9 Make-Up Brands With Wide Foundation Ranges

Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty launch may have made headlines with its 40-shade-strong foundation range – sparking some much needed change in the beauty industry – but it’s not the only brand with an inclusive line-up of colours and undertones. From make-up artist-approved formulas to high-coverage heroes, here are the foundations making finding your perfect match a whole lot easier…
Power Play Foundation, £38 | Cover FX

Cover FX Power Play Foundation, £38

Cover FX’s latest foundation goes one step further than traditional foundation shades, offering its formulas in a range of undertones to guarantee a perfect match. Providing all-day wear and waterproof, weightless coverage, this cult-in-the-making foundation also has impressive shine control and protection from pollution.


Face & Body Foundation, £29 | Dior Backstage

Dior Backstage Face & Body Foundation, £29

Dior introduced Backstage, a new collection of more affordable make-up than the brand’s traditional offerings, at its Cruise 2019 show. The most hyped launch is the Face & Body Foundation, which comes in 40 shades, including the deepest shade the brand has ever debuted.


Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation, £26 | Fenty Beauty

Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation, £26

Rihanna wowed the beauty world when she launched 40 shades of her Fenty Beauty Pro-Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation. And the formula most definitely lives up to the hype – expect a matte finish that never feels too drying or cakey. Find it exclusively at Harvey Nichols.


Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick, £42 | Hourglass

Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick, £42

The clever triangle stick makes for an easy, precise application, leaving skin glowing and even with a medium coverage. The innovative formula also adjusts to your body temperature to ensure effortless blending and a seamless finish that really does last all day.


Teint Idole Ultra Long Wear Foundation, £32 | Lancôme

Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Long Wear Foundation, £32

This award-winning foundation is ideal for summer days and nights; never thick or greasy, the clever formula imparts flawless, complexion-perfecting coverage while the SPF15 protects. It also maintains your skin’s pH level so that colour stays put, meaning your make-up doesn’t need to be retouched throughout the day.


Studio Fix Fluid Foundation, £22.05 | MAC

MAC Studio Fix Fluid Foundation, £22.05

MAC’s offering is a cult face base in the industry, loved by make-up artists and celebs alike for its ability to perfect without masking the skin. Ideal for oily, combination and blemish-prone skin types, it contains silica to prevent a shiny T-zone and won’t clog pores.


Ultra HD Invisible Cover Foundation, £27.90 (Was £31) | Make Up For Ever

Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Invisible Cover Foundation, £27.90 (was £31)

Make Up For Ever launched its Ultra HD foundation in 2015 with 40 shades and with 13 offerings for deep skin tones alone, it’s no wonder this formula’s an industry favourite. The lightweight fluid has a weightless, second-skin feel that’s completely seamless – even under the most powerful HD lenses.


Amazonian Clay Full-Coverage Foundation, £33 | Tarte

Tarte Amazonian Clay Full-Coverage Foundation, £33

Tarte’s beloved Amazonian Clay Foundation added 15 new shades to its collection in June, bringing the total to just over 40. Packed with vitamin E, Amazonian clay and SPF15, it’ll work to protect and improve your skin in the long-run. It’s also worth noting that ten out of the 15 new shades cover the tan-to-deep range.


Natural Radiant Longwear Foundation, £35 | NARS

NARS Natural Radiant Longwear Foundation, £35

Make-up legend NARS’ very first 16-hour foundation, this fade-resistant formula boasts a unique combination of translucent base with amino acids and mineral powders to mimic the skin’s natural tone, fusing with it for the closest match.


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