When it comes to Bridal makeup, it is essential we choose a long wearing foundation which also photographs well. Foundations with high SPF makes you look pale in the photos. Finding a foundation with no SPF is very difficult, so we have compiled some of the foundations which can be used for bridal makeup since it photographs well.
1. Mac Studio Fix Foundation
The foundation is creamy and quite thick in consistency but blends easily. It can be applied using a beauty blender or a buffing brush. it provides medium to high coverage which sets the face to a natural matte finish. The formula is silicon-based and likely to break-out the sensitive skin types. People having normal to oily skin can give it a try. if you have dry and sensitive acne-prone skin, then stay away from this product. it oxidizes a little on the skin and has a good staying power. It lasts up to 6-7 hours easily even without a primer.
2. Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation
Estee Lauder is a company which is known to make good foundations for flash photography. A lot of makeup artists swear by this foundation. It gives a full coverage and is good for people with sensitive . The formula is breathable and as the name suggests, it lasts longer. It doesn’t leave a white casts when photographed.
3. Makeup Forever HD Foundation
It is one of the foundations that NEVER fails the flash photography test. No more looking cakey, ashy, oily and funny in your wedding album. It is a holy grail product to people of oily skin type. If your skin is on the drier side, then use MUFE matte velvet foundation. It is a medium coverage foundation but it can be built to a medium/full coverage. The texture is quite liquidy and gives you a satiny finish. It comes in 40 different shades to suit almost all skin tones.
4. Wet n Wild Photofocus Foundation
This foundation has a liquid consistency. it blends effortlessly on the skin. This foundation gives medium coverage with a matte finish, but build-able to full coverage. It doesn’t cover up all the blemishes and marks in one layer. So, the coverage is medium. It has a light-weight formula and feels very comfortable on the skin. It neither does feel heavy nor gives a cakey look to the skin. this foundation doesn’t give any flashbacks or any white cast on the skin. this foundation lasts for about 6-7 hours after which it becomes oily on the T-zone.
5. Huda Beauty Faux Filter Foundation.
The Huda Beauty Faux Filter Foundation has a very thick consistency. It is a full coverage foundation. So, you only need a tiny bit of the product to blend all over your face. It does work in hiding up the open pores and it is a complete matte foundation, which is a gift for oily skin. But for very dry skin, it may highlight your dry patches clearly. It is an extremely long lasting foundationand wears for good 8-9 hours and stays without fading.
6. Pac HD Liquid Foundation
The Pac HD foundation has semi-liquid consistency that does not feel runny. It feels very smooth and lightweight on the skin. It blends very easily and doesn’t look cakey on the face even after applying two layers. It gives a “full coverage” matte finish which looks very natural and beautiful on the skin. It doesn’t look any dewy or satiny on the skin. Since this foundation doesn’t have any SPF, it doesn’t give flashback in the photos and hence, this is a camera friendly foundation.
7. Loreal Infallible 24Hrs Stay Fresh Foundation
The consistency of the foundation is thick. The foundation sets to a powdery finish, and so it is on the matte side. It does look a bit cakey if you layer it up. if you have dry skin, it looks a bit made-up even if you have a primer underneath. It is a medium to full coverage liquid foundation. If you can work carefully in buffing and building up the product well, it works as a full coverage product.
8. Maybelline Fit me the Foundation
The Tone and texture of the foundation is formulated for the ultimate natural fit. It evens out the skin tone and conceals flaws and blemishes. The coverage of this foundation is medium and can be built up. This doesn’t look cakey even if built up for more coverage. It is non comedogenic and suits all skin types. Since it is oil free, it does not clog pores making it a perfect one for oily skin. It is dermatologically tested and has a full on matte finish. It is easy to apply and blend and stays put for 6+ hours.
9. Kryolan TV Paint Stick
It is a stick foundation for kryolan. And it is used by almost all the Tv artists everywhere. This foundation is very thick in texture and takes a little time in blending. The coverage of the foundation is extremely good and provides a medium to full high definition coverage. It photographs beautifully without leaving any flashbacks. It is good for people with dry skin while oily skin people may find it heavy on the skin. Since the consistency is thick, it may clog pores and cause breakouts. It stays for good 7 hours. It is a must that you use a heavy duty moisturiser beneath it.
10. Mac Pro Long Wear Foundation
The Mac Pro Longwear is a liquid foundation. The finish is neither dewy nor matte but gives more of a satiny finish .It offers medium-to-full coverage on all skin types. It actually stay for more than 8 hours in almost all harsh conditions. This foundation is good for all skin types. So if you have oily or dry skin, it doesn’t really matter. It has a good resistance against sweat and humidity making it perfect for bridal makeup. It can end up looking cakey on your face if you are don’t use a proper moisturizer before the application .This longwear foundation from Mac comes without any spf, that means it is oil free and photographs well.