Looking for the right foundation that perfectly matches your skin tone? We’ve got a handful of different foundations available for you to blend seamlessly into your complexion. Here’s a complete breakdown of e.l.f. Cosmetics foundations, how to pick the right foundation for your skin type, and a few bonus application tips!

Liquid Foundations

Our liquid foundations will brave the hot and humid weather of summer, won’t settle into fine lines, or look cakey. Plus they’re super easy to blend using your choice of foundation brush or a blending sponge #Win!

Matte Finish

Layer matte or semi-matte finish foundations like the Flawless Finish Foundation SPF 15 to build coverage from sheer to full. The matte finish helps to keep your oil prone areas, like the T-zone, shine free. It’s also great for anyone with dry or combination skin to smooth out your face.

Acne and Blemishes

Battling acne and blemishes? Our Acne Fighting Foundation will give you full coverage. Acne foundations are specifically designed to be non-greasy and allow your pores to breathe.

Beauty Tip: While applying, don’t rub to blend. Use dabbing motions with a blending sponge to apply foundation. This blending method will also help prevent clogged pores.

Sensitive and Anti-Aging

The Beautifully Bare Foundation Serum SPF 25 is a liquid foundation that’s perfect for all skin types. Serum foundations not only provide a range of coverage, but they also protect skin with anti-aging ingredients.

Cream Foundations

Dry Skin

Do you have dry skin? Cream foundations are your best bet! These formulas include moisturizing benefits with total coverage that create an even skin tone. Cream foundations give you a luminous finish for a healthy, hydrated look without needing to use a separate highlighter.

Want a lighter foundation? Mousse foundation is the perfect alternative. Mousse foundation has a super lightweight, airy consistency. It creates sheer to light coverage and blends very easily … kind of like painting your face with a cloud!

Combination Skin

Want a foundation that keeps your combination skin in check? Go for a cream to powder mattifying foundation. They come in easily portable compacts and you can apply fast with a brush or sponge. The formula goes on as a cream and dries like a powder without dehydrating your skin. It provides full coverage, reducing the need for concealer. Yay convenience!

Tinted Creams

Looking for hassle-free light coverage? Tinted creams, BB creams, and tinted moisturizers provide lightweight coverage, which is great for every day wear or for a more natural look. These creams have less pigment than foundations, which makes them great multipurpose tools with SPF protection, hydration, and skin revitalizing benefits all in one. They are also gentle enough for all skin types.

A tinted moisturizer is a mix of foundation and moisturizer, delivering a natural coverage perfect for summer days, beach trips, or even everyday use. A BB cream is similar but provides more coverage than a tinted moisturizer. Like mousse foundation, it gives you a dewy look and an airbrushed finish. To achieve a natural look with these creams, dampen a blending sponge and roll it along your skin.

Now that you’ve got the 411 on e.l.f. Cosmetics foundations, experiment with different formulas and find the perfect one for your skin type. Customize your makeup base for a look that’s truly you. It’s time to #playbeautifully!

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