Foundation for your wedding day

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Even if you don’t usually wear foundation, you’ll need that little bit of extra coverage on your wedding day, particularly because of the high res photos being taken. Look good all day long by making sure you pick the correct foundation. You need to choose one according your skin type and the look you actually want. Here is our list of handy helpers for your Big Day:
Different foundations to wear on your wedding day
You want: Natural coverage
You should try: Essence Soft & Natural Make-up Long Lasting, R44.95

You want: Medium coverage
You should try: Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation SPF15, R450

You want: Full coverage
You should try: OFRA Absolute Cover Silk Peptide Foundation, R366.80

You want: Foundation for oily skin
You should try: Revlon ColourStay Makeup with Softflex, R209

You want: Foundation for an even complexion
You should try: Almay Even Skin Makeup, R189

You want: Foundation for mature skin
You should try: Estée Lauder Futurist Age-Resisting Make-up SPF15, R415

You want: Foundation for a radiant complexion
You should try: Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation, R189.95

You want: Foundation for a matt complexion
You should try: Sensai Total Finish Foundation, R740

You want: Foundation for a translucent finish
You should try: Clarins Mineral Loose Powder, R375

Other articles you may be interested in:
Foundation types explained: Powder
Foundation types explained: Liquid
Foundation types explained: Cream
Battle of the BB creams
What’s the deal with concealer?

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  1. Alae Conradie

    Such a great article, thanks! I have my wedding coming up soon (eeek!) and have been wondering which foundation to use on the day. I have a make-up artist for the day and somehow they all seem to stock MAC and only MAC. Although I like their eye and lip products, their foundations do not agree with my skin (shading is often too yellow and the texture I find cakey and thick). I love Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation as well as Revlon’s Colour Stay Mousse (for normal to dry skin) so I think I will take these along on the big day instead of chancing it with a new, unknown foundation.

    4 years ago •

  1. Cupcake

    Which of these foundations is non-comedogenic?

    5 years ago •

    1. Admin

      Hi Cupcake. If you have acne prone skin, then the Estee Lauder & Revlon foundations should not cause break outs.

      5 years ago •

  1. makera

    I have oily skin. I’ve been hearing good comments about the Revlon Color stay. I’m definitely going to buy it.

    5 years ago •

  1. Pseudo_kate

    I would recommend Bobbi Brown out of the selection above. It’ll give you good coverage without being heavy which is a common mistake that brides make – to look more airbrushed than “glowing and fresh”.

    5 years ago •

  1. Pluke

    MAC gives me that flawless finish! Will definitely be using that on my Wedding Day in December.

    5 years ago •

  1. martie

    Estee Lauder double ware stay in place is the best foundation. I used it for years and is the best. It doesn’t rub off and looks natural. It is simply the best.

    5 years ago •

  1. Mpoyif

    Less is more – I would go for the Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation.

    5 years ago •

  1. Adams

    Completely in love with the medium coverage foundation from Bobbi Brown. It is so versatile in how you can use it for both day or night purpose.

    5 years ago •

  1. NaturalDiva

    I am so keen to try Bourjois foundations. I have read and heard good things about them.

    5 years ago •

  1. Tanusta

    I love all the Revlon foundations!

    5 years ago •

  1. Pannack

    These all look lovely! I would love to try Clarins but my skin is quite oily so I use Revlon.

    5 years ago •

  1. ABeauty

    I like a matte or full cover foundation.

    5 years ago •

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