- Best Full Coverage Foundation
The Best Full Coverage Foundation for a Perfect Complexion
No matter what your usual beauty routine, there comes a time when we need to recruit the foundations that are full coverage. Not only are they the makeup go-to for high-glam looks, but they’re also a saviour when it comes to camouflaging surprise spots and sorting out uneven complexions.
Much like the rest of the foundation world though, finding a formula that ticks every box can be pretty exhausting. Does it wear lightweight? Can it beat the midday meltdown, and what about flashback?
To save you time, effort and pennies, we’ve done all the grafting for you. Keep scrolling to find the best full coverage foundations on the market.
The hype is real with this one, and if there’s one person we can count on to provide a flawless complexion, it’s RiRi. This foundation changed the game for the better and arrives in a massive 50 shades, so finding your true match is never an issue.
Did somebody say featherweight and full coverage? NYX come through with a comfortable, matte formula that lasts all day long.
When the Mother of makeup drops a foundation, you know it's going to be too good to be true. It's time to put FaceTune and photoshop to rest, as the Skin Fetish Sublime Perfection Foundation acts as a real-life Instagram filter.
The guys and girls on Tik Tok have been going wild for this new foundation balm from KVD Vegan Beauty. Their 60 second videos prove that just one swipe of this stuff is enough to cover any blemish, bad breakout or imperfection. With skin left looking as though it's been real-life airbrushed, it really does bring the wow-factor.
Head straight from the office to the dance floor, as Estee Lauder provide a foundation with a 24-hour staying power. Fighting against heat and humidity, your skin remains flawless from dusk ‘til dawn. No wonder it’s a firm favourite among beauty editors, influencers and celebs.
So it sits on the pricier end of the scale but, trust us, it's totally worth it. The Armani Luminous Silk Foundation is loved by all beauty buffs as it serves up a seamless, silk-like complexion. Expect skin tone and texture to be corrected and imperfections to be blurred, as the oil-free formula uses light-reflecting particles to create a lit-from-within finish.
Need a full coverage that will see you from sunset to sunrise? There's only one formula for the job; the Urban Decay All Nighter Liquid Foundation. Whether you dance, laugh or cry (happy tears) your way through the night, this full-coverage formula ensures your face stays fresh and flawless.
Doing exactly what it says on the bottle, IT Cosmetics supplies your skin but better. Colour-correcting, anti-ageing and oil-free, it’s the perfect full coverage foundation for skin types that are a little on the oilier side.
The fan-favourite #FauxFilter Foundation has been given an almighty upgrade. Whilst you can still expect the same epic full-coverage, matte formula and 24-hour wear, the foundation now delivers a LUMINOUS finish. That means you can effortlessly cover imperfections but also rock a radiant and glowing complexion from A.M to P.M.
With 51 shades of foundation up for grabs, UOMA spoil you for choice. As well as providing a true colour match for all skin tones, they deliver six custom formulas to suit your unique skin needs. It really is the do-it-all formula that your makeup routine deserves!
Last, but certainly not least, Charlotte Tilbury serves up a formula that’s packed with high-performing ingredients and offers an airbrushed finish. Injecting your skin with skin care benefits, you can rock a youthful glow under a perfect matte finish.
Now that we've equipped you with the best full coverage foundations, it's time to put your best face forward.
Looking for more specific foundation recommendations? Check out The Best Foundations for Acne-Prone Skin.
Written by Carly Cochrane
Carly is a beauty editor at Cosmetify and has been a part of our family for three years. She has over five years of experience in health, beauty and wellness writing.