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Follow with Alison Raffaele’s Transparent Finish to lock in foundation and mattify skin.

Alison Raffaele

  • 3.2 out of 5 stars, based on 1,766 Reviews 1,766 Reviews Write a Review
  • $38.00
  • 30 ml   
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Birchbox Breakdown

Many thick, goopy foundations make us feel about as unnatural-looking as the Joker. Not so funny. We prefer a makeup look that’s a little more inconspicuous, so naturally, we gravitated toward Alison Raffaele’s Reality Base Foundation. Its weightless, oil-free formula is designed to look completely natural on skin, providing medium coverage and leaving your face silky-smooth. The foundation contains the protective and restorative Frutta di VitaTM antioxidant complex, a brand signature ingredient.

How it Works

Frutta di VitaTM is rich in vitamin C and beta carotene (thanks to its all-important pomegranate, goji berry, and resveratrol ingredients). The antioxidant complex is just that—complex. It performs many functions: it minimizes the appearance of age and sun spots, promotes cell turnover and a more even skin tone, and helps heal existing skin damage. The foundation comes in seven different shades, aptly named Skintone 1, Skintone 2, and, well, you get the idea.

How to Use

Using fingers, a brush, or a sponge, massage foundation gently over face. Double-check to ensure proper blending.

Water (aqua), cyclopentasiloxane,isododecane, coco-caprylate / caprate, butylene glycol, dimethicone, peg/ppg-18/18 dimethicone, polysilicone-11, cetyl peg/ppg-10/1, dimethicone, potassium cetyl phosphate, dimethylacrylamide/acrylic acid/polystyrene ethyl methacrylate copolymer, hexyl laurate, polyglyceryl-4-isostearate, hydrogenated lecithin, polymethylsilsesquioxane, quaternium-18 hectorite, magnesium aluminum silicate, caprylyl glycol, Phenoxyethanol, hdi/trimethylol hexyllactone crosspolymer, c12-16 alcohols, palmitic acid, lycium barbarum (goji berry) fruit extract, punica granatum (pomagranate) extract, resveratrol, propylene carbonate, sodium dehydroacetate, sodium chloride, ascorbyl palmiate, titanium dioxide (ci 77891), iron oxides (ci 77491, ci 77492, ci 77499), mica (ci 77019)

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Good color match
Purchased

I have mixed feelings about this foundation. Its a light, smooth formula that goes on really well. It's a great color match for my as well, but I wasn't a fan of the coverage or the duration of its effect. I don't feel as if it was a medium coverage, it seemed a little less to me. I think my BB cream gave me better medium coverage, which was a little disappointing. I also feel like it didn't last very long. However, it feels great on my skin, is oil free and I didn't feel like it clogged my pores like many do. It looked really natural on and didn't feel like I was wearing any foundation. If I didn't want more coverage, I would definitely keep purchasing.

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so natural
Sampled

looks completely natural on my skin and leaves no need to put more coverage on my face after this product..makes my skin feel fresh

3
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Just OK
Sampled

With so many foundations out there, this one wasn't blowing me away. Feels nice on the face, but the coverage wasn't stellar.

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feels good
Sampled

This felt ok going on, but the sample color that was sent to me wasnt really the right shade for my skin. I can't give a fair review based on that, but I also didn't love it enough to try the other shades either.

3
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TOO THIN
Purchased

This foundation is way too thin if you have anything to hide this foundation is not for you. its almost thinner than lotion the coverage is ridiculously non existent im very disappointed

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My new summer foundation
SampledPurchased

I needed a slightly darker shade of foundation for my summer tan and this was perfect. Goes on like a BB cream, covers like a foundation. Barely needs a powder finish. I've been recommending it to all my friends!

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Love this!
Sampled

This was so smooth and flawless and wonderful! I had the sample for a while before I actually used it, and I'm so impressed! The product glided on perfectly, great coverage and blend-ability. I will definitely consider purchasing this foundation once I run out of my current brand.

5
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Loved it!
Sampled

Even though the shade was a bit darker than my skin it went on smooth and DIDN"T MAKE ME BREAK OUT! That is very rare. It gave my skin a velvety appearance and was barely detectable. I am ordering the full size in my shade right away!

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Great foundation
SampledPurchased

Usually, I don't like foundation. I would do anything to avoid using it. But this one makes my skin look so fantastic, and is so light that I don't even feel like I'm wearing makeup, that I don't mind wearing it every day. I just wear this with a little blush and a little mascara, and I feel like I'm totally put together. And people always complement me on my skin when I wear this makeup, too.

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Great for my skin!
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This is the best foundation I have used. It balances color and goes on very light and smooth. I have a little redness in my skin and very light blemish scarring in places and this completely covers without looking like I am wearing foundation.

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