by Ruth Strachan

It’s a fact, Christmas time is hard on your skin! With cold weather, alcohol and central heating — December can leave your skin looking dull, dehydrated and tired. Which is even more irritating when it also seems to be peak socialising season. Naturally you want to be looking your glowy, clear-skinned best! These foundations are here to solve all of your winter skin worries and have you looking and feeling gorgeous with a swipe of your beauty blender!

Dior DiorSkin Forever Foundation SPF35, £35

Enriched with the Dior poreless effect skin care essence, this doesn’t just make your skin look flawless, it actually fixes the problem. Lasting for an impressive 16 hours and available in 19 shades — this foundation will stay put from morning to night and can compliment both fair and dark skin tones.

Estée Lauder Double Wear Nude Cushion Stick, £28

Don’t let the unique applicator tip fool you, this foundation couldn’t be easier to use! Just touch on, buff into your skin and blend for the flawless finish that the double wear family is known for! It polishes and evens skin tone for a healthy looking glow that will last until spring!

Bobbi Brown Moisture Rich Foundation SPF15, £34

One thing a lot of beauty junkies are lacking at Christmas time is moisture, and if you’re using the wrong foundation your dry patches can feel magnified! This foundation is the perfect remedy to dry and unhappy skin. It’s packed with the moisture-magnet benefits of sodium hyaluronate with jojoba, wheat germ and plant oils —just stick this on for a dewy complexion that won’t highlight dry skin!

Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick, £42

With foundation and concealer in this handy stick, this gives you full coverage with one easy swipe. This long-wearing waterproof formula lasts 12 hours and adjusts to your body temperature to effortlessly blend onto skin. The triangular tip gives you more control when applying, for perfectly flawless make-up, on the go!

Rimmel London Match Perfection Foundation, £8.29

This has been a firm drugstore fave for a while and with good reason! This self-proclaimed ‘mistake-proof’ foundation gives even, full coverage and has an inbuilt 24hr moisture complex to help skin feel hydrated. Which is exactly what you need in a foundation when it comes to facing winter weather. At under a tenner, this beauty is worth every penny.

Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum Foundation, £10.99

Don’t let dark winter days dull your sparkle. With a vitamin-rich, fruit therapy formula containing litchi, goji berries and pomegranates — this promises to combat any signs of fatigue and leave your skin radiant! This glides on to skin for an even, imperfection-free finish without that cakey feel. Plus, it smells fruity and who doesn’t want that from their foundation?!

NARS Sheer Glow Foundation, £32

If you’re looking for something that will give you that ‘my skin but better’ look whilst still giving you full-coverage — then you’ve found it. This brightening foundation, evens skin tone and conceals imperfections for a dewy finish that will leave your skin feeling smooth and replenished.

Make Up Forever Water Blend Foundation, £27

 Looking for a lightweight, sheer moisture-packed foundation to give you a natural-looking satin finish? This water-based foundation is perfect for use on both face and body. Formulated with 80% water, this unique foundation with a water-gel texture blends on perfectly and will NOT cling to dry patches. Perfect for your winter skin woes!

The Body Shop Fresh Nude Foundation SPF15, £15

This clever foundation is enriched with rose water and aloe to moisturise skin and keep your face feeling fresh all day long! Boasting 24 hours of moisturising action and available in 19 shades, this hidden jewel of the foundation world is great for giving you a semi-matte finish without drying out your skin!

Benefit Hello Flawless Oxygen Wow Foundation SPF25, £36.40

With build-able coverage this light-weight foundation is oil-free — meaning no greasy skin nightmares! With a brightening complex, this is perfect for creating a natural and luminous complexion. You can always trust Benefit to give us make-up to fall in love with!

Psst… These beauties are perfect for applying foundation and are available in our shop NOW!

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