The Best Foundations For A Luminous Finish
The Best Foundations For A Luminous Finish

The Best Foundations For A Luminous Finish

At this time of year, it’s not uncommon for skin to look dry – especially under make-up. Here, make-up artist and beauty editor, Laure Sejean shares her favourite hydrating foundations that will leave skin looking radiant and healthy, no matter the climate…
By Amrita Singh
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Images: SHISEIDO | SUMMER FRIDAYS | SISLEY

All products on this page have been selected by our editorial team, however we may make commission on some products.

The Sheer Skin Tint, AED 195 | Summer Fridays

“This Sheer Skin Tint is formulated with hyaluronic acid and skin-smoothing squalene, so it nourishes while also providing sheer, buildable coverage. The lightweight, fluid formula evens out skin tone, leaving behind a radiant, dewy finish that’s perfect for days when you don’t want to feel anything too heavy sitting on the skin.” 

Available at ApothecaBeauty.com

 


IT Cosmetics CC+ Nude Glow

“IT Cosmetics CC+ Nude Glow contains skincare ingredients like niacinamide, hyaluronic acid and green tea extract – which is why this multitasking formula hydrates, colour corrects and imparts a beautiful and natural-looking radiance. The lightweight texture seamlessly blends to provide sheer to medium coverage, and it contains SPF, making it perfect for everyday wear.”

Available at Sephora.ae

Terracotta Le Teint, AED 255 | Guerlain

“This product is sunkissed radiance in a bottle. Infused with moisturising ingredients like vitamin E, it hydrates the skin and is enriched with tan booster pigments, so it offers that natural holiday-skin finish all year round. Apply it using a kabuki brush for an even, air-brushed finish.”

Available on Ounass.ae


Bounce Always Radiant Skin Tint, AED AED 112 | beautyblender

“Infused with hyaluronic acid, this deeply hydrates the skin, while vitamin C brightens and revitalises. This weightless formula effortlessly evens out skin tone for a flawless finish and it comes in 20 shades, so there’s something for everyone.”

Available at Sephora.ae


Second Skin Dewy Finish Foundation, AED 145 | Sculpted By Aimee

“Ideal for normal to dry skin and everyday wear, this medium coverage foundation blends seamlessly for a second-skin finish. It’s full of hyaluronic acid for long-lasting hydration and collagen production – which is the perfect combination for radiant, healthy skin.”

Available at Faces.com

Sublime Perfection Foundation, AED 317 | Pat McGrath Labs

“This foundation is the epitome of luxury. The formula is infused with a vita-serum complex which is designed to lock in hydration, whilst diamond core powder technology enhances skin texture and smooths the appearance of fine lines. It’s also very buildable, so you can go as light or as heavy as you want.”

Available at Sephora.ae


Teint Fétiche Foundation, AED 280 | Louboutin

“Louboutin Beauty’s latest foundation comes with a luminous and hydrating formula. Containing a plethora of moisturising ingredients, diamond powder also creates a radiant glow on the skin. Expect a satin finish that looks elegant and luxe.”

Available at Bloomingdales.ae


Phyto-Teint Fluid, AED 355 | Sisley

“Formulated with botanical extracts like gardenia, woodmallow and linden blossom, this foundation nourishes and revitalises the skin, leaving it feeling and looking luminous. The formula is lightweight and offers sheer to medium coverage, that leaves behind a bare-skin finish.”

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Skin Radiant Foundation SPF 30, AED 228 | Shiseido

“The hero ingredient in this foundation is the light reflecting powder, which blurs imperfections while also enhancing radiance. The lightweight formula offers buildable coverage for a flawless finish, and with light-adjusting technology and mandarin peel extract, it refines and smooths skin to help you get that lit-from-within glow.”

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Right Real Flawless Weightless Perfecting Foundation, AED 245 | Laura Mercier

“This foundation is a game-changer. The innovative formula delivers impeccable coverage without feeling too heavy on the skin – the result is velvety radiance thanks to antioxidants like camelia seed, vitamin E and cacao extract. Designed to blur imperfections and even out skin tone, it promises improved skin texture with regular use, and it’s also sweat and humidity proof.”

Available on Sephora.ae

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