Choosing the best foundation for oily skin, dry skin, or combination skin
When it comes to picking out the perfect foundation, it’s definitely not one size fits all. Sure, it might look amazing on your friend, but there’s no guarantee that you’ll see the same results when you apply it to your skin. Why? Simple – different skin types have different needs, and what works for someone with oily skin isn’t necessarily going to do the job for a person with dry or sensitive skin. Understanding what type of foundation is going to work best for your skin type can feel like a bit of a chore, so let’s find out together! We’ve put together a quick rundown of what to look for when you’re exploring foundations for dry skin, oily skin, and combination skin. Check it out, right here.
The best foundation for oily skin
But resisting shine is only half the battle. Has your makeup started sliding off your face at 1pm slightly too many times for comfort? You’re not alone, and fortunately, there are plenty of foundations for oily skin that could form part of the solution. 24H Fresh Wear Liquid Foundation 390 Ebony is both sweat-proof and transfer-proof, which makes it ideal for people who struggle with their makeup sliding off or transferring due to excess oil.
For best results, foundations for oily skin should be paired with other mattifying skin care products, including facial cleansers, exfoliates, face masks, and moisturisers. Throughout the day, feel free to touch up your foundation with powder for quick adjustments while you’re on the move.
The best foundation for dry skin
When you’re searching for foundations for dry skin, look for anything offering hydration or luminosity, which makes L’Oréal’s Skin Paradise Tinted Moisturiser a perfect choice! Enriched with aloe vera, ginger, and witch hazel, it’s a great option for anyone after that “no-makeup” feel. Alternatively, you could try the True Match Liquid Foundation, which is enriched with hyaluronic acid, making it ideal for dry, dull, or ageing akin.
Want some advice? Add a little bit of water to your foundation before you apply it – it’s a smart way to add moisture without ramping up the oiliness. And remember, taking care of dry skin isn’t just about applying the right foundation, but taking it off properly at night – try micellar water to avoid drying your skin out even more!
The best foundation for combination skin
So, last but certainly not least, what’s the best foundation for combination skin? Well, you may be surprised to know that it’s already made an appearance! Although 24H Fresh Wear Liquid Foundation 390 Ebony is great for people with oily skin, it’s also a suitable choice for anyone with combination skin (i.e. oily skin in some parts of your face, dry skin in others).
Top tip – a matte liquid foundation could be ideal, as it can help to reduce oiliness without being too harsh on the drier areas of your face.
Want to learn more about the best foundations for dry skin, oily skin, or combination skin? Find your perfect match with L’Oréal’s foundation range, here.
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