BEAUTY & THE BASE
A flawless face starts with a foundation tailored to you. Here’s a cheat sheet!
FOR THE... DEWY SKIN FANATIC
Maybelline New York Dream Satin Liquid Foundation $23.95 Are you after that luminous glow all day long? Try this luxurious formula infused with hyaluronic acid to boost skin hydration and leave it feeling youthful and fresh.
FOR THE... ‘NO MAKEUP, MAKEUP’ LOVER
Benefit Cosmetics Hello Happy Soft Blur Foundation $49 If you’re after foundation that looks like you’re not wearing anything, or hate the feeling of wearing any makeup at all, this super lightweight formula allows your face to breathe while mimicking real skin.
FOR THE... NATURAL BEAUTY FANS
Raww Wildberry Nourish Foundation $34.99 A natural foundation that doesn’t compromise on performance, this liquid is enriched with coconut water, rosehip oil and super berries to give skin a hydrated, luminous finish.
FOR THE... EXERCISE JUNKIES
Revlon Colorstay Full Cover Foundation $29.95 This lightweight, whipped formula provides 24-hour sweat-proof coverage – perfect for a full day in the office, including a gym session! Built-in primer means it doesn’t cake and blends seamlessly for a flawless complexion.
FOR THE... TIME POOR
Too Faced Peach Perfect Moisture Matte Foundation $52 The hugely popular range has just launched in Australia, including this bestseller smelling of sweet peach fragrance. Its velvety matt foundation controls oils and moves with skin for long-lasting wear.
FOR THE... OILIER SKIN TYPES
Max Factor Healthy Skin Harmony Miracle Foundation $36.95 Endlessly blotting? This formula offers all-day hydration, and oil absorbers for shine control. The semi-matt finish has SPF 20 and adapts to your skin to fight that 4pm shine.
Kate Winslet prefers the thinnest of thin layer of foundation for a natural look.