Flawless Drugstore Foundation (for real!)

You guys know I love a good drugstore find and I’ve found a great foundation combo that’s less than $25. Whoever says you can’t have flawless foundation with drugstore products was totally wrong! I’ve been on the hunt for the best foundation (drugstore or high-end) and these two foundations (yep, I mix two different foundations, another thing I love to do haha!) work perfectly.

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Just a quick reminder, to have a great finish on your makeup (not just foundation), you start with flawless skin. You can see my favorite skin products here and my morning skin routine and tomorrow, I’m sharing two skin care products that will make your face glow. Make sure to check back tomorrow for that post!

First things first, you definitely want to prime before apply foundation! I’ve been using Marc Jacobs coconut primer (just one pump). The two foundations I combined was: Maybelline Dream Velvet and L’Oreal Infallible (matte finish). I highly recommend buying a beautyblender, it really makes a huge difference from a brush or using your hands!

I finished off with Tarte’s Amazonian Clay pressed powder. I LOVE this powder, it’s amazing. I’ve been using it for several years, and even though I’ve tried a ton of different pressed powders, I’ve always gone back to using Tarte’s powder.

That’s it! I try not to put too much stuff on my face since it will weigh it down and look cakey (the worst). I always apply blush and contour as well! Oh, and because I know a few of you will ask, the lipstick I’m wearing is Revlon ColorStay in the shade ‘Shewy‘.

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21 Comments

  1. robin Rue
    03/15/2017 / 10:06 am

    You look amazing. Thank you so much for weeding out the good stuff for us. This is super helpful.

  2. 03/15/2017 / 10:17 am

    You’re so smart with combining two foundations. That’s got to be the trick in making it work. Never tried that, but going to soon! Also, just bought a beauty blender so going to be more active in using that (versus my fingers) to blend!

  3. 03/15/2017 / 10:29 am

    Wow! Your skin looks so gorgeous and I love your lipstick color! I usually only buy foundation from the drug store because I don’t wear it very often.

  4. 03/15/2017 / 11:47 am

    I totally agree, you have to start with flawless skin! I just started noticing a difference in my foundation, and thought it was the brand…switched and tried a couple of different ones with the same result. Started taking care of my skin, and figured out that’s what it was!

  5. 03/15/2017 / 4:19 pm

    I love that Loreal foundation. It is great drugstore foundation. I like drugstore because I don’t want to spend too much lol

  6. 03/15/2017 / 4:55 pm

    Ooh I’ve been wanting to try that coconut primer, but I keep putting it off. This post reminds me to get my act together and go get some!

  7. 03/15/2017 / 8:14 pm

    Your skin looks so amazing. I’m surprised you even need to wear foundation. You apply it very well.

  8. 03/15/2017 / 8:56 pm

    I can’t wait to try your brands. I hate to have to order the foundation from a company, I never have it when I really need it. Now, if you will find a concealer….

  9. Debra
    03/16/2017 / 12:27 am

    What great skin – I need to find some foundations that don’t make me break out! You look great!

  10. 03/16/2017 / 1:59 am

    I always combine 2 foundations too. Its the only way I get my PERFECT shade. And that Revlon Color Stay is my all time fave for lippie color for spring. So bright and happy. Love it!

  11. Mandy Carter
    03/16/2017 / 7:45 am

    Wow that is some pink lipstick. It looks great on you but not sure I could wear ir.

  12. 03/16/2017 / 9:51 am

    This looks lovely! Love the colours you chose and the lipstick looks gorgeous! The foundations look great, flawless and a great tone!

  13. 03/16/2017 / 10:29 am

    Wow, it is pretty flawless! This was so helpful for this makeup challenged gal! Love your lip color too

  14. Reesa Lewandowski
    03/16/2017 / 3:24 pm

    Wow you look beautiful!!! I am horrible with makeup, so I need to find this!!! Love your bangs!!

  15. Krystle Cook
    03/17/2017 / 10:37 am

    Drugstore foundations can sometimes surprise you. I have found some of my favorite products in them. Your skin looks amazing.

  16. 03/17/2017 / 4:13 pm

    It really does look flawless or your skin just is fantastic! I will have to try these because I’m alawys spending so much money on foundation that doesn’t work!

  17. 03/17/2017 / 8:56 pm

    Wow! You aren’t kidding. Your complexion looks just amazing! Perfect for a photo takin’ sesh!

  18. 03/17/2017 / 8:57 pm

    Seriously! That makeup looks just incredible on you. Flawless indeed! Now I want to try to it!

  19. 03/18/2017 / 1:03 am

    Your makeup looks amazing! I don’t really like to wear foundation because I can never get it exactly right. Ill have to try these.

  20. 03/18/2017 / 11:59 am

    You have a flawless look going on there! I love finding great makeup you can buy at the store. I cannot wait to try these the next time I need foundation.

  21. 03/19/2017 / 8:49 pm

    Primer is one of my favorite tools for a flawless look. I find it to be a secret product because when people ask about my makeup, I say I use primer and they say they have never tried it. Love your look!

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