The Best Foundation Sticks For Flawless, No-Fuss Makeup Application
by Sidney Burds
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Yes they can all provide even coverage, work for a number of skin conditions, and make that zit you woke up with disappear. But have you ever had a foundation that can apply in a flash, blend in seconds flat, and comes in a case that works for all modes of travel? Not until now.
It’s time to give foundation sticks a try. We’re here to help with 13 of the best foundation sticks to fit your budget and personal preferences. They won’t spill in your carry-on, crack into a million pieces when they hit the floor, or show signs of wear at the end of the day.
- Best Overall: Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick
- Best Budget: Maybelline New York Fit Me Stick Foundation
- Best Splurge: Tom Ford Traceless Foundation Stick
- Best for Dry Skin: Milk Makeup Flex Foundation Stick
- Best for Oily Skin: Anastasia Beverly Hills Stick Foundation
- Best for Acne-Prone Skin:Lancôme Ultra Longwear Foundation Stick SPF 21
- Best Full Coverage: Yves Saint Laurent All Hours Stick Foundation
- Best for Contouring: Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Visible Cover Stick Foundation
- Best for Travel: Sephora Collection Make No Mistake Foundation & Concealer Stick
- Best Shade Range: Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick
- Best Anti-Aging: Shiseido Sun Protection Stick Broad Spectrum SPF 37
- Best Seamless Finish: Clinique Chubby in the Nude Foundation Stick
- Best for Mixing: NUDESTIX Nudies Tinted Blur Stick
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