10 Foundation Lines Besides Fenty Beauty With Stellar Foundation Ranges For Black Women
By now, we’ve all heard the stellar reviews and success stories about Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty. Though, sometimes having more than one option is necessary. While we celebrate the Rih for breaking barriers and representing brown girls of every hue, there are other companies with stellar foundation ranges.
The reasons for choosing another foundation line might simply be due to skin care challenges, or texture and finish preferences. Or maybe you just want to switch it up. Luckily there are a few brands out there that offer the color and versatility you’ve been searching for.
Want an amazing complexion? Want another option besides Fenty? Then check out the 10 cosmetic companies below.
Anastasia Beverly Hills, Cream Stick Foundation
Anastasia’s stick foundation is perfect for the girl on the go. With more than 30 colors to choose from, you're bound to find that fits you.Tip: For best application just start from the center of your face and spread outwards with a sponge or brush.
bareMinerals, Glam Pro Foundation Powder
bareMinerals has offered powders for years but the launch of the Glam Pro compact powder foundation took their shade range from mediocre to mega. Oftentimes women with darker complexions are left with options that appear grey. bareMinerals solves that problem with a complete line of 35 travel-ready powders
Black Up, Matifying Fluid Foundation
With a name like Black Up you have to deliver for the brown girls, right? Black Up does just that. While the line does not have 30+ shades of foundations like some competitors, the range of caramel to mocha inspired makeup is perfect for brown girls.
Clinique, Even Better Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15
Clinique has been around for decades, so why don’t most people know they offer foundations in a variety of shades? Their hypoallergenic line created their Even Better blemish control foundation that ranges from very fair to deep chocolate.
Cover FX Makeup, Custom Cover Drops
Want your makeup to be free from all the chemicals and fillers? Look no further than Cover FX. The vegan, paraben-free and fragrance-free line offers cream and powder products with nearly 50 shades.
Lancôme, Teint Idole Ultra 24H Long Lasting Foundation
Lancome offers a diverse range of foundation colors, especially in the Teint Idole collection. The 24-hour wear also offers long-lasting coverage for those days that extend into late nights.
Make Up For Ever, Ultra HD Invisible Cover Foundation
Make Up Forever doesn’t miss a beat when it comes to color selection. So naturally the complexion products are no exception. Find your perfect match in the Ultra HD collection and reap the skincare benefits of hyaluronic acid (hydration) being time-released onto your skin with each wear!
NYX, Total Control Drop Foundation
Want to stay beautiful on a budget? Try NYX’s total cover foundation. The $14 pick is great for those with normal skin types, and the shade range offers more than 25 complexion colors.
Maybelline, Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation
Glam on a budget with Maybelline's Fit Me foundation. The $7.99 steal ranges from fair to deep and will leave you with an extra couple dollars in your pocket for a lipstick or two.
NARS, All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation
Whether you prefer a radiant or matte finish NARS has more than six collections of complexion products from lightweight tinted moisturizers to full-coverage foundations.