Before you head to the department store, check out the drugstore first! Watsons is loaded with hidden gems waiting to be discovered. Over the years, drugstore makeup has stepped up their foundation formulations. Whether it’s matte, dewy, natural or high coverage, Watsons has got your back. Continue reading to discover the best foundation formulas that won’t break the bank!

1. Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation

Best liquid foundation in Watsons

Price from RM48.37

shopping_cart Hermo Malaysia RM48.37 shopping_cart Watsons Malaysia RM56.90

Formulated with a blend of vitamins and hyaluronic acid, the Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation nourishes your skin as it covers. Its anti-aging and anti-fatigue formula enhances your natural complexion and texture all the while providing medium to full buildable coverage. The skin-loving foundation also contains spherical powders to blur imperfections and texture.

2. Essence Stay All Day Make Up

Best budget foundation

Price from RM19.44

shopping_cart Watsons Malaysia RM19.44

You don’t have to break the bank just to get a good foundation. The Essence Stay All Day Make Up is just as good, if not, better than many of its higher end counterparts. It has medium buildable coverage that sits comfortably on the skin. With a handy pump, you can also control the amount of product needed.

3. L'Oreal Infallible Liquid Foundation

Best long-lasting foundation in Watsons

Price from RM55.92

shopping_cart Hermo Malaysia RM58.04 shopping_cart Watsons Malaysia RM55.92

With the L’Oreal Infallible 24hr Fresh Wear, your makeup at the end of the day will look just as good as when you just applied it. Formulated with a unique blend of polymers, pigments and oils, it provides your skin with breathable and buildable coverage that stays and looks good all day long.

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4. Maybelline Superstay Liquid Foundation

Best full coverage foundation in Watsons

Price from RM54.90

shopping_cart Watsons Malaysia RM54.90

With Maybelline’s Superstay Liquid Foundation, you can hide your flaws, imperfections, secrets and sins! The high coverage and long-lasting foundation promises up to 24 hours of perfect wear without any fading or smudging. Despite the pigmented formula, it glides on flawlessly and smoothly while providing lightweight and breathable coverage.

5. Maybelline Super BB Cushion Fresh Matte SPF25

Best cushion foundation in Watsons

Price from RM55.92

shopping_cart Watsons Malaysia RM55.92

Flaws? Concealed. Skin? Perfected. Time? Saved. It’s all thanks to Maybelline’s Super BB Cushion Fresh Matte! Formulated with mattifying minerals and hydrating essence, this cushion provides a lightweight, natural matte finish that doesn’t dry out your skin. A few taps is all you need and you’re good to go!

6. L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Matte Powder

Best powder foundation in Watsons

Price from RM75.60

shopping_cart Watsons Malaysia RM75.60

A powder foundation that actually provides good coverage? Yes, that’s none other than the L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Matte Powder! The finely milled powder can give your skin a long-lasting and breathable coverage without any caking or fading. It can be used alone or as a setting powder to enhance your liquid foundation’s coverage.

7. Mamonde All Stay Foundation

Best korean foundation

Price from RM59.00

shopping_cart Watsons Malaysia RM59.00

If your usual foundation routine can’t seem to survive the Malaysian heat, give Mamonde’s All Stay Foundation a try! The long-lasting foundation is designed to cover skin texture such as wrinkles and pores flawlessly. Formulated with Freeze and Fix Powder, this foundation can absorb excess oil and sebum to prevent any powdery clumps or cakiness. 

8. Bourjois Air Mat 24-hr Foundation

Best matte foundation in Watsons

Price from RM43.92

Going for that no-makeup makeup look? Look no other than the Bourjois Air Mat 24-hr Foundation! It has a matte but not flat finish, so your skin will look like it’s naturally perfect. It also has a non-drying and lightweight formula to ensure a non-cakey and comfortable base that lasts all day. 

Disclaimer: The pricing shown is just a good indication of how much these products are worth. The prices could change based on the e-commerce promotions that are going on. If some of the products are not available, do email us at [email protected] Thank you!


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