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More Top Mature Foundations for Women Over 40

The best bargains and splurges


As a continuation from the previous Top 5 Foundations for Women Over 40, we realized that only listing five foundations for "mature" skin was a little skimpy. Women creeping closer to 40, or even well over that milestone, definitely need the correct foundation to help enhance their appearance instead of diminish it. After all, who doesn't like to look young, vibrant, and flawless?

1. Peter Thomas Roth Un-Wrinkle® Foundation - Splurge

Peter Thomas Roth Un-Wrinkle Foundation

If you're in the market for a foundation for mature skin that also acts like a treatment, then Peter Thomas Roth's Un-Wrinkle® Foundation is what you need.  This foundation gives a little bit of everything including a long-wearing formula with buildable coverage, sun protection (SPF20), light diffusers, and a collagen boosting anti-aging complex. If you need more benefits then how about a foundation free of fragrances, sulfates, dyes, phthalates, and triclosan?  It's also oil-free and is available in Light, Medium, Tan, and Deep.

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2. Boots No7 Lifting and Firming Foundation - Bargain

Boots No7 Lifting and Firming Foundation

This is a lightweight foundation that will give you a nice medium coverage while the peptide technology housed deep inside works with your collagen and elastin to help firm your skin. The foundation is available in eight shades, and as a kicker it also has an SPF15 for protection against sun aging.

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3. Estee Lauder Resilience Lift Extreme Foundation - Splurge

Estee Lauder Resilience Lift Extreme Foundation

Resilience Lift Extreme was named the "Best Prestige Face Makeup Product" in the 2008 CEW Beauty Awards, and it's easy to see why. This foundation basically does it all for you. Resilience Lift Extreme gives your skin a rich surge of moisture while lifting your skin and leaving it flawless yet radiant. 83% of 100 women tested saw a lift to their skin within four weeks. As an added bonus, Resilience Lift also has an SPF15 to help protect your skin from sun damage and sun aging, plus it's available in a very wide selection of shades.

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4. L'Oreal Visible Lift Serum Absolute - Bargain

L'Oreal Visible Lift Serum Absolute

Visible Lift Serum Absolute is the latest addition to the Visible Lift line.  It not only gives your skin a nice flawless coverage, but it also features 5 exclusive ingredients that help to reverse the signs of aging. The incredible part is seeing firmer, brighter, and smoother skin in approximately 4-weeks.  It does all of this while also hydrating and evening your skin tone, plus with an added SPF17 you will be protected from sun damage and future sun aging. Visible Lift Serum Absolute is perfect for normal to dry skin types and is available in 12 shades.

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5. Lorac Breakthrough Performance Foundation - Splurge

Lorac Breakthrough Performance Foundation

This great oil-free foundation may be one of the best foundations available for mature or aging skin. Breakthrough Performance gives a flawless and even coverage that doesn't feel heavy on the skin. The foundation also is a great anti-aging, pre-aging, and hydrating miracle. Lorac's SMS Complex helps to increase cell turnover while helping your skin's natural ability to produce collagen. The foundation also has an SPF14 for protection, and it is available in seven great shades.

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6. Neutrogena Healthy Skin Enhancer - Bargain

Neutrogena Healthy Skin Enhancer

Healthy Skin Enhancer contains retinol to help give you smoother skin with fewer fine lines and wrinkles. It's also very nourishing to the skin while being oil-free and leaving you with a natural and beautiful look due to the sheer tint of color. With an added SPF20 for really wonderful sun protection, you will also be fighting future sun damage and sun aging. Healthy Skin Enhancer is available in six great shades at a drugstore near you.

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7. Dior AirFlash Spray Foundation - Splurge

Dior AirFlash Spray Foundation

You don't have to be a professional makeup artist to use a spray-on foundation. Dior's AirFlash Spray Foundation is an ultra-fine mist foundation that goes on easily while giving you a beautiful airbrushed effect. Besides being easy to apply, AirFlash also lessens the look of fine lines and wrinkles while also covering any skin "issues", giving you a beautiful flawless finish. AirFlash is available in five great shades.

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8. Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Radiant Firming Makeup - Bargain

Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Radiant Firming Makeup

Last year we tried the cream foundation in the compact and loved it. Now Maybelline offer Instant Age Rewind Radiant Firming Makeup. This foundation comes in 12 shades, so you are sure to get the color you need. As for the benefits the foundation contains Goji Berry and Caffeine, which both actively and visibly improve your skin tone while firming at the same time. With an added SPF18 for decent sun protection Instant Age Rewind Radiant Firming Makeup is a must-have "steal", and a no-brainer for your makeup arsenal.

9. Chanel Lift Lumiere - Splurge

Chanel Lift Lumiere
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Lift Lumiere is Chanel's newest foundation and boy is it worth the splurge. Lift Lumiere is not only a flawless-finish foundation, but it's also a lifting and firming agent. This foundation also gives your skin the hydration it needs throughout the day to ensure that you don't look dry and cakey by the end of the day. Infused with firming polymers, your skin will feel beautiful and smooth while experiencing an immediate "lift". Lift Lumiere is available in eight shades online and at department stores.

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