foundation for red undertones

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

If you have a red undertone to your skin, it can be hard to find foundation that matches your beautiful, unique skintone. Luckily, there are plenty of options available at Sephora. Here are our top picks for best foundations for red undertones.


I am pale but not ivory strawberry blonde gal with normal to dry skin and no freckles. Blue-red undertones. I wear a 5 in shade. Looks so natural, only better. ...I love this foundation! It's my go-to. It has a dewy finish and the tone is perfect (for an Irish girl with pale skin and red undertones). ...My go-to everyday foundation

What it is: An award-winning, oil-free liquid foundation that delivers buildable medium coverage and a luminous, glowy-skin finish for a natural makeup look.

30ml Full Size for everyday use

18ml Travel Size for on-the-go

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

What Else You Need to Know: This lightweight foundation with Micro–fil™ technology allows color pigments to lay flat for seamless blending and layering. A makeup artist and celebrity favorite, this hydrating foundation helps improve skin texture and blur imperfections, all while delivering a long-lasting, lit-from-within glow

Rare Beauty by Selena GomezLiquid Touch Weightless Foundation

Size: 0.94 oz/ 28 mL ·ITEM: 2361509

Color: 470C - medium deep with cool red undertones

5.6K Reviews


If you have more red undertones and a deepest dark get the second to last foundation (especially if you’re south Sudanese). ...Since I am Cuban and Ecuadorian my brown complexion has a lot of red undertones and not to mention a big red birth mark on my face .

What it is: An innovative breathable foundation that combines the weightless feel of a serum with buildable medium coverage for truly layerable wear. 

Skin Type: Normal and Combination




Highlighted Ingredients:
- Botanical Blend of Lotus, Gardenia, and Water Lily: Helps soothe, calm, and nourish skin.

What Else You Need to Know: The super-fluid, serum-like texture makes it easy to build and blend your coverage just how you like it while evening out skin tone and smoothing the look of pores—no clogging or caking. Plus, the mess-free, doe-foot applicator lets you apply one dot at a time.

NARSLight Reflecting Advanced Skincare Foundation

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2514438

Color: Namibia - D4 - deep with warm undertones, and a red tone

2.3K Reviews


It’s good for red spots and I was able to use it without concealer....A great foundation for every day...I have been using this foundation for past few weeks and I’m super satisfied with the results.

What it is: An advanced makeup-skincare-hybrid foundation with a natural finish that quickly blurs and smooths while visibly improving skin’s clarity over time.

Coverage: Medium



Highlighted Ingredients:
- Biomimetic Oat: Visibly improves clarity by reducing the appearance of redness.
- Japanese Lilyturf: Supports a strong skin barrier by helping maintain moisture.
- Cacao Peptides and Milk Thistle: Minimize the negative effect of blue light and environmental stressors.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone.

KosasRevealer Skin-Improving Foundation SPF 25 with Hyaluronic Acid and Niacinamide

Size: 1 oz / 30 mL·ITEM: 2512093

Color: Rich Deep Cool 420 - Rich Deep with neutral red undertones

1.7K Reviews


finally, olive undertones for light-medium shades...However, this is not a summer foundation for oily-skin cuties. This foundation wears off quickly in hot weather and sweaty moments. ...I have oily skin and after wearing this foundation for a few hours my skin didn’t begin to look oily, like with most foundations.

What it is: A skin-reviving, SPF treatment foundation that blends like a second skin with a natural dreamy finish to blur, visibly smooth texture, and minimize pores.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

SPF: SPF 30 and Under

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Niacinamide and Caffeine: Visibly brighten, smooth, and even skin tone.

- Squalane, Arnica, and Pro Vitamin B5: Soothe, calm, and balance skin’s ideal oil and moisture levels.

- Peptides and Hyaluronic Acid: Visibly plump, firm, and hydrate.

Estée LauderDouble Wear Stay-in-Place Foundation

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2112209

Color: 7C2 Sienna - extra deep with cool, rich-red undertones

7.3K Reviews


best foundation for red cheeks...I get compliments on my skin all the time when I wear this foundation. I would recommend this to anyone, it's my holy grail foundation. ...It’s always on and looks good all day. I have very red undertones and this covers.

