Best dewy foundations for springtime

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As we prepare for warmer weather and blooming flowers with spring approaching, it’s the perfect time to find the best dewy foundation for the season. Spring is a season of brightness, vibrancy, and being outdoors. For makeup, it is best to opt for a dewy look to complement the natural and airy essence of the fresh spring air. Although there are tons of foundations that achieve a smooth and flawless look, only certain formulas help you achieve that perfect dewy complexion. Below are some of the best dewy foundations for the coming season.

Nars Sheer Glow Foundation, $47

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This foundation offers buildable coverage that is perfect for both clear skin and troublesome skin. The dewy finish of this formula hydrates and brightens your skin for a glowy goddess-like look. This foundation is available online or in cosmetic stores and has received great reviews.

Erborian CC Crème, $44

CC creams are known for their color correcting effects. They are the perfect solution for those who want to prioritize skincare, but also want that dewy glow. This CC cream has received amazing reviews and boasts about its ability to hydrate, plump, and brighten even the dullest skin. For CC cream lovers, this is your best bet for the perfect springtime glow.

Maybelline Dream Fresh BB Cream $8.99

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For an affordable way to achieve dewy skin, try Maybelline’s Dream Fresh CC Cream. This 8-in-1  skin perfector is able to blur imperfections, brighten, even skin tone, smooth, hydrate, enhance, protect with SPF 30, and contains 0% oils and heavy ingredients. This is not only an affordable option, but it is also a great option for smooth and dewy looking skin. This BB Cream is available at drugstores.

 bareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream, $29.50

This gel cream from bareMinerals combines the best traits of a tinted moisturizer, CC cream, and BB cream. This option is perfect for those who have dry skin as this formula hydrates by acting as a moisturizer while also correcting any color issues you may be having. The dewy and lightweight formula protects your skin and helps you achieve a glow that is effortless. If you’re unsure about whether or not to try a BB cream or a CC cream, try this cream. It is the perfect blend of skincare protection, makeup, and moisturizer. Your skin will thank you for choosing this.

Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum  SPF 20, $44

For light coverage that still offers that dewy look for spring, this Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer is perfect for you. While offering enough coverage and tint to satisfy you, it also allows your skin to breathe and maintain its natural radiance. This formula contains SPF 20, vitamins, and antioxidants that blend together to create a moisturizer that takes your skincare to the next level. Although this is not a true foundation, it is a great option for those who desire dewy skin with less coverage.

Kelsey is an entrepreneur and blogger currently based in Nashville. She's an advocate for women's rights, mental health, and the creative arts. When she is not writing, she can be found obsessing over Lana Del Rey, glitter, and bulldogs. Follow her on Instagram – @KelseyKinsel.