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dark foundation

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for dark foundation.

The right foundation can make all the difference when it comes to your skin. Whether you're looking for something that will cover up redness, highlight your features, or just give you a smooth canvas on which to apply your makeup, we've got you covered.

CLINIQUEEven Better Clinical™ Serum Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 25

Size: 1.0 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2422624

Color: WN 122 Clove - deep, warm-neutral undertones

159 Reviews


One of the employees there said she tried it too and found it to run dark. Still a good foundation though....The only downside I have is that the colors run dark. I got vanilla, I am a neutral light medium. ...My new favorite everyday and occasion foundation...good but dark

What it is: A 24-hour, full-coverage foundation that quickly perfects with a matte finish, plus visibly improves skin with three-serum technology.

Coverage: Full



Skin Type: Oily and Combination

SPF: 25

Highlighted Ingredients:
- UP302 and Vitamin C: Visibly reduces dark spots and uneven skin tone.
- Salicylic Acid: Re-texturizes skin‘s appearance.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Visibly plumps skin for a more youthful look.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, and sulfates SLS & SLES.

What Else You Need to Know: This oil-free foundation provides full coverage and a matte finish for up to 24 hou

MAKE UP FOR EVERMini Ultra HD Microfinishing Pressed Powder

Size: 0.07 oz/ 2 g·ITEM: 1916659

Color: Translucent - for light to medium skin tones

69 Reviews


good control of oil, keeps foundation whole day...I love this translucent powder to control the shine in my T-zone. I switched from foundation to CC cream about 4 years ago (highly recommend).

What it is:
A finishing powder that is ultra-blurring and light-diffusing to impart unfiltered perfection on all skintones—in every light.

What it does:
The last step in your makeup routine, this pressed powder blurs, smooths, and reduces shine with the even, naturally matte coverage of ULTRA HD Pressed Powder.

Iconic LondonSuper Smoother Blurring Skin Tint

Size: 1 oz / 30 mL·ITEM: 2609212

Color: Cool Fair

103 Reviews


I apply this tint after my Iconic primer to get the perfect look, natural, covers my dark spots, the scent is delicious. I am in love with this liquid foundation...I had to return because the shade was far too dark for me. But it blends nicely and makes your skin look amazing!

What it is: A lightweight, ultra-hydrating skin tint that delivers a blurred and flawless, satin-matte, second-skin, long-wearing finish for up to 12 hours.

Coverage: Light



Highlighted Ingredients:
- Plant-Derived Amino Acids: Hydrate and condition skin for a smoother, plumper appearance.
- Pea Extract: Promotes skin elasticity and firmness.
- Peach Flower Extract: Protects skin against the harmful effects of free radicals.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. It is also vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Bridging the gap between skincare and makeup, this skin tint hydrates like a hero while delivering light to medium cov

Fashion FairCrème to Powder Skin Foundation

Size: 0.46 oz/ 13 g·ITEM: 2476828

Color: Cherished Cocoa - deep with neutral warm undertones

58 Reviews


I really like the coverage and finish of this foundation. I got the lightest shade but it’s still a little dark for me. ...It is a very lightweight foundation so you would need to conceal blemishes and dark spots, it is perfect to wear everyday and it is an easy travel.

What it is: An opulent foundation that glides on like a silky cream and dries to a thin, elegant, second-skin powder finish.

Coverage: Medium

HUDA BEAUTYGloWish Lightweight Blurring Pressed Powder

Size: 0.35 oz/ 10g·ITEM: 2474559

Color: 01 Fair - fair skin tones with neutral undertones

146 Reviews


Welp and few months down the line I decided to repurchase it in shade 6 ( it looks good now🤷🏾‍♀️) and 7... too dark (7) for setting my foundation so I used it for contour. ...Purchased "Light" and was very very glow although too dark. Purchased "Fair-light" and perfect amount of luminosity.

What it is: A clean, ultra-comfortable, blurring, luminous pressed powder that gives coverage without the cake while being lightweight and buildable.

Coverage: Medium


Pressed Powder

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Damascus Rose Oil: Is known to soothe, clarify complexion, and lock in extreme moisture, as well as for having a beautiful scent.
- Red Bell Pepper Extract: Known for its defense against the effects of digital pollution, including blue light emitted from urban technology which can cause visible signs of aging and dark spots.
- Vitamin E: Protects skin from free radicals to target damage and is also known for its moisturizing and calming properties.

