The wisest investment you can make for your makeup is always the
Check out the 10 best high end foundations that can work wonders for your skin and give you the perfect base for your makeup.
Chanel Vitalumiere Moisture Rich Radiance Fluid Makeup
Revitalizing dry and dull skin, the Chanel Vitalumiere is one of the best high end foundations with its light reflecting pigments that give a soft-focus effect. It also offers SPF 15 in 8 shades.
Buy it: Chanel Vitalumiere foundation
Lancome Teint Idole Ultra
Available in 25 gorgeous shades, the Lancome foundation has a 24 hour staying power and a shine-free effect. It's perhaps the best high end foundation, since it doesn't need retouches. Buy it: Lancome Teint Indole foundation
Estee Lauder Double Wear
Considered the #1 product in foundation in 2012 by the NPD group,
the Stay-in-Place Makeup SPF 10 is lightweight and stays fresh
throughout heat and humidity with a semi-matte finish.
Buy it: Estee Lauder Double Wear foundation
YSL Le Teint Touche Éclat
Weightless and illuminating, this liquid formula with SPF 19 makes
a great case for the title of the best high end foundation. Free of
parabens and sulfates, it's available in 16 shades.
Buy it: YSL Le Teint Touche Eclat
Giorgio Armani Maestro
Available in 12 shades, with SPF 15, this might just be the
world's best foundation since it doesn't feel like one at all. It
comes in a bottle with an eye dropper and it's applied using your
Buy it: Giorgio Armani Maestro foundation
NARS Sheer Glow Foundation
With a glowing satin-finish, this foundation offers radiance and
glow in 16 shades. The only thing that doesn't give it a boost for
the title of best high end foundation is the fact that it's suitable
for just normal to dry skin.
Buy it: NARS Sheer Glow foundation
Dior Diorskin Nude
Apparently thick, this foundation becomes smooth and light when
applied with a brush. With 16 shades and SPF 15, it's weightless and
gives a natural finish, but it's not recommended for a long period of
Buy it: Dior Diorskin foundation
Laura Mercier Creme Smooth Foundation
Lightweight and hydrating, the Laura Mercier creme easily smooths
out lines and wrinkles, in 12 different shades. Best high end
foundation? Definitely the best one for winter.
Buy it: Laura Mercier Creme Smooth foundation
MAC Mineralize Satinfinish
Fluid foundation with a smooth finish, the MAC uses the
light-reflecting properties of micro-minerals, with SPF 15, in 4
shades. It might be the world's best foundation, if you have normal
to dry skin.
Buy it: MAC Mineralize Satinfinish foundation
Chanel Pro Lumiere Professional Finish Makeup Foundation SPF 15
With a beautiful semi-matte finish, this Chanel product can even argue for being the world's best foundation. Lasting effect for oily and combination skin types add to its reputation. This product is discontinued, but your can still purchase it online.