Which Type Of Foundation Should I Choose? Liquid, Pressed or Loose?

Posted March 4th, 2016 | Written by

 HELP ME CHOOSE A FORMAT

It’s hard to find the best foundation for ourselves.

The Colorescience nutrient-rich, protective foundations come in the finish of your desire: liquid, loose or pressed.  This foundation line is designed to cover every concern and preference.

All three types have a common characteristic: they contain pure mineral formulas to reduce the likelihood of clogged pores and are water resistant.

Use this chart to find the perfect foundation for you!

NAME TINT DU SOLEIL SPF 30 UV PROTECTIVE FOUNDATION LOOSE MINERAL FOUNDATION BRUSH SPF 20 PRESSED MINERAL FOUNDATION COMPACT
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TEXTURE Liquid whipped cream texture Loose powder, light-weight formula, as smooth as a cream Pressed powder with weightless, soothing texture
COVERAGE Sheer coverage Light to medium coverage Medium to full coverage
SUN PROTECTION SPF 30 broad spectrum UVA/UVB SPF 20 broad spectrum UVA/UVB
SKIN TYPE Dry to mature skin Sensitive skin Skin concerns that need heavy camouflage
HEALTHY FORMULATION NO alcohols, dyes, fillers, talc, chemicals, mineral oil or fragrance
ADDITIONAL BENEFITS Can be used together with pressed or loose foundation. Doesn’t dry skin Pure minerals provide instant coverage

Still not sure? Feel free to contact our Concierge team with any questions.

Once you’ve decided on the best format, use our shade finder to find the best shade for you. Get Started

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