Cream foundations are as decadent as they sound: emollient, moisturising, and rich to the touch. Cream bases have a more viscous consistency that stay put when you dollop them on the skin instead of sliding down your face and can do much better justice to your complexion if your skin is on the drier side, dry, dull or if your skin is what you’d call mature. Either way, these are super winter friendly foundations.
To find out which cream foundations are the crème de la crème……keep reading.
This foundation has been around for a while now, though this newer oil-free version is ideal for those who want to avoid the extra glow that the moisturising edition offers. Recommended by makeup artists, it is adored for its ability to build up without looking cakey, not to mention how easy it is to blend. To get a sheerer finish, try using a damp beauty blender which helps to disperse the pigment.
This foundation has long been praised by makeup artists, bloggers, and beauty editors alike. And while it certainly doesn’t come cheap, a little goes a long way, and the natural-yet-glowing finish is tough to beat. It has a good range of colours and works on all skin types, take note oily skin types : This one could be a great option for you.
This foundation is loved for its maximum coverage and ability to last all day without budging. Some have been known to use this base to conceal scars and tattoos. The best part? Despite its high coverage, it never comes off cakey or mask-like.
La Mer’s cult-favourite foundation is a given if your in the market for a flawless, silky-smooth foundation with extra moisture. Infused with the brand’s signature Miracle Broth, it offers the skin SPF coverage, antioxidants, and a virtually poreless finish. Plus, the foundation’s Colour Capsule Technology keeps the colour static throughout the day—regardless of heat or humidity.
The love for this foundation is equally glowing as the luminous finish it delivers. It feels weightless and comfortable on your skin (you can thank the water-based formula for that) and it smooths so effortlessly over the complexion – yes, even dry patches. It also claims to improve your skin’s texture and tone with daily use, which we’re not complaining about!