NARS Cosmetics Sheer Glow Foundation (Various Shades)


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Nars Sheer Glow Foundation

This sheer glow foundation from nars is a glowing, satin-finish foundation with sheer and buildable coverage.


  • Minimizes visible discoloration,
  • Brightens and clarifies overall skin tone,
  • Hydrates for softer and smoother skin.

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Nars sheer glow foundation- Winter favourite

Silky. Smooth. Perfection. I recently purchased this foundation as I've heard good things about it- it's turned out to be my favourite winter purchase! This foundation gives me radiant, glowing skin, good consistency (not too thick not too running) and glides on easily. The coverage is good on my skin, however for those who need more fuller coverage an additional layer could be applied without looking cakey. I do feel that after a long day or a busy night out it fades slightly, so I recommend using a primer ( I like smashbox photo finish) and a good powder to set (Mac mineralize skin finish works well with this)

15 December 2014 by


just fine

A lot of beauty bloggers recommend this, but it isnt that fantastic and 'glow'. I have very dry skin, still feels dry using this in winter and coverage is medium. It is just so difficult to control how much foundation you want get, a pump will be way more better.

5 December 2014 by


love it

I like the texture and effect of this NARS foundation, only except the bottle mouth is not press type..

10 November 2014 by


medium coverage a nice finish works great on oily skin

9 September 2014 by



I absolutely love this foundation! I have the shade Siberia, it's perfect for those who are fair like me. I have combination skin, with an oily t-zone with the occasional dry patch and this foundation wears very well on me. Despite the name it isn't sheer, it's a medium to full coverage! This is my second bottle and I will definitely repurchase! :)

4 August 2014 by


I have oily skin and it is very difficult to find a foundation that stays on my face at least a couple of hours. EL Double wear does that, but it is very heavy for summertime and the color variation is very poor in my country. So a was looking for something lighter and people always rave about this Nars Sheer glow - that its is light, yet covers well, that it is natural and dewy but at the same time also matte. And it does all that! It stays on even better than the double wear and the color Deauville is a perfect match for my skintone. I haven´t triend the sheer matte version but sheer glow is very suitable for oliy and combination skin.

19 July 2014 by



This is in no way sheer nor extra glowy. It stays put on your face, your skin looks lit from within, but the finish feels almost matte. The formula is also very lightweight, I never feel like I'm having any make up, and don't look it too, yet my skin looks perfected. The coverage is also pretty nice, I wouldn't say sheer at all, more of a medium. The lasting power on me is amazing, it doesn't move all day. I set it with NARS light reflecting setting powder for a bit of an extra glow, and it looks amazing, airbrushed almost.

30 June 2014 by


Good coverage

I got this in the shade Mont Blanc and for me it's the perfect match for my colouring , with a name like sheer glow it makes you think of a light coverage but i definately think it's a medium coverage foundation . I have been using this for a few weeks now before reviewing because u couldn't make up my mind on it . I like that it is a great shade match and gives good coverage it also lasts very well and you don't have to use much , the only thing is i don't find any glow on me and I would have preferred a sheerer finish maybe . Overall I think it is a good foundation and I would buy again

23 June 2014 by


My holy grail foundation! Great coverage whilst still looking very natural, applies and blends very easily (I use either my fingers or real techniques buffing brush) and my shade (deauville) is the best colour match I've found in any foundation, the slight yellow tint perfectly cancels out my redness and it doesn't cling to any dry patches. I also find it to last really well throughout the day. Love this foundation, will definitely repurchase!

5 June 2014 by


for dry skin

It is perfect for dry skin, and doesn't irritate my sensitive skin at all. .Transport is very fast (i am in CHINA). TKS.

5 June 2014 by


NARS Sheer Glow Foundation is the best foundation I've ever used. I chose the best match for my skin tone, and it looks so flawless and natural. The coverage is great but it still looks like skin. The finish is also beautiful. When I first used it and even my boyfriend told me how amazing my skin looked that day, I knew this was a winner

24 April 2014 by


I really love this foundation!!

22 April 2014 by


Love this foundation, great coverage and buildable.

14 April 2014 by


Love this foundation!

