12 Foundations Loved By Beauty Insiders | sheerluxe.com
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Your search for a new foundation ends here – from cult buys to big brand bestsellers, we went straight to the experts to find out which foundations they couldn’t be without…

Anti-Blemish Solutions Liquid Makeup, £22.95 | Clinique

“Offering incredible coverage for oily to blemish-prone skin, this oil-free foundation will conceal and control breakouts in one fell swoop.” – Kate Kerr, facialist

Light Analysing Moisture Foundation, £29 | Astalift

“This is my best kept beauty secret. Created by Fujifilm, this stellar foundation uses clever light technology to quite literally transform your skin.” – Tor Cardona, SL Health & Beauty Editor

Nude Finish Tinted Moisturiser, £25.08 | Bobbi Brown

“For skin that actually looks like skin, this lightweight, creamy moisturiser has you covered. It instantly covers redness and unevenness and leaves skin glowing.” – Vanita Parti, Founder of blinkbrowbar

Les Beiges Healthy Glow Foundation, £33.30 | Chanel 

“A smooth, glide-on formula that leaves my skin feeling fresh and radiant for the entire day. Plus, it’s available in a wide range of natural-looking shades and it’s packed with SPF 25.” – Jane Cunningham, British Beauty Blogger

Luminizing Moisture Tint, £33 | Jouer Cosmetics

“This has been a staple in my beauty kit for years and I keep going back no matter what I try – it’s packed with anti-ageing antioxidants, has SPF and gives a glow that genuinely lasts all day.” – Alexia Inge, Co-Founder of Cult Beauty

Ceramide Ultra Lift and Firm Makeup, £29.70 | Elizabeth Arden

“It was my mum who got me into this – she’s been wearing it for years. If you’re after a super moisturising base that lasts all day and gives just the right amount of dewiness, this is the one.” – Astrid Carter, SL Deputy Editor

Sheer Glow Foundation, £33 | John Lewis 

“It depends on the occasion but for day-to-day wear I couldn’t be without this foundation. It offers good coverage without looking too heavy and it stays put all day.” – Nicola Haste Chapman, Co-Founder of Pixiwoo

Velvet Matte Skin Tint, £30 | NARS

“Offering a light but perfectly matte finish, this cult foundation actually works over time to improve the skin and offers an impressive SPF 30.” – Millie Kendall, Co-Founder of BeautyMART

Flawless Liquid Foundation, £22.50 | Nude by Nature

“If you’re on the hunt for a foundation that’ll nurture your skin, try this. Made with baobab fruit extract and a whole host of antioxidants, the formula feels like a second skin and melts seamlessly into the skin.” – Justine Jenkins, celebrity make-up artist

Oxygenating Foundation, £45 | Oxygenetix

“Packed with hyaluronic acid, this is my go-to for a flawless face. It provides the perfect amount of coverage and lets the skin breathe.” – Dr Nigma Talib, naturopathic doctor

Coverage Foundation, £5.90 | The Ordinary

“This foundation has caused a serious stir and it’s not hard to see why – it offers an impressive full coverage yet it’s super lightweight and leaves skin smooth and semi-matte. Plus, it’s just over a fiver.” – Fleur De Force, beauty blogger and YouTuber

The Etherealist Skin Illuminating Foundation, £47 | Kevyn Aucoin

“This clever serum foundation really does create that dewy, lit-from-within glow and is particularly good for drier skin types.” – Margaret Mitchell, Buying Director at Space NK



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