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    21 Foundations With SPF That'll Totally Have You Covered This Summer

    SPF is foundational.

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    1. Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Longwear Foundation Stick so any makeup beginners out there can enjoy the ease of a one and done, quick swipe.

    This foundation has SPF 21, a matte finish, and 24-hour wear.

    Promising review: "This has great coverage, lasts throughout the day, natural finish (semi matte to me), blends beautifully. I have oily, acne-prone skin and love this stuff." —realcools

    Get it from Sephora for $42 (available in 30 shades).

    2. Cover Girl Outlast All-Day that'll, you guessed it, LAST ALL DAY!

    This one is SPF 20.

    Promising review: "Probably the best drugstore foundation I ever had. The color is wonderful, builds nicely, and has a sort of matte finish while still being easily applied to my rather dry skin. Very even as well. Still looks good after a long day, I have some powder with me for any shiny spots." —Anne Katherin-Dern

    Get it from Amazon for $8.88.

    3. Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer, which'll give you a sheer finish because no one wants their makeup to feel cakey in the summertime heat.

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    This tinted moisturizer has an SPF of 20 and includes antioxidant vitamins such as vitamins C and E.

    Promising review: "I love this product! It's quick and easy, has SPF and light coverage for days when I need to just get up and go, but don't want to go out with a naked face. I can even do this in the car while I drive, it's that easy. I have the oil-free for summertime and the regular for winter when my face is a little drier." —sassian6el

    Get it from Sephora for $45 (available in 15 shades).

    4. Neutrogrena Healthy Skin Liquid Foundation to give your skin flawless lightweight coverage with added skincare benefits for anyone who breaks out in the summer heat.

    This liquid foundation has SPF 20, vitamin E, and feverfew, which is an anti-inflammatory.

    Promising review: "I've been wearing this wonderful, oil free makeup that includes a nonchemical sunscreen for about twenty years. I think it's the best drugstore brand makeup base you can buy." —Nancy Robertson

    Get it from Amazon for $10.49.

    5. Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream for anyone looking to minimize pores while they're out by the pool taking fire Instagram shots.

    This BB cream has SPF 35, pearl pigments for blurring pores, and is vegan.

    Promising review: "This B.B. Cream is magic! Leaves my skin hydrated, luminous and perfectly even. I have been around the block on this one and trust me, you don’t want to pass this one up." —MVargason

    Get it from Nordstrom for $42 (available in seven shades) or from Jet for $33.35 (available in shades light and dark).

    6. Nars Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer so all skin types can enjoy an oil-free, lightweight coverage foundation that'll actually reduce discoloration. A little goes a long way!

    With SPF 30 and shine control, you're all set for the beach!

    Promising review: "I can’t rave about this tinted moisturizer enough!!! Every time I wear it, I feel like I’m having SUCH a good skin day, and I get so many compliments on my complexion." —AllyDunavant

    Get it from Sephora for $45 (available in 12 shades).

    7. Tarte Amazonian Clay, because full-coverage queens need SPF too! This 12-hour matte foundation will serve face 👏 all 👏 day 👏 long.

    This formula contains vitamins C, E, and SPF 30.

    Promising review: "This is true full coverage with a semi-lightweight feel. Keep in mind this is a full coverage foundation that is waterproof, so if this is what you are looking for, get it right away! Coverage is so nice and it covered the majority of my acne scars without adding concealer. This is my summer go-to. I can even wear it in the water/pool and it stays on!" —beautysbff

    Get it from Sephora for $39 (available in 24 shades).

    8. Or he Tarte Amazonian Clay BB Tinted Moisturizer — it'll be just as long-wearing, but give you a light to medium coverage.

    Made with Amazonian clay, chamomile, vitamins A, C, and E, and sodium hyaluronate. It's also SPF 20!

    Promising review: "This BB cream is super lightweight, but does an amazing job of evening out my skin tone and providing just the right amount of coverage. If you want more coverage though it's definitely buildable. Plus, added bonus of SPF 20!" —Kristi

    Get it from Tarte for $36 (available in seven shades).

    9. Maybelline Fit Me Dewy + Smooth Foundation so you can smooth your skin's texture while leaving a luminous finish for the perfect summer glow.

    This one's made with SPF 18.

    Promising review: "This is my favorite foundation ever! You get such a great quality product at an amazing price. I normally wear foundation 3-4 times each week and this bottle ends up lasting me at lease four months." —britt

    Get it from Amazon for $4.36 (available in 16 shades).

    10. Clinique Even Better Makeup, because it'll brighten up your complexion and help prevent new discoloration. It's dermatologist-developed, so they know that they're doing!

    Packed with SPF 15.

    Promising review: "This is a very natural looking product. I have been wearing mineral powder for several years, but this is so much better. My skin looks better, the color is perfect, and rarely do you have this type of color selection! I love it!" —bonnie914

    Get it from Sephora for $29 (available in 30 shades) or from Jet for $37.24 (available in stone, ginger, and honey wheat).

