Yellow Foundations

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Yellow is the color of sunshine and optimism. It's a happy color, and it's also an active color; it signals energy, movement, and action. Yellow makeup foundations are a great way to add a pop of color to your face. They're also great for people with yellow undertones. Here are some of our favorites.

MAKE UP FOR EVERMatte Velvet Skin Full Coverage Foundation

Size: 1.01 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2106250

Color: Y215 Yellow Alabaster - for fair skin with golden undertones

2K Reviews


The coverage was good, and the shade didn't make me look yellow or orange. This foundation stayed on my face and didn't crease at all....Hen I put on the foundation it matched my neck but after a few minutes it changed to a more yellow tone.

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.

MAKE UP FOR EVERUltra HD Invisible Cover Stick Foundation

Size: 0.44 oz/ 12.5 g·ITEM: 1911411

Color: Y215 - Yellow Alabaster - for fair skin with golden undertones

2.8K Reviews


Too red for me but good as a base to even out any other yellow foundation...As much as this foundation sits nicely on my skin, the colour is not very yellow based.

What it is: A creamy, blendable foundation stick with long-lasting, buildable coverage that glides on like a second skin.

Coverage: Full

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Stick

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

What Else You Need to Know: Boasting all the benefits of the award-winning Ultra HD Liquid Foundation, the Ultra HD stick is a medium-to-full-coverage foundation that provides a natural, satin finish. Available in 20 shades, this comfortable, long-wearing foundation is best suited for normal to dry skin types.

Bobbi BrownVitamin Enriched Pressed Finishing Powder

Size: 0.282 oz / 8 g·ITEM: 2701779

Color: Yellow - soft, warm yellow

249 Reviews


Finally! A gorgeous yellow pressed powder! I LOVE this! This mattes my skin so nicely without looking candy and they yellow powder looks very nice with my tan skin tone! ...Although mine was yellow I was supposed to have received the peach one it still looked good and set my makeup

What it is: A multitasking finishing powder that hydrates, visibly refines skin tone, and absorbs oil all day for a balanced complexion with a fresh, healthy, and even-toned look.

Coverage: Light



What Else You Need to Know: Powered by vitamin B5 and Hydro-Soft Powder Technology, this setting powder locks in moisture, boosting hydration over time, while delivering blurring benefits and all-day oil absorption with a silky-soft finish. It also visibly refines skin tone and flexes to suit a range of skin tones.

Clinical Results: In clinical testing on 25 women:
- The formula boosted hydration in 7 days

Bobbi BrownSkin Weightless Powder Foundation

Size: 0.38 oz·ITEM: 1646116

Color: 2.5 Warm Sand - golden light beige with yellow undertones; for fair to light skin with redness

136 Reviews


Not a full coverage foundation...This would be an excellent product for someone who really never wears foundation, but sometimes would like a bit of “polish”. ...I had to switch to a more mattefying powder foundation.

What it is: A creamy, cashmere-like powder that delivers a buffed, polished finish and lasting wear in a convenient compact—available in true-to-skin shades.

Coverage: Medium

Finish: Matte

Formulation: Pressed Powder

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

What Else You Need to Know: This oil-free powder has a soft, creamy texture that feels smooth and comfortable with adjustable, natural-looking coverage. It blends evenly and seamlessly onto skin and conceals imperfections, fine lines, and pores for a finish that stays fresh and keeps skin shine-free. It is also best for normal to oily skin.

Fenty Beauty by RihannaMini Pro Filt'r Soft Matte Foundation

Size: 0.4 oz/ 12 mL·ITEM: 2484194

Color: 330 - medium with warm golden undertones

13 Reviews


I love the finish, the color I pick is a bit to yellow but I definitely am thinking about trying a different shade...I really like this foundation, applies really nice and works well with the matching powder.

What it is: A travel-friendly-size, soft-matte, long-wear foundation with buildable, medium-to-full coverage that comes in a boundary-breaking range of 50 shades.

