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From Fenty to Charlotte Tilbury, we present 18 brands with large foundation shade ranges

brands with large foundation ranges

Brands with large foundation shade ranges have thankfully been growing over the last few years, with brands like Fenty Beauty leading the way in carrying a diverse range of shades for all skin types. When paired with a dewy, long-lasting finish, brands with large foundation shade ranges have upped the foundation game with exceptional, detailed formulations now considered the industry standard for many. Unsure where to start your search? Here are 18 brands with large foundation shade ranges to shop today.

Fenty Beauty 

 

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Trust Rihanna to come to the rescue with her Fenty Beauty line. The Fenty Beauty Pro Flit'r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation now comes in 50 diverse shades, after originally making its mark on the industry with a jaw-dropping launch of 40 shades. 

M.A.C Cosmetics 

 

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Who amongst us hasn’t used M.A.C’s Studio Fix Fluid Foundation? An icon of the brand, it now boasts more than 60 shades with an abundance of diverse colour options available. 

Anastasia Beverley Hills 

 

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Anastasia Beverley Hills’ Luminous Foundation offers a range of 50 diverse colours from cool tones to neutral hues. An added bonus, the formulation is vegan and cruelty-free. 

Charlotte Tilbury 

Our makeup Fairy Godmother, Charlotte Tilbury has done it again. The brand’s Airbrush Flawless Foundation comes in more than 40 shades and promises to be sweat and waterproof, alongside being transfer-resistant. Consider it your go-to for taking morning face into the night. 

ColourPop Cosmetics 

The ColourPop Pretty Fresh Hyaluronic Hydrating Foundation comes in more than 40 diverse foundation shades and is ideal for all skin types. Oil free, dermatologically tested and vegan, it is one to turn to when looking to trial a new brand with a reputation for supple, dewy glow. 

Clinique 

 

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Clinique's Even Better Makeup Foundation consists of 56 inclusive shades, paring with its creamy formula providing a natural, dewy finish once applied.

Makeup Forever 

 

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The holy grail of the Makeup Forever range is the Ultra HD Foundation. One of the most popular foundations in the industry, it comes in 50 shades and covers multiple hues. 

KVD Vegan Beauty 

 

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Cult brand KVD Vegan Beauty holds diverse shade ranges at its core. The True Portrait Medium Coverage Shake Foundation comes in 40 shades, carrying a diverse range of colour options to choose from to ensure your skin is left photo ready. 

Jouer 

 

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While a brand that flies relatively under the radar, the Jouer Essential High Coverage Crème Foundation is one to know. Offers in 50 diverse shades and undertones, it is also hydrating and made for longevity of use. 

Maybelline 

 

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For a drugstore brand you can trust, look no further than Maybelline. The cult Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation is carried in a range of 40 shades, covering all hues and undertones. 

Bobbi Brown 

 

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Renowned beauty brand Bobbi Brown is already a favourite to many beauty junkies. Now, the Skin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation comes in more than 40 different shades, alongside it’s 16-hour wear promise.

NYX 

With 45 diverse shades, NYX’s lightweight Can't Stop Won't Stop Foundation is a drugstore favourite catering to all hues and tones. It’s also waterproof, promising not to budge for up to 24-hours. 

L’Oreal Paris 

 

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What’s in a name, right? The L’Oreal Paris True Match Liquid Foundation is just that – a true match. Crafted in 40 shades, it claims to perfectly match to an array of hues and natural undertones. 

Estée Lauder 

 

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The Estée Lauder Double Wear Foundation is one of the more popular versions of the product on the market, with the brand recognising its popularity and ensuring anyone can use it. It comes in 58 shades, catering to a variety of skin tones. 

Cover FX 

 

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Cover FX’s Power Play Foundation lasts all day and is ideal for those with oily skin. A standout on the market, it comes in 40 shades and is waterproof for longevity. 

Morphe 

 

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Carrying its Fluidity Full Coverage Foundation in 60 shades, Morphe may be a tough one for Australians to get their hands on, but we can assure you it is worth it for this product. 

Sephora Collection 

 

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Sephora’s 10 HR Wear Perfection Foundation and Matte Perfection Powder Foundation come in more than 30 shade ranges each, designed to make matching making a much smoother process. 

bareMinerals 

 

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Different to the traditional carrying of diverse foundation shade ranges, the bareMinerals Made-2-Fit Foundation iPhone app guides users through a scanning process to analyse their skin. Then, it custom-blends a bespoke foundation to be shipped to you. Beauty and technology combining, in the best possible way. 

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