Raise your hand if you face constant struggles when trying to manoeuvre liquid foundation when you’re in a rush– or just in general. Applying liquid foundation can be quite a mess as it tends to drip everywhere and we always pump out too much. Let’s be honest, we are the only mess we need.
Don’t fret, and let me introduce you to the beauty (and utter convenience) of the stick foundation. It’s easy to use as it is a solid stick and, most importantly, it won’t spill all over your white shirt. Unfortunately, most of them don’t agree with dry skin due to it’s solid texture, those with normal or oily skin will absolutely love this stick.
I’ve narrowed down my top picks for stick foundations below. Keep on reading if you want to shorten the duration of your makeup routine.
This magic in stick form has a natural finish, and is perfect for those everyday looks. You might want to tap on some powder as it tends to become shiny during the day. Its staying power however, is amazing.
This one gives you full coverage and is so easy to blend due to its creamy and emollient texture. What’s more, it has an impressive shade range featuring 32 colours. Add another brownie point for its ability to not crease by the end of the day.
The French brand has gifted us their best-selling Ultra HD Foundation in stick form. The original is known for its longevity, flawless finish, and skin-like feel. Only now we can pull it from our purse for a quick fix.
The Nars Foundation Stick is ideal for those cursed with an oily complexion. It has a soft matte finish which keeps excess sebum at bay.
Not only is it super creamy and easy to blend with buildable coverage, it will feel like a second skin because it’s so lightweight. The sponge tip on the end makes it even more desirable.
Apart from the fact that it’s a foundation and concealer in one, its light-to-medium coverage is perfect for those days when you want a “no makeup-makeup” look. The only downside is it’s lacking shade range– something a lot of companies seemingly struggle with (#shade).
Black Opal True Colour Stick Foundation
Black Opal fortunately caters to those who can’t find their shade with other makeup brands, especially those with dark to deep skin tones. If you like to have a matte finish while being protected from the sun, this stick is for you.
Maybelline New York Fit Me Shine-Free + Balance Stick Foundation
The fab drugstore brand has created a foundation that reduces shine with its cool mattifying core, while staying put for hours on end. Most importantly, it features a finish that looks like your skin just minus all the greasiness.
Is stick foundation “lazy person” foundation? Most likely. But at least their foundation is on point.
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