The Best Foundations With SPF, According to Our EditorsJune 01, 2020
We know you know that sunscreen is key to great skin. To make SPF an unforgettable part of your beauty routine, try grabbing a foundation that also contains sun protection. Of course foundation isn’t a replacement for your everyday SPF coverage, but it is an addition that’ll keep your skin even more protected from sun damage and UV rays, especially now that summer is on the horizon. Because there are so many foundations with sun protection to choose from, we’ve rounded up some of our faves to help narrow down the playing field.
This full-coverage, oil-free formula is like a foundation, moisturizer and sunscreen in one. The foundation hydrates, mattifies oily skin, smooths lines and blurs imperfections without the cakey-looking finish that sometimes comes with full-coverage products.
The anti-aging properties from Lancôme’s popular Rénergie line have been infused into this long-wear, medium-coverage foundation that contains micro-pearls for a radiance boost, as well as SPF 27.
This hydrating foundation was formulated with mature skin in mind. It contains vitamin B3 to lock in moisture and brighten and won’t settle into fine lines and wrinkles throughout the day. Major bonus: It contains SPF 50 broad-spectrum sun protection.
This liquid foundation provides full coverage in a lightweight, airy formula. It’s buildable with a velvet-matte finish, making it the perfect base for any day or night look. With broad-spectrum SPF 25, this pick will help protect your skin from UVA and UVB rays and have you looking polished and natural every day.
Dermablend’s high-performance cream foundation has seriously amazing coverage that leaves skin looking smooth and free of blemishes. It boasts up to 16 hours of smudge-free and transfer-free color, plus SPF 30.
Perfect and protect your skin with Maybelline’s Dream Urban Cover Flawless Coverage Foundation. The ultra-lightweight formula contains a chemical SPF 50 and antioxidants to shield your skin against both the sun and harmful environmental aggressors. It covers imperfections seamlessly and leaves your skin with a natural yet buildable finish and zero white cast.