The Best Skin Full Coverage Foundations

When most people hear “full-coverage foundation,” they think of heavy makeup that may look super unrealistic in real life but stunning in photos. However, as of late, there have been so many full-coverage foundations released that are formulated to cover all of your imperfections without looking like a mask. In this day and age, full-coverage is not synonymous with heavy. It’s easier than you think to find a full-coverage, lightweight foundation and, most importantly, looks like skin.

Whether your skin is oily, dry, or somewhere in between, there’s a full-coverage foundation out there that will blend seamlessly with your skin. Just in case your in the market for makeup that covers it all but still looks natural, we’ve rounded up eight foundations that you should look into now. Pay close attention because one of these foundations may be your next go-to.

Smashbox Studio Skin Full Coverage 24 Hour Foundation, 180 AED

Smashbox Studio Skin Full Coverage Foundation

Everything that you could ever ask of a full coverage foundation is in this new Smashbox formula. Not only will this foundation cover any imperfections on your skin, it feels so lightweight that you’ll forget that you have anything on your face. Though this foundation is suitable for all skin types, oily skin gals will appreciate its oil-controlling properties and its matte finish.

Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Hydrating Longwear Foundation, 175 AED

fenty pro filtr hydrating longwear foundation

If you loved Fenty Beauty’s original Pro Filt’r foundation formula, wait until you get a taste of this new hydrating version. While many oily skin gals love Fenty’s unique super matte foundation formula, this hydrating version is comfortable and more skin-like for dry and normal skin types. You still get the full skin-like coverage in a formula that feels comfortable on all skin types.

Estee Lauder Doublewear Stay-In-Place Foundation, 184 AED


Over the years, this foundation has become the standard for naturally full-coverage foundations. For 24-hours, this foundation stays in place (hence the name) while beating the heat, humidity, sweat, and anything else that may come it’s way. Though you can wear it flawless as a full coverage foundation, this buildable foundation formula is customizable just in case you don’t go for a full-coverage look every day of the week.

Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear Liquid Foundation, 225 AED

lancome teint idole ultra wear liquid foundation

This velvety matte finish of this skin-like foundation is impeccable and hard to come by. The “lasting perfection” of this formula ensures that your foundation stays flawless throughout the day. It’s infused with special pigments that keep your makeup from oxidizing and wearing away. From AM to PM, you can look forward to looking flawless.

Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation & Concealer, 170 AED

clinique beyond perfecting foundation concealer

If you love a multitasking makeup product, you’ll enjoy this 2-in-1 foundation and concealer formula from Clinique. In addition to doubling as a foundation AND concealer, this product moisturizes your skin while providing lasting full-coverage. The wand applicator makes applying the foundation/concealer super easy and mess-free. Also, the formula doesn’t dry down too fast, so you can take your time blending, which will make your foundation look like skin!

Tarte Face Tape Foundation, 185 AED

tarte face tape foundation

This foundation was inspired by Tarte’s iconic Shape Tape Contour Concealer. It has everything that we love about Shape Tape but in a hydrating foundation formula. Thanks to snow mushroom extract, apple fruit extract, and hyaluronic acid, this foundation brightens and blurs the skin, making you look like an in-real-life Instagram filter.

Too Faced Born This Way 184AE

Too Faced Born This Way Foundation


Dubbed the “undetectable” foundation, it truly does live up to its name.  This foundation aims to be the happy medium between foundation and skincare, aka skin-like. You’ll genuinely look like you were “Born This Way”—naturally radiant and perfected.

Dior Forever Undercover 24Hr Foundation, 227 AED

dior foreverundercover 24h full coverage

This “second skin” in a bottle may be lightweight, but the coverage is as full as full-coverage gets. When applied to your face, this foundation feels like nothing thanks to its water-based formula. According to Creative and Image Director for Dior Makeup, Peter Philips, this foundation can be blended with your fingers (for targeted correction or with a foundation brush (for full even coverage).

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