Top 10 luxury foundations


Most women, when creating a make-up, can do without a primer, powder, corrector or shadows, but foundation is like the basis of makeup. It is this cosmetic product, like a magic wand, that can correct facial skin problems in a matter of minutes: hide inflammation, even out tone, create the effect of matte or radiant skin. And sometimes tonal products even have a nourishing and anti-aging effect. The highest quality foundations can be found in the luxury segment. Such cosmetics are sold in specialized stores, where consultants are always ready to help.

The main and important difference between luxury cosmetics and the mass market is the composition. Such tonal products are made from higher quality, purer components, the concentration of which is higher. These creams meet all international quality requirements, and have a confirming certification of their maximum safety for humans. And, of course, the result! It is always better, faster and stronger. To simplify your choice, we have created a rating of the best luxury foundations, according to reviews from both cosmetology experts and ordinary customers.

TOP 10 best luxury foundations

10 Clinique Anti-Blemish Solutions Liquid Makeup

Clinique has a large number of “healing” cosmetics designed for problematic or inflamed skin, and Clinique Anti-Blemish Solutions Liquid Makeup foundation falls into this category. The product has the ability to reduce the production of sebum. According to experts, it is one of the best creams for skin with acne, microcracks and other inflammations.

The range of shades is not so wide — only 6, but this palette is universal, because it is represented by several options for moderately light shades, very light and one shade of medium tone. The product is applied easily, does not emphasize peeling. Can be applied with a brush or simply by hand. The coverage of the cream is quite dense, able to mask acne, acne, spots (post-acne) and other imperfections. Longevity is approximately 8 hours. The cream is sold in 30 ml bottles.

9 Yves Saint Laurent Le Teint Touche Eclat

The foundation from the famous brand Yves Saint Laurent captivates with its symbiosis of several properties at once. In addition to the main — masking, the product has an anti-aging, rejuvenating effect. The manufacturer even promises to relieve swelling and improve the turgor of skin cells. This effect is achieved due to the presence of needles in the extract. A fairly dense texture of the product allows you to mask even the most obvious skin imperfections: acne, small scars, pigmentation.

This foundation has one of the widest palettes of shades, because it contains 16 different tones. The light, barely perceptible texture covers the skin without drying or tightening it, without creating a mask effect. The foundation is really very resistant and stays on the face for at least 10 hours. As the best effect from the use of Yves Saint Laurent Le Teint Touche Eclat, the elasticity and velvety of the skin of the face is noted.

8 Helena Rubinstein Spectacular Foundation SPF10

The foundation from the American luxury brand, Helena Rubinstein, has been the leader in the number of positive reviews for several years in a row. The base creates a dense coating that does not rub, does not roll, withstands heat and moisture on the skin. One of the best properties of foundation is that it does not leave marks on clothes and skin. The courteous decision of the manufacturer was to award the cream with an SPF10 UV protection factor.

The product is presented in five natural shades. With regular use, the skin does not dry out, but on the contrary, it is moisturized thanks to the essential oils contained in the composition, which also nourish the tissues and improve their elasticity. Another component was pearl mother-of-pearl, due to which the finish of the coating is not matte, but radiant, dull skin acquires a natural healthy glow. The foundation is applied easily without creating a mask effect. The firmness of the cream varies within 12 hours.

7 Clarins Super Restorative Tinted Cream SPF 20

In addition to masking functions, Clarins foundation is aimed at caring for aging skin. For anti-aging properties, such a component is responsible in the composition as white eclipt extract, which saturates the epidermis with antioxidants, and persimmon perianth extract, which protects the collagen fibers of the skin from destruction, thereby preventing the appearance of new wrinkles. The microrelief of the skin of the face is significantly smoothed. The cream also contains a factor that protects against ultraviolet radiation.

Clarins Super Restorative Tinted Cream SPF 20 has an excellent staying power of 12 hours. The product does not dry the skin, but on the contrary, it nourishes, but the face does not sweat under it and the makeup itself does not flow in hot weather. The finish of the coating is not matte, but radiant with a golden natural shade of light tan. Owners of mature skin who have tried the foundation notice that the consistency of the product is thick, so it is very easy to overdo it.

6 Christian Dior Diorskin Forever Undercover 24H Full Coverage

This luxury foundation is available in one of the widest ranges of shades, from light and translucent to deep brown; from soft pinkish to golden and olive. The finish of the coating is matte and this effect, according to consumer reviews, lasts for a long time. The manufacturer itself promises durability up to 24 hours. Diorskin Forever Undercover 24H does not clog pores and gently evens out the microrelief of the face.

