Best Foundation: 20 For Your Best EVER Skin

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The best bases for *every* skin type...

From the best matte foundation for oily skin, to the best full coverage long lasting foundation that is guaranteed to hide everything, to the best foundations for dry complexions, There is something for everyone.

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First up, coverage is key. The best foundation for combination skin might not be the best for ageing skin, so taking the time to pick your perfect formula really is worth it. Whatever your skin type, you can be sure there is something in here for you.

Whittled down from hundreds, each one of these has been tried and tested and they are all worthy of a spot in your makeup bag, all you have to do is click through our gallery to find your skin’s perfect partner.

There’s everything from lightweight formulas like MAC’s Next To Nothing Weightless Face Colour, £27, which looks and feels virtually undetectable, to hard working full coverage ones like Kat Von D Lock It Liquid Foundation, £27, which is so long-lasting it’ll stay put for a whopping 24 hours!

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(Because who says flawless skin has to break the bank when you have the best drugstore foundations at your fingertips?). We even found the best foundation for dry skin, with Clarins ultra-hydrating True Radiance Foundation, £27, which will soothe parched patches and give a model-worthy glow.

It’s not just formulas, a large variety of shades are important too. Baremineral’s Barepro Liquid Foundation, £29 comes in 30 shades and Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty Foundation, £26 comes in an impressive 40.

No matter what your skin type, dry, combination, dull, patchy, mature… We’ve got the foundation that’ll get you looking gorgeous in no time. So there’s no excuse not to have picture-perfect skin with these make-up artist-approved picks. And for more tips, take a peek at our Foundation Hacks round-up.

So, if you’re stuck in a make-up rut and want to ace your base, it’s time to get clicking and check out our ultimate round up. Trust us, your skin will thank you for it!