ZA Perfect Fit Two-Way Foundation (Featuring 15th Anniversary Limited-Edition Foundation Cases)

by PJ on Friday, September 13, 2013

in -Shiseido, -ZA, 2012 Fall, all about Japanese cosmetics, makeup, makeup - base makeup, makeup - base makeup - foundation, stash focus

Shiseido ZA Perfect Fit Two-Way Foundation Fall 2012 Base Makeup 1


I have been using Shiseido ZA‘s powder foundations for a long time, and I have been using ZA’s Skin Beauty Two-Way Foundation (launched in spring 2010) since 2011. In fall 2012, Perfect Fit Two-Way Foundation was launched and it replaced Skin Beauty Two-Way Foundation. I decided to try it out.

Perfect Fit Two-Way Foundation (SPF 20, PA++) is available in eight shades, and I went for OC20, which is similar to Skin Beauty Two-Way Foundation’s 22 (the shade I used).

It has a luminous matte finish and a relatively smooth texture. It has a medium coverage that covers mild redness and minor imperfections well, and it also has a good pore coverage. It has a decent shine control and a good lasting power. It darkens very minimally throughout the wear and it doesn’t turn cakey or patchy overtime.

Perfect Fit is (fortunately) not too different from Skin Beauty. The main difference between the two is the coverage. Skin Beauty’s coverage is between light-to-medium and medium, while Perfect Fit has a medium coverage. Perfect Fit’s level of coverage actually reminds me of that of the first version of ZA’s powder foundation that I used, and this level of coverage is very ideal for me.

Like Skin Beauty, Perfect Fit should suit those with combination or oily skin. I am pleased that it works well for me, and I will continue to use it.


Shiseido ZA 15th Anniversary Limited Edition Foundation Case Spring Summer 2013 Base Makeup 1


ZA is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, and it released a limited-edition powder foundation case earlier this year in collaboration with Japanese illustrator Naho Ogawa. I don’t usually like cartoon drawings on makeup items, but I think the illustration is quite cute.

(Refills of both Perfect Fit Two-Way Foundation and True White Plus Two-Way Foundation can fit into this case.)


Shiseido ZA 15th Anniversary Limited Edition Foundation Case Spring Summer 2013 Base Makeup 2


This month, ZA is releasing another limited-edition powder foundation case, also in collaboration with Ogawa. It looks lovely as well!


Shiseido ZA 15th Anniversary Limited Edition Foundation Case Fall Winter 2013 Base Makeup 1(image/info from


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{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

Briamagee Monday, September 16, 2013

Yay! I must get this one! Love the packaging and I’m sure this fits my oily skin.


PJ Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Hi Briamagee,

I hope you will like it if you decide to try it!

Thank you very much for your comment! :)


Dani Friday, October 11, 2013

What a beautiful design.
Im gonna try it :)


PJ Saturday, October 12, 2013

Hi Dani,

I hope you will like it!

Thank you very much for stopping by! :)


Einna Sunday, May 1, 2016

Hello! I was wondering whether you’ve tried the newer ZA Airy Flawless Powder Foundation? I’m looking to buy a new compact powder… your blog is very helpful. :)


PJ Sunday, May 1, 2016

Hi Einna,

Thank you for your kind words about my blog! :)

I haven’t tried ZA’s Airy Flawless Powder Foundation, but I am definitely planning to try it. I will post my review later on and I hope it will be helpful.

Thank you very much for posting your comment! :)


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