New season – New foundation, we say! Here’s our pick of the very best new formulas that you need – NOW!
Is your skin getting drier now that we’re heading into winter? Does your summertime foundation not give enough coverage or look too dark on you now? Does your current foundation leave your skin looking flat, and dull?…
If you’re nodding in agreement, maybe now is the perfect time to change up your foundation so your skin can get back to looking it’s gorgeous, glowing self… and this picture of Katy Perry’s flawless complexion wouldn’t just be a pipe dream!
Now with the clocks turned back and the cooler weather settling in, it’s important to choose a foundation that works with your skin, not against it, so you stay looking and feeling great for longer.
Here are our top five latest and greatest new foundations that have just arrived, or are about to hit the shelves very soon. We thought we’d give you a quick rundown of why they’re so amazing, and why you need them!
- COVERGIRL Ready Set Gorgeous Foundation, $19.99, and Concealer, $14.99, available this month from Kmart, The Warehouse & selected Pharmacy and Countdown stores.
If you’re the queen of selfies a flawless complexion is a must, because let’s face it, a filter can only do so much!
Luckily the COVERGIRL Ready Set Gorgeous oil-free foundation delivers a medium coverage and a shine free look that lasts all day without clogging your pores. And with 12 different shades to choose from, it’s not hard to find the right match.
Try out the matching concealer too for extra coverage. With both products under $20, they’re a winning combo.2. Clinique 2-in-1 Beyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer, $64, available now at leading department stores and all Clinique counters. This tone-adapting, full-coverage foundation smoothes on the skin like a foundation but covers like a concealer – perfect for hiding those pesky pimples in one go.
It’s delivers 12-hour wear and is formulated with a special polymer formula that adapts to different skin conditions like oiliness or extreme dryness. Great for those with sensitive skin, it’s allergy-tested and 100 per cent fragrance-free.3. Bobbi Brown Intensive Skin Serum Foundation SPF25, $105, available April 13th from selected department stores and Farmers.
Why settle for just great coverage when you can have a foundation and a skin boosting serum in one? This clever product is the first of its kind as a fusion of skincare and make-up that beautifies skin from the inside out. This has a light-to-medium coverage that can be built, and after prolonged use your skin will continue to look firmer, smoother and more radiant. Win. win!
4. Nude by Nature Pressed Mineral Powders, from $34.95, from Farmers stores nationwide now.
All you mineral make-up lovers listen up! Nude by Nature’s new pressed powders are now mess free and work together perfectly for a flawless base. The Natural Mineral Cover Foundation gives medium to full coverage, the Mattyifying Veil set’s your make-up in place and stops shine in it’s tracks, and the Matte Bronzer is perfecting for contouring and adding a subtle warm glow.
The new, thinner packaging is also a perfect size for your make-up bag too!
5. Yves Saint Laurent Fusion Ink Foundation, $97, available April 20th from selected department stores, Farmers and pharmacies.
If you’re hunting for a foundation that gives you magic model skin, look no further than this! Delivering flawless coverage that lasts 24 hours, and all the while still feeling ultra-light on the skin, this foundation is absolute luxury. With a new and exciting technology this magic foundation can absorb four times its weight in sebum, contributing to skin feeling soft and comfortable with a matte texture.
Have you found your holy grail foundation yet?
Keen to try any of these beauties?
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Text: Elise Wilson