10 Best Foundations for Combination Skin

By on February 6, 2015

Dealing with combination skin can be really tricky. After all, you’ve got two different skin types based in one location- how could that not be tricky? Choosing the right foundation is key to achieving a gorgeous and balanced face, and we’ve got the ten BEST listed below.


1. Exuviance Skin Caring Foundation

It glides on like butter, protects your gentle skin from the sun, and has the potential to stop the onset of fine lines and wrinkles by way of Vitamin E and other essential antioxidants; what’s not to love about Exuviance Skin Caring Foundation? This ‘skin caring’ product got 4.4 stars out of 5 for a reason: it makes combination skin neutral and leaves you with a beautiful glow that lasts for hours. A product that’s sure to win for $36.


2. Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation

Bobbi Brown products are always a big hit in the makeup world, so it’s only natural Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation would rank in the top 10. With 4.2 stars out of 5 and ingredients that could make even the toughest faces feel at peace and look delectable, it’s well worth the money of $48. Long-wearing formula provides an all natural look that’s lightweight and easy, while essential ingredients minimize pores, conceals imperfection, and evens overall skin tone. Clearly a wonderful choice.


3. Revlon ColorStay Foundation Combination/Oily 

Designed with ‘Time Release Technology’, Revlon ColorStay Foundation for Combination/Oily Skin gives you lightweight coverage for 24 hours that won’t cake or fade. Aside from a flawless face that lasts through the night, this unique foundation absorbs excess moisture and keeps your face completely shine-free. Beauty doesn’t have to be expensive: this product is less than $15!


4. Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Makeup

A delicate, yet professional matte finish that is gentle on combo skin that can be easily flawed: that’s what you get from the Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Makeup. Incredibly lightweight and virtually invisible, it’s never been easier to build coverage for the perfect look while never succumbing to a cakey, over-matted mess. For $39, combo skin has never been happier.


5. bareMinerals Matte Foundation Broad Spectrum

Combination skin gets cranky with too many excess ingredients and chemicals; and that’s one reason why bareMinerals Matte Foundation Broad Spectrum is a top choice in the combo skin world. The bareMinerals Matte Foundation Broad Spectrum is specially formulated with just 5 simple ingredients. The foundation goes on smooth like silk and leaves you with a natural illuminating appearance that’s simply breathtaking. Over a period of time, this $28 foundation will actually improve overall skin tone!


6. Make Up For Ever HD Invisible Cover Foundation

If your combination skin is a little heavy on the oil, you’re only option is an oil-free foundation. And that’s exactly what you find with the Make Up For Ever HD Invisible Cover Foundation. This magnificent product goes on incredibly smooth like butter, and builds easily for a medium to full coverage that hides imperfections in a synch. Indulge in a flawless appearance that looks great in every light, harsh or natural. Well worth the $42.


7. Clinique Even Better

Touted as being one of the best foundations on the market, this product can easily be referred to as ‘even better’. This ‘even better than the others’ foundation is created by dermatologists to create the perfect set of ingredients for sensitive skin or skins with an overload of flaws. By simply using this product for 4-6 you’ll notice an improvement in skin tone and a reduction in pesky acne bumps and other skin imperfections! And at only $27, it would be a mistake not to try this makeup.


8. Giorgio Armani Maestro Fusion

Giorgio Armani is known for simply divine products, and the Giorgio Armani Maestro Fusion is no exception. Touting five out of five stars, this incredible foundation is designed with a clever lightweight coverage that feels comfortable and looks heavenly. Over time, you’ll notice skin becoming clearer and a more even skin tone that you’re sure to adore. It’s a little on the steep side of prices at $64, but it’s well worth the price if you’re seeking a foundation that will actually work WITH your skin for a flawless finish every time.


9. Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place

Everyone will do a ‘double take’ when they see you flaunting this ‘double wear’ foundation! Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place is noted for being the makeup that stays fresh all day long. Even after all the humidity and activity of your day, makeup stays as fresh as the moment you applied it. Talk about perfect coverage! Indulge in a super lightweight, oil free formula with coverage of up to 15 hours for just $37.


10. Cover FX Pressed Mineral Foundation

For some, a pressed mineral foundation may be the best (or ONLY) product that works well on their skin. Sound like you? Then you need to get your hands on the Cover FX Pressed Mineral Foundation. This wonderful foundation provides perfect coverage that won’t cake or get blotchy. And don’t even start to worry about dryness! Unlike other pressed mineral foundations, this lightweight and easy-going formula won’t dry out your skin or leave any pesky powder chunks on your face. Enjoy fabulous coverage WITHOUT the mess and annoyance of typical mineral foundations for only $36.

Just because you struggle with combination skin, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the perks of foundation. These foundations are bound to provide you with the coverage you desire and won’t irritate your skin like some other foundations on the market. What are you waiting for? You could be just moments away from breathtaking, professional looking makeup application for incredible prices!

Do you struggle with combination skin? What’s your favorite foundation? Is your favorite foundation on this list? Let us know below!

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