With our generation getting trendier and more brands coming into play, it is useful to be aware of our market offerings and choose from the best that suits us. In a tropical weather like India’s, having makeup that stays on flawlessly all day is a distant dream. Thus, we list down a simple guide on the different kinds of foundations available which would help you choose the most suitable for your skin.


  1. Liquid (Cream) Foundation

Liquid Foundations are the regular base available in different kinds like waterproofs, oil-based & long-lasting ones which are generally used by women of all age-groups. It provides a base to the face before you apply your makeup and gives you a flawless look & feel. An additional form to the liquid is the cream based application which is usually used for normal to dry skin by giving a heavier exposure to your face.

Popular Brands: Lakme 9 -5 Cream Based Foundation at Rs. 375, MAC Mineralize SPF 15 Foundation at Rs. 1800 & Inglot Amc Cream Foundation at Rs.1500



  1. Matte (Oil-Free) Foundation

Matte Foundations are generally catered to users with an oily T-zone or a combination skin with more oiliness. This kind of base requires you to apply it onto the face as soon as you have moisturized your skin and could pat it across evenly to give yourself a finished look. This base is a good option during summer and could help you keep your skin plump and fresh!

Popular Brands: Chambor Sheer Delight Ultra Matt Foundation at Rs. 890, Maybelline Fit Me Matte & Poreless Foundation at Rs. 525 & Bourjois Radiance Reveal Healthy Mix Foundation at Rs. 1080.


  1. Mousse (Whipped) Foundation

The Mousse Foundation is an interesting mix of having air whipped in during its formation thus making it one of the lightest bases in the makeup category. The type is useful for all skin categories, however it works best on the people with dry skin due to its even texture and light weight, consequently giving a perfect glam look.

Popular Brands: Maybelline Dream Liquid Mousse at Rs. 575, Colorbar Ultimate Mousse Foundation at Rs. 725 & Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse at Rs. 700.