4 Ways to Make Your Foundation Work Harder

What if we told you your foundation should do more than just cover up imperfections? The latest formulas nourish skin for a youthful glow sans makeup.

foundationsphoto credit: geoffrey rossThese foundations and skin boosters pull double-duty when it comes to showcasing flawless skin.

1. La Prairie Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal Transforming Cream, $245

This innovative cream, which comes available in four colours, includes self-adjusting colour-correcting pigments to fight dullness and uneven skin tone – two key indicators of aging skin – while protecting and nourishing your face.

2. Guerlain Parure Gold Radiance Powder Foundation SPF 15, $97

This pressed powder contains collagen and elastin to help put a little spring back into your skin. Plus, it’s formulated with fine gold pigments to add subtle radiance to a fatigued complexion.

3. CoverGirl + Olay Simply Ageless Anti-Aging Foundation Primer, $19

This creamy primer goes on like a serum, leaving skin hydrated and dewy for up to eight hours, and is supercharged with anti-aging amino peptides and vitamin B3.

4. Clarins Booster Energy, $40

Mix these drops with your foundation of choice to create a custom cocktail that will boost radiance, minimize signs of fatigue and re-energize the skin.

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