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Acne blemishes, rosacea, scars, dark spots… Many people with these skin imperfections want to see spot run. Unfortunately, blemishes don’t disappear that quickly. But you can cover them up with a foundation made for evening out discolored, blotchy skin. No one will ever suspect that your skin tone is anything less than photo-ready.
From a lunchtime stroll on a sunny and humid day to a girl’s only all-nighter, you’re foundation has got to last. Foundation that doesn’t stay put won’t keep your blemishes hidden. An extended-wear foundation has got – and will keep – you covered. Look for one that lasts 12 hours or longer. It should glide smoothly and dry quickly, so you can put in more face time with your friends – not the mirror.
Your foundation should let you choose if you want a barely-there, low maintenance look or a show-stopping, stage-presence look. Highly pigmented foundations that blend and spread evenly across your skin let you adjust your level of coverage. You can put on one or two layers of foundation for overall coverage and then concentrate more foundation over your skin’s problem areas. You’ll have more natural-looking coverage without blemishes peeking through.
You don’t have to cover your entire face in thick, cake-like liquid to mask your skin’s imperfections. With lightweight, silky foundations, there’s no chalky complexion or plastic-mask face. There’s only breathable coverage that enhances your natural skin tone. Because there’s more pigment in spot-concealing foundations, the formulation is less heavy and dense. It’s light enough to let people see the real you, but the high pigment concentrations keep them from seeing too much.
If you've ever bought a foundation that was even one shade too light or too dark, you are probably familiar with the nagging feeling that someone will notice your face doesn't quite match your hands.Your foundation can be long-lasting, lightweight, and layerable, but if it doesn't match your skin tone, it still won't be the best foundation for you. Make sure the brand that you're considering offers a wide range of shades from light to medium to dark.