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Perfect Refining Foundation
SPF 15

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Description:

A light liquid foundation that blends seamlessly to instantly erase conspicuous pores, acne scars, and skin roughness for perfectly even, long-lasting coverage. Minimizes shine while optimizing the moisture balance of the skin. Offers an exquisitely smooth, refined finish for 15 beautiful hours.
  • Shiseido-exclusive Hydro-Producing Complex optimizes skin moisture levels and provides long-lasting hydration.
  • Formulated with Micro-Smoothing Complex, a Shiseido exclusive ingredient that refines the texture of skin for perfect smoothness. Optimally reflects light to create a soft-focus effect that minimizes appearance of skin imperfections.
  • Medium to full coverage.
  • New darker shades for a more complete shade range!
The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends this product as an effective broad spectrum sunscreen.

Color Variations

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Available in 18 shades.
I00
I00 - Very Light Ivory
I20
I20 - Natural Light Ivory
I40
I40 - Natural Fair Ivory
I60
I60 - Natural Deep Ivory
I100
I100 - Very Deep Ivory
B00
B00 - Very Light Beige
B20
B20 - Natural Light Beige
B40
B40 - Natural Fair Beige
B60
B60 - Natural Deep Beige
B100
B100 - Very Deep Beige
O00
O00 - Very Light Ochre
O20
O20 - Natural Light Ochre
O40
O40 - Natural Fair Ochre
O60
O60 - Natural Deep Ochre
O80
O80 - Deep Ochre
D10
D10 - Golden Brown
D20
D20 - Rich Brown
D30
D30 - Very Rich Brown

Size Variations

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30ml/1fl. oz.
$ 38.50
0730852109414
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Recommended Replenishment Cycle is 3 months.

Product Reviews

SUMMARY OF CUSTOMER RATINGS & REVIEWS

Perfect Refining Foundation
 
3.9

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Blends well (8)
  • Easy to apply (8)
  • Good pigmentation (8)
  • Lightweight (8)
  • Goes on smoothly (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Light to medium coverage (4)
    • Acne-prone or oily skin (3)
    • Full coverage (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Brand buyer (5), Budget shopper (4)
      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair (5), Medium (5)

    REVIEWS

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    5.0

    Best Ever

    By Donna

    from Dingmans Ferry, PA

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Lightweight
    • Long-Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Light To Medium Coverage
      • Mature Skin

      Comments about Perfect Refining Foundation:

      I'm 67 yrs young and this is the best foundation I have ever used. The coverage is just enough; it looks so natural

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      3rd bottle and still in love with it!

      By Tanja Gmg

      from Belgrade, Serbia

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Fills In Pores And Scars
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Lightweight
      • Matte Finish
      • Noncomodegenic

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
        • Easy To Build Coverage
        • Medium coverage
        • Sensitive Skin
        • Young Skin

        Comments about Perfect Refining Foundation:

        I love this foundation. It covers well all my imperfections,give my skin a nice matte look, and stays on for at least 6 hours. Highly recommend this product if you have young, mixed/oil skin with acne problems.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        THE VERY VERY BEST FOUNDATION!!

        By kaw316

        from Erie, PA

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Good Pigmentation
        • Great coverage
        • Lightweight
        • Long-Lasting
        • Matte Finish
        • Noncomodegenic
        • Wonderful Finish

        Cons

        • Can Only Purchase Online

        Best Uses

        • Combination skin
        • Diminishes Pore Size
        • Full Coverage
        • Light To Medium Coverage

        Comments about Perfect Refining Foundation:

        I love this foundation and I have tried them ALL!! I have been using it for about 4 years now.I am 56 with combination skin(Had acne for most of my life..rarely do I break out now). I wear I20 - Natural Light Ivory.I think that the shade selection is great also. Works very well to cover my large pores without settling in them or fine lines. I wear it nearly every day ( I don't
        wear any other brand). It doesn't feel heavy or look cakey. Doesn't look drying either. Applies smoothly and evenly and it comes in a great lightweight bottle.
        Not one of those 5 lb ones that weighs down your purse. I also feel like I can get almost all of the product out, not wasteful like other packaging or formulations. I have been unable to purchase this in the usual department stores and have found it only to be available on this website. I hope that doesn"t mean that it will be discontinued!! I wouldn't know what to do! There is no other foundation out there for me!! I truly love this and no matter which ones I have tried not one of them (even twice the price of this) make my skin look as good! Keep it coming Shiseido..Thank you!!

