Some foundations offer a glow, others offer a matte finish. But what about options that put skin care at the forefront, too? These seven foundations include skin-bettering ingredients such as peptides and hyaluronic acid to deliver a younger, more plump-looking complexion.
L’Oréal True Match Nude Hyaluronic Tinted Serum ($20)
Key Ingredients: Hyaluronic acid
Ultralight and blendable, this serum-like formula delivers just the right amount of coverage to fade imperfections while still imparting a youthful glow. Plus, it’s easy enough to blend out with your fingers, a sponge or a brush.
Valentino Very Valentino 24 Hour Long Wear Liquid Foundation ($67)
Key Ingredients: Peptides, hyaluronic acid
Available in 40 shades, this medium-coverage formula can be layered without caking or drying out the skin. Plus, it also contains SPF 26 for added protection.
Kosas Revealer Skin-Improving Foundation ($42)
Key Ingredients: Niacinamide, hyaluronic acid, squalane, peptides
Along with the impressive list of skin-care ingredients found in this second-skin foundation, it also boasts an impressive SPF 25, making it a must for the skin-care obsessed.
bareMinerals COMPLEXION RESCUE Natural Matte Tinted Moisturizer ($37)
Key Ingredients: Squalane, kaolin clay, hyaluronic acid
Oil-free and long-wearing, the brand’s latest addition to their Complexion Rescue range (home to the number-one Skin-Improving Tinted Moisturizer in the U.S.) proves to be worth the wait.
Danessa Myricks Beauty Yummy Skin Serum Foundation ($34)
Key Ingredients: Jojoba oil, squalane, hyaluronic acid
This hydrating, fluid foundation delivers a serious dose of radiance and glow, making it ideal for dry to normal skin types.
Charlotte Tilbury Beautiful Skin Medium Coverage Liquid Foundation ($46)
Key Ingredients: Hyaluronic acid, rose complex
Created to literally improve skin while you wear it, this pore-blurring, shine-reducing, radiance-boosting foundation does it all and then some—it even holds Kate Moss’ stamp of approval.
Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Wear Care & Glow Foundation ($57)
Key Ingredients: Hyaluronic acid, mandelic acid
Offering a long-wear finish and a smoothing, hydrating formula thanks to exfoliating mandelic acid and hydrating HA, this option leaves behind a youthful-looking glow.
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