The 10 Best Drugstore Foundations That Are Actually Worth Your Dollars

Once you find the right one, you'll be buying in bulk.

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Even though they're more affordable than your average brand, drugstore foundations are still diiime-a-dozen. It's tough wading through them to find the Goldilocks fit for your skin tone and skin type, and it all adds up. Here, a primer on the best drugstore foundations that are definitely worth that $10 bill, plus recommendations on which to choose based on your skin woes.

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1 Rimmel London Lasting Finish Foundation

If you're one of those that ends up sweating half of your foundation away by midday, this long-wear formula will save you from re-applying. It seeps up oil in the dreaded T-zone area and helps you keep your face matte all day long.

$8; ulta.com.

2 Revlon ColorStay Whipped Creme Makeup

No one ever wants to advertise to other people when they're wearing foundation, but somehow dry skin always gives it away. This creamy option easily blends into skin without giving any flake-y or cake-y cues.

$15; ulta.com.

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3 Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti-Aging Perfector

Because we never shy away from multi-tasking beauty products, we're all about combatting crow's feet while we perfect our face beat. This anti-aging formula comes with retinol and SPF20, so it's especially primed to protect your skin before you head out the door.

$15; walgreens.com.

4 Maybelline New York Fit Me Matte Plus Poreless Foundation Makeup

Blurring acne scars and large pores comes easy with this weightless foundation that makeup artists love for its easy coverage. Plus the sheer range of color swatches (24 in all!) is a major plus for those who struggle to find the right match for their skin tone.

$8; ulta.com.

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5 NYX Stay Matte Powder Foundation

Matte blends are sometimes synonymous with the word "drying," but not with a powder foundation like this one that covers up without feeling too heavy. Many people consider it a dupe for M.A.C's powder compact so give it a try if you're looking to save some $$$.

$10; ulta.com.

6 L'oréal True Match Super Blendable Makeup

Better suited for dry or combination skin types, this foundation blends to a dewy, soft complexion without clinging to dry patches. It's lacking in perfumes or fillers, too, if you have especially reactive skin.

$8; walmart.com.

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7 Maybelline Dream Pure BB Cream Skin Clearing Perfector

BB creams are a godsend if you want lightweight coverage with a natural, no-makeup-makeup finish. Maybelline's skin-clearing formula goes easy on those with sensitive skin and helps to clear and conceal blemishes at the same time.

$9; ulta.com.

8 Black Opal True Color Liquid Foundation

Laverne Cox and Chrissy Teigen's makeup artists gravitate towards this super affordable makeup line Black Opal for its range of deep hues that cater to women of color. This one's hypoallergenic and enriched with vitamins A and E to help prime skin without an ashy finish.

$9; houseofbeautyworld.com.

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9 L'Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation

When oily skin leaves you with a shiny face no matter what, look into a mattifying solution like this long-wear foundation. It helps to conceal and cover imperfections, without cracking under heat.

$10; walmart.com.

10 CoverGirl Queen Collection All Day Flawless Foundation

Women of color rave about this new Covergirl Queen Collection Foundation that's formulated to fit darker skin tones without gray undertones. It's a concealer, powder, *and* liquid all in one so it's hitting all your bases for enviably pristine face coverage.

$12; walgreens.com.

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