Coverage: Full



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

What Else You Need to Know: This mini, travel-friendly-size, light-as-air foundation gives skin a smooth, pore-diffused, shine-free finish. The oil-free formula is made with climate-adaptive technology that’s resistant to sweat and humidity and won’t clog pores—so that wherever you are, it’s going to work on your skin. Allure Best of Beauty award winner

Lise WatierTeint Velours Foundation

Size: 0.88 oz/ 26 mL·ITEM: 2133395

Color: Sunshine - warm beige

18 Reviews


Way too yellow...I will be returning because it is way too yellow. I have yellow undertones but this is too much. ...absolutely amazing it's one of the best foundations I've ever used. prior to this I was using Born This Way Foundation but this one is just a very smooth finish. this is going to be my Foundation from now on if you guys want to test it out so you can find it at Shoppers.

✔ Medium

Skin type:
✔ Normal
✔ Combination
✔ Oily

✔ Matte

What it is:
A lightweight, oil-free foundation that creates a second-skin effect.

What it does:
This oil-free, long-wearing foundation applies silky-smooth, leaving skin feeling soft, hydrated, and comfortable. Perfect for all skin types, it offers shine-free, medium, buildable coverage, helping to blur imperfections, fine lines, pores, and signs of fatigue. Skin is left looking flawless, even, and softly matte.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

Laura MercierSmooth Finish Foundation Powder

Size: 0.3 oz/ 9.2 g·ITEM: 1530476

Color: 2 - light beige with pink undertones

693 Reviews


I use 04 and it is a little too yellow for me. I wear it and it looks OK, but I wonder why there are no true neutrals - only pink or yellow undertones. ...awesome foundation!...I have kinda dry skin and I prefer pressed powder foundations. This kind is the best. I can't even really explain it, but it's like a soft powder, and doesn't show dry spots on my face like other powders.

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.

Fashion FairIconic Pressed Setting Powder

Size: 0.3 oz/ 8.6 g·ITEM: 2476984

Color: Enchanting Amber - medium to tan with warm peachy undertones

34 Reviews


Nice over the FF cream to powder and the flex stick foundations. I dust it on and it sets it in a barely there finish. ...The powder still had and effortless blend, the under tones weren’t too red or too yellow and the powder was lightweight with amazing coverage.

What it is: An ultra-lightweight, oil-absorbing powder that instantly sets—or refreshes—makeup at home and on the go.

DiorForever Natural Velvet Matte Compact Foundation

Size: 0.4 oz / 10 g·ITEM: 2595031

Color: 2.5N - light

28 Reviews


Coverage is great for a powder, natural looking (no yellow or orange undertones) without looking like a porcelain doll, which is my personal preference. ...I wore 30 in the previous formula, so I tried 2N light in the new formula, which looked yellow on my skin. Not sure if I’m going to stick with this product and try another color or not.

What it is: A transfer-proof compact foundation that visibly reduces shine and provides up to 24 hours of natural-looking, matte coverage with a smooth, refined finish.

Coverage: Medium


Pressed Powder

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Iris Extract: Delivers antioxidant benefits.
- Wild Pansy Flower Extract: Preserves hydration.
- Rose Extract: Visibly refines pores.

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 gluten-free.


MAC CosmeticsStudio Fix Fluid SPF 15

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2095990

Color: NC30 - light to medium golden undertones for light to medium skin

216 Reviews


I have extremely fair skin and every foundation that I’ve tried always has a tinge of yellow or a tinge of pink- I could never get juuuust the perfect match. ...Personally, I absolutely love the new shades that they have put out recently in this foundation! The NC13 shade has a great balance with being fair enough for me but still having a strong yellow undertone, which has proven to be very difficult for me to find in a foundation.

What it is: A modern, shine-controlling foundation that provides a natural-matte finish and medium-to-full, buildable coverage.

Coverage: Full

Finish: Matte

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily


What Else You Need to Know: M·A·C put Studio Fix Fluid SPF 15 to the ultimate test of seeing how long it wears and, not surprisingly, the formula lasts for up to a full 24 hours.

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