Five of the Best Foundations for Imperfection-Prone Skin


Clarins Truly Matte Foundation, £19.20 for 30ml
This hardworking formulation is excellent for those who find that their foundation slips halfway through the day due to oiliness. Truly Matte provides skin with a radiant boost and a longlasting matte finish, whilst a white nettle and sweet chestnut complex tightens and refines pores.

La Roche-Posay Toleriane Corrective Fluid Foundation, £14.50 for 30ml
This gentle formulation is perfect for those with imperfections and sensitive skin, offering ultra-fine coverage with a flawless finish. The naturally soothing properties of La Roche-Posay Thermal Spring Water respects sensitive skin and works to correct imperfections.

Givenchy Mattisme, £31.50 for 7.5g
If your skin is very oily you may prefer a powder finish that helps you to better regulate sebum production. The powder is shot through with absorbent microspheres that ensure an even, matte finish, alongside zinc spheres that cleanse the skin and silicone pigments that last and last.

Too Faced Amazing Grace Oil-Free Foundation , £24.50 for 30ml
Create the perfect canvas with this oil-free, lightweight foundation. The lightness of the formulation ensures that pores are not blocked, and the inbuilt Light Refraction Technology reduces the appearance of enlarged pores and imperfections. Even the most troublesome of skin looks smoothed!

Stila Natural Finish Oil-Free Makeup, £25.00 for 27ml
This lightweight base is perfect for those who want to diminish imperfections without a heavy feeling. The oil-free formulation offers medium coverage that dries to a semi-matte finish, so that the complexion still looks like natural, radiant skin. Finish up with a dusting of translucent powder for perfect oil control.

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