I used to be the ride or die expensive brand name foundation type……until they started costing more than $40! I mean come on, that is just ridiculous for how much you get and how short it lasts. I used to wear the Estee Lauder foundation and loved it, but I would have to buy it so often that I just couldn’t do it anymore. I switched over to Mac for a while, but they have so many damn kinds I could never remember which one I bought! Plus every time I would go in there to buy something I would walk out spending a couple hundred on shit I don’t even know how to use.
Now that I am mostly home throughout the week I didn’t want to use up all my expensive foundation when I was going to the grocery store, I mean Costco, yes of course, I dress up for that shit cause hello, it’s Costco. But the other stores, no, they get the natural me. I just wanted something to throw on that still gave me coverage while not breaking the bank. So to Pinterest I went, I read reviews, comparisons, and tried tons!
These are the 2 brands that actually worked and didn’t look cakey. L’oreal matte foundation and Milani foundation. They both give great coverage and do not cost a ton. I like them both for different reasons. The L’oreal is more of a matte finish and I like to wear that one when I am a little more tan, the colors match my skin tone better when they are darker for some reason. The Milani also has great coverage but has a more dewy finish, I can always find my match with that brand. They both last all day and have great coverage, if you like a lighter coverage foundation I wouldn’t recommend these two brands. I legit want like all the makeup on my face, like hide all the imperfections type of foundation, so if you are one of those blessed people that are pretty without makeup and just want some even color then these aren’t for you. I also use the Shape Tape concealer from Ulta, and on my at home days I use the Maybelline Master Conceal.
Y’all know I am all about finding a good deal, and these drugstore foundations don’t disappoint, if you give them a try let me know how you like them, or if you need more recommendations I would be happy to find some. If you have any other products you want me to write about leave a comment or email me and I would love to write about them!
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