Perricone MD

No Foundation Foundation SPF 30 1 fl oz (30 ml)

$55.00

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  • Provides natural translucent coverage and protects with non-chemical SPF30
  • With DMAE and Alpha Lipoic Acid

This unique oil-free multi-purpose formula allows the natural health of your skin shine through, while providing non-chemical SPF 30 broad spectrum UV protection.  Helps correct skin undertones and delivers translucent coverage, while boosting skin's moisture level throughout the day. 

It absorbs quickly and is infused with high potency active ingredients that provide anti-aging benefits and help firm skin's appearance.  It's also formulated with specially treated pigments, blended with light diffusing mica to instantly soften the look of lines, wrinkles and pores.  Skin will look smooth and naturally radiant.

  • Alpha Lipoic Acid:  Reduces the appearance of lines, wrinkles and enlarged pores.
  • DMAE:  Helps to firm and lift the appearance of skin.

Perricone MD products are unique in that they are patented, researched and formulated by Nicholas Perricone, M.D., board certified dermatologist and anti-aging expert.  They deliver powerful efficacious benefits with visible results.

Paraben Free

Made in USA

Indications:
  • Helps prevent sunburn.
  • Higher SPF gives more sunburn protection.

Warnings:

For external use only.  When using this product keep out of eyes.  Rinse with water to remove.  Stop use and ask a doctor if rash or irritation develops and lasts.  Keep out of reach of children.  If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

NV Perricone LLC

Active Ingredients: Zinc Oxide (12.2%, Sunscreen), Titanium Dioxide (3.2%, Sunscreen)

Inactive Ingredients: Aqua/Water/Eau (Water), Cyclopentasiloxane, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG 100 Stearate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (Vitamin C), C12 15 Alkyl Benzoate, Dimethicone, Sorbitan Stearate, Capric/Caprylic Triglyceride, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Cyclohexasiloxane, Iron Oxides (CI 77499, 77491, 77492), Glycolic Acid, Dimethyl MEA (DMAE) (DMAE), Mica, Phenoxyethanol, Citric Acid, Tribehenin, Caprylyl Glycol, Lecithin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Tocopheryl Linoleate Oleate, Thioctic (Alpha Lipoic) Acid (Alpha-Lipoic Acid), Polyglyceryl 3 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Hexylene Glycol, Ethylhexl Glycerin, Xanthan Gum, PEG 8, Triethoxysilylethyl Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Hexyl Dimethicone, Polyacrylamide, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil (Lemon), Limonene, Sodium Lactate, Ceramide Complex 2, Aluminum Hydroxide, Stearic Acid, C13 14 Isoparaffin, PEG 10 Rapeseed Sterol, Disodium EDTA, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate (Licorice Root), Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E), Phoenix Dactylifera Fruit Extract (Date), Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Teprenone, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Linalool, Laureth 7, Silica, Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C), Hyaluronic Acid, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Arabidopsis Thaliana Extract, Plankton Extract, Micrococcus Lysate, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Salvia Sclarea (Clary Sage) Extract (Clary), Cedar (Cedrus Atlantica) Oil, Ilex Paraguariensis Leaf Extract, Bulnesia Sarmientoi Wood Oil, Coriandrum Sativum (Coriander) Seed Oil (Coriander), Salvia Sclarea (Clary Sage) Oil (Clary), Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Flower Oil (Clove), Triticum Vulgare (Wheat Germ) Bran Extract (Wheat), Anthemis Nobilis (Roman Chamomile) Flower Oil, Jasminum Officinale Oil (Jasmine), Viola Odorata (Blue Violet) Extract

Dr. Perricone recommends applying evenly in gentle circular motions on top of treatment and or moisturizer.  Can be re-applied as necessary.  Not for use on children.

Store at room temperature.

Sun alert:  Limiting sun exposure, wearing protective clothing, and using sunscreen may reduce the risk of skin aging, skin cancer, and other harmful effects of the sun.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

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Perricone MD No Foundation Foundation SPF 30, 1 fl oz
 
3.7

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

65%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (13)
  • Moisturizes (13)
  • Non-greasy (12)
  • Softens skin (8)
  • Soothes skin (7)

Cons

  • Greasy (5)
  • Bad smell (4)
  • Not effective (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (15)
  • Uneven skin tone (10)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (9)
  • Enlarged pores (6)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (13), Survivalist / minimalist (5), Beauty expert (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (9), Oily (5), Normal (4), Dry (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

The best natural look foundation

I received this as a deluxe sample and of course before it even came close to running out purchased a full bottle. It is very costly and I never before this product spent this much...Read complete review

I received this as a deluxe sample and of course before it even came close to running out purchased a full bottle. It is very costly and I never before this product spent this much on a foundation. Trust me when I tell you this, it is worth every penny. If you are looking for something that looks 100% natural while giving you the benefits of cover-up, you have found the product.
If you are looking for full coverage, this might not be the best thing because it is light but believe me although lite, it does a great job.

