week Consumer Study Of 31 Women, Vanish™ Demonstrated Dramatic Visible Improvements:
-100% Reported Product Was Fast And Easy To Use And Apply
-97% Saw An Instant Improvement In Skin Appearance
-97% Reported Product Effectively Covered Redness And Skin Imperfections
-94% Reported Product Blended Seamlessly Into Their Own Skin
-94% Reported Product Effectively Covered Skin Discoloration, Pores, Blemishes And Dark Under Eye Circles
-90% Reported Product Effectively Covered Hyperpigmentation And Dark Spots 

Shade Descriptions
Blanc - Fairest, Cool Undertone
Cream - Very Fair, Cool Undertone
Alabaster - Fair, Cool Undertone
Porcelain - Fair, Neutral Undertone
Bisque - Fair, Warm Undertone
Linen - Very Light, Warm Undertone
Vanilla - Light, Cool Undertone
Shell - Light, Neutral Undertone
Natural - Light, Warm Undertone
Buff - Light, Warm Undertone
Ivory - Light Medium, Cool Undertone
Warm Ivory - Light Medium, Warm Undertone
Nude - Light Medium, Neutral Undertone
Sand - Light Medium, Golden Undertone
Golden - Medium, Golden Undertone
Golden Natural - Medium, Olive Undertone
Light Beige - Medium, Cool Undertone
Beige - Medium, Warm Undertone
Warm Beige - Medium Beige, Neutral Undertone
Golden Tan - Medium Beige, Warm Undertone
Honey - Medium Beige, Golden Undertone
Warm Honey - Medium Beige, Neutral Undertone
Amber - Medium Tan, Warm Undertone
Golden Amber - Medium Tan, Golden Undertone
Natural Amber - Medium Tan, Neutral Undertone
Warm Almond - Medium Deep, Golden Undertone
Golden Almond - Medium Deep, Neutral Undertone
Almond - Medium Deep, Cool Undertone
Sable - Medium Deep, Neutral Undertone
Walnut - Deep, Warm Undertone
Chestnut - Deep, Neutral Undertone
Espresso - Deep, Cool Undertone

How To Use:

This Versatile Stick Foundation Can Be Used In A Multitude Of Ways, From Sheer To Full Coverage, To Contour And Highlight, And To Conceal Imperfections. 

Full Coverage For A Virtually Perfect Complexion 
1. Prep Skin With Veil Mineral Primer 
2. Dot 3 Triangular Dots In The Center Of Both Sides Of The Face - 3 Dots On The Chin, 3 Dots On The Tops Of The Cheekbones And 3 Dots On The Forehead 
3. Buff In With The Vanish™ Seamless Finish Foundation Brush In Tiny Circular Motions 
4. To Use As A Concealer, Dot 3 Triangular Dots Under Each Eye And Blend Using A Stippling And Buffing Motion With The Vanish™ Seamless Finish Foundation Brush 

Sheer-medium Coverage For A Natural, Everyday Look 
1. Prep Skin With Veil Mineral Primer 
2. Lightly Dot Foundation Where Needed Such As Chin, Forehead, Center Of Face 
3. Buff In With The Vanish™ Seamless Finish Foundation Brush In Tiny Circular Motions 
4. To Use As A Concealer, Lightly Dot Foundation Under The Eyes As Needed And Blend With The Ring Finger In A Gentle Tapping Motion 

Contour/Highlight To Add Dimension And Light To The Face 
1. Choose Shade 1-2 Shades Deeper Than Your Natural Skin Tone 
2. Dot 3 Triangular Dots Of Contour Color Under The Cheekbones, Along The Sides Of The Nose, Temples Of The Forehead And Along The Jawline 
3. Blend With The Vanish™ Seamless Finish Foundation Brush In A Stippling And Circular Buffing Motion 

1. Choose Shade 1-2 Shades Lighter Than Your Natural Skin Tone 
2. Dot 3 Triangular Dots Under The Eyes, Along The Tops Of The Cheekbones, Bridge Of The Nose And Chin 
3. Blend With The Vanish™ Seamless Finish Foundation Brush In A Stippling And Circular Buffing Motion

