11 of the best foundations

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

The foundation gives the skin a radiance and visually evens its tone. Without this tool, it is difficult to imagine the perfect makeup. Therefore, it is important to choose the product wisely in order to achieve the desired effect and not waste your money. Our experts have compiled a rating of the best tonal foundations, studied their pros and cons.

How to choose a foundation

First of all, they pay attention to their own skin type:

  1. for dry epidermis, a product with moisturizing qualities is suitable;
  2. for oily skin, you should choose light textures without oil;
  3. owners of normal skin need to buy products without special correction with reflective particles;
  4. for the age type, bases with an appropriate mark are suitable.

In case of inflammation, acne and enlarged pores, daily use of the tinting base is not recommended. If you can't do without it, then you need to choose a product with useful components – salicylic acid, plant extracts.

There are other important characteristics associated with the choice of foundation:

  1. Density. For regular use, lightly coated products are suitable. Very dense foundations are the choice for videography and photo shoots.
  2. Release form. She is chosen based on her own preferences. They produce decorative cosmetics in tubes and bottles, cans, with a pump and a pipette.
  3. Tone. He should look as natural as possible. Better to try the composition on the neck.
  4. The constituent components. They should not cause allergies. The silicone in the formula evens out skin tone well, but is not suitable for everyday use.
  5. The presence of sun protection. It is good if the product contains SPF 15 or higher.

The base is tested on clean skin. As for the price, a quality product will not be suspiciously cheap. Before buying, you need to get acquainted with the opinions of women on various Internet forums. If there is no time for this, you can refer to the rating of the best tonal foundations, which takes into account the reviews of experts and consumers.

Rating of the best tonal foundations

Nomination a place Name of product price
The best tonal foundations of the premium segment 1 Giorgio Armani POWER FABRIC RUB 3,585
2 YSL ENCRE DE PEAU ALL HOURS FOUNDATION RUB 3,610
3 Yves Saint Laurent CUSHION ENCRE DE PEAU 5 220 rub.
The best tonal foundations of the middle price segment 1 LUMA Tinted Beauty Balm – Light, 50ml RUB 2,100
2 Australis Oh 2 Glow Light Diffusing Foundation – Nude RUB 1,650
3 Make Up Store Dual Foundation Double Action 1 390 rub.
Best budget tonal foundations 1 Wet n Wild Photo Focus Foundation E362c soft ivory RUB 290
2 Note, hydrating, radiant, 35 ml 310 RUB
3 Max Factor Radiant Lift Long Lasting Radiance Nude RUB 600
4 Tony Moly Piky Biky Art Pop Cover Foundation 450 RUB
5 Divage Foundation In A Jar, 9 ml RUB 150

The best tonal foundations of the premium segment

This category reflects funds worth more than 3 thousand rubles.

Giorgio Armani POWER FABRIC

Rating: 4.9

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The top is opened with a tonal effect liquid foundation, which combines excellent long-lasting and the lightest texture. The product gives a 'second skin' effect. The product naturally covers imperfections and smoothes the epidermis surface. It removes signs of fatigue and sagging.

Experts consider POWER FABRIC to be a true technological breakthrough in the cosmetic field. The product includes two unique formulas, is distinguished by the purity of tones. The visible effect lasts up to 16 hours. There are 11 beautiful shades in the catalog. The price for a glass bottle with a volume of 30 ml is from 3585 rubles.

YSL ENCRE DE PEAU ALL HOURS FOUNDATION

Rating: 4.8

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Beauty product from Yves Saint Laurent is famous for its super-durability. It will hold out not only during the daytime, but throughout the night. It gives a flawless finish and comfortable wear for 24 hours. The dense texture easily adheres to the skin and makes it perfect. Pleases a large number of universal shades in the catalog.

The product controls oily sheen with micro-sized powder particles. They perfectly absorb sebum. The formula contains SPF 20 sun protection filter. Users assure that the face gets a well-groomed and healthy look. The composition does not dry out and does not require constant dusting. It is invisible on the face and masks imperfections well. Price – 3600 rubles.

Yves Saint Laurent CUSHION ENCRE DE PEAU

Rating: 4.7

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In third place in the ranking is a foundation with an amazing texture, long-lasting coverage and natural effect. The base gives the skin a smooth and even tone. Medium density allows the product to be used alone and as a tone corrector.

Customers are delighted with the compact case that can be easily carried even in a very small purse. The base lasts perfectly all day. There is a replaceable cartridge. There are 10 color options in the line. Each young lady will be able to choose the right one for herself. The tool is made in the form of a powder with a sponge. It smells good and is easy to apply. Cosmetics do not cope very well with serious wrinkles. Price – from 4000 to 5500 rubles.

The best tonal foundations of the middle price segment

In this nomination, tonal means are presented, the price tag of which does not exceed 3000 rubles and starts from 1000 rubles.

