Put your best face forward with Dotti’s picks of the freshest foundations. Learn how to keep it sheer for Spring, layer like a pro when you need more coverage, and find your perfect match with her expert tips and tricks
“Good coverage is all about the layering process. I start by applying foundation with a brush or Beauty Blender, then work with the heat of my hands to set the first layer. Use a brush to apply where you require more coverage.”
L'Essentiel Natural Glow Foundation 16h Wear. $65.
“To find the right foundation, always ask for a few shade samples to try in natural light. Foundation reacts with your skin's natural oils, acidity level, and the humidity in the air—using a primer first can help, but blot with a tissue before applying foundation.”
Dior Forever 24h Wear High Perfection Skin-Caring Matte Foundation. $64.
Dotti is a makeup artist renowned for her holistic approach to beauty. She’s behind Alicia Keys’ stunning no-makeup look, and also works with celebrities like Emma Watson and Priyanka Chopra. While she loves a natural look that enhances what you already have, she can also bring the drama, as seen in her editorial work with photographers like Patrick Demarchelier, Emma Summerton and Tim Richardson. Her signature wit and killer tips will win you over and have you looking flawless.