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The 13 Best ‘Redhead Friendly’ Drugstore Foundations of 2021

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We all like to feel pretty, right?  We use foundations to hide those blemishes that we are embarrassed about and build our confidence. Finding a foundation that fits sensitive skin for redheads is, well, difficult. You don’t know what will make you break out in a rash, or that will leave you looking more pasty and unhealthy. That’s okay. You are not alone.

Here are 14 of the best ‘Redhead Friendly’ foundations that won’t leave you standing in the middle of a drugstore, trying to figure out if it’s the right foundation for you.

Come on! Let’s see what’s right for you!

13 Best ‘Redheaded Friendly’ Foundation includes:

1. L’Oréal Infallible Fresh Wear 24HR Foundation Powder

The Fresh Wear 24HR Powder is a matte finish, which gives you that sophisticated yet polished look. It is waterproof, sweatproof, and heatproof, like the Fresh Wear Foundation.

It’s good for all types of redhead skin. However, it targets people with oily skin that causes you problems with dry skin and acne. This powder doesn’t give you a greasy feel when you are applying it. It will feel also weightless and breathable on your skin.


2. L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Matte Liquid Longwear Foundation

Infalliable Pro-Matte Liquid Longwear is a demi-matte finish, which gives you that natural look and satiny look that you will fall in love with this foundation. You don’t have to worry about this foundation being heavy on your skin. It’s lightweight and can be worn for up to 24 hours. This foundation will make your girlfriends jealous with the glow radiating from you.

3. Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Liquid Foundation

Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Liquid Foundation gives you a Matte Finish to radiates a natural look and will blend easily with your redhead skin tone. Ideal for oily skin but can be used for all types. You can wear this all day if you wish. It has also been rated the #1 foundation in the U.S.

4. Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Powder

The mineral technology formula in Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Powder gives your skin a matte finish and has you saying, ‘Where in the world did my pores go?’.

5.  elf Flawless Finish Foundation

This elf Flawless Finish Foundation is vegan and cruelty-free. All of their products do NOT have sulfates in them also. Provides medium to full coverage wear and feels weightless so that you can feel like a boss all day. Keeps a semi-matte finish to your look.

Another reason to love this is that it’s oil-free and has glycerin to hydrate and soften skin your gorgeous skin.

6. Almay Clear Complexion Make Myself Clear Makeup

Designed with sensitive skin in mind, this foundation provides a soft matte finish with medium coverage. This foundation aids in preventing acne while also conceal it. Within the Almay Clear Complexion Make Myself Clear formula, there are 4 aspects to make your skin beam with excitement: cover, clear, calm, and takes control of your acne. Also, hypoallergic and fragrance-free.

7. Revlon ColorStay Makeup For Combo/Oily Skin

It has a matte finish and has full buildable coverage, which lasts 24 hours. The Revlon ColorStay Makeup is oil-free and has SPF 15 in the formula to keep you protected from those pesky ultraviolet rays, making our sensitive skin burn.

8. Milani Conceal + Perfect 2-in-1 Foundation + Concealer

For when you have dark circles, from not sleeping, redness, or imperfections, Milani Conceal + Perfect 2 in 1 Foundation + Concealer helps hide them, making you look flawless and like nothing ever happened.  Has medium to full coverage. Plus, it’s water-resistant and provides no mess or drip.

9. NYX Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Foundation 

NYX’s foundation is suitable for many skin types: normal, oily, sensitive, and combo skin types; to make you strut your stuff, wearing it all day long. This foundation is vegan and water-proof.

10. CoverGirl + Olay Simply Ageless 3-in-1 Liquid Foundation

Seeing wrinkles and get disappointed that you thought you had more time to look and feel young? Covergirl teamed up with Olay to reduce those wrinkles, hydrates your skin, and give yourself some extra Vitamin C that is part of the foundation.

Bonus points: it’s vegan!

11. Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Tint 

Do you look at yourself in the mirror and notice you have fine lines? This tint doesn’t settle into your lines. It will moisturize your skin all day, and it’s oil-free.

12. Burt’s Bees Goodness Glows Liquid Foundation 

The Burt’s Bees brand is another favorite of ours. This foundation is made with meadowfoam oilseed, known for moisturizing dry skin types whilst hiding imperfections. Ideal for dry and combo skin types.


13. Burt’s Bees 100% Natural Mattifying Powder Foundation

Made with bamboo, this powder foundation obscures those imperfections we are all desperate to hide. Ideal for oily and combo skin types. There are no paraben, synthetic fragrances, silicones, or phthalates.

Rock it like a Redhead! 

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