Keeping your coverage on point is especially tricky during the summer. With twice the heat and humidity bearing down on you, it’s important to use a base that’ll work with the weather—not against it. So today, we’re bringing you 6 foundations that do just that! From oil-fighting formulas to SPF-infused pigments, these weightless finds are your best summer bets. All you have to do is decide which one’s a perfect match. Scroll!


TRY: Pink Sugar Our Lil’ Secret Liquid Foundation, P399

Excess grease getting on your nerves? Set your skin straight with this local bestseller. Loved by folks with shiny faces, it’s got soothing botanical elements that balance your oil-moisture levels. In it, you’ll find anti-inflammatory green tea, hydrating hyaluronic acid, and skin-soothing aloe vera. These add up to an oil-controlling formula specially made for Philippine weather.

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TRY: Benefit The Porefessional: Pore Minimizing Makeup, P1,900

Instagram filters are convenient, but a real-life filter is always better. This smoothing beauty balm blurs imperfections as soon as you buff it in. It’s powered by mushroom extract, a natural astringent that tightens pores to keep them hidden in plain sight. In other words, it’s your one-way ticket to texture-free skin. Now, who’s ready for their close-up?

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TRY: The Ordinary Serum Foundation, P770

No-makeup makeup fan? This wildly famous serum foundation is about to be your new fave. Its coverage looks and feels just like a second skin. And due to its super light, super breathable finish, no one will know you’re wearing foundation (not even you, TBH!). So whether you’re lounging at the beach or strolling around the city, this weightless base has got you covered.

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TRY: VMV Hypoallergenics Skin Savvy 60 Foundation, P1,875

With temperatures skyrocketing, UV rays can wreak even more havoc than usual on your skin. To shield yourself from sun damage, try this medium coverage SPF cream. It’s got a whopping SPF 60, which protects against both infrared and visible light. Best of all, the sheer, buildable formula leaves no white cast!

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TRY: April Skin Magic Snow Cushion 2.0, P1,249

If radiance and plumpness is what you’re after, look no further than this dewy cushion. It’s soaked in brightening pigments that conceal blemishes and even out your overall skin tone. Since it’s housed in a travel-friendly compact, you can easily chuck this into your smallest handbag. Makes for an instant glow up, any time, anywhere.

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TRY: Wunder2 Coverproof Foundation, P1,800

More often than not, most of your makeup will have melted off by the end of a hot summer’s day. Save face with this budge-proof liquid formula. Its Tri-Plex Complex locks the pigments in place, giving you comfy coverage that outlasts the climes. Have we mentioned it’s loaded with hard-working vitamins for extra nourishment? Take that, desert weather!

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So, which foundation will you be using this summer?