ONE/SIZE by Patrick StarrrTurn Up the Base Blurring Foundation

ITEM: 2548238

Color: Medium Dark 3 - medium dark, rosy undertones

723 Reviews


So i didn’t even care after that. One of THE best foundations i have ever used...It definitely did the job! I loved the foundation. I tried the Dark 1 which was too light for me.

What it is: A hybrid foundation with up to all-day wear that blurs skin, visibly minimizes oil, and boosts hydration.

Coverage: Medium



Highlighted Ingredients:
- Japanese White Rose Stem Cells: Quickly improve the appearance of skin tone and visibly minimize oil over time.
- Skin-Like Treated Pigments: Rapidly blur and feel like skin.
- Avocado and Mango Hydra-Blend: Boosts hydration for smooth-feeling skin.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This versatile formula combines the coverage of a foundation with the benefits of a BB cream.

MAKE UP FOR EVERMatte Velvet Skin Full Coverage Foundation

Size: 1.01 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2106367

Color: Y335 Dark Sand - for lighter medium skin with golden-peach undertones

2K Reviews


LOVE this foundation. My skin has been hating foundations lately and even hydrating foundations have been appearing cakey; however, I received a complimentary sample of this foundation and it’s like magic. ...This foundation is fabulous! After trying several foundations to cover up dark spots on my skin, I was recommended this by a lovely Sephora lady.

What it is: A full-coverage, waterproof foundation that provides a velvety-matte finish and up to 24 hours of wear.

Coverage: Full

Finish: Matte

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

What Else You Need to Know: This foundation is ideal for normal-to-oily skin types and provides full coverage. It is formulated with flexi-fit complex technology to deliver oil-absorbing powders that ensure shine control and up to 24 hours of wear that doesn't cake, flake, or fade.

ONE/SIZE by Patrick StarrrTurn Up The Base Versatile Powder Foundation

Size: 0.28 oz/ 8 g·ITEM: 2426955

Color: Medium Dark 2 (NR) - medium tan, neutral rosy undertones

674 Reviews


I am so happy it matched to my skin tone and it blends so smoothly and covers all darks and blemishes. Gives smooth finish and firming effects. ...Just be aware that the shades run dark and you may not be in the range you normally would be in foundation.

What it is: A buttery-smooth, buildable, medium- to full-coverage powder foundation with a multiuse formula, a soft-matte finish and up to 12 hours of wear.

Coverage: Medium


Pressed Powder

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Texturizers and Microspheres: Visibly blur pores, fine lines, wrinkles, and texture with a soft-focus effect.
- Rice Silk Powder: Helps create a soft-focus appearance.
- Triple-Milled Micronized Purest Pigments: Create undetectable, seamless, true-color coverage that lasts for up to 12 hours.

Estée LauderFuturist Hydra Rescue Moisturizing Foundation SPF 45

Size: 1.2 fl oz/ 35 mL·ITEM: 2324358

Color: 7W2 Rich Spice - extra deep with neutral brown undertones

589 Reviews


LOVE this foundation!!!!...This foundation has great coverage without being heavy and thick. ...I'm not sure if it was Shade Finder that went wrong, or what happened, but this foundation was SO dark on me. I'm fair-light with yellow undertones, and when foundations are usually labeled as such, they match well.

What it is: A flawless foundation with breathable coverage and a radiant finish—powered with Estée Lauder skincare to hydrate, soothe, and protect.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Radiant

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily


Highlighted Ingredients:
- Chia Seed Extract: Nourishes.
- Probiotic Technology: Soothes.
- IonCharged Water: Hydrates.

NARSNatural Radiant Longwear Foundation

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2031110

Color: Syracuse - Medium Dark 1 - MD1 - medium to medium-deep with warm undertones

3.8K Reviews


I have never loved a foundation more...I just wish there were some lighter shades as the lightest one is almost too dark for me....i got one way too dark for my skin tone sadly but it’s alright since i can fix it, but it’s a really pretty and foundation, i like to go back and forth which what coverage i want and when i want a more full coverage dewy foundation i always go reaching for this one :) and i’ve owned and a lot of different foundations

What it is: A buildable, full-coverage foundation with up to 16 hours of lightweight, natural, fade-resistant wear.

Coverage: Full

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Blend of Fruit Extracts (Raspberry, Apple, and Watermelon): Helps support skin’s elastic fibers to smooth the look of skin’s texture over time for optimal radiance.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehyde, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban, and fragrance. This product is also gluten-free.

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