If you’re looking for the best foundation, make sure it’s a foundation stick! I know, I know, if you’ve been used to a regular foundation applicator bottle your entire life, the switch to a stick can seem a little daunting. Change is difficult but trust us, every handbag needs one.
The majority of us find it hard to dedicate half an hour in the morning to apply makeup, I mean we’d much rather snooze. So if that’s the case, you probably spend your daily commute applying your makeup in a hurried rush on the train. No easy feat by any means. The struggle of having to pump your foundation onto your hand whilst making sure you don’t knock your elbow into the person next to you-is real. And don’t get me started on dropping your lid so that it rolls down the isle. Nightmare.
But ladies and gents, this is the 21st century and we can’t get enough of the latest foundation sticks, which make it super easy to apply and get full coverage without all the faff.
Whether you have, dry, oily or combination skin, there is a foundation stick to suit every skin type and shade.
It’s literally your makeup miracle in a stick and you could apply it with your eyes shut (okay maybe not).
Have a browse through our pick of the best foundation sticks…
Easily portable but painful to your purse if you lose this beauty on your travels. Nevertheless this premium foundation stick is worth every penny for it’s unique, rich and creamy formula. It’s rich in hydrants and perfect for a smooth finish, bye bye pesky imperfections.
It’s a cult bestseller for a reason! With 31 shades to choose from there is guaranteed to be a shade for everyone in this collection. This classic has been reformulated with a transparent base and skin tone correct pigments for a balanced, natural finish. Packed with olive extracts and shea butter, your skin will be as smooth as a baby’s.
This foundation looks cute but means big business. It’s moisturising formula means it blends easily and can transition from a slight touch up to full-face coverage. Creamy not oily, you can guarantee this will last you all day and with none of the shine. Choose from 10 shades.
NYX has soon become everyone’s favourite go to brand so it’s no surprise that their foundation stick is a fast seller. It’s luxurious formula is easy to apply and blend and can be used on certain areas that need extra attention or your full face. We love.
It’s a classic handbag essential. Max Factor’s Panstick has a lovely, rich and creamy texture that creates a dewy, fresh, everyday foundation look.
As the name suggests, this is your go to foundation stick for ultimate, long lasting, flawless skin. So flawless, that it’s specially formulated for the film and TV industry’s most advanced technology. So bloggers and vloggers, this one’s for you! Despite its super coverage, it still leaves skin looking natural and radiant. And guess what, it has hyaluronic spheres for serious hydration.
Wave goodbye to shine as this stick has an anti-shine core and ulra-light formula with powders to instantly absorb excess oil. It’s flawless skin made easy.
Say hello to one of the most diverse ranges of foundation stick shades yet, the Anastasia Beverly Hills Foundation Sticks.
The formula of these foundation sticks are ideal for combination or oily skin and are guaranteed to give you a flawless coverage with minimal effort.
Hydrating, weightless but still ah-mazing coverage – this foundation stick promises the globally loved Double Wear Foundation but in a handbag friendly stick – yay!