If you love the lightweight, hydrating feel of a tinted moisturiser but still crave enough coverage to disguise blemishes and dark spots, you have to try the new makeup multitasker on the block: Serum Foundation.
Taking the potency of a treatment and blending it with the masking powers of a liquid foundation, this new wonder product should be in every girl’s beauty bag.
Jam-packed with nourishing ingredients to perfect and protect your skin while reducing the signs of ageing, these power blends make the perfect base for summer and beyond. Browse our pick of the best below and get ready to meet your new beauty hero...
Intensive Skin Serum Foundation, £39 | Bobbi Brown This super silky emulsion provides the skin tone correcting coverage we’ve come to expect from Bobbi Brown’s foundations, alongside a potent cocktail of serum ingredients for a smoother, firmer look. It also contains SPF40 to help prevent future damage.
Laser Focus All Smooth Make Up, £29 | Clinique This formula provides natural coverage and contains active ingredients to soften the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, while boosting collagen for a younger-looking complexion.
The Sensual Skin Fluid Foundation, £48.75 | Kevyn Aucoin Even foundation haters will be won over by the weightless feel of this blend, which is enhanced by complexion-perfecting ingredients for a luminous finish. Easily layered, this long-wear product has a hydrating formula to leave skin feeling like satin.
Perfectionist Youth-Infusing Makeup, £37 | Estee Lauder Infused with age-defying serum technology, this foundation blends, brightens and perfects while restoring radiance and reducing the appearance of fine lines.
Pure Brightening Serum Foundation, £20.80 | Bare Minerals Helping to achieve full coverage with a natural finish, bareMinerals’ offering includes lilac plant stem cells and vitamin C to improve the appearance of dark spots, brighten the skin and improve texture, all while providing a seamless coverage.
Matchmaker Serum Foundation, £35.50 | Josie Maran Including pure Argan oil for a hydrating boost, this easy-to-apply offering is formulated with colour-match pigments that adjust to your natural skin tone.
Cellularose Brightening Serum, £60 | By Terry This non-greasy fluid has an easy-wear texture that melts into a sheer veil when applied to the skin. Camouflaging imperfections, it also smooths fine lines and plumps.
Skin Ideal Youth Serum Foundation, £19 | UNE With the light texture of a serum, this foundation is enriched with 100% natural hyaluronic acid to deliver a luminous and more unified look. Skin is left visibly plumped, smoothed and hydrated.
Forever Youth Liberator Foundation, £38 | YSL Promising to revive skin’s youthful brightness and create a more uniform complexion with creamy coverage, this option has mastered a unique complex to diminish wrinkles and firm things up.
Radiance Restoring Serum Foundation, £62 | Dior Based on research into stem cells, this potent mix infuses all the layers of your skin to correct visible signs of ageing. Your complexion is left looking radiant with a youthful glow.
Nude Air Serum, £33 | Dior This weightless product delivers an enhanced complexion with sheer coverage. It deposits an undetectable film of makeup on the skin for a natural, breathable finish.
No Foundation Foundation, £48 | Perricone Created to keep skin looking dewy and flawless, this multi-purpose product provides antioxidant protection and instantly smooths fine lines, while correcting tone. Hydration levels stay boosted throughout the day for a radiant finish.