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Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick
Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick
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Amber C.
42 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Beige more...
This foundation is my favorite to mix with others, it is amazing by itself as well! This lasts a good 7 hours on be before it starts getting oily on my skin. It’s easy to apply with both sponge or brush but a brush is the faster way. It’s a full coverage product, but you can definitely change the coverage depending on how much you apply. They should really make more shades with different undertones though. I would repurchase this foundation!
Vanessa G.
Hialeah, FL
886 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
This foundation formula is so rich and velvety. Your skin will feel smooth and the application is nice since its on the stick applicator. Perfect to keep in your purse or while traveling. The angel of the applicator is nice if you get a darker shade and use for contouring. It will give you full coverage without feeling cakey. 
Megan L.
Houston, TX
48 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Warm Almond, Golden Almond more...
I really wanted to love this, but it just didn't work out for me. 1. The color was a little bit too yellow. 2. Foundation sticks aren't something I normally use, so I found working with/blending this foundation was tough with my beauty blender (I rarely use brushed for foundation). 3. The price point is overwhelming.  and finally - 4. The crap began to break apart on my face throughout the day. Nobody has time for blotchy foundation.
natalie s.
38 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Alabaster more...
I love this product. I don’t use everyday but when I want full coverage I do. It is smooth and creamy and applies excellently on the skin. Blends like a dream. Does feel a tad bit heavy which I don’t love, but it is expected from such a product. Long wearing but does begin to break up with sweat and after about 10 hours. Overall great product. Pricey but I think it is worth the splurge. Great shade range and it is a very practical/versatile product, as it can be used for highlighting and contouring. Love it.
Cassie D.
Tucker, GA
71 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
The coverage on this is unREAL! 😂😂 like you have to be careful! Lol. This is really a beautiful product. Now, having said that, I give it a 4 BC I am severely dry skin with texture. This is supposed to be for dry skin ppl but I fit hat it crumbles together and does look caked on my face. No one likes that. Now, if I add oils and blend and blend I can get to look decent. But it can be hassle but for others it’s truly a beautiful foundation!
Regina P.
Los Angeles, CA
143 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Hourglass is one of my favorite makeup brands and it is because of this foundation stick. This stick is my go to everything!!!! It’s so creamy and luxurious. Apply it to my face is like apply a stick of my skin to my face. I get more then one shade due to my color change in the summer and I use both shade to do a quick contour sometimes. I love hourglass and I love their foundation sticks!!! If Hourglass makes your shade then get it!!!!
Kristin H.
New York, NY
49 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I just bought this in the shade Buff. I love it! It is a full coverage foundation that goes on so smooth! It does not crease and makes my skin feel hydrated all day. A little tip is to use setting powder afterwards and pressing it into the skin. Brushing it over the skin will make texture and won't be as smooth. This my favorite foundation I own!
Lanie F.
26 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Shell more...
My holy grail full coverage foundation! And I am extremely picky when it comes to foundations. I've just almost every one you can think of. This one makes my dry, sensitive, acne prone skin look flawless all day long, no matter what the occasion. I love the packaging, the formula, the color, the wear time. Everything. I work as a makeup artist for a high end line, but hourglass keeps impressing me. It is quickly becoming my favorite brand!
Martínus M.
Stillwater, OK
9 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
So I have always been hesitant about foundation sticks because I've always believed that they were way to heavy. I am a VIB Rouge at Sephora and they tried to reccommend this foundation mulitple times and without trying it, I always said no. Well taking makeup reccomendaitons is difficult for me because not everyone can wear the same thing or pull of the same colors. My one and true faithful makeup partner is my best friend and after weeks of telling me to get it I finally drove up to Sephora and bought it without hesitation. And let me tell you, that was one of the smartest things I have ever done. This foundation by far is one of the best foundations I have ever used. Finding foundation with enough red undertone for me is one of the hardest things. As someone who is considered an Afro-Brazilian, my skin has an unnatural amount of red undertones. Hourglass seems like they literally made this foundation for my skin. It is not heavy, the coverage is full (which I forgot to mention, I am not a fan of full coverage foundation) but natural and it is sooooooooo easy to apply. It is definitely in my top 5 foundations that I will never go without.
*Excuse the Mickey Mouse, I love Disney and it was his birthday so I had to take a photo to give him a shoutout lol. But in the photo I am wearing the Hourglass foundation, and I applied it with a beauty blender and used the Marc Jacobs #instamarc highlight and contour palette and set with the Dior Forever & Ever Control Loose powder. I put it on around 7 a.m. that morning and took this photo around 4:45-5:00 pm that afternoon, so the foundation holds up amazingly.
Heather S.
Manassas, VA
230 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
So I bought this at Sephora and I loved it! It is an amazing product! However the downfall is the amount of product you get for the price is a little ridiculous! It is quite expensive and you get very little product! I loved the actual product itself and it worked really well but I wouldn't repurchase it again because it is way over priced for the tiny amount of product that you get! If they added more product or made it cheaper then maybe!
Salome M.
Fontana, CA
17 reviews
I never tried this product but I heard it really good. Is it full coverage. Is it light wait is it patchy
Ashley S.
29 reviews
How thick is this? Like I know putting a contouring powder over a thick product can look muddy and just ew so has anyone tried this for contouring? Hos the staying time? does it break up? Please let me know looking for a new go to!!
Alina P.
86 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I have some good reviews on this product. I read good coverage, not oily, and pretty pricey. My concern is the wear time? How long did anyone had to reapply or if that is a problem with this foundation? Thanks!
Ana H.
205 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Does this give full coverage?
Rebecca A.
West Chester, PA
59 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I have oily and acne prone skin. How will this work for me? Also how is its coverage for current acne/acne scars?

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