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
This is like velvet on t he skin . So soft and smooth on the face skin dosen't feel weigheed down when wearing. And very easy to clean off skin at the end of the day

611 reviews
Maybelline Fit Me Foundation
This foundation has 2 options. dewy and matte. the dewy one is excellent since i have dry skin. it matches well with my skin tone. which is tan. its sometimes hard to match the skin tone with other brands. for drug store brand. ths is awesome. thumbs up.

355 reviews
bareMinerals SPF15 Foundation
I have been using this foundation for 5 years now. HOLY GRAIL! It provides a beautiful natural-skin finish and is long-lasting. It doesn't cake and doesn't clog pores. Also, it comes in a variety of colors. I have converted so many of my friends and family to this foundation...

266 reviews
Make Up For Ever HD Foundation
This is a bit pricey but so worth it. You definitely get the quality for the money. I love how light this foundation feels on my skin while still providing enough coverage! Coverage is buildable and doesn't flake or seem too dry. There is also a good range of shades to choose...

188 reviews
L'Oreal True Match Liquid Foundation
This is a fabulous foundation. Super blendable and great coverage. It has a very liquidy consistency so you don't need too much I find. It gives a nice finish to the skin and lasts all day.

240 reviews
Maybelline New York Dream Liquid Mousse Foundation
I was looking for a medium coverage drugstore foundation that was good for dry skin and this is perfect. The coverage is really decent but doesn't dry out my skin at all. I use a primer underneath and the combination lasts through the workday. I will definitely buy this again.

223 reviews
MAC Cosmetics Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation
I've been using this off and on only because it gets pretty costly as they're over $20 but it's very good on my face. Conceals everything and my face is never oily.

191 reviews
Maybeline FIT ME! Matte + Poreless Foundation
I've used this foundation for a couple years now. There's some amazing qualities about this foundation and some not so great qualities. The coverage and finish of this foundation is amazing for a drug store brand which is why I've stuck with it for so long. The packaging is a...

177 reviews
Maybelline New York Dream Matte Mousse Foundation
unbelievably light weight with full coverage. This product doesn't require a primer to go on smooth the foamed formula spreads easily and evenly for an airbrushed look that lasts hours with no touch ups.

225 reviews
Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Foundation Stick
I didn't get the chance of trying this for free but I did go out and buy it to try. I really love this product It blends in nice and smooth in the skin. Dosen't feel weighed down on skin. There is a lot of different shades to try

105 reviews
Maybelline New York Instant Age Rewind Eraser Treatment Makeup
This is one of my favourite products from the drugstore. It's cheap and gets the job done. I usually purchase this in the neutralizer colour and it hides my dark circles fairly well compared to some of my higher end concealers. I like to remove the sponge applicator as i found...

155 reviews
CoverGirl & Olay Simply Ageless Foundation
This is a great lightweight and moisturizing foundation, gives appearance of smooth flawless and poreless skin. It evens tone and even when you are not wearing you will see a nice glow due to the moisturizing effects in the foundation.

152 reviews
Revlon ColorStay 24hr Foundation
My favorite drugstore foundation by far! Weightless! Perfect blending capabilities! Color choices galor! Last all day! A must have for everyone's daily makeup routines.

116 reviews
CoverGirl Outlast Stay Fabulous 3-in-1 Foundation
This is my holy grail foundation! It's my everyday go-to. It works so well with my oily skin. It lasts all day! The only minor set back is that I wish it came in a porcelain shade as the ivory tends to be a but dark for my fair skin in the winter. Other than that, it's fantastic!

110 reviews
Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay in Place Foundation
Amazing full coverage foundation that works on most skin types. I wore this to a wedding that was outside in the middle of the hot summer and I was sweating and it still stayed in place.

111 reviews
Revlon ColorStay Makeup with Softflex
Revelon Colorstay make-up is one of my favorite make-ups! It has great coverage and feels completely lightweight. The line has a great variety of colors to choose from so you're guaranteed to find your color. Also, it is very affordable. Only about $10 at your local drugstore!...

121 reviews
CoverGirl Ready, Set GORGEOUS Foundation
I really like this foundation!!! Is perfect for my skin, in summer oily and really dry in winter. It's adapting to my necessities. Doesn't crease and stay puts all day.

97 reviews
MAC Cosmetics Studio Fix Fluid with SPF 15
This was my first Mac product and I had high expectations, unfortunately I was let down. First, the bottle; after shaking the bottle (as it says to do) it was almost impossible to get any product out. I would have liked this better if it was a pump. Second, the product. I always...

119 reviews
L'Oreal Paris Infalliable Pro-Matte Foundation
After trying many expensive brands like Nars, I have finally found the best and the most affordable foundation in Loreal pro line. This foundation goes on very smoothly and evenly. Long lasting. My face is combination skin and I just blot it with a paper towel when oily and...

85 reviews
CoverGirl Clean Oil-Control Liquid Makeup
This might be good for oil control, but my skin did not like this product at all. i got very itchy when wearing so I washed my face right away. It will be on my no list

133 reviews

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