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Tips On How To Choose The Perfect Shade of Foundation

Ladies, we all know getting the perfect shade a foundation is the most difficult thing when shopping for cosmetics. Sometimes you might think of getting help from the vendors in the cosmetic store but you still feel they are not sure about your shade as well.

There are thousands of foundations out there for every look imaginable. While this means you have a lot of options, it can be overwhelming if you’re a makeup beginner or if you’re trying to pick a new product. Thinking about the type of skin you have and what you want the foundation to do for you can help you find the perfect foundation for you. Your foundation can be good for your skin and help it look its best. Well, here are few tips to guide you get a perfect shade for your foundation.

  1. Make some swatches of the shades you think may match your skin in your jaw line. Please note, do not do swatches on your hand. The skin on the back of your hand is not the same tone on your face.
  2. Don’t Use it All Over. Think of your foundation as a spot corrector. You rarely need it all over the face. You should use it on an as-needed basis. This will help you select the perfect shade of foundation.
  3. When in Doubt, Go Darker. People always tend to go too light, when in reality, its better to go slightly warmer. If you are ever in between shades and are unsure directionally which way to lean, go with the darker shade. Going lighter almost always looks chalky and artificial.

Foundation is the everyday girl’s Photoshop. A simple swipe of product camouflage blemishes, redness, and scarring. And just like Photoshop, when it’s done correctly, it’s invisible to the naked eye. Thanks for passing by.


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