The American woman seemingly loves foundation, as only 1% of you are confident enough to leave the house without wearing it.
There is something pretty wonderful about the stuff, as it has the ability to hide the signs of a late night, sun-damaged complexions, and more. After the age of 30 – it may be time to consider what the best foundations for mature skin are, as your skin will be able to enjoy a multitude of benefits that surpass just a flawless complexion on camera. We offer a range of coverage, in myriad textures, that will not only conceal dark circles and blemishes, but improve the health of your skin.
Muse over our edit of the best foundations for mature skin, and give your visage more – it deserves it.
37 Actives Performance Anti-Aging Treatment Foundation MediumBuy now with free delivery
The 37 Actives Performance Anti-Aging Treatment Foundation may be the holy grail of anti-aging foundation. It’s pricier than most, but you’ll soon see why.
The formula is lightweight, and yet loaded with 30 extremely potent ingredients that not only prevent aging but blemishes too. Like a second skin, this foundation offers a healthy, natural and faultless complexion that’s seamless but never cakey. It also covers dark spots and blemishes, reduces the appearance fine lines and wrinkles and deeply hydrates the skin.
It’s buildable too, if you prefer more coverage. Available in a light and dark shade also.
Elizabeth Arden Prevage Anti-Aging Foundation (Various Shades)Buy now with free delivery
Elizabeth Arden is what I like to call, the First Lady of Beauty. Inspired by the founder’s penchant for giving women what they don’t realise they need, the brand presents a new generation of foundation with the Elizabeth Arden Prevage® Anti-Aging formula – a lightweight, liquid edition that feels divine to apply but offers what’s actually a light to medium, luminous finish.
Infused with a potent antioxidant Idebenone complex and other anti-aging ingredients, the youth-inspiring makeup glides effortlessly over skin, blending effortlessly to help blur imperfections and even out skin tone. Moisture-rich hydra-pigments expertly lock down moisture whilst providing long-wear color with skin-smoothing properties.
This hardworking foundation goes to town on the visible signs of aging, and so with continued use this product will continuously repair the appearance of skin, promoting a younger looking complexion by protecting from external aggressors and reducing the look of fine lines and wrinkles.
Thalgo Silicium Anti-Aging Foundation - NaturalBuy now with free delivery
Thalgo’s Anti-Aging Foundation is brimming with active ingredients from hyaluronic acid (for an instant filler effect) to ultra-fine mineral pigments (for a color that adjusts to your skin’s own). The result? A beautiful finish that’s looks natural and glowy under any wattage.
Particularly relevant to the needs of mature skin, this foundation helps your skin to appear firmer, smoother and velveteen. The texture is super indulgent and acts like a filter for your skin.
Available in shades Opal (very fair skin) and Amber (darker skin tones) too.
DuWop Foundation Of Youth Beige 1ozBuy now with free delivery
Jam-packed with corrective and protective antioxidants, Duwop’s Foundation of Youth does double duty.
The uniquely lightweight, anti-aging foundation delivers instant visible effects on skin texture. It plumps fine lines and restores the supple firmness that environmental pollutants, stress and time can take away. Foundation of Youth contains an anti-oxidant cocktail of Matrixyl 3000 and marine-based emollients that hydrate and firm the skin. Linum seed extract minimizes the appearance of enlarged pores and Large tree fern extract gives a toning and lifting effect.
Gatineau Perfection Ultime Anti-Ageing Complexion Cream SPF30 30ml - LightBuy now with free delivery
While not technically a foundation, those who dislike the feel of foundation will appreciate the naturally tinted glow that comes with Gatineau’s Perfection Ultime Anti-Ageing Complexion Cream SPF30 – a deeply hydrating moisturizer with a little extra.
Lightweight and protective, the brightening moisturizer delivers a sheer wash of radiance onto skin. unique peptide complex helps plump and enhance elasticity for younger-looking features. Combining the wonders of licorice root extract, hyaluronic acid, argireline and vitamin B3 with SPF 30, the formula aids in defending against premature aging and external attacks.
Expect a smoother, brighter, more even complexion with an incredibly hydrated finish.
bareMinerals bareSkin Pure Brightening Serum Foundation - Bare SandBuy now with free delivery
Achieve the no makeup makeup look, plus more, with the bareMinerals Bareskin Pure Brightening Serum Foundation. With clinically proven tone-correcting powers an the ability to brighten your complexion, this is a product everyone must try.
Formulated with exceptional purity in mind, this ultra-thin, skin-perfecting fluid provides seamless adjustable coverage, a natural finish and the look and feel of beautiful skin while delivering a noticeably brighter, more youthful appearance. Made with the bare minimum ingredients and formulated without oil, silicone, parabens or fragrance. It’s like nothing you’ve ever felt before.
This foundation will improve the appearance of dark spots, turn up skin brightness, perfect texture and prevent hyperpigmentation. Find your shade now.
Eve Lom Natural Radiance Mineral Powder FoundationBuy now with free delivery
Any cosmetic by Eve Lom can be considered one of life’s little luxuries. The brand’s Natural Radiance Mineral Powder Foundation is totally heavenly, providing you with a satin-smooth complexion.
The long-wearing, oil-absorbing formula glides over the skin with ease, for buildable coverage and enhanced luminosity. Fortified with light-diffusing amethyst, ruby and rose quartz particles, the lightweight, natural powder replenishes the skin’s mineral content, whilst blurring the appearance of pores, fine lines and imperfections for a refined finish.
Fruit stem cell extracts hydrate while mattifying rice silk controls shine – revealing a radiant, glowing complexion with youthful elasticity.
Lord & Berry Cream FoundationBuy now with free delivery
Hyaluronic acid is a superstar ingredient, especially for mature skin that tends to dry out. Lord & Berry’s Cream Foundation is loaded with it, as well as antioxidant-rich vitamin E and argan oi lto protect your skin and ensure it’s silky soft to touch.
This lavish foundation is a blendable, moisturizing emulsion that offers longlasting wear. The lavish Cream Foundation by Lord & Berry is a blendable, moisturizing emulsion that’s super easy to apply and gives a lasting, water-resistant, shine-controlled finish.
Laura Geller Cover Lock Cream Foundation (Various Shades)Buy now with free delivery
The best foundations for mature skin will deliver a soft focus finish that blurs fine lines, and offer ingredients that hydrate or protect or both.
Laura Geller’s Cover Lock Cream Foundation is a multi-tasking, full coverage foundation infused with vitamins to keep skin protected from aging pollutants and environmental stressors.
Delivering flawless coverage applies like a dream, expertly camouflaging discoloration, scars and tattoos with a long-lasting, creamy finish. Its skin-perfecting formula locks out external aggressors to keep skin healthy and protected.
This is what true flawless looks like.
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