Having perfect skin is a gift that is far and few between. Our skin goes through a lot over the years and many of us still have the lines and marks to show it. If you do have to deal with skin that is too dry, too oily, too this or too that, luckily skin care products have come a long way in the past decade.
Whether you’re looking to cover up marks of the stubborn breakout you had months ago or hide the results of not enough sleep, we’ve picked out our favorite foundations for different skin types to help you look fresh faced and youthful.
Dry SkinThis Absolue Replenishing Radiant Makeup from Lancome is a full coverage liquid foundation that restores moisture to the skin for a glowing complexion.A tinted moisturizer is great for people with dry skin because it hydrates while also providing a little coverage. This Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer creates a natural look while SPF protects skin from damage.
Oily SkinThis Skin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation by Bobbi Brown is equipped with oil-free shine control for a natural matte finish. It’s waterproof, sweat-resistant, and lasts the whole day.A powder foundation is excellent for people with oily skin because the powder can absorb the skin’s oils. This Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation from Mac gives a flawless matte finish without looking cakey or creasing.
Uneven SkinFor those of us that experience hyperpigmentation or uneven skin tone, Clinique’s Even Better Makeup is a great two-in-one as it covers while correcting dark spots. It contains SPF which prevents future darkening from occurring and works for all skin types.BareMinerals Pure Brightening Serum Foundation is a lightweight foundation that corrects and brightens for a more even complexion.
Fine Lines/WrinklesThis Light Wonder Youth-Boosting Foundation from Charlotte Tilbury rings true to its name. It hydrates, minimizes pores, and reduces wrinkles for a younger appearance. It also promotes collagen production which can improve skin’s elasticity.A good substitute for foundation, this CC Cream from Chanel provides five benefits in one. It corrects, soothes, moisturizes, protects, and perfects skin which counters the effects of aging while still supplying a nice moderate coverage.