Zeroing in on a foundation for your skin is like going through a beauty minefield to discover your sweet spot. As the skin type varies, from oily to dry, or acne-prone, the recommended loop plug changes too. Here we compile a list of India’s top-selling foundations and their respective shades.
12 top-selling foundation & shades
Maybelline New York Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation
Maybelline’s Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation is what you need if you are looking for a weightless foundation with a matte finish. It reduces the appearance of pores to negligible and has blurring micro-powders for oil absorption for the whole day. It has a good stay and does not dry too fast. It applies quite smoothly and you can take your time to blend it to perfection. It works for skin types from oily. Also, it comes in 14 shades and you can pick the most suitable one.
Lakme Absolute Illuminating Foundation
This foundation has a smooth and creamy and smooth consistency and blends perfectly. It is from Lakme’s Absolute range and it evens out the skin tone to hide blemishes, uneven skin tone, and redness. It gives a dewy finish rather than matte, so it becomes a must to try.
M.A.C. Next to Nothing Face Color Foundation
This foundation by M.A.C. gives a natural look and light coverage, which is enough to blur out flaws and still look natural. It has a fluid smooth like texture and gives a dewy look. You should moisturize before application if you have dry skin.
The Body Shop Fresh Nude Foundation
This product is curated to make your skin feel fresh and comfortable for long hours. It is liquid in form and comes with sun protection. It does not clog pores, so it safe if your skin is acne-prone. It gives a slightly matte and dewy finish.
Clinique Anti-Blemish Solutions Liquid Make-up
This is the best foundation for you if you have issues of acne and redness. This foundation creates medicated ingredients that prevent breakouts. The foundation is not irritating for the skin and provides moderate coverage. You should use primer too if you have oily skin.
M.A.C. Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation
This foundation gives you an absolutely flawless and smooth finish with a matte. It is very to work with and blend. It has ingredients that allow the skin to breathe, so it does not feel like you are wearing anything heavy.
Lakme 9 to 5 Primer + Matte Powder Foundation
This primer plus powder foundation comes in gorgeous packaging and has separate cases for both the things. It has a creamy and silky texture and blends very well to conceal fine lines, but it does not give anything major. If you have dry skin, use a moisturizer beforehand.
Clinique Beyond Perfecting Powder Foundation + Concealer
This powder foundation lasts all day long in spite of the humidity and sweat and does not clog pores. The coverage can be built up to medium levels. It comes with a sponge and is quite handy and efficient.
Bobbi Brown Skin Weightless Powder Foundation
The foundation comes in a mess-free packaging with a decent mirror. It has a very silky and oil-free texture. It works well on dry skin too as long as it is moisturized. It leaves a natural and matte look which stays for hours.
The Balm PhotoBalm Powder Foundation
This foundation has a unique packaging and is very easy to blend on the face. This powder is best for oily skin and for a good matte finish.
Deborah BB Cream 5 In 1 Foundation
This foundation has a creamy texture and it gives you perfect and natural-looking coverage. It is hypoallergic and moisturizes the skin along with providing UV protection.
Rimmel Match Perfect Cream Compact Foundation
This creamy foundation has a perforated compartment that has a sponge. It should be applied in a thick and creamy way for the best results. Use a moisturizer before if you have dry skin, as it will enhance dry patches.