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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.
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Questions & Answers for Kat Von D Lock-It Foundation

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How long does the bottle last?
I know you don't need much to cover your whole face, maybe a pea size, but does anyone know how long the bottle is expected to last you?
asked 2 years, 11 months ago
merullo23
(Boston, MA)
on Lock-It Foundation
3 answers
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answer 1
It lasts me about 2 months. I use it for full coverage and with a foundation brush. I use only a little concealer with it and very little powder. I wish it lasted me a year but I have scars from previous acne.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
ginamm112
(roswell, nm)
answer 2
I would say at least a year. I use about a pea size amount which gives me a medium coverage and it will easily last a year, maybe more. I apply it once a day and sometimes twice.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
BellaKroll
(tallahassee, FL)
answer 3
A lot less than a pea size. Start with a dab and a concealer brush, seriously.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
carlamof
(west memphis, ar)
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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 2 years, 10 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 2 months, 2 weeks 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 2 years, 10 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 2 years, 10 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 2 years, 9 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 2 years, 6 months 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 2 years, 8 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 2 years, 8 months ago
misszell
(Milwaukee, WI)
Question
what face powder do you use with this foundation?
asked 2 years, 8 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, 4 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 2 years, 8 months ago
Courtney07
(Marshall, TX)
answer 3
Nars powder foundation. It's very light coverage on its own.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
bababab
(Southern California)
Question
what's the best way to apply this?
is there a certain brush you recommend?
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
nina3212
(Urbana, Illinois)
on Lock-It Foundation
3 answers
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answer 1
My favorite way is with a Real Techniques Expert Face brush. It works wonderfully.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
craftzombie
(Harker Heights, TX)
answer 2
I use a buffing brush because the products is very thick. I use the buffing brush by real techniques, but i'm sure you could find a comparable one like the Sephora one... http://www.sephora.com/pro-buffing-brush-62-P313019?skuId=1419472
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
bonita9233
(Washington, DC)
answer 3
i was told by the person that works there- to apply it directly onto the brush and onto my face. He recommended a flat foundation brush.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
MariamMakeup
(canada)
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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 2 years, 7 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, 3 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 2 years, 7 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 2 years, 7 months ago
vargasgirl
(Chicago, IL)
Question
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 2 years, 7 months 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, 4 months ago
craftzombie
(Harker Heights, TX)
answer 2
This foundation is oil-free
answered 2 years, 7 months 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 2 years, 7 months ago
wisters
(Dallas, Tx)
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Does this foundation need a setting powder and if it does which one do u guys recommend?
asked 2 years, 7 months ago
Cucu88
(huntington park, ca)
on Lock-It Foundation
3 answers
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answer 1
I've tried tons of high end powders and was settled on the MUFE powder, but I recently tried the cheap Rimmel Stay Matte powder and it works even better.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
craftzombie
(Harker Heights, TX)
answer 2
I would buy the smash box halo powder. I have found that to be an awesome combo.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
FrankieDAnger
(Chicago, IL)
answer 3
If you like an airbrushed finish, I would recommend one. I use Make Up Forever HD finish powder
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
eyebright0096
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Application
What brush or sponge (brand/name) gives the best application. I only need a thin layer of foundation.
asked 2 years, 6 months ago
evi88
(Duncan, SC)
on Lock-It Foundation
3 answers
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answer 1
I use a foundation brush it works great for me. There's a video of her applying this if you look in the Kat Von D section.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
mozgrrl
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 2
A flat top foundation brush. I apply this with the Cover FX one available on Sephora.com and the finish is very airbrushed. I have also used by beauty blender sponge which works well with this product too, I just hate how much product my beauty blender absorbs and worry about wasting this foundation that way.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
desertjen
(Albuquerque, New Mexico)
answer 3
I really like to use a stapling brush or the BeautyBlender Sponge. Remember that if you use the brush use it in small circular motions and if you prefer the sponge use it damp.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
nickthaja22
(Castro Valley, CA)
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how do i get this product when i live in the uk?
asked 2 years, 1 month 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, 1 month 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, 1 month 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, 1 month ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
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