What it is: A 24-hour liquid foundation with a flawless, natural, matte finish that unifies uneven skin tone and covers imperfections with buildable coverage.
Coverage: Full
Finish: Matte
Formulation: Liquid
Skin Type: Combination and Oily
Ingredient Callouts: Free of fragrance.
What Else You Need to Know: Double Wear is available in over 55 shades—including cool, neutral, and warm undertones—to suit all skin tones. It’s makeup that keeps up with your busy life. Oil-free and oil-controlling, Double Wear lasts in hot and humid weather, and feels lightweight and comfortable.

SEPHORA COLLECTION10 Hour Wear Perfection Foundation

Size: 0.84 oz/ 25 mL·ITEM: 2222263

Color: 63 Sienna - for dark skin with pink undertones

4.1K Reviews


This is for sure for red or pink undertones skin....My go-to: affordable and perfect for everyday use...I'm a bit oily and I have red undertones. I really like this foundation.

What it is: A weightless foundation with medium, buildable coverage that blurs imperfections and conceals blemishes with a smooth, natural finish.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Natural

Formulation Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrates and improves the look of aging skin.
- Vitamin E: Protects the skin from external stressors.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and mineral oil.

What Else You Need to Know: This oil-free foundation acts like a second skin, adapting to the natural movements of your face—without settling into fine lines or wrinkles. Designed to last for up to 10 hours, the f

MAKE UP FOR EVERHD Skin Undetectable Longwear Foundation

Size: 1.01 oz/ 30 ml·ITEM: 2513877

Color: 4R76 Cool Ebony - for very deep skin tones with red undertones

2.7K Reviews


Oh, if you’re going for a dewy type of look this is the right foundation for you. ...stays on all day and got rid of my pink and red undertones

What it is: An undetectable liquid foundation that blurs and covers imperfections for up to 24 hours, powered by a micro-skin system that syncs with the skin for true-to-skin finish.

Danessa Myricks BeautyYummy Skin Serum Foundation

Size: 0.85 oz/ 25mL·ITEM: 2575090

Color: 24W - deep skin with red undertones

294 Reviews


My new favorite foundation for my kit. Such a beautiful dewy finish and it lasts all day! ...I absolutely love this foundation for my aging dry skin. It blurs perfectly.

What it is: A skincare-hybrid foundation with medium, buildable coverage that effortlessly creates a natural-looking, skin-like glow.

Coverage: Medium



Highlighted Ingredients:
- Jojoba Oil: Intensely moisturizes and softens skin.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrates and plumps the look of fine lines and wrinkles.
- Olive-Derived Squalane: Known to balance oil production and diminish visible signs of aging.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan.

Fashion FairSkinFlex Stick Foundation

Size: 0.32 oz/ 9 g·ITEM: 2476638

Color: Rich Brownie - medium with cool red undertones

52 Reviews


This is a really nice foundation stick , isn't oily , last over 8 hrs ,my only issue with this color is its a little to orange ,I think because of the deep red undertones .I will try a different shade but overall I will stick with this brand ....I love this foundation. I’ve steered away from foundation for years because I never found a shade that truly matched, and those that did were either too oily or way too drying for my combination skin.

What it is: A lightweight, creamy, blendable foundation stick that delivers high-pigment coverage with a natural, semi-matte finish.

Coverage: Full



MERITThe Minimalist Perfecting Complexion Foundation and Concealer Stick

Size: 0.23 oz / 6.5 g·ITEM: 2569135

Color: Cacao - deep with red undertones

1.8K Reviews


Best foundation for mature skin. 10/10 would recommend. Especially if you hate the look of heavy foundations. ...My favorite foundation for dry skin...I have super dry skin and the majority of the foundations I try cling to my dry patches and texture but this did not.

What it is: A buildable, lightweight complexion stick that can be used as a foundation or a concealer for easy, natural-looking coverage on the go.

Coverage: Medium



Highlighted Ingredients:
- Fatty Acids: Condition skin and lock in moisture.
- Sea Daffodil Extract: Diminishes the look of dark spots and pigmentation.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: MERIT’s bestselling formula—now with 1.7X more product and redesigned packaging for durability on the go—is designed to replace your all-over coverage.

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