Beauty Makeup The Best Foundations to Wear This Summer By Victoria Moorhouse Victoria Moorhouse Instagram Website Victoria Moorhouse is a writer, editor, and consultant based in Brooklyn, New York who focuses on beauty, fitness, and health. Victoria was previously the Senior Beauty Editor at InStyle.com and a Senior Editor at POPSUGAR. Her work can also be found in notable publications such as Shape.com, The Zoe Report, Forbes.com, and Well+Good. She graduated from The College of New Jersey with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and Professional Writing. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on June 1, 2018 @ 09:00AM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Courtesy Wearing foundation in the summer always felt to me like the equivalent of wearing a wool sweater on an 80-degree day: My skin felt hot, suffocated, and sweaty. Inevitably, the foundation would cake up and smear. But apparently, I was just using the wrong type of foundation. Brands have innovated lightweight formulas that meet all the summer-skin requirements, like added SPF to protect against sun damage and waterproof technology, so when you do get sweaty, your makeup won't melt off your face. Keep scrolling for six of my new summer foundation favorites. VIDEO: 6 Beauty Products Under $12 You Should Buy from the Drugstore 01 of 06 MARC JACOBS BEAUTY Shameless Youthful-Look 24H Foundation SPF 25 Courtesy Buy Now This is one of my all-time favorite foundations because it covers up redness and discoloration while still letting your natural skin shine through. For me, that means still seeing my freckles. It's super lightweight and is made with an SPF 25 that won't flashback in photos. 02 of 06 Diorskin Airflash Spray Foundation Courtesy Buy Now This spray-on foundation eliminates mess and offers medium-to-full coverage (depending on how much you spritz). It creates an air-brushed finish on your skin, but it feels like you've gone bare-faced. Bonus: It's water-resistant for up to 12 hours. 03 of 06 Covergirl Trublend Matte Made Liquid Foundation Courtesy Buy Now So maybe you don't want dewy skin in the summer. This matte foundation is offered in 40 different shades so you can get your best match yet. It creates a transfer-proof finish that feels light as air. Oh, and it's less than $10. 04 of 06 LANCÔME SKIN FEELS GOOD Skin Nourishing Foundation Courtesy Buy Now This lightweight, SPF-infused foundation is also oil-free, so you don't have to worry about it clogging your pores when things get steamy. 05 of 06 AMOREPACIFIC Color Control Cushion Compact Broad Spectrum SPF 50+ Courtesy Buy Now The cushion compact eliminates spills, making it the easiest foundation to throw in your weekend duffel. The SPF 50 helps block UVA and UVB rays. 06 of 06 NUDESTIX Nudies Tinted Blur Stick Courtesy Buy Now This light-coverage foundation stick creates a soft-focus glow on your skin, mimicking your favorite Instagram filter.