It's Official: Makeup Artists Are Obsessed With These Drugstore Foundations

Top makeup artists have access to the world’s most luxe foundations: La Mer, Clé de Peau, Tom Ford, Armani—you name it; they’ve used it. So given makeup artists’ experience and authority, we decided to present them with a challenge: If they could only use drugstore foundations, which ones would they pick? We figured this would be the perfect question for celebrity makeup artists, because if a drugstore foundation impresses them, you know it’s good.

As it turned out, though, naming the best drugstore foundation didn’t end up being a challenge for them after all. We asked a handful of the industry’s most in-demand makeup artists to share their all-time-favorite drugstore foundation, and they all had clear answers at the ready. There were some clear standout brands (we’re looking at you, Maybelline!) along with a few must-know application tricks. To find out celebrity makeup artists’ favorite drugstore foundations, keep scrolling.