10 Stick Foundations to Make Your Look Beautiful
Most of us have a foundation or two (or three or four), but if you’re looking for a simpler, more convenient way to cover up, then it’s time to turn your attention to foundation. These solid foundations that come in a tube, you just swipe the product on with a swipe of your finger and you’re on your way. Most importantly, there is no chance they will open and spill in your makeup bag or purse. Here, we’ve rounded up our favorite stick foundation for foolproof, flawless coverage.
Benefit Hello Happy Air Bar Foundation, $32
Benefit’s newest foundation range comes in stick form and is very convenient. This long-lasting foundation formula has light to medium coverage to give your foundation the strength you need. The lightweight foundation and shea butter in the formula ensure a smooth and perfect blend, so you’ll never have to worry about your foundation caking.
Doll 10 HydraBalm Foundation, $38.
This stick foundation provides even more skincare benefits. Its formula is packed with powerful anti-aging ingredients, including ceramides that help repair the skin’s barrier and peptides that plump and firm the skin. The pigment contains amino acids that provide medium to full coverage.
Tarte Clay Foundation, $29
If you want a matte finish with medium coverage, check out this vegan stick foundation. The creamy formula of this foundation contains Tarte’s signature ingredient, Amazonian Clay, and vitamins C and E to seamlessly conceal redness and unwanted skin tones.
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Foundation Stick, $14.99.
Hyaluronic acid is beloved due to its incredible moisturizing properties – now you can find it in this foundation stick. The moisturizing formula can be used as a foundation, concealer and contouring product. This foundation is made especially for normal to dry skin, providing plenty of dewy results for those who need it most.
W3LL People Narcissist Foundation Stick, $28.99.
Finally, a really clean foundation that really delivers. This foundation stick, certified safe and non-toxic by the Environmental Working Group, creates a flawless foundation without any mess. The creamy formula has a glossy feel that glides on easily to even out skin tone.
Maybelline New York Fit Me Shin-Free + Balance Stick Foundation, $6.98
People with oily skin know how hard it is to find a foundation that has staying power and won’t make you look like a greasy mess at lunch. This matte foundation is a matte stick foundation. It has a sunscreen core that absorbs excess oil and keeps your makeup matte to perfection all day long.
Nudestix Nudestix Nudies Nudies Tinted Blur, $30.
Get your skin on Instagram with this lightweight foundation that’s easy on the eyes too. When you only need a little something but not the whole face, this lightweight foundation blurs texture, discoloration and enlarged pores for a filter-like effect.
Milk Makeup Elastic Foundation Stick, $36
This foundation comes in a wide range of shades, 36 to be exact, and you can easily find your match from this collection. This foundation provides medium coverage with natural coverage that never clumps. Marshmallow root extract in the formula provides elasticity to the foundation, while blue lotus nourishes, chamomile and lavender soothes.
BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Hydrating Foundation SPF 25, $32.
This stick foundation infuses your skin with moisture and enhances radiance, making it ideal for dry skin. This foundation has a medium coverage formula with moisturizing ingredients like volcanic seawater and red seaweed. In addition, this foundation has SPF 25 sun protection, making it a true multi-functional foundation.
Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick Foundation, $47
With this classic stick foundation, you can’t go wrong. The clear foundation compliments your skin tone. When you want full coverage, use this foundation. It is rich in nourishing ingredients such as olive extract and shea butter that will last even in sweaty or high humidity conditions.