14 April 2014 by


Love this foundation! Stays on all day and it looks like my own skin. Not too dewy or too matte just perfect for my normal to dry skin!

3 April 2014 by


Great Foundation!

31 March 2014 by


Fab foundation

Really impressive foundation, the coverage is medium & buildable but does a great job of hiding redness & blemishes. It can cling to dry patches though so skin definitely needs to be exfoliated/moisturised & primed, but the result is worth it. I've got quite oily combination skin so I do use a little bit of powder afterwards but I wouldn't say that it was absolutely necessary, and the finish is satiny & definitely not too "glowy"... so don't let the name put you off!

31 March 2014 by



best foundation i ever had!!!! i had many of good foundations and expensive ones but this one is nr 1 for me...give a fresh look and nice coverage and is not too heavy!!!!!!is worth the money!!!!

14 February 2014 by



This foundation is great!!! I have an oily T-zone - combination skin. Despite my skin type, the 'glow' is not overpowering at all. The skin looks natural as the foundation has medium coverage and feels incredible light. Repurchase? YES!

27 December 2013 by


Great foundation, it's very buildable and provides a natural effect. Love the shade selection!

11 December 2013 by


nars sheer glow foundation

A little of this product goes a very long way. Easily blended using a damp cosmetic sponge, coverage is easy to build for those who prefer more coverage. Weightless on the skin, it feels like you're not wearing make up. Gives the skin a subtle glow and blurs imperfections, and stays out all day. I would go as far as to say this is the best foundation I've used.

10 December 2013 by


My holy graal foundation

Nothing special to say about it except the fact it is my favorite foundation of all time and I keep purchasing it again and again and again. I hope it will never be discontinued.

6 December 2013 by


Amazing product. Glowy and light

21 October 2013 by


Perfect dewy foundation

I tried Nars Sheer Glow in Punjab as it was the perfect match for skintone & I was also looking for a dewy finish. This foundation is a light fluid. You only need a tiny amount as it spreads nicely but if you have many blemishes you can build it up without looking cakey, by using a stippling brush or your hands to warm up massage it in for that natural skin effect. The dewy effect is lovely, I've received many compliments on my skin. It doesn't look greasy at all. Foundation lasts from morning to night. Unlike some foundations which caused me cyst spots this foundation didn't react badly! Its a bonus there is no SPF as that can cause flashback and spots. I am delighted with this product & highly recommend it!!

5 October 2013 by


Best foundation ever

I have very dry and pigmented skin, so I need good coverage and a glowing finish without drying out my skin. I tried Macs Studio sculpt, which gives good coverage but cakes up and creases after a while. I tried the mineralize moisture foundation which does not cake but has not enough coverage. I tried the make up forever, which I really like but the Nars Sheer Glow Foundation has two things better: it has a luxurious glow and it covers perfectly by just using a little amount of product. And it doesn't brake me out!

4 October 2013 by


Nars Sheer Glow Foundation

Basically this Nars Sheer Glow Foundation is just as described - it has a very fine texture yet even if you only go for one thin layer it gives a very lovely coverage. Contrary to previous reviews I find the glow ''ability'' of this foundation marvelous! It is not the cheap-looking, glittery disco glow, that makes you look horribly painted during daytime - it is a very low-key glow, that gives the skin a dewy finish. I have kind of olive-ish undertones and Sibiria is a tad too pale but since it is so blend-able that is no problem at all. The undertones of this foundation are just right for me. Very happy with this purchase!

3 September 2013 by


My new favourite!

I absolutely love this Nars Sheer Glow Foundation! It's easy to apply, gives you time to blend it in properly and doesn't dry quickly. Its coverage is perfect for my needs too - not too much and not too little. The most important thing for me is that it gives you coverage, but it looks natural, which is a real plus as I hate foundations which give you this mask-like look. I highly recommend this one! I only took one star away for the packaging - it looks nice, but there's no pump, which may cause some product waste. I bought my pump separately, but now I can't use the cap anymore, so I wouldn't really like to travel with this product. Apart from that, it's a perfect product.

