The 5 Best Foundations For Mature Skin

As you age, your skin changes and while it once may have been firm and hydrated, when you get older your skin starts showing signs of aging. Dry skin, fine lines, and wrinkles are all common issues senior women face and with makeup, these things can be covered. 

No matter what your age is, having a great foundation in your makeup bag is important for hiding any imperfections, whether it’s acne, redness, or dark spots. Foundation can give you the coverage you need while having many benefits for your skin. Think of foundation as a tinted moisturizer for dry skin, with the added benefits of giving you a flawless complexion. 

These five foundations (ranked from cheapest to most expensive) are the best for covering dark spots, fine lines, and wrinkles—and they all are under $50, with the cheapest one being just under $10. So, you can spend your money on the more important things in life while still looking young and radiant.

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Almay Smart Shade Anti-Aging Skintone Matching Makeup

Although this is the cheapest foundation on this list, don’t let the price fool you. At under $10, it adjusts to match your skin tone while minimizing the look of fine lines. The Almay Tonemimic is a shade-sensing bead technology, which means the foundation goes on white and it blends with your skin’s natural shade when it’s rubbed in. You don’t have to worry about your foundation looking cakey because this foundation takes away the guesswork from choosing the right color. Its streak-free color doesn’t settle into fine lines and it reduces the visibility of pores.

Revlon Age Defying Firming and Lifting Makeup

At just over $11, Revlon’s Tri-Shield Technology keeps your skin radiant and bright with its anti-aging properties. It preps like a primer, soothes like a serum, and hydrates like a moisturizer all in one product! It’s also SPF 20 because you want to keep your skin protected from the sun, which causes aging signs like wrinkles and dark spots. It’s also available in 12 shades, so there’s a color for every skin tone. Plus, 93% of women who used it saw noticeable improvements to their skin after just 1 week!

CoverGirl + Olay Simply Ageless 3-in-1 Liquid Foundation

This CoverGirl foundation is one of the most expensive drug store concealers on this list, but it still cost around $13. CoverGirl, plus Olay skincare, what more could you ask for in a foundation? It moisturizes while keeping the skin plump and dewy for a younger-looking appearance. The 3-in-1 Liquid foundation reduces the look of wrinkles, improves tone, and delivers firming moisture. 

Clarins Extra-Firming Foundation SPF 15

Clarins is a higher-end foundation that will cost you a bit more than the other foundations on this list at just under $48, but this creamy, rich, oil-free foundation has skin firming and anti-aging ingredients, which made your skin look more youthful. The oat sugars minimize imperfections while smoothing skin and giving a radiant complexion. 

Lancome Rénergie Lift Makeup (SPF 27)

Lancome’s Rénergie Lift Makeup is the most expensive foundation one on this list, but it’s still under $50 (around $49), and it provides up to 12 hours of hydration, leaving your skin feeling luminous and radiant. It’s lightweight and Lancôme’s Micro-Lift™ technology with Pure Vitamin E smoothes your skin and evens out your skin tone. The reflective micro-pearls in the foundation work with the light around you, resulting in a natural shine that leaves your skin looking younger. The foundation works best for normal to dry skin types and it’s fragrant-free and non-comedogenic. 

Final Thoughts

Wearing the right foundation can help your skin look younger while reversing the signs of aging. Getting older is hard, but with these five foundations, you’ll look more youthful and radiant than you have ever before. 

When looking for foundations for your mature skin, choose one that hydrates, prevents signs of aging, and that’s lightweight. You don’t have to spend tons of money on a foundation as there are tons of amazing drugstore options that work just as well as high-end products. 

The secret to finding the perfect foundation is getting one that has anti-aging benefits for mature skin. It doesn’t matter if your skin is dry or oily—there’s a foundation out there for everyone. Get ready to put your best face forward with these foundations!

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