Make sure the foundation you're putting on your face every day is the right one for you.
From full coverage to adding extra radiance, everyone's skin - and preference - is different, so we've rounded up the ten best foundations out there right now to suit everyone's skin. And while you might know what you like, do you know what your skin prefers?
Those with oily skin should, in general, stick to matte finishes, whereas dry skin owners should opt for an oil-based formula instead. If you're after a high coverage, this is the foundation for you, offering a flawless complexion no matter what your skin type.
Despite its strong effects, it somehow manages to retain a light and velvety finish, making it a go-to all around the country for people after a foundation that will really do the job properly, without looking over the top.
Water-based and water-resistant, this foundation is so thin it can easily be applied to the rest of the body too, whether that's your neck and chest or a bruise on your knee. But while it boasts a natural coverage and a long-lasting finish that's famed all over the world, it's more about delicate, dewy skin to add zest and even out skin tone, rather than a heavy coverage.
A lightweight, ultra-blendable concoction, this foundation is ideal for anyone seeking flawless radiance. The foundation contains intriguing 'true colour' pigments and light diffusers that apparently work in harmony with your skin's natural tone, rather than covering it up with a blanket layer.
Bourjois' affordable option offers a radiant coverage that's very different to Mac Face and Body as while it has a thin coverage, it's certainly not watery, and can be built on depending on how much coverage you need. And while some foundations have a distinctive cakey, make-up smell, Bourjois' smells like apricots and apples, which apparently nourish the skin while they're at it.
Best foundation for mature skin uk don't need to spend millions on a foundation, with a few key budget products like this on par with its expensive siblings.
With a full, rather than glowy coverage, this is great for oily skin has it famously has a good matte look, rather than something like MAC Face and Body, which can often accentuate shinier skin.
Renowned for its incredible luminosity we guess the name does kind of give it awaySheer Glow is the foundation that accentuates natural beauty, rather than dulling it.
Thanks to its dewy - and far from over the top - effects, this is a great foundation for wearing every day. Just add some mascara and go!
If the fact that Kim et al use this doesn't convince you, have a look at the reviews instead, where plenty of happy customers are citing it great at matching skin tones - especially darker skin, as well as offering decent coverage with a light feeling.
Although it has an average rating of 4.
The cheapest of the lot - this doesn't act like any old reject from the bargain bin, offering full coverage, as well as a dewy glow. And that's not it, it also contains SPF 15 in too, meaning it's an all day, every day kind of foundation that convince everyone at work you've had eight hours of sleep.
Ah, the trickery of make-up.
Very dissimilar to Face and Body, the other top MAC foundation is their famous Studio Fix, which offers a much heavier, yet still natural, matte finish with medium to full coverage.
Ideal for all-day oil control, this lasts all through the day, and is also apparently mostly sweat and humidity resistant too - although we don't understand how that works!
The perfect foundation for those who don't like either a light or heavy coverage, this bareMinerals option gives you the ideal middle ground. Strong enough to blur imperfections, it's also light and comfy enough for people who don't like the feeling of wearing a lot of make-up - an indecisive person's dream. Ideal for those with oily skin, this is a completely matte, full coverage foundation that lasts all day long.
Although as much as we love the holographic bottle so on trend, Urban Decayit does get messy very easily when you're holding it with your foundation covered hands! There's so many to choose from! Blend Images Get money updates directly to your inbox Subscribe See our privacy notice More newsletters.
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