Summer is officially here! The long, light filled days have me spending way more time outside, enjoying every minute of sunshine that I can . While I’m always careful to wear sunscreen, I do look for a little extra protection when I am shopping for makeup. One of my most favorite double-duty products is a good foundation to top off my face with a final layer of SPF.
Unless you’re one of those few genetic miracles, like Cate Blanchett, you most likely need a little makeup magic to even out your skin-tone and texture. Why not take it one step further and choose a brand of foundation with built-in SPF to help you FightFineLines all day long?
After washing and toning your skin each morning, blend in any prescription skin meds if you use them, then add your moisturizer, and follow with your favorite sunscreen (we love Anthelios 45 for Face by La Roche-Posay). After letting these layers settle in, you’re ready for a flawless finish with SPF foundation. Here are some of our favorites:
Neutrogena Healthy Skin Liquid Makeup (SPF 20)
If you’re one of those lucky girls who just needs a quick cover to achieve complexion-perfection, a light liquid such as Neutrogena Healthy Skin Liquid Makeup with SPF 20 should do the trick. 20 shades offer a blend for every skin tone, and it’s a bargain at $11.99 from ulta.com.
Bare Escentuals Matte Foundation (SPF 15)
Bare Escentuals line of BareMinerals Matte SPF 15 Foundation is a perfect powder for layering to achieve your desired level of coverage. It’s great for sensitive skin and has a gorgeous satiny finish ($25, bareescentuals.com).
Laura Mercier Oil-free Tinted Moisturizer (SPF 20)
Laura Mercier’s Oil-free Tinted Moisturizer, ($42,lauramercier.com), is perfect if you’re prone to breakouts or oily skin. The lightweight formula can,again, be layered to achieve desired coverage, and it’s another great pick for sensitive skin as well. This is perfect for those oppressively humid and hot days when we all look just a tad too shiny and slick!
Ladies, don’t get caught without cover when you can’t find any shade. A little extra SPF is a strong foundation for every Line Fighter.
What are your favorite brands?
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