3 Foundations you can count on for flawless skin

Perfection is not a myth


By Su Fen Tan

3 Foundations you can count on for flawless skin

The struggle is real: for those of us not blessed with perfect skin, at least, the need for a good foundation is crucial to the art of flawless skin. Thankfully, long gone are the days of the powder foundation with a cakey, unnatural finish. In its place, lightweight foundations with desirable coverage and other skin-enhancing properties are a mainstay on most beauty shelves. Whether you fancy a matte or dewy finish, you may just want to add these foundation picks to your beauty routine:

Lancôme jumped on the cushion compact bandwagon in 2015, and has since become the leading cushion brand in Asia—so you know you’re in for something good with the new Blanc Expert Cushion High Coverage. Borne from the innovative Polar technology, this cushion foundation bears a creamier, velvety texture, offering maximum coverage and a lively, rosy complexion for up to 12 hours. Another major plus of this beauty saviour? Its SPF 50+ protection feature, and we all know how damaging the sun can be for our skin.

Lancôme Blanc Expert Cushion High Coverage will be available at all Lancôme counters nationwide from March 2016 onwards.

So this isn’t technically a foundation, but the NARS Velvet Matte Skin Tint SPF 30 does its job as a tinted moisturiser so well, it saves the extra step on days where you only require a lighter, more natural coverage. The oil-free formula delivers soft-matte perfection with all-day protection, masterfully blurring imperfections and giving an even skin tone with a velvety-smooth finish. The sun protection and skincare benefits definitely amps up its covetable factor, and it promises a texture so lightweight and comfortable—you’ll barely feel you have anything on.

NARS Velvet Matte Skin Tint SPF 30 is now available at NARS Suria KLCC, Pavilion KL, Mid Valley Megamall and Parkson Gurney Plaza.

Not sure what brush to use with your liquid foundation? By Terry solves that problem with the ingenious Light-Expert. Featuring a built-in light perfection foundation brush, this anti-blemish, anti-shadow, anti-dullness (phew!) foundation flaunts a lovely featherlight texture that offers a more sheer but buildable coverage. Convenient and practical, it’s the perfect foundation for the woman on-the-go. Luminous, flawless skin is made easy as pie.

By Terry is available at Kens Apothecary and Sephora stores in Malaysia.


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