Recently, freckles have become a bit of a hot topic and suddenly, a popular trend in the beauty world. It seems that those without them suddenly want them. So much so, that popular brands such as Colourpop and Lime Crime to name a few have come out with their own line of “freckle pens”. However, even with this popular beauty trend, there are many naturally freckled beauties out there that would still like to hide them.
With so many different foundations and formulas available on the market, it may be overwhelming and even difficult to find the right foundation for you. Never fear, we are here to help.
There are many full coverage foundations out there on the market place that are designed to provide the coverage needed to conceal not only freckles but also any other skin issues that you may have. Today, utilizing product information found on Amazon and the specific brand websites themselves, we will help to take some of the guesswork out of finding a compatible product for you. The compiled list of foundations will also include a mix of affordable drug store products as well as some high-end luxuries. Let’s get started, shall we?
The 19 Best Foundations for Covering Freckles
1. Dermablend Flawless Creator Foundation
According to the product description, this multi-use, lightweight, full-coverage foundation can be used alone or it can even be used in combination with your daily moisturizer.
Made with concentrated pigments, this water-free, oil-free, and fragrance-free formula is vegan friendly and only contains ten ingredients. It is also free of parabens and has been allergy tested. This makes it great for acne-prone, oily or sensitive skin.
This product is available in 22 shades, providing many options for just the right color match. In fact, Dermablend guarantees a perfect shade match.
2. Juice Beauty Pytho-pigments Flawless Serum Foundation
This foundation promises to provide medium to full coverage and is made with Age Defy Serum Technology. The Age Defy Serum Technology contains resveratrol rich grapeseed and fruit stem cells.
This product is suitable for all ages and skin types. It is made with organic ingredients and is vegan and cruelty-free. Juice Beauty Pytho-pigments Flawless Serum Foundation is available in a variety of 13 shades.
3. Japonesque Luminous Foundation
The Japonesque Luminous Foundation promises the user a perfect balance between flawless coverage and dewiness. This is a buildable formula with an extremely supple texture that makes it easy to layer, blend, and customize to your coverage needs.
It is only available in 10 shades, which doesn’t seem very inclusive compared to other products on the market.
4. Pur 4 in 1 Love Your Selfie Foundation
This skincare infused foundation and concealer has a unique pump dispenser with a doe-foot applicator attached. This all-in-one applicator provides the user with two different ways to apply foundation. The doe-foot sponge is great for accurate concealer placement.
This formula is vegan, cruelty-free, paraben-free, and gluten-free and promises to help instantly conceal, correct, and improve skin’s appearance.
This foundation is available in a whopping 100 shades! The Pur Cosmetics website also has a shade finder to aid consumers in finding the perfect shade for them.
5. Temptu S/B Silicone-Based Airbrush Foundation
This particular Temptu foundation is a silicone-based formula and provides buildable coverage from sheer to full. It is another product that is. oil and paraben-free.
The formula promises its users a natural, dewy, and soft-focus finish. It touts a wear time that is guaranteed to last all day.
This foundation is unique because it can be applied with fingers, a brush, a sponge, or even an airbrush apparatus. Though this product is only available in 12 shades, it is a very affordable option.
6. LORAC POREfection Foundation
This medium to full coverage foundation contains SPF 20 and is jam-packed with Vitamins A and E which act as anti-aging antioxidants. It also has Olive Leaf Extract, Lemon Fruit Extract and Papaya Fruit Extract to rejuvenate, soothe and nourish the skin. The formula is oil-free, paraben-free, and fragrance-free.
The foundation promises to keep skin looking healthy and youthful. This specific LORAC product is only available in 10 shades, so it may be difficult to find your exact shade match.
7. stila Stay All Day Foundation and Concealer
Stila promotes this product as being water-resistant and promises a natural look and feel as well as having 12-hour wear time.
It is oil-free and provides a buildable, lightweight, HD coverage. This higher-end product is available in 16 shades.
8. ISDIN Skin Drops
This foundation makes a lot of promises. It touts buildable yet full coverage in just a few drops while being lightweight and having 12-hour wear time.
ISDIN Skin Drops are plant-based, oil-free, and waterproof. When applied using a beauty blender, fingers, or a brush, they promise to cover discoloration, veins, bruising, scars, burns, tattoos, and even vitiligo.
All of that sounds great, right? Unfortunately, it seems to only be available in 2 shades, which could make finding your correct shade a little challenging.
They have a light shade and a medium bronzy shade. If you have very fair or very deep skin tones, you may be out of luck on this one. It is also on the higher end of price ranges.
9. Laura Gellar New York Quench-N-Tint Foundation
This foundation promises a weightless, hydrating, natural glow and is perfect for dry skin and hot flashes. Because of its intense moisturizing qualities, this formula may be more appealing to older users. It will also take care of uneven skin tones.
This product is only available in 5 shades ranging from light to deep. What about our fair-skinned beauties out there? They need a shade too.
