Is your big day coming up soon? If you’re going to be walking down the aisle this year, you’re likely thinking about your makeup look. One of the most important products you’ll be putting on your face is foundation, which means you’ll want to choose the best foundation for weddings so you can flaunt a flawless face. Which foundation you should use will differ based on whether you have oily skin or dry skin or whether there are specific skin care concerns—like dark circles—you’re looking to cover. After all, you want to make sure you look as perfect as possible in all those wedding photos, as you say “I do,” and when you dance the night away! Keep reading for our best foundation picks for your wedding day, along with tips for applying foundation like a pro.
OUR BEST FOUNDATIONS FOR WEDDINGS
Ready to choose the right foundation for your wedding day? Here are our best options.
L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation: If you have oily skin, you’re likely looking for ways to help prevent your complexion from appearing overly shiny throughout your wedding day. That’s why you should choose a matte foundation, like this one. Matte foundations help keep skin from looking shiny so that you can go about your day without having to worry about blotting your face every so often.
L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Glow Foundation: On the other end of the spectrum, if you have dry skin, it’s a good idea to choose a radiant finish foundation, like this one. Dry skin can sometimes look dull, so applying a radiant foundation can help ensure your complexion looks glowy when you walk down the aisle and throughout the night.
L’Oréal Paris Infallible Total Cover Foundation: If you’re worried that dark circles or dark spots will shine through your wedding day makeup, reach for a long-lasting, full-coverage foundation, like this one. You can even use it to cover tattoos!
L’Oréal Paris True Match™ Super Blendable Makeup: When it comes to picking the best foundation for your skin, you should take your undertone into consideration. If you have cool skin, you’ll want a foundation that leans cool, and if you have warm skin, you’ll want a foundation that leans warm. This foundation comes in a wide variety of shades to match different undertones.
L’Oréal Paris 24 Hour Fresh Wear Foundation, Lightweight: For brides who want to flaunt natural-looking makeup on their big day, this foundation is a top contender. This ultra-thin liquid goes on smoothly for a fresh and healthy complexion that lasts all day long. As a result, skin looks hydrated and radiant, which is just what you need to have the perfect wedding day pics to look back on!
HOW TO APPLY FOUNDATION
Once you’ve settled on which foundation you want to wear on your wedding day, you’ll need the proper know-how to apply it. Follow our tips for applying foundation like a pro.
STEP #1: PREP YOUR SKIN WITH A FACE SCRUB
Before you reach for your foundation, it’s always smart to exfoliate. This will help rid the skin’s surface of dead skin cell buildup and ensure you have a smooth, bright base for your makeup. Use the L’Oréal Paris Pure-Sugar Smooth & Glow Grapeseed Scrub as your exfoliator. Apply a small amount to skin, massage it over your face using wet fingers, and rinse off thoroughly with lukewarm water. Pat dry, and you’re ready for the next step.
STEP #2: PRIME, PRIME, PRIME
Primer can help create an even canvas, so your foundation glides on seamlessly. Choose between the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Lock Makeup Primer if you have oily skin or the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Glow Lock Makeup Primer if you have dry skin. Apply your primer of choice all over your face.
STEP #3: APPLY FOUNDATION WITH A MAKEUP BLENDER
Like it or not, it can be hard for your fingers to lay liquid foundation evenly on your skin. Instead, squeeze some out onto a makeup blender, like the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Blend Artist Foundation Blender, and dab and roll the foundation onto your face for a seamless blend.
And there you have it! Our best foundations for your wedding day, as well as tips for applying it. For more bridal beauty tips, here are Wedding Hair and Makeup Dos and Don’ts. Cheers to your big day!