Summer Foundations

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for Summer Foundations.

Summer is a time for vacations, outdoor activities, and spending more time in the sun. But it's also a time when your skin can start to look less than perfect. Here are some great foundation options that will help you look your best this summer.

Urban DecayHydromaniac Glowy Tinted Hydrator Foundation

Size: 1.1 oz / 35 mL·ITEM: 2406643

Color: 51 - medium neutral

2.7K Reviews

$44.50

This is a great hydrating foundation for me! I also think this foundation is great for the summer! ...This foundation is LOVELY for summer. Nice and light/dewey but also buildable. ...Hydrating Foundation for Summer...Versatile Summer Fave

What it is: A vegan, noncomedogenic, dewy foundation that delivers hydration, medium coverage, and a fresh glow finish for up to 24 hours.

Coverage: Medium

Finish:
Radiant

Formulation:
Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Kombucha Filtrate: Detoxifies and nourishes skin.
- Marula Oil: Protects and hydrates skin.

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

What Else You Need to Know: Infused with nourishing ingredients, this lightweight tinted moisturizer foundation leaves skin feeling super hydrated while minimizing pores with a blurring effect. This dewy foundation delivers a healthy glow that looks like real skin for a no-makeup, makeup look and wears for up to

CLINIQUEBeyond Perfecting Powder Foundation + Concealer

Size: 0.51 oz/ 14.5 g·ITEM: 2021186

Color: Honey

36 Reviews

$53.00

It’s very light but covers great for summer. If my skin is more red than usual I just add a bit of concealer first and I’m good to go. ...The formula seems really nice, which makes this product totally worth it, but I am usually a neutral in Clinique foundations and I’m thinking now that ivory may be a better match for me (I am not fair, I have a medium skin tone).

What it is: A full-coverage powder foundation and concealer in one with a unique, dual-sided sponge for easy on-the-go application.

Coverage: Full

Finish: Matte

Formulation: Pressed powder

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens.

What Else You Need to Know: This product is non-acnegenic, dermatologist-tested, ophthalmologist-tested, and allergy-tested. It’s 100 percent free of fragrance and oil, and is sweat and humidity resistant with up to eight hours of wear.

tarteMini Amazonian Clay 16-Hour Full Coverage Foundation

Size: 0.5 oz/ 15 mL·ITEM: 2476190

Color: 42H Tan Honey - tan skin with warm, peach undertones

50 Reviews

$24.00

Lasts All Summer Day!...Lasts & Lasts all day in 100 degree 100% humidity summer weather! I will be buying the larger size! ...Great full coverage & cruelty free foundation! I got the small one just to test it out, because I’m often disappointed in cruelty free full coverage foundations.

What it is: A mini oil free, 16-hour full-coverage foundation. Formulated with Amazonian clay for a light-weight feel and matte finish.

Coverage: Full

Finish:
Matte

Formulation:
Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Amazonian Clay: Acts as nature's most perfect ingredient for better, longer, truer wear.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, sulfates SLS & SLES, and triclosan. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This skin-mimicking full-coverage foundation never cakes or creases.

MAKE UP FOR EVERMini HD Skin Undetectable Longwear Foundation

Size: 0.04 oz / 12 mL·ITEM: 2513851

Color: 1R02 Cool Alabaster - for fair skin tones with rosy undertones

254 Reviews

$30.00

Love the Mini Size For Summer!...Being able to purchase a mini darker shade to adjust my regular foundation in the summer is fantastic!...It’s a great foundation I just chose my summer color in winter

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

Coverage: Medium

Finish:
Natural

Formulation:
Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Micro-Skin System™: Follows skin movement, provides immediate, visible high correction, and smooths skin.
- Vegetable-Origin Glycerol: Helps to preserve the initial moisturizing of the skin.
- Exopolysaccharide: Helps for radiance of complexion.

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

GUERLAINTerracotta Le Teint Healthy Glow Foundation

Size: 1.2 oz / 35 mL·ITEM: 2664019

Color: 4W - Medium skin with golden undertones

209 Reviews

$84.00

Can’t equate to see how it works in the summer....Pretty foundation for summer...Would definitely recommend especially for summer time!

What it is: A revolutionary liquid-to-powder foundation with up to 24 hours of wear, medium coverage, and a no-transfer formula for a beautiful, healthy-looking glow and luminous matte finish.

