Pick the best foundation according to your skin tone.
Foundation is the first and most important step in makeup. However, most women hate using foundation as instead of the flawless texture we see on celebrities, in real life, we are left with cakey, flaky skin.
There can be 2 reasons. A: it depends on the type and formula of foundation you are using and B: it also depends pretty much on the application as well. You have to try and test a few foundation to find your holy grail. The foundation should match your skin complexion and should hide your imperfection seamlessly.
We have put together a few affordable foundations that you can pick as a part of Affordable Makeup series.
Maybelline New York Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation combination (Rs 575)
This foundation comes in tons of shades, which means you can easily find the one that perfectly matches your skin complexion. Plus, this range has foundation for both dry and oily skin. If you want to make your foundation look like your skin, then this foundation is surely for you. It is light-weight and gives a natural look.
Nykaa SKINgenius Sculpting & Hydrating Foundation (Rs 575)
This foundation has 5 shades that matches Indian skin tones. Even though it feels light-weight on the skin, it does gives you good coverage and that lit-from-within-glow. It suits both dry and oily skin.
This foundation has quite a fan following among makeup bloggers. It is perfect for normal to oily skin. It blends well and gives natural matte finish. The packaging is little off, however, it blurs out pores and uneven skin tone very smartly.
L.A Girl Pro Coverage Illuminating Liquid Foundation (Rs 920)
If you've dry skin, then, this foundation is perfect for you. It gives a glowy, dewy finish to the skin. It blends well on to the skin, hiding all the imperfections. If you have oily or combination skin, you need to apply a powder or compact to take the shine away. Use your damp beauty sponge for application for the best results.
Oriflame the One illuskin foundation (Rs 799)
If you're looking for everyday, sheer to medium coverage foundation, pick this one. You don't need a brush for the application. Most of the customers with Indian skin tone pick this foundation in the shade natural beige as it has yellow undertones.