Don’t know what your skin’s undertone is? Take this quiz.
1. Take a look at the inside of your wrist. What color are your veins?
a. I see Blue
b. I see Green
c. I see both!
2. Which clothing colors tend to look best on you?
a. Blues, purples and greys
b. Yellows, oranges and browns
c. I look good in all colors
3. Do you turn pink and burn in the sun, or do you tan?
a. I burn easily
b. I tan easily
c. slightly tan
4. Which type of jewelry naturally looks best on you?
c. I honestly can’t tell the difference
If you answered more A’s then you have a cool undertone. Cool girls should stick with makeup shades that has hues of blue, green, grey and pink as these shades naturally look better with you undertone and will help in matching your foundation.
If you answered more B’s then you have a warm undertone. Warm girls makeup shades with hues of orange, yellow and red as these shades naturally look better with you undertone and will help you match your foundation perfectly.
If you answered more C’s then you have a neutral undertone. You are the perfect mixture of tones and all shades generally look good on you. This also means when shopping for foundation you should be looking for the undertone “neutral”.
Why does it matter?
It’s important to know your skin’s undertone because it helps you in finding the makeup that goes best with your skin tone. If you have warm undertones then makeup with cool tones will make you look dull and grey. For cool undertone girls, warm tones will make you look orange. Your skin’s undertone plays a huge roll in what makeup looks good on you and matches your skin perfectly. This helps with finding eye shadows, foundations, concealers and even lip sticks. You can find that some makeup companies will make the same shades of a foundation but create those shades in both cool and warm undertones. Same with blushes.source: bareminerals
Try this trick
Try applying the foundation to your wrist and take a picture with the flash. This shows you exactly how the foundations undertone looks up against yours. If it looks like it has the same undertone and shade then you’ve found your match.