The Best Foundations for Dry Skin
Even when properly prepped with a moisturizing skin-care routine, dry skin makes applying foundation no easy feat. Flaking, rough patches, sensitivity and tightness only become worse when the wrong foundation is thrown into the mix. The trick is to look for formulas that contain hyaluronic acid and other hydrating ingredients to keep your skin moisture-packed and comfortable. Ahead, we rounded up six of our favorites to help keep those dry patches at bay.
Born To Glow is the perfect match for a dry, dehydrated complexion. This silky formula has a finish that will not only even out any skin-tone or texture, but it will also amp up your skin’s natural radiance.
Dry skin types can benefit from this hydrating, long-wear foundation that can provide up to 24 hours of coverage. Both lightweight and creamy in texture, Pro-Glow Foundation can hide the look of imperfections, all while boasting a dewy skin finish. As a bonus, the medium-coverage foundation is also formulated with sunscreen.
Going for the no-makeup makeup look? This breathable foundation will give you radiant, even-looking skin without hesitation. The formula offers a sheer tint of color and hyaluronic acid that will give your skin a healthy-looking glow.
This dewy foundation contains SPF 18 and hydrates and smoothes the skin's texture. You’ll love the way this fan-favorite concentrate banishes rough patches for a naturally luminous finish — we sure do.
A full-coverage foundation that delivers flawless wear? You bet. YSL’s All Hours Foundation won’t cake, dry or flake. The formula — which contains sunscreen — offers a flawless matte finish. The best part? It can be used on all skin types.
If uneven skin tone, hyperpigmentation and redness are skin concerns of yours, this liquid foundation deserves a spot in your arsenal. Buildable and lightweight, the hydrating formula can provide the skin with SPF 25 protection and up to 16 hours of wear.