nykaa skin genius foundation

We all love to look flawless and today I am going to talk about one such must have in your beauty kit. Hi everyone, I am back with another review and this time it’s about a foundation. Nykaa SKINgenius Sculpting And Hydrating Foundation are much talked about because they have so many features in such a less price. It is said to have color adapting technology and can match your skin tone by adjusting the shade. It contains hyaluronic acid and poly lift technology which are usually found in high-end foundations that dig a hole in your pocket. So, let’s discuss it in detail below.Price- INR 575/- for 30ml

Key ingredients-About- Experience the weightless texture of Nykaa SKINgenius Sculpting & Hydrating Foundation. This luxurious long-wear formula lasts all day long, keeping your skin fresh and radiant. Enriched with Polylift technology and Hyaluronic Acid, this foundation not only sculpts and lifts your skin but also imparts oodles of hydration to it. The unique color-adapting technology allows you to get a perfect match to your skin tone. It is also equipped with sun filters that shield your perfect complexion. Let the imperfections disappear and let your skin glow!

  • Enriched with Hyaluronic Acid
  • Features exquisite Polylift technology and color-adapting pigments
  • Offers beautiful dewy finish
  • Fragrance and Paraben Free
  • Made in Europe

How to use- Take a pea-sized amount and using a foundation brush, beauty blender or your fingers apply it on your face.

My Take on Nykaa SKINgenius Sculpting And Hydrating Foundation- The foundation comes in a squeezable plastic bottle with a black color screw cap. It shuts tightly and does not leak so its travel friendly for sure. The foundation is available in five different shades-Pure Ivory, Almond Beige, Warm Sand, True Tan and Golden Honey. I am going to review Warm Sand today and it turned out to be a good match for me. The foundation has a thin consistency which is why it feels light on the skin. It does not feel cakey or too much when applied. It quickly settles and blends like magic. The company says it is fragrance-free but It has a very annoying fragrance which fortunately does not last very long. When I applied it for the first time I couldn’t stand the scent but now I have got used to it.The foundation is very easy to apply and blends really well as it has a liquid consistency. Usually, foundations tend to feel heavy on the skin but this one is very light and good for everyday use. The coverage is light to medium. If you are looking for heavy coverage then you will be disappointed. The shade was a perfect match for me and I really love how even and dewy my skin appears post application. I do not have any major dark spots or heavy dark circles to cover. Just a little pigmented under eye area  So, it works great for me. I have an oily t-zone so that area becomes a little sticky post usage but otherwise, it works fine for me. I use my compact to settle it and it works just fine.

Since it matched my skin tone I cannot say much about the color adapting technology but my friends who had very slight color variation felt it did eventually fit their shade. So it would work for minor color variations but I have not experienced it myself. The hyaluronic acid does its job by hydrating the skin but causes a sticky feeling around my t-zone. So oily skinned people should definitely skip it. I do not find any sculpting or poly lift feature at work. They are more of fancy terms to increase the product USP. It lasts a good 5-6 hours for me, which is a good staying power I feel.


  • Decently priced.
  • Travel-friendly packaging.
  • Lightweight Formula.
  • Moisturising and Hydrating.
  • Blendable.
  • Paraben-Free.
  • Stays for 5-6 hours.
  • Contains hyaluronic acid.
  • Adapts to skin color.
  •  Adds a glow to skin.


  • Awful smell.
  • No SPF.
  • Not for oily skin beauties.
  • Does not cover dark spots.
  • Available only on Nykaa stores and website.

So overall, Nykaa SKINgenius Sculpting And Hydrating Foundation a good pocket-friendly foundation with lots to offer.

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