The 8 Best Mineral Foundations for Healthy, Clear Skin

Katharine McEntee
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Just when we think we’ve found the perfect foundation, summer comes along and it’s back to the drawing board. While our favorite full-coverage formulas work well in the winter, they don’t fare so well in the summer heat. So, in an effort to avoid sweating off our foundation before we’ve even left the house (it’s happened), come summer, we opt for lightweight formulas. Our current favorites: the best mineral foundations.

Free of talc, mineral oil, alcohol, preservatives, and fragrances, mineral foundations are just as great an option for summer skin as they are for acne-prone and sensitive skin types. And now, thanks to new technology, mineral foundations come in a variety of formulas (powder, liquid, and cream), all of which provide natural-looking (never-cakey) coverage. What's not to love?

For the mineral foundations we're switching to come summer, keep on reading.

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