How to choose a makeup foundation that suits each skin tone

Articles Oct 07, 2019 10:45

Finding the right makeup foundation for your skin tone is not an easy task.

Almost all of us use the wrong base cream color when shopping for makeup foundation, you will get advice that you should choose cream color based on undertone, especially when shopping online. However, if you do not know what color your undertone is, the advice is really not very helpful!

How to choose a makeup foundation that suits each skin tone

How to choose a makeup foundation that suits each skin tone

Undertone is the color just below the surface of the skin. While skin color may change (over time, or due to the effects of the sun ...), undertone never changes. Usually, makeup foundation will be divided into 3 types with 3 undertone colors: "cold", "neutral" or "warm". However, how to choose if undertone does not entirely belong to one of the three colors (such as "neutral - warm")? Immediately refer to the following method that can be applied to all skin colors, from light skin to dark skin to know about your skin.

For people with cold undertones, their skin will be pink, red or blue.

How to choose a makeup foundation that suits each skin tone

Your Undertone is "cold" if:

Blood vessels in the wrist are green or purple. The skin looks better when using silver jewelry than gold jewelry. When looking at the skin in the sun, the skin will be blue. If you have a neutral undertone, your skin will not tilt completely pink / red / blue or yellow / metallic gold / peach, but will be neutral.

How to choose a makeup foundation that suits each skin tone

Your skin has a "neutral" undertone if:

The blood vessels in the wrist are blue - green. Suitable for both silver and gold jewelry. When looking at the skin in the sun, the skin will be green With warm undertone, the skin will be yellow, metallic gold or orange.

How to choose a makeup foundation that suits each skin tone

Your Undertone is "warm" if:

The vein in the wrist is light green or olive green. Skin looks better when using gold jewelry than silver jewelry. When looking at the skin in the sun, the skin will be yellow

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3 tips to choose the right makeup foundation:

You already know what your undertone is, choosing a foundation will become easier.

How to choose a makeup foundation that suits each skin tone

3.1 Firstly, prepare your skin: Before using any makeup, exfoliate and moisturize your skin.

3.2 Try the cream in good lighting conditions: Try the foundation in a well-lit place. It would be a good idea to first try the cream in one place, then try again in another with a different brightness to see if the foundation color is still suitable. And make sure you wear a white outfit when you try the cream on, as colored shirts can discolor skin tone.

3.3 Choose cream based on common skin color on face - neck area: On the body, there are 3 areas you need to pay attention when choosing makeup foundation: face, neck and chest area. You should use a foundation foundation that matches the skin color most commonly in the face - neck - chest area, then apply the cream on the face and neck so that the skin is evenly colored.

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