Here’s a foolproof and simple method to correctly color match any foundation to your own skintone! Sick of wasting your money on the wrong shades? Here’s how to do it right, so you’ll never buy the wrong color again!!

I use the new Fresh Nude Foundation by The Body Shop, which comes in 16 shades. The Lightening and Darkening Drops make it virtually impossible NOT to get the perfect shade for any skintone, even for very light and very dark skinned beauties. You can also use these drops with liquid foundations from other brands.

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Comments (28)

  • Kaelyn Zielinski Reply

    Ooooohhhhh that foundation looks gorgeous on you! I kind of forgot about the body shop till now!

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • Ksvp87 Reply

    Ok so for the people who can't watch? Yea

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • Anna Wรณjtowicz Reply

    Indeed, first when you applied foundation it looked too white but after you finished your make up looks perfect ๐Ÿ‘Œ

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • skunk berry Reply

    This was very helpful. Thank you

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • truthtoknow Reply

    You should make a video with the title 'where to buy your matching shade that also suits your skin type at a reasonable price', haha

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • obliviousdimenions Reply

    thanks a lot for this information. you have saved me $$$

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • Grace Nicholson Reply

    great advice! ๐Ÿ’œ

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • Ninja Girl Reply

    I am tomorrow gonna buy foundation and I am worried to hell that if I pick the wrong one. And I am super shy but then the girls that sell stuff there will come and ask me if they can help me. And then I will panic because if they help me I will probably have to buy the foundation but then I realize that maybe they will help me with finding my color. But yea at least I wont have this problem with bronzer and blush

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • JennOscura Reply

    I am not sure about swatching. I am still new to makeup. I will probably end up at the drug store since it's close by and they have some vegan options that are affordable. I would feel odd trying on makeup in the store. I may just end up doing: Guess, buy, try; repeat as necessary.

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • Amanda in Japan Reply

    wow you look gorgeous. . lovely natural look

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • Samantha Derrick Reply

    oh gosh! who the hell analyzes that? unless your face is alek wek and body is nicole kidman nobody notices that? naturally your face and neck are 2 complette different shades

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • Indah Febryyani Reply

    the body shop fresh nude foundation is a big hit for me because finally i can find a perfect shade in my tan Indonesian skin with warm.undertone.

    but it's a bit pricey for me (it costs around USD 30 here)

    do u have any suggestion with cheaper price?

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • Lisa Marie Reply

    Never heard of bringing it down to the neck to see if it disapears but it really does make since. Also love hearing about the drops to adjust your color foundations. thanks.

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • ettenA Reply

    It's also worth mentioning that some foundations oxidize over a period of time. I once bought a high end foundation that looked great in the store and when I had it on for the first fifteen minutes at home, but after a while it turned orange toned… and I'm very pale, so that's a huge problem for me. Then those money flew out the window, and it was practically useless. Ask for a tester. In some countries they hand those out like it's nobodies business, but in other countries you have to show a huge interest in the product for them to even consider it. But you save money on trying it on at home for a few days so you know for sure. Then you will find out if it works for your skintype, if the color looks good in daylight, if it breaks you out etc. Pro tip: Look at yourself in the mirror in the car in daylight. It will give you an honest answer ๐Ÿ˜›

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • Diamond Reply

    The darkening product is probably my shade ๐Ÿ˜

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • Mish_ elle Reply

    does the darkening drops make the foundation go more grey?

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • its_me_who_elseduhhh Reply

    wow thank u u made this so simple

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • Crafty Lady Abby Reply

    Finally, foundation that might match my skin tone! I love how the one you chose matched the rest of your skin perfectly!

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • Melody Hsu Reply

    So many videos about foundation color I have watched. Finally got a useful one! It was really strange. Supposing someone has a warm skintone. So shouldn't it be the cool color which will match? For it will correct the color making it not too yellow. I got really confused that when we see a foundation labeled warm color. If it is a warm colr foundation, it's for the person who is cool/pink/red. Right? Or does it mean the foundation is for the warm skin? So confused! But the neck checking part in this video make it easer somehow.

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • Denise Emond Reply

    Boy your eyes really stand out with that correct foundation shade.

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • Alpini-Bayern Reply

    tolles hilfreiches Video. Hab Dich mal kurz bei Lilly meets Lola in Mรผnchen kennengelernt vor langer Zeit.

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • Iris Venise Reply

    I hate buying foundation. My skin is very pale and has a yellow undertone.. Every foundation which is in my budget is always too dark or too pink :/

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • M4Ri55A Reply

    I would love to see a review of the Younique Liquid Foundations and their other products, I see so many biased reviews and videos that make it seem too good to be true? It'd be great to see a review of their products from a genuine beauty guru ๐Ÿ™‚

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • Llora Angel Reply

    Even beauty girls on the counters annoy me as they try to match the foundation to my face which is much darker than my neck (due to rosacea and other discolouration). And then u put foundation on your face and end up with an orange mask as your neck is much more pale! And i always tell that to them and they just ignore! Prob most of the time because actually the ligghtest shade is too dark for me really but they still try to get a sale!

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • Mihaela Topala Reply

    this was very helpful ๐Ÿ˜Š

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • Sophia Romanova Reply

    I end up greyish or pinkish with foundations… In store they have some terrible lights, that change up the colors. Annoying process not much success. Plus, mass market foundations have very pure selection for extra pale skin tones. Help would be appreciated))

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • Amy Bourget Reply

    Such a great video. Very helpful. Thank you so much. ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm
  • Cati Narรฉzi Reply

    i'm super pale too, but I have a problem: when i wear a foundation that matches my skin like in the video and I take pictures with flash, it shows up much lighter, like a ghost. If I wear a foundation a little darker, it appears perfect in the pictures. So I have been using a foundation a bit darker than my skin tone and then I add a lighter powder over…

    May 25, 2019 at 1:41 pm

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