My secret for a flawless finish
tip- Skin with pink undertones looks better with cool blue-based colors and yellow undertones look better with warmer orange-based colors.
Once you find that perfect shade of foundation but are thinking you might want to try a different company , check out www.findation.com
tip- If your foundation appears dry or flaky when you apply it. Your skin is probably dry. Try a good moisturizer or even a argan oil for your face
1.Match your skin tone. Important to keep your skin looking natural.
Light skin is either pink or yellow. Things such as blood vessels can also be a determining factor on if you may have a pink or blue tones to your skin.
Deep Skin is either red or olive toned. Depending on how dark you are will determine which is your dominate undertone.
2.Match your skin type. Different formulas are formulated to work with different skin types.
1. Dry- feels tight after cleansing,rarely breaks out, small pores, less elastic, often mature skin. Dry Skin needs moisturizing look for formulas that include emollients and antioxidants. Liquid, mousse and tinted moisturizers would best suit your skin type.
2.Oily-get shiny fast ,large pores, highly elastic, often prone to break outs. Oily Skin needs products that are oil free or have oil absorbers. When picking out
your foundation try to look for liquid (oil free),mousse, creme-to-powder, dual-finish, or even mineral powders.
3.Normal- skin isn't to dry oily or dry, you have a smooth and even texture,medium to small pores, and few break outs. Look for products that are pH-balanced.
Liquids and cremes of all types, along with mousse, tinted moisturizers, dual finish, and mineral powders.
4.Sensitive-Burn or flush easily, could possibly have rosacea and or blotchy dry patches, may have thin and delicate skin. Your skin needs products that are
hypoallergenic, fragrance free, moisturizing, that don't have chemical sunscreens. Formulas that will work best for you are liquid (water based),
mousse, dual finish and mineral powders.
What to look for ?
THE GOAL- to look as if you aren't wearing any foundation at all . Foundation is the most important item of makeup you will ever purchase. If choose correctly it can erase years from your face, however if chosen wrong you can also add years.Foundations come in many different formulas and choosing the right one for your skin type is critical. This is one of the most difficult makeup items to choose for most people.
Choosing Your Foundation