Not sure how to purchase a foundation?
Here are the things to take in account when buying a foundation
How much do you want cover?
Sheer- very light weight look, the no makeup makeup look. Your skin will show threw, it will lightly cover imperfections. This is the lightest coverage.
Medium- some of your skin will show threw. This will cover slight imperfections, mild breakouts, moderate redness.
Full- no skin will show threw. All of your imperfections will be covered, this is the heaviest coverage.
What type of finish would you like?
Natural- this finish is best if you are looking for your makeup to look like your natural skin.
Dewy- this finish is a luminous, it makes your skin look radiant. Ideal for dry skins that want to look less dry
Matte- this finish is flat. Ideal for oily/ combinations skins that want look less shiny.
Do you want sunscreen? This is a must for foundation that you wear daily. Opt for no SPF if your purchasing foundation for a special event where pictures will be taken.
HD (High- definition)
Are you purchasing the foundation for a special event? Will there be pictures taken?
HD makeup is key when pictures will be taken. An HD foundation photographs wonderfully. Typically the molecules are spherical so it makes the skin look almost as if it's airbrushed.
Good luck with your foundation hunt!