Top 10 Foundations for Dry Skin in India, Prices, Buy Online
Foundation is one of the most important base makeup and if, by any chance, it looks cakey or uneven, the whole look is compromised. As we have already listed own the “Top 10 Foundations for Oily Skin in India”, it is time to list down the favorites for dry skin too. Dry skin needs hydrating and nourishing foundation that would add a glow and luminosity to the skin.
Before the application, make sure to use a hydrating face wash followed by an emollient that would make the foundation glide on easier. This is to prevent the foundation sticking to your dry patches or accentuating fine lines.
Read the top 10 best foundation for dry skin available in India with both high end and affordable options.
The Maybelline Dream Satin Skin Foundation comes in glass bottle with a pump dispenser. It has a light consistency and the product blends like a dream and gives that airbrushed and poreless finish. The coverage is medium to buildable and the gorgeous natural and luminous finish is something a dry skin would love. The air-whipped finish is perfect for invisible pores and the product is dermatologically tested. It doesn’t oxidize and despite having SPF 24 PA+++, it never casts a whitish layer on skin. The product affordable and also easily available.
This is my go-to foundation for winter when my skin is dry. It comes in a stick packaging and is available in 250 shades! The product is versatile and can be used as foundation, contour, color corrector, and concealer. It thick but blends into the skin really easily and gives a dewy finish to the skin. It has full coverage and best used for bridal purposes. The foundation doesn’t oxidize at all and photographs really well. The staying power is around 7-8hours and the foundation is a complete value for money.
3. L’Oréal Paris True Match Foundation – Price Rs. 1025 (BUY HERE for Rs. 920)
L’Oréal Paris True Match Foundation is best suited for normal to dry skin. It is available in 7-8 shades and one of the best drugstore foundations of all times. The foundation has a thicker liquid and is blends very easily. It gives medium to full coverage upon layering. The precise match technology blends smoothly on rough and patchy skin. It helps cover stubborn marks and uneven skin tone. It has glycerin and the goodness of Vitamin E. it is further Non comedogenic and long lasting, for around 5-6 hrs.
4. Revlon ColorStay Makeup for Normal/Dry Skin – Price Rs. 995 (BUY HERE)
The Revlon ColorStay Makeup for Normal/Dry Skin comes in a cylindrical glass bottle and are available in 12-13 shades which is very good for a drugstore foundation. It has a medium consistency and blends easily with the finger as well. Thus it gives an even flawless look with medium coverage. It has SPF 15 and has been formulated with the SoftFlex technology that will not rub off with normal wear. It has semi-dewy finish and it feels natural and controls excess oil. It lasts for around 5-6 hrs without oxidation.
5. The Body Shop Moisture Foundation SPF15 – Price Rs. 1395 (BUY HERE)
The TBS Moisture Foundation has SPF15 and comes in 4 shades. The foundation has a very sturdy plastic bottle with a plastic pump. It is a lightweight liquid foundation with a medium consistency. It gives a smooth light to medium coverage and natural looking finish on skin. It does not apply streaky or patchy and also hydrates the skin well. The foundation has a special silicone blend and light reflective particles provide a long-lasting dewy finish and further formulated with Vitamin E and Community Trade marula oil and organic beeswax moisturize and condition skin. it lasts for about 6-7 hrs.
6. MAC Mineralize Moisture Foundation – Price Around Rs.3250 (BUY HERE)
MAC Mineralize Moisture Foundation comes in a frosted glass bottle with a built-in pump. It is available in various shades for cool and warm tones and thus finished a shade won’t be a problem. The consistency is is gel-like and a bit runny which spreads easily and blends like a dream. It has a satin or dewy finish and gives a natural luminescence which makes the skin look very healthy. It is weightless and gives a light but buildable to medium coverage. It is formulated with 77-Mineral complex, Shea butter and Vitamin E. The wear time is around 6-7hrs.
7. MAC Face & Body Foundation – Price Rs.2600 approx (BUY HERE)
The MAC Face & Body Foundation is available in 14-15 shades. It comes in a small plastic bottle with a screw on black cap. The foundation has a runny, watery consistency. It spreads easily, blends with a few strokes and seems to absorb into the skin leaving a satiny dewy finish. The coverage is medium and the foundation is light weight on the skin and looks very natural. Also, it does not sit into pores or imperfections. It is long wearing for about 8-9hrs without touch up and photographs really well.
8. Bobbi Brown Moisture Rich Foundation – Price Around Rs.4500 (BUY HERE)
The Bobbi Brown Moisture Rich Foundation is available in 17 shades and has a small glass bottle packaging. The foundation has a runny texture and gives a sheer light coverage and an even finish. It is easy to blend and gives a flawless coverage and with a natural dewy finish. It is best suited for normal to dry skin. The liquid doesn’t oxidize on the skin and adds a glow and luminosity. The Broad Spectrum SPF 15 is great for day wear without any whitish cast. The wear time is around 8hrs.
9. Clinique Superbalanced Makeup Foundation – Price Rs. 2650 (BUY HERE)
Clinique Superbalanced Makeup Foundation is available in 22 shades and has a frosted glass bottle with a silver screw on cap. The consistency of the foundation is on the thinner side and spreads beautifully onto the skin with brush or fingers and it easy to blend. It gives medium coverage and has a dewy finish. It is extremely light weight and even out the skin flawlessly. It also minimizes the look of open pores slightly giving a slightly smoother, more impeccable look to the skin. The foundation is great for normal to dry skin, photographs well and wear time is around 7-8 hrs with powdering.
10. YSL Le Teint Touche Eclat Foundation – Price $58.00 (BUY HERE)
The YSL Le Teint Touche Eclat Foundation is available in 22 shades. The packaging is gorgeous with a cylindrical glass bottle with a golden cap and a pump. The texture is of fluid gel consistency and spreads and blends like a dream without any patchiness or uneven look. It has medium coverage foundation with a beautiful dewy finish. There is a beautiful lightness and luminosity to the formula and it feels weightless. It is enriched with stimulating power of Ruscus Extract to combat dullness along with Vitamin E protects against free-radicals. The foundation has a wear time of 8 hrs.
Editor’s Note: That’s a perfect compilation Sanchita. Would also like to add Revlon Nearly Naked Foundation and MAC Water Weight Foundation, gives a nice dewy finish and are perfect for dry skin.
Which is your favourite foundation? Let us know in the comments below.