Buxom Show Some Skin Weightless Foundation is a new as of January, and sold exclusively at Sephora.
This foundation includes a broad spectrum SPF 30 as well as vitamin C, tamarind seed and marine algae extracts that are supposed to help give the skin nutrients. It has a light to medium coverage and lasts up to 8 hours (based on a study). It comes in ten shades from pale neutrals to deep warm shades.
I’ve got all ten shades swatched below but was also sent a regular sized tube in a shade that I guessed would be a good match for me – and it was! As per usual with most brands, I am the second shade in the line called Dim The Light.
Fair Game is a neutral shade for light skin tones.
Dim The Light is a warm shade for light skin tones.
In The Buff is a cool shade for light skin tones.
You’re A Natural is a warm shade for medium skin tones.
Meet Me Latte is a neutral shade for medium skin tones.
Sweet As Honey is a cool shade for medium skin tones.
Tan-Talize Me is a warm shade for tan skin tones.
Almond The Nude is a neutral shade for tan skin tones.
Caramel Kisses is a warm shade for dark skin tones.
In The Dark is a neutral shade for dark skin tones.
Overall: So I tried out Dim The Light and the shade worked out pretty perfectly for me. It might be a little bit too warm for me in the winter-time, but just a smidgen. The texture is lightweight feeling and it blends in rather easily. You can build it up to get more of a medium rather than light coverage if you want.
The first time I wore it I tried it over a heavier moisturizer and it made my skin look super dewy, bordering on greasy. The next time I tried it I wore it over my standard Simple Skincare SPF 15 Moisturizer and it looked much better. It definitely is on the slightly oilier side though. Usually I don’t feel the need to powder down my skin after applying a BB Cream or some other foundations, but with this I did use a little powder on my t-zone. After 3 or 4 hours I saw some shine coming through again.
It does a nice job of blurring pores and annoying little flaws in the skin and feels pretty comfortable on my skin. If I could change anything about it it would be that it was slightly less oily for me.
Is this a foundation you want to try?
Note: Cruelty free