7 Luxury Foundations Worth the SplurgeJuly 16, 2021
It’s no secret that we love an affordable beauty buy, but every once in a while, we like to treat ourselves to a splurge-worthy product or two. After all, some products are truly worth a higher price tag — especially the ones we put on our faces every day, like foundation. If you’re in the mood to treat yourself, consider doing so on one of these complexion-perfecting luxury foundations. Trust us, you won’t regret it.
Valentino Beauty Very Valentino Foundation
This 24-hour liquid foundation comes in 40 shades, offers a demi-matte finish and has a lightweight feel. It works to keep you feeling comfortable and moisturized all day long — plus, it’s totally transfer-resistant.
Giorgio Armani Beauty Neo Nude Foundation
If you’re a fan of the no-makeup makeup look, meet your new daily staple. The formula offers light, buildable coverage and contains ingredients like hyaluronic acid and emollient oils to keep skin hydrated and nourished throughout the day.
Lancôme Rénergie Lift Makeup Foundation
This medium-to-full coverage foundation is more than makeup. The formula is infused with the same anti-aging properties that are found in the brand’s powerful Rénergie skincare line. In addition to evening out the complexion, fine lines and wrinkles look smoother.
Kevyn Aucoin The Etherealist Skin Illuminating Foundation
This silky foundation has a semi-satin finish and contains light-diffusing particles for a dewy, airbrushed look. Reviewers love that it offers substantial coverage, but doesn’t look or feel heavy.
Giorgio Armani Beauty Luminous Silk Foundation<
This award-winning foundation is beloved by beauty editors and makeup artists everywhere. Its weightless formula has buildable coverage, offers a healthy-looking glow and dries down to a skin-like, demi-matte finish. It really does look like silk on skin.
If you’re looking for an oil-free formula that’ll last all day, consider your search over. This long-wearing matte formula is available in 45 shades and won’t cake or crease thanks to oil-control pigments like perlite and silica.
YSL Beauty All Hours Natural Matte Foundation
With buildable coverage and a breathable formula, YSL All Hours is a must-have. A little goes a long way to cover your entire face. You definitely get your money’s worth with this formula — and catch a little glow in the process.