10. e.l.f. Flawless Finish Foundation
e.l.f Flawless Finish Foundation is full coverage, lightweight foundation that blends naturally into the skin to restore uneven skin tones and textures for a semi-matte finish.
It is vegan, oil-free, and cruelty-free. The formula also contains SPF 15 and claims to be 100% free of Hydroquinone, Triclocarban, Triclosan, Ethoxylates, Nonylphenol, Parabens, and Phthalates.
It is available in 39 shades, which is an adequate number of options to find your perfect shade.
11. Revlon Color Stay Full Cover Foundation
This hydrating foundation promises an even, matte finish with a 24-hour wear time. It is supposed to withstand heat and humidity with no caking.
This product sounds perfect for the summer months and even a gym session. It’s available in 16 shades.
12. Dermacol Make-up Cover
Dermacol Make-up Cover is a full coverage foundation that contains SPF 30 and is great for combination, dry or normal skin.
The waterproof and hypoallergenic formula is said to correct dark circles, spots, blemishes, and completely cover acne.
Available in 19 shades, this product is apparently well-known as a go-to foundation for professional makeup artists.
It is ideal for formal events; modeling sessions and photo and film shoots alike.
13. Maybelline Fit Me Dewy + Smooth Foundation
This formula for normal to dry skin contains SPF 18 and promises to smooth and hydrate for a dewy finish.
It is dermatologist and allergy tested, fragrance-free, and non-comedogenic. This particular formula is available in 24 shades.
14. Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-In-Place Foundation
This lightweight, semi-matte formula is oil-free and fragrance-free is said to withstand heat, humidity, and non-stop activity.
With a 24-hour wear time and a flawless, natural look, this product promises to control oil and not to smudge and is transfer resistant. It is said to provide buildable, medium to full coverage and will even out uneven skin tones.
The formula won’t streak, cake, clog pores or settle into fine lines. The brand site also states that this formula will not look grey on deeper skin tones. It has a wide range of shades, 56 in total.
15. L’Oreal Paris Infallible Total Coverage Foundation
The L’Oreal Paris Infallible Total Coverage Foundation is lightweight, the full-coverage formula promises to cover blemishes, dark spots, scars, hyperpigmentation, and other imperfections leaving the skin looking flawless.
The pro-inspired formula comes in 12 shades and has a 24-hour wear time. Formulated with pigments and enriched with Allagel, this product creates the perfect canvas for the rest of your makeup.
16. Too Faced Peach Perfect Foundation
Made with the brand’s trademark and exclusive Comfort Matte Technology, this medium to full coverage foundation is transfer-resistant and non-cakey.
Paired with their Primed and Peachy primer, this formula creates a smooth and flawless base for the rest of your look. It provides a 14-hour photo-friendly wear time and oil control.
This product is also infused with real peaches and sweet fig milk. It smells amazing and is available in 30 shades.
17. It Cosmetics Bye Bye Foundation
This one is actually a full coverage moisturizer perfect for those who don’t really like wearing foundation. Much like most, if not all of their products, the It Cosmetics Bye Bye Foundation was developed with plastic surgeons.
Their proprietary 3D Skin Flex Technology provides flexible and smooth pure color pigments that glide over lines and wrinkles.
Available in 12 shades, it is ideal for all skin types and contains 7 key fermented ingredients designed to increase absorption and efficiency of skincare.
18. Tarte Cosmetics Babassu Foundcealer Multi-tasking Foundation
This product is the ultimate multi-tasker. A foundation, concealer, moisturizer, and SPF in one, this product is clinically proven to hydrate and make skin look plumper.
Made with ultra-nourishing babassu, this medium to full coverage formula is guaranteed to give your skin a youthful, natural-looking glow.
Available in a variety of 30 shades, this product is vegan friendly, non-comedogenic, and dermatologist tested.
19. Kat Von D Vegan Beauty Lock-it Foundation
This foundation promises a full coverage experience in just a few drops. Made with a no-flashback formula, this product is perfect for taking selfies and features optimized coated pigments for a true color payoff.
With vegan skin conditioners like glycerin and calcium, this transfer-resistant product promises not to budge for a flawless look that will last all day.
The Lock-it Foundation is available in 44 shades.
And there we have it. All of these products have their pros and cons and no product is 100% perfect for everyone. It is always important to think about your skin type and skin imperfections.
Whether it be formula, brand, or budget-based, each individual should keep their personal priorities and needs in mind when making a purchase.
Hopefully, we’ve been able to narrow down the options for you and make the process easier.
Joan S. Wilson is a lifelong makeup and skincare enthusiast. She used to work as a makeup artist for 5 years. Joan is always curious and wants to learn more when it comes to makeup and skincare. She tries her best to make other people’s skin health better. This is why Joan is so passionate about writing articles on beauty topics. She always looks for products that are high-quality, dermatologist-tested, and does that it says on the label. In every article, she shares her knowledge to make your life healthier and happier!