The Best Base Makeup for Every Occasion
So, you think you’ve found your perfect match? Think again. Picking the right foundation, powder, and concealer isn’t just about skin tone and skin type. There’s a proper formula for every occasion. What works as your everyday base could spell disaster under totally different circumstances. Which begs our favorite question: are you using the right one?
We know, we know—finding the correct shade is hard enough, what more the correct formula! So before you give up on it forever, consider Maybelline’s event-appropriate guide to base makeup. Whether you’re at the office, a wedding, or in transit, their bestselling Fit Me Collection will fit you like a second skin.
TRY: Maybelline Fit Me Matte Poreless Powder, P399
For those who spend more waking hours at the office than at home, you’ll want a light product that adds polish. This handy compact houses the perfect pressed powder. The Fit Me Matte Powder provides smooth, light coverage when applied damp, but also mattifies oily skin when dusted on dry. Its 16-hour wear can go from desk to drinks easily, especially if you’re a fan of no-makeup makeup.
Shop the Fit Me Matte Poreless Powder here.
TRY: Maybelline Fit Me Matte Poreless Liquid Foundation, P399
When you’re dressed to the nines, your skin should be, too! Achieve poreless perfection at every angle with this medium- to full-coverage foundation. Its demi-matte formula conceals imperfections, blurs out pores, and leaves a radiant (not greasy) glow. If you have oily skin, simply set it with the Fit Me Matte Powder for longer wear and a truly flawless finish.
Shop the Fit Me Matte Poreless Liquid Foundation here.
TRY: Maybelline Fit Me Foundation Stick, P399
Nothing travels better than a solid foundation stick. Slip this baby into your carry-on for a selfie-ready face! The lightweight, buildable pigment layers your coverage exactly where you need it. Take note of the unique powder core A.K.A. the whitish center of the stick. This keeps your base intact for up to 10 hours! Shine-free and stress-free—the perfect vacay look.
Shop the Fit Me Foundation Stick here.
TRY: Maybelline Fit Me Concealer, P199
When your skin requires extra perfection, this Holy Grail concealer is the best fix. It hides everything from zits and dark spots to redness and under-eye circles. The narrow doe-foot applicator it comes with is B-R-I-L-L-I-A-N-T. Wield it to reach every nook and cranny of your face with no effort at all. Trust us, they don’t call this concealer a “cult fave” for nothing!
Shop the Fit Me Concealer here.
All together now: it’s all about that base!
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