Choosing the perfect foundation is a notoriously difficult task—especially when you’re shopping online. More often than not, it takes tons of trial-and-error to find The One. Luckily, this is where BeautyMNL steps in! Allow our shade-matching guide to narrow down your search. Whether you’re pale, tan, or somewhere in between, we assure you a match made in heaven. Now, let’s get swatching!

SWATCH GUIDE:

1. Maybelline Fit Me Matte Powder in Classic Ivory is a cool, pink-toned alabaster. Shop it here.
2. Human Nature Perfect Coverage Foundation in Almond is a light beige with just a touch of pink. Shop it here.
3. Detail Mineral Pressed Powder in Natural has peachy-pink undertones. When blended out, you can barely tell it apart from Classic Ivory and Almond. Shop it here.

SWATCH GUIDE:

1. Maybelline Fit Me Matte Powder in Buff Beige is a light-medium beige with peachy undertones. Shop it here.
2. Human Nature Perfect Coverage Foundation in Honey has strong yellow undertones when first applied, but resembles Buff Beige and Shell when blended out. Shop it here.
3. Pink Sugar Dual Finish Face Powder in Shell, is a peachy beige just like like Buff Beige. However, it’s noticeably more neutral. Shop it here.

SWATCH GUIDE:

1. Maybelline Fit Me Matte Powder in Natural Beige is a medium beige with warm yellow undertones. Shop it here.
2. Detail Mineral Pressed Powder in Sandy Beige has a little more yellow in it than Natural Beige. But the two shades are nearly identical when blended out. Shop it here.
3. L’Oréal Paris Pro-Matte 16HR Powder in Nude Beige has equal parts yellow and peach undertones. When blended out, it looks surprisingly similar to Natural Beige and Sandy Beige. Shop it here.

SWATCH GUIDE:

1. Maybelline Fit Me Matte Powder in True Beige has strong peach undertones. But don’t worry if you’re warm-skinned—its yellow undertones shine through when blended out. Shop it here.
2. L’Oréal Paris Pro-Matte 16HR Powder in True Beige is a slightly more neutral version of True Beige. Shop it here.
3. Pink Sugar Dual Finish Face Powder in Natural Beige is a bit lighter than the Maybelline and L’Oréal shades due to its yellower undertones. Shop it here.

SWATCH GUIDE:

1. Maybelline Fit Me Matte Powder in Natural Buff is medium-toned shade with cool, yellow undertones. Shop it here.
2. L’Oréal Paris Pro-Matte 16HR Powder in Natural Beige looks exactly like Natural Buff on the skin, blended or not. Shop it here.
3. Pink Sugar Dual Finish Face Powder in Medium Beige has more orange in it than Natural Buff and Natural Beige, making it ideal for warmer complexions. Shop it here.

SWATCH GUIDE:

1. Maybelline Fit Me Matte Powder in Pure Beige is a warm tan with a peachy undertone. Shop it here.
2. Human Nature Perfect Coverage Foundation in Caramel is more neutral-toned than Pure Beige, making it perfect for both warm and cool complexions. Shop it here.
3. L’Oréal Paris Pro-Matte 16HR Powder in Sun Beige is the most cool-toned of the bunch. But when you blend it out, you won’t be able to tell it apart from Pure Beige and Caramel. Shop it here.

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