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These Are The Bestselling Foundations In The Philippines


As something that you apply all over your face and wear for hours, foundation is not a "one size fits all" kind of product. What may work for your best friend may not work for you, and vice versa. If you have yet to find your ~*perfect*~ base, we're here to help! We researched and investigated the bestselling foundations in the Philippines. Read the list below, and you might just find your perfect match!

(Eds' Note: This list is arranged in alphabetical order.)

  1. Australis StayPut Longwear Foundation

    Price: P595

    Where to buy: Zalora

    A long-lasting foundation with medium to full coverage. It contains moisturizing and skin-smoothing ingredients, antioxidants, and SPF15 to nourish and protect skin while giving it a radiant matte finish. 

  2. BECCA Aqua Luminous Perfecting Foundation

    Price: P2,620

    Where to buy:

    This ultra-light and buildable foundation blurs imperfections and gives skin a subtle luminosity for an angel-like, glowy finish!


  3. Benefit Hello Happy Soft Blur Foundation

    Price: P1,920

    Where to buy: Lazada, SM Megamall, Rustan's The Beauty Source

    The lightweight Hello Happy Soft Blur Foundation has a light to medium coverage and contains soft-focus optical blurring spheres that targets large pores, rough texture, and blemishes while maintaining a your-skin-but-better look.

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  4. Bobbi Brown Skin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation SPF15

    Price: P2,750

    Where to buy: SM Megamall, SM Aura, SM Mall Of Asia, Rustan's The Beauty Souce

    A silky and blendable foundation formulated with skin-loving and oil-controlling ingredients. This base has a soft matte finish that still looks very natural. It's also sweat-resistant, humidity-resistant, and lasts for 16 hours, so you have nothing to worry about!

  5. BYS Crème Foundation 

    Price: P699

    Where to buy: Lazada, SM Beauty, Watsons

    Formulated with jojoba oil to help soften, hydrate, and even out your complexion, the BYS Creme Foundation allows you to build coverage and sets to a luminous satin finish. It even includes a sponge applicator to make touch-ups easier on the go!


  6. Chanel Le Teint Ultra Foundation Fluide

    Price: P3,450

    Where to buy: Rustan's The Beauty Source

    This silky foundation gives skin the most beautiful luminous matte finish ever. It has a lightweight, transfer-proof texture that will make your complexion look perfect all day.

  7. Clinique Even Better Makeup SPF15 PA+++

    Price: P2,000

    Where to buy: Lazada, SM Megamall, SM Makati, Rustan's The Beauty Source

    Suitable for all skin types—including sensitive skin—Even Better contains vitamin C and antioxidants to protect and brighten your skin. It leaves a flawless, undetectable finish while still allowing your pores to breathe to prevent skin breakouts.

  8. Clio Kill Cover Founwear Cushion

    Price: P1,800

    Where to buy: Lazada, Zalora, Robinsons Galleria

    Kill Cover Founwear has a medium to full coverage but feels like nothing on your skin. It's infused with a clear powder to ensure your complexion looks smooth, poreless, and matte while a water crush system moisturizes it from within.

  9. Cover Girl Aqua Smoothers Compact Foundation

    Price: P529

    Where to buy: SM Beauty, Watsons

    This vitamin-enriched foundation directs moisture to your skin to help improve its condition over time, while giving smooth, even coverage to minimize the look of imperfections. What's amazing about it is it's secretly a 2-in-1 product: it transforms into a liquid during application then dries to a powder finish. 


  10. Dior Forever Foundation

    Price: P3,450

    Where to buy: Rustan's The Beauty Source, SM Aura

    A superb long-wearing foundation with skin-caring benefits, Dior Forever Foundation evens out the skin tone and refines the appearance of pores. 

  11. Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-In-Place Makeup

    Price: P2,400

    Where to buy: Rustan's The Beauty Source, SM Mall of Asia, SM Aura, SM Makati, SM Megamall, SM North EDSA, Power Plant Mall

    While the words "Double Wear" may make you think this foundation is heavy and cakey, it's actually anything but. It gives skin flawless, matte coverage but feels lightweight and comfortable! Plus, since it's a long-wearing foundation, there's no need to worry about touch-ups.


