10 Water-Based Foundations That Won't Clog Your Pores

Because they need to breathe, too!

You know how sometimes you end up with a new friend, aka a pimple, after wearing foundation? Thick and heavy bases block your pores, trapping dirt and oil.

Lucky for you (and your complexion), there are now water-based foundations that will make your pores breathe! They feel like nothing on your skin and grant a natural-looking finish. It's the one product that will give you "your skin but better" vibes.

Ready to make the switch? Here are our top 10 picks:

  1. This silky, shade-adjusting foundation will let your skin shine through while blurring imperfections.

    True Match Liquid Foundation, P520, Zalora
  2. It's refreshing, cooling, and hydrating! It's the perfect base for hot, humid days.

    H20 Skin Tint, P1,190, Zalora
  3. This featherweight foundation can cover pimples and dark marks. It also protects your skin against dangerous UV rays.

    VMV Hypoallergenics 
    Skin Savvy 60 Foundation, P1,875, Trinoma
  4. A few drops of this tint are all you need to have even-looking skin.

    First Aid Beauty 
    Hello FAB Triple Protection Skin Tint With Goji Berry SPF30, P2,042, Sephora.ph
  5. An oil-controlling yet breathable formula that you can wear every day for "effortless-looking" skin.

    Laura Mercier 
    Tinted Moisturizer – Oil Free, P2,050, Rustan's The Beauty Source
  6. Its "elastic gel-serum" formula makes you feel like you're not wearing an ounce of makeup on your face.

    Studio Waterweight SPF30 Foundation, P2,200, SM North Edsa
  7. This will give your complexion an all-day matte finish. Oh, it's cruelty-free, too!

    Camera Ready BB Water Broad Spectrum SPF 30, P2,300, Beauty Bar
  8. It has all the benefits of the original Double Wear foundation, but with a ~*fresh*~ finish.

    Estee Lauder
    Double Wear Nude Water Fresh Makeup, P2,400, SM Aura
  9. A comfortable, sheer, and long-wearing foundation that you can use to even out discoloration on your face and body.

    Make Up For Ever 
    Water Blend Face & Body Foundation, P2,700, SM Megamall
  10. If you like how your skin looks after a facial, this foundation will give you that ~glowing~ effect!

    Koh Gen Do 
    Aqua Foundation, P2,700, Beauty Bar

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