10 Lightweight Foundations That Won't Let You Down This Summer

#NoMakeupMakeup look, here we come!


(SPOT.ph) We all want to look our best every day, but it's hard when the blistering heat gets in the way. We often have to struggle with cakey foundation that melts off (in the most unflattering way!) in a matter of hours. Worry not, because we round up 10 foundations that will even out problem areas and are light enough to wear even during summer season.



Our Lil’ Secret Foundation (P399) by Pink Sugar

Formulated with hyaluronic acid, green tea extracts, and aloe vera, this foundation gives you a comfortable wear that doesn’t look heavy or overdone. Best of all, it has a matte finish with buildable medium to full coverage! A little goes a very long way with this gem.




True Match Liquid Foundation (P520) by L’Oreal Paris

Flaunt a your-skin-but-better look with this fan-favorite by L’Oreal that takes away the guesswork in finding your perfect shade. This oil-free foundation promises a natural, non-cakey look for any Filipina—no matter your undertone—with a silky, seamless finish.


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Stay Matte But Not Flat Liquid Foundation (P640) by NYX

If you’re an oily-skinned gal, you need a foundation that combats shine but won’t leave your skin looking flat or dull. This product has a buildable yet lightweight formula that won’t settle into pores  so you can look fresh without having to touch-up every couple of hours.




Super BB Cushion Fresh Matte SPF 25 (P749) by Maybelline

If you’ve always wanted to try cushion foundations but were hesitant because of the hefty price tag they usually come with, Maybelline’s got you covered—literally! It evens out your skin tone while still providing a natural, shine-free finish. It even comes with SPF 25 so your skin has an extra layer of protection in the summer.



Serum Foundation (P770) by The Ordinary

The Ordinary is well-loved for its skincare line, but its foundation is also worth a try. It promises coverage that evens out redness and texture, while allowing your skin to breathe—a must when you’re dealing with humid weather!




Perfecting Skin Tint (P1,850) by Glossier

Copping the no-makeup-makeup look has never been easier. Glossier’s Perfecting Skin Tint is light enough that you can apply it like your favorite moisturizer, while its breathable formula hides pores and blurs imperfections, giving you a fresh and dewy look that still looks like skin.



Magic Snow Cushion 2.0 Black (P1,200) by April Skin

April Skin wasn’t kidding when it called this cushion foundation “magic.” This K-Beauty find promises buildable coverage that’s so flawless that you can even skip the concealer. It also has a 45% water formula that hydrates and easily glides onto skin, as well as SPF 50 that protects you from the sun’s harmful rays. The result? A naturally healthy complexion that’s right out of your favorite K-Dramas.




Aqua Luminous Perfecting Foundation (P2,620) by Becca

Becca’s liquid foundation claims to even out your skin tone with a feather-light formula that’s undetectable even in the sun. If you’ve always wanted to flaunt healthy, luminous-looking skin, all you need is a couple of drops all over your face and you’re good to go!



Born This Way Foundation (P2,350) by Too Faced

True to its name, Too Faced’s well-loved product claims to give you an “I woke up like this” look without the heaviness of your everyday full-coverage foundation. Infused with coconut water for moisture, hyaluronic acid for youthful hydration, and Alpine rose to brighten the complexion, this foundation leaves you with a radiant finish that lasts all day long. It’s oil-free too, so it caters to all skin types!




CC Cooling Cushion SPF 42 (P1,095) by The Face Shop

If you have combination skin, The Face Shop’s cushion foundation is right up your alley. It contains hydrating ingredients that relieves those pesky dry spots, as well as sebum-controlling properties that reduces shine and prevents your makeup from melting off because of the heat. Plus, the non-sticky formula is light enough so you don’t feel like you’re wearing a mask.

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