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10/1/09

Indian Skin tones






The first thing you should know is that skin tones are divided into 3 categories: Cool, Neutral and Warm.
Cool-- Veins on underside of wrist are more blue, look better in silver jewelry, look great in white and cool colors.
Neutral-- Veins are neither totally green nor blue, look good in both silver and gold jewelry, and both warm and cool colors.
Warm-- Veins are green, look good in gold jewelry, look great in cream color.
Now, here's my classification of Indian skin tones, fully knowing I might totally miss the bull's eye.


Cool (Fair)
  • Aishwarya Rai
  • Dia Mirza
  • Kareena Kapoor












Cool (Medium)

  • Genelia D'souza
  • Freida Pinto





Cool (Dark)
  • Konkona Sen











Neutral ( Fair)

  • Preity Zinta
  • Lara Dutta





Neutral (Medium)
  • Deepika Padukone
  • Priyanka Chopra
  • Rani Mukherjee











    Neutral (Dark)

    • Carol Gracias
    • Bipasha Basu









    Warm (Fair)

    • Kalki Koechlin





                          
    Warm (Medium)
    • Kajol






    Warm (Dark)

    • Nina Manuel


    The best foundations for Indian skin tones are L'oreal True Match, Revlon Colorstay, and MAC Studio Fix Fluid, because you will easily find your shade from their wide range of blendable shades.

    DBA ^_^



    10 comments:

    1. I'm LOVING revlon colorstay so much. The color just melts into my skin. :)

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    2. Good post, but I think Preity falls under Cool fair and Aish under Neutral Fair. And Deepika is much darker in real life, she would be a warm medium. I'm a warm medium ( I think).

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    3. Cynthia Which shade do u use in MAC Studio Fix Fluid, Loreal True Match and Revlon colorstay foundation???
      I have same skin tone like urs so wanna ur shade number plzzz

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    4. Silverstargirl- I'm NC25 n Mac, Loreal True Match- I think a sandy beige shade, Revlon Colorstay- Warm Golden

      ♥xx♥

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    5. I'm pretty much exactly kajol's color. What shades would you recommend in both? Does india have different shades than here? I'm going to india this summer... should I get foundation there?

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    6. I need to find my true color so bad, it;s not even funny. My face always comes out looking like a different person's head. How do i test? Can I send you a picture of mine and you can tell me?

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    7. Hi, I think I am Cool Medium or Neutral Medium. my complexion looks different on different days, depending on climate. I am still looking for a good match to my skin. What brand would you recommend. I tried MAC in a store and thought this is it, but when I tried the sample at home on my own it didn't look right.

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    8. Very nicely Described I use MAC Studio Fix .. Thanks

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    9. wow!this is the perfect description of indian skin shades. thxx..

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