Perricone MD – No Foundation Foundation

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10 Random commenters will win a free No Foundation Foundation.

(Winners will be announced right on this blog entry and contacted directly.)

Our first 4 winners are ….

  • Gail Fashion
  • Michelle Brown
  • Connie Peacock
  • Barb Farr

Tired of the way ordinary foundation leaves your facial skin looking and feeling like a Kabuki mask rather than it should—like skin?

Why not try something new? To let your natural radiance shine through, look no further than the Dr. Perricone NV Perricone No Foundation Foundation, the first advanced anti-aging translucent finishing product.

What do you think of this advanced anti-aging skin care product? Comment below to let us know.

A perfect complement for your daily anti-aging skin regimen, the benefits of No Foundation Foundation abound:

  • Instantly reduces the appearance of wrinkles, lines and pores.
  • Provides non-chemical SPF 30 broad spectrum UV protection.
  • Corrects skin undertones.
  • Quick-absorbing.
  • Moisturizes. Skin appears smooth and naturally dewy.

Want to learn more?

How No Foundation Foundation Works

This lightweight defensive solution is formulated with antioxidants, non-chemical sunscreen protection and specially-treated pigments, fused with light-diffusing mica.

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These key sciences work together to create an absolutely flawless finish:

1. Alpha Lipoic Acid (Patented):

  • Provides antioxidant protection from skin damaging free radicals
  • Reduces wrinkles, fine lines, pore size, puffiness and discoloration
  • Smooths skin texture
  • Evens skin tone and imperfections


  • Tightens and lifts skin
  • Reduces appearance of fine lines and wrinkles

To learn more about DMAE, watch this video:

3. Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide

These two ingredients offer non-chemical, SPF 30 broad spectrum UV protection. Unlike chemical sun protectants, which get absorbed into the skin, these non-chemical ingredients sit on top of skin acting as a natural barrier against sun rays as they deflect the rays away from the skin.

Try Perricone for as little at $10.

Applying No Foundation Foundation

aSay “no” to ordinary, heavy foundations with No Foundation Foundation—advanced science; simple application.

Dr. Perricone recommends you apply No Foundation Foundation on top of other treatments and/or moisturizers. In gentle, circular motions, apply all over your face and reapply as often as necessary.

Afraid No Foundation Foundation’s color isn’t universal? Need more application tips?

Check out How to Apply NV Perricone No Foundation Foundation Correctly>>

Recent Reviews

New York Magazine – “No Foundation Foundation ($50) is a true testament that one foundation can indeed be worn by different complexions. Our panel of testers ranged from pale white to dark-skinned black, with some olive and tan tones thrown in for good measure. Surprisingly, the foundation blended with everyone’s skin, and coverage was subtle and natural looking.” Read more at >>

Gives me a “natural but better look” – “I love that in one step I can apply my sunscreen and foundation…I have noticed an improvement in overall tone and appearance of my skin since I’ve been using it as well. So at this point, even though it’s very expensive I would repurchase.” Read more at >>

I love the SPF 30 – “…No streaking, almost impossible to detect, however it did even my skintone and just made my face look better. Not tight and drying, and not greasy and slick, it is the perfect ‘non foundation’ for hot summer days…” Read more at >>

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982 Comments • Please comment below


  1. Does this really work? I’ve read good and bad reviews. I’d like to test the product before committing to it…

  2. I would love to be able to test your products. I spend a lot of money on products for my face but I still haven’t found the perfect combination. I have combination skin and breakouts around my chin. Anything I use seems to dry out my face leaving it scaly. I need something that works. I would love to try the products before I spend all the money on the Perricone products in order to make sure they work for my skin.

  3. I have been a supporter of Dr Perricone’s books and products for over 10 years starting with the book The Wrinkle Cure. I believe in him and his products. Being a person who hates wearing foundation, I am extremely excited about this product. I have darker African American skin and would be honored to be an example of just how well this foundation can truly work for all skin types. Thank you Dr. Pericone and your staff for all your work and being a true trailblazer in anti- aging skincare.