  12. Ever Bilena Matte Two Way Cake

    Price: P165

    Where to buy: Watsons, SM Beauty, Robinsons Department Store

    The famous Ever Bilena Matte Two Way Cake glides smoothly over skin while eliminating shine and evening out the skin tone, leaving a fresh and matte finish on your face. It's one of our favorites to use when we're traveling because it's so quick and easy to use!


  13. Fenty Beauty Pro Filt'r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation

    Price: P1,950

    Where to buy:

    This Rihanna favorite (She helped create it, so of course, she loves it!) instantly gives the skin a smooth, shine-free, and flawless finish. It's made with an oil-free formula and climate-adaptive technology so it won't clog pores and melt wherever you are.

  14. Happy Skin On the Glow Instant Complexion Perfector

    Price: P1,099

    Where to buy: Rustan's The Beauty Source, Lazada, Zalora, Watsons, SM Beauty, Beauty Bar

    Happy Skin's Instant Complexion Perfection is a multi-tasking foundation that rejuvenates dull skin. It has an airy, skincare-infused formula which makes it look and feel seamless on the skin. This base may have a matte finish, but when it catches light, it gives complexions added dimension and radiance.

  15. Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick

    Price: P2,850

    Where to buy:

    A foundation and concealer in one, this foundation's concentrated formula is infused with extra pigments versus traditional foundations, to give skin full coverage with just one swipe. The waterproof and innovative formula provides 12-hour coverage and adjusts to your body temperature to effortlessly blend into the skin!

  16. Huda Beauty #FauxFilter Foundation

    Price: P2,905

    Where to buy:

    The #FauxFilter Foundation is packed with ultra-refined pigments that effortlessly erase blemishes, conceal dark marks and scars, smooth out skin, and blur imperfections. The formula blends seamlessly too, as you only need one pump to give your complexion a second-skin look.


  17. Kat Von D Beauty Lock-It Powder Foundation

    Price: P2,185

    Where to buy:

    Lock-It Powder Foundation is formulated with rice powder extract and kaolin, a clay mineral, to give skin a poreless, matte finish without leaving it dry. You don't have to worry about this powder foundation caking, creasing, and melting off because its velvety and breathable texture is smudge- and sweat-proof!

  18. Koh Gen Do Aqua Foundation

    Price: P2,750

    Where to buy: Beauty Bar

    This foundation feels so light, you'll think you're not wearing anything on your face.  It's long-wearing and breathable, thanks to Gloss Film Powder. The Aqua foundation, as the name suggests, contains hydrating ingredients to protect the skin from dehydration.

  19. La Mer Soft Fluid Long Wear Foundation SPF20

    Price: P6,650

    Where to buy: Rustan's The Beauty Source

    A weightless, long-wearing foundation that will keep your complexion velvety and youthful-looking. It also refines skin texture, making your face appear flawless and smooth. The SPF20 content makes it ideal to wear to outdoor weddings and other special occasions.


  20. Laura Mercier Flawless Lumière Radiance-Perfecting Foundation

    Price: P2,450

    Where to buy: Rustan's The Beauty Source

    A weightless foundation with radiance-boosting vitamin C that fades dark spots within four weeks of use. It also contains silver ear mushroom extract that provides gentle hydration for an all-day glow.

  21. MAC Studio Fix Fluid SPF15 Foundation

    Price: P1,950

    Where to buy: Lazada, SM Megamall, SM Aura, SM Makati, Rustan's The Beauty Source

    A favorite of makeup artists, the MAC Studio Fix Fluid SPF 15 foundation comes in a wide array of shades, provides a matte finish, and has medium to full coverage. The well-loved formula easily blends on the skin, blurs uneven skin texture, conceals pigmentation, and lasts for hours. 

  22. Marc Jacobs Beauty Re(marc)able Full Cover Foundation Concentrate

    Price: P2,848

    Where to buy:

    If you're looking for a bottle of foundation that's packed with pigment, the Re(marc)able Full Cover Foundation won't disappoint. A tiny dot is actually enough to cover your whole face, including blemishes and discoloration. The patented golden mica ingredient creates a goddess-like glow that doesn't leave your skin looking greasy.

