NARS Sheer Glow Foundation
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NARS Sheer Glow Foundation


4.4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars62%
  • 4 Stars26%
  • 3 Stars8%
  • 2 Stars3%
  • 1 Star1%



A glowing, natural radiant finish foundation with sheer, buildable coverage that immaculately evens skin tone. Replete with skincare benefits and the NARS Complexion Brightening Formula, it leaves skin hydrated, more luminous, softer, and smoother. An artistry essential for creating a natural glow, when used daily, Sheer Glow Foundation improves the skin's brightness and texture. Ideal for evening the complexion with a natural, lightweight glow.

Glycerin, known as one of the most effective and well-known humectants, attracts and holds moisture, preventing dryness and ensuring all day hydration.
Vitamin C derivative helps to brighten skin and diminishes the look of discoloration.
Turmeric Extract, a plant of the ginger family, improves skin radiance and evens skin tone.
Consumer sensory tests*:
96% says it evens out skin tone
100% says skin feels soft and smooth
92% says skin feels moisturized
79% says it hydrates skin throughout the day

Always warm foundation in the hand and apply with fingertips.
A great clean-up tool—use with the #12 Cream Blending Brush under the eyes and around the lips to make sure lines are crisp and perfect.

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NARS Sheer Glow Foundation
NARS Sheer Glow Foundation
Reviews (4,210)
Q&A (692)
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Aayushi J.
Bensalem, PA
1 review
I ❤️ this foundation! Light to medium coverage, buildable and wears beautifully throughout the day. The foundation do apply easily, which is nice. My skin looks absolutely flawless. It’s super lightweight on your skin. Only thing I don’t like is tht it doesn’t come with pump.NARS Sheer Glow Foundation
Lauren H.
Brewton, AL
46 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Ceylan (medium w/yellow undertones) more...
I have used this for over 3 years now.. I have tried others but always go back to this one. The color is unlike any other color I have tried. The name says it all. It is light weight and gives medium coverage.
Michelle P.
Brooksville, FL
229 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: Stromboli (medium w/olive undertones) more...
And I have a only had this product two days but in that time I had it on from 4 AM to 11:30 PM without any cracking, fading or any problems. I was genuinely amazed at how much this made my skin look natural but perfect. I do have dry combination skin and live in Florida where it is currently a swampy humid raining every afternoon hell and this makeup stayed on through it all! So glad I got this! Price isn’t bad considering it is a high end brand with a great reputation.
latavia s.
Brooklyn, NY
213 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: New Guinea (dark w/red undertones), Benares (dark w/golden undertones), Macao (medium-dark w/deep yellow undertones), New Orleans (dark w/yellow undertones), Khartoum (dark w/espresso undertones) more...
I wish I could give this product 10 stars!!! I was kind of skeptical about this foundation because I have an oily tone, especially during the summer and dewy foundations plus an oily tone can make things go downhill real quick! I bought this product from Ulta 2 weeks ago and I am so happy i did. Probably the best  full coverage foundation I've came across. This foundation goes on flawless and last all day long. I apply it using a damp beauty blend it's very easy to apply. I would recommend this product to anyone that has oil skin.I would buy it again.
Jess B.
Concord, NC
154 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Review for: Mont Blanc (light w/pink undertones) more...
For longest time I wouldn’t try this foundation because it was called “sheer” glow. The word sheer scared me off. I’m so glad I eventually gave it a chance. It’s more medium than sheer, and it gives the skin such a gorgeous glow. It lasts well on my oily skin too. NARS knows how to make foundations.
Rachel R.
San Diego , CA
32 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Punjab (medium w/golden, peachy undertones) more...
I got this 2 years ago and has become my ultimate holy grail. I have very dry sensitive skin and this foundation is my perfect match. This leaves my skin supple and looks dewy. Doesn't feel
Like I have anything on my face. It has a medium coverage which I so love. It doesn't cake at all. Very much worth it!
Jamie B.
Orlando, FL
634 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
Review for: Mont Blanc (light w/pink undertones) more...
A really good light weight foundation that is amazing for every day use I’ve got to try this through samples at Sephora and I would definitely be purchasing this very soon right now I am just trying to get there the foundation that I currently own.
Amy T.
108 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: Deauville (light w/neutral balance of pink and yellow undertones), Gobi (light w/yellow undertones) more...
This is one of my top three favourite foundations. It does not break me out, does not oxidize, gives this absolutely beautiful natural demi-matte finish and there's quite a few shades to choose from. I have been using this foundation since I was in highschool, it's definately worth the price tag. The only flaw about this is that there is no pump. I personally find that it is very difficult to get the right amount of product every use.
Shazia B.
107 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: Stromboli (medium w/olive undertones), Other more...
Nars Sheer glow foundation. This has to be one of my favourite sheer glow foundations. I've always been a matte type of girl. But when I tried this, I couldn't help but fall in love with it. So someone told me I would be the shade Stromboli in this. So I bought it and used it for literally a whole year. The shade was slightly tanned but I actually don't mind it. The only thing I regret is not getting matched earlier to the foundation. Considering they only do this at selfridges (the actual makeup counter). I got myself matched the other day whilst being out as I've always always been too lazy to get matched. I'm not even joking, I told the lady at the counter that Stromboli is a tad bit tanned for my actual skin colour so maybe try a shade lighter. So she got a ear bud and literally just swatches two different shades on my face. Didn't even blend them out using a damn brush. I was shocked to think that someone actually would try and match someone like that lol. Like hello? At least use a brush to BLEND the damn foundation in. Proceeded to tell me that the shade Punjab was ashy. (Take into consideration that she was matching it near my mouth, us Asians tend to have pigmentation around the mouth as it is, so obviously it will be a tad darker than the rest of the face ffs). Didn't even blend it in to see and told me that Stromboli is the better match for me. 🙄 This is the reason why I never get matched at counters. Half of them do not know what they are on about. 🤦🏻‍♀️
Nisha T.
913 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
Review for: Barcelona (medium w/golden, peach undertones) more...
i got this and love it!!! it works just as great as the  NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation so when i got this one i got the Sheer Glow. they do the same for me, but i wanted both no matter what because i had been eyeing them like crazy and finally when Sephora had it in stock i grabbed them both. very weightless just like the Luminous one and gives me a great glow. u can wear this alone with a little bit of bronzer and mascara and ur good to go or with a full faced makeup.
Veronica P.
17 reviews
Is this supposed to come with a pump or not? In store it had a pump but mine didn't?
Juliette M.
Saginaw, MN
10 reviews
Is the price worth the product?
Ashley R.
Jersey city, NJ
57 reviews
Is this foundation offers full coverage ? Is it good for oily skin?
christie p.
578 reviews
What is the best way to apply this foundation? I have a hard time blending this once on my skin.
25 reviews
Does anyone think this is good for scar coverage ive seen mixed reviews help!!

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