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Alison Raffaele Reality Base Foundation

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.

Alison Raffaele Reality Base Foundation
3.2 out of 5 stars, based on 1,771 Reviews 1,771 Reviews
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I loved this one. First of all, I got the right color. I was skeptical, but it's right! I put it on over my favorite primer and it was still going strong twelve hour s later on my combination skin. I did notice it settled a little bit in my fine lines, but I want to try it out with a different application method before I say that was the fault of the foundation. I would seriously consider buying a full size of this product once my current foundation runs out.

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Glad this was sampled in my Oct Birchbox!

I tried this product without many expectations over the weekend because I didn't want to risk a full day at work with untested waters with a new foundation. I think this foundation is tops - and this is coming from a nearly 41 year old with combo skin, some scarring from old acne marks, and slight reddish undertones. I was sampled color #3 which was a perfect fit. It definitely is light and doesn't provide buildable coverage like MUF or Mary Kay, but, I'm loving that it doesn't accentuate the slight wrinkling around my eyes and gives my face a fresh, healthy glow. After I finish applying, I follow up with concealer when needed. I love that it feels so fresh and light, and it doesn't get oily or greasy during the day. I am eager to get the full sized product this week!

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Great Foundation!
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I received a sample of this foundation in my monthly box & loved it so much, I decided to purchase the full size. It exactly matches my skin tone, & although it feels feather light, it has great coverage.

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Liked this a lot!
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I really enjoyed this product. I wore it for 3 days in a row, so I could really tell the effect on my skin.

Went on really lightly and smoothly, similar to a tinted moisturizer. Because I don't like to feel like I'm wearing paint-- this was great!

Also, in comparison to my current base (Laura Mercier) it's a little cheaper. Will consider purchasing, once I run out of my other!

Great find!

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Like it!

I was not sure about this sample when I first got it, but I decided to give it a try. It looked natural on my skin. Better yet, I liked the way my skin looked. I did not feel like I was wearing a lot of make-up. I was sceptical at first, but I am a fan. I am glad I tried it.

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Great product

After using my sample, I knew this was right for me. I have mature skin and with this base, my skin looks youthful and smooth. It is also hydrating for my dry skin. Sometimes I will use only the base with some blush and sometimes, I will use another foundation on top of it. I did order the full size and am very happy with it.

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Pleasant surprise

I generally use a CC cream, but I keep coming back to this foundation because the coverage is so great. It has been a lifesaver on days when I need a little extra help evening out my skintone. I'll definitely be keeping some on hand for those times, even if I don't use it every day. It's also really light, so when it's on you can barely tell it's there.

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Wonderful Product
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This is a really great product! It gives such a smooth finish and is luminous. Feels great on, and I love it - just can't spend the money on it.

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Love the texture
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Texture is light and airy and doesn't feel heavy at all. The coverage is amazing and I find that it covers blemishes well.

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Surprisingly natural

I hate foundation, but loved this stuff. I wouldn't wear it everyday, but it gave just the right amount of coverage to be worth using, yet truly does look really natural on my skin.

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