Cover FX Total Coverage Cream Foundation review

Oh yes, sisters…I’m back with another Cover FX review. I’ve featured their Big Cover Up as well as their water- based foundation and tinted moisturizer. I am a ginormous Cover FX fan and will forever be raving about their awesomeness. Add their cream foundation to the list of my favorite Cover FX products.

And let’s pretend that I didn’t excitedly swatch before taking a photo, mkay? I know. I’m so ashamed.

But wait – let me preface this review by saying I think wearing cream foundations in Florida in the Springtime (well shoot…any time) is pretty loco. That said, I only wear this foundation on areas where I have the most discoloration. That woud be on my cheeks and chin. I then buff all over with a powder (tarte’s Hotel Heiress) and if I feel so inclined I top off with a highlighter or blush. Even in an ideal climate, I probably wouldn’t wear a foundation all over my face. That just isn’t my style. 😉

First, let’s get some deets on Cover FX Total Coverage Cream Foundation:

-Provides a sheer to medium coverage
-Gives a satin finish
-Contains SPF 30 (huge perk!)
-Has more than 30 shades to choose from

One of the reasons why I really love Cover FX products is because dude…they have SO many shades. Which means A LOT for a brown girl like me. Formula-wise, this foundation is creamy and luxurious. But it isn’t heavy. I normally have very dry skin but around this time of year, my skin is actually…normal. Once the foundation goes on the skin…it stays put. Even when I get to sweating. Which is like, all the time.

See my hyperpigmentation on a freshly cleansed skin?

A dab of the creamy goodness that is Cover FX Total Coverage Cream Foundation and…

I wear NW45 in MAC so I went for B45 in Cover FX. I’ve used this shade before but for some reason, it appeared to be a little too dark for me in the cream foundation formula. Weird, uh? It was still wearable but I think I’ll be scooping up B35 next go ’round.

What I loved…
-Easy to apply. Some cream foundations are a pain because it’s hard to get them to spread evenly all over the face. Not the case with this kid.
-Felt lightweight. It didn’t get all greasy and weigh my skin down.
-The satin finish was glorious on my dry/normal skin. Even when I started to sweat a bit, a simple dab of a handkerchief takes the dewy-ness down and the satin finish returns.
-It’s paraben-free AND contains SPF 30. Such a rarity in a foundation.
-A little goes a long way. I’m pretty sure this compact will last me a good 6-7 months if I use it regularly.

What wasn’t so hot…
-At $42, the price point may be up there for some. I believe in splurging on skincare and facial care products but I know that isn’t the case with everyone.
-Choosing your shade may be a bit of a challenge. But that’s how it is with most foundations, uh?

Best thing about this foundation? I get to give away 10 of ’em! Huge, right? Simply enter your information in the Rafflecopter and press your luck. The contest ends May 3rd and as soon as I confirm all winners, I’ll make the official announcement on Clumps. If you have issues entering the Rafflecopter ,email me at

Good luuuuuuck! Oh! And if you just can’t wait to win and want to purchase Cover FX Total Coverage Cream Foundation on the ASAP, you know I won’t stop you right?

a Rafflecopter giveaway

  • I wouldn’t mind the glossy box, and I assume that’s a typo? But I do want the Cover FX foundation as well. I’m pretty pale so it’s hard for me to find foundation in my color.

  • Cover FX is such a great product I would love to win so I can try out their foundation.

  • I have never tried Cover FX. Looks great, though! Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Hannah S.

    Wow, I’m impressed with the SPF 30 – I have a hard time finding that in moisturizers let alone foundations!

  • great contest!

  • Tam

    I’ve been looking for sunscreen protection, and this looks like it has coverage and sunscreen protection in one product. Loooking at your pics, it seems to not turn ashen or leave a whitish cast! Excited!!

  • This is the ONLY foundation I’ll use daily and while I will look a little too dewy for my happiness late in the day I won’t budge. Cover fx cream cleared up my eczema and lets my skin HEAL. Excellent product. There are some tricks to getting it full coverage tho. With the right hand you can even cover a tattoo with it.

  • I can always use a great foundation in my life :) awesome giveaway!!

  • i am ALWAYS up for a new foundation

  • Jaylyn

    I’ve been wanting to try Cover FX for the longest time!

  • ashley

    I would love to win me some cover fx

  • Vi

    Awesome, I was looking at Chanel’s new cream compact foundation but this is cheaper. xD

  • We can’t find this foundation in France and I want to try it so bad ! :(

  • Wow it seems like a really great foundation on you! And I agree, now that I learned I don’t HAVE to wear foundation all over, I don’t wanna 😛

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  • Tai

    Ohh I’ve never tried it, it looks amazing!

