If you have been blessed with dry skin, you know the incredible feeling of throwing on layer after layer of rich, creamy moisturizer into the bottomless barrel of your skin like you’d coins at a wishing well, in hopes that your wish shall be granted. Of course, it takes only a couple of hours for your face to crack up with every smile you don and by the time the clock hits noon, most of your makeup has settled into dry grooves, making your face a patchy mosaic of sadness. Awesome, isn’t it?
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Okay, okay- I am sorry. But you don’t need to accept this perpetual state of flaky flaws because flawless makeup is only a step away. All you need to combat the dry skin problem is a foundation formula that is moisture-retentive and hence, capable of infusing your skin with the hydration it needs to get through a whole day. And while you may not be particularly ‘blessed’ with dry skin, you are blessed to have landed on the page that can direct you to the best foundation for dry skin.
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We have picked the best moisture-laden formulas that not only contain the skin soothers and hydrators (like glycerin and hyaluronic acid) to serve your purpose but are extremely light on both your skin and pocket! So, if you wish to thank us ‘deep-ly’ for saving you from the dreich-y dullness of your current foundation settling in your skin’s ‘deep,’ dry grooves- go ahead and do it now- because in about a moment from now, you’d be digging deep into a list that has not one or two but seven worthy competitors in the running for the best foundation for dry skin. Be prepared to love us (and your skin):
1. Revlon ColorStay Makeup For Dry Skin
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A light-weight, water-based formula that helps you flaunt flawless skin by covering up spots, diminishing blemishes, dark circles and patchy skin, the Revlon ColorStay Makeup formula is the ideal choice for sporting a radiant and glowing skin tone. Buy it here.
2. L’Oréal True Match Lumi Healthy Luminous Makeup
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The L’Oréal True Match Lumi Healthy Luminous Makeup formula hydrates and smoothes your skin, by lending it a dreamy glow. It’s lightweight formula provides even and complete coverage, transforming your skin into a satin-perfect canvas for further makeup. Its extreme hold pigments fight makeup meltdown and maintain a luminous glow round the clock. Buy it here.
3. Maybelline Fit Me! Dewy + Smooth Foundation
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Available in six shades (ivory, medium beige, natural buff, sun beige, toast, toffee), the Maybelline Fit Me! Dewy + Smooth Foundation is a 25% anti-shine perlite formula with micro blurring powders and a matte finish that lends the skin an even coverage and flawless finish for that perfect selfie! You can get the item here.
4. E.l.f. Beautifully Bare Foundation Serum
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The weightless silky formula melts into your skin for a radiant and youthful looking base. The luminous, dewy finish helps to boost suppleness and minimize the appearance of pores and fine lines for flawless coverage. The broad spectrum formula protects your skin from against sun damage and the infused vitamin extracts and essential oils serve to brighten, restore and nourish the skin by lending color and radiance. Buy the foundation here.
5. Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Tint
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An oil-free, non-comedogenic formula, the NEW Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Tint applies flawlessly while instantly hydrating the skin, leaving skin smooth and fresh all day long. The foundation moisturizes and plumps the skin for 24 hours and creates a natural, moisturized and fresh look. You can buy the product here.
6. CoverGirl CG Smoothers All-Day Hydrating Makeup
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Designed with a special AquaCurrent technology, the CG Smoothers All-Day Hydrating Makeup provides super-moisturization by plumping your skin and lending it a dewy, hydrated and fresh feel for a maximum of eleven hours. You can grab it here.
7. Rimmel Lasting Finish 25H Foundation With Comfort Serum
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Rimmel’s Lasting finish 25H Foundation with Comfort serum lends you a dewy, flawless finish that lasts over a day. You can buy the product here.
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