6 best foundations for dry skin

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.

Each skin type requires an individual approach. So, dry epidermis cannot be subjected to additional dehydration, cosmetic products must replenish the lack of fluid in the cells and maintain their elasticity. Introducing a ranking of 6 of the best foundations for dry skin.

Rating of the best foundations for dry skin

Nomination a place Name of product price
Rating of the best foundations for dry skin 1 La Prairie Skin Caviar Concealer Foundation RUB 15 250
4 Urban Decay Naked Skin One & Done RUB 3,200
5 NARS All Day Luminous RUB 3,644
6 SHISEIDO SYNCHRO SKIN with a natural glow RUB 3 720

La Prairie Skin Caviar Concealer Foundation

Rating: 4.9


La Prairie's premium light cream Skin Caviar Concealer Foundation, which contains caviar extract, helps to give the epidermis radiance and active hydration, restoring the natural health of each cell. Caviar additionally stimulates tissue regeneration, their strengthening and tightening, prevents aging, so the product is ideal for women of different age categories.

La Prairie Skin Caviar Concealer is a foundation and concealer in one bottle. The product merges with the skin tone, masks its imperfections and significantly refreshes the face. The main advantage is the lack of a mask effect, the cream spreads smoothly along the application contour and does not form transitions, provided that the tone is correctly selected. The foundation helps with various imperfections, including dark age spots and dark skin under the eyes. It retains the moisturizing effect throughout the day, does not cause dryness, flaking, and allergies are not identified.

La Prairie Skin Caviar Concealer Foundation has 8 cool and warm shades for different skin tones.

The average price is 15,000 rubles.


  • Pronounced moisturizing effect;
  • Giving the skin a natural beauty and radiance;
  • Does not form color transitions along the contour of the application;
  • Masks age spots, moles, dark skin under the eyes;
  • The palette has 8 shades;
  • Prevents aging of the epidermis.


  • High price due to natural caviar content.


Rating: 4.8


The second in the ranking, HELENA RUBINSTEIN COLOR CLONE HYDRA-24H cream for skin toning receives positive reviews from women and makeup artists. It has an ultra-light, almost weightless texture, perfect adaptability to skin tone and good masking properties. The foundation contains active encapsulated hyaluronic acid, which penetrates the skin to create a moisturizing shield that is effective throughout the day. An increase in the amount of moisture in the epidermis is also facilitated by the Lipidure® complex, which helps hyaluronic acid to persist for a long time in the upper layers of tissues, including after removing makeup – some women note that there is no need to use separate moisturizers later.

Perfect adaptability to the skin is due to the Color Clone pigment complex from Helena Rubinstein, partially scattering light and masking some imperfections of the skin.

The HELENA RUBINSTEIN COLOR CLONE HYDRA-24H foundation palette contains 6 light shades that perfectly adapt to any skin color.

The average price is 1,700 rubles.


  • Adjustment to skin tone and lack of color transitions at the border of application;
  • Masking minor skin imperfections;
  • Moisturizing within 24 hours even after removing makeup;
  • Improved formula of used hyaluronic acid.


  • It does not mask skin imperfections in the best way.


Rating: 4.8


The famous fashion house YSL offers a line of TOUCHE ÉCLAT LE TEINT foundation, similar in effectiveness to a high-quality 8-hour sleep – it is a good rest that can make the skin perfect and healthy. The tool also works – it ideally masks imperfections, gives the face a radiance, eliminates any signs of epidermal fatigue. The cream has a light texture that ensures easy application and good shade adaptability to skin tone.

In addition to giving tone and radiance, the product has a complex effect on standing skin: the “ANTI-FATIGUE” system, containing vitamin E, prevents free radicals from acting on cells and prevents aging, ruscus extract improves the microcirculation of blood and lymphatic fluid, which naturally attracts moisture to epidermis and helps to restore the elasticity of dry skin. The radiant and moisturizing effect lasts up to 8 hours.

The manufacturer recommends applying the YSL TOUCHE ÉCLAT LE TEINT foundation with a brush – this way you can shade the densely structured product more evenly and avoid shade transitions. There are 16 cream tones in the palette.

The average price is 3000 rubles.


  • Dense but light cream structure;
  • Good adaptive and masking properties;
  • Stimulating the skin for natural renewal and radiance;
  • The minimum consumption is only 2 drops;
  • 16 shades in the palette.


  • A brush is required for application;
  • Accurate tone selection is required.

Urban Decay Naked Skin One & Done

Rating: 4.


The next in the ranking is the translucent Urban Decay Naked Skin One & Done cream, which forms a lightweight refreshing coverage of the skin. The product additionally protects dry skin from the sun, has an SPF factor of 20.

The cream is suitable for all skin types – it regulates the water balance in the upper layers of the epidermis thanks to the extract of the wu zhu yu plant, and prevents oily skin from shining. For use with dry skin, it is recommended to apply the product on a light moisturizer; Urban Decay Naked Skin One & Done does not have a pronounced effect of saturating cells with moisture, as well as an obvious concealer.

Urban Decay Naked Skin One & Done is a light foundation that will give your skin a radiant glow. Ideal for summer applications.

The palette has 6 shades. The average price of the cream is 3200 rubles.


  • Light texture and perfect adaptability to skin tone;
  • Sun protection factor SPF 20;
  • Regulation of skin condition and giving radiance;
  • Convenient dispenser.


  • Does not mask skin imperfections.

NARS All Day Luminous

Rating: 4.6


The fifth line of the rating was awarded by experts to the NARS All Day Luminous foundation, which creates the perfect skin tone and radiance for the whole day – the tool has a long-lasting formula. There are 12 different shades in the palette – the manufacturer took care of the most accurate selection of tone for every woman.

All Day Luminous contains moisturizing agents that dry skin needs to maintain hydration and cell health. The product is enriched with an antioxidant formula to protect against the harmful effects of the environment, the complex has a sunscreen property (SPF 15). The use of NARS All Day Luminous helps to recreate natural radiance, perfect tone, easy masking of imperfections, the effect lasts up to 16 hours.

The average price is 3600 rubles.


  • Long-lasting formula up to 16 hours;
  • 12 shades in the palette;
  • Sun protection factor SPF 15;
  • Effective concealment of imperfections;
  • Convenient bottle with a dispenser;
  • Moisturizing formula that stimulates skin health.


  • Not defined.


Rating: 4.5


SHISEIDO SYNCHRO SKIN Fluid Foundation for Dry Skin contains light diffusing pigments that refresh the complexion, visually remove imperfections and add radiance. The product is suitable for all age groups – it was created specifically for the care of the epidermis, effective hydration, and preparation of the skin for applying makeup.

The perfect adaptability of the cream is ensured by the Synchro Skin Glow formula, which contains the finest pigment and moisturizing ingredients that enhance each other's action. Argan oil, which is part of the composition, is responsible for transporting moisture into the cells of the upper skin layers and saturating them with fatty acids, which stimulate the maintenance of health and prevent aging. Thyme extract provides protection from aggressive environmental factors, and yuzu seeds help to restore and regenerate cells. The complex action promotes the natural production of hyaluronic acid, and the proprietary Super Bio-Moisture Network technology effectively mattifies the face and prevents the aging of the epidermis.

The SHISEIDO SYNCHRO SKIN palette contains 9 shades, which also differ in texture intensity. The average price is 3600 rubles.


  • Mainly organic composition;
  • Pronounced caring effect;
  • Suitable for all age groups;
  • Prevents skin aging.


  • The effect lasts less than 8 hours (depending on the characteristics of the skin).

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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