How to Find Your Skin Tone

Today we’re talking about how to figure out your skin tones and undertones! Are you cool or warm? I’ll walk you through some DIY tests, show how to swatch foundation, and explain what Sephora’s ColorIQ numbers mean. No more mismatched foundation colors!

Sephora ColorIQ system:

ColorIQ Shade Chart:


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This video was shot with a Canon 70D camera with the Canon EF 24-105mm f4L lens and edited with Final Cut Pro X. I record audio on the Zoom H4N (2015 edition) – and light everything with the Ardinbir Photography 500W 5400K Ring Light –

I purchased all products used in this video. All opinions are my own.

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