Zao Silk Foundation

£40.00
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ZAO Silk Foundation applies easily and meets the needs of those who like a dewy, luminous complexion with full coverage. Organic sweet almond oil, jojoba and shea butter give this foundation a deep moisturising effect that nourishes dry skin, as well as organic silica contained in bamboo hydrosol. This foundation has a semi-matt finish and uniform coverage to facilitate a long lasting coverage throughout the day.

Coverage: strong

Packaged in a glass bottle with bamboo lid and featuring an easy-to-use pump dispenser, the product is attractively presented in a bamboo pouch with drawstring, making ZAO makeup both a beautiful gift and an item to treasure.

Instructions for use: Especially easy to apply thanks to its light texture, ZAO silk foundation is best used with a natural rubber sponge, sold separately. You can also apply with fingers.

ZAO Beauty Tip: choose a colour that matches your skin tone on face and neck without being too bright or too dark, to avoid the telltale 'tidemark' effect on the neck area. Find your skin tone and take into account whether you have warm, cool or neutral undertones to find your best match. Please e-mail us if you need some help in selecting the best colour for you. Apply the foundation from the centre to the outside of your face,blending into the neck area.

Shade Matching:

  • 701 suits fair complexions with a neutral undertone            
  • 702 suits medium complexions with a warm undertone
  • 703 suits medium complexions with a cool undertone
  • 704 suits medium complexions with a neutral undertone
  • 705 suits darker complexions with a warm undertone
  • 706 suits dark complexions with a neutral undertone
  • 710-712 are from the Ethnic Collection for super fair complexions:
  • 710 suits super fair complexions with a warm undertone
  • 711 suits super fair complexions with a neutral undertone. This shade can be used to tone down pink undertones.
  • 712 suits super fair complexions with a yellow undertone that they wish to balance. Especially suited to super fair Asian complexions or to lift super fair sallow skin
  • 713  suits fair complexion with a golden/yellow undertone.
  • 714  suits medium complexion with a golden/yellow undertone.

Certification: Natural and Organic Cosmetic certified by ECOCERT Greenlife according to ECOCERT, with 100% of ingredients natural and minimum 20% of ingredients organic. 

Testing on animals: No testing on animals, neither on the finished product nor on ingredients. 

Ingredients from animal origin: None

Indication of skin type: Suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin and acne-prone skin.

Palm oil free: No, contains Sucrose Palmitate (RSPO palm oil derivative used only).

Size: 30ml

Refillable: Yes

Ingredients list: INCI/CTFA: AQUA (WATER), PHYLLOSTACHYS NIGRA EXTRACT*, PROPANEDIOL, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL*, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL*, SUCROSE PALMITATE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, GLYCERYL STEARATE, POTASSIUM PALMITOYL HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN, OLIVE GLYCERIDES, TOCOPHEROL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER*, GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE, MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE, CELLULOSE GUM, CI 77820 (SILVER), PARFUM (FRAGRANCE). MAY CONTAIN +/-: CI 77891 (TITANIUM DIOXIDE), CI 77491 (IRON OXIDES), CI 77492 (IRON OXIDES), CI 77499 (IRON OXIDES).

* ingredients from Organic Farming.

 

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  • 5
    So natural and lite

    Posted by Shirley lane on 24th Sep 2019

    This is so creamy and lite feels like I’m wearing nothing

  • 5
    Best foundation

    Posted by Rachel Robertson on 19th Jun 2019

    My skin has never looked better, goes on so well and gives such good coverage without being obvious that you are wearing foundation. My skin is very dry but also oily in patches and I find that this foundation is very hydrating without making the oily patches even shinier. Wouldn’t use any other foundation now. Also handy that you can send away for samples and try out a few different shades before committing to a full size one.

  • 5
    Absolutely the best foundation out there

    Posted by Kim Taylforth on 17th Oct 2018

    Having hyper sensitive skin and being aware of what I put into and onto my body I have searched high and low for a non irritant foundation. Mine reacts let alone to all the big make up brands to even so called natural products like coconut oil and rose hip. (Most tend to be rancid I have now learnt!)
    Having clear skin but some redness I wanted even skin tone with some colour.
    I have brought several different shades and I mix two of them at the moment. It lasts / it hydrates / it doesn’t flake/ it doesn’t sit on my skin/ it’s the most unobvious foundation out there- it’s a miracle! I feel so confident wearing it.
    I found the customer service to be exceptional and very sincere.
    Little tip I was using a blender sponge but found my fingers create a better finish.

  • 4
    Zao silk foundation

    Posted by Caroline on 19th Jun 2018

    Beautiful - I applied with a brush and the finish is medium with no sinking or patchy areas later on.

  • 3
    Silk foundation-713 Fair Beige

    Posted by Bellah on 5th Jun 2018

    Thanks for samples,they are so helpful. This shade is dark for me,so I am glad I have only sample. I am pale with freckles and I would need a bit lighter one. Texture is nice and blends well in to skin,just coverage is not enough. This would be great choice for young girl with young skin, but for my mature skin it's not enough. My freckles are still visible too.
    I prefer compact foundation for older skin ,which I tried from Zao and has better coverage.

  • 5
    Amazing the best foundation in the market

    Posted by Kim Thompson on 10th May 2018

    I have tried every organic brand going on my hyper sensitive skin.
    This gives equally as good a coverage as giorgio armani foundation ( which is excellent but full of chemicals and gives me spots!)
    I brought 2 shades and have been mixing them for my ideal colour...even the samples are super generous and gave me a great idea of which full sizes to buy.
    This goes on easily it doesn't dry my skin out it lasts and it covers my redness.

  • 5
    Great product

    Posted by Elena on 31st Aug 2017

    Very nice smooth and silky consistency, easy to remove as all natural ingredients. Love the packaging and the fact that the pump does allow you to take out as much product as you need.