ACE YOUR BASE

Count on these primers, foun­da­tion and BB cush­ions to cre­ate the per­fect can­vas

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66 BEST FOUN­DA­TION MAT­TI­FY­ING Never worry about hav­ing to touch up with the Yves Saint Lau­rent Beauté All Hours Foun­da­tion,

$98 (25 ml), a 24-hour long-wear foun­da­tion that is wa­ter­proof and trans­fer-re­sis­tant, but also com­fort­able to wear all day.

67 BEST MAKEUP PRIMER

SPLURGE: The Marc Ja­cobs Un­der (cover) Per­fect­ing Co­conut Face Primer, $69 (30

ml), con­tains co­conut wa­ter to hy­drate skin as it smoothens and preps skin for foun­da­tion to go on. 68 MAKEUP SET­TING SPRAY The set­ting spray that sets the stan­dard for all set­ting sprays, the Ur­ban De­cay All Nighter Pol­lu­tion Pro­tec­tion

En­vi­ron­men­tal De­fense Makeup Set­ting Spray, $50

(118 ml), not only helps your makeup stay put, but is now in­fused with an­tiox­i­dants to help skin de­fend against free rad­i­cal dam­age.

69 BEST FOUN­DA­TION HY­DRAT­ING

The Max Fac­tor Healthy Skin Har­mony Foun­da­tion, $27.90

(30 ml), is a smart foun­da­tion that adapts to skin, of­fer­ing 24-hour hy­dra­tion but keep­ing skin matte at the same time. 70 BEST BB CUSH­ION RA­DI­ANCE SAVE: The LANEIGE Lay­er­ing Cover Cush­ion & Con­ceal­ing Base, $43 (14g + 2.5g), is the per­fect blend of a con­cealer and cush­ion foun­da­tion, pro­vid­ing long-last­ing and high cov­er­age that bright­ens as well.

71 BEST BB CUSH­ION BRIGHT­EN­ING A cush­ion with amaz­ing cov­er­age, the Ma­monde Bright­en­ing Cover Pow­der Cush­ion, $32

(15 g), bright­ens skin nat­u­rally and leaves a pow­dery matte fin­ish.

72 BEST FOUN­DA­TION - SHEER/NAT­U­RAL COV­ER­AGE

SAVE: The Ben­e­fit Hello Happy Soft Blur Foun­da­tion, $49 (30

ml), is a light­weight foun­da­tion that blurs out im­per­fec­tion but feels like noth­ing on skin. 73 BEST FOUN­DA­TION - SHEER/NAT­U­RAL COV­ER­AGE SPLURGE: In­fused with skin-lov­ing caviar

74 BEST BB CREAM

Not just a primer that al­lows foun­da­tion to go on eas­ily, the

Anessa Per­fect BB Base Beauty Booster, $30.90 (25 ml), strength­ens the foun­da­tion against sweat, while pro­tect­ing skin against UV dam­age.

75 BEST CON­CEALER DARK SPOTS A cult favourite,

the Clé de Peau Beauté Con­cealer,

$105, un­der­went a re­for­mu­la­tion and now in­cludes SPF on top of ev­ery­thing you love about it – feather­weight tex­ture, amaz­ing cov­er­age and a melt-in-yourskin ap­pli­ca­tion.

76 BEST CON­CEALER UN­DER EYE A con­cealer that lasts through any­thing life throws at it, the

Ur­ban De­cay All Nighter Wa­ter­proof Full-Cov­er­age Con­cealer, $40 (3.5

ml), has an amaz­ing 24-hour for­mula that con­trols shine and is wa­ter­proof at the same time. 77 BEST MAKEUP PRIMER SAVE: In­stantly blur your skin and make it flaw­less and smooth with the Bour­jois Healthy Mix Blur­ring Primer, $18 (20 ml). 78 BEST BB CUSH­ION HY­DRA­TION With a hy­drat­ing for­mula that quenches parched skin, the Pony Ef­fect Ev­er­last­ing Cush­ion Foun­da­tion, $59.90, melts into skin with­out look­ing cakey.

79 BEST BB CUSH­ION ANTI-AGE­ING En­riched with propo­lis ex­tracts from Ama­zo­nian bees, the

CNP Propo­lis Am­pule In Cush­ion, $54 (2 x

15 g), cre­ates a nat­u­ral glow while form­ing a mois­ture layer over skin to keep it hy­drated all day.

wa­ter, the La Prairie Skin Caviar Essen­cein-Foun­da­tion, $365 (2 x 15 ml), glides on skin to give it a seam­less fin­ish.

