Merle Norman Cosmetics is a cosmetics company that dates back to the early 1920’s. Founded by Merle Norman, the brand’s humble beginnings started with the sharing of products, created by Merle herself, with friends and family. From there, the first Merle Norman studio was opened in 1930 and today the brand lives on. With its headquarters in Los Angeles, California, the Merle Norman brand manufactures and distributes everything from Merle Norman foundation to eyeshadow, lipstick to skincare. The main goal of the Merle Norman brand is to create superior quality products that fulfill all women’s cosmetic needs.
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Popular Types of Merle Norman Foundation
While the Merle Norman brand carries hundreds upon hundreds of cosmetic products, the Merle Norman foundations are some of the brand’s most popular items. There are a number of Merle Norman foundation options available, in a variety of formulations and textures, created to address a wide spectrum of skin types. Each Merle Norman Foundation is designed to deliver a perfectly flawless finish to each and every individual that wears it.
Merle Norman Perfecting Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 25: This perfecting Merle Norman foundation is the award-winning makeup that all skin types can enjoy. This Merle Norman foundation was named a Total Beauty Editor’s Pick and received a Rising Star Award for Best Foundation in 2013. The innovative formulation of this perfecting Merle Norman foundation includes HD and 3D pigments that provide skin with a flawless airbrushed finish with every application. This Merle Norman foundation provides a light to medium coverage that diminishes signs of imperfections. It also contains a healthy dose of sun protection with broad spectrum SPF 25. The gentle formulation is fragrance and oil free and non-comedogenic which means it won’t clog pores. The Perfecting Makeup Merle Norman foundation is available in 15 shades that are best suited for those with pale to dark tan complexions.
Merle Norman Aqua Balance Makeup: The Merle Norman Aqua Balance foundation is a unique foundation that was created for those with normal to oily skin. This intuitive Merle Norman foundation works with each individual’s skin to provide the moisturizing balance it needs. Where skin needs to combat shine, this Merle Norman foundation provides oil control. Where the skin is dry, this Merle Norman foundation provides a dose of hydration. The Merle Norman Aqua Balance foundation has an innovative formulation that combines enzymes, seaweed extract, and a number of humectants and emollients to recognize and address skin’s needs. The Merle Norman Aqua Balance foundation also leaves out fragrance, oil, and is non-acnegenic and non-comedogenic. This Merle Norman foundation is available in 17 shades that are best suited for those with pale to deep tan complexions as well.
Merle Norman Powder Base Foundation: The Merle Norman Powder Base foundation is one of the most popular Merle Norman foundations. This Merle Norman foundation has a creamy texture that can be built to provide the most coverage of all the Merle Norman foundation options. In addition to its substantial coverage, the Merle Norman Powder Base foundation is formulated with a number of skin protecting benefits that help shield skin from environmental issues. This Merle Norman foundation is best for those with dry skin and is currently available in 23 shades best suited for those with light to medium skin tones.
Merle Norman Purely Mineral Makeup: The Merle Norman mineral foundation is the foundation of choice for those with the most sensitive skin types. This Merle Norman foundation glides on and melts into skin for a naturally luminous finish. Formulated in the typical mineral makeup fashion, this Merle Norman foundation is a finely milled loose powder that contains a blend of high-quality minerals. Additionally, the Merle Norman mineral foundation is fragrance, oil, and preservative free. The Merle Norman Mineral foundation has a relatively small eight color shade range but includes a few darker shades than some of the other more extensive lines.