10 CLEAN FOUNDATIONS (FREE OF PARABENS, PHTHALATES, PFAS & more)




Have you heard about the scary new study about dangerous "forever chemicals"

Good news is: there are brands that are trying to avoid dangerous ingredients like that and I want to share today with you 10 clean foundations (free of parabens, phthalates, pfas & more).

1. COVER FX Natural Finish Foundation // Ulta



Cover FX Natural Finish Foundation is a water-based foundation that delivers 12-hour coverage and a natural, second-skin finish along with powerful antioxidant protection. Ideal for normal and dry skin types, this oil-free foundation conceals imperfections to create an even skin tone. It is formulated with emollients for 12-hour hydration and enriched with Vitamins C, E and F to moisturize the complexion and help protect against environmental stressors. Available in 40 global shades to encompass all skin tones. 

Vegan & cruelty-free. Formulated without talc, parabens, mineral oil, gluten, alkyl sulfates, phthalates and fragrance.

2. Exa High Fidelity Foundation // Ulta





Exa's High Fidelity Foundation is a clean, buildable, weightless, semi-satin foundation in 43 shades charged with anti-pollution actives with a buildable sheer to full coverage for a luminous glow. 

Vegan, Cruelty-free. Formulated to meet the Credo Clean Standard, by formulating without over 2,700+ questionable ingredients, and ensuring product safety, sourcing, sustainability, ethics and transparency meet Credo's rigorous standards.


3. FENTY BEAUTY by Rihanna Pro Filt'r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation // Sephora





This long-wearing, light-as-air foundation gives skin an instantly-smooth, pore-diffused, shine-free finish. The oil-free formula is made with climate-adaptive technology that’s resistant to sweat and humidity, and won’t clog pores—so that wherever you are, it’s going to work on your skin in a boundary-breaking range of 50 shades.

Free of parabens and phthalates. This product is also cruelty-free.


4. ILIA True Skin Serum Foundation // Sephora


This buildable, medium-coverage foundation weightlessly nurtures, color corrects, and illuminates. Formulated with aloe leaf, rosehip, jojoba, and marula oils, it melts in to soothe irritation and even tone while minimizing the look of pores and blurring the appearance of imperfections.

Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.



5. Jane Iredale Beyond Matte Liquid Foundation // Ulta





Jane Iredale's Beyond Matte Liquid Foundation is a clean, weightless, multitasking 3-in-1 foundation with buildable, stay-put coverage and a natural-looking semi-matte finish. Formulated with skin-nourishing, plant-based ingredients. 

100% vegan and always cruelty-free.


6. rms beauty "Un" Cover-Up Natural Finish Cream Foundation // Sephora





"Un"cover a flawless finish and healthier-looking skin with this foundation. Made with rms beauty‘s signature, cold-centrifuged coconut oil, this hydrating formula evens tone and texture for a flawless, natural finish. It‘s suited for all skin types and available in rms beauty‘s signature shades.

Formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more.


7. Kosas Tinted Face Oil Comfy Skin Tint // Sephora




This weightless, serum-like formula provides sheer coverage and a natural velvety finish that still looks like your skin. It goes on super easy—no heavy feel, cakey look, or tricky application. Each of the 15 ingredients is doing something amazing for your skin to moisturize, soothe, and protect. 

Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.


8. Pacifica Alight Clean Foundation // Ulta




Get the flawless coverage of your dreams in 30 shades designed for real skin tones with the Pacifica Alight Clean Foundation. This innovative, non-comedogenic, dermatologist tested formula goes on smooth, covers pores and lasts throughout the day. 

This formula is free of silicone, parabens, phthalates, talc, BHA, BHT, petroleum and drying alcohols (and a huge list of other things your skin doesn't love).


9. Westman Atelier Vital Skin Foundation Stick // Sephora






The insider's secret to distractingly good skin, this plant-powered vegan formula melts on contact for buildable, medium to full coverage and complexion that is fresh, nourished, and flawless. Vital Skin combats redness and soothes and visibly evens tone while boosting moisture. It’s your skin—naturally enhanced.



10. PÜR 4-In-1 Love Your Selfie Longwear Foundation & Concealer // Ulta




PÜR 4-In-1 Love Your Selfie Longwear Foundation & Concealer is formulated to instantly mask blemishes and imperfections, leaving behind a natural, skin-like finish.

Breathe easy knowing that PÜR formulates cruelty-free products that never contain parabens, gluten, talc, petrolatum, mineral oil and SLS. Cruelty free too. 



And there you have it: 10 clean foundations, so you can feel good about yourself and your environment! 







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