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what is the best way to apply this foundation?


Kat Von D Lock-It Foundation

What it is:A high-pigment foundation for full coverage that leaves a long-lasting, beautiful finish. What it does:Kat Von D created this foundation to provide exceptional coverage without compromising a smooth, striking finish. Formulated with 21 percent pigment, this powerful formula was developed with proprietary pigments to match a broad range of skintones with bold, full coverage. The combination of raw materials and the best siliconic elastomers and siliconic esters provide 24-hour wear with transfer resistance. Natural polymers absorb oil for a matte, soft finish, and the added emollients provide a velvety texture for perfectly-smooth, hydrated skin. What it is formulated WITHOUT:- Parabens - Synthetic Fragrances What else you need to know:Lock-It Foundation’s innovative airless chamber prevents contamination to protect and maintain the creamy consistency so that every pump delivers a precisely measured, fresh dose to flawlessly cover your entire face. This foundation has been formulated to work synergistically with Kat Von D’s Lock-It Featherweight Primer, Lock It Concealer, and Lock ‘N Load Setting Mist. BeautyTip: Before applying foundation, prep the face with Ole Henriksen Truth Serum Vitamin C Collagen Booster, followed by Sheer Transformation so that skin appears fresh, smooth, and bright.
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Questions & Answers for Kat Von D Lock-It Foundation

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I don't know what colour to order. I got 48 as a sample and it was too dark and yellow. I am blonde with hazel eyes and fair skin.
Could you send me samples of this foundation in the 42 and 44 shades?

Thank you

Heeny
asked 3 years, 6 months ago
Anonymous
(Regina, saskatchewan, Canada)
on Lock-It Foundation
3 answers
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answer 1
If forty eight was to yellow then you have pink undertones like me. 46 should do the trick.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
jewels3
(westallis,WI.)
answer 2
i also have blonde hair and hazel eyes. i purchased #46. it is light with pink undertones and matches my skin perfectly. hope this helps.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
jewels3
(westallis,WI.)
answer 3
Get it in 44
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
UnnyxGrell
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are all the shades available in a sample?
not like all at once, but i want to sample it and i was hoping that it wasnt a specific shade that was the only shade you could sample.
asked 3 years, 4 months ago
Sorin
on Lock-It Foundation
3 answers
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answer 1
You should, unless they don't have it
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
MikuNerd65
answer 2
Samples should be available in the foundations they have in stock or on hand. I was able to get samples of the colors I needed.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
KMABINI
(Honolulu, HI)
answer 3
I have extremely bad skin with lots of pimples. One pump of this foundation perfects my entire face. This is the only foundation I've used that actually covers and conceals all of my acne problems.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
pengubear
(Kissimmee, Florida)
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What is the best way to apply this?
I'm using a sponge currently, and the foundation doesn't seem to fully blend into my skin. It looks a bit cakey in some spots. Would a brush work better?
asked 3 years, 4 months ago
livyya
(Columbus, OH)
on Lock-It Foundation
3 answers
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answer 1
DAMP Beauty Blender!!!! I used to use a brush with this foundation but then I switched to the BB and will never go back. Makes it so much less cakey and gives a flawless finish!! Do yourself a favor and try it with a damp beauty blender
answered 8 months ago
sarebear42
answer 2
Actually, I use my fingers. I have always had better luck with direct application, especially of a product that is thick and has a lot of coverage. Just be sure your hands are very clean.....LOL
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
grannyoftwo
(Walnut Grove, Ms)
answer 3
I would definitely use a liquid foundation brush with this I do and it works perfectly. And also use a primer for best results
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
caitlindiamond
(port moody,british columbia)
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Would Light 42 work for me?
I originally bought this foundation in Light 44, since I kept reading that Light 42 is insanely light and that unless I'm Casper's cousin it will be too light. However, even though Light 44 is fairly close to my undertone (maybe just a bit too warm), it's just a bit too dark for me. In MAC terms, I would be about an N5-10ish. Should I give the 42 a try? I just don't want to waste my time (always have to order online because I don't have a nearby Sephora) on something that would be completely wrong for me. I love the coverage and finish of this foundation, so I'd really like to find a match. Thoughts?
asked 3 years, 3 months ago
greenfaerie38
on Lock-It Foundation
3 answers
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answer 1
Since you already have 44, why not get 42 and mix the two? They really should have a shade in between those two are they are quite different.
answered 3 years ago
oxana124
answer 2
There's a big difference between those shades. 42 is very pasty looking with almost no color to it. I had samples of both and pretty much had the same issue. 44 is slightly too dark for me, but 42 is definitely too white. I wish there was a shade in the middle.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
spaceykacey
(Flower Mound, Texas)
answer 3
Hmmmm well I saw a video on youtube.....the reviewer was a redhead and very pale.......she truly looked like Casper.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
misszell
(Milwaukee, WI)
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Is 54 good for Olive undertone skin?
My skin color is medium and my skin undertone is olive.
Do you think 54 is a good match for me?
asked 3 years, 3 months ago
Anonymous
(CA)
on Lock-It Foundation
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes. It has just enough of an olive tone to be perfect for olive complexion. It's perfect for me.
answered 3 weeks, 1 day ago
4everacting
answer 2
That's the one i have. I use #140 in make up for ever hd foundation. Hope this helps. Even though the hd one is a tad darker and more pinkish.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
BetyCorea
(fort worth tx)
answer 3
My skin is pretty much the same. I ordered the "medium...52 (i think)" and it was perfect. If you use a powder, and you happen to get one shade off, just blend it.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
erica1524
(Rochester, NY)
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What type of finish is this?
Is it super matte, or demi matte/satin? Because I prefer more of a demi matte. I have oily skin in my tzone but I feel extremely matte foundations look sort of cakey and dry on me even with just a thin layer after a few hours.
asked 3 years, 2 months ago
Anonymous
(Daytona Beach. FL)
on Lock-It Foundation
3 answers
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answer 1
It has a satin/matte finish.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
melissabt
answer 2
I definitely agree with you about how super full/matte finishes look cakey. This has more of a demi matte finish but please read my review before purchasing for more details about the product :)

