Finding your foundation match lies in this strange part of your face

Depending on who you ask, you will carefully learn a whole new way to find your perfect base game. The chances are that their methods will be about as complicated as putting it on the middle finger of your index finger under a black light at exactly 12:03 p.m. while you sing the alphabet back in French. Add to determine your undertones there, and you have a comprehensive foundation-matching business. Fortunately, Nam Vo, a New York City-based makeup artist who has taken Instagram by storm this year, has an easy way to find your nuance. The reason behind it makes so much sense that you wonder why you did not think about it first.

Instead of matching the shadow of your foundation to the usual places people list of – like your jaw, neck or back of your hand – Vo suggests putting it on the highest point of your cheekbone, the same place where you sweep on highlighter. She regards this area as "median" skin tone in your skin tone.

Think of your face like a burnt piece of toast. The circumference of your face, including the forehead and chin, is the darkest due to sun exposure. So matching your ground to your jaw can look too dark when it blends all over your face. On the other hand, the middle of the face is easier – the high points in your cheekbones are the part of your face with the least discoloration and true to your skin tone.

The same thought process applies to Katie Jane Hughes concealer-matching tricks. She finds her perfect shade by inserting the eyebrow into the area between the nose and your apple's apple, as it is that part of the face with least redness. In other words, "it's the most neutral tone of your face," she said attract.

With all this in mind, you will see the most flattering of you, no matter what basic shadow that matches the high edge of your child. It will not be too bright, too dark, too pink or too yellow. "It's the middle of the road," adds Vo.

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