12 Best Foundations
We put tons of foundations up to a face-to-face challenge -- see which makeup is the reining champ
What she thought: "With a ruddy complexion like mine, I need a foundation with a decent amount of coverage -- something this formula definitely does provide. The trick is, most foundations with good coverage make me look like I've got a fine coating of makeup on (which, granted, I do -- but you don't need to know that, do you?). The sponge blender helps work the makeup into my skin, so it looks pretty natural. Application-wise, the makeup is housed in a dial-up stick; I loaded the sponge with makeup by swiping against the stick, then blended into my skin. Not the easiest thing in the world, and so not my go-to choice for touch-ups on the road. The formula is more matte than dewy, and those with aging skin may find it too drying, but just about everyone else -- particularly those whose complexions need evening out -- will find this a good choice. Oh, and the sponge is worth a mention, as it might very well be the cutest thing ever -- shaped like giant pink lips."
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