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Good
Foundation

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

SHOP FOUNDATION

Tip 1:
Get Total
Coverage

“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.”

GUERLAIN

L'Essentiel Natural Glow Foundation 16h Wear. $65.

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YVES SAINT LAURENT

Touche Eclat All-in-One Glow. $60.

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LA PRAIRIE

LIFTING & FIRMING
Skin Caviar Essence-In-Foundation. $255.

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GIORGIO ARMANI

Power Fabric Longwear
High Cover Foundation. $74.

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Tip 2:
Master the
Sheer Finish

“A sheer, luminous finish is the goal for Spring. I like to use a Beauty Blender to apply a light layer of foundation and then a buffer brush to polish the skin for a fresh, even skin tone.”

TOM FORD

Traceless Foundation Stick. $105.

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Clean Beauty

KOSAS

Tinted Face Oil. $55.

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LA MER

The Luminous Lifting Cushion
Foundation SPF 20. $150.

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CHANTECAILLE

Future Skin Foundation. $105.

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Tip 3:
Find Your
Perfect Tone

“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

Dior Forever 24h Wear High Perfection
Skin-Caring Matte Foundation. $64.

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Holts Exclusive

RÉVIVE

Le Tint Moisturizing Veil. $126.

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CLÉ DE PEAU BEAUTÉ

Radiant Cushion Foundation. $128.

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CHARLOTTE TILBURY

Hollywood Flawless Filter. $50.

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Dotti

Holt Renfrew Beauty Ambassador

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.