Foundation LUMA Tinted Beauty Balm – Light, 50ml

Rating: 4.9

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LUMA Tint-Balm is designed to improve the natural complexion of the face, enhance its natural radiance. The product includes crushed pearls to give the epidermis an even tone. The product is suitable for young ladies with problem skin. It heals redness, burns and minor wounds.

Due to amino acids and mineral elements, deep hydration of the dermis occurs. The active ingredients include grape oil, pomegranate seed extract. Available in three shades. It is suitable not only for the face, but also for the décolleté area. Cosmetics cost from 1900 to 2500 rubles.

Australis Oh 2 Glow Light Diffusing Foundation – Nude

Rating: 4.8

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Next in the ranking is the foundation, which provides excellent coverage and a natural glow to the face. The liquid consistency smoothes the epidermis, masks irregularities. The skin becomes smooth and silky. Customers like the solid glass bottle, which is distinguished by its presentable appearance and ease of use. The pump dispenser ensures that the perfect dose is taken and that bacteria are prevented from entering the composition.

The base has no smell as such. The tool lasts perfectly all day. It is not felt on the face and hides flaking, gives a delicate shine and has good hiding power. There are 6 shades in the collection. Price – 1440-2000 rubles.

Make Up Store Dual Foundation Double Action

Rating: 4.7

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Next in the ranking is a compact foundation with a tonal effect and a powdery texture. Moisturizing consistency guarantees a smooth matte finish. The product provides long-lasting makeup all day long. Modern young ladies are delighted with the beautiful packaging, it is a pity that there is no sponge in the set.

The powder does not dust and lays down without stains. It covers well imperfections in the skin and gives an even tone. The base contains Shea Butter, which is rich in amino acids. The catalog contains light brown, light beige and milky colors. In total, the line includes 6 shades. They are suitable for all skin types. The price is 1300-1920 rubles.

Best budget tonal foundations

The third nomination of the rating includes cosmetic products up to 1000 rubles.

Wet n Wild Photo Focus Foundation E362c soft ivory

Rating: 4.8

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The nomination of budgetary funds is opened by a product of an American manufacturer. The base has undergone numerous tests under various light conditions. It provides the perfect make-up at any time of the day. The girls are delighted with the matting effect. The perfect formula makes the tone flawless and prevents the face shine. Liquid texture does not clog pores. Selfies have perfect skin.

There are as many as five tones in the catalog – from natural to golden beige. A large bottle lasts for a long time. There are no bad comments about the tonal basis. It costs about 300 rubles. This is a great price for a quality product.

Note, hydrating, radiant, 35 ml

Rating: 4.7

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The main distinguishing features of Note are the absence of parabens in the composition, intense hydration of the skin, natural coverage for the whole day. The base protects the skin and has an antioxidant effect thanks to the oils included in the composition. Dermatologically tested and ideal for dry dermis. Packaging in the form of an ordinary tube is convenient to use.

The base does not leave marks on clothes and dries quickly. Girls are delighted with the velvety texture and superior coverage. The formula contains 15 degree sunscreen. There are three shades in total. The base costs 300-400 rubles.

Max Factor Radiant Lift Long Lasting Radiance Nude

Rating: 4.6

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The unique formula of the Max Factor foundation guarantees a long-lasting effect and a beautiful finish. Hyaluronate provides adequate hydration to the skin layers. It is formulated with the finest luminous particles that provide an even coverage and prevent wrinkles.

The SPF 30 sun filter reliably protects against UV rays and reduces the appearance of signs of aging. Buyers were upset by the poor durability of the product and its clogging in the pores. Some girls report the feeling of a mask on their face. There are as many as 12 shades in the catalog. Price – from 600 rubles.

Tony Moly Piky Biky Art Pop Cover Foundation

Rating: 4.5

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It is impossible not to include in the rating a tonal foundation for oily skin from the Korean brand 'Tony Moli'. It instantly evens out the tone and relief of the cover, gives the skin a gorgeous matte finish, and keeps the make-up for a long time. The composition includes peach extract, tea tree extract, calamine. They provide a fresh and natural look, maintain the water-lipid balance.

The base has a pleasant fragrance and a dense texture. Judging by the reviews, the composition stains clothes and spreads over the face if applied in many layers. In any case, it behaves differently on each skin. The product costs 400-550 rubles.

Divage Foundation In A Jar, 9 ml

Rating: 4.4

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Completing the rating is a product suitable for all types of epidermis. This is the tonal consistency that comes in a can. The soft texture turns into a silky powder for a soft finish with a matte finish. The base looks very natural. It evens out the tone well. However, for many ladies, it seems too thick and dense. Therefore, the product is not suitable for daily use.

It can be used as a concealer. The mousse has a pleasant scent, it is comfortable to apply and not noticeable when worn. Pleases economical consumption. For owners of dry skin, the product emphasizes peeling in the area of ​​the nasal wings. Several thick layers of cream can roll and appear in irregularities. The price starts from 150 rubles.


Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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