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    We Had 10 People Try A No Pigment Foundation

    Yes, you heard that right, a foundation with zero pigment.

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    If you clicked on this post thinking, "what?!" You're not alone, we thought the same thing when we heard there was a no pigment foundation. Honestly, how can a foundation have no pigment? What's the point? Can you even call it a foundation if it doesn't have pigment? We needed some answers.

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    It just doesn't make sense.

    According to Becca Cosmetics you can still get a hydrating foundation with coverage without any pigment thanks to their Zero No Pigment Foundation which promises to smooth and blur the appearance of skin and leave you with a transparent-matte finish.

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    Their vegan, silicone- and paraben-free formula is infused with hyaluronic acid and promises all-day hydration, oil control, and a matte finish that'll kinda make your skin look like you just put a filter on but IRL.

    But does it actually work? We had 10 people β€” all with different skin textures, shades, and sensitivities β€” test it out to answer just that.

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    The initial reactions were that this futuristic, scent-free formula was very cooling and refreshing but that they weren't convinced it would cover their skin, especially any acne or scarring.

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    It has a jelly/silicone consistency that's pretty easy to apply. One tester said they thought it felt a little like aloe vera and that it was a little wetter than a traditional primer. But just to be clear, this isn't primer. It's very clearly labeled as a foundation.

    Immediately after application about half the testers weren't sure if they even noticed a difference. But after a few minutes, the results did start to come in.

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    At first, they noted that their skin definitely felt refreshed and hydrated but did they actually see any coverage? They weren't sure. Ultimately though, many of the testers said that the results became much more visible once the foundation dried and solidified on the skin β€” giving that blurring effect it promises.

    I think now is an important time to note that this foundation is really meant for lighter coverage. So if you're looking for a more dramatic look or a fuller face. This isn't it.

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    One tester even pointed out that they weren't going to be able to use this for their drag looks β€” which, is 100% true. It's really much more of a no-makeup, makeup foundation.

    One consistent result was the blurring of pores. Nearly every tester pointed out how their pores were less noticeable.

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    Testers also put Becca Cosmetics Zero Face and Lip Glass Highlighter to work and it was a favorite among so many of them because of the very natural, dewy glow it left them with.

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    So TLDR; if you're looking for minimal coverage and a no makeup, makeup look Becca Cosmetics Zero No Pigment Foundation and their Glass Highlighter might be perfect for you. But if you want full coverage this def won't do it.

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    Check out the results and exactly what all the testers had to say on As/Is!

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    And pick up your own Becca Cosmetics Zero No Pigment Foundation ($36) and their Glass Highlighter ($24) from Ulta.

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