  • thanx for review never used this brand

  • Ohhhh this looks great, I wanna win :-)

  • Lulu

    I’d love to try Cover FX, I’ve only heard about it…

  • Crystal

    Great review and pics,i have used Cover Girl in the past and i am looking for a new foundation to try…thank you!!

  • J.Q.

    I’ve heard some great things about Cover FX but I’ve never been able to try it yet, it looks great on you B and I agree w/ you on the splurging on skincare and facial care sometimes, healthy skin means happy, pretty skin (;

  • Jacqueline H.

    I have never used Cover FX before, I would love to try it out!

  • Aj

    I’ve been looking into trying a cream foundation! Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Enjoli

    Would love to try this but I am allergy to any sunblock. Wonder if this will make me break out in a rash

  • Joi

    I love cover fx as well … I have one of their blushes and it always looks great.

  • TraciB

    I would LOVE to try this. Good to know they have a wide range of shades. Thanks for the opportunity.

  • I have never tried Cover FX but I have heard raves about it. Would love to try it!

  • Kelly

    I’ve always been interested but that $42 price tag is steeeeep!

  • MsFarrah27

    I would really like to try this product out!!

  • Sylvia

    I generally don’t like cream foundations, mostly because they don’t spread nicely, but this one sounds nice. Then again, at 42 dollars, it better be really good 😉

  • Joanna

    I am still on the verge of finding the right foundation!!!

  • I have heard great things about CoverFX. I think I will give them a try next time I go to Sephora.

  • Caitlin

    I am just trying out cream-to-powder foundations for the first time. I’ve always been a liquid foundation girl, but I would like to have something easier for touch ups. If this is a good one, I’m very curious to try it!

  • Farzana

    I am always looking out for a foundation/concealor to help with the facial situation that I deal with on a daily basis…so here goes it–the Cover FX looks awesome

  • S Carter

    I am looking for a new foundation. I have both psoriasis and rosacea to cover but like a light foundation.

  • Krista

    Cover FX is Excellent! I have their concealer and it works like no other. Would love to try this foundation!

  • WOW the coverage looks amazing and it almost gives an air brush finish..wud luv to win it :) thanks!

  • First heard about this brand through you! I’ve wanted to try it ever since, but honestly it’s a little out of my price range. I do think if I got to try it and really liked it I would continue to purchase it though, I agree with you that foundation and skincare are 2 of the most important purchases you can invest in :)

  • My dry skin would love a cream foundation!

  • Gina

    I’ve only heard good things about the foundation, I’ll have to add it to my list.

  • Found you on twitter! Great blog!! And great product! I have to give it a whirl! xoxo

  • Dimitrea

    I’m a fan of CoverFX. I walk the Hyper-pigmentation Struggle Trail and CoverFX gets me the flawless face that I’m working on!

  • I love cover fx! I have a sample of their concealer and as soon as I run out of my current one I’m getting that RIGHT AWAY

  • Nice!!

  • Cool giveaway

  • Ana

    This looks so cool!

  • Javeria Hussain

    i need it and love to try this one

  • Well, I don’t “need” a new foundation, but I really have been itching to trying this one. I’ve read a lot about CoverFX and I would love to try it!

  • marqutia

    Great review! My aunt told me about this and she says she has been using it for over 10 years. I will have to check this out when I get the Cash!

  • marta

    Lovw this giveaway, I would love to try this fundation.

  • Elizabeth Hager

    I’m always looking for the next great foundation

  • AJ

    This looks great, I’d love to try it!

  • Alicia

    I would love to try this… always on the lookout for the perfect foundation.

  • I love coverfx but I haven’t tried the cream foundation. I was scared it would be too heavy, thanks for the review. Hopefully, I’ll win the giveaway.

  • Valerie

    I usually stay away from cream or liquid foundations, but I might just give this one a try. Thanks for the review and giveaway!

  • Katie

    Thanks for looking out B! I’ve never tried Cover FX before.

  • Ashley

    i have been looking for a full coverage foundation that will handle my hyperpigmentation issues

  • sarah

    I’ve been looking for a new concealer slash foundation! Woohoo! :)

  • Cover FX foundation is the best thing since….well, best thing ever! My face was flawless until I turned 35 and all of a sudden I have breakouts that leave me with unsightly hyperpigmentation. The foundation is full coverage but doesn’t leave me feeling or looking like I’m wearing a mask.

