Finding the right foundation shade is never easy and those with a brown complexion know the struggle all too well. The result was often an unnatural orange finish or an ashy complexion. Luckily, things are thankfully changing and about time to and brands are finally starting to get it right by catering to all skin tones. To do so, it's important to understand your skin undertone.
10 Best Foundations (Reviews) for Asian Skin Tone - Update
The art of foundation matching is harder than it looks. As an Asian woman, I can attest to how hard it is to find a formula that fits your skin tone to a T. Some brands still operate under the assumption that all Asians have the same skin tone very much not true. It all boils down to your undertone. While people with cool undertones have a pink or blue hue to them, people with warm undertones carry yellow or olive hues to their skin. In any case, remember that not all Asian skin is created equal. You might even want to mix a couple shades to create the perfect blend.
Best Yellow Based Foundations and Brands (2020 Update)
Yellow, Gorgeous! Here are all of your questions about yellow based foundation, answered. In this post, I will also recommend some of the best foundations for yellow undertones out on the market.
If you're non-white, finding a foundation that fits you can be like an uphill battle. Although plenty of brands have recently diversified their shade ranges, undertones tend to be a thing that many brands still get wrong when making foundation for POC. This can be a particular issue if you're Asian, because undertone is key. You're typically going to want to choose a foundation with a yellow base, as opposed to a pink base.