We have come up with the best foundations out there for you. The best foundations are ideal for covering up imperfections and lasting all day long with a smooth soft finish.
This is an industry favorite. The lightweight formula blends easily and easily dries matt. This is ideal for oily skin types and for those looking for sheer coverage.
Giorgio Armani Maestro Fusion Foundation SPF 15. £40; available at Armanibeauty.co.uk.
Extra-light, easily blendable and long-lasting, Chanel’s Vitalumiere Aqua offers a sheer, natural coverage with a hint of youthful dewiness.
Chanel Vitalumière Aqua Skin Perfecting Makeup SPF 15. £34
The creamy texture and the great coverage makes this ideal as THE choice for those who wish to conceal imperfections or even treat uneven skin tone. Besides, it stays put.
Clinique Even Better Makeup SPF 15. £25; available at Clinique.co.uk.
The Double Wear from Estée Lauder boasts an extensive cult following. There is no wonder, really, when you consider its phenomenal color range and great coverage with long-lasting results.
Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-In-Place Makeup SPF 10. £31; available at Esteelauder.co.uk.
There is no spelling foundation without mentioning Bobbi Brown. This is an oil-free formula perfect for a buildable coverage and this is a beauty-bag classic for good reason.
Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Even Finish Foundation SPF 15. £34; available at Bobbibrown.co.uk.
Yves Saint Laurent
The Touch Eclat Complexion Highlighter from Yves Saint Laurent was transformed into a foundation and it has never looked back. With true luminosity, great coverage and a lightweight application, this is definitely a yes yes!
Yves Saint Laurent Le Teint Touche Éclat Foundation. £33.50; available at Yslbeauty.co.uk.
A real crowd-pleaser of a foundation, the Magic Foundation by Charlotte Tilbury offers impressive coverage with a lightweight feel to it. It conceals imperfections and keeps the skin soft and smooth all day grateful to its hyaluronic acid spheres suspended in the formula.
Charlotte Tilbury Magic Foundation. £30; available at Charlottetilbury.com.