Medium Foundation

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A foundation is a must-have for almost any makeup bag. It helps to set the look of your face and neck, and it evens out your skin tone. Here are some great medium-coverage foundations that are great for almost all skin types.

Urban DecayStay Naked Weightless Foundation

Size: 1.0 fl oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2247344

Color: 92NN - ultra-deep neutral with a neutral undertone

2.1K Reviews


Medium coverage foundation that actually stays in place all day long!...This foundation is medium coverage and holds true to that.

What it is: A vegan, buildable, medium-coverage, lightweight foundation with a real-skin, long-lasting matte finish that stays put for up to 24 hours.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Matte

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

What Else You Need to Know: This foundation is designed with nine shade intensities, three master tones, and seven undertones and has a lightweight, second-skin feel thanks to its breathable formula. Its medium coverage conceals uneven skin tone and minimizes the appearance of pores with a matte finish.

MAKE UP FOR EVERMatte Velvet Skin Full Coverage Foundation

Size: 1.01 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2106409

Color: R370 Medium Beige - for medium skin with slightly red undertones

2K Reviews


A decent foundation...Just bought and used twice, I wouldn’t exactly call it full coverage, more medium coverage. Does apply nicely though!...This is a great matte foundation. I would say it has medium coverage compared to other matte foundations I’ve used.

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.

PAT McGRATH LABSSublime Perfection Foundation

Size: 1.18 oz/ 35 ml·ITEM: 2257012

Color: Medium 15 - medium with yellow undertones

2K Reviews


This is a really Good medium coverage foundation. Certainly worth the price....Nice foundation...A nice medium coverage foundation, pricey but I like it a lot

What it is: A long-wearing, customizable foundation that builds from sheer to medium coverage in a wide range of universal hues that manifest the ultimate sublime skin standard.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Unique Polymers: Provide lasting wear, ultimate smoothness, and a luminous finish.
- High-Purity Pigments Treated with Amino Acids: Deliver enhanced wear, a creamy feel, and controlled and easily buildable coverage.
- Diamond Core Powder: Enhances radiance and skin luminosity and decreases appearance of skin imperfections.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens.

CLINIQUEEven Better Clinical™ Serum Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 25

Size: 1.0 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2422764

Color: WN 04 Bone - very fair, warm-neutral undertones

177 Reviews


great foundation...I am a fair skintone with slight redness with no acne and this was a very good medium coverage foundation. Its easy to blend out and i only needed to use one pump for a fully covered face....However, I would say this more of a natural finish with medium coverage. Can be built up to full. I would recommend, lasted all day :)

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

Too FacedBorn This Way Natural Finish Longwear Liquid Foundation

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 1762640

Color: Chestnut - deep with neutral to golden undertones

15K Reviews


Medium coverage...This product went on very smoothly and provided a medium coverage....Great Product, Medium Coverage...Medium coverage, not my favorite foundation. I like super full coverage foundations so this did not work for me and also this did not work will for oilly skin

What it is: An oil-free lightweight foundation that masterfully diffuses the line between makeup and skin for undetectable coverage.

Coverage: Medium



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, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

MAKE UP FOR EVERReboot Active Care Revitalizing Foundation

Size: 1.01 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2308518

Color: R530 - Brown - for dark skin with slightly red undertones

955 Reviews


It’s a nice moisturizing foundation. Medium coverage and packaged very nicely...I love this foundation. It's the perfect light/medium coverage and makes my skin look young and healthy.

What it is: A skin revitalizing foundation that adds a radiant, satin finish while hydrating, smoothing, and firming the skin for up to 24 hours.

Coverage: Light

Finish: Radiant

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal and Dry

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Ginseng: Supports natural collagen.
- Camellia Japonica: Helps to support skin’s natural glow.
- Mondo Grass: Helps to support the skin’s protective barrier.

What Else You Need to Know: This foundation is ideal for normal to dry skin types and nurtures tired-looking skin over time by reducing the appearance of wrinkles and increasing hydration for up to 24 hours.

KVD BeautyLock-It Powder Foundation

Size: 0.31 oz/ 9.0 g·ITEM: 2179851

Color: 185 Tan Deep - tan-deep nutmeg

1.2K Reviews


Medium coverage...This foundation only provide medium coverage, you definitely need to apply concealer to achieve a full coverage look. ...MUST TRY MEDIUM COV...This is a great medium coverage product. Stays matte has a long wear time.

What it is: A vegan powder foundation that delivers full-coverage, instant blurring, and extreme long wear, in a sexy compact.

Coverage: Full

Finish: Matte

Formulation: Pressed powder

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

What Else You Need to Know: Lock-It Powder Foundation is formulated with rice powder extract to blur away imperfections. Kaolin, a clay mineral, helps give a diffused, matte finish without feeling dry, making this formula ideal for a range of skin types.

Clinical Results: In a consumer study on 30 volunteers:
- 100% agreed this foundation feels weightless on the skin

Estée LauderDouble Wear Stay-in-Place Foundation

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2112191

Color: 5C2 Sepia - deep with cool red undertones

7.4K Reviews


One of the best foundations I have tried on. The foundation doesn't get cakey on you, it's light weight, has medium coverage but can build it up...Definitely light/medium coverage but it's very buildable! Plays well with others!

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.

GivenchyPrisme Libre Skin-Caring Matte Foundation

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2509750

Color: 2-N150 - light with subtletly deeper neutral undertones

916 Reviews


This is a really nice foundation with a nice finish. It’s medium coverage slightly buildable....Nice lightweight foundation with medium coverage. Doesn't have an over powering scent, more floral than anything.

What it is: A skincare-infused, long-lasting matte foundation that is lightweight and natural while blurring and addressing imperfections for up to 24 hours.

Coverage: Medium



Highlighted Ingredients:
- Capucine Extract: Supports skin's natural radiance.
- Pink Clay: Helps to nourish the skin.
- Annatto Extract: Encourages clarity and helps reduce the appearance of pores.

What Else You Need to Know: The Prisme Libre Skin-Caring Matte Foundation is made with 97 percent natural origin ingredients and 82 percent skincare formula. It reduces the appearance of pores while addressing imperfections, mattifying, and hydrating.

MorpheLightform Extended Hydration Foundation

Size: 1 oz / 30 mL·ITEM: 2755429

Color: Medium 08N - (light medium with neutral undertones)

11 Reviews


This applies sheer and can easily be build up to medium coverage, perfect for day to day. This is also a great price for an 1oz product thats made in Italy. ...I find this to be very hydrating with strong medium coverage, mostly covers redness, goes on like a lotion, and is very comfortable to wear.

What it is: A buildable medium-coverage foundation that’s clinically shown to improve skin’s natural radiance, hydration, and barrier function in as little as one week.

Coverage: Medium



Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Improves radiance, hydration, and barrier function in as little as one week.
- Biomimetic HydroRelief Complex of Natural Moisturizing Sugars
-Natural Moisturizing Humectants: Moisturizing.

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