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This is the perfect foundation routine for your summer holiday

That flawless face. Skin that looks like it’s come straight from a magazine, a catwalk, the red carpet. Luckily, there’s a way to get glowing, gorgeous skin without changing your entire beauty routine – or resorting to Photoshop.

The secret? Acing your foundation game – and we’ve got loads of easy DIY tips for getting that camera-ready canvas. Get ready for double taps, your selfie game just got a whole lot better.

Prime time

Give your foundation a flawless base with a primer that protects you with a hardworking SPF25 and also locks in your look all day. Apply this primer on your t-zone to help keep shine to a bare minimum and give your foundation a great starting point.

Rimmel London Fix & Protect Primer, £6.99

Ace your base

You want your foundation to do so much more than cover imperfections. That’s why you should use one that pumps your skin with moisture, as well as brightening you up with wake-up peptides. There’s nothing fake-looking about this flawless finish.

Rimmel London Wake Me Up Make Up Foundation SPF 15, £8.99

Set it, and forget it

Shine and sweat - an annoying, inevitable part of summertime makeup. But if you want to lock your look in without unwanted oil or greasiness finding their way through, try setting your makeup with a generous swish of this translucent mattifying face powder. It minimises pores and keeps your makeup in place for 5 hours – which is long enough for dinner and dancing or an afternoon by the pool … That part’s up to you!

Rimmel London Stay Matte Pressed Powder, £3.99

Keen to try out a contour on top of your perfect base? Here are easy hacks for a sweetly sculpted face.