I use this on my light days, the days my skin already looks good (some days your skin looks better then others) and I use a heavy foundation on my not such good days.

It seemed to dark at first and I was sure it would look off, but it is incredible how this product blends with your skin (I have very pale/white skin) and no one would ever know you are wearing anything on your skin, it looks that natural.

Worth every penny

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Smells like decaying fish

Being a plastic surgeon I experiment a lot to see what is out there to recommend to my patients. This product is a nightmare. The smell is atrocious, applied, your face shines as ...Read complete review

Being a plastic surgeon I experiment a lot to see what is out there to recommend to my patients. This product is a nightmare. The smell is atrocious, applied, your face shines as if polished with a chunk of lard, the consistency is so thick that after using about one third of the product an air bubble is created at the bottom and the pump only sucks air and you have to scrape the product out with the pump pipe and the little bit of coverage is absorbed into the skin within half an hour. Try it: apply to only half the face and wait 30 min. Check the mirror: voilà - no difference whatsover between left and right (BTW - this is a great way to test almost ANY product - most will do the same disappearing act - be it foundation, any type of instant wrinkle treatment, oil absorbing product, base for eye shadow etc. All these products are made to sell by being nicely packaged, having a pleasant consistency upon application and looking pretty for a couple of minutes....). And to boot - [$] for 1oz? Give me a break!!!

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1.0

Not for women of color

By Toni

from Hilton Head, South Carolina

describe yourself Brand Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Perricone MD No Foundation Foundation SPF 30, 1 fl oz:

        As a woman of color, the foundation that was suppose to blend in with all skin tones, does not. On my skin tone (caramel brown), I found the shade left an ashen look on my face.

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        1.0

        Only for young, fairly flawless faces

        By LL

        from Pittsburgh, PA

        describe yourself Minimalist

        See all my reviews

        Pros

          Cons

          • Not Colorless
          • Not Effective

          Best Uses

            Comments about Perricone MD No Foundation Foundation SPF 30, 1 fl oz:

            I was excited to try the product because as we age, most women want as little, but effective make-up as possible. I was put off at first by the exorbitant price for a foundation, but figured I'd give one go. This "No Foundation Foundation" turned brown on my skin and didn't cover a thing. It also stays greasy. I can't imagine that it works on anyone with even slight sun damage as I have in a couple of places. I am fair and in winter I also experience reddening from the elements and hoped it would help with that. No luck. I wonder what kinds of skin Dr. Perricone used for his testing? Certainly not older women.

            • Skin Type:
            • Normal

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            5.0

            My favorite foundation!

            By Bella

            from Ft Myers, Fl

            describe yourself Beauty Conscious

            See all my reviews

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Softens Skin
            • Soothes Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Enlarged Pores
              • Sensitive Skin
              • Uneven Skin Tone

              Comments about Perricone MD No Foundation Foundation SPF 30, 1 fl oz:

              I have tried so many high end foundations but there isn't one that even comes close to "No Foundation Foundation". It is very easy to put on, almost impossible to mess up. It really blends perfectly and makes my skin look as good as possible. It basically makes me look like I wasn't wearing make up and had beautiful skin anyways.
              The only tiny negative thing that can be said about the foundation is that the moment you apply it, it has a funny smell. However that only lasts a few seconds and I rather take that than something that smells lovely and has additional perfume in it.
              I have used this product for the last 2 years and am now on my second bottle. I am really thankful that someone came up with a foundation that makes my skin look almost flawless, is easy to put on (I am not a patient person nor do I have a lot of time in the morning) and, like someone here already mentioned,
              seems to sooth my skin.

              • Skin Type:
              • Combination

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              5.0

              Won't be without it!

              By redeemed

              from The Holy City, SC

              describe yourself Beauty Conscious

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Matches Skintone Easily
              • Moisturizes
              • Non-Greasy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Uneven Skin Tone

                Comments about Perricone MD No Foundation Foundation SPF 30, 1 fl oz:

                I use this as my foundation daily. First, I use Lancome's Visionaire, then Perricone's Amine Complex Face Firming Activator; then the No Foundation Foundation. My skin looks great - most people think I am much younger than my 60 years!

