Top 10 Matte Foundations of 2021

Jan 20, 2021
12:49 P.M.
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If your 2021 makeup goals include trying a foundation that gives maximum coverage, creamy texture, smooth finish, and long-lasting formula, we have got you covered.


People who prefer glossy, liquid, and cream foundations hardly ever like going for the matte variants. But now we have so many options to choose from, ranging from light-weight cream and liquid to super buildable powder, from some of the most notable brands.

Thanks to the time we earned because of the pandemic, experimenting with our beauty routine has been a fun experience. And to set the perfect tone for a thorough skincare routine, here are our top 10 matte foundations to glam up your 2021.

Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Foundation


Price: $43

The Estee Lauder Foundation is a liquid formula that comes with a natural, matte finish and provides highly buildable coverage that lasts all day. It comes in 55 shades to match all skin types and tones.

Nars Soft Matte Complete Foundation


Price: $40

NARS Soft Matte Foundation is a full-coverage liquid formula that is long-lasting and suitable for all skin types. It contains hyaluronic acid and gives a deeply hydrating, smooth matte finish.

UOMA Beauty Say What?! Foundation


Price: $39

The UOMA Beauty Say What Foundation comes in 51 shades and caters to all skin tones. It is a long-lasting, matte formula that provides full coverage, covers dark spots, and hydrates and nourishes the skin.

Clé de Peau Beauté Radiant Fluid Foundation Matte Broad Spectrum SPF 20 Sunscreen


Price: $130

Cle de Peau Beaute Foundation provides a soft, smooth, and radiant finish, instantly nourishing the skin with an 8-hour hydration boost. It comes in 24 shades and gives full coverage that lasts all day long.

Make Up For Ever Matte Velvet Skin Full Coverage Foundation


Price: $38

The Make Up Forever Matte Foundation is waterproof and a highly buildable formula, which gives your skin the smooth, velvety touch it's been craving. It is a long-wear foundation that lasts for 24 hours and suits all skin types.

CoverGirl TruBlend Matte Made Liquid Foundation


Price: $8

The CoverGirl TruBlend Foundation is a soft, mattifying formula that doesn't feel cakey or heavy. It provides a smooth, flawless finish that can last up to 12 hours.

Fenty Beauty Pro Filt'r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation


Price: $36

The Fenty Beauty Pro Filt'r Foundation is a soft, long-wear matte foundation with full coverage and a smooth finish. It comes in 50 different shades, so you can choose the one which best suits you.

CoverGirl Clean Matte Liquid Foundation



Price: $6


The CoverGirl Clean Matte Foundation is an oil-free formula that gives full coverage and a smooth, mattifying finish. It's also shine-free so that you can rock your no makeup, makeup look.

MAC Studio Fix Soft Matte Foundation Stick



Price: $41

The MAC Studio Matte Foundation is an excellent pick if you want a long-lasting, maximum coverage formula that gives a natural, matte finish. It is also deeply hydrating and blends easily.


Giorgio Armani Beauty Power Fabric Matte Full Coverage Foundation


Price: $64

The Giorgio Armani Beauty is a liquid foundation that gives full coverage, a velvety finish, and lasts for 16 hours straight. It also comes with SPF 25 and helps reduce visible signs of aging.