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NARS Velvet Matte Skin Tint Broad Spectrum SPF 30
24 varieties available

NARS Velvet Matte Skin Tint Broad Spectrum SPF 30

BY NARS #85 in Liquid Foundation

4.2 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars55%
  • 4 Stars27%
  • 3 Stars10%
  • 2 Stars5%
  • 1 Star2%
4.28 / 5 based on 828 Reviews

Product Description

An oil-free skin tint to protect and perfect with a soft-matte finish. This oil-free formula wears comfortably, maintaining skin's natural moisture barrier while working to control shine throughout the day. Transparent Blurring Powders help to blur imperfections, even the look of skintone, and smooth the appearance of pores and fine lines. The powders' unique, spherical shape compresses like a cushion, delivering a velvety-smooth, touchable feel and superior comfort on application. Vitamins C, E, and broad spectrum SPF 30 protect against free-radical damage caused by environmental stress. Simply touch and go for an effortlessly perfected look.

Research results: In a 2 week independent U.S. consumer study of 61 participants:

- 98% agree the formula felt comfortable and breathable on their skin

- 93% agree the formula gave their skin a natural look

- 86% agree the formula controlled oil and shine throughout the day

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  • Is this product okay to use during Autumn and Winter months? I se...1 Answers
  • Would you recommend this for someone with combo skin? Also does i...2 Answers
  • is this medium to full coverage? and does it really dry down matt...1 Answers
NARS Velvet Matte Skin Tint Broad Spectrum SPF 30
NARS Velvet Matte Skin Tint Broad Spectrum SPF 30
Reviews (828)
Q&A (120)
Media (73)
Emily R.
San Antonio, TX
146 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Review for: Alaska (light w/a neutral balance of pink and yellow undertones) more...
I like this foundation a lot but I don’t love it. It has great coverage that I can build up and it really does make your skin look velvety smooth but it feels heavy wearing it. I do like that it has SPF in it but the weight is what really gets me. I will usually pass over this foundation for my others because of how it feels like there are so many layers on my face with this on. But it really is a beautiful foundation! I wear this when we have photo shoots or when I go to events but it’s definitely not an everyday foundation for me. More of a special event makeup.
Amanda C.
63 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: Terre-Nueve (Lightest w/neutral pink undertones) more...
Sheer coverage tinted moisturizer ( actually the coverage is good for this kind of product ), sun protection , long lasting. I used it at Disney and it stayed all day even with the hot weather. And without setting it! Keep in mind that my skin and dry like a mummy ( I'm on accutane ). Since I'm so dry lately it tends to cling on some dry spots ( nothing so bad though) and it shows a little bit of my pores ( without primer ) . This product is totally worth in my opinion.

In the picture I'm wearing just this product and moisturizer (no primer, no powder), with natural light , no filter. I don't know how much you can tell since it's so hard to get this kind of things on camera. But I think the finish is nice and natural. :)
Tommara A.
3 reviews
Review for: Annapurna (medium w/a netural peachy undertone) more...
NARS Velvet Matte Skin Tint Broad Spectrum SPF 30 : Annapurna is a flawless foundation with amazing coverage . It give my skin a natural look . It’s honestly the only foundation I’m willing to use with a combination of Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Foundation Primer it’s long lasting with absolutely no cracks !!! Yay for Nars !!
jess l.
Hagerstown, IN
87 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
have tried about every foundation out there and I always come back Nars foundation. I love the way it looks on my skin and I don't have to re-apply it during the day. I'm getting ready for work at 5 am and I go to the gym at 3 pm. It doesn't look or feel greasy or oily on my skin. I love this foundation. Great quality, consistency, shade selection, affordable and the list goes on and on :)
Sarah N.
Perth Amboy, NJ
30 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Cuzco (medium w/a neutral pink/peachy undertone), St. Mortiz (mkedium w/a neutral yellow undertone) more...
I've used this product for over a year and I really do like it! It is not the longest lasting product but the color match is spot on (when I mix Medium 1 & 2 together)! It's really hard for me to find the perfect match for my yellow undertones. If the skin is primed and set right this product is golden. If you're not a foundation girl but want some coverage this is the product!
C A.
Chicago, IL
64 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I’m not sure why this is called a SKIN TINT when it’s beautiful full coverage with a medium to light weight feel to it. It sets sooo beautifully I’m clearly biased towards NARS Because they do face makeup RIGHT. They get the undertones perfect for my deep skin and this sets and looks like a filter. They need to expand the line of the skin tints because it’s quite limited.
allie B.
State College, PA
77 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
The shade was a good match and it felt nice going on the skin (SO velvety), but it broke apart sooooo badly on me. I thought this would be a nice option for my oily skin that didn't require brushing/bouncing foundation onto my face, but this would not stay on my face whatsoever. It started sliding off within an hour. Ended up returning it. 
Florence E.
Addison, TX
149 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Review for: Alaska (light w/a neutral balance of pink and yellow undertones) more...
I do like this foundation alot, but it really depends on the state of my skin. Some days it looks really great, but sometimes if my skin is too dry it really clings to my dry spots and looks horrible. The coverage of this is so good though, not too much but just enough. It feels very soft on your skin and gives you a nice matte look.
Lizzy S.
6 reviews
Review for: St. Mortiz (mkedium w/a neutral yellow undertone) more...
100/10 this is best face product I've ever owned! It's light on the skin, never cakey moisturizing, lasts forever, good for dry skin but primer is a must with this I'm going to rebuy right when I run out
natali c.
42 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: St. Mortiz (mkedium w/a neutral yellow undertone) more...
This product is amazing!!! It gives a good medium finish for a natural everyday look. It keeps my oil at bay through the day and lasts!!! There is a strong fragrance to it but after a few minutes, you get used to it. The spf does give flashback but in my opinion this is more of an everyday wear than glam. It is a bit pricey but worth every penny.
Glyniel C.
196 reviews
Is this good for combo skin and is it full, medium or light coverage?
Yamilet Romero R.
Miami, FL
58 reviews
This product is good for oily skin?
Arianna S.
Allen, TX
21 reviews
How much coverage does this offer? is this worth trying?
Sal T.
Narre Warren, Melbourne , Vic
72 reviews
For anyone that uses this, does it oxidise?
Katelyn H.
82 reviews
Is this basically foundation? If now, what is a "skin tint," is it like a tanner?

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