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7 Best Foundation - Take Your Pick

By Olga

A lot of women stay away from** foundation** because more often than not, the ones that they’ve encountered only dehydrate their skin, is a tone or two lighter **than their real skin tone, can be **too sticky or can basically be a blotched mess after a few hours. In today’s list, however, we’re giving you 7 highly recommended foundation products for you to choose from. Feel free to incorporate putting on foundation in your everyday makeup routine and see how picture perfect your skin will look:

1 Chanel Pro Lumiere Professional Finish Makeup Foundation SPF 15

**What Chanel Says: **

****Chanel Pro Lumiere Professional Finish Makeup Foundation SPF 15 contains breakthrough oil-free formula that provides medium-to-full coverage, with a flawless, professional, semi-matte finish. Can be blended for a soft, natural look or built up for greater sophistication.
Chanel Pro Lumiere Professional Finish Makeup Foundation SPF 15My Opinion:

What makes this Chanel foundation one of the best is the semi-matte beautiful finish you actually get. And the best part, you won't have to use your blotting paper every other hour as this foundation will keep your T-zone looking fresh and oil free for hours. And it also has SPF 15, which is enough if you are staying in the city. What I also love about this foundation is the luxurious packaging and how long this fabulous product lasts.

**Best Foundation for: **

****Oily and combination skin that required medium to full coverage.

**What Makes This Foundation The Best: **

• this is the perfect foundation for oily and combination skin types
• this Chanel foundation gives the most beautiful semi-matte finish
• the foundation goes on smoothly
• the texture is very light
• the foundation stays in place for many hours
• it comes in 23 shades, so you are bound to find your perfect color
• it has SPF15

Possible Complaints:

• this high end Chanel foundation is pricey, so please, make sure you choose the right shade. Ask for help at Chanel beauty counter in a nearby Department Store.

Price: $54 at Chanel.com

2 Laura Mercier Silk Creme Foundation

Laura Mercier Silk Creme FoundationThis Laura Mercier foundation is oil-free (very important for a foundation!) and is long-lasting. If you want fresh and healthy looking skin, try this one. Your skin will be radiant. If you also need to cover up some skin blemishes, this can do the trick.

“I just found this foundation and I can not believe the way it makes my skin look. I have horrible malasma from being pregnant, and it covers it completely. I was really unsure because it is so freaking expensive, but now I am hooked. I will definitely be buying this again.”

- by rochelle99

3 LORAC Breakthrough Performance Foundation

LORAC Breakthrough Performance FoundationLORAC is also oil-free **and can help delay the formation of wrinkles! This is because it’s an **anti-aging foundation that has SPF 14, which can help protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays.

“I love this foundation! Lorac’s entire prime and perfect lineup is a great start for a flawless face, but this foundation really completes the look. It has a creamy, thicker consistency than some (not runny at all), and you only need a small amount to cover the entire face. Plus, the formula is very buildable - if you want more coverage in a certain area, or want to apply more later in the day before going out, it still looks natural. One thing I’ve found is that if you use your fingers to apply instead of a foundation brush, you can rub in circular motions (the way you would apply moisturizer or night cream) and get heavier coverage.”

- by megheartsshoes
4. Make Up Forever Mat Velvet
LORAC Breakthrough Performance FoundationExclusively sold at Sephora, this product is a shine controlling, oil-free, water-resistant, complete coverage liquid foundation that can help cover up those blemishes **and **imperfections. Long lasting too!

“This foundation has superb matifying effect. I am certain now that I don’t need loose powder to set the foundation as it’s matte enough.”

- Jojoba, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
5. Perfekt Skin Perfection Gel
LORAC Breakthrough Performance FoundationThe Perfekt Skin Perfection gelis a great buy because it’s an all-in-one vitamin enriched, sweat-resistant and water-resistant foundation. You can easily put this on and it is easily absorbed since it’s in gel form.

“This is a primer and foundation in one and it’s a great price. I’ve tried many foundations, always hoping the next one will make me look better than I actually do. This is a fantastic find!

I do Love this for days when I don’t need much coverage. I have huge pores, and this fills them in nicely and mattes down my skin for the day. It also does wonders for my redness and fine lines.”

- Michelle, cosmetics and beauty expert
6. Stila Sheer Color Tinted Moisturizer SPF 15
LORAC Breakthrough Performance FoundationStila’s foundation is one of my favorites in this lot. Sheer yet color tinted, this foundation is also a moisturizer **that has SPF 15. Hence, you can definitely say that this is a **sun-shielding tinted moisturizer.

“It will actually make your skin look better with silk amino acids, pomegranate extract, and White Willow Bark.”

- Jennifer and Christine, Beauty in real life
7. Make Up For Ever HD Invisible Cover Foundation
LORAC Breakthrough Performance FoundationBest foundation not only for artists but for the woman who wants to have amazingly flawless skin. The HD Invisible Cover Foundation is oil-free and will hide all imperfections known to mankind. Now that’s what I call ultimate coverage!

You can buy this gem of a product for $40 over at Sephora.

“It was created to compliment the skin yet make you look more amazing than ever…”

- Monique, passionate beauty lover, from Murrieta,US

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