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Koh Gen Do Triple Lighting Foundation SPF 22 PA++ Refill

What it is: A powder foundation for the HD generation that optically smooths the skin for a natural flawless finish.What it does:Triple Lighting Foundation with SPF 22 and PA++ provides a coverage that looks digitally perfected while still seeming perfectly natural. It incorporates a moisturizing treatment that penetrates the top layer of the skin, leaving your skin soft and smooth. What it is formulated WITHOUT:- Synthetic Fragrances- Synthetic Dyes- Phthalates- GMOs- TriclosanWhat else you need to know: To fully treat and moisturize the skin, Koh Gen Do uses the "Air and Essence-In Formula," which incorporates fine powder particles soaked in Koh Gen Do Oriental Plant Essence. The result is a feathery light and soft powder foundation that moisturizes like a skincare product while it wears with a smooth, lightweight texture. Each Aqua Foundation shade is formulated for specific skintones. To diffuse redness, choose BE-1. Choose PK-1 for pink undertones and OC-1 or OC-2 for yellow undertones. The compact and refill are sold separately.
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Questions & Answers for Koh Gen Do Triple Lighting Foundation SPF 22 PA++ Refill

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Is this cream to powder foundation or just pressed powder?
The product description is incredibly vague.
asked 2 years, 11 months ago
frelkins
(Bay Area CA)
on Triple Lighting Foundation SPF 22 PA++ Refill
6 answers
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answer 1
It's not a cream. It's a pressed powder. In my experience, it does not go on powdery. It goes on really smoothly, and you can build it up. I use a foundation primer and liquid concealer as needed, followed by the Koh Gen Do Triple Lighting Foundation. I usually dust a bit of translucent powder over my face with a kabuki brush to blend in the areas where I built up the foundation. Hope this helps!
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
kellypgh
(Pittsburgh, PA)
answer 2
It's powder, but you can build as much layering as you like. I find a tinted moisterizer and this powder keeps going all day, even on 11- or 12- hour workdays.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
ushie
(Greenbelt, MD)
answer 3
it's not a cream to powder; it's not even really a powder. It's just magical stuff. It's airy light, yet it covers.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
explorer6
(san diego, CA)
answer 4
This isn't a cream to powder foundation. It's mineral powder foundation in a powder form. For coverage you should use the sponge that comes with it to press it into the skin.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
chloe2015
(Seattle, WA)
answer 5
This is pressed powder with medium coverage. I bought it as a foundation but it is better as a touch-up powder.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
ncjules
(North Carolina)
answer 6
I just recieved mine last week and it is just a pressed powder foundation.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
lovenest
(Canada)
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does the compact some with the makeup or do you have to buy separately?
I said it all already-does it come in the red compact when you order it or do you have to order the powder and the compact separately?
asked 2 years, 10 months ago
supercat
(Pacific Northwest high in the mountain's)
on Triple Lighting Foundation SPF 22 PA++ Refill
6 answers
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answer 1
You order them separately. I only ordered the powder and sponge alone, as I don't take a compact in my purse or briefcase.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
ushie
(Greenbelt, MD)
answer 2
not sure: I think it comes separately and you have to buy the compact. I already have two compacts because I won't be without this product. You'd need to call
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
explorer6
(san diego, CA)
answer 3
You have to order it seperately, but from there you only need to buy the refill.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
chloe2015
(Seattle, WA)
answer 4
Compact is sold sererate.You will only receive refills.They are like little makeup pans.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
rocanlover
(Lyon, France)
answer 5
You will need to order the compact separately from the foundation which includes a sponge applicator.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
ncjules
(North Carolina)
answer 6
Hi Supercat,

The powder and compact are sold separately! I hope that this helps.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
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Finishing Powder
Do I need to use a finishing powder with this foundation?
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
justredd
(Charlotte,NC)
on Triple Lighting Foundation SPF 22 PA++ Refill
4 answers
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answer 1
You probably don't *need* a finishing powder over the Koh Gen Do Triple Lighting Foundation, but I do usually use one. Just a bit. I dust some Laura Mercier translucent powder over my face (with a kabuki brush) to make sure I blend any place where I built up the foundation more than other places.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
kellypgh
(Pittsburgh, PA)
answer 2
I don't think you need any powder to finish this, as it is a powder. You could use highlighting powder if you want, fluffing highlights on top of it.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
ushie
(Greenbelt, MD)
answer 3
No, this product can stand alone, and I use it over my primer and concealer. I apply it with a brush
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
explorer6
(san diego, CA)
answer 4
You can use it as a setting powder if you like more coverage than what you have for coverage with your cream or liquid foundation.
I apply it with a brush after my foundation!
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
chloe2015
(Seattle, WA)
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Coverage
Does this powder foundation highlight dry, flaky spots? What kind of coverage does it have?
asked 2 years, 7 months ago
ceeceeee
(Miami, Fl)
on Triple Lighting Foundation SPF 22 PA++ Refill
3 answers
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answer 1
This powder does not highlight dry spots when applied with a brush (I like the Hourglass retractable foundation brush). The coverage
is light to medium (definitely not full) and I usually use it for touch ups over my liquid foundation (either KGD or By Terry). I haven't worn it on its own but imagine it would be ideal for someone seeking refinement and very light coverage.

