Here are our Top 10 Foundations picks chosen by our Beauty Hall experts.
1. Bare Minerals
Complexion Rescue (£26.00)
This lightweight, skin quenching gel cream smooths on effortlessly with just the right amount of coverage. Your complexion will instantly reveal a dewy, healthy looking glow.
Pro Longwear (£25.00)
A long-wear foundation suitable for any condition. It’s lightweight and creamy texture applies smoothly, to provide a medium coverage that controls oil in even hot and humid conditions keeping skin fresh, natural, and flawless.
3. Laura Mercier
Silk Crème Photo Edition Foundation (oil free or moisturising versions) (£35.00)
Silk crème artistry foundation creates a flawless canvas with a photo-ready, air-brushed finish. The original oil-free formula is ideal for normal to dry skin and leaves you with a luminous finish.
4. Giorgio Armani
A naturally silky, lightweight fluid with a velvet finish and adjustable coverage. This foundation’s micro-fil technology gives lightweight layering without a caked on effect. Long-lasting results which give up to 8 hours of flawless finish.
5. Estee Lauder
Double Wear (and Double Wear Light) (£29.50)
The #1 beauty product in the UK, with up to 15 hours staying power, it won’t change colour, smudge, or come off on clothes. An excellent full coverage foundation with a natural alternative in the form of Double Wear Light. Double Wear Light goes on sheer and leaves skin free to breathe and lasts for 15 hours.
Beyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer (£25.00)
Clinique’s 2-in-1 formula gets you to flawless, fast. This is a full coverage foundation with a lightweight feel. Smooth it across your face or spot apply with the wand to use as a concealer. Perfect, even 12 hours later.
7. Tom Ford
Traceless Perfecting (£62.00)
A medium to full coverage, weightless foundation. Both radiance boosting and long-wearing, this foundation smooths on to cover imperfections, creating flawless skin. Infused with Tom Ford’s infusing complex – it helps skin to replenish it’s natural energy leaving it refined, supple, and poreless
Dior Star (£32.50)
A studio make-up brought to the high street in the form of Dior Star. With 16 hour staying power, it adds spectacular brightening to the skin with its luminosity and radiance to create weightless perfection.
9 La Prairie
Skin Caviar Concealer Foundation (£136.00)
A full coverage foundation with a perfectly coordinated concealer tucked into the cap, helping camouflage under eye circles and other skin imperfections with precise full coverage.
Le Teint Touche Éclat (£31.50)
Targeting shadowy areas and highlighting the contours of the face, this foundation’s perfecting texture evens the complexion and helps to conceal imperfections while illuminating your skin’s natural beauty.