For women who desire an even-toned skin tone and a flawless base that does not make the skin cakey or heavy, a demi-matte foundation can be a boon. A demi-matte foundation is considered a hybrid between a matte and dewy foundation, the texture meets in between, imparting properties of both. Demi-matte foundations impart a luminous finish to the base without making it too flat or dry, neither too heavy or cakey or shiny. The intention of such a foundation is to provide a natural finish. Demi-matte foundations are suitable for all skin types. The whole point of wearing foundation is cover up any imperfections and making your skin looking naturally beautiful without showing that you are wearing make-up. In this post, we list out 21 Best Demi-Matte Foundations for all skin types.
1. L’Oreal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte 24-Hr Foundation: Price – 750 INR. It claims to provide matte finish that wouldn’t look flat. It’s a liquid foundation that’s lightweight, demi-matte, liquid formula. It easily lasts a whole day, around 10 hours, and the skin does not become oily or shiny at the end of day. Nor does the makeup start looking patchy.
2. MAC Matchmaster Foundation:
3. Estee Lauder Stay in Place Foundation
4. Milani Conceal + Perfect 2-In-1 Foundation + Concealer: It’s a two-in-one foundation that combines the benefits of a foundation and concealer. It’s long wearing, sweat proof, and imparts full coverage. Does not sink into fine lines, does not highlight pores or dry patches.
5. Sephora Matte Perfection Liquid Foundation: Price – 1600 INR. Though it’s a matte foundation with full-coverage, it imparts a flawless coverage without drying out skin.
6. Anastasia Beverly Hills Women’s Foundation: Price – INR 3825. This is a medium-coverage liquid foundation that imparts a natural yet luminous finish. It is available in 50 shades, lightweight in texture, and blurs out imperfections like blemishes.
7. Sugar Drop the Base Serum Foundation: Price – INR 899/(450 at discount). There are 10 shades in this range. It is a liquid foundation that claims to imparts medium to high coverage, delivering a natural finish.
8. The Body Shop Matte Clay Skin Clarifying Foundation: Price – INR 1295. It is a liquid foundation which is also enriched with tea tree to fight acne and breakouts. It provides full-coverage with a matte finish. It’s also resistant to water and sweat.
9. MAC Studio Fix Fluid SPF 15: Price – 2900. It’s a cult favorite and used extensively the world over to create the perfect base. It has a nice matte to dewy finish, has a buildable formula, and does not look cakey.
10. Makeup Forever Matte Velvet Skin Full Coverage Foundation: Price- Approximately 2800 INR. It’s a full-coverage and waterproof foundation that imparts a velvety-matte finish.
11. Huda Beauty Faux Filter Foundation: Price – 2814 INR. It lives up to the hype and price. It’s a liquid foundation that blends well and imparts a matte powder finish which also looks luminous without looking cakey.
12. Clinique Superbalanced Silk Makeup: Price – INR 2670. Clinique claims that it controls oil and hydrates dry areas. The wear time is approximately 6 hours without any primer. It is a hydrating foundation that imparts a dewy finish without making skin oily. It is also a fragrance-free foundation.
13. Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation: Price – Approximately 2800. This foundation comes in 40 shades, and sets to a soft matte texture, with medium-to-full coverage. It covers imperfections well, and is easy to blend, with a non-drying formula.
14. NYX Professional Makeup Stay Matte But Not Flat Liquid Foundation: Price – INR 900. Stay Matte But Not Flat Liquid Foundation provides full coverage with a mineral enriched matte finish. It’s also an oil-free and water-based formula.
15. Chambor Orosa Skin Fusion Foundation: Price – 1495 INR. A waterproof foundation with medium to buildable coverage. It is lightweight and does not look cakey. It gives a moderately matte finish to the skin for 5 hours.
16. Kiko Milano Full Coverage 2-In-1 Foundation and Concealer: Price – 2200. It works both as a concealer and a foundation and helps to create a matte satin finish base, without looking cakey.
17. Too Faced Peach Perfect Foundation: Price – 2500 INR. It’s a matte and long-wearing foundation that provides a smooth, and comfortable, velvety finish.
18. Max Factor Face Finity All Day Flawless 3 In 1 Foundation: Price – 1199. It provides the benefits of primer, concealer, foundation, also has SPF 20. It’s a bit of a heavy foundation but not drying on the skin.
19. Revolution Conceal And Define Full Coverage Foundation: Price – 1450 INR. It is a lightweight foundation that comes with properties of a concealer and a foundation. It is an oil-free, creamy foundation that imparts a demi-matte finish, without settling into fine lines or dry patches.
20. Rimmel London Lasting Matte Foundation: Price – INR 799. A full-coverage foundation that controls shine, keeps skin matte and hydrated and balanced for up to 12 hours.
21. Inglot AMC Cream Foundation: Price – INR 2200. This is a cream foundation that provides natural coverage. It is matte but has added illuminators to give a dewy appearance. It has vitamin E, peptides, and special polyesters are combined with a unique silicone and gel base to keep all skin types illuminated.