  • Gimmie gimmie gimmie! HAHA jk :) I have their concealer and LOVE it!

  • Crystal Stubbs

    This makeup looks amazing ! Hope I get to try it.

  • Calli

    I don’t usually wear foundation, but if this is as nice as it seems, I would!

  • Sarah

    I want it.

  • Janel

    Oh, I think I’m in love. The price point is super steep for me, but it looks fantastic and seems to do a great job.

  • Nausheen

    I would love to try a new foundation! I’m super allergic to anything fragrant so this would be great for me

  • I need a foundation like this in my life!

  • Supriya

    I’ve been wanting to try this but because of the price I haven’t :( I hope to win!!!

  • Tam

    I am an acne sufferer like you and since it made you look so flawless, there is hope for me as well (lol). I would love to win. Thank you for the opportunity.

  • T.R.

    I got to try this foundation at the Makeup Show and loved it. There 160 foundation is now my go to foundation brush. It’s ranks equal to my beauty blender. Which is saying a lot. :O)

  • Erin Pitts

    I’d love to win! I’m really pale so it’s hard for me to find a color that works. Sounds like they have a ton of colors though.

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  • Michelle

    Great giveaway…I hope I win!

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  • Natalie

    I’ve heard good things about Cover FX though the price always drove me away! I’d be curious to try a cream foundation, since I’ve been sticking with mineral powder and concealer. I’d probably do like you and use sparingly on the areas that need it!

  • Melany

    I would love to win this!

  • libby

    I love Cover FX products but I’ve never tried their cream (or any other brand’s) foundation before! I’ve got oily skin so I’ve always been a bit wary but I’ve been meaning to give them a try :)

  • I want to win. PICK ME PICK ME LOL

  • Ivy

    I’ve been dying to try this foundation, since I heard it was great for covering up eczema! Unfortunately I live in Australia so I haven’t seen any CoverFX around here… I would love to win!

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  • I’ve heard great things about cover fx. I’d love to try it.

  • Ashley

    I’ve been wanting to try this foundation for a while now, it looks awesome

  • Would love to try this, thanks for the giveaway!
    GFC – Victoria

  • Kristine

    Wow, that looks so cool!

  • Yesenia

    I’d love to try this foundation!

  • I’ve been less happy with my skin recently and am just starting to get into foundations. One reason I never bothered with them is that it’s really hard to find one light enough and that isn’t so yellow toned.

  • Adele

    Would love this! I’ve never tried a cream foundation.

  • Lexi

    I tested their water-based foundation for a few days and liked it, but was put off by the price. The formula and shades are great, though.

  • melissa r

    would love to try this out! Looks amazing! :)

  • Emily S.

    I’d really love to try this foundation because I have drier skin and I’m super pale so it’s hard to find a shade for me. I also love the SPF 30.

  • Valerie C.

    I need coverage. I have to use foundation and concealer daily. A new foundation like this would be great to have :)

  • Stacey

    Gossmakeupartist on youtube has always raved about cream foundations, but I’ve never tried one, this one looks pretty good!

  • Ciambella

    Thanks for hosting the giveaway!

  • tara

    I’ve never tried cover fx but if it works for you in florida then it might actually work for me here in texas.

  • Kathy

    I have always wanted to try a cream foundation!

  • I would love to try this foundation – I’ve heard great things about it! :)

  • Jenn M.

    been dying to get my hands on this!

  • Evelyn

    wow the foundation seems pretty good!

  • Chanelle (C.M.)

    I don’t have a lot of foundation experience – I really need a good one to practice with!

  • Anne

    I love Graftobian HD Cream foundation and this seems similar. Would love to try.

  • Would love to try this! Thanks for the chance to :-)

  • MJ

    wow, that looks awesome :) I’ve got oily skin, so I’m experimenting with foundations for the summer. thanks for the giveaway!

  • tabitha louise leduc

    i’ve heard great things about that foundation! :]

  • Rachael

    I would love to try this!

  • lindsey

    I have actually been wanting to try this, i belive Kandee Johnson actually uses it for concelar but im not quite sure:)

  • Melissa

    I was also considering the new Chanel Compact, but why not take a chance on free – this also looks great on you.

  • Marnie C.

    I’ve used Cover FX before and I liked it but couldn’t find a great match for my skin tone. This foundation sounds and looks great (especially the Satin finish). Thanks for the tip about using it only on the areas where needed!

  • I would LOVE to have this foundation. I just tried it on at Sephora today and it was a PERFECT match to my skin and looks natural and flawless.