Coverage: Medium

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Argan Oil: Provides lasting comfort and maintains skin’s hydration for up to 24 hours.
- Gemtone: Is a self-adaptable shimmer that helps foundation to adjust to all skin tones.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Born from GUERLAIN’s bronzing-powder expertise, Terracotta Le Teint Healthy Glow Foundation combines the seamless, ultra-sensory lightness of a powder with the perfecting power of a fluid foundation for an effo

Estée LauderDouble Wear Stay-in-Place Matte Refillable Powder Foundation

Size: 0.42 oz/ 12 g·ITEM: 2515526

Color: 4N1 Shell Beige - medium tan with neutral undertones

78 Reviews

$67.00

The color is a little darker then I’d like but it’s perfect for summer. Does last a while if I use a setting spray but all in all it’s lovely....I picked this up as an impulse buy for the summer - powder as a foundation is something totally outside of my wheelhouse.

What it is: A multi-use, refillable powder foundation with flawless custom coverage, up to 12-hour wear, and a matte finish.

Coverage: Full

Finish:
Matte

Formulation:
Pressed Powder

What Else You Need to Know: This foundation reduces the look of pores, stays color true, is waterproof, and is sweat- and humidity-resistant.

Cool (C) undertones: For bare skin that has a rosy tone and burns easily.
Neutral (N) undertones: For bare skin that is more even toned, not too pink or golden.
Warm (W) undertones: For bare skin that has a golden or olive tone and tans easily.

MAC CosmeticsStudio Fix Powder Plus Foundation

Size: 0.52 oz/ 15 g·ITEM: 2095073

Color: N4 - fair with neutral undertone for light skin

186 Reviews

$59.50

I like using this in summer when my skin is oiler and I don’t feel like wearing liquid foundation....This is my favourite foundation for summer! Quick and easy to apply with a big fluffy brush.

What it is: A one-step powder and foundation that gives skin a smooth, matte finish while controlling shine.

Coverage: Full

Finish: Matte

Formulation: Powder

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily


What Else You Need to Know: This one-step powder and foundation gives skin a smooth and even, all-matte finish with medium-to-full buildable coverage, with a velvety texture that allows skin to breathe. Long-wearing, color-true, non-caking, non-streaking, non-settling/creasing, non-fading—all for 12 hours. Available in M·A·C' most inclusive range of colors.

Charlotte TilburyMagic Foundation

Size: 1.0 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2138642

Color: 11.5 - deep olive for dark skin tones with neutral undertones

79 Reviews

$55.00

No caking, foundation sits well, perfect amount of coverage! I’ve been trying tones of foundations in frustration and this one is top notch!...summer skin

Coverage:
✔ Medium

Skin type:
✔ Normal
✔ Dry
✔ Combination
✔ Oily

Finish:
✔ Matte

What it is:
A long-lasting, medium, buildable-coverage foundation with a demi-matte finish.

What it does:
Charlotte Tilbury's Magic Foundation is a miracle in a bottle, perfect for all skin types and tones. This award-winning, weightless formula offers medium, buildable coverage for everything from minor imperfections to more full-coverage skin concerns like blemishes and redness. Rich in antioxidants, it reduces the look of wrinkles, age spots, and discoloration to leave you looking youthful and refreshed.

MILK MAKEUPSunshine Skin Tint Clean Foundation Refill Cartridge

Size: 0.54 oz/ 16 mL·ITEM: 2422277

Color: Tan - deep tan with golden undertones

2 Reviews

$44.00

LOVE FOR SUMMER

What it is: A refill cartridge for the clean, silicone-free skin tint that provides weightless light coverage and moisturizes with natural oils for a dewy finish.
Coverage: Light

Finish:
Natural

Formulation:
Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Grapeseed, Avocado, Mandarin, Jojoba, and Olive Oils: Moisturize for a dewy, glowy finish.
- Olive-Derived Squalane (3.6%): Seals in moisture and provides antioxidant benefits.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This two-in-one skin tint and face oil cuts down on 66 percent of plastic waste. The refill cartridges hold the same amount of formula as the full-size versions.

Laura MercierSmooth Finish Foundation Powder

Size: 0.3 oz/ 9.2 g·ITEM: 1530484

Color: 1N1 - 1 (light beige with yellow undertones)

694 Reviews

$71.00

I put this on after I put on my liquid foundation and setting powder. It gives me a flawless finish...I always used liquid before, but it was so heavy for summer and i do not need full coverage any longer.

What it is: A lightweight, oil-free powder foundation that can be applied dry or wet for custom coverage and matte or natural finish.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Pressed Powder

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

What Else You Need to Know: This foundation reduces the appearance of shine, evens the look of skin tone, hydrates, and reduces the appearance of fine lines and pores. It feels light and fresh, wears all day, and stays color-true. The compact includes a sponge applicator.

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