How to choose foundation to match your skin type

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How to choose foundation to match your skin type

When you’re on the hunt for a new skin care product, you’ll consider your skin type to help aid your search. But what about when choosing a new foundation?

If you’ve never thought about it before, watch the video above to see how selecting a foundation to suit your skin needs can make a BIG difference. The before and afters in the video tell the true story, and we’ve also put together a quick snapshot below.

NORMAL/COMBINATION SKIN

Look for: A formula that will flawlessly conceal any occasional imperfections.

bh’s Rosie recommends:Rimmel Match Perfection Foundation because the formula contains soft focus powders that create a blurring effect over pores.

DRY SKIN

Look for: A foundation that contains a hydrating ingredient for longer lasting coverage.

bh’s Kym recommends:Rimmel Lasting Finish 25HR Foundation. It contains a comfort serum that instantly hydrates the skin, with the added benefits of SPF 20 and vitamin E for extra protection from the elements.

DULL SKIN

Look for: A foundation with an illuminating formula, that visibly reawakens and covers any visible signs of fatigue.

bh’s Michelle recommends:Rimmel Wake Me Up Foundation because it’s formulated with peptides and vitamin C to boost skin elasticity and illuminate the skin for a healthy-looking glow.

OILY SKIN

Look for: A balancing foundation that will mattify a shiny complexion.

bh’s Caitlin recommends:Rimmel Stay Matte Foundation. The gel emulsifiers and mattifying powders in the lightweight formula leave skin shine-free all day, with no dreaded ‘cake face’.

Do you consider your skin type when choosing a foundation? What other things are on your checklist when selecting make-up products?

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