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Foundations & Tinted Moisturizers

How to pick the perfect foundation & concealers. Plus: the best products on the market, how to apply foundation & more.

How Do I Find a Foundation to Cover My Rosacea?
I got a letter from a woman named Shannon who was having a hard time finding the right foundation to cover the redness caused by lupus. Find out my answer that solved her foundation issues.

Cream-based Foundation: Best for Older Skin
Cream-based Foundation: Best for Older Skin

How to Avoid Cake Face
Just what is "cake face"? It's when someone wears too much foundation and concealer. Find out how to avoid your own cake face mishap in this article from About.com.

How to Plump Up Skin Before You Apply Foundation
How to Plump Up Skin Before You Apply Foundation

Makeup Application: What's the Best Way to Apply Makeup?
There's actually an order in which you should apply makeup. I share these and a few techniques that will change up your makeup routine.

Types of Make-up Foundations
Here you'll find a rundown of the many different types of makeup foumndations: Tinted moisturizers, powder foundations and liquid foundations.

What's the Best Way to Apply Foundation?
Here we show you the easiest way to apply foundation or tinted moisturizers (hint: apply concealer AFTER not before).

The Importance of Exfoliation Before Makeup Application
Exfoliate before applying makeup

What Is Sheer Foundation?
Find out what sheer foundation is and what skin types benefit the most from it.

Foundation for African-American Skin
Foundation for African-American Skin

Keep Foundation From Disappearing
Keep Foundation From Disappearing -- Do you find your foundation won't stay put for long? Here's how to make it last.

Top 10 Foundation Picks
Top 10 Foundation Picks -- We list the best products on the market, from stick foundations, creams & powders.

Best Foundations for Asian Women
Best Foundations for Asian Women

How to Apply Foundation
The right foundation helps even out skin tones & gives off the appearance of flawless skin. Learning how to apply a foundation base properly is the key to your overall look. Follow these steps for a smooth and flawless complexion.

20 Must-Have Foundation, Concealer and Blush Tips
We've done the research so you don't have to. Find out how to get rid of ruddy skin, how to pick the perfect foundation, plus how to properly apply it (with your fingers, a sponge or a brush?).

How to Pick the Perfect Foundation
Which foundation is best for your skin type? The perfect foundation should vanish into your skin without a trace, so it looks as if you're the sort of woman who can go out sans makeup. Here's how to pick the perfect foundation for your skin type & color.

Yes, You Can Reduce the Pores on Your Face, Here's How
Dr. Brandt's Pores No More -- How Does Pore-Minimizing Makeup Work?

Makeup Tips: How to Control Shine
Makeup Tips: How to Control Shine

When Should You Throw Out Your Makeup Sponge
I would be lost without my makeup sponges. I use them about as frequently as I use my brushes. This week, I have collected a bit of information that will tell you how to use them and when to toss them.

Help! How to Do I Pick the Right Foundation?
Help! How to Do I Pick the Right Foundation?

What is Mineral Foundation?
Find out what mineral foundation makeup is and what skin types benefit the most from it.

What is Powder (or Compact) Foundation?
Find out what powder (or compact) foundation makeup is and what skin types benefit the most from it.

What is Matte (Also Known as "Oil=free") Foundation?
Find out what matte, or oil-free, foundation makeup is and what skin types benefit the most from it.

What is Tinted Moisturizer?
Find out what tinted moisturizer is and what skin types benefit the most from it.

Best Foundation Powders
Powder foundation is great for women who want on-the-go portability (as Bobbi Brown claims on her Website for her popular powder foundation). Because it's a powder and foundation in one, you can stick this foundation in your purse and use it when you need it.

What is Stick Foundation?
Find out what stick foundation makeup is and what skin types benefit the most from it.

What is Mousse or Whipped Foundation?
Find out what whipped (or mousse) foundation makeup is and what skin types benefit the most from it.

The Best Foam Sponge for Applying Foundation

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