Foundations are what a canvas is to a painting. “Why?” you may ask. Well, just the way a painting comes out beautifully when it has a spot-free, fabulous canvas; makeup looks fantastic on the skin well prepped with foundation.

Foundations are usually a little on the heavier side as they are expected to give full coverage. This can be a minus point for people who suffer from acne. This is where mineral foundations come into the picture. Mineral foundations are proven to be milder on the skin as they don’t clog the pores. Thus, there are lesser chances of acne and breakouts.

Here I am listing the top 10 mineral foundations.

All of them are available in their respective outlets and online too.

1. L’Oreal Paris True Match Mineral Foundation:

Starting the list with L’Oreal, the True Match Mineral Foundation is one of the best mineral powder foundations in the market. It has a built-in brush which is a decent applicator. The staying power is pretty good too. It gives a good coverage.

2. Maxfactor Natural Minerals Foundation:

Yet another raved product, this foundation from Maxfactor is loved the same by bloggers and makeup artists alike. It gives medium coverage and adds a subtle glow to your skin.

3. Revlon Colorstay Mineral Foundation:

Colorstay Mineral Foundation is one of the bestselling foundations of Revlon. It is fine, gives a good finish – not too matte, not too silky. It doesn’t cause allergic reactions or breakouts. It also contains SPF 10.

4. Maybelline Mineral Foundation for Sensitive Skin:

Our budget-friendly Maybelline has a mineral foundation crafted for sensitive skin. This is clinically proven to make the skin smoother and more radiant. It also contains SPF and micro shimmer which adds a lovely glow to the face. It comes in eight shades so you can choose what suits you best. This product ranks very high on many lists of the best mineral foundations there is!

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5. Street Wear Stay On Mineral Foundation:

This mineral foundation from Street Wear comes with a Kabuki brush. It is waterproof and sweat proof. It adds a glow to the face by giving decent coverage. It is suitable for oily skin and sensitive skin too. The shimmer is not too obvious and best of all; it has a shelf life of three years.

6. The Body Shop Nature’s Mineral Foundation:

This foundation from The Body Shop is one of their most sold products. It contains no obvious shimmer and stays put for long hours. It is known to clear the skin of blemishes with regular usage. It comes with an SPF of 25.

7. Oriflame Giordani Gold Mineral Therapy Foundation:

Oriflame is a Swedish company that makes fantastic products. Gold Mineral Therapy Foundation is in its regular permanent range owing to its fabulous popularity. It is a creamy foundation. It contains very fine shimmer which adds a glow to the face. It stays on the skin for about 4 hours. It glides on the skin like butter and doesn’t weigh down the skin.

8. The Body Shop Extra Virgin Minerals Liquid Foundation:

Yet another liquid foundation from the Body Shop, the Extra Virgin Minerals Foundation is known to provide fantastic coverage. It stays on the skin for a good 4 hours. It contains the goodness of minerals and is light on the skin. It’s a creamy foundation, so oily-skinned girls might want to stay away from it.

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9. Avon Smooth Minerals Powder Foundation:

Avon is yet another company catering to the needs of the cosmetic industry. This mineral powder foundation is a lovely product as it gives a neat coverage, stays for three hours and doesn’t clog the skin. It is economical and contains no shimmer. It brightens up the skin.

10. Bourjois Mineral Matte Foundation:

The goodness of matte and mineral foundation coupled into one, this product from Bourjois is much raved about. The foundation gives a decent coverage and comes in a good packaging. The mousse foundation is perfect for oily-skinned girls as it’s not heavy on the skin.

These are my picks girls, what are yours? Shoot a comment.

Stay gorgeous!

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  • Divyasri

    Thanks for share namitha!! The Body Shop Nature’s Mineral Foundation this mineral makeup is really made for people with already near perfect skin who don’t need coverage. Do try guys…