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Old 04-30-2008, 12:06 PM   #1
 
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Default 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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Old 04-30-2008, 12:27 PM   #2
 
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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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Old 04-30-2008, 12:43 PM   #3
 
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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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Old 04-30-2008, 01:34 PM   #4
 
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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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Old 04-30-2008, 01:39 PM   #5
 
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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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Old 04-30-2008, 01:41 PM   #6
 
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I think you're a neutral.
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Old 05-01-2008, 02:51 AM   #7
 
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I see some pink, so maybe cool pink?
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Old 05-01-2008, 08:24 AM   #8
 
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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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Old 05-19-2008, 12:07 AM   #9
 
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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!

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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.
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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Old 05-20-2008, 05:03 PM   #10
 
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I believe that your beige/pink/peach. try their samples first because the colors can be really tricky.

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