Foundations for Every Skin Tone

It can be really difficult to find your shade when it comes to foundation, especially for medium skin tones or yellow undertones. Shades often appear way too light or way too dark. Fortunately, these days, brands are concocting collections with a wider range of color. After rigorous research, our editors have rounded up options that offer more than 20 hues. Say good-bye to the days of mixing foundations or wearing the wrong ones.

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FENTY BEAUTY

FENTY BEAUTY
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Last night, Rihanna released her long-awaited makeup collection Fenty Beauty, which includes a wide range of products, most notably, an impressive variety of foundation shades. RiRi made sure not to leave any ladies out with a whopping 40 shades.

“Gotta represent for my girls and we come in all shades! Especially my brown sisters….been left out too many times in the makeup world,” the singer wrote to one of her fans on Instagram.

PRO FILT'R Soft Matte Longwear Foundation, $34. sephora.com.

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ESTÉE LAUDER

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This trusted brand prioritizes finding the right shade for every skin tone. “We guarantee you'll love your perfect makeup match or we'll give you a full refund,” they say on their website.

Double Wear Stay-in-Place, $42. sephora.com

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L’ORÉAL

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“With patented color technology, True Match Makeup precisely matches your skin's tone and undertone,” the storied brand promises.

True Match Super-Blendable Makeup, $9.79. target.com

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MAKE UP FOREVER

MAKE UP FOREVER

Available in 42 different hues, there’s little competition for Make Up Forever. The company prides itself in offering a diverse array of options.

Ultra HD Invisible Cover Foundation, $43. sephora.com

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LANCÔME

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“It’s 35 shades we developed based on real skin tones so that everyone can find the perfect match,” says the brand.

Teint Idole Ultra Long Wear Foundation, $47. sephora.com

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BOBBI BROWN

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This brand offers a unique service in helping you find your perfect foundation match. Customers choose their shade range and Bobbi Brown sends you a shade finder booklet that includes six samples for testing.

Skin Foundation SPF 15, $50. sephora.com

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BARE MINERALS

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The popular brand is all about being true to your hue. They often use phrases like “color-true” and “true-to-you” when describing their selections.

BarePRO™ Performance Wear Liquid Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 20, $34. sephora.com

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MAYBELLINE

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They don’t just offer 42 options, they help find your best combination of tone and texture to create the perfect foundation.

FIT ME! Matte + Poreless Foundation, $5.99. target.com

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GIORGIO ARMANI BEAUTY

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This foundation-- a favorite of beauty vloggers and even the Kardashian-Jenner clan--might be on the pricey side but it’s a fan favorite. It’s also available in 24 shades, which isn’t common among high-end brands.

Luminous Silk Foundation, $64. sephora.com

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HOURGLASS

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This cover-up—in 26 shades!--is a concealer, foundation and powder all rolled into one.

Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick, $46. sephora.com

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MAC

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The trusty base comes in 42 impressive selections.

Studio Fix Fluid SPF 15, $29. maccosmetics.com

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