Finding the right foundation that suits your lifestyle and skin type can be a tedious task.
So to make the decision a little easier, Mecca Australia has unveiled its three best-selling foundations as an ‘indispensable guide’ for women across the country.
While a little more expensive than your typical drugstore or grocery store picks, these foundations are sure to be the star of your makeup bag with their nourishing formulas and shine-boosting ingredients.
This best-selling favorite has won awards around the world for its ‘your skin but better’ formula which comes in a whopping 35 shades
1. TOO FACE BORN THIS WAY FOUNDATION, $57
This best-selling favorite has won awards around the world for its ‘your skin but better’ formula which comes in 35 shades.
The lightweight, oil-free makeup stays flawless for up to eight hours and is described by fans as a bottle of ‘skin finishing magic’.
The formula is infused with alpine rose and although matte, it adds a dose of shimmer for an ‘inside lit glow’.
It also contains coconut water, which provides immediate and long-lasting hydration by bringing deeply water-soluble vitamins into the skin, and hyaluronic acid, which is known for holding up to 500x its own body weight in water.
The lightweight, oil-free makeup stays flawless for up to eight hours and has been described by fans as a bottle of ‘skin finishing magic’
The formula is infused with alpine rose and although matte, it adds a dose of shimmer for an ‘enlightened glow’
The foundation has 1,776 five-star reviews from enthusiastic customers who immediately became fans after the first use.
‘This is the best I’ve ever used. This foundation was recommended to me and I have never looked back. It’s so beautiful to wear, feels great and it’s easy to build up to higher coverage,” one woman wrote.
‘Bought this a few weeks ago as my last one ran out and it works like gold! Full coverage not too cakey with a nice glowy feature! It also brings out your natural features and does not feel heavy on the face at all. A must-buy,” added another.
This groundbreaking oil-free matte foundation is ‘made to give you a skin-like finish’
2. NARS SOFT MATTE COMPLETE FOUNDATION, $57
This Groundbreaking Oil-Free Matte Foundation Is Crafted to give you a skin-like finish’ that delivers the brand’s famous anti-oxidation complex that helps prevent color change and protects the skin from pollution and blue light.
The brand promises a 16-hour wear time thanks to its oil-absorbing powders and a smooth, matte look that is both transfer and shine resistant.
Key features of the formula include an optimal dispersing powder that maximizes light diffusion with spherical surface powders, micro-algae extract that helps balance the appearance of excess sebum, and hyaluronic acid that helps hydrate the skin and maintain moisture balance.
The brand promises a 16-hour wear time thanks to its oil-absorbing powders and a smooth, matte look that is both transfer and shine resistant
‘I have used this foundation three times now, it gives you flawless skin. Great coverage and doesn’t feel heavy on the face at all,” wrote one fan.
“I’ve wanted to try this for so long, but it sold out because of the hype, and I recently got it with the restock and it didn’t disappoint. It’s so smooth but not heavy; I feel like I’m not wearing anything, but it looks like I’m airbrushed. It’s my new holy grail,” added another.
This oil-free liquid foundation promises ‘no creases, true color that won’t budge’
3. ESTEE LAUDER DOUBLE WEAR LASTING MAKEUP, $60
This foundation has been a cult favorite for years, with the buildable matte yet natural coverage foundation a must-have for thousands of satisfied customers.
The oil-free liquid foundation promises ‘won’t crease, true color that won’t budge’ and is both lightweight and comfortable to wear.
It also claims to be sweat, moisture and heat resistant and promises a whopping 24 hours of staying power.
This foundation has been a cult favorite for years, with the buildable matte yet natural coverage foundation a must-have for thousands of satisfied customers
“I’ve been using this foundation occasionally for almost eight years now and I’ve tried several different foundation brands in the meantime, but I always find myself coming back. Amazing coverage, long wear, transfer proof and the best color gamut! I can’t recommend it enough,” one woman wrote.
‘I have tried so many foundations from major brands, but this is without a doubt the best! Full coverage, lasts all day, flawless foundation. What else do you want?!’ Another added.