My Top 5 Foundations for Mature Skin

Hey, lovelies! Today, I’m super excited to chat about something that’s been a game-changer for me and, I believe, could be for you too – finding the perfect foundation for mature skin. If you’re like me, navigating the world of makeup while trying to keep everything looking fresh, natural, and, let’s be honest, not settled into those laugh lines we’ve earned, can be a bit of a puzzle.

Over the years, I’ve shifted away from heavy, cakey foundations and found my sweet spot with skin tints and lighter foundations. They don’t weigh down the skin, don’t settle into lines, and just keep us looking like the best version of ourselves. So, without further ado, here are my top five go-tos for that perfect, radiant base – from the lightest touch to a bit more coverage for those special occasions.

1. BeautyBlender Always On Radiant Skin Tint

This little gem doesn’t get nearly enough love! It’s what I’m wearing right now, and let me tell you, it feels like wearing a cloud. It’s super light, blends like a dream, and gives that “your skin but better” look that lasts all day. It’s my everyday hero for when I want to look put together without looking made up.

$29 at Sephora

2. Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint

Oh, Ilia, how I adore thee! With SPF 40, niacinamide, squalane, and hyaluronic acid, it’s like a love letter to your skin wrapped up in a foundation. The coverage is natural and sheer, perfect for those no-makeup makeup days. It’s skincare and makeup in one, and it’s absolutely brilliant.

$48 at Sephora

3. Danessa Myricks Yummy Skin Tint

This is the double-duty powerhouse. Serum-based and packed with hydrating goodies, it nourishes your skin while evening out your complexion. It’s makeup that feels like skincare, and it’s a staple in my makeup bag for a reason.

$36 at Sephora

4. IT Cosmetics CC Cream Nude Glow

A tried and true favorite for years, this CC cream has it all – medium to light coverage, SPF 40, and a color-correcting formula that just works wonders. IT Cosmetics knows what they’re doing, and this product is no exception. It’s my go-to when I need a bit more coverage but still want that light, breathable feel.

$47 at Sephora

5. Laura Mercier Real Flawless Foundation

The newest addition to my collection and the one with the most coverage. When it went viral, I had to see what the fuss was about – and it did not disappoint. Serum-based, offering a bunch of benefits for your skin while giving that flawless finish, it’s my pick for nights out or when I just want that extra bit of confidence.

$52 at Sephora

Remember: Less Is More

With makeup, especially for us fabulous over 50s, the golden rule is less is more. Start with a couple of drops and build up if you need to, but honestly, these foundations are so good, you won’t need much. They’re about enhancing, not hiding, our natural beauty.

Choosing the right foundation can make such a difference in how we look and feel. It’s not just about covering up; it’s about glowing from within. And with these five, I’ve never felt more radiant. Give them a try, and let’s keep shining, inside and out!

Lolita Carrico
Lolita Carrico
Exploring the art of graceful aging, I share my journey and tips on wellness, beauty, and nutrition for women embracing their vibrant 40s and beyond.

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