the lightbulb fluid foundation and sponge

high coverage / dewy glow

The innovative lightbulb fluid foundation and sponge. Stemming from shu uem... read more
the lightbulb fluid foundation and sponge

the lightbulb fluid foundation and sponge

high coverage / dewy glow

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The innovative lightbulb fluid foundation and sponge.

Stemming from shu uemura's expertise in oleo technology, multi-glow oil complex and buildable oil complex signal a new way forward for natural glow yet with high coverage.

Includes a revolutionary sponge, "the lightbulb", designed and shaped for tapping and creating a glowing finish.

Side A (the wide side) is a glow enhancer. Use a tapping motion to spread the foundation around your T-zone, cheeks and neck.

Side B (the pointed side) is a glow controller. Lay the sponge and adjust the glow to control radiance.

use the lightbulb sponge with this formula. tap with the wider to the entire face and neck, apply in circular tapping movements to achieve a glow. Followed with the smaller end to control and adjust the glow at inner corners of eyes, nose wings and corners of the lips.
Customer reviews
the lightbulb fluid foundation and sponge is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 20.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Features I have been a loyal customer for the past 5 years and I love all Shu Uemura 's products.
Date published: 2018-08-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful effect on dry and mature skin I never order foundation online, but was desperate for truly yellow-based shades. So glad I took the plunge with The Lightbulb! It is amazing for my skin concerns of dryness and discoloration. I've never found a foundation that was so dewy and moisturizing while still offering such excellent coverage. It doesn't "dry" though so you'll want to set it with powder or mist if that's a concern. The fact that Shu has actual *yellow* tones (not just "warm" or "cool") is a lifesaver for me. All of those things combined make The Lightbulb well worth the price for me!
Date published: 2018-06-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am in love with it OMG, i finally found a foundation that can look good on my dry skin. The finish look is flawless and the color match me so good. I had 2 pumps and it gave me full coverage. Dewy and glowy look. It lasted all day. Thanks to Shu eumura. I highly recommend this product. I have medium beige shade.
Date published: 2017-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from light, dewy, buildable coverage This foundation applies smoothly and lightly; a thin layer would give good enough coverage if you have fairly good skin, but coverage is definitely buildable if you need more. It is not cakey even with multiple layers and looks very natural. The sponge that comes with it works very well with the foundation, and it lasts quite a long time so it's worth the investment. I have dry to very dry skin, so I stay away from super matte foundations but I don't like a super glowy finish either. This one gives me the perfect finish I like - not too matte, not too shiny. It also doesn't dry my skin so definitely recommend for those like me! I even got my sister to use this, she has combination/oily skin and this is her daily foundation for work. For new buyers - numbers starting with 7 has a yellow undertone and 5 has a pink undertone. Shu uemura foundations are generally more yellow toned so keep that in mind when purchasing it!
Date published: 2017-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from nice coverage and great price LOVE it! Only needs a little to cover the entire face. Great coverage and no greasy feeling.
Date published: 2017-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Glad I tried this I was looking for a foundation that didn't feel heavy on my skin and this one does the trick. I usually don't wear foundation, but I find the older I get (59) I need some color in the winter months. This foundation is easy to apply and stays all day long. I like the fact that it doesn't make me look shiney. All in all, I'm really glad I tried it and I just happened to pick the correct shade.
Date published: 2016-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Eye lash curler Love this product! Best ever! Looking forward to trying the lightbulb foundation and sponge set next.
Date published: 2016-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Foundation Normally I don't wear foundation because I could never find one that works with my skin in terms of foundation color and texture--too heavy, greasy, etc. Shu-uemura's version is so light and creamy. You only have to use a dab or two and it goes on very smoothly. The color I chose was 764 medium light beige. I'm Asian with yellow undertones and not so fair skinned (faded summer tan but not pale white) but I am still considered to be fair-skinned. This shade is perfect to help minimize my freckles and even out my skin tone. It gives a nice glow but not too shiny.
Date published: 2016-01-24
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