Matte Foundation

What is the best matte foundation? Matte makeup foundation makes skin look virtually poreless - and not in the cakey, masklike way of matte finish foundation of the past. Today's best matte foundation textures blur the look of pores, fine lines, and other imperfections, while eliminating excess shine. All you're simply left with is gorgeous, silky, powdery matte skin.

Matte finish foundation is very popular among oily skin types thanks to their shine-reducing abilities. But when it comes to drier skin types, it's often assumed they should stay clear of such oil-targeting foundation formulas, and opt for dewy, glowing finishes instead. However, there are plenty of people with dry complexions who actually prefer the look of matte skin, too. This means looking for matte foundation for dry skin that offers a velvety finish, but whose matte finish foundation concentration also keeps skin supple throughout the day. Not convinced?

If you haven't found your best matte foundation match yet, look no further. From our best matte foundation for oily skin to best matte foundation for dry skin, discover Armani's complete best matte foundation edit, and learn why so many skin types are gravitating towards matte makeup foundation. Begging for all-day wear from your matte finish foundation? Be sure to check out our best long lasting matte foundation (which also doubles as our best full coverage matte foundation, PS!).

Exploring what is the best matte foundation in the makeup game starts here.

Armani's Best Matte Foundation Guide

Matte Foundation 101 | Armani's Best Matte Foundation For Oily Skin
Looking oil slick is never ideal. Enviable matte skin starts with finding the best matte foundation for oily skin that promises to keep skin clear and excess shine at bay. A fan-favourite matte liquid foundation for normal to oil skin types is our Face Fabric Foundation. This mousse-to-powder liquid foundation has a non-cakey, matte skin finish and a super comfortable sensation. For our thinnest matte liquid foundation in terms of coverage, reach for Maestro Fusion Makeup, an innovative complexion perfector that brightens the complexion with a semi matte skin finish.

Matte Foundation 101 | Armani's Best Matte Foundation For Dry Skin
For matte makeup foundation that won't leave your skin desert-like, you need a matte foundation for dry skin that will moisturize and bring balance back to your thirsty complexion. Avoid having to sacrifice a comfortable base for enviable matte skin with our Designer Lift Foundation. This 8-shade matte liquid foundation has a powdered-luminous finish - think radiant without feeling or looking slick - so it will instantly bring back a coveted glow to dull skin. Texture wise, it's more of a cream-like consistency and spiked with high concentration of emollients and velvet filters that lift and soften the complexion, making it an ideal matte foundation for dry skin.

Matte Foundation 101 | Armani's Best Full Coverage Matte Foundation
Meet the best full coverage matte foundation at Armani that guarantees to blur any imperfections. The opaque, velvet matte liquid foundation formula of our power fabric full coverage foundation won't disappoint. Its concentration of non-greasy oils delivers weightless, flawless matte skin and won't slip and slid off the face as the day goes on.

Matte Foundation 101 | Armani's Best Long Lasting Matte Foundation
No one likes a quitter. Along with being Armani's best full coverage matte foundation, power fabric full coverage foundation promises 16 hours of wear, making it our best long lasting matte foundation, too.

Matte Foundation

What is the best matte foundation? Explore Armani’s matte finish foundation—our best matte foundation roundup. A matte liquid foundation assortment, uncover Armani’s best matte foundation for oily skin, best full coverage matte foundation, best long lasting matte foundation, and matte foundation for dry skin. Matte makeup foundation, matte skin—starts here!

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