Celebrity Makeup Artists Say These Foundations Are Best for Dry Skin
By Danielle Fontana , Associate Editor |
Dry skin has a mind of its own, so when it comes to your foundation, picking one that will keep skin dewy, not flaky, is key. If the latter sounds all too familiar, take one of these foundations out for a spin— makeup artists' orders.
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Celebrity makeup artist Dusty Starks swears by this hydrating foundation that gives the most beautiful "luminous, subtle
glow" to dry skin. "It glides on smoothly and won’t cling onto any
dryness. Plus, it can be built up without ever looking cakey."
Kosås Tinted Face Oil ($42)
Justin St. Clair, makeup artist to the stars, describes this oil as a weightless, lighter-coverage formula. "It's perfect for enhancing the complexion and leaving the skin supple and beautiful."
"This foundation blends beautifully and provides even, medium coverage," says celebrity makeup artist Katie Danza. But it gets better: "Since it's La Mer, it contains their famous Miracle Broth, which is packed with antioxidants and keeps your skin super hydrated—and it has SPF 20! It's pricey, but worth it."
Starks says this celeb-favorite foundation literally melts into the skin. "It’s creamy, lightweight, moisturizing finish works wonders for drier skin that needs a boost of hydration. The finish is like second skin."
"This product is iconic for a reason," says Danza. "It's definitely lighter coverage, but it makes skin feel moist and hydrated while evening out skin tone and protecting it with SPF 20. I think everyone should own this!"