Picking your Foundation Color
Identifying your best foundation color with CARENMinerals:
‘Cool’- Skin typically has detectable pink or rosy undertones. Look for hair color with hints of blue, silver, violet or ash undertones. Eye color shades vary from light blue, gray blue, grey green to cool brown.
-Celebrities with cool skin tones: Anne Hathaway, Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore.
‘Warm’-Skin has yellow, golden or honey undertones. Hair color can range from orange, red, gold, or black. Eye color range will be green, hazel, amber or warm brown.
Note: Although Asian skin is typically classified as warm due to yellow undertones it can easily fall into the ‘cool’ pink and ‘neutral’ range due to ‘cool’ and ‘warm’ spectrums of color, i.e.: warm, warm to neutral, cool, cool to neutral, cool.
-Celebrities with warm skin tones: Julia Roberts, Tyra Banks, Angelina Jolie.
‘Neutral’ – Skin that is not dominated by warm or cool undertones. Both ‘Cool’ and ‘Warm’ shades can be complimentary to neutral skin types.
CARENminerals Foundation Color Description:
Fair color range: ivory, pink or peachy skin that burns easily, prone to sensitive skin. For fair skin with pink to neutral undertones.
Light color range: for light, pale skin with yellow/golden undertones. Skin burns easily, typically does not tan naturally.For light skin with yellow/golden undertones.
Medium color range: for light to medium skin with neutral or pink undertones, typically tan easily.
Medium- light to medium skin with pink to neutral undertones.
Medium 2- medium skin with cool to neutral undertones
Medium to tan range: for colored skin with neutral or warm undertones.
Tan- for neutral to warm with rosey undertones.
Medium Dark to Dark skin types: darker skin with warm to neutral undertones.
Medium Dark- for medium skin with neutral or golden undertones.
Dark- for darker colored skin for warm to neutral with yellow-olive undertones.