makeup for textured skin

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for makeup for textured skin.

If you have textured skin, it can be hard to find the right foundation, concealer, or powder that will look good and blend in with your skin. Here are some of the best makeup products for textured skin.

Westman AtelierLit Up Glow Highlighter Stick

Size: 0.17 oz / 5 g·ITEM: 2434199

Color: Lit - glassy iridescent

463 Reviews

$48.00

Gorgeous for textured skin that isn’t 20 anymore. Has a violet sheen to it, but when smoothed in creates a glowing effect without the glitter, sparkle, or spackle effect of other highlighters. ...Great for textured skin...It’s perfect for my dry to normal skin. I love the natural dewy highlighter effect it gives.

What it is: A clean, multitasking highlighter with a translucent, flattering balm formula that imparts skin with fresh, radiant, visible clarity anywhere you choose.


Coverage: Light


Finish: Radiant


Formulation: Stick


Highlighted Ingredients:

- Vitus Vita Fruit Extract: Visibly firms skin and boosts moisture.

- Special-Effect Pigments: Create a lustrous, opalescent effect.

- Ayurvedic Oil Blend: Soothes, cushions, and supports skin’s moisture barrier.

Fenty Beauty by RihannaPro Filt'r Instant Retouch Setting Powder

Size: 0.98 oz/ 28 g·ITEM: 2173664

Color: Coffee - for deep to very deep skin tones

2K Reviews

$36.00

Not cakey at all and it just melts into my skin. I have dry, textured skin and have not found anything like this. ...It’s amazing it smells like vanilla and definitely wears well on my oily skin and looks so nice on textured skin

What it is: A superfine, weightless, loose setting powder in eight sheer shades to perfect and extend makeup wear for a filtered, photo-ready finish on lock.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This silky loose powder works all day to reduce shine and blur the look of pores, fines lines, and imperfections for a hyper-smooth filter that won’t flash back. Eight versatile shades melt into your unique skin tone, letting you set, perfect, and brighten without caking or settling.

SaieGlowy Super Gel Lightweight Dewy Multipurpose Illuminator

Size: 1.0 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2414027

Color: Starglow - universal champagne

1.5K Reviews

$28.00

Glowy summer skin!...One of my summer staples for glowy skins. Would highly recommend!...learning curve for textured skin...this product was blowing up on tiktok and I decided to give it a try dispute having textured skin and after a few different application methods I got it to work for me.

What it is: A water-based multipurpose illuminator that hydrates and brightens for a fresh, dewy look. Use it as glowy prep step, spot highlighter, or mix it with skincare or foundation. Can also be worn on arms and legs for a weightless, body shimmer!


Finish: Radiant


Formulation: Liquid


Highlighted Ingredients:

- Plant-Derived Glycerin: Powerful humectant known to increase skin’s natural moisture level.

- Olive-Derived Squalane: Locks in moisture and leaves skin quenched and visibly glowing.

Too FacedBorn This Way Super Coverage Multi-Use Concealer

Size: 0.45 oz / 13.5 ml·ITEM: 2223030

Color: Shortbread - very light with golden undertones

4.7K Reviews

$36.00

this is by far the best concealer for my textured skin. i use it at the center part of my face and i've never looked as flawless as this in my entire life. ...Plus it dis not matches me skins tone

What it is: A hydrating, full-coverage, weightless, four-in-one concealer that conceals, contours, highlights, and retouches in a wide range of flawless shades.

Coverage: Full

Finish:
Natural

Formulation:
Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Coconut Water: Aids in delicately replenishing skin’s moisture levels.
- Alpine Rose: Helps support skin’s health and resilience.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Gives a smoother, more youthful appearance.

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

Laura MercierLongwear Lip Liner

ITEM: 2216687

Color: Red Velvet

36 Reviews

$28.00

My top lip product and I'd recommend it to everyone (especially if you have medium brown skin).

What it is: A perfectly-textured, wooden lip liner pencil designed to outline, define, and prolong lip color wear.

What Else You Need to Know: This lip liner outlines and enhances the natural shape of lips. Its unique texture is firm enough to draw a precise, thin line, yet soft enough to blend and wear alone for a matte finish. It keeps lip color in place to prevent bleeding, feathering, and collecting in corners of lips throughout the day.