  23. Max Factor Facefinity All Day Flawless 3-In-1 Foundation

    Price: P795

    Where to buy: Zalora, Rustan's The Beauty Source, SM Beauty


    This unique foundation functions as a long-wearing primer, a pigmented concealer, and a natural veil of skin-perfecting tint—literally everything you need for a flawless base.

  24. NARS Sheer Glow Foundation

    Price: P2,750

    Where to buy: Rustan's The Beauty Source

    A sheer, buildable liquid foundation that creates an immaculate, radiant finish on the face. Aside from its illuminating formula, the NARS Sheer Glow Foundation has skincare ingredients to brighten the complexion.

  25. Revlon Colorstay Makeup

    Price: P825

    Where to buy: Lazada, Robinsons Department Store, Watsons, SM Beauty

    A long-time classic and choice of many beauty addicts, the Revlon Colorstay Makeup is proven to be long-wearing with a gorgeous soft matte finish. Its coverage is buildable, making it perfect for both everyday wear and during extra glam occasions like weddings and parties.

  26. Sephora Collection 10HR Wear Perfection Foundation

    Price: P1,066

    Where to buy:

    A few layers of this foundation reduces the appearance of wrinkles, blemishes, pigmentation, scars and dark spots. Your skin will love its nourishing ingredients like hyaluronic acid and vitamin E, which both work to hydrate and protect your skin from external stressors.


  27. Sleek MakeUP Lifeproof Foundation

    Price: P795

    Where to buy: Landmark Department Store, SM Beauty, Lazada

    Like what its name suggests, the Sleek MakeUP Lifeproof Foundation can withstand! (We mean sweat, oil, etc.!) It smooths out fines lines, fills in pores, and covers rough texture to create a flawless base. And if you worry about shine, this one is guaranteed to be oil-free!

  28. Shu Uemura The Lightbulb Fluid Foundation

    Price: P3,200

    Where to buy:

    Get the flawless glow you've always wanted with a few layers of Shu Uemura's The Lightbulb Fluid Foundation. Its formula envelopes your face with hydration to create youthful-looking, dewy skin.

  29. Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Wear Hydrating Foundation

    Price: P2,100

    Where to buy: Beauty Bar

    This liquid foundation's formula never settles in fine lines and large pores. Instead, it smoothens uneven texture and creates a flawless canvas. Smashbox claims that their foundation can even last up to 24 hours! (Not that we encourage wearing foundation for that long!)

  30. Stila Lingerie Souffle Skin Perfecting Color

    Price: P2,150

    Where to buy: Rustan's The Beauty Source

    The Stila Lingerie Souffle Skin is a whipped tinted skin perfector that has refracting particles to blur, smoothen, and even out your skin tone and make it look fresh and radiant. It has over 70 percent water for an extra comfortable wear all day and night!


  31. The Balm Even Steven Whipped Foundation

    Price: P990

    Where to buy: Beauty Bar

    The mousse-like texture of this foundation creates a lightweight feel, making it ideal to be worn on hot and humid days. It also has a pigmented formula and a buildable coverage—which ticks all the boxes in our "must-have summer foundation" list.

  32. Tom Ford Beauty Traceless Perfecting Foundation

    Price: P4,450

    Where to buy: Adora Greenbelt 5, Rustan's Makati, SM Mall of Asia

    Its hefty price tag might shock you, but the Tom Ford Beauty Traceless Perfecting Foundation lives up to its promise. It can survive humidity, has impressive staying power, blurs uneven texture (including pores and fine lines), and provides a natural-looking soft matte finish.

  33. Too Faced Born This Way Foundation

    Price: P2,350

    Where to buy:

    This foundation is hard to ignore because of its oil-free medium to full coverage and long-wearing formula. It's infused with coconut water to hydrate the skin without leaving it greasy, and it provides a natural-looking, radiant finish. It's filled with skin-loving ingredients like Alpine rose extract (to brighten your skin’s appearance and promote elasticity) and hyaluronic acid (to balance the complexion's oil-moisture levels).


  34. Urban Decay All Nighter Liquid Foundation

    Price: P2,555

    Where to buy:

    This one's an all-nighter, indeed! This waterproof + sweatproof foundation stays on your skin for long hours, but is comfortable to wear at the same time—it doesn't feel heavy at all.  The seriously matte and oil-free formula is loaded with a higher amount of pigment, so you really don't need a lot of it!

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