These Foundations Will Make People Ask Which Filter You Used

Everyone wants smooth, clear, objectively perfect skin, but very few of us can actually say we have it. Some people were born with it, and the winning combination of good genes, wholesome lifestyle habits, and just pure, dumb luck eludes the rest — but that doesn't mean you have no choice but to wear your redness and uneven texture on your sleeve whether you like it or not.

In the absence of the real thing, go ahead and fake it 'til you make it with the innovative pore-blurring, imperfection-masking, full-coverage foundations that will have the rest of the world fooled.

Every dark circle brightened, every acne scar diminished, and every skin tone accounted for — the perfecting foundations that will have everyone you know begging for your skin-care secrets, ahead. Because perfect skin is the only thing you should ever have to fake.

Buildable coverage and a natural matte finish (in 30 shades) make this foundation the best thing to come in stick form since Push Pops — and we don’t say that lightly.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Stick Foundation, $25.00 Buy
After the show, it’s the afterparty, and after the party it’s the hotel lobby... and with this light-diffusing foundation available in 24 shades, you’ll have flawless skin at every stop.
Urban Decay All Nighter Liquid Foundation, $40.00 Buy
Raindrop, drop top — you don’t have to be young, rich, or boujee to love the 24 shades of this silky, expensive-feeling foundation drops.
NYX Total Control Drop Foundation, $13.99 Buy
Rihanna’s gorgeous skin comes courtesy of genetics; ours is all thanks to the 40 pore-blurring, soft-focus shades of this next-level foundation.
Fenty Pro Filt'r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation, $34.00 Buy
If you don’t believe in the magic of this full-coverage (but totally weightless) foundation, which comes in 21 shades, just ask anyone on the original 25,000-person wait list.
The Ordinary Coverage Foundation, $6.90 Buy
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