22 August 2013 by


The Best

This Nars Sheer Glow Foundation is the best foundation I have ever tried! Gives build-able coverage and the perfect glow on the skin! I highly recommend this foundation!

19 August 2013 by


A foundation for everyday

The Nars Sheer Glow Foundation is a very good foundation with excellent coverage. It is indeed very "glowy", but does not look too oily. It not very sheer as it's a medium to full coverage foundation, but this shade has a neutral to pink undertone that makes the skin look a lot healthier. The only downside is that it's a little powdery - I know it does not look it, but it can be!

7 August 2013 by



Nars Sheer Glow Foundation has a medium coverage, oil control very well, lasting around 6 hours. Love it.

12 July 2013 by


Nars sheer glow - deuville

I have tried so many foundations over the past months including Dior, mac, Estée Lauder, sheishdo! And nothing compares to Nars Sheer Glow Foundation! It is absolutely flawless, I've had so many compliments since wearing it! It has a dewy finish yet it still is medium coverage! Can be built to full! It feels light I have nothing on and doesn't weigh down on my skin it's lovely! I think I have found my wholly grail of foundations, I will definitely be repurchasing soon! Highly recommend.

27 May 2013 by



I find this Nars Sheer Glow Foundation to be quite misleading. There's hardly anything sheer or glowy about it. I expected this to give me a sheer and glowy finish but instead it's more matte with a medium coverage instead of a sheer one. It does give me good coverage and makes my skin look flawless but because it's so matte I'm not using it anymore.

9 May 2013 by


Love it

This is my second nars sheer glow foundation and I have yet to find anything better! This foundation gives a natural finish to my skin and its not drying like some foundations I've used before. Love it!

1 May 2013 by


completely satisfied

First of all, the shipping free delivery to Germany is a very special service and the foundation arrived just a few days after placing my order. That is amazing. To the foundation: The color Mont Blanc matches my skin perfectly. It is a very easy to blend foundation and the coverage is about medium. Unfortunately it does not cover my hyperpigmentation completely, but it makes my skin look more even and the finish is really pretty. It lasts very well. This is one of my three favorite foundations, with the others being Make up for ever and Dior airflash. Overall I am very pleased with the order handling and the foundation performance.

25 April 2013 by


I have used this foundation for at least two years ... I found it difficult to get a shade close to my skin tone ... But the nars matches up quite well.. It's very light ... Compared to mac ones which are very heavy .. I like my skin tone to show thru and this does that ... My bottle lasts me at least a year too as you don't need to put much of this on I don't even need co concealer when wearing this as it looks quite natural but at the same time can build the coverage up on problem areas ... Use the sheer matte one for heavier coverage and for Oily skin ... Or this one for neat perfect skin

15 April 2013 by


Excellent product

I really like this foundation. It gives a nice coverage and stays put throughout the whole day. My skin has recently been suffering and this doesn't cling onto my dry patches. However I did stupidly order the wrong shade but no worries I have made it work. Couldn't recommend it enough

15 April 2013 by



Love this foundation, it lasts most of the day and is not sheer or oily. Perfect!

12 April 2013 by


Siberia - Perfect Colour Match

The first foundation I've ever tried which actually matches my skintone. It blends so well and feels very nice on the skin. The foudnation does not need to be set with a powder which is good because I have dry skin and I don't like using powder. The foundation does not cling to dry patches either, at least not on my skin. It lasts all day and does not need to be reapplied. The finish is not as glowy as I expecte it to be but more of a natural to a satin finish. I don't mind that at all. Also the coverage can be sheered out but with one pump I get a light to medium coverage on my face. I love this foundation and I would repurchase it. I also would it recommend for very fair and pale skintones.

5 April 2013 by


Great with my dry skin

Became my 'go to' foundation because of the finish, and the fact that my dry part of the skin looks great and not like mud

1 April 2013 by


Really good foundation

I used the shade stromboli before and now changed to barcelona. The colours are similar, not a huge difference. I found stromboli too yellow. Barcelona is ok for my medium tan. Thwarting foundation is really good, also for acne skin. It doesn't irritate.