    11. Bareminerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Moisturizer so your skin can benefit from a multitasking gel packed with vitamins that are great for your skin. It's the ultimate "your skin, but better."

    Made with SPF 30.

    Promising review: "After trying my fair share of BB and CC creams, I thought there just wasn't the right product out there (less than $50). This truly is amazing. Not only is it light and moisturizing, but it covers any and every large pore, any redness from blemishes, and helps with dark eye circles. After applying this, I lightly add a blush/bronzer and am ready to go in less than five minutes." —TheSimpleGIrl

    Get it from Sephora for $30 (available in 15 shades).

    12. MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation that'll bring life back to dry winter skin with its hydrating formula.

    Made with SPF 15.

    Promising review: "Love the look and feel of this foundation. It is full coverage without being too heavy and it stays on all day!" —Jaxx31

    Get it from Nordstrom for $36 (available in 19 shades).

    13. It Cosmetics CC+ Cream for anyone who is not playing around this summer and wants a full-coverage cream with SPF 50!

    Promising review: "This foundation has it all! It only takes a little bit of product to get full coverage that lasts all day! I'm oily and this stays put and doesn't melt off my face by the end of the day. Love that it has 50 SPF too! So easy to apply with your hands or a brush. My search is over, this is the perfect foundation!" —Eckara

    Get it from Sephora $38 (available in six shades).

    14. BareMinerals Performance Wear Liquid Foundation so you can pick from 30 shades of 24-hour, breathable, full coverage foundation and not feel like you need to compromise your true shade.

    Made with SPF 20.

    Promising review: "This is my new go-to foundation. The coverage is so beautiful and it’s really buildable which I love. A little definitely goes a long way with this foundation. I have super oily skin and this combined with loose powder kept me dryer for way longer than I would have been with my other foundation. Definitely recommend." —sampac99

    Get it from Sephora for $34 (available in 30 shades).

    15. Aveda Tinted Moisturizer, because sometimes you want to feel like you're not wearing makeup at all.

    Hello SPF 15.

    Promising review: "I've been searching for a moisturizer or makeup with SPF that doesn't smell bad or make my eyes burn! I can't even tell this is an SPF product. It's light and moisturizes nicely with no odor." —Customer

    Get it from Aveda for $32 (available in six shades).

    16. Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Water Foundation that'll provide buildable coverage and an oil-free natural finish. Honestly water you gonna do without this?

    Has SPF 15.

    Promising review: "I've always struggled finding a good foundation due to extremely sensitive skin, but this water based foundation is perfect!! It's super lightweight yet has great coverage and lasts all day! I recommend it to everyone that asks for my advice." —ntegan

    Get it from Sephora for $39 (available in 21 shades).

    17. L'Oréal Paris True Match Compact for anyone who wants to take their makeup to-go.


    This one's formulated with SPF 17.

    Promising review: "I love how smooth it goes on, and how natural it feels through the day. The coverage is great even though it feels light and like I'm not wearing it. It washes off easily and doesn't make me break out." —Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $6.65 (available in 18 shades).

    18. Estée Lauder Perfectionist Makeup for any luxury-loving babe out there who's looking for oil-free radiance.

    Formulated with SPF 25.

    Promising review: "Absolutely amazing product! It feels so natural on the skin and love the fact that it provides adequate sun protection as well. The color evens out perfectly and easily! I also have a very sensitive skin and after three weeks of use everything is fine." —Athenoulla

    Get it from Nordstrom for $48 (available in 14 shades).

    19. Chanel Vitalumière Aqua, because it's water-based and I'm here to tell you that fact alone will change your life! Foundations with a water base instead of oil are great for people who sweat or have oily skin, which is why in the summertime it's ALWAYS a great option for hot sweaty days.

    Made with SPF 15.

    Promising review: "It's lightweight, feels like nothing on, but it also provides great, natural looking coverage. I am normally a product switcher, but this is my second bottle and I'm planning on sticking with this foundation in the future." — Chriscross

    Get it from Nordstrom for $50 (available in 10 shades).

    20. Drunk Elephant Umbra Tinte so those with sensitive skin can enjoy a day out under the sun.

    You'll be set for a while with SPF 30.

    Promising review: "So pleased with this sunscreen! It never leaves a white cast on my light-to-medium skin (even with flash photography and in all different lighting) and it rubs in smooth. It's a physical sunscreen, which I prefer to chemical alternatives, it never breaks me out, and it hydrates my skin." —tambam

    Get it from Sephora for $36.

    21. Physicians Formula Mineral Cushion Foundation because you'll need touchups on the beach and with a small compact like this (with SPF 50), you're set for the whole damn day!

    This product has a talc-free formula!

    Promising review: "Really liked the SPF 50. It's a wonderful makeup for being in the sun without getting sunburned. As a survivor of melanoma, this is a definite keeper." —Doctor Dee

    Get it from Amazon for $8.39 (available in three shades).

    Me, preparing you for summer.

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