  • Aisha L

    My 1st foundation was Make Up For Ever HD and I love it but this one looks awesome!!

  • nancy y.

    would love to try this foundation!!

  • sammy

    I really have almost no experience with foundation, but this looks great! Would love to try!

  • Sally Lewis

    Thanks for the chance! I’m trying to find a good Foundation for my skin.

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  • This looks like amazing foundation! I would love to try it out!

  • Carolyn

    This looks like an interesting foundation! It totally appeals because it’s easy to apply and lightweight, but ouch, that price!

  • moniquehasana

    Man, do I need a new foundation in my life. I am having the hardest time finding something with yellow undertones. I heard great things about them, have a great day

  • D P

    I love the coverage & finish shown in the pics.

  • Marites Orias

    THis foundation seems interesting.

  • niki Bousquet

    I would love to win this! I have dry skin and cream foundation is my favorite!

  • Michelle

    Wow, great review :)

  • Alexandra R

    this foundation looks amazing! my skin definitely needs the coverage \(^_^)/

  • Robin

    I am all about a foundation with coverage like that!

  • Erica

    I’ve always wanted to try Cover FX now this post has made me want to try it even more.

  • I love coverFx! They’re one of the only brands that can match my uber pale skin

  • I ALWAYS need a new foundation! I have not found “the perfect” color for my snow white skin. :(

  • Megan

    Still on the hunt to find the perfect foundation. Would love to try this :)

  • maguire

    thanks for the giveaway! :)

  • I’ve been curious about Cover FX foundation for a while but I haven’t tried it yet. This would be a great way to see how it wears in the temperamental Midwestern weather…45 degrees and sunny one day, 78 and rainy the next. LOL

  • mary clay

    i need foundation for my snow-white complexion! i’ve tried cover FX before and loved it! i also love a lot of their other products, so you’re preaching to the choir in your post! i hope i win!

  • Megan

    I’ve heard good things about Cover FX!

  • Grace

    This foundation looks awesome~ but price is a bit too steep lol >.< would love to have one though

  • AN

    Have heard amazing things about coverfx! Would love an opportunity to play 😀

  • I have been dying to try out the Cover FX line, I’ve heard such great things!

  • Alexcia

    Where can you buy this?

  • April

    I have always been intrigued by this line of foundation so I would definitely be excited to win so I could try it! :))

  • Christine

    This looks really cool! Thanks for showing!

  • Mia

    Cover FX has a great line! My friend who has vitiligo uses it and it looks flawless :)

  • I have heard many good things about cover fx. Thank you for the opportunity to win!!!!!

  • Sue C.

    I’ve been looking for a foundation that looks natural and this one looks very natural!

  • Heather

    I have an awful time with products that melt on my face. I’d love to have a chance to try this foundation.

  • Rebecca

    How do you apply it?

  • Carissa

    Ugh I know exactly what you mean by the whole summer/springtime in FL thing, it’s so hot and humid here that makeup just melts off your face! I need to find a good powder foundation before the real heat waves begin.

  • i want to try out this foundation. i have been having bad luck with foundations lately so hopefully i’ll win one :)

  • MaryB

    That looks like a great foundation. I’d like something creamier than my mineral foundation for those days my skin needs a little extra pampering.

  • TP

    New coverage!

  • Judy

    I am looking for a lightweight foundation to camouflage my hyperpigmentation.

  • connie smith

    yeah i need some new foundation!!

  • I’d loveee to try it! Enter me, please :)

  • I would love to try it! 😉

  • Dorielle VanDien

    These sound fabulous! I would love to try one!

  • I have never tried Cover FX and I’d love to try it


  • Lauren

    Ahhh I loveeee great foundation! Especially at the recommendation of someone else (:

  • tiffany

    I’m on the hunt for a new foundation!

  • ashley turicik

    i would love some new foundation. my current foundation makes my skin so dull

  • Tina

    would loveeeeee to try this!!

  • Who doesn’t need a new foundation? I love trying them all and there’s nothing but raves for CoverFX.

  • Kassie Harris

    I’ve always been so interested in CoverFX products and this foundation looks and sounds amazing. Thank you so much for this fantastic giveaway and the opportunity to win! Have a great day!

  • Imani

    Looks great and this giveaway is right on time since I just dropped my foundation cake on the floor where it shattered :/ I’d LOVE to win :)

  • Great giveaway! <3 I have always wanted to try something from CoverFX

  • Hillary

    I don’t have any cream foundations in my collection, and would love to try this one!