Foundation Reviews

Peaches 'n cream-complected young people need not apply, but the rest of us need a little help evening out skin tone, hiding sun damage, and masking enlarged pores.  That's where a proper foundation comes in.  There are two main ways to use this product: mineral powder (praised for its non-comedogenic and natural sun blocking properties) and liquid formulations (best for creating a dewy glowing look).  Be sure to change your usual shade by season to best match your natural tone.  If you can't decide between two shades, go for the darker one to give your complexion warmth and mask flaws better.

ChickAdvisor members give props to powdered foundations from Bare Escentuals bareMinerals, MAC Studio Fix Powder plus Foundation, and Maybelline New York Mineral Power Loose Foundation.  High marks for liquid formulas belong to Maybelline New York Dream Liquid Mousse, Marcelle New-Age Anti-Wrinkle Makeup, and Make Up For Ever HD Invisible Cover Foundation.

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Maybelline New York Dream Velvet Foundation
I truly enjoy wearing this foundation, specifically in the winter time. I have oily skin but in the colder months I do get dry patches. I also love a matte finish. This foundations allows me to still have my full coverage matte look without it clingy to my dry areas and...


603 reviews
Maybelline Fit Me Foundation
Great coverage and colour match. Still need concealer but doesn't have that "cakey" look that some matte finish foundations have. Wasn't always a huge fan of liquid foundations but if applied with a foundations brush and beauty blender, and pressed powder I find the overall...


335 reviews
bareMinerals SPF15 Foundation
I love bare mineral makeup. It's not cakey and provides great coverage. I always purchase makeup with SPF and this mineral makeup has that. The tutorial is a must for first timers, but its easy to get the hang of


264 reviews
Make Up For Ever HD Foundation
This foundation is the best I have ever bought i keep going back to it time and again. This covers everything!!!!! flawless face without looking cakey.


181 reviews
L'Oreal True Match Liquid Foundation
This is a foundation I've been leaning towards so much recently. Perfect everyday coverage with a great natural finish. Just needs to be set with the tiniest bit of setting powder (like any foundation) and your good to go. I think it is medium coverage but it is defiantly...


230 reviews
Maybelline New York Dream Liquid Mousse Foundation
This foundation has become a mainstay in my makeup bag. It is a great match to my skintone and I really love the way that it feels on my skin. My only complaints about it are with its longevity and coverage. I often don't have time in my work or home life to reapply...


217 reviews
MAC Cosmetics Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation
MAC Cosmetics Studio Fix Powder Powder works very well on my face it covers my flaws and goes on Smooth I apply it many times a day but I like how I feels on my face and love the mirror and sponge it comes with .


185 reviews
Maybeline FIT ME! Matte + Poreless Foundation
Just try this collection. FIT ME. And it really fits me well. I am a combination skin type person and I can wear it all day long and still looks great


161 reviews
Maybelline New York Dream Matte Mousse Foundation
This foundation has been a ride or die for me since high school. I find myself going back to this every few years just because I have not been able to find anything quite like it. The closest foundation this would remind me of is the tarte amazonian clay foundation only...


220 reviews
Maybelline New York Instant Age Rewind Eraser Treatment Makeup
I purchased this concealer in shade (Clair), so I use it as an under eye concealer and as a highlighter when needed. I love the sponge that comes attached to it as it eases application, it is very spreadable and provides excellent coverage. Add to this, the very affordable price...


148 reviews
CoverGirl & Olay Simply Ageless Foundation
Easy to apply. Great coverage, easily blended. I'm very fair skinned so finding the coverage without feeling like wearing a mask is difficult. No issues with this


142 reviews
Revlon ColorStay 24hr Foundation
This is a really good foundation for those who really want full coverage and it lasts all day and night. I would suggest using a primer before using because it is so matte those who have pore problems may not like the enhancement of pores. Because there is like zero moisturizer...


111 reviews
CoverGirl Outlast Stay Fabulous 3-in-1 Foundation
I'm pretty surprised to have found a drugstore foundation that meets my needs and is actually light enough for my fair skin. I use this in the palest shade, and it matches quite well. The coverage is medium and can be built up, while still looking natural. It blends well (I use...


105 reviews
Revlon ColorStay Makeup with Softflex
I don't usually go for foundation that are $15 and up but i'm glad i got this one. It does have good build-able coverage, it doesn't have a smell, and it does last. I did notice however, that it does take a bit longer to dry than most of my other foundations, but once it dries...


119 reviews
Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay in Place Foundation
Absolutely the best foundation! Does not move, transfer or change with the skins natural oil! The semi matte finish is brilliant if you're shiny however kind of a bummer if you want a dewy glow. My ONLY complaint about this product is the powdery white flashback that comes when...


101 reviews
MAC Cosmetics Studio Fix Fluid with SPF 15
This foundation looks amazing when going out but for me it is too heavy for everyday use. It goes on well with my beauty blender and has all day coverage but tends to make me feel like I'm wearing lots of make up. I use it on special occasions and love the look then.


114 reviews
CoverGirl Ready, Set GORGEOUS Foundation
J'ai la peau normal à mixte présentement et je trouve que le fond de teint va quand même bien. Bonne durée du produit sur ma peau.La couvrance parfaite pour tout les jours.


90 reviews
L'Oreal Paris Infalliable Pro-Matte Foundation
I love me a full coverage matte foundation, and this is a great drugstore option! The key to a non-cakey application is to have a properly exfoliated, moisturized and primed face. I dot this on and use a damp beauty blender, and voila....beautiful coverage. No real need to apply...


76 reviews
CoverGirl Clean Oil-Control Liquid Makeup
I have used this in the past when i couldn't afford my regular foundation, and i couldn't believe how well it worked, it dries nice leaving a nice powdery finish. it smells so good. I can still smell it when i think about it. it stays on pretty long too


128 reviews
CoverGirl TRUblend Liquid Foundation
This foundation is my favourite out of every other one I have ever tried. It blends in perfectly with little work and it's so easy to find the perfect shade!


96 reviews



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