Top 10 Lightweight Foundations for Daily Use

Hi everyone,

Gone are the days when women used foundations only on the special occasions. Women now want an even-toned, bright look on a regular basis. Many of them depend on BB creams for that. However, foundations are often available in a wider range of colours and a variety of formulas, which make foundations a better option. In this post, I will tell you about the best foundations for daily use. They will give a sheer coverage, look natural, brighten up the face and won’t cause any harm to the skin. Most of these are affordable enough for daily use. I have added a few expensive ones for the days when you want to look and feel extra special even in your daily makeup.

Top 10 Lightweight Foundations for Daily Use

Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse

Lakme Absolute Natural Mousse

The lightweight, soft, mousse formula of this product makes it ideal for daily use. It does not require a lot of effort to blend and gives a light to medium coverage. The product does not make the skin oily and is ideal for humid, summer days in India. It won’t cause any breakouts even on acne prone skin.

L’Oreal Mat Magique 12H Bright Mat Foundation

This foundation is great if you have acne scars and blemishes. It has a powder finish that covers up imperfections without giving a heavy feel to the skin. It blends smoothly, leaving a flawless matte finish for more than 5 hours. The shades are amazing for Indian skin tones and it does not oxidize. The added SPF in this foundation definitely makes it a great choice for everyday use.

Maybelline Dream Velvet Soft-Matte Hydrating Foundation

Maybelline Velvet Soft Foundation

It hydrates and mattifies the skin at the same time. Often when we enter AC environments in the workplaces, the skin gets dry and the BB creams and foundations highlight the dry patches. But it won’t happen with this one. It is very lightweight and gives a very natural looking, medium coverage. This affordable product is available in 12 shades and you will definitely find one for yourself.

Chambor Sheer Delight Ultra Matt Oil Free Foundation

This lightweight foundation is non-comedogenic and is ideal for sensitive, acne-prone skin. This lightweight foundation stays matte on the skin without making it dry. It never oxidizes and stays intact for more than 10 hours. It provides a natural-looking, sheer coverage that hides imperfections and brightens up your dull skin daily.

Lotus Herbals Ecostay Foundation

lotus herbals ecostay foundation

This foundation gives a weightless coverage and is great for oily, acne-prone skin. The shades are amazing for Indian skin tones. It has a velvety matte finish and contains SPF which is great for daily use. The foundation provides medium coverage and you can layer it up without getting a cakey feel. It does not oxidize or change color. The product stays on the skin for really long and keeps it matte and hydrated.

Colorbar Aquafeel Foundation

This foundation is decently pigmented and it is a light coverage foundation that provides a fresh natural coverage to the skin. It’s perfect for the daily purpose and it looks quite fresh on the skin as well. It can even out the skin tone well and hide minimal imperfections on the skin, like normal redness or light darkness on under eye area, normal spots etc. The water-based foundation can be layered up easily and it won’t ever cause breakouts.

MAC Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation

MAC Waterweight Foundation

MAC has something for every purpose and this one is great for regular use. It is super lightweight and gives a very natural finish to the skin. It does not accentuate pores or dry patches and is hydrating too. You will find your match in the wide array of shades and its natural finish is great for daily use. It has SPF 30 which will allow you to skip your sunscreen too. Overall, this is the best MAC foundation for everyday use.

Shiseido Sheer and Perfect Foundation SPF 15

This foundation is great for all skin types and gives a velvety, dewy finish to the skin. It does create an almost optical blurring effect on the face, hiding almost all fine lines and pores on the skin. The sheer coverage hides the fine lines, pores and other imperfections, making your skin look natural and better. It contains SPF 15 and photographs really well. Your skin can breathe easily even after you apply this. If you are a no makeup person, this is the best makeup option for you.

It Cosmetics IT-O2 Ultra Repair Liquid Oxygen Foundation

It Cosmetics Oxygen Foundation

This foundation is a great option for those who want something lightweight and natural-looking for daily use; and those who already have decent skin to begin with and do not want to cake it up with heavy coverage foundations. This makes the skin look hydrated, plump, dewy and adds a beautiful glow. It blurs the pores and fine lines, making the skin smooth and also does not highlight the dry patches. If you add a little compact this stays intact for 7-8 hours. This is a great daily use foundation for all dry-skinned beauties out there.

NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation

This is an amazing lightweight foundation for oily skinned beauties who want full coverage for their blemished skin. It gives a beautiful soft matte, natural looking, velvety finish that keeps the oil away even at the end of the day. One drop of the product is enough to give a full coverage and it does not oxidize at all. This is available in multiple shades and you will find your match easily. If you do decide to splurge on this product, I don’t think you will be disappointed.

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