                • Skin Type:
                • Combination
                • Age:
                • 55+

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                3.0

                Sheer

                By MaggieToo

                from Santa Monica, CA

                describe yourself Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Antiaging ingredients

                Cons

                • Greasy
                • Not much coverage
                • Sticky

                Best Uses

                • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
                • Redness/ Blotchiness
                • Weekend use

                Comments about Perricone MD No Foundation Foundation SPF 30, 1 fl oz:

                I have medium skintone and this does not give me enough coverage. My over-the-counter tinted moisturizer gives more coverage. I also noticed that although my skin looks greasy and feels sticky, that my skin doesn't feel moisturized. Because I love the anti-aging ingredients in this product, I've made this product work by using my tinted moisturizer underneath, then brushing a setting powder over the top to help with the greasy/shiny look. This combination makes me look more made-up than I'd like, but I can't find a way for it to work on its own otherwise.

                • Skin Type:
                • Combination

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                4.0

                Works for me!

                By Golfer gal

                from Albuquerque, NM

                describe yourself Minimalist

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Moisturizes
                • Non-Greasy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Perricone MD No Foundation Foundation SPF 30, 1 fl oz:

                  This goes on quickly for sun protection when I expect to be in the sun a lot. Once on, you cannot tell that you have foundation on but skin looks smooth. I'm sensitive to smells and this seems almost odorless. A little goes a long way, too.

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Normal
                  • Age:
                  • 55+

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                  5.0

                  The perfect tinted moisturizer!

                  By Kathleen W.

                  from Moscow, ID

                  describe yourself Beauty Conscious

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Moisturizes
                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Softens Skin
                  • Soothes Skin

                  Cons

                  • Limited color--one

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
                  • Redness/ Blotchiness
                  • Sensitive Skin
                  • Uneven Skin Tone

                  Comments about Perricone MD No Foundation Foundation SPF 30, 1 fl oz:

                  This product suits women with fair to light skin; unfortunately, medium to dark tones will not be able to use this product.

                  For those who like a 5-minute routine without fussing with foundation, etc., this product is perfect!

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Dry
                  • Age:
                  • 55+

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                  5.0

                  Makeup Diva

                  By NYCTina

                  from Midtown Manhattan

                  describe yourself Beauty Conscious

                  See all my reviews

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Moisturizes

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
                    • Redness/ Blotchiness
                    • Sensitive Skin

                    Comments about Perricone MD No Foundation Foundation SPF 30, 1 fl oz:

                    I've used pricey foundations which I loved but this product is like a second skin. Today I was told I looked healthy and glowing and at 67 that is a great compliment; it's easy to use, you can build on it and still look like you have a healthy complexion, which is what makeup should look like - not like paste. For those who complained of a smell, no one is more sensitive to smell than I, forget-about-it!!!

                    • Skin Type:
                    • Combination

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                    2.0

                    Too dark and greasy

                    By Jules

                    from Washington, DC

                    describe yourself Beauty Expert

                    Pros

                    • Moisturizes

                    Cons

                    • Greasy
                    • Heavy

                    Best Uses

                    • Redness/ Blotchiness
                    • Sensitive Skin

                    Comments about Perricone MD No Foundation Foundation SPF 30, 1 fl oz:

                    What I like about this product is that it soothes the redness on my skin. That's about it.

                    I have light olive skin color and the color of this foundation was too dark for me. Also it accentuated the subtle lines under my eyes, it did not hide or minimize them. I have oily skin and it made my skin look so much shinier.

                    This product should be labeled for dry dark skin only.

                    • Skin Type:
                    • Oily
                    • Age:
                    • 25-34

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                    5.0

                    Great product

                    By Ajr

                    from Mission Viejo, CA

                    describe yourself Beauty Conscious

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight
                    • Non-Greasy

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about Perricone MD No Foundation Foundation SPF 30, 1 fl oz:

                      I don't know what people are referring to when they say it has an odor. I've never noticed any scent. In fact, I love that it is a transparent foundation/moisturizer/SPF all in one. I don't wear a foundation but love this because when I apply powder to my face - this base makes it stick to my skin. It is like a primer for my powder. It may be pricey but I use it sparingly and it has SPF30.

                      • Skin Type:
                      • Oily
                      • Age:
                      • 45-54

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