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When it comes to buying and applying makeup, one of the first questions that comes to mind is: What kind of makeup will look good on me? As a makeup artist, I have been asked this question numerous times. I like to call this the “Makeup Identity Crisis”. Here are some tips when it comes to finding colours, textures and shades that will best suit your face.

Get it right by knowing your skin tone

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This is the most challenging aspect to choosing makeup. Often times, we find it difficult to match foundation and concealer to our skin tone. This becomes especially difficult when the seasons change and we go from the natural glow, to a more tanned tone.

Here are some suggestions when it comes to choosing makeup for your face:


Secondly, many people have more than one colour in their face. A good rule of thumb is that you should match your makeup to the colour of your neck, not necessarily your face. This will prevent lines and will create a smooth transition from your neck to your jaw. If you are worried about those unwelcome facial accessories known as blemishes, you can cover them up with green concealer as it helps to neutralize the redness.

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