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answered 2 years, 5 months ago
beautyprofessor
(Seal Beach, CA)
answer 2
When I have a dry patch from winter or acne, this foundation still covers nicely without looking flaky or cake-y. It has not dried out my skin at all, even in winter. I've been using it for about 4 or 5 months and absolutely love it. It's my current favorite foundation. My 17-yr-old daughter even started using it, and she loves it, too. So it's been great for her young skin and my slightly older skin!
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
kellypgh
(Pittsburgh, PA)
answer 3
No, it actually helps diffuse spots.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
explorer6
(san diego, CA)
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Color Choice?
I'm pretty fair with more neutral/ yellow undertones. Which color would I choose? OC-1 or BE-1?
asked 2 years, 11 months ago
Anonymous
(Chicago. IL)
on Triple Lighting Foundation SPF 22 PA++ Refill
2 answers
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answer 1
Just like the BE1 in the Aqua Foundation, this is an ochre tone that neutralizes all the redness in the skin. It's perfect for those who have a fair share of redness or rosacea.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
chloe2015
(Seattle, WA)
answer 2
If you're fair with neutral/warm undertones I would try the OC-1 foundation. I use PK-1 which I thought may be way too pink for me but it matches my skintone prefectly.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
pinamar
(VA)
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What is difference between OC-1 & BE-1
I have fair skin 7 blue eyes.I already have BE-1 which I like but was wondering what the color of OC-1 is like?
asked 2 years, 6 months ago
debalo
(Bronx, N.Y.)
on Triple Lighting Foundation SPF 22 PA++ Refill
2 answers
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answer 1
OC-1 is a bit more peach in tone than BE-1, which I would classify as more yellow/golden. I am a NC 20-25 in the winter and prefer the BE-1 for its undertone!

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answered 2 years, 5 months ago
beautyprofessor
(Seal Beach, CA)
answer 2
Very light with yellow under tones.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
justredd
(Charlotte,NC)
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Best shade for Fair skin, blue eyes?
I am not sure which is best for me. I am tan now, but come winter my tan will fade. I have some pink undertones (I think) but I battle redness with breakouts occasionally, so i am wondering if the BE-1 might be better than the PK-1??? I may need to make a trip to the mall and test them before I make the investment, but enjoy your online shopping a lot! :)
asked 2 years, 11 months ago
lizees
(Houston, Texas)
on Triple Lighting Foundation SPF 22 PA++ Refill
1 answer
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answer 1
I have fair skin and blue eyes plus some redness due to broken capillaries and find that BE-1 is a very natural color.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
ncjules
(North Carolina)
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caramel complexion...is this right for me ???
I'm a light/medium complected woman of color and am very much intrigued by this product. I see they have added two darker tones for women of color and so far looking at the color swatches have chosen br-1 as my correct shade. I would like to know the.ingredients of this foundation. I try to stay away from putting talc on my face do that would definitely sway my decision on purchasing this. Any help ? Also if anyone has a picture of the actual shades that would be of tremendous help as sometimes the samples online are a bit off. Thx in advance.
asked 2 years, 2 months ago
shorty82
(windsor mill, md)
on Triple Lighting Foundation SPF 22 PA++ Refill
0 answers
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What colors are BR1 and BR2?
Can anyone tell me what color skin would wear BR1 or BR2? Are these medium beige colors? PK1 is too light for me and I don't really have any yellow in my skin so I think the ochre tones will not work either. Thanks.
asked 2 years, 1 month ago
Anonymous
(ATLANTA,GA)
on Triple Lighting Foundation SPF 22 PA++ Refill
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foundation or bronzer?
can you use the Triple Lighting Foundation in BE-1 as a bronzer, and is there any shine or shimmer to the finish?
Thanks
asked 7 months ago
beautybub
(ukiah, ca)
on Triple Lighting Foundation SPF 22 PA++ Refill
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