HD Foundation and Concealer for medium Olive skintone

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Loonii
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HD Foundation and Concealer for medium Olive skintone

Post by Loonii » Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:16 pm

I am considering the HD N50 foundation and HD#5 concealer.
I am in Canada so would prefer to order a full size as shipping costs are very high.

Can you tell me if I am in the right ball park for a very olive complexion. I am not very warm...but more of a neutral green with cool yellow rather than neutral peach. In clothing, I look best in cool bright colours, warm lavenders, pinks and jewel toned blues. In makeup I look best in lavender toned pinks on lips. Most colours tend to go too warm or orange on my skin. Can't do anything remotely orange or mustard or warm red! I can wear some coral pinks. I can wear almost any shade of bronze on eyes but need something pink or lavender with it.

Can anyone give me some advice or post some swatches. I can always tweak with some green and brown but would prefer to get a good base tone to begin with.

sorry I don't have photos or a cell phone.
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Re: HD Foundation and Concealer for medium Olive skintone

Post by JenW » Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:10 am

Loonii wrote:I am considering the HD N50 foundation and HD#5 concealer.
I am in Canada so would prefer to order a full size as shipping costs are very high.

Can you tell me if I am in the right ball park for a very olive complexion. I am not very warm...but more of a neutral green with cool yellow rather than neutral peach. In clothing, I look best in cool bright colours, warm lavenders, pinks and jewel toned blues. In makeup I look best in lavender toned pinks on lips. Most colours tend to go too warm or orange on my skin. Can't do anything remotely orange or mustard or warm red! I can wear some coral pinks. I can wear almost any shade of bronze on eyes but need something pink or lavender with it.

Can anyone give me some advice or post some swatches. I can always tweak with some green and brown but would prefer to get a good base tone to begin with.

sorry I don't have photos or a cell phone.
In reading this, I am wondering if you need to try the cooler shades? They will have very little yellow.
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Re: HD Foundation and Concealer for medium Olive skintone

Post by Loonii » Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:16 pm

Turns out best match is a mix of N30 and C40 (NC35).
N40 was too yellow.
And the P30 concealer is a great match. P20 for brightening.

For summer, I only wear a little zinc, concealer and powder.
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