This foundation is regarded as a cult classic for good reason.
All makeup lovers will agree that their foundations should be able to handle as much as they can.
That is why DESIblitz has found the six best long-lasting foundations for Desi women.
A common misconception about long-wear foundations is that they will inevitably be drying and cakey. But we can assure you that those days are long gone.
No matter what finish and level of coverage you desire, we have identified the perfect long-wear foundation for you.
This round-up of budge-proof long-lasting foundations will ensure you look as flawless at 9 pm as you do at 9 am.
Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Foundation SPF 10
It will come as no surprise that the first foundation to be included in this round-up of the six best long-lasting foundations, is Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Foundation SPF 10.
This foundation is regarded as a cult classic for good reason.
The Double Wear foundation promises an impressive 24 hours of comfortable wear.
The formulation is transfer resistant, oil-free, and oil-controlling, with buildable medium to full coverage. It will leave you with a fresh matte finish that feels lightweight.
It is sweat, heat, humidity-resistant, and waterproof and it will provide you with an additional layer of sun protection as it has SPF 10.
Estee Lauder has long been a leader in shade diversity.
So, every Desi woman is guaranteed to find her perfect shade and undertone, as this foundation comes in over a staggering 60 diverse shades.
NARS Soft Matte Complete Foundation
The NARS Soft Matte Complete Foundation guarantees all-day satisfaction.
This foundation provides full, natural-looking coverage, a soft matte finish, with a comfortable 16-hour wear time.
Not only does this long-lasting foundation come in 34 shades for all skin tones but it also contains an exclusive Anti-Oxidation Complex.
The complex helps prevent colour shifting and protects skin from pollution and blue light damage.
You will not have to worry about getting too oily or your skin drying out with this foundation as it also includes a Hydra-Matte Balancing Complex.
The Hydra-matte Balancing Complex balances excess sebum while keeping skin hydrated, with a combination of micro-algae and Bio Hyaluronic Acid.
Dior Backstage Face & Body Foundation
The Dior Backstage Face & Body Foundation is the Dior makeup artists’ secret weapon to create an instantly flawless complexion.
This long-lasting foundation will provide every Desi woman with custom-made intensity as it offers ultra-buildable coverage.
So, you can achieve a natural glow to high coverage perfection, with just one foundation.
The foundation is exceptionally breathable as it has a fluid-like texture, which gives a second skin finish.
Whether you are doing a strenuous workout or find yourself in a humid environment, don’t worry as this waterproof formulation has been designed to handle extreme environments.
Thanks to its 40 shades, including 16 intensities and 6 undertones, this foundation will suit all skin tones.
Clinique Even Better Clinical Serum Foundation SPF 20
The Clinique Even Better Clinical Serum Foundation SPF 20 combines the skin-perfecting coverage of a foundation with the power of a skincare serum.
This foundation will ensure that you look flawless once it has been applied, as it provides a satin matte, oil-free formula that delivers beautifully even coverage.
It will also ensure you look as equally flawless without it as it contains skincare ingredients that leave bare skin looking even better.
These skin-loving ingredients include Clinique’s exclusive dark spot fighting molecule UP302, three types of vitamin C, salicylic acid, and hyaluronic acid.
The inclusion of SPF 20 also helps to protect the skin from discolouration.
If you need a long-lasting foundation that can take you from your 9 to 5 to a night out, this foundation will not fail to impress as it has a 24-hour wear time.
The formulation comes in 42 weightless shades, that offer medium to full coverage.
Hourglass Ambient Soft Glow Foundation
Hourglass has combined science, luxury, and beauty to create a one-in-a-kind long-lasting Ambient Soft Glow Foundation.
A weightless liquid foundation that delivers 16-hour wear, buildable coverage with a soft glow finish.
The long-lasting foundation was inspired by the iconic Ambient Lighting Collection.
It has light-diffusing pigments, which deliver a natural, soft-focus finish and helps protect against blue light.
The formula is also infused with blurring spheres, which minimise the look of imperfections, fine lines, and wrinkles and provide a natural, soft glow.
A seamless and lit-from-within look is what every Desi woman will get from this foundation, thanks to its easily blendable fluid texture.
Each of its 32 skin-enhancing shades contains antioxidants to help protect against free radicals and is infused with white tea extract and Vitamin E.
The Seamless Skin Foundation by Lisa Eldridge
The Seamless Skin Foundation is the crowning glory of the makeup collection, created by celebrity makeup artist Lisa Eldridge.
This intelligently formulated and skin-friendly foundation has customisable medium coverage, that can be dialled up or down.
The long-lasting foundation is self-setting, it blends effortlessly to smooth and unify skin with a noticeable soft-focus effect.
FILMEXEL, a clever biopolymer network, is one of the mesh-like ingredients that helps fuse the foundation with the skin after blending.
The final finish is neither dewy nor flat matte, but something skin-like and in between.
A little goes a long way with this foundation. It is best applied sparingly in thin layers and built up to your desired level of perfection.
The foundation comes in 40 different skin shades. Each shade has specific undertones that complement your natural skin.
Rare Beauty Liquid Touch Weightless Foundation
The Rare Beauty makeup collection created by Selena Gomez was launched in 2020.
Rare Beauty’s mission is to help everyone celebrate their individuality by redefining what beautiful means.
One of the stand-out products from the collection is the Liquid Touch Weightless Foundation.
This medium coverage foundation leaves skin with an even tone and smoother-looking pores.
It provides all-day wear without drying out the skin.
The foundation contains a botanical blend of white-water lily, lotus, and gardenia, all of which help to nourish the skin.
With its serum-like texture, this innovative, breathable foundation does not clog the pores or cake.
Rare Beauty Liquid Touch Weightless Foundation includes a mess-free, doe foot application that allows it to be easily applied one dot at a time
The weightless, smooth-glide formula dries to a natural, skin-like finish in 48 shades.
So, no matter the occasion, every Desi woman is guaranteed to look flawless all day and all night, with the DESIblitz round-up of the seven best long-lasting foundations.