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LIGHT, MEDIUM OR FULL: 

WHICH FOUNDATION COVERAGE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?


Finding the perfect foundation is no mean feat. You’ve already tackled tones, shades, mattes and shines – but have you considered coverage? While some prefer a high coverage foundation that hides blemishes and provides a more even skin tone, others prefer a lighter finish that is breathable and more natural. To assist you in finding your perfect foundation, we’ve put together some pointers to help navigate the range of YSL foundation coverages.


CHOOSING THE BEST FULL COVERAGE FOUNDATION

Full-coverage foundation is perfect for days when you want to go all-out with your make-up look. A common misconception is that it can produce a cakey finish, however with matte options available, it can easily create a subtle look while providing a flawless, even finish. In addition, hunting down a hydrating formula can also help to eliminate the risk of the foundation becoming cakey and feeling heavy on your skin. Full-coverage foundation help to smooth out the skin and cover up any unwanted blemishes or uneven skin tones. It can help to provide a neutral base when you want to try out bold makeup looks and acts as a heavier duty foundation if you’re going from day to night. But remember, finding the best full coverage foundation is about balancing out and enhancing your natural skin tone, not reinventing it – so it’s important to pick a shade that’s a true match.


HIGH COVERAGE FOUNDATION: WE RECOMMEND:

If you’re looking for a long-lasting, high-coverage foundation, we recommend our All Hours Liquid Foundation. It has a matte finish that gives you a flawless complexion and holds firm wherever the day (and night) may take you. We’ve created a formula that’s waterproof and transfer-resistant, while the SPF 20 protection helps shield your skin from the sun’s damaging UV rays.

Try our YSL Shade Finder to see which shade of our full coverage All Hours Foundation suits you best.


CHOOSING THE BEST MEDIUM-COVERAGE FOUNDATION

A medium-coverage foundation strikes the balance between providing a smooth canvas and leaving you feeling fresh. Medium-coverage foundations are great for layering and can be the most versatile option, as you can opt for a heavier touch when you want a fuller effect or a lighter application on days you want to keep things simple. Finding the right coverage for you is firstly all about finding the right shade and building the layers until you achieve your desired finish

Whichever coverage you choose, the most important thing is finding a foundation that suits you and works to boost your confidence. Our YSL Foundation Finder can help you find your perfect match. If you’re still unsure, head to our Virtual Try-On tool to virtually try on each shade from the comfort of your own home.

Ready to get started? Head over to our foundation page!



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