The tone withstands moisture and touch, so it will not spread on the street in the rain and will not leave marks on clothes or a mobile phone. Among other things, the texture of the product is very dense, much denser than other Dior lines, so Diorskin Forever Undercover 24H Full Coverage is the best product for problem skin or skin with strong pigmentation. Video reviews from beauty bloggers confirm that under a layer of cosmetics, the skin still breathes well.

5 Giorgio Armani Lasting Silk UV Foundation

Foundation from Giorgio Armani gives the skin an extraordinary radiance due to the presence of spherical light-reflecting particles in the composition. The cream is amazing in its properties: despite the slight natural glow given to the skin, the finish of the coating remains matte. The product lays down in a dense layer, but so even that it is practically invisible; without the effect of a mask on the face.

The palette of shades of the cream is quite wide, so everyone can choose the right tone individually. Giorgio Armani Lasting Silk UV Foundation perfectly hides light pigmentation and minor inflammation on the skin. Does not clog pores, does not “slip” and is perfectly washed off with micellar water and any other make-up remover. The tonal base confidently stays on the face for five hours, however, after that, a greasy sheen may appear, so it is advisable to apply powder on top.

4 Dolce&Gabbana Perfect Matte Liquid Foundation

The Dolce&Gabbana Perfect Matte Liquid Foundation is a luxury foundation that is ideal for oily and oily skin. One of the best properties of the cream is protection from wind and cold. The skin of the face is not weathered and does not peel off in the winter. It also contains UV protection factor SPF 20.

Among other things, the product has an anti-aging effect. It penetrates into the spaces between the cells and fills them, thanks to which the skin microrelief is evened out. The texture of the cream allows you to adjust the level of coverage depending on the number of layers applied to the skin: from light to impressively dense. To mask obvious imperfections as much as possible, it is better to use a brush. The tool is unpretentious, it also behaves friendly with the applicator, sponge, and fingers.

3 Lancome Teint Miracle

Lancome Teint Miracle is a foundation with SPF 15 that is perfect for all skin types, especially sensitive ones. The cream creates a medium-density coating, sufficient to mask freckles, redness, minor imperfections. The product is presented in a large number of shades: from the lightest to the saturated swarthy. According to reviews, the finish is not matte, but with a slight natural sheen.

Lancome Teint Miracle belongs to luxury cosmetics for a reason, because its durability is one of the longest — up to 18 hours. The tone contains an exclusive formula with biooptical pigments, liquid micro-mirrors and pearlescent pigments. Biooptical pigments neutralize redness, bruising under the eyes, uneven skin; pearlescent pigments give a slight sheen; micro-mirrors help maintain the radiance of the epidermis without the appearance of oily sheen.


This luxury treatment foundation contains ingredients that give the skin an incredible radiance — diamond powder and concentrated vanilla water, which not only has a pleasant aroma, but also soothes skin irritation and has regenerating properties. The range of shades is quite wide — 10 tones. The product is sold in a frosted glass jar, which is non-standard for foundation creams, without a dispenser. The kit includes a spatula for taking the product and a brush for applying it to the face.

In addition to the main camouflage function, the cream has a caring effect on the skin of the face. Caring qualities mean an anti-aging effect, as well as saturation of the skin with vitamins, increased cell metabolism. Responsible for this are tocopherol, squalane and adenosine. According to consumer reviews, durability is about 8 hours. The product can be safely called the best in terms of price and quality.

1 Valmont Elixir Des Glaciers

A luxury foundation made in Switzerland, Valmont Elixir Des Glaciers, is called by both experts and ordinary women the best way to hide imperfections and even out the tone of the face. The finish of the coating is matte. The product is easy to apply and does not clog pores. The high price of a foundation can initially scare away, but it will please its owner for a long time not only with a matting effect, but also with economical consumption.

The tool has an anti-aging effect, therefore, in addition to the function of leveling imperfections, it has a tightening effect on the skin of the face, especially the oval, and the amazing component is responsible for this — glacier melt water, which rejuvenates soft tissues. The composition also includes healing extracts of echinacea and sea buckthorn, which saturate the skin with antioxidants. The foundation is sold in only 4 shades, but they are all universal and suitable for the vast majority of women.

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