Picking out a new foundation can be hard, especially when every brand claims it’s the best for skin, looks the best, or the best price for it’s quality. Well, worry no more, because we’ve done the legwork for you! We’ve compiled a list of our favorite, tried-and-true foundations that we love! Browse our list and pick your fav– and don’t stress too much. Whether you go with our first pick or our eighth, you can’t go wrong with any of these! If you feel stuck, I’m here for you! Let’s dive into the best foundations that I recommend.
This foundation is one of the best available, in our humble opinion! Priced at $39 with 35 shades, this oil-free foundation offers undetectable medium-to-full coverage for picture-perfect skin. Born This Way benefits from coconut water, alpine rose, and hyaluronic acid, and boasts to be flashback-free, hydrating, longwearing, non-comedogenic, and cruelty free. Shop here!
Another top foundation in our book! For $43, Double Wear offers an astounding 56 shades and lasts 24 hours. This matte foundation has a flawless and natural look that feels lightweight and comfortable. It’s oil-free, transfer-resistant, waterproof, non-acnegenic, and lasts even in hot and humid weather. We use this on all of our brides! Shop here!
This foundation stick is one of our favorites for the girl who is an everyday makeup wearer. It is priced at $25 and has raving reviews including from us! This is Marisa’s every day foundation. With 20 shades available, this foundation stick promises a natural, demi-matte finish. It’s super-pigmented and has the perfect lightweight and layerable consistency. Shop here!
This really should be in everyone’s makeup arsenal. This full-coverage foundation offers smoothing, flawless matte finish (it’s oil-free!), and is super pigmented. Bonus: Urban Decay is cruelty free, too. At $40 at Ulta, this foundation is definitely worth a try. Shop here!
This foundation is one of our top picks for a cheaper option! It’s a 24-hour foundation with 22 shades. With an air-light texture and a demi-matte finish, this offers the perfect medium coverage with maximum comfort! There are Shine Defy Blotting Spheres in the formula that work to instantly absorb excess oil and sweat. For $12.99, this foundation is essential. Shop here!
This beauty has 18 shades, lasts 24 hours, for the crazy-good price of $10.99. This ultra-light, high-coverage foundation has the perfect, natural-looking finish. It covers and mattifies skin, so skin looks fresh for a whole day! Plus, the formula is paraben free and not tested on animals. Shop here!
This baby is a light, waterproof foundation with 12-hour coverage. It’s oh-so magical! This stick contains double the amount of pigment compared to traditional foundations, so a little goes a long way! It offers full coverage and a beautiful, natural finish. For $46 and 32 shades to choose from, this pick is one of the best available. Shop here!
This drug store diamond-in-the-rough is the cheapest foundation on our list, but it has some great qualities. This has a matte finish and a light-diffusing complex to make your skin look smooth and photo-ready. Offering 20 shades at just $6.49, PhotoFocus is definitely worth a try! Shop here!
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