6 Lightweight Foundation Alternatives Your Skin Will Love
If you find yourself cheating on makeup with your newfound devotion to skincare, know you’re not alone. No-makeup makeup is high on the list of trends we’re trying to perfect through the spring, summer and potentially as long as we can get away with it. But no matter how many skin-loving products you use, nor how strictly you go about your morning and nighttime regimen, you’ll probably find yourself hoping for a little extra coverage to even out your complexion, conceal imperfections and add some glow. The solution? Foundation alternatives that celebrate your own, healthy skin to get the best of both worlds when it comes to mixing makeup and skincare.
We’ve selected some of our favorite foundation alternatives on the market that you probably haven’t tried yet. Check out our picks, ahead.
Lancôme Skin Feels Good Healthy Glow Skin Tint, $45
For sheer to natural coverage, Lancôme Skin Feels Good Healthy Glow Skin Tint is a brand new option that will help you perfect the no-makeup makeup look. For more coverage, build the product onto trouble spots, and follow with your favorite concealer if needed.
Urban Decay Naked Skin One and Done Complexion Perfector, $36 USD
A low maintenance multitasker every lazy gal need to get their hands on, Urban Decay Naked Skin One and Done Complexion Perfector blurs imperfections, nourishes skin and protects it from sun damage. For extra hydration, apply the product after your daily moisturizer.
IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Foundation, $39.50 USD
For a new, buildable product that will make your skin look and feel amazing, try IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Foundation. At first, the texture feels rather rich, but once you blend it in, it leaves your skin looking even, dewy and generally flawless.
YSL Touche Eclat All-in-One Glow, $59
YSL Touche Eclat All-in-One Glow has five star ratings nearly across the board. Coverage is buildable from light to medium, and the product also contains skin-loving ingredients like hyaluronic acid and SPF 23.
Perricone MD No Foundation Foundation Serum, $60 USD
This lightweight serum from Perricone MD will leave your skin with a semi-matte finish. Dispense three to four drops of the product into your palm and apply evenly over your face to camouflage imperfections, for sun protection and improve the appearance of firmness in your skin.
Giorgio Armani Crema Nuda Supreme Glow Reviving Tinted Cream, $150
To enhance your skin tone and texture, apply Giorgio Armani Crema Nuda Supreme Glow Reviving Tinted Cream after your skincare and primer routine. The product contains transparent pigments suspended in a water based texture that will make your skin look beautifully glowy and smooth while blurring imperfections.
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