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Every Beauty Editor Owns This Summer Foundation


Summertime, and the change of weather it brings, is the perfect excuse to seek out a newВ foundation. With all the balmyВ days and sticky nights, you'll soon be wishing forВ an infallible and dependable formula. Since weВ alwaysВ have an exceptionally sharp eye when it comes to seasonal picks, we consider it our duty to share with you the best new foundationsВ that have landed on our desks.В

WithВ thousands ofВ options on the market all claiming to do magical things to our complexions, it's easy to see whyВ you mightВ feel overwhelmed. But from new compacts to updated stick formulations, we've picked out something for every skin type and concern.

Clinique Even Better Glow Light Reflecting Makeup $29Shop

The coverage with this perfect formula is dewy, and your skin will still show through the pigment. The lightweight liquid also contains vitamin C, giving you clear, bright skin while providing coverage.

Dior Diorskin Forever Perfect Cushion $57Shop

For some of us, summer means oily skin, so this is where a good compact is perfect. Dior has mastered a long-wearing, full-coverage cushion that doesn't look cakey or flat.В В

Fenty Pro Filt'r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation $35Shop

We could spend hours listing all of the reasonsВ Fenty Beauty's foundation thrilled us (like the 50 unique shades), but theВ 14,000 rave reviews on Sephora will soon convince you to try Rihanna's cult foundation.

Armani Power Fabric Compact Foundation $64Shop

If you're planning a summer vacay or two, chances are you don't want a liquid or loose powder exploding in your carry on. Giorgio Armani lovers will be ecstatic to know that the cosmetics house has released a light-as-air cushion. No mess, no fuss.В

Lancome Teint Idoly Ultra Longwear Foundation Stick $43Shop

LancГґme's iconic Ultra Longwear formula now comes in a stick format, and the timing couldn't be better. Pop it in your clutch for a night out, or to touch up your T-zone during the workday. With its 24-hour wear formula, there's no need to worry that it'll slip or melt.

L'Oreal Paris True Match Naturale Mineral Foundation

L'Oreal True Match Mineral Foundation $16Shop

If excess oil and sunscreen build-up cause you to break out, you may benefit from a mineral makeup formulation.В L'OrГ©al has reworked itsВ classic powder to contain sea minerals, so skin stays clear, even and mattified.В

Nars Velvet Matte Foundation Stick $45Shop

You may worry that a stick foundation will beВ too thick, but this one by Nars glides over skin and buffs in like a dream. While the coverage is matte, it's far from being chalky, drying, or dull.