14 Foundations For Instant No-Filter-Needed Flawless Skin

14 Foundations For Instant No-Filter-Needed Flawless Skin
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Foundation is an actual must-have for no-filter-needed skin, making dreamy skin a reality in one simple step (plus a brush or Beauty Blender). Here's our tried and tested best liquid, cream and powder foundations out there...

Foundation is an actual must-have for perfect-looking skin. It makes a flawless complexion possible in one simple step (plus a brush or Beauty Blender) however tired, hungover or lacklustre your complexion is looking when you wake up. 

Whatever your skin type, we've tried and tested the best foundations in the industry to find you the ones you need to know about, that are actually worth your money, so you don’t have get a case of foundation regret when it’s just not quite right.

Whether you want serious coverage, a radiant au natch complexion or to fight that midday shine with a handy on-the-go (read: on-the bus) compact, there is one for everyone; you just need to find the best foundation for you and our InStyle Foundation Guide is just the place to find it. And for a bespoke foundation suggestion to help you get that supermodel glow, all you need is five minutes and a trip to our sister site Powder. Once you're there, they'll choose you one to suit your skin type AND budget.

It was a season of flawless glowy faces (to complement the mega statement eyes and lips). Recreate the autumn/winter fashion week looks by ditching the mattifying powder and leaving your foundation with a glowing sheen. Team with a pop red lip, like the models at Joseph.

Whatever your skin concerns, there WILL be a foundation to suit you. We’ve rounded up the best foundations for oily skin to help combat that shine and excess oil production and the best foundations for dry skin for you to create a just-been-on-holiday glow even when your complexion is lacking moisture.

There’s been a lot of foundation hype recently, with everyone from Giorgio Armani to NARS amping up their flawless complexion action. We’re loving Kiko’s Second Skin Foundation; with its easy-to-use dropper bottle, which keeps the ingredients active and the formula dirt-free, it smoothes on for perfect coverage – and it’s only £18.90. Woop!

With the festive holidays fast approaching, it's worth making the most of the shopping deals to stock up your beauty battle cupboards. With the best Net a Porter deals, Black Friday Amazon deals, best Black Friday makeup deals and best Black Friday beauty deals on the horizon, there's an opportunity to snag better for less this month. If you're having trouble wrapping your head around the shopping chaos, we've also put together a Black Friday shopping guide and a Black Friday sales UK page where we'll be collating everything from Black Friday engagement ring sales to Black Friday clothing sales.

RELATED: Black Friday health and beauty from our sister site Marie Claire UK

A new holy grail foundation is ideal Christmas gifts for her territory if you've got a beauty guru in your life - however if you want to go big this year, it's worth taking a look at our best beauty advent calendars and best Christmas makeup gift sets. (Tell your friend we said you're welcome.)

From MAC's classic Studio Fix foundation to Revlon's long-lasting liquid formula, shop our edit of the 12 best foundations you won't be disappointed with...

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