  4. I have been waiting for this product to come out forever. I am constantly on the lookout for the perfect foundation, and I am hoping this will be it for me. I can’t tell you how may foundations I have tried. Would Love to be able try this/

  5. I always loved trying new products but had to put my 5 year old daughters needs first, being a single mom. I haven’t been able to splurge on the things for me and would love to become a tester and “pamper” myself. (43yrs old and just starting to see lines)

  6. Hi,

    I love your products and would like to introduce them to La Crosse, WI 54601.

    When I lived in Charlotte NC I freelanced Dr. Perricone products for Nordstroms and I was very impressed.

    Having graduated from the Aveda Institute in Carlotte, NC in Esthetics, skincare is my passion.

    I have a BA in Communiations and work well on sales and marketing.

    Please let me know how I can help! Thank you for your consideration.

    Best Regards,

    Wendy Accola

  7. I bought your foundation and was so excited to try it. Ever since chemo, I have needed something that would be light, but covering as chemo really brought out my wrinkles. I am 60. unfortunately, I broke the bottle on a tile floor in the bathroom the first day. I couldn’t use it because it broke and there were pieces of glass everywhere. I just had what was left on the pump…and it was awesome. I would really like to try it for more than one day !

  8. I would love to try this product. I have acne prone skin and have some acne scars left. I’ve tried brightening foundations but those have sun screen which make my skin oilier and make me break out. When i use a foundation for acne it makes my skin too dry and i break out! I’ve given up trying to find a foundation so i just dont wear any foundation or anything but i would like to use something that would look natural without damaging my skin.

  9. [...] 2006), and Ageless Face, Ageless Mind (Ballantine 2007). I am looking forward to trying out the Perricone Foundation. It is called the No Foundation Foundation and is a skin finishing product that gives you the [...]

  10. I am 46 year old just finishing menopause. My skin has changed drastically…dry, loose, some acne, uneven skin tones. Have used Mary Kay products exclusively for 20 years or so. I am not sure it is meeting my needs anymore. Would be willing to test different products.

  11. I would LOVE to be a tester. This sounds great. I am still looking for that miracle foundation. I would be honored to try your product. A 62 year old granny of 10 needs to look her best at all times………Thanks for considering me…B

  12. I am willing to try out your products. I have tried several different products before and have been disappointed in them for several reasons. Either they contained harmful ingredients or they did not improve my skin as they promised in their ads. I am in my late 60′s and would love to find products that contain ingredients that will help to improve my skin and be truthful to the customer!

    Thank you.

  13. I know Dr. Perricone products are amazing, as is Dr. Perricone himself. He delivered a speech to us in the 3rd year. I have worked with his products at the university while studying somatology in South Africa. I really struggle with my skin and would like to try Dr. Perricone products. And especially the No Foundation Foundation, since I breakout so easily with any foundation.

  14. Wow! Talk about all the reasons that I NEED to try ‘No Foundation Foundation’! I am a senior-citizen diligently attempting to hide the ravages of time, stress, and the effects of medication following “C” surgery. Also, there is rosacea with which I must contend. So, I am a perfect candidate for a miracle foundation! And, thank you for any consideration.

  15. There are so many products that are supposed to minimize pores. What would be the best one to start with?

    I’ve been following the diet and supplment advice for a month and I’m not seeing any difference yet. I want to add topical skin care products, but I don’t know where to begin.

    Can anyone tell me a single product to try?

  16. No foundation foundation? Sounds amazing! I would love to give it a try and see how it works. I have been looking for a product which does not show the like of foundation. Wish to get this!

