Shiseido Perfect Refining Foundation

by lyn on April 18, 2011 · 2 comments

in Foundation, Shiseido

I don't know why I keep buying foundations. It's like a terrible disease. I guess the hunt for the perfect base is a never-ending one. When Shiseido released a product called Perfect Refining Foundation, I just couldn't resist jumping on it.

As mentioned in my previous post, my skin has been suffering from rather bad allergies. It's been bumpy, red and flaky but started getting a little better over the weekend. I thought it looked okay enough to review this new foundation.


Look at how tiny the bottle is but it's a good 30ml, which is a similar volume to most foundations out there. The packaging is different to all other Shiseido foundations as they are usually housed in glass bottles or jars. I quite like that it's plastic and lightweight, which makes it the perfect travel companion.

Product Description:

This foundation blends seamlessly to instantly erase conspicuous pores, acne scars, and skin roughness for even, long-lasting coverage. It minimizes shine while optimizing the moisture balance of the skin, offering a refined finish for 15 hours. 

This foundation is formulated with Micro-Smoothing Complex, a Shiseido-exclusive ingredient that protects against the enzyme that causes skin roughness.

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Jess May 1, 2011 at 12:01 AM

Great review! I have been thinking to get this foundation myself, but found it a bit too drying for my dry skin around the cheeks and chin.

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l y n May 1, 2011 at 5:33 AM

Hi Jess, Thanks for stopping by. This foundation is not the moisturising type and it does tend to sit atop some flaky bits. Still, it's not a bad foundation.

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