Need help matching foundation to your skin tone? Here, expert tips from Mark celebrity makeup artist Fiona Stiles.
1. Go for easy picks
"Luminous" or "sheer" liquid foundations blend effortlessly, thanks to their built-in moisturizers; "matte" options tend to cover up skin, so you really have to nail the shade. Similarly, BB creams are more forgiving than CC creams, which often have a higher level of SPF and a thicker texture.
2. Do a swipe check
Compare a few different shades by swiping a little of each along key zones: your cheek, chin, neck, and forehead. Yes, forehead -- the skin there tends to be oiler, so it's a good spot on which to check that the formula isn't too shimmery or shiny for you.
3. Lighten up
If you're stuck between two shades, go with the lighter one. You can always add