  17. As I was surfing the web, I came across Dr. Perricone’s no foundation foundation and read how it’s not cakey or difficult to apply. I have dull, dry skin that I often pile alot of foundation on my face. I am 38 years old and would like to try something new that would make me feel that there is coverage with a small amount of sheerness. Is there a way to get a sample? Thanks.

  18. This would be a dream come true. What’s a girl with combination skin to do? Is there really a way to address both breakouts and aging skin? And why can’t I find a foundation that doesn’t look cakey, oily, the wrong color, or otherwise un-natural. I’ve tried seemingly everything with no luck: pressed powder, mineral, liquid, mousse, tinted moisture… they all fail. So if Pericone No Foundation Foundation does what it promises, it will be the miracle I’ve been waiting for!! Can’t wait to find out…

  19. I’m nearly 62 , take good care of my skin and have been using J Iredale because it’s a healthy option and has SPF. I’m very willing to try No Foundation foundation to see how it compares in every way. Have used Pericone in the past but now buy products from my dermatologist/day spa. I would be happy to try and alsoreport on this product

  20. I would absolutely LOVE to try this product! Foundation is so tricky on my skin!

  21. I would love the chance to try this product, and be a regular customer! I have to wear makeup every day, and it gets tiresome, just trying to cover up some dark spots and acne scars. So when I heard about this, I was very anxious to try it. Hopefully I’ll be lucky enough to! Thanks for the opportunity!

  22. I have been using a mineral foundation for years, I like it but I find that I have to reapply after lunch it appears to just disappear. I would love to try you no foundation foundation. Thank you

  23. I have started using the No Foundation Foundation this week. I am so excited to see my radiant skin instead of cakey foundation. It is the most amazing breakthrough in skin care I have seen.

  24. I’d love to try this. I have been battling with foundations for years and still have not found one that glides on well or gives good sheer coverage.

  25. I received a sample of this yesterday and tried it for the first time today. It is amazing for a beautiful natural look. I love the fact that it is a treatment as well as providing a enhancing wash of colour.

  26. Sounds perfect that you could just put your tinted moisturiser on and the SPF is included – especially as high as 30 which is ideal for your face. I’ve tried many other natural tinted moisturisers and the SPF makes it too thick, or it’s not certified to an actual number. A natural no-makeup look plus sun protection is surely what every girl desires. Also a universal colour that works throughout the seasons sounds wonderful because then there’s no need to have two on the go. I want to try it!

  27. I started using No Foundation Foundation two weeks ago and absolutely love it. I had been thinking about trying it for about a year when I finally decided to break down and spend the money. It is by far the best money I have spent in years! I went to lunch with my daughter, age 20, the first day I used it and she immediately asked me what I did with my skin/makeup. I told her I finally tried the No Foundation Foundation; she said keep using it…you look younger and not so “heavy”. LOVE her and this product.

  28. Have been feeling that foundation is starting to age me and tinted moisturiser just too bare looking, tried this product and I look so much better, fresher and certainly doesn’t age the skin, just leaves it dewy and glowing. Would advise anyone to try perricone products and see how much your skin will love it …. Go on you deserve it x

  29. Would love to try it! Don’t ever wear foundation but would love to have the perfect skin and look fabulous!

  30. Hi I had bnever heard of this product range until a friend told me about it. Since then I have heard so much, and all of it raving about how good the products are. And that they actually work. I have just started to use neuropeptide firming moisturiser and am converted!

  31. I have worn foundation for 25 years and have been looking for a product that is natural and non detectable. I would love to try this product and am not put off by the price.

  32. I saw this product advertised in Air Canada’s duty free shop on board magazine and I bought it to try it out. It has become my foundation of choice. I have clear skin to begin with so this product really enhanced the dewiness of my skin. I glowed like I had put on a shimmery bronzer and received multiple compliments from my colleagues at work so I was quite happy with this product.
    I did, however, find that on pictures, the foundation was not as flawless looking as Clinique, MAC, and those other brands with their own kiosks at department stores. And there was a drawback with their nozzle. They should look at HD makeup and learn from them.
    Regardless, I will buy from Perricone again.

