We prefer to see each day as a blessing, so for that reason we’re throwing the term anti-ageing out the window and opting for formulas that enhance where we’re at - regardless of what stage of life that may be.
Forget plastering over wrinkles and hiding skin, these foundation picks are all about lightweight finishes that enhance radiance and plump complexions using skin care-infused formulations that work to improve your skin as you wear them.
Here are the best foundations for enhancing your bad-ass self and ageing gracefully.
Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing BB-Gel
This BB cream gel-moisturiser hybrid is going to be your new go-to for no-makeup makeup days. Sheer radiant coverage that adapts to your skin tone is paired with weightless oil-free hydration for that enviable model off-duty glow. A bit of a no-brainer if you ask us.
GIORGIO ARMANI Designer Lift Smoothing Firming Foundation
Inspired by silk, this SPF-infused pick helps to smooth and firm skin using micro-fil™ technology; a fine micro-lifting matrix that imparts skin with emollients and velvet filters, plumping skin and refining the complexion. Illuminating micro-fill powders and blue pearl extract leave skin looking radiant without adding shine for an impeccable soft-focus finish.
Ere Perez Oat Milk Foundation
Gentle on skin, this oat milk-infused offering soothes as you wear it. It's non-greasy, hydrating anboastins a shine-free, buildable, medium finish. The formula also features vitamin E and peach extracts to help to promote healthy, hydrated skin.
Clarins Everlasting Youth Fluid Foundation
Powered by botanical extracts, this foundation defends against pollutants and environmental aggressors ro prevent premature ageing, while also minimising the appearance of any existing fine lines, discolouration and age spots. The perfect pick for those of us who spend a lot of time in the sun.
COVERGIRL Simply Ageless Instant Wrinkle-Defying Foundation
Infused with a hyaluronic complex, vitamin C and SPF 20, this budget-friendly offering blends together COVERGIRL’s plumping foundation formula with an ultra-hydrating OLAY moisturiser for flawless coverage that works wonders for fine lines, wrinkles and discolouration.
Briar is the Beauty Editor at BEAUTYcrew. Her 'down for anything' attitude has resulted in more than a handful of hair transformations, and she doesn't mind being used as a guinea pig for the industry's most unusual products and treatments. Her work has also appeared on Refinery29, Girlfriend and beautyheaven.