If the foundation is not right, your entire look can go for a six! It’s a series of trials and errors before you find your picture perfect foundation. It should be closest to your natural skin tone, provide enough coverage to hide nasty acne marks and not make you look blotchy. Here are 6 of our favourite photogenic foundations to help you get started.
PS: For better results, clean and moisturise your face. Follow it up by applying a primer that helps your foundation set in and last longer. Also, do not ignore the ears and neck when applying foundation. It shows in pictures!
1. Lakme 9 To 5 Flawless Matte Complexion Foundation
Lakme 9 to 5 range is THE range for good quality products without overspending. The foundation comes in 3 shades that’ll go well with most Indian skin tones. When you want a quick cover up for everyday office, the 9 to 5 range ensures it hides basic flaws and gives you an even tone finish. As the name suggests, it’s long lasting.
Price: Rs 550. Buy it here.
2. Maybelline Dream Liquid Mousse Foundation
Super blendable, that’s the one word to describe this foundation. It’s oil-free, so absolutely great for summer months. Plus, you require very little of the product to give you a natural radiance. Comes in 6 shades so you’re definitely going to find one that suits your skin tone.
Price: Rs 625. Buy it here.
3. Colorbar Perfect Match Foundation
This is an ultra-light foundation that doesn’t add unwanted shine on your face. It’s safe for sensitive skin and, we promise, it won’t make you look cakey or blotchy. The foundation comes in 3 shades. However, we wouldn’t recommend it for major coverage. But, for skin that needs an even finish and glowing effect, buy this!
Price: Rs 725. Buy it here.
4. L’Oreal Paris Feather Foundation
Want a gorgeous luminous glow for perfect pictures? This foundation ensures it! It leaves you with a long lasting dewy look which is just what every girl craves. Provides heavy coverage and comes in 7 different shades. That’s heaven! However, for those with dry skin, make sure you moisturize well before putting it on.
Price: Rs 1,350. Buy it here.
5. MAC Mineralize Moisture SPF 15 Foundation
A great foundation for those with dry skin since it moisturizes your skin as well. The foundation imparts a sheen to your skin while providing medium coverage. It comes with SPF formula so that’s an added advantage. And guess what, it’s got 18 different shades!
Price: Rs 3,000. Buy it here.
6. Bobbi Brown Long Wear Even Finish Foundation SPF 15
Bobbi Brown works her magic with this super awesome foundation! It’s great for all skin types and gives full coverage without looking cakey or layered. And it leaves your face looking dewy and naturally radiant. It’s our go-to foundation for wedding functions. Comes in 20 different shades so you can choose the one closest to your skin tone.
Price: Rs 4,300. Buy it here.
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Published on Dec 22, 2015