Too Faced Born This Way Foundation Review

Too Faced Born This Way Foundation Review


  • Medium to full coverage
  • Lightweight satin finish that’s not too matte or dewy
  • Longwearing formula that’ll last through heat and humidity


  • May cling to dry patches if skin is not well-moisturized
  • No sun protection


Number of ratings: 265

Average score: 4.5 stars

What reviewers say about Too Faced Born This Way foundation

“So lightweight and nice. Doesn’t take a lot and has amazing coverage!”

“I have oily- combination skin. Acne prone, and a little sun damage. This foundation is medium to full coverage but looks just like your own skin.”

“This stuff was amazing! I have dry skin and this stuff is perfect and gives really good coverage.”

Who should buy this Too Faced Born This Way foundation

Buy this if you are looking for:

  • Medium to full coverage that’s best for normal and dry skin
  • Lightweight formula with a satin (not too matte or shiny) finish

Who should NOT buy this

Don’t buy this if:

  • you want light coverage
  • you need sun protection
  • you need a mattifying formula


The Too Faced Born This Way foundation is a medium to full coverage base that is best for normal and drier skin types.

It may settle into fine lines and pores, and is best used with a primer beforehand.

Flawless coverage, but require prep beforehand

The Too Faced Born This Way foundation is a pigmented base that covers well without a heavy feel.

It does, however, require well-moisturized skin for it to go on smoothly, otherwise, it’ll cling to dry patches. A primer is recommended if you have oily skin.

Good selection of shades

This foundation comes in 34 different shades to suit a variety of skin tones.

Model is wearing shade Nude, an NW20 shade equivalent.

The NW20 shade equivalent for Too Faced Born This Way foundation is Nude.

Model is wearing shade Sand, an NC40 shade equivalent.

The NC40 shade equivalent for Too Faced Born This Way foundation is Sand.

Pigmented and will last through heat and humidity

This foundation is so pigmented that you only need a tiny bit to cover most imperfections. In fact, using too much will result in a cakey look.

This foundation will also through hot and humid conditions, including sweaty workouts.

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