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    15 Drugstore Foundations That Are Even Better Than High-End Ones

    These brands have got you *covered* WITHOUT taking all your precious moolah.

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    1. Maybelline Fit Me Foundation boasts ~40 shades~ so you're likely to find a close match for your skin — which is great, because it's a cult-fave for blurring enlarged pores and controlling excess oil all day, every day.

    2. Or! Maybelline Dream Satin Liquid Foundation delivers a cake-free, *airbrushed* effect that not only lasts up to a whole 16 hours, but keeps your skin moisturized all darn day. Pores: gone. Full coverage: always.

    3. Revlon ColorStay Liquid Foundation provides long-lasting shine control up to 24 hours (thanks to salicylic acid), so you can go well into the night without worrying about your T-zone. Did I mention it's oil-free and has SPF 15?

    4. Coty Airspun Loose Powder works as both a setting and face powder so oily T-zones, acne, and scars are basically nonexistent from the minute you put it on. If 24/7 shine control and steadfast makeup sounds good to you, then you just found yourself a new best friend.

    5. Makeup Revolution Fast Base Stick Foundation conceals, contours, and highlights your lovely complexion STAT so you're out the door in just a few swipes. *Stick* with this and you'll never run late again.

    6. L.A. Girl Pro Coverage Liquid Foundation gives you a flawless looking, buildable coverage that's actually comfortable to wear all day, courtesy of its lightweight formula. Plus it has antioxidants to hydrate and improve your skin tone over time.

    7. L'Oréal Paris True Match Foundation sets the bar high for its competition by not only offering a wide variety of shades, but putting your skin first. Vitamins A and C, wheat germ, and grape extract keep your skin nourished, healthy, and radiant every single day.

    8. Or! L'Oréal Paris Makeup Infallible Foundation is a little more lightweight and creamy. Its hydrating formula stays on alllll day (24 hours, baby) and tops your complexion off with a ~glowing~ finish.

    9. NYX Can't Stop Won't Stop Foundation glides on smooth and gives you a matte (shine-controlled) finish that lasts up to 24 hours. Don't worry, this baby is here to stay: it's waterproof so there's a 0% chance of transfer. But the best part? It's available in *45* shades and is great for oily, combination, and sensitive skin alike.

    10. CoverGirl Advanced Radiance Foundation partnered with the skin care brand Olay to create a formula that effectively reduces the appearance of fine lines, acne, and redness with just a few taps of your fingers. It's long-wearing, comfortable, and leaves you looking and feeling radiant.

    11. Milani Conceal + Perfect Foundation covers up blemishes FAST thanks to its high-coverage blend. But don't look to me for proof — there are hundreds of reviewers who call this the holy grail of dupes.

    12. E.l.f. Flawless Finish Foundation restores uneven skin tones and provides a visibly brighter complexion with its satiny, semi-matte finish. It's lightweight, oil-free, and the only filter you'll need for your next selfie.

    13. Wet n' Wild Photo Focus Foundation was tested under *seven* different photo lighting conditions to provide the best possible camera-ready makeup. No breakout is a match for this high-performing, matte finish — it even has pore-blurring properties to help perfect the appearance of a natural complexion.

    14. Neutrogena Skinclearing Makeup treats and prevents acne with salicylic acid so your skin care regimen doesn't have to stop when you leave the house. It even controls shine and unclogs pores to get you on the fast track for a clear complexion.

    15. Black Opal True Color Stick Foundation makes your beauty routine as simple as possible with its easy-to-use cream stick design. Top it all off with its SPF 15 and you're off to work in no time at all. Goody.

    It's up to you! Spend all your money on overpriced foundations that do the exact damn thing, or save your $$$ for wine and burritos.

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