The no-makeup makeup look might give off a natural look, but on the days that your skin is not at its best condition, you need something stronger. When you can’t afford to mess around, be it a late-night party or a special occasion, you need a foundation that is long-lasting and covers any traces of hormonal zits, redness and pigmentation. Scroll through the gallery to see our top 10 full-coverage foundation picks that will give you a flawless and even complexion.
#1: Urban Decay All Nighter Liquid Foundation, $62
While this gives a full coverage and a matte finish, it is still lightweight and is said to be a waterproof foundation that lasts all night.
#2: shu uemura The Lightbulb Fluid Foundation, $75
This conceals blemishes and skin discolouration to give a luminous, even complexion.
#3: Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-In-Place Makeup, $68
A long-wearing foundation that lasts for up to 15 hours, this conceals blemishes and dark spots while still give a natural-looking, semi-matte finish.
#4: Marc Jacobs beauty Re(marc)able Full Cover Foundation Concentrate, $86
The pigments in this foundation are made out of patented golden mica to give your skin a more radiant, natural-looking finish.
#5: Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Foundation, $72
Developed specifically to blur out imperfections captured by the lens, this lightweight foundation blends easily onto skin to give an overall natural-looking, flawless finish.
#6: Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer, $56
What’s not to love about multi-tasking products? This full coverage foundation and concealer hybrid is lightweight, moisturising and does not clog up pores.
#7: NYX Professional Makeup Total Control Drop Foundation, $26
This gives buildable, comfortable coverage and velvety smooth finish.
#8: ETUDE HOUSE Double Lasting Foundation, $33.90
This liquid foundation blends easily onto skin, covers imperfections and gives a semi-matte finish.
#9: Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick, $76, Sephora
Known to be a concealer and foundation in one, this is infused with double the amount of pigments used the brand’s other foundations. It blends easily onto skin and is perfect for travelling.
#10: Kat Von D Lock-It Foundation, $56, Sephora
With over 30 shades to choose from, this claims to provide a 24-hour wear without budging or smudging.
Text: Sofia Kim, FEMALE / Additional text: Cheryl Lim