My Top 5 Foundations

This is something I don't think I've done before, and that's make a top five list of my favorite products from specific cat...

Top Foundations
This is something I don't think I've done before, and that's make a top five list of my favorite products from specific categories.
I thought that maybe this could be helpful to some of you, I hope! I also have a nice mix of high end and drugstore products for each category to share with you.
I decided to start this off with my top 5 foundations. One of these is a BB cream and 2 of the 5 are from the drugstore. I've reviewed most of these products in the past and the ones I haven't reviewed previously will be reviewed in an upcoming post.
So, let's get started!
Top 5 foundations
We'll start with the drugstore end.
L'oreal True Match foundation & L'oreal True Match Lumi : I decided to include both of these because while they are similar, they're different enough to qualify for two spots. 
They both have a huge range of shades, ranging from light to dark, cool, warm and neutral undertones, the selection is one of the best in my opinion. That's about the end of what they have in common, other than a name.
L'oreal True match is around $7 a bottle. The finish is slightly dewy but it's much more matte than Lumi. Also, while this one works great on my dry skin, it also works great on oily skin.
True Match Lumi is very dewy, so people with oily skin may not like it as much. It's around $13 at the drugstore.
Both are extremely easy to blend and last around 6-7 hours.
Next up is the NARS Sheer Glow Foundation.
I've had this for a couple of months now, and I've been using it very often. As you'll tell from the review, I was on the fence about this product, and now it's my HG. It works pretty well on my dry skin. If I'm not exfoliated enough or I didn't moisturize enough you can tell. It has a very natural finish and it really looks beautiful. It covers pretty well and lasts all day on me, seriously 10+ hours without fading. Keep in mind I have very dry skin, so if you're oily it may not last as long. You can pick this up at Sephora for $42.
Onto Urban Decay Naked Skin Foundation.
This is another foundation that has a large range of colors, and despite the selection, I kind of struggled with finding a shade that works for me. After making a few exchanges, I got this one and it's a perfect match. This foundation is not forgiving when it comes to dry skin. No matter what I do, it looks slightly flaky if I'm dry that day, however if my skin is doing good, this foundation looks and feels GREAT. It seriously has a beautiful finish and feels like nothing on your skin and that's why it's in my top 5. I'll be using this a lot more after my skin balances out from the season change. It's so beautiful! This retails for around $36 at Sephora.
And lastly, Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream.
I love this stuff, I mean LOVE. I seriously need to pick up another one as this one is way too dark for me now since I've quit tanning. This covers well, blends in easily and you hardly need any product. It works nicely on my dry skin and I think it would work well on oily skin as well. It seriously sticks around too, I get 12+ hours of wear out of this one. It has a pretty matte finish which I like and surprisingly doesn't make me look dry. I love it. This retails for $39 at Sephora.
I've linked the individual reviews for the foundations I've previously talked about. Reviews for the rest are coming soon. I'd also like to note that as you can tell, some of the foundations mentioned are DARK. If you've been with me for a while, you know that I used to tan and I had a very deep tan. I stopped tanning a few months ago and now I'm back to my original shade of paper. :) That's why most of them don't match me now, though I would repurchase all of these in the correct shade in a heartbeat.
So, that's it for my top 5 foundations! 
I hope you enjoyed the post and let me know what your top foundations are!
xx

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