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NYX HD Studio Photogenic Foundation
14 varieties available

NYX HD Studio Photogenic Foundation


4.1 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars49%
  • 4 Stars30%
  • 3 Stars15%
  • 2 Stars4%
  • 1 Star2%
4.20 / 5 based on 1,283 Reviews


Flawless-looking skin is no longer just for celebrities and models! Now available in 20 blendable shades, our HD Studio Photogenic Foundation uses light-diffusing technology to enhance the appearance of silky-smooth skin. Achieve a picture-perfect look anytime you’re in the spotlight.


Water/Aqua/Eau, Cyclopentasiloxane, Diethylhexyl Maleate, Butylene Glycol, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Cyclomethicone, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Dimethicone, Sodium Chloride, Kaolin, Orbignya Oleifera Seed Oil, Sorbitan Olivate, Salicornia Herbacea Extract, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-4, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Dimethiconol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Hydrated Silica, Copper Tripeptide-1, Aluminum Hydroxide, Propylene Carbonate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, VP/VA Copolymer, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, C12-14 Pareth-7, Amodimethicone, Adipic Acid/Neopentyl Glycol Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin

May Contain:

Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Zinc Oxide (CI 77947)

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NYX HD Studio Photogenic Foundation
NYX HD Studio Photogenic Foundation
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Q&A (160)
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Anna N.
76 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: NUDE - PORCELAIN more...
Note: I’ve only used this for like 2 weeks.
Also note: I have oily combination skin but nothing too greasy or overly excessive.
This foundation definitely isn’t full coverage so if you are looking for that skip this foundation. I think it is light to medium when you build it up. My nose breaks up foundation terribly and makes it look gross and almost dry when I put foundation on. This doesn’t make my nose look as bad as the wet n wild one did but not as good as the born this way foundation. I use this with a beauty blender and haven’t used it with a brush. My sister thinks it has a weird smell which is why she gave it to me but I don’t notice a weird smell. At first it may look like it does nothing in your skin but when you are done with your whole face and do another layer where needed, it looks really nice and dewy. It’s not too shiny or too drying on me. It’s really light weight and comparable to a fuller coverage BB cream. I would recommended this but it isn’t my favorite. I would buy it again but I want to try other products out next.
Nikki T.
Hattiesburg, MS
27 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: (6 Pack) NYX HD Foundation - Warm Sand more...
So although this is the foundation I use it for under-eye concealer to highlight because it it is a bit lighter then the foundation that I need. I have found that it works better with a stippling brush versus a beauty blender and that's just to help give it a flawless finish. I'm not a pro at makeup but I do know that I have to find what works for me and this brand has so many products that works for my skin tone especially with me having dry skin and hyperpigmentation.
Samantha K.
Bonney Lake, WA
39 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Soft Beige more...
I bought this cover up in a hurry when I was at the store once, wanted a coverage that reminded me of the tinted moisturizer I’d been using. I’d say this did a decent job. Would use again for summer time when I’m wanting a little less coverage.
Emily Y.
Las Vegas, NV
11 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: Soft Beige more...
So 3 stars until I try to shoot with this makeup. It seemed overpriced for the coverage it provided. Probably great for someone with blemish free skin. I know the hd factor is supposed to help skin look flawless for photo shoots which I still have yet to test out. However,it didn’t seem like it gave my skin an even appearance in regards to texture or color.. at the cost I would prefer a high end brand for not much more.NYX HD Studio Photogenic Foundation
Lona M.
Council Bluffs
215 reviews
Nyx Cosmetics has really come a long way in the community and I have a lot of respect them. I have oily skin, and always had problems with foundations breaking up or sliding. Not with the HD Professional foundation! It stays on like a dream!
Vanessa V.
Battle Creek, MI
144 reviews
Review for: (3 Pack) NYX HD Foundation - Warm Sand more...
I love using the most popular high end products when it comes to foundation. The rests are somehow compromising. I purchased this foundation long ago but never used it before. First a tart pore mini miser, then NYX HD Primer & then NYX HD foundation & set with Urban decay setting spray & then went on with the rest of my face's makeup. It stayed till 5/6 hours as it was. No cakey, no flakes -- nothing... was taken aback as i never expected it to work so wonderfully! Good! Wish it would stay longer.
Syndi S.
San Antonio, TX
49 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: (3 Pack) NYX HD Foundation - Warm Sand more...
I have the NYX HD Foundation but not a 3 pack, however, it is an awesome foundation.  I have been trying different foundations and concealers out, especially from less expensive brands and this foundation is in my top 5.  It's hard for me to choose because I try to use a foundation for my skin depending on weather, my skin that particular day, etc.  I would highly recommend this foundation.  It goes on well for me!
Choc. Y.
28 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Love this foundation it's full coverage but gives you a feeling of a bb cream. It makes perfectly with skin. However, you still have to bake for normal time to keep foundation dry through out the day.
Megan P.
Philadelphia, PA
67 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: Natural more...
Even though this is not a mattifying foundation, it is great for us oily skin people. The color range isn’t terrible and I can always lighten or darken it up if need be. It’s not cakey and gives me just the right amount of coverage. It blends out perfectly with a damp beauty blender and just looks very natural on the skin. Has the most flawless finish out of all of the foundations that I’ve ever tried or used. My holy grail foundation.
Megan B.
Pembroke , NC
67 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Review for: (3 Pack) NYX HD Foundation - Warm Sand more...
Omg!!!! Where is my love button?!!! I tend to lean towards foundations that has medium to full coverage and this hit the nail on the head. I have oily skin, so it worked well for me. My sister tried it, who has dry skin, and she too loved the feel. Very light weight.. but full coverage. I really loved the airbrush flawless coverage it gave. Definitely a must have!!
Courtney S.
2 reviews
I have been looking for a foundation for ages now, my skin is more on the dry side most of the drugstore foundation like goes all patchy or cacky and it's just not a good look so is this a good foundation or do you know of one?
Simona C.
ottawa, ON
836 reviews
Can i buy it at walmart or shoppers drug mart.
Taylor B.
1 review
Does this product work well on oily skin?
Sheri N.
304 reviews
Is this good on my oily skin? Are there tons of shades to choose from? And is this worth the money? Thank you!
Lizbeth A.
Riverside, CA
65 reviews
I'm thinking about trying a new foundation, is this one any good????

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NYX HD Studio Photogenic Foundation
NYX HD Studio Photogenic Foundation