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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Bare Escentuals bareMinerals SPF15 Foundation
This foundation is great for giving you a light, soft, fairly even skin tone. In summer I can get away with just putting some of this powder on and mascara. However, when my skin is quite uneven or has blemishes, I do need to put some concealer on prior to applying this powder.


221 reviews
Maybelline New York Dream Liquid Mousse
it nice and light and thats what i like about it feels like nothings there


139 reviews
MAC Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation
Fabulous product, great coverage and never feels heavy. This product stays where it's applied and last, even in the heat & humidity. I highly recommend this product.


98 reviews
Maybelline New York Dream Matte Mousse Foundation
First of all let me say that I absolutely loved the price of this! I was a little nervous at first but Maybelline pulled through on this one. The packaging is very appealing and convenient for when taking trips. It isn't an odd size and fits very well in your purse. The...


126 reviews
Maybelline New York Instant Age Rewind Eraser Treatment Makeup
I didn't like this product, didn't go on smoothly and I worried about the germs and dead skins cells gathering on the reuseable brush. Not a fan


81 reviews
Maybelline Fit Me Foundation
I have been using this foundation for the past year. I wouldn't count on this stuff to cover dark circles or hide spots. I use this just to even out my skin tone. I tend not to use it during the warmer months because it would literally melt off my face but works fine in the...


79 reviews
Maybelline Mineral Power Loose Powder Foundation
This mineral loose powder foundation is inexpensive but when i use it, I feel like it cakes up on my face and causes irritations. It has good coverage though...


59 reviews
Marcelle New-Age Anti-Wrinkle Make-Up
I bought this over the summer when my original was out and it was one of the closest to my regulars. I guess it would be an o.k. make up for me but i would not spend the money for it when i can get just a good of a make up with Covergirl. Just way too expensive for me for the...


57 reviews
MAC Studio Fix Fluid with SPF 15
Mac foundations have always worked well with my skin type. the foundation always feels light on my skin. Price is good, and product lasts for a long time.


51 reviews
Make Up For Ever HD Invisible Cover Foundation
Bought this item from Sephora when i was looking for a new foundation. Loved how it covered up what was needed and didn't make my face look like i had tons of makeup on.


48 reviews
CoverGirl & Olay Simply Ageless Foundation
Goes on smooth. Color is consistent. Not heavy feeling. Covers all those little lines.


53 reviews
CoverGirl TRUblend Liquid Foundation
I have used this foundation makeup for fifty years. It covers well and in well priced.


44 reviews
CoverGirl Clean Oil-Control Liquid Makeup
Best foundation I have used so far, takes care of my oily and dry patches on my face and covers blemishes perfectly! Plus it's super easy to find a shade that matches your skin tone, I love this cover-up!


58 reviews
L'Oreal True Match Foundation
Ce fond de teint est disponible en une grande variété de couleurs pour tous les types de peaux. Il couvre très bien et s'applique bien. Par contre, je trouve que sa tenue n'est pas assez longue, mais je l'utilise quand même, car il ne bouche pas les pores de peau!


59 reviews
Revlon PhotoReady Foundation
I love this foundation it is my holy grail of foundations! I have some oily spots on my face and it doesn't seem to make it any worse, it even helps to conceal it! It is a bit on the pricey side but when you compare it to high end makeup it is worth the money! I will definitely...


44 reviews
L'Oreal Studio Secrets Magic Perfecting Base
Bon produit, rend la peau douce et parfait à utiliser sous le maquillage


37 reviews
Revlon ColorStay Makeup w/Softflex
I've gone through a few of this foundation already, and I can say that it does its job incredibly well. This foundation stays on me the entire day and covers up my blemishes amazingly. I like that it does many of the things it says it does for a fairly reasonable price. The...


41 reviews
CoverGirl Outlast Stay Fabulous 3-in-1 Foundation
Picked this foundation up at my local Shoppers Drug Mart. I tried to look up reviews for this foundation before purchasing but as always, they were mixed. Many people on the internet had said that this foundation does wonders for them so I decided to give it a try. Results:...


25 reviews
CoverGirl Natureluxe Silk Foundation
I wore this last summer with not too many issues. I'm 40, with fair skin but Rosacea - so think pink. My skin is sensitive and I often break out with face products. This foundation (I used ivory) went on smoothly, blended well and looked nice for about 1/2 of the day. Then it...


29 reviews
Pur Minerals Pressed Mineral Makeup 4-in-1
OMG this stuff is amazing!! My skin has never looked better, why.. Well no more cake face! No more putting primer, foundation and powder on! This stuff is literally all in one, very light, non clogging and stays on all day! I will never use anything else on my face for cover...


32 reviews



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