Step out in style with these luxe makeup bases

In this episode of In the Know: Treat Yourself, host Melanie Sutrathada shares some of her favorite go-to bases that help build a good foundation for any makeup look, while also keeping your skin protected. 

One of the most important things when it comes to a good base is sunscreen. “Your skin is a living, breathing organ, and it’s super important to protect it from UV rays,” explains Melanie. Her go-to product for sun protection is Tatcha’s Silken Pore Perfecting Sunscreen

“It is perfect for acting as an effective primer before makeup, plus of course it offers an SPF of 35,” the beauty expert shares. Not to mention its silk extract leaves skin feeling uber smooth. “It’s really sunscreen meets skin care so it’s the best of both worlds,” concludes Melanie.

Next up is the “iconic” Pat McGrath’s Skin Fetish: Sublime Perfection System Totale. The kit includes concealer, foundation, an under-eye powder, a setting powder, a primer, and three brushes. All products are customizable to your skin’s shade to ensure it fits you just right. 

One of Melanie’s favorite products in the Pat McGrath kit is the Mother’s First Ever Concealer. “This concealer delivers clean, full coverage and a radiant matte finish, and it also comes in 36 universal colors that really seamlessly complement the foundation that you can get with the kit as well,” explains Melanie. 

Once your makeup look is complete, it’s time for a glamorous setting spray to keep your face looking fresh all day. Melanie recommends the Yves Saint Laurent Setting Spray. “It’s fashion forward, it keeps your skin moisturized, and most importantly, it’s going to hold that makeup in place all day long,” gushes the host. 

With a good foundation supporting your makeup look, you can feel confidently fresh-faced all day, and you’ll have the selfies to prove it. 

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