80 BEST FOUN­DA­TION - RA­DI­ANCE

With the Shi­seido Fu­ture So­lu­tion LX To­tal Ra­di­ance Foun­da­tion E, $122

(30 ml), a rich and vel­vety-smooth full­cov­er­age foun­da­tion, you’ll get that youth­ful glow and smoother, firmer-look­ing skin.

81 BEST CC CREAM

De­vel­oped with

plas­tic sur­geons, IT Cos­met­ics Your Skin But Bet­ter CC+ Oil­Free

Matte SPF 40+,

$62 (32 ml), of­fers colour cor­rec­tion, anti-age­ing ben­e­fits, sun pro­tec­tion and full cov­er­age in a handy tube.

82 BEST FACE BRUSH

The Shi­seido Makeup Daiya Fude Face Duo,

$65, is a dual-ended brush that has a sil­i­cone ap­pli­ca­tor to mimic fin­gers as well as a fluffy end to help blend out pig­ments.

83 BEST FOUN­DA­TION BRUSH Fluffy and lush, the

Sephora Col­lec­tion PRO Feather­weight Com­plex­ion Brush,

$44, is ideal for use with both liq­uid and pow­der foun­da­tions, of­fer­ing even cov­er­age with­out any streaks.

84 BEST SET­TING POW­DER An ul­tra-fine set­ting

pow­der, the Hour­glass Veil Translu­cent Set­ting Pow­der, $76 (10.5 g), has lightre­flect­ing pig­ments to dif­fuse im­per­fec­tions while help­ing makeup stay put. 85 BEST SPONGE FOUN­DA­TION AP­PLI­CA­TOR

The Orig­i­nal beau­ty­blender, $32, helps you achieve a flaw­less foun­da­tion blend with its aquaac­ti­vated foam, and in­sanely bouncy and soft tex­ture. 86 BEST BLUSH CREAM The light­weight mousse tex­ture of the Shi­seido Makeup Min­i­mal­ist Whipped­Pow­der Blush, $48 (5 g), blends eas­ily onto skin to lend a translu­cent veil of colour that lasts for up to eight hours.

87 BEST BLUSH POW­DER With shades that flat­ter Asian skin

tones, the CLIN­IQUE Cheek Pop in Gin­ger Pop, $40 (3.5 g), gives skin a nat­u­ral-look­ing flush that lasts.

88 BEST HIGH­LIGHTER Un­apolo­get­i­cally sparkly, the FENTY Killawatt Foil Freestyle High­lighter

Duo, $54 (8 g), has metal­lic pig­ments that glim­mer with a foil-like fin­ish to bring at­ten­tion to the high points of the face. 89 BEST FOUN­DA­TION - MEDIUM TO FULL COV­ER­AGE With 18 ad­di­tional

shades added to the

M.A.C Stu­dio Fix Fluid Foun­da­tion SPF 15,

$68 (30 ml), this iconic foun­da­tion boasts a 24-hour wear and matte fin­ish.

90 BEST CON­CEALER ANTI-ACNE The Medicube Red Con­cealer, $29

(5.5 ml), is a non­come­do­genic and high-cov­er­age con­cealer that con­ceals blem­ishes and pim­ples, with­out fur­ther ir­ri­ta­tion. 91 BEST BB CUSH­ION MAT­TI­FY­ING The edgy Yves Saint Lau­rent Beauté Le Cush­ion En­cre De Peau, $92 (15 ml), is a light­weight, yet full-cov­er­age cush­ion that leaves a nat­u­ral, vel­vety-matte fin­ish.

92 BEST BB CUSH­ION RA­DI­ANCE SPLURGE: Achieve an un­ri­valled and youth­ful glow with the

Lancôme Ab­solue

Cush­ion, $140, a high­cov­er­age cush­ion that is in­fused with il­lu­mi­nat­ing gold pig­ments and high SPF rat­ing. 93 BEST CLEANSER FOR MAKEUP TOOLS Not ev­ery­one has the pa­tience nor time to wash their sponges every day, but that doesn’t mean you have to suf­fer from poor hy­giene. Spray on the beau­ty­blender

In­sta­clean, $26, to rid gunk from your tools eas­ily.

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