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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bareMinerals SPF15 Foundation
When I started using this product my skin was rather oily and it gave me incredible coverage while looking very natural. However, now my skin is getting dry and the while the coverage is still good it makes my skin look older and drier. This is a oily girl product.


229 reviews
Maybelline New York Dream Liquid Mousse
I really like this foundation. It blends really well into my skin and covers up flaws really well. To avoid any caking, I dillute the foundation with moisturizer in areas like my forehead and cheeks, and then use the full strenght product over zits and under my eyes. Thank you...


149 reviews
MAC Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation
While this works better than the Studio Fix foundation, I still feel that this product is really thick. The coverage is good, but this would look a lot better as stage up or photo-shoot make-up than as a day to day look as the thickness of the product really prevents it from...


112 reviews
Maybelline Fit Me Foundation
great foundation for women who have naturally dry skin! light to medium coverage, doesn't sweat off and looks and feels natural. it wont cover bad acne completely but for minor things this is great. very light weight great everyday foundation!


107 reviews
Maybelline New York Dream Matte Mousse Foundation
I am kind of confused about how I feel about this foundation. It was one of the first foundations I have tried. It wouldn't smudge in right. I could find the right color that suited me. It was just an all around bad experience. Could be the fact that it's a mousse, but I will...


137 reviews
Maybelline New York Instant Age Rewind Eraser Treatment Makeup
I could never find a concealer that truly covered my extreme dark circles and stayed on all day, this stuff is a little expensive considering it's drug store but it does last a long time. The packaging is really weird but you can get around it by simply pulling the sponge off.


89 reviews
L'Oreal True Match Foundation
I was amazed at finding a perfect color match! The texture was very nice and went on smoothly. It felt light weight and did not feel like it plugged y pores. They felt like they could breathe. If you check around you can find a decent price on it.


79 reviews
MAC Studio Fix Fluid with SPF 15
This is my absolute favourite foundation. I love the fact that it's very matte looking. I prefer the matte look myself for lipsticks and foundations. I use moisturizer under this product because I tend to have dry skin, especially in the winter months. I honestly don't think...


68 reviews
CoverGirl Clean Oil-Control Liquid Makeup
I always use this foundation it is perfect!


69 reviews
CoverGirl & Olay Simply Ageless Foundation
Absolutely love this product, however the price is a little too much in my opinion.


64 reviews
Maybelline Mineral Power Loose Powder Foundation
good quality, but not very easy to use


61 reviews
Make Up For Ever HD Invisible Cover Foundation
My review might not be as high as others, but it's only because I prefer a higher coverage foundation. When I went into Sephora, this product was highly recommended and was told to be a good coverage. I felt it went on very light and did not cover any redness or acne spots as...


56 reviews
Marcelle New-Age Anti-Wrinkle Make-Up
There are so many different kinds to try. I try this out just to see if it really works . Well i was surprise because it worked great it covers a lot


58 reviews
CoverGirl TRUblend Liquid Foundation
i have been using this for over a 2 years now and i wont change ever unless they change how they make it..works great with oily skin


49 reviews
Revlon PhotoReady Foundation
This product is amazing and I wish I could only list Pros, but unfortunately there is one huge con that I personally think ruins the product, and is the reason I won't be buying it again. Pros: Price was good, it was on sale for about $9. I like that it comes in a pump, the...


52 reviews
CoverGirl Outlast Stay Fabulous 3-in-1 Foundation
This is a fantastic drug store priced foundation. There is a large range of colors for almost every skin type. I have combination skin and find that this foundation will last for 8 hours without touch ups. This product will give you almost full cover with more of a matte...


32 reviews
Revlon 24hr ColorStay Foundation
Simply best blends in so well u won't feel u are wearing one. This is real hit for my skin. Love it


28 reviews
L'Oreal Studio Secrets Magic Perfecting Base
I loved this product because it made my skin feel smooth and flawless. It worked better then many of the higher priced products that I have used.


40 reviews
Revlon ColorStay Makeup w/Softflex
I really like this foundation. The colour matches my skin very well. With the right primer, it stays on my face for hours and it gives me the perfect coverage that I want. One even layer is all I need.


44 reviews
Pur Minerals Pressed Mineral Makeup 4-in-1
Amazing coverage. I never thought that I would be able to use a powder, due to my sensitive combo skin (I always end up looking dried out and flaky), however, Pur Minerals Pressed Mineral Makeup manages to make my skin look flawless while not drying it out. Would highly...


35 reviews



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