Laura Mercier Silk Crème Moisturizing Photo Edition Foundation
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Laura Mercier Silk Crème Moisturizing Photo Edition Foundation


4.3 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars60%
  • 4 Stars25%
  • 3 Stars10%
  • 2 Stars3%
  • 1 Star2%


High pigment, high performance, hydrating foundation creates a flawless, radiant canvas that lasts up to 12 hours. Makeup artists love how this award-winning formula feels comfortable on skin while hiding even hard-to-cover imperfections—and how natural it looks for selfies, photos, video, and special events as well as for everyday wear.

Moisturizing, long-wearing formula designed for normal to dry skin. Smooths skin texture and visibly evens skin tone. Colour-true pigments virtually disappear on skin for smooth, even application and blending.
Medium to Full coverage—Laura's fullest coverage.
Natural Luminous finish.

Ideal for normal to dry skin types. (If your skin is on the oily side, try SILK CRÈME OIL FREE.)

Formulation Details
Oil-free. Non-comedogenic. Dermatologist-tested.


Shake well, then dispense a small amount onto the back of your hand and apply to face with Laura’s Egg-Shaped Sponge or fingertips. For best results, use after your preferred Laura Mercier Foundation Primer.


For the most flawless, natural look, Laura says it's key to avoid over-applying foundation to the middle of the face—where too much formula can accentuate lines and other imperfections. With liquid, crème, or powder, she recommends starting at the outer portion of the face and working inward towards the nose. Focus on one area at a time and be sure to blend well. Avoid excess application around eyes or the contours of the face. Repeat application until desired coverage is achieved.

Remember, use Foundation to even out your skin tone. Use Concealer to camouflage imperfections.


Cyclopentasiloxane, Aqua/Water/Eau, Phenyl Trimethicone, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Peg-12 Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Shea Butter Ethyl Esters, Silica Dimethicone Silylate, Lauryl Peg-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Mica, Dimethicone, Tapioca Starch, Isononyl Isononanoate, Polysilicone-11, Magnesium Sulfate, Caprylyl Glycol, Diisopropyl Dimer Dilinoleate, Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate, Dimethicone/Peg-10/15 Crosspolymer, Trihydroxystearin, C30-45 Alkyl Cetearyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Caprylohydroxamic Acid, Betaine, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Aluminum Dimyristate, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Disodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Potassium Sorbate, Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer, Tremella Fuciformis Sporocarp Extract, Serica/Silk/Soie, Sodium Hyaluronate, Phenoxyethanol, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Cyclopia Intermedia Leaf Extract. May Contain/Peut Contenir/(+/-): Ci 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499 (Iron Oxides).

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Laura Mercier Silk Crème Moisturizing Photo Edition Foundation
Laura Mercier Silk Crème Moisturizing Photo Edition Foundation
Reviews (718)
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Louiza L.
Laguna Beach , CA
214 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Review for: Rose Ivory more...
I TRIED & TRIED & TRIED to make this foundation work. The shades are beyond perfect- to this day I have never found a shade that matched me better, but the formula is just BLEH. It was cakey, & the finish was off & the way it sat in my face did not help me AT ALL. I still didn’t return it tho, in hopes I could make it work. Needless to say, it’s still sitting 3/4 the full in the back of my makeup drawer after about a year later....
Emilee S.
102 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Rose Ivory more...
Amazing coverage and makes your skin look flawless. It feels kind of heavier but I also have a heavy hand with applying. Long lasting, doesn’t cause breakouts, great for my oily skin. Stays all day and I always get compliments when wearing this foundation!
Natalie L.
36 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This Foundation was just okay for me. I like medium to full coverage, but this one just didn't quite hit the mark for me. Even if I applied a few layers in the areas I needed, I didn't feel like it did a good job. I know other people who prefer light to medium coverage that this looks wonderful on. It just wasn't for me. I have some fine lines, some light acne scarring, and a few age spots that are very light, but this just never really did a great job covering them.
Amber S.
Woodburn, KY
659 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
I Was lucky enough to be allowed to try this for a week with a little trial sample in it is absolutely incredible. My face is oily and breaks out very easily this product helped clear up my face for the week and I got to use it I was getting every single lash drop out of it and do know that I got this product sample From a friend who bought this product at Sephora I believe.
Anyways--- my skin is also super sensitive and it was light on but a full coverage. My skin tone is medium beige and some what orange tinted so I have to be so careful on what products I use. I highly suggest this one to anyone who is deeply searching for one to oily, acne prone, and orange tinted skin tone. I hope I receive this for my Christmas gift. It is on the top of my list. #crushgift for sure! It also went perfect eith Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder they went PERFECT together!!!!
Amber A.
30 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I have extremely dry sensitive skin and have tried countless foundations this past year. With my wedding coming up I need something full coverage that is lightweight and lasts long. Laura Mercier Silk Crème Moisturizing Photo Edition Foundation is very hydrating and literally looks like my skin but better. This is now my holy grail foundation and well worth the splurge. I will DEFINITELY continue to repurchase this foundation ♥️
Sabrina K.
120 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
This foundation is incredibly lightweight, and has sheer coverage. That being said, it is a good foundation, however the packaging is not ideal. Since this is a squeeze tube, the foundation (especially towards the end) comes out completely liquid, not mixing with the rest of the bottle. Would not repurchase again, especially with the price.
Erica P.
Dryden, MI
46 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I love this foundation. It does a fantastic job of making my skin look fabulous. I have combination skin, as long as I prime and set with LM powder this doesn’t go anywhere. I apply with a foundation brush and use a beauty blender to smooth out edges. I put 4 stars instead of 5 because the price is a bit high.
Sarah H.
Lake St Louis, MO
419 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Review for: Medium Ivory more...
I typically wear a tinted moisturizer but I purchased this for when I’m needing a fuller-face. I love it. Most foundations feel heavy on my skin and give that “fake” appearance. I really enjoyed this foundation and keep it my makeup rotation weekly. Stays put and doesn’t look overdone while wearing it.
Bri V.
Arvada , CO
47 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I’m obsessed with Laura Mercier silk foundation it’s very light weight, doesn’t feel like your caking it on, stays on all day, and covers up unwanted spots! I highly recommend this foundation. It’s a bit pricey but you get what you pay for!
Jay C.
Bronx, NY
51 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This is what my girlfriend uses. It's light. Works for combination skin. She doesn't look greasy. It doesn't break her out. It's moisturizing. Perfect way to look a live. To all the fellas out there! It doesn't transfer to our shirt!! Lol
Charmonique R.
carbondale, il
2 reviews
I have tried expensive brands before but does anyone like this brand ? I want something that lasts long and doesn't look like I'm wearing makeup
Jasmine D.
Newport, KY
1 review
How is the coverage?
Selene E.
65 reviews
I've been contemplating if I should try this out or not. I'm very pale; any suggestions? Coverage?
Martha P.
Mt Pleasant, TX
160 reviews
I love this foundation as well but i can no longer find it. Do they still make this?
Angel S.
338 reviews
I have a problem with foundations looking fake and cakey on me even if I don't use a lot of product. Will this do that too? The worst part is around my nose.... I have combination skin: dry cheeks and oily t-zone

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