Foundation Face-Off! Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless VS L'Oreal Infallible 24h Foundation

Foundation Face-Off! Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless VS L'Oreal Infallible 24h Foundation

We know you’ve heard this before, but let me reiterate it: A foundation is a must-have beauty arsenal. A good one blends in flawlessly and looks like second skin, masking imperfections, blemishes and giving you a smooth canvas all day long. But with all the different ones in the market, finding a good foundation can be challenging. So, we have narrowed down the search and given you wholesome research on Maybelline fit me vs L'oreal infallible shades that are a rage in the beauty industry these days. Try them out yourself and tell us what you think.

Maybelline New York Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation

maybelline fit me matte and poreless foundation

The Maybelline New York Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation is ideal for everyday looks. It costs Rs 525 and if you grab it during a sale (which is going to be super easy this month), you can get it for anywhere between Rs 400 and Rs 450. It has 14 shades to choose from, so finding your match should be easy peasy in this line. The foundation claims to have blurring micro-powders that minimize the appearance of pores and gives you a natural, matte finish. Moreover, it controls oil and stays on for 4-5 hours. The coverage is medium to buildable.

Price: Rs 525

Discounted Price: Rs 446. Buy it here.

Best applied with: A beauty blender. This foundation has a creamy, thick consistency. Applying this with a brush tends to make it look streaky. A damp foundation sponge is the best way to get an airbrushed, seamless effect with this one.


  • Sturdy packaging

  • An extensive shade range

  • Oil-free

  • Medium coverage

  • Photographs well


  • No pump, dispensing the right amount of product gets very messy

  • Lasts for about 4-5 hours without touch-ups

  • Needs to be set

  • Clings onto dry patches

L'Oreal Paris Infallible 24h Foundation

loreal infalliable 24h foundation

The L'Oreal Paris Infallible 24h Foundation is a great 9-5 foundation for those of you who are always on the go. Apply this and you’re set to slay the work day. It has medium to full coverage, and a powder matte finish. The foundation doesn’t dry out your skin and won’t cling to any dry patches. You don’t necessarily need to set this one as it dries to a powder matte finish. However, you should make sure you moisturise your skin well to avoid cakiness. It costs Rs 1,400 and if you grab it while it’s on sale, you can pick it up for anywhere between Rs 900 and Rs 1200. It has 10 shades in total, so finding an exact colour match in this one may be a bit tricky.

Price: Rs 1,400

Discounted Price: Rs 980. Buy it here.

Best applied with: A beauty blender or flat top kabuki. You can use flat-top kabuki to get maximum coverage with this foundation. If you want a more natural looking finish, use a damp sponge.


  • Sturdy packaging

  • Has a pump

  • Medium to full coverage

  • Lasts for about 8-10 hours

  • Does not need to be set

  • Photographs well


  • Limited shade range

  • Expensive

The Verdict 

maybelline fit me vs loreal infalliable

Overall, if you prefer a foundation which wears well through the day with minimal touch-ups pick the L'Oreal Paris Infallible 24h Foundation. It survives a long day at work or a long weekend full of partying. It won’t smear, fade or smudge, and you won’t need to set it either. It works on all skin types and through all weather conditions. It sure costs more, but it’s a keeper.  

If you're not a foundation kinda gal, these stick foundations work really well too. Check them out here.

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