Best of beauty luck,
Kira.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
britishcolumbia
(Beaufort, SC)
answer 3
I would say its semi- matte. I also add a couple of luster drops by Josie Maran or Make Up For Ever for a slight dewy finish.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
vargasgirl
(Chicago, IL)
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Is this foundation oil free? I have sensitive/acne prone skin. This product seems great for covering blemishes, but will it contribute to them?
asked 3 years, 1 month ago
KateGal
on Lock-It Foundation
3 answers
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answer 1
I have sensitive skin and have no problems with this foundation. It never causes breakout for me either. It will definitely cover acne. I don't need to use a separate concealer when I use this. Sometimes I use this as a concealer for certain areas when I am using my drugstore foundation (I like to save this foundation for special occasions since it is always sold out).
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
craftzombie
(Harker Heights, TX)
answer 2
This foundation is oil-free
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
Natalie97
answer 3
This product is oil free and would work great for sensitive/acne prone skin types. I would recommend getting color matched at your local Sephora store before you purchase though. This foundation is highly pigmented and the shades can vary quite drastically.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
wisters
(Dallas, Tx)
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Im a woman of color and I would like to know what would be the best of the deep shades in Kat Von D's foundation collection?
Hello there, Im very interested in buying the Kat Von D Lock It Foundation but Im not sure which of the deep shades would fit me best. I normally wear a cappuccino (True Match) cool or neutral depending on the season. I really want to try this foundation with the matching concealer. Im just not sure which to buy (which is the first time for me when it comes to make up : ). HELP!!! ill include a pic if possible....
asked 3 years, 6 months ago
AngelPandora
(Memphis, TN)
on Lock-It Foundation
3 answers
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answer 1
I wear Deep 70 and it matches me perfect, but I also live in Hawaii, so I pretty much stay my summer color year round. Hope the pic gives you a guideline.
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answered 3 years ago
the702diva
(Honolulu, HI)
answer 2
The color spectrum for dark skinned women - **Online** - seems very good. If you are cappuccino, you would be like me, 66 or 68. I say that because 66 and 70 are sold at my local Sephora and I need to mix them to make the right shade. I have not actually seen the 68 or the 72. It does seem that the company has been inclusive of women with deeper complexions. The 66 is a bit golden/neutral and the 70 is very reddish (but it's great for contouring). I have used my samples for a couple of days and love the texture. It looks amazing, all day long.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
BeautyQT
(Maryland)
answer 3
Hi, the color specialist at the Sephora I visited is also a woman of color. She happened to mention that she wanted to use this product herself, but was unable to do so because none of the shades were a match for her. She said that the company was really interested in getting feedback so she was going to let them know. Hopefully they listen to all of you and make darker shades.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
Sanspeur
(New York, NY)
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what face powder do you use with this foundation?
asked 3 years, 3 months ago
ginginl
(tuscaloosa,alabama)
on Lock-It Foundation
3 answers
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answer 1
Rimmel Stay Matte is a nice less expensive alternative and my go-to powder with this particular foundation. I also like the MUFE powder, but I actually like the Rimmel better, go figure!
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
craftzombie
(Harker Heights, TX)
answer 2
i personally use makeup forever hd high definition powder. it is white in the jar, but is transparent when it sets on your skin. it's a great product, really helps keep the foundation set.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
Courtney07
(Marshall, TX)
answer 3
Nars powder foundation. It's very light coverage on its own.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
bababab
(Southern California)
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how do i get this product when i live in the uk?
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
riach
on Lock-It Foundation
3 answers
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answer 1
Whoops I responded to the wrong question! Sorry haha
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
mahhkay
(Philadelphia, PA)
answer 2
Try the next shade up Light 46, Light 44 is a beige undertone which might make you look a bit washed out (atleast I think it did on me). The Light 46 is a pink undertone and matched my skin perfectly!
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
mahhkay
(Philadelphia, PA)
answer 3
We are now shipping to England and several other European countries via Sephora France at www.sephora.fr.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
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