The big base edit
Is your perfect foundation an impossible dream? Not anymore! Read on for your best coverage.
Find your perfect foundation
when it comes to makeup, foundation is, quite literally, the base to any look – and yet it’s the hardest product to get right. Until now. With so many new formulas and shade extensions, there is something for everyone, regardless of your skin type or colour. Don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, we’ve quizzed the pros and tested the latest innovations to ensure that acing your base has never been so easy. “Before choosing your foundation, consider your skin type, so you get the right formulation for your skin,” says makeup artist Kirstin Piggott. Once you’ve figured out your skin type, think about the coverage. “For oily skin, choose a product that is non-oil-based, like a mineral powder that will control sebum while giving you a flawless complexion,” advises makeup artist Tania Grier. “If you have dry skin, opt for a liquid- or cream-based formula with skincare benefits. Combination skin types should combine matte and hydrating foundations to the areas where needed.