Foundation helps in giving a flawless appearance to the skin when you don’t have the oh so perfect skin. If you are someone with dry skin then it is quite a task to find the right foundation that won’t stick to the dry patches or accentuate them. Also the wrong selection of foundation could go on quite cakey and look heavy throughout the course of the day. In this post we have compiled our top 10 best foundations for dry skin that are available in India. From drugstore options to high end ones we have covered them all and you can choose the one that fits your budget perfectly.

10 best foundation in India for dry skin
10 best foundation in India for dry skin

1. Faces Prime Perfect Foundation- (Priced at 699 INR for 30 ml)

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Top 10 Foundations For Dry Skin

Faces is one of the best makeup brand in the Indian market that I absolutely love. Even though they don’t have a vast selection of makeup they make some of the best ones. And the Faces Glam on Prime Perfect Foundation is one such product which has a creamy formula and applies flawlessly. The hyaluronic acid deeply moisturizes the skin and helps with anti anging. It is also paraben free and is enriched with Vitamin E. It provides medium to full coverage and is long wearing.

2. Maybelline Dream Satin Skin Foundation- (Priced at 700 INR for 30 ml)

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Best High Coverage Foundations For Dry Skin India

If high end foundations are out of your budget then the Maybelline Dream Satin Skin Foundation is the way to go. It is the best drugstore foundation for dry skin because it is lightweight, moisturizing and dries to a satin finish which looks just like skin. It has a light to medium coverage while the formula is long wearing it doesn’t accentuate the dry patches.

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3. Colorbar Perfect Match Foundation- (Priced at 725 INR for 30 ml)

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Best Drugstore & Affordable Foundation For Dry Skin

Having dry skin and struggling to find the perfect foundation shade can be nerve wracking at the same time. That is when the Colorbar Perfect Match Foundation comes to the rescue because it adapts itself to the natural color of the skin and leads to a smooth finish. Also it hides away wrinkles and other imperfections on the skin. It has a lightweight formula that moisturizes the skin and it contains sun protection benefits.

4. Revlon Colorstay Foundation Normal to Oily Skin- (Priced at 850 INR for 30 ml)

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Top 10 makeup foundation for dry skin

Revlon makes one of the best drugstore foundations and the Revlon Colorstay Foundation is one of the best and affordable drugstore foundation for dry skin. The formula of this foundation is phenomenal and it provides a medium to full coverage. The foundation applies beautifully on the skin and it photographs gorgeously. It dries to a demi matte finish and is long wearing which makes it a great foundation for summers.

5. L’Oreal Paris True Match Liquid Foundation- (Priced at 1025 INR for 30 ml)

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Best Foundation For Dry Skin India 2016

Another best drugstore foundation for dry skin is the L’Oreal Paris True Match Liquid Foundation. It has a creamy texture but it is thick in consistency. The coverage is buildable from medium to full coverage and it dries to a satin finish. This foundation looks great both in person and also in pictures which is amazing and it can be worn throughout the year.

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6. The Body Shop Moisture Foundation SPF15- (Priced at 1395 INR for 30 ml)

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Best Foundations For Dry Skin In India

This is one of the unsung heroes because The Body Shop is mostly known for their skincare and their small range of makeup gets hidden in the crowd. But the The Body Shop Moisture Foundation is a God sent product for people with dry skin as it greatly moisturizes them while evening it out. It is super lightweight and it blends seamlessly into the skin. It provides a light to medium coverage and is one of the best foundation for dry skin in India.

7. MAC Cosmetics Face & Body Foundation- (Priced at 1700 INR for 50 ml)

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best dry skin makeup foundations in india

If you are on the lookout for the best lightweight foundation for dry skin then MAC Cosmetics Face & Body Foundation is a great option. The foundation is very thin and it feels super comfortable to wear. It is long wearing and the foundation gives a dewy look to the skin without looking heavy. This foundation gives sheer to medium coverage and is used by makeup artists all over the world for its versatility. It literally feels like nothing on the skin, it looks great in person and on camera.

8. Clinique Superbalanced Makeup Foundation- (Priced at 1950 INR for 30 ml)

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dry skin makeup foundation in india

Again if you like thin, runny foundations then this one by Clinique is a great option. It spreads easily on to the skin and it blends like a dream. The Clinique Superbalanced Makeup Foundation looks great on both dry and oily skin type. It provides light to medium coverage and makes the skin look super radiant it is definitely one of the best foundation for dry skin in India.

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9. Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup- (Priced at 3000 INR for 30 ml)

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Top 10 foundations for dry skin in India

If you are on the hunt for a super long wearing, full coverage foundation for dry skin then the Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup will be a great choice. It is on the pricier side but the formula and texture is so worth it. The foundation is lightweight and it gives a bang on full coverage that will look phenomenal both in real life and in pictures. It is a popular choice of foundation and it is a highly recommended for foundation for dry skin.

10. Bobbi Brown Moisture Rich Foundation- (Priced at 3050 INR for 30 ml)

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best dry skin foundations in india

If you have tried Bobbi Brown products you will know that they make one of the best foundations and this one no doubt. The Bobbi Brown Moisture Rich Foundation is the best high end foundation for dry skin if you are on the lookout for one. The foundation has medium to full coverage and it blends like a dream into the skin. It also has SPF 15 which is great for protecting the skin from sun damage.

So those were our beautiful compilation of the top 10 best foundations for dry skin in India. Do let us know your favorites below!

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Makeup Martini CEO

6 Comments on Best Foundations For Dry Skin in India- Our Top 10 Picks

  1. Preethi Swaminathan
    September 10, 2017 at 9:24 am (2 years ago)

    Hi Pavithra, I’m from Chennai too.. I’ve to travel to work n be out in Sun.. can u suggest me 2/3 options of light to medium coverage foundation? Mine is dry to combination skin.. please suggest longwearing n sweat proof foundation and smoothing primer.. in high end and drugstore

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  2. Preethi Swaminathan
    September 12, 2017 at 11:08 pm (2 years ago)

    Thanks Pavithra..will Revlon photoready primer and Oriflame perfecting primer be sufficient to hide open pores..? Can u please suggest anything else if these r not the right ones?

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  3. Renji Anooj
    September 14, 2017 at 2:29 pm (2 years ago)

    Great compilation. That estee lauder is one of my favorite. I have a combination skin and I like it so much. I mix with my face serum for a seamless dewy coverage.

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    • Pavithra Balakrishnan
      September 14, 2017 at 8:36 pm (2 years ago)

      What face serum do you use to mix in with your foundations? I’m on the lookout for a good one.

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