Base Makeups

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for Base Makeups.

The base makeup is the foundation of your look. It's the first thing people notice, and it sets the stage for everything else you do with makeup. If you're looking for a new foundation, or want to try something new but have no idea where to start, we've got you covered.

MAC CosmeticsStrobe Cream

Size: 1.7 oz/ 50 mL·ITEM: 2099505

Color: Pinklite

56 Reviews


It adds radiance but doesn't decrease wear time of my base makeup. Such a beautiful product, highly recommend you give it a go if you're on the fence - even if you want it for simply just moisturising. ...I either mix it with my foundation or wear it as a base . keeps my skin glowy

What it is:
The ultimate quick fix for skin, this moisturizer that boosts the look of dull skin and luminizes with iridescent particles.

✔ Light

Skin type:
✔ Sensitive
✔ Normal
✔ Dry
✔ Combination
✔ Oily

✔ Radiant

What it does:
Strobe cream boosts the look of dull, flat, or tired-looking skin with nutritious vitamins and a mega-dose of green tea. It brightens and clarifies with iridescent particles and antioxidants. The formula provides radiance while hydrating—adds the softest glow to skin. Pearlescent particles enhance the look of healthy skin and improve luminosity and evenness, while actives provide hydration.

Iconic LondonPrecision Duo Contour Pot

ITEM: 2523488

Color: Tan Shadow - chestnut brown

261 Reviews


I really liked this contour, the tone is perfect for my skin tone, the cream texture blends very well with the base and does not create patches like powder, I do recommend it...I usually only contour for big events but now with this iconic London pot I do it daily! I love that it is cream base for under my foundation so I don’t have the blending issues I typically have with powder contour pallets.

What it is: A new way to contour starts here with little pots of contour perfection.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Gellyfing System: Bouncy sensorial gel/cream.
- Powder Cream Matrix: Buttery texture for blendable application.

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

What Else You Need to Know: Get ready to be wowed by the transformative texture of a cream base with a velvety setting powder. Think soft and sculpted cheekbones with these little pots of perfection. This is precision contour


I bought this duo to finally try out her cream highlighter formula and it does not disappoint!

What it is: A cult-covetable backstage secret that delivers the ultimate in runway radiance for a scintillating glow that is truly otherworldly.

Coverage: Light

Finish: Radiant

Formulation: Stick

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

This Set Contains:

- 0.12 oz/3.5 g Highlighter in Cyber Lotus translucent coral with pink-blue reflex pearls

- 0.11 oz/3g Balm in Clear

What Else You Need to Know: Experiment to achieve a range of exquisite effects, from bare, dewy divinity to stunning luminosity beyond

KVD BeautyModCon Long-Wear Hydrating Liquid-Gel Contour

Size: 0.57 oz/ 17 mL·ITEM: 2477719

Color: Medium - medium brown with cool undertones

150 Reviews


i love this stuff. I use it after my base product but before concealer, and that way it blends out really well and I can sharpen the lines a bit if I need to. it blends out really well and lasts all day. ...Definitely worth a try if you like a cream or liquid contour and prefer a natural look to go alongside the minimal skin tints and sheer coverage bases that are trending lately.

What it is: A lightweight, transfer-resistant, liquid-gel contour that easily creates lifelike dimension for a wide range of skin tones and undertones.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Daisy Flower Extract: Hydrates skin.

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 and cruelty-free.


What it is: A weightless setting spray that locks in makeup for up to 16 hours, while its matte finish absorbs oil and controls shine.

Finish: Matte

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

What Else You Need to Know: This spray has a kaolin clay-infused, vegan formula that knocks out oil and shine. The breathable formula keeps you shine-free for up to 16 hours without settling into fine lines. The microfine mist refreshes skin while it mattifies and sets makeup.


I find that this isn't the best setting spray but I found it very useful to use as a hydrating step before you apply primer, and an after spray to add a glow to your base. What I find the best use of this is, that I spray it onto my brush before I add highlighter and it increases the pigment 10x more.

What it is: A nourishing setting spray that imparts all-day, ultra-hydration and a boost of radiance with vitamin C, hyaluronic acid and essential oils.

What Else You Need to Know: Dew it up with bottled magic. Add all-day hydration to your glow and nourish skin with Fix+ Magic Radiance—loaded with vitamin C, hyaluronic acid, and essential oils. This moisturizing mist imparts ultra-hydration and a boost of radiance, making it an Artist must-have for soft, supple, healthy-looking, and glowing skin. Added Moisture-Shield Technology helps to lock in lightweight moisture. It can also be used under or over makeup.

This spray is Dermatologist and Ophthalmologist tested, Non-acnegenic, and appropriate for all skin types.

Fashion FairSet It Loose Setting Powder

Size: 0.58 oz/ 16.6 g·ITEM: 2476919

Color: Safari Shea - golden tan: for tan to deep skin tones

38 Reviews


My makeup lasted all day, everyday I’ve had makeup on. I even used cream bronzer, blush, contour and it held up like a dream.

What it is: An ultra-fine loose powder that sets makeup with a non-cakey, matte, transfer-proof finish and makes your complexion look like magic.

Coverage: Light


SEPHORA COLLECTIONTrio Contour Face Palette

Size: 3 x 0.126 oz / 3.6 g·ITEM: 2546307

Color: Light-Medium Trio Contour Palette

77 Reviews


The colours are perfect for my medium skin tone and and it gives the perfect amount shadow and highlight. I’ve tried cream pallets and other powders but this one just looks more natural and blends very well. ...I love it but I wish it was cream contour and I have very light skin. Even the light Shade was to dark for me.

What it is: An all-in-one palette that contains contour, bronze, and highlight shades so you can define and glow at home or on the go.

What Else You Need to Know: This easy-to-use, all-in-one contour palette contains two matte contour and bronzer shades, and one satin highlighter. The softly pigmented, blendable formula is easy to apply, offers buildable coverage, and works for all skin types. It also includes a face chart (located on the bottom label) to visibly sculpt, define, and illuminate your best features with ease.

This Set Contains:
- 3 x 0.126 oz/ 3.6 g Contour Palette (contour, bronzer, highlight)


It managed to keep summer looks sans powders on pretty much all day. I love the way cream blush and other non powders look but they tend to not last long.

What it is: A setting spray that comfortably sets makeup for up to 16 hours while nourishing skin with a clear, hydrating formula.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Plant-Derived Matrix: Provides a breathable barrier against pollutants and locks in makeup for up to 16 hours.
- Purslane Flower: Soothes, nurtures, and protects skin.
- Glycerin-Infused Water: Provides a refreshing feel.

Ingredient Callouts: Contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance.

What Else You Need to Know: Set perfectly, without compromise, with Laura Mercier’s 16 Hour Setting Spray with no performance or skin sacrifice. From the number one setting powder brand, this microfine setting spray comfortably sets makeup for up to 16 hours.


I can even use the lighter shade as a base on both my cheeks and eyes. Thick Mint is hot on and under the eyes.

What it is: A limited-edition face and eye bronzer and highlighter palette featuring Sun Stalk'r bronzer and two new highlighter shades for ultimate dimension.

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

What Else You Need to Know: The intention is to create dimension. You can now bronze, define, and glow face and eyes in just one palette with shades to flatter and bring all skin tones to life. This palette includes the warm contour shades you already know and love and new highlighter shades that allow you to create any kind of look you want—from natural to next-level definition.

This Palette Contains:
- 7 x 0.04 oz/ 2.55 g shades

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