“The List” All The Foundations I’ve Reviewed from Best to Worst

I’ve tried a LOT of foundations since I started my YouTube channel and it’s getting pretty hard to keep them all straight (even for me)! So in this post I’m ranking them from best to worst for a handy reference. I’ll update it whenever I review a foundation, so be sure to add a bookmark so you can check back often. I hope this will help you to find a great foundation for your mature skin!

Shop my Top Picks (Best for Normal to Combo skin):

 

Holy Grail:

Chanel Perfection Lumiere Velvet (Review) – Sheer to Medium coverage, best for normal to oily skin

L’Oreal True Match Super Blendable Makeup (Review) – Sheer to Medium coverage, best for all skin types

YSL All Hours Foundation (Review) – Medium to Full coverage, best for combo to oily skin

Best:

Shiseido Synchro Skin Lasting Liquid Foundation (Review) – Medium coverage good for all skin types

IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream (Review) – Medium coverage good for all skin types

Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Wear Moisturizing Foundation (Review)- Medium coverage good for all skin types

Estee Lauder Double Wear Light (Review) – Sheer to Medium coverage good for normal to oily skin

Philosophy Take A Deep Breath Cushion Compact (Review) – Medium coverage good for dry to combo skin

 

Shop my Top Picks (Best for DRY skin):

 

Too Faced Peach Perfect (Review) – Medium to full coverage good for all skin types

Boots No7 Stay Perfect (Review) – Sheer to medium coverage good for all skin types

Too Faced Born This Way (Review) – Sheer to Medium coverage good for all skin types

Wet N Wild PhotoFocus (Review) – Medium to Full coverage good for normal to oily skin

Urban Decay All-Nighter (Review) – Full coverage good for normal to oily skin

Clarins Everlasting New Generation (Review) – Full coverage good for dry or normal skin

Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Water Fresh (Review) – Sheer to Medium coverage best for dry skin

La Mer The Soft Fluid Long Wear Foundation (Review)

Revlon ColorStay Makeup for Normal/Dry Skin or Combo/Oily Skin (Review)

Armani Designer Lift Firming Smoothing Foundation (Review)

IT Cosmetics Celebration Foundation (Review)

L’Oreal Infallible Pro Glow

Maybelline Better Skin

L’Oreal Magic BB Cream

Laura Mercier Mineral Pressed Powder (Review)

Id bareMinerals Matte Loose Powder Foundation  (Review)

Shop the Best From the Drugstore:

 

Good:

Bobbi Brown Skin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation (Review) – Medium to Full Coverage for normal to oily skin

Bare Minerals BarePro Performance Wear Liquid Foundation (Review) – Medium to Full Coverage, best for oily skin

Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua (Review)

Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation (Review)

Milani Conceal + Perfect (Review)

Temptu Air Airbrush Foundation System (Review)

Guerlain Lingerie de Peau (Review)

Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk (Review)

Perricone No Foundation Foundation (Review)

The Ordinary Colours Coverage Foundation (Review)

MAC Face & Body (Review)

Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer

NYX Stay Matte But Not Flat Powder Foundation (Review)

Mac Studio Fix Powder  ( (Review)

Neutrogena Mineral Sheers Powder  (Review)

DiorSkin Nude BB Cream (Review)

Chantecaille Just Skin  (Review)

 

Just Okay:

Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion (Review)

Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum (Review)

Urban Decay Naked Skin (Review)

Giorgio Armani Power Fabric (Review)

Giorgio Armani Maestro (Review)

Maybelline Fit Me Matte & Poreless (Review)

Rimmel Lasting Finish (Review)

IT Cosmetics Confidence In A Compact (Review)

L’Oreal Infallible Pro Matte

Jane Iredale Pure Pressed Base (Review)

Cover FX Pressed Mineral Foundation (Review)

Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer (Review)

Laura Mercier Candleglow (Review)

Revlon Nearly Naked

CoverGirl Outlast Stay Fabulous 3-In-1 (Review)

YSL Le Teint Touche Eclat (Review)

Neutrogena Healthy Skin Liquid Makeup

Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer – Oil Free

Clarins UV High Protection Tint

Revlon Photoready Airbrushed

Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream  (Review)

Neutrogena Hydro Boost (Review)

 

Epic Fail (in no particular order):

Fenty Pro Filt’r (Review)

Koh Gen Do Aqua (Review)

Fiona Stiles Matte (Review)

Clinique Superbalanced Silk (Review)

Chanel Ultrawear (Review)

Lancome Ultra 24H (Review)

Anastasia Stick Foundation (Review)

Hourglass Seamless Stick Foundation (Review)

Charlotte Tilbury Magic Foundation (Review)

MUFE WaterBlend (Review)

YSL Touche Eclat Le Teint Radiance Awakening (Review)

The Ordinary Colours Serum Foundation (Review)

Tarte Rainforest of the Sea (Review)

Marc Jacobs Re(Marc)able (Review)

Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue (Review)

Dior DiorSkin Nude Air Serum Foundation (Review)

MUFE Invisible Cover Foundation (Review)

L’Oreal Lumi Cushion (Review)

Cover FX Custom Cover Drops (Review)

Marc Jacobs Genius Gel (Review)

Neutrogena BB Cream  (Review)

Maybelline Dream Pure BB (Review)

Lorac POREfection Foundation

IT O2 Foundation

Lancome Visionnaire (Review)

Nars Sheer Glow (Review)

Revlon Age Defying with DNA Advantage

L’Oreal Visible Lift Serum Absolute Advanced Age-Reversing Makeup

Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Treatment Makeup

Cover Girl & Olay Simply Ageless Foundation

Almay Smart Shade Anti-Aging Makeup

Bobbi Brown Luminous Moisturizing Foundation (Review)

Hourglass Veil Fluid Foundation (Review)

Rachel K CC Cream (Review)

Paula’s Choice Best Face Forward

Paula’s Choice Barely There (Review)

Hourglass Immaculate (Review)

Physicians Formula CoverTox 10 Wrinkle Formula face Powder (Review)

Revlon Age Defying with DNA Advantage Powder Compact (Review)

IT Cosmetics IT-O2 (Review)

Tarte BB Tintd Treatment 12-Hour Primer  (Review)

Bobbi Brown BB Cream  (Review)

Dr. Jart Rejuvenating BB+ Cream  (Review)

Smashbox Sheer Focus Tinted Moisturizer  (Review)

 

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