The holy grail of foundations is both lightweight and high-coverage. I would love to someday find a foundation that just makes my skin look perfect without being super obvious that I’m wearing foundation. While that’s still not something that I’ve found, I have found something pretty darn close: the Dior Backstage Foundation. This product can be purchased at Sephora and similar retailers for just $40. I recently received the cutest little sample, and I’m very impressed!
Compared to other luxury foundations, this one is practically a bargain! It also comes in 40 shades, which is a great variety. I’m so glad that foundations are becoming more and more inclusive. Also, fun fact: this is the foundation that Meghan Markle wore to the royal wedding!!
This foundation is so lightweight and blendable, but it is also very medium coverage. I was impressed by the opacity for something so weightless. It won’t cover a ginormous breakout, but it will even out the skintone and hide minor imperfections.
Regarding the finish, it is matte without being dull. I like this because it seems to work well when my skin is feeling dry and when it’s feeling oily. Like most people, my skin changes with the seasons, so I appreciate how versatile this foundation appears to be.
Also, I love that I need so little of this foundation to cover up. My teeny tiny sample is still going strong after more than two weeks of applications. I can’t imagine how long a full-sized bottle will last, but I suspect I will not be disappointed after this experience. I definitely plan on purchasing this one in the next Sephora Rouge sale (starting August 24th!).
Have you tried this one? What did you think? Be sure to let me know your thoughts in the comment section!
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