Can someone help me with my "undertones"?

I'm going to order some samples from meowcosmetics.com for foundation...but i honestly have no idea what "undertones" i have. i read the descriptions but none really sounds 100% like me.

I don't know if you can tell from the picture, but can someone give me a few guesses as to what you think my undertones are?



I am thinking yellow/peach. I really feel like i have mostly blue undertones, but thats not really an option.

Thanks!!

ETA: I forgot the options! Here they are:
(neutral)
(warm)
(beige)
(cool pink)
(beige/pink/peach)
(warm pink)
(peach)
(peach/yellow)
(yellow/peach)
(yellow)
(golden yellow)
(beige/yellow)
(olive)
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Last edited by shellynot; 04-30-2008 at 12:42 PM.
If you're thinking blue undertones, I'd try a very light Chausie or Bengal. I think it's also good to try Siamese, since you can sort of gauge where you stray from neutral. I don't really see much yellow. Maybe Abyssinian.
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now that you mention, i think you're right. no yellow.

i wish they had a shade described as "pastey." because that would totally be me!! haha. the sun hates me.
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"Your head is like a crown on you.
It is as beautiful as Mount Carmel.
Your hair is as smooth as purple silk.
I am captured by your flowing curls."
Song of Solomon 7:5 (NIRV)

I am pastey too. My skin color looks very similar to yours, and I usually go for colors labeled beige or neutral. Anything else looks fake on me.
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ok, i ordered some! i went for siamese (neutral), chausie (cool pink), and persian (peach). I also got some blush and concealer. Oh boy, i'm excited now!

thanks for the help!
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"Your head is like a crown on you.
It is as beautiful as Mount Carmel.
Your hair is as smooth as purple silk.
I am captured by your flowing curls."
Song of Solomon 7:5 (NIRV)

I see some pink, so maybe cool pink?
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I'd say cool to neutral. Being truly cool-toned is rare because melanin is usually yellow on most people. For foundation Id say go with neutral, but try samples in the pinker tones.

Lipsticks tend to be a good indicator of your color tone. If peach, yellow red, and yellowish pinks and nudes look good on you, you are warm. If you can pull off almost any color, but true colors look best, you are neutral, and if blueish pinks and reds look best, you are cool.

Same goes for colors of your tops.

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Wow! I just posted a thread almost identical to yours about two minutes ago! I read over a lot of the threads so I didn't do that, but I must have missed yours!

I, too, feel that I my face has blue-ish undertones, but there is no blue! So I totally feel for you! I agree that you have blueish undertones, but I am NOT the person to ask!

I'd say cool to neutral. Being truly cool-toned is rare because melanin is usually yellow on most people. For foundation Id say go with neutral, but try samples in the pinker tones.

Lipsticks tend to be a good indicator of your color tone. If peach, yellow red, and yellowish pinks and nudes look good on you, you are warm. If you can pull off almost any color, but true colors look best, you are neutral, and if blueish pinks and reds look best, you are cool.

Same goes for colors of your tops.
Originally Posted by riotkitty
What if you look really good in yellow, orange, blue, green, teal, darker earth tones, and maroon? *dies* I love my skin, but it can be SO difficult!

Additional comment: After re-reading my comment, I'm noticing a lot of what I think are "true colors," but I think that teal (a mixture) looks the best. Maybe I'm still neutral though? Hmmm....
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Last edited by QuirkyYogini; 05-19-2008 at 12:10 AM. Reason: addtional comment
I believe that your beige/pink/peach. try their samples first because the colors can be really tricky.

Last edited by VIVIDCURLS; 05-21-2008 at 08:51 AM. Reason: typo

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