These foundations can also fix your skin problems
Fri, 21 October 2016 11:06AM
Who doesn’t love a multi-tasking product? Answer: no one. While there’s a time and place for complicated, multiple-step routines, finding yourself a product that can do more than one thing effectively is like finding out KFC has brought back Hot ‘n’ Spicy chicken – it can really make a gals day.
Foundation has come a long way. Where once it was merely a tool for evening out your skin tone and covering up redness and other annoying skin stuff, these days loads of them also feature skin loving ingredients. Whatever your skin issue, there’s a foundation that’ll go the distance and not only give you some fab face coverage for the day, but work on giving you amazing skin in the process.
Maybelline New York SuperStay Better Skin Foundation
This foundation promises better skin in 3 weeks – 3 weeks! This is due to their ‘Actyl-C’ forumula, which makes this foundation the first one to be full of vitamins for the brand. As part of their SuperStay line, it’s also not going to leave you with less coverage than you’d like. This is definitely a medium coverage foundation you can take to full with an extra layer, and yes – like their OG SuperStay formula, it lasts for ages.
Elizabeth Arden PREVAGE Anti-Aging Foundation
Trying to fight the signs of ageing? This foundation boasts Idebenone1, a potent antioxidant, along with Vitamin C. Together, these help to protect skin from enivronmental factors that can prematurely age the skin. There’s also moisture pigments in here to keep skin hydrated, meaning a more flawless finish and less obvious fine lines.
Cover FX BB Gel Mattifying Anti Blemish Treatment
Got pimples? Oily skin? This BB gel contains 1% Salicylic Acid to help clear pores and therefore prevent spots, while thyme extract clarifies skin. Oh, and it also has a hydrating clay that claims to retain 8% of its weight in water, so even though it’s working to mop up excess oil and fight blemishes, it won’t dry out your skin.
Bareminerals Complexion Rescue Gel
This light to medium coverage gel is all about the hydration – marine botanicals assist to give moisture lacking skin a big hit, while mineral electrolytes help energise.
E.L.F Acne Fighting Foundation
This little inexpensive guy has a HUGE cult following – just one Google of it and you’ll come across scores of rave reviews from it’s fans. With salicylic acid, witch hazel, camphor and tea tree in the formula to help fight the bacteria and clogged pores associated with acne breakouts, this foundation also contains aloe to soothe irritated skin.
Bobbi Brown Intensive Skin Serum Foundation
A cross between a serum and a foundation, this super nourishing emulsion contains lychee, bamboo grass and cordyceps mushroom extracts to support the skin’s cellular energy.
Shiseido Synchro Skin Lasting Liquid Foundation
This almost undetectable natural-looking foundation boasts Mother of Thyme extract to prevent skin damage that can be caused by oxidation, as well as St Johns Wort extract to guard against skin roughness.
Lycogel Breathable Camouflage
Lycogel includes their ‘Lyco-Complex’ gel base, which contains 12 active ingredients including oxygen to give skin a boost while still providing coverage. The gel base is key with this – it’s designed that way to help delivery the actives in the best way, so your skin is actually benefitting from them.
Posted by: Melissa Mason