The Best Foundation You Need to Beat the Summer Heat!

It’s now June which means that summer is getting into full swing, and after being locked inside all year, everyone is ready to show their face again! So, what you may need, is a summer foundation that will stay on all day and all night!

Water parks, beach trips, or even just taking a quick trip to the grocery store, I don’t know about you but I am prepared to do it all. And I need makeup that can keep up!

That’s why I decided to find the best foundations that will outlast water, sweat, humidity or anything else life may throw at you. These 8 foundations listed below will ensure that you can look your best while having a hot girl summer!

Best Lasting: Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-In-Place Makeup

It may come as no surprise that my list is starting off with a classic cult favorite.

Double Wear is known for its full coverage and extreme lasting power, even through heat and humidity.  Its classic satin finish smooths over even the toughest imperfections for flawless coverage and won’t clog your pores in the meantime.

Oh and did I mention it comes in 60 shades? Score!

Best Water Proof: Hourglass Cosmetics Vanish Seamless Veil Finish Foundation Stick

Next up is another top contender, and for good reason. This highly pigmented foundation/concealer duo delivers a full coverage yet weightless waterproof formula. The best part? Besides the convenient pointed design for precision coverage on-the-go, this foundation claims to adjust to your skin’s temperature creating a seamless finish.

Best Tinted Moisturizer: Bareminerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream SPF 30

Not everyone is a fan of full coverage, especially during the hot and sweaty summer months. I get it, your skin wants to breathe!

That is why the makeup gods blessed us with tinted moisturizer. Leading the pack, is this Bareminerals tinted moisturizer. It’s makeup and skincare all in one! This product is a hydrating, light coverage formula with a natural finish.

In addition it is vegan, cruelty free, and packed full of skin-loving goodies like SPF, hyaluronic acid, and squalane.

Best Powder: Bareminerals Performance Wear Foundation

Bareminerals is a great and widely-loved company, so it comes as no surprise that it would be making this list more than once. 

The BAREPRO performance wear foundation is a great choice for anyone looking for a full coverage, breathable formula that has a lasting life of 12 hours. It proves that summer foundation can be in powder form.

For all of my oily girls and guys out there, this would be a great choice due to its matte, noncomedogenic, and non-acnegenic finish. Other perks include its formulation of 90% vitamins and minerals which help to improve skin clarity, reduce appearance of pore size, and controls shine.

Best Stick: Westman Atlier Vital Skin Foundation Stick

This stick foundation has an impressive almost perfect rating of 4.8 stars. It has received raving reviews applauding its clean ingredients, skin-soothing abilities, and buildable, medium-to-full natural coverage. It claims to naturally enhance the skin by evening your tone, boosting your moisture, and calming any redness while giving the appearance of a second skin.

Best for Acne-Prone Skin: Oxygenetix Acne Control Foundation

As someone who suffers from acne myself, I can understand feeling frustrated with the seemingly never-ending cycle of covering up your acne with makeup. Now, lets add heat and humidity to the mix. Yikes!

If covering up makes you feel confident, then I support you 100%. It’s all about feeling good, and this foundation will have you looking good too.

This formula was specifically created for acne-prone skin types  and contains salicylic acid, SPF, vitamin E, aloe vera, and CeraVitae, which promotes cell production while treating current problem areas at the same time.

Best Drug Store: NYX Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop Foundation

This popular NYX foundation is a great bang for your buck, ringing in at around $15 per bottle! It is lightweight, full coverage, waterproof, and coming from NYX themselves, “pigmented AF!” It is praised for its longevity that lasts up to 24 hours. For the low price range, this foundation has it all, and then some making it another classic cult favorite.

Best Splurge:Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation

Have any money to splurge? Well, here is another great foundation to try out.

This liquid formula is an award winning, medium coverage foundation with a radiant finish. It is deemed as a “community favorite” by Sephora. The reason why everyone loves this foundation is thanks to the Micro-fil technology which allows airbrushed looking results. This means you can achieve that Snapchat filter look without the filter!

My pores can’t come to the phone right now, they’re busy buying this foundation!

Did we miss your favorite summer foundation? Drop a comment below to tell us your go-to!

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