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        please do not discontinue!!!

        By mfin

        from hacienda heights, ca

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Good Pigmentation
        • Lightweight
        • Long-Lasting
        • Matte Finish

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Light To Medium Coverage

          Comments about Perfect Refining Foundation:

          The only foundation that feels sheer but has really great coverage. I have tried sooo many! I have combination to oily skin. I love this foundation and they are discontinuing it in the stores....I need to stock up!

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium

          (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Worst foundation ever

          By Lala

          from Paris

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Difficult To Apply
            • Makes skin too dry
            • Pricey / Poor Value

            Best Uses

              Comments about Perfect Refining Foundation:

              I had a first good experience with shiseido product but this liquid foundation is the worst I have ever had. I feel even my hands are so dry when I have to apply it !

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair

              (39 of 40 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              A professional's review...

              By Glenn1441

              from Brooklyn, NY

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Lightweight
              • Long-Lasting
              • Matte Finish
              • Noncomodegenic

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
                • Full Coverage
                • Light To Medium Coverage

                Comments about Perfect Refining Foundation:

                I use this product both on myself and on private clients. It works with most skin types, but in particular, it works very well with oilier skins, and normal or combination. The foundation is perfect for layering, so one can build coverage. More often than not, I combine a few tiny drops of this foundation with Shiseido's Refining Primer. Together, the two even out skin tone, allowing me to 'go back in' with either the cream or pencil concealer, to tackle trouble spots. The addition of the Refining Primer absolutely gives this or any foundation greater hold, and most importantly to oilier skins, halts migration or caking. I find a high-quality foundation brush works best when applying this foundation, and then, further blending with clean fingertips. Finally, a Web site is not the place to purchase a new foundation, but rather, is best for repurchasing purposes. Head to the Shiseido counter and ask the analyst to breakdown the company's approach to shade ranges in general. Once you understand what the numbers that title each foundation shade mean, you can better choose what's right for you. And always try the foundation on your skin, along the jawline, and above the center of cheeks -- so that you can determine whether or not the chosen shade blends into the skin impercetibly. For foundation in general, Shiseido is my first choice.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium

                (1 of 45 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                foundationl

                By never again

                from RVC, NY

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Perfect Refining Foundation:

                      The foundation didn't match my skin color. It is difficult to tell just from looking at the picture what really goes well with my face. I would rather go the store where I can see for sure. I learned my lesson not to order online because I just wasted my money.

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Fair

                      (11 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      3.0

                      Wanted to love this!

                      By RJ

                      from Alexandria, VA

                      About Me Brand Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Blends Well
                      • Easy To Apply
                      • Goes On Smoothly
                      • Good Pigmentation
                      • Lightweight
                      • Long-Lasting

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Perfect Refining Foundation:

                          I really want to love this foundation. It blends well and has smooth finish. However, few hours of wearing it, my face is really really shiny. I wish this is oil-free foundation.:(

                          • Skin Tone:
                          • Medium

                          (11 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          A very superlative foundation

                          By cellina

                          from Ossining, NY

                          About Me Brand Buyer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Blends Well
                          • Easy To Apply
                          • Goes On Smoothly
                          • Good Pigmentation
                          • Lightweight
                          • Long-Lasting
                          • Matte Finish
                          • Noncomodegenic
                          • Take Age Away

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
                            • Dry Skin
                            • Full Coverage
                            • Mature Skin
                            • Normal Skin
                            • Sensitive Skin

                            Comments about Perfect Refining Foundation:

                            I noticed that in winter, when I use this foundation my skin does not get dry even when is very cold. I cannot say the same of other foundation that I used in the past.

                            • Skin Tone:
                            • Fair

                            (13 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            A couple of flaws but a good foundation

                            By Sophia

                            from St. Paul, MN

                            About Me Brand Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Blends Well
                            • Easy To Apply
                            • Goes On Smoothly
                            • Good Pigmentation
                            • Lightweight
                            • Long-Lasting
                            • Matte Finish
                            • Noncomodegenic

                            Cons

                            • Pricey / Poor Value

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Perfect Refining Foundation:

                              Love the weight, consistency, and coverage of this foundation but I found that fine wrinkles seem much more noticeable while wearing it. This forces me to use the lifting formula on those particular areas. If you have youthful smooth skin, this formula is perfect!

                              • Skin Tone:
                              • Medium

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