Our 15 favorite foundations of all time
When it comes to makeup, the last thing you want to skimp on is the foundation. No matter how well you apply your other makeup, a bad foundation will ruin all of it. Since it’s the base of everything you’re putting on, you’ll want a product that will spread evenly, not crease and have plenty of staying power. Below are some of the top foundations on the market.
Dior Diorskin Nude Air Ultra-Fluid Serum Foundation: This thin formula will feel like nothing is on, while smoothing out your complexion.
Maybelline New York Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation: This foundation is perfect for those with oily skin. It leaves a matte finish and helps hide acne without clogging pores.
Revlon Nearly Naked Foundation: This affordable option is available nearly everywhere, and it has lots of shade options to match your complexion perfectly.
Shiseido Synchro Skin Lasting Liquid Foundation: This nourishes with mother of thyme and St. John’s wort, while providing lightweight coverage.
BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream: Somewhere between a tinted moisturizer and a thick foundation, this product covers without going on too thick.
Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Broad Spectrum SPF 15: If you need an SPF with your foundation because the sun is your enemy, this lightweight, hydrating formula is for you.
L’Oréal Infallible Pro-Glow Foundation: This formula gives radiance and cleanly covers spots.
Lancôme Miracle Cushion Liquid Cushion Compact: This foundation comes in a sponge for easier dabbing or all-over application.
Charlotte Tilbury Magic Foundation: This product uses mushroom extract to firm skin and tighten pores, hyaluronic filling spheres to moisturize and vitamin C to nourish.
L’Oréal True Match Lumi Healthy Luminous Makeup: This moisturizing makeup is great for people with dry skin. Plus, it packs antioxidants.
Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer: If you’re strapped for time, or have a lot of spots you want covered quickly, this foundation and concealer is a good choice.
Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Makeup: Here’s another lightweight formula for when you want to feel like you’re not wearing any makeup.
Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Invisible Cover Foundation: Hyaluronic spherescover all the imperfections you’re looking to hide. It comes in forty shades.
Dior Diorskin Forever Perfect Makeup Broad Spectrum 35: Containing SPF 35, this non-oily formula is lightweight and provides shine control. Great for those with oily skin and a history of easy sunburns.
Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation: This SPF 15 formula gives buildable coverage.