Best Makeup Shades for Your Skin Tone
When it comes to beauty, there are few things more challenging than finding the best hues for your complexion. You've definitely spotted someone wearing foundation two shades too dark, or frosty lipstick with pale blush, or flashy shadows that just don't suit their eyes. We like to think of makeup as a form of self-expression. To get you started, we've compiled a run-down of the best shades for every skin tone.

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Fair - Light Skin Tones
Your skin is usually compared to porcelain or alabaster. Your complexion is so fair that even the palest pigments will stand on it. Coral, pink and peach are your best friends when it comes to makeup, but don't rule out makeup with yellow undertones. These shades soften the impact of pigment against your skin (and will let you experiment with bronze hues you might have otherwise avoided).
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Medium - Olive Skin Tones
Admittedly, medium is a wide spectrum of skin tones. If you fall into this category, your skin has more pigment than your fair friends but not as much warmth as those with olive skin. The reason we've grouped these skin tones together is that they tend to benefit from the same makeup shades: bronze, caramel, chocolate, as well as flashes of lavender, rose and peach (and plenty of highlighter)
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Deep Skin Tones
Deep skin tones are rich in pigment, which means they can hold plenty of highly pigmented, hues. From statement-making brights to fluttery pastels, deep skin tones tend to shine with color. We say go bold, experiment with shimmery cosmetics, unexpected pops of pigment and warm metallics.
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