  33. I’d love to try this!

  34. I would love to give this a try.

  35. i have very fair skin and have trouble matching foundation – this sounds perfect!! i will be swinging by sephora on my way home. their employees are always so nice about making a sample pot of product for you to try.

  36. I sampled No Foundation Foundation at a local store today. My husband told me my skin was glowing and I look healthy! This is just with one application. Love this product!

  37. I’ve never use foundation before. I came across this product and very curious how this will work on my skin. I”m already sold that its non chemical, but not sure if it will make my skin look flawless.

  38. I just want a sample to see if it suits my sensitive skin. Please???

  39. I have recently been diagnosed with rosacea. Luckily it’s still a very early stage so I want to do everything I can do to keep the disease in check as long as possible. As I am a nutritionist I know what to do from a dietary perspective. However I would need some help finding the right skincare. Can this foundation help me cover first signs whilst supporting my skin’s health?

  40. I rarely use foundation not because I don’t like it but I just don’t care for the thick, heavy feelings on my face. It doesn’t look natural and it clogs my pores. This product maybe what I am looking for. I would love to try it.

  41. I would love to try this! I can’t stand foundation but as I’m aging, my skin tone is getting more uneven. I’ve tried all the natural products and hate the look and feel of all of them. This one sounds like it might be for me…

  42. Hi I am a 33 year old mother of a beautiful 1 year old boy. My skin is very dry since I now live in Las Vegas no matter what I do. I have brown eyes and blond hair with white skin that can tan easily but I get breakouts. Since I hit 30, became pregnant and had my son my skin has really taken a dive for the worse. I have tried all sorts of expensive creams/serums, facials and chemical peels, inquired about botox, (I really dont want to go that route), and nothing seems to held my skin! I have never really had to wear foundation because I dont like the way it sinks in the creases and makes me look older throughout the day. BTW I am a fit active and person I just want to feel as good as I do on the outside, as I do on the inside. I would love to be a tester for your products as I have never tried Perricone products yet. :-)

  43. I am on a quest for the holy grail foundation. I would luuuuvvvv to try it.

  44. Trying the No-Foundation foundation would be the highlight of my year, seriously! Someday I just don’t feel confident enough about my face to out out with my friends,especially when they have smooth model-looking skin. All foundations I have tried settle in my pores and look like dirty black spots on my face. I need this solution :( please help

  45. I LOVE this foundation. Bought a bottle a few months ago. It is great for an everyday foundation and the fact that it has 30 SPF is even better! It has lasted quite a while…don’t need to use to much. I put it on after my daily moisturizer.

  46. As a makeup artist for film, I really want to get this product as on the big screen “less is more” can I purchase in ireland or the UK?

  47. No Foundation Foundation…. This sounds like something I need to try. I have yet to find a foundation, no matter how much I spend that gives me a natural look with out an orange glow!!…and the benifits of also smoothing my skin, sounds like a winner to me.

  48. Used this product once and would love to use it again

  49. I would LOVE to try the No Foundation Foundation. I saw this on QVC the other day, along with some other products. I was intrigued. I take great care of my skin and have used a lot of products, including (but not limited to) Murad, Dermalogica, Mary Kay, Origins, Channel, Clinique, Lancome, Vichy, Cetaphil. Currently I am using LORAC foundation, which I really like, but need more coverage on my dark spots from years of sun worshiping and a bout of adult acne, which I still battle once in a while. Also, my teenager is now facing acne, and she takes great care of her face. I am a skin care “junkie” and love to try to new things to make me look better. I am 44 years old and have good skin, except for the past damage from the sun and birth control. Thank you for considering me to try this fabulous looking product.

  50. I sampled this in Sephora today and it was seriously the most amazing thing I have ever put on my skin. But I’m a college student and spending $50 on this would mean no dinner!