A trusty foundation is a must-have. From perking up tired skin to instantly hiding unwanted spots and blemishes, having a foundation within arm’s reach is an assuring thought. With so many brands of foundation to choose from, it can be quite a challenge to settle for one. But let’s be honest, do we ever settle for only one? The era of foundations is here. With so many finish textures and gazillions of tones, we unravel the top five foundation releases this season you might want to add to your probably already overflowing collection of foundations.
For those who have yet to find your holy grail item, you might find yours in this list:
MAC Studio Face and Body Foundation
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This foundation is perfect for day-to-day wear. Not too heavy on the skin, it leaves a radiant finish, making you look fresh all day. It scores high at being an excellent buildable face tint. For those who love an easy to smooth out natural look, this could be THE product for you. An added value is the soft dry-out. Providing a nice even base, it is known to last during hot days and moisturises during cooler ones. With a trusted brand such as MAC, you definitely will get your money’s worth with their Studio Face and Body Foundation.
Estée Lauder’s Double Wear Stay-in-Place
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Looking at the number of shades this foundation by Estee Lauder offers, it rightfully lands a place in our top five foundation releases this season. There are 36 in all, meaning that you will undoubtedly find the right tone and shade for you. Apart from having an inclusive range of shades, it also provides excellent coverage, the perfect covering for blemishes and dark spots. It is very light on the skin and blends easily, making it a wonderful base to apply blush or highlight after. Resilient to both heat and cold, this well-reviewed foundation by Estee Lauder could be your skin’s new best friend.
Kat Von D Lock-it Foundation
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If it is full and intense coverage that you want, then Kat Von D Lock-it Foundation should be on top of your list. How intense is its coverage? Extremely intense to the point that it can hide a full-on tattoo! Known to last the whole day, it is a heavy-duty foundation that still retains a light, radiant finish on the skin. One of the best things about it is that it uses natural ingredients like beeswax and carmine, making it a great vegan, full-coverage liquid foundation. With 32 shades to choose from, Kat Von D Lock-it Foundation will cover a multitude of facial sins.
Becca Cosmetics Aqua Luminous Perfecting Foundation
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It’s not only lightweight but provides good coverage. The Becca Cosmetics Aqua Luminous Perfecting Foundation contains luminisers that light up your skin, making it look younger and softer. Get that chiseled look by selecting from their range of warm, neutral, and cool shades. Want that extra glow? Then the Aqua Luminous Perfecting Foundation could be for you.
Note Beauty BB Cream
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Despite being relatively new to the game, Note Beauty BB Cream is an excellent alternative to expensive brands. Providing medium coverage, the beauty balm cream shields the skin from dust, heat and other irritants that might leave unflattering spots. It blends easily into the skin giving you a natural, radiant glow. It is made from organic ingredients such as citrus, grapes, sunflower oil and wheat germ. A vegan foundation, you can get the most from Note Beauty BB Cream without straining your pocket.
Found what you are looking for in a foundation here? With these top five foundation releases this season, you can never go wrong.