Which NARS Foundation is Best For Dry Skin?

Have you found the best NARS foundation yet to keep your makeup looking natural and prevent your skin from drying? No? Then this feature might just be for you.

The “no-makeup” look is gaining popularity all the time now, and while we all want that highly sought-after flawless look, no one wants their face caked with foundation makeup resulting in dry skin.

At Cosmetics Now, what we absolutely love about NARS products, and in particular NARS foundation products, is that they’re lightweight and will give you that coverage that emits a radiant glow.

And who wouldn’t want to wear comfortable makeup all day every day! You’ll be able to find a suitable product that matches your skin tone and choose the finish that suits you from creamy, sheer, and matter.

Below we have included five NARS foundation products that will prevent dry skin and make your skin look glamourous all at the same time.

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NARS Sheer Glow Foundation

The stunning NARS Sheer Glow Foundation is available in a variety of shades including Deauville, Siberia, and Gobi.

It affords your skin a natural finish that will cover all skin imperfections and events out your skin tone.

The beautiful dewy glow of this amazing foundation is a direct result of its complexion-brightening formula.

It helps prevent dryness through its weightless formula that is extremely hydrating and will last all day, every day. 

It comes with a sheer coverage that is buildable and conveys a radiant finish.


  • Prevents dryness & hydrates the skin
  • Buildable coverage
  • Lightweight formula
  • Long-lasting 


  • You will need to use a hydrating moisturiser in addition to your NARS foundation

NARS Sheer Matte Foundation

If a matte finish is what you’re looking for, then look no further than the NARS Sheer Matte Foundation.

The best thing about this NARS foundation is that it is ideal for building coverage for any and all skin tones.

It works so effectively in absorbing oil and controlling shine ensuring it is an ideal choice for those of you who have overtly oily skin.

As a liquid foundation, it improves the skin texture and tone while also conveying a soft and luminous glow.

Only using a small amount of this will help you get high coverage across your skin.


  • Fragrance & oil-free
  • Brightens and clarifies your skin tone
  • Suitable for oily skin
  • Non-comedogenic


  • Does wear off easily
NARS all day lumiunous weightless foundation

NARS All-Day Luminous Weightless Foundation

One of the best foundations currently available, there is literally nothing to dislike about the NARS All-Day Luminous Weightless Foundation.

Complete with an innovative formula, it is extremely lightweight and lasts an incredible 16 hours once applied.

It gets even better as it blends well and gets absorbed into our skin easily enough to offer you that natural “glow from within” look that is so highly sought after. 

Lastly, it is highly pigmented which means you will only need a very small amount to achieve good coverage.


  • Long lasting wear (16 hours)
  • Highly pigmented
  • Blends effortlessly


  • Zero
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NARS Radiant Cream Compact Foundation

Despite its creamy texture, the NARS Radiant Cream Compact Foundation won’t make your skin feel greasy or cakey. 

In fact, it’s quite the opposite of that.

Its Advanced Emulsion Technology ensures that this NARS foundation can be applied dry or wet.

Its versatility alone makes it an incredibly popular product among makeup artists worldwide. 

Furthermore, this foundation product conveys a dewy and luminous glow to your skin that will also leave it well-hydrated. 

It will help cover any uneven skin tones to ensure you’re always looking radiant and beautiful.

The compact is leakproof and portable and comes with a foundation sponge to ensure an even and precise application.

Lastly, this effective NARS foundation can last up to 12 hours without the need for any touch-ups.


  • Medium coverage
  • Hydrates the skin; perfect for those with dry skin
  • Imparts a radiant glow
  • Lasts for 12 hours 


  • It can be expensive

NARS Velvet Matte Foundation Stick

One of the easiest and most convenient to use foundations, the NARS Velvet Matte Foundation Stick has a creamy texture and conveys a soft matte finish.

Best of all, once you’ve applied this to your skin, you can apply touch-ups easily enough throughout the day.

It does come with a built-in blender that will work seamlessly with the foundation to produce a stunning radiant look for your skin.

Reducing the appearance of any dark spots and fine lines that you might have, this NARS foundation offers medium coverage that is more than suitable for your everyday look.


  • Easy to apply & touch up throughout the day
  • Leakproof
  • Enhances your complexion
  • Portable
  • Includes a built-in blender


  • Doesn’t moisturise

But which one is going to be best for your dry skin? That is completely up to you!

Each foundation will assist with preventing dry skin, so your decision will almost certainly come down to what’s included in the finer details of each one.

What we can categorically say is that all NARS foundations are lightweight, blendable, and convey a sense of radiance to your skin.

Whether it be medium-deep or deep full coverage, they will give your skin the coverage it needs.

All of them are available in a variety of shades and textures that suit your skin tone and type, so you’ll confidently be able to choose the one that suits you best.