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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

651 reviews

Maybelline New York Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation

566 reviews

I was previously using a foundation by Max Factor and that brand just doesnt seem to exist in Canada anymore so I reluctantly had to go on the hunt for a new foundation (I get nervous having to commit to a whole bottle of foundation only to find out after the first few uses that...
Maybelline New York Fit Me Hydrate + Smooth Foundation

624 reviews

I am very picky when it comes to my foundations because I always struggled with finding my shade. The Fit Me foundation was like a match made in heaven. One of the first bottles I picked up to test matched my skin tone perfectly. I've been using it ever since. A small amount...
L'Oreal True Match Liquid Foundation

331 reviews

This is my everyday choice of foundation, been using this foundation for years and have no side effects, the shade selection is wonderful and i would recommend this to anyone.
Maybelline New York Dream Cushion Fresh Face Liquid Foundation

195 reviews

This is my must have item in my make up bag. Gives you great coverage that stays on for long period of time. Easy to apply and comes in great packaging.
Maybelline New York Dream Liquid Mousse Foundation

252 reviews

It’s a good product. I just dont recommend using it for an all day makeup because it can make your face look oily. But overall i still recommend it. It doesnt feel heavy on the face
Maybelline New York Dream Matte Mousse Foundation

276 reviews

This foundation is so light and creamy. When applied to the skin it goes on evenly and covers all lines and flaws. The foundation although light gives a good coverage and lasts all day. Bargain price for such a good product.
CoverGirl & Olay Simply Ageless Foundation

203 reviews

I love this foundation! It works really well on small lines on my face. The best part is the Broad spectrum of 28. You may have to touch up if your face sweats and or gets wet.
Revlon ColorStay 24hr Foundation

152 reviews

This is my go to foundation and has been for years. I wear the fairest shade and it matches me perfectly. The foundation is full coverage and there’s the option to buy it for oily skin
CoverGirl Ready, Set GORGEOUS Foundation

148 reviews

C'est se fond de teint que j'achète maintenant depuis plusieurs année. Il est doux pour la peau, s'applique très bien et est très bon qualité prix ...
CoverGirl Outlast Stay Fabulous 3-in-1 Foundation

128 reviews

This review is for Classic Ivory - 910 which is one of the lighter shades, but I found it did give me a bit of sun-kissed glow. I think everyone wants to make their morning routine just that little bit quicker and this foundation makes that happen. Outlast all-day foundation...
L'Oreal Paris Infalliable Pro-Matte Foundation

117 reviews

This product is a must have!! I use to use Doublewear by Estee Lauder, But it does add up over the year in it being around $42 CAD a bottle and my sunglasses would pull it right off my nose in the summer, even with using a few different techniques, it just wasn’t “wowing”...
Revlon ColorStay Makeup with Softflex

128 reviews

I love this foundation! I use it every day. It lasts all day, and it makes your skin nice and smooth. I find I use less than other foundations and it does not look cakey. Highly Recommend.
CoverGirl Clean Oil-Control Liquid Makeup

150 reviews

When I opened this foundation, I did notice a scent which I can’t say I’m overly fond of. Despite this, I tried it anyway. The foundation is creamy and application was easy. I used a brush, but any method would work if that’s your choice. The color I tried was Creamy...
Maybelline New York Fit Me Foundation Stick

88 reviews

I usually always use this product in my everyday makeup even when I’m not applying my hole mAkeup routine for the day I will use a little of the fit me concealer under my eye or if I have a little blemish to hide!!
Pur Minerals Pressed Mineral Makeup 4-in-1

101 reviews

I have been using our mineral make-up for a few years now and I still love it! I find that this powder is amazing on my combination skin - not drying anything out, but keeping my face oil free all day long! I use the light powder and have no problems with it at all! Although...
Maybelline New York Super Stay 24H Full Coverage  Foundation

65 reviews

I love this foundation! It’s super duper full coverage ! Leaves skin looking super amazing & the foundation last all’s day . Make sure you set it good and you should be good ! Covers all blemishes and marks
CoverGirl TRUblend Liquid Foundation

108 reviews

This has to be the best foundation I’ve ever tried. Application was very easy as was blending. What was interesting to me was that it didn’t feel like I was wearing foundation, it was very light. The colour I used was Classic Ivory which is probably on the cool spectrum...
L'Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Glow Foundation

68 reviews

This foundation is light to medium buildable coverage, dewy finish, very hydrating, light weight, pretty good lasting power. I would recommend this for normal to dry skin types, however every type could wear this. Such a gorgeous skin like formula. I am a professional Makeup...
Revlon PhotoReady Foundation

108 reviews

I generally use a full coverage foundation but wanted something lighter for the summertime. It's a nice medium coverage foundation that is buildable but leaves my face with a nice glowy finish with just a hint of shimmer making it great for summer selfies. Goes on much lighter...