1 April 2013 by


a product ill return to again and again

This foundation is an all rounder. Its buildable so covers blemishes, gives a dewy finish without looking sweaty or oily, matches a whole range of skin tones and lasts all day. (Even longer when you wear the Nars Primer underneath). The only thing i would mention is when it dries it will darken a little so be sure to get a slightly lighter colour than your skin. Also, its easy to waste this foundation due to the screw top, just be sure to pour too little out than too much as with a high price tag this is not ideal. All in all - love it. My main beauty product.

29 March 2013 by


Best Colour Match

This is the perfect colour match for my very pale skin. I have yellow undertones and quite a lot of redness in my cheeks and bought the foundation in the shade Siberia. I have struggled for so long to find a foundation pale enough for me and this blends in seamlessly and with no effort. I am thrilled! However this foundation is not sheer at all. It has a good medium coverage which is buildable. Of course you can sheer it out while applying it. I wouldn't describe the finish as dewy or glowy but more velvety. The foundation does not cling to dry patches, is easy to blend and does not wear off during the day.

24 March 2013 by


Fantastic foundation (pls add the pump!)

This is a great foundation if you like a natural look. It is not sheer as the name suggests (not even close to a tinted moisturiser) but light to medium coverage. I am very pale and I usually struggle to find the right colour with other brands but not with NARS: Gobi is perfect (and there are even paler shades). Easy to apply with fingers and foundation brush. 4 stars as it has an OK staying power (not all day though) and it does not come with a pump.

22 March 2013 by


Nars Sheer Glow Foundation

Nars Sheer Glow Foundation looked a tad too light for me in the bottle, but it's just the right shade after applying. It gives really great coverage, and makes you look flawless. The finish is not matte, but not dewy either - it's something in the middle. The staying power is okay.

12 March 2013 by


love really pale colors

I got the Nars Sheer Glow in light 01 siberia 4 weeks ago and must say that I am impressed how light the color is. The foundation goes on nicely and has a good medium coverage, leaving the skin looking very natural. This is supposed to be for dry skin and I can't see why, because in the areas of my face that are very dry (mainly cheeks). It went so patchy that it was very obvious I was wearing foundation. In total I like the Nars sheer glow, because of its colour and coverage but it doesn't give me that glowing finish (more satin-matte) and is perhaps more of a summer time foundation for me, when my skin is not as dry. For the price I don't know if I would buy this again.

7 March 2013 by



Love Nars Sheer Glow Foundation, its very build able so you can actually choose the coverage and I think it really is the first time that people didn't notice i was wearing make up as the colour looks great on my skin, i will definitely repurchase.

11 February 2013 by


nars sheer glow

I ordered the nars sheer glow foundation based on reviews I read on the internet only, since there are no Nars products in my country. The foundation meets up to what it promises, providing a light-medium coverage and dewy glow finish. The only down side is that I have you apply it immediately after a put my moisturiser, if I don't it's very hard to spread it out with hands or brush.

23 January 2013 by



Nars Sheer Glow Foundation is the perfect foundation for my skin. It's the perfect colour match. I only need a tiny amount for build-able coverage. I have combination skin. Even though this foundation is sheer, it isn't greasy or shiny on my skin. This foundation is also long wearing.

15 January 2013 by


Excellent Product

All I can say is that I spend most of my money on make up as it is my passion and I have tried everything and Nars Sheer Glow Foundation is an excellent product! You won't be cross at yourself for purchasing even with its price tag. Beautiful satin finish with medium to buildable coverage. Not cakey and along with good concealer even acne sufferers, as I used to have acne I believe would be very happy with this I'm sure! Hope this helps!

14 January 2013 by


Best foundation!

After wanting this foundation for ages, I finally bought it a couple of months ago! I'm so happy that I did. I have very, very pale skin and even though I buy the lightest shades most foundations leave me looking a little orange. Mont Blanc however is perfect for me, it matches almost perfectly with my skin tone and leaves my skin looking lovely and even! I don't get many spots and my skin is in fairly good condition although it does get dry sometimes and quite sensitive this foundation leaves me feeling good about my skin. I couldn't ask for a better foundation! Will definitely be re-buying this.

11 January 2013 by

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