New Year, New Look: Your Guide to Finally Finding the Right Foundation

ESSENCE.COM Jan, 23, 2019

This is it, the new year is finally here and you are ready to slay 2019 with a brand new look. Make this your time to shine with the flawless beauty style you’ve always wanted. It all starts with a great foundation.

And we get it, finding the best foundation can be super frustrating. Just when you think you have found the right shade, you step into the sunlight and realize you’ve made the wrong choice, again. Well, girl, we’ve got you covered now and into the new year. Here is our guide to getting what you want and actually loving it—it begins by shopping at the right place.

Drugstores don’t give you samples and while department stores let you test the color first, you still don’t know if the formula is right for your skin. That’s where Sephora comes in. They have the largest selection of brands featuring the biggest range of shades you can imagine. But, guess what? New, expanded shade ranges are launching for the new year, so you know your match-mate is there waiting for you. And they make it easy for you to find it.

They actually let you wear any foundation in the store! Yes, you read that right! You can get a free custom sample of any foundation so you can try it on, just like you try on the latest fashions. It’s all to help you get the best match for your shade and your skin type, so you leave looking absolutely flawless, even in natural light!

Before you head over to Sephora to start shopping, here are our top 6 picks you need to check out now!