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Every foundation I ever tried was orange!

Hey everyone!

I am always on the lookout for new foundations to try, but whenever I get the product, it is orange! This happens with warm, neutral, and even cool shades. 
It’s not even that I have cool undertones, I have green looking veins, tan, and orange lip gloss looks great on me. But why does every foundation I try do that? This is still a problem when I buy from inclusive brands like Fenty and Haus Labs.

Does anyone have recommendations for complexion products that don’t run super orange?

Re: Every foundation I ever tried was orange!

Hey @Sam013 , I remember you asked a similar question... Have you tried using a blue color corrector at all?  It should help cancel out the orange based on color theory.  There aren't a lot of olive foundations (although I'm seeing the wording more in descriptions) and depending on their base mix, a neutral foundation might still lean towards orange or yellow.

Re: Every foundation I ever tried was orange!

@danielledanielle,

sorry, I forgot 😅, it’s been a while…

I’ll definitely get that color corrector!

thanks!

Re: Every foundation I ever tried was orange!

@Sam013, hope it helps and NP!

 

Also @DavidBD , one of the Sephora Beauty Directors, did a great video with Natasha about medium and olive tones on the Sephora YouTube channel.

 

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It's called Foundation Matching for Medium and Olive Skin tones if you want to check it out.

 

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