Clinical Results: In a consumer study of 32 participants:
- 96% said it glides smoothly onto lips
- 98% said it feels comfortable to wear
- 85% said it is highly pigmented

Too FacedMoon Crush Highlighter

Size: 0.24 oz / 6.8 g·ITEM: 2693091

Color: Shooting Star - champagne

21 Reviews

$36.00

So so so pretty!! The texture, the glow… really outstanding! Better applied with fingers I think for best payoff. ...It also doesn’t do well on my textured areas.

What it is: A next generation, second-skin, glossy-glow highlighter that gives a wet look finish.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and mineral oil. It is also gluten-free and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This easy-to-use powder formula leaves a radiant and luminous shimmer for a moonlit luminescence that’s out of this world. Plus, it smells like fresh crisp apples.

Melt CosmeticsSexFoil Liquid Highlighter

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2477982

Color: Peaches & Cream - golden peach

23 Reviews

$39.00

Not unless you have really good skin....Not for 30 plus, or textured skin. Nice staying power, but this can tend to look very drying once it sets....I’ve found a lot of liquid highlighters make my skin look textured and this one melts into your skin.

What it is: A highlighter that drenches your skin with an emulsion of liquid pearl pigments to illuminate, hydrate, and add radiant dimension—because everything looks better wet.

Coverage: Light

Finish:
Radiant

Formulation:
Liquid

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

What Else You Need to Know: This lightweight liquid formula allows for a smooth application with a transfer-resistant finish. Wear it all over your face and body, mixed with foundation, or alone for a natural-looking glow.

Charlotte TilburyLunar New Year Airbrush Flawless Finish Setting Powder

Size: 0.28 oz / 8 g·ITEM: 2631976

Color: 1 Fair - very fair to fair

28 Reviews

$46.00

Your skin but better...Hides my pores with such a flawless finish and is a staple in my makeup routine. There’s a reason why it’s so popular. ...This is my all time favorite powder. I have oily skin so powder is a must and this makes my textured acne prone skin look flawless.

What it is: An ultrafine setting powder that blurs imperfections and visibly reduces shine in limited-edition Lunar New Year packaging.
Coverage: Medium

Finish:
Natural

Formulation:
Pressed Powder

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Rose Wax and Almond Oil: Help to nurture, soften, and moisturize the skin.
- Light-Reflecting Pearls: Pearlescent pigments diffuse light as it hits your face to luminate the complexion.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, gluten-fre

$28.00

This product caught my eye recently because it’s talc-free and it gives my face a beautiful finish! My makeup looks great all day without any texture showing....Dry skin approved...I got this a sample in a order and I’d liked it and it’s non comedogenic ive tried a million setting powders and they all make me look dry, textured and cakey. I’ve been really enjoying how this sets.

What it is: A talc-free loose setting powder that is infused with hyaluronic acid for comfortable, up to 16-hour wear and ultra-blurring power.

Coverage: Light

Finish:
Matte

Formulation:
Loose Powder

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Makes the powder comfortable for all skin types.
- Amino Acid and Silica Powders: Create a soft-focus effect on fine lines, pores, and imperfections.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance.

What Else You Need to Know:

Fashion FairCream and Powder Blush Duo

Size: .12 oz / 3.4 g·ITEM: 2591725

Color: Rich Plum

44 Reviews

$39.00

I don’t usually use cream blush, but was instantly hooked and will be using this duo in my makeup routine!...Both blend really nicely with no issues of patchness or clinging to dry textured areas.

What it is: A lightweight and buildable cream blush that can be worn alone for a​ fuss-free look or layered under the powder blush for a pop of color that lasts all day.

Coverage: Medium

Finish:
Radiant

Formulation:
Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Ceramides and Sodium Hyaluronate: Visibly plump and leave skin looking refreshed.
- Green Tea Extract, Aloe Vera, Jojoba Oil, and Squalane: Deliver moisture and antioxidants.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This blush duo has superior adhesion, gripping onto skin for long wear—with no ashy or gray undertones.

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