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BEAUTY ADVICE

WHAT MONOCHROMATIC LOOK IS RIGHT FOR YOUR SKIN UNDERTONE

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Monochromatic Makeup Tips for Warm, Cool and Neutral Undertones

If you have warm undertones, makeup shades such as peach, gold, khaki green or brown will give you a naturally glowing skin. If you have cool undertones, makeup shades such as blue, purple, pink and silver are the safest choice. If you have a neutral undertone, you are in luck! Both warm and cool colours can flatter your complexion.

Choosing the Best Makeup Colours for Your Skin Undertones

If you choose the right monochromatic makeup for your skin tone, your makeup will look flattering and natural. If you select the wrong shade, your monochromatic makeup look may make you look sick, washed out and cakey.

How to Find your Skin Undertone

Before settling upon a dominant monochromatic colour, start by a skin undertone test. The first skin undertone test is to expose your wrists under natural light. If your veins are greenish, you are most likely warm-toned. If your veins lean more towards blue or purple, you are cool-toned. If you cannot decide between blue, green or purple, then you most likely have neutral undertones.

Monochromatic Makeup Tips for Warm, Cool and Neutral Undertones

If you have warm undertones, makeup shades such as peach, gold, khaki green or brown will give you a naturally glowing skin. If you have cool undertones, makeup shades such as blue, purple, pink and silver are the safest choice. If you have a neutral undertone, you are in luck! Both warm and cool colours can flatter your complexion.

Mauve Monochromatic Makeup for Cool Undertones

Mauve monochromatic makeup is especially flattering for those with cooler undertones. True to monochromatic makeup convention, you want to make sure that your eye shadow has a lighter tint than your lip makeup, and that your blush has an even lighter tint. Thus, starting your monochromatic makeup routine with the lipstick application first, in order to ensure that your eye shadow and blush to have a comparatively lighter tint.

To pull off this look, use the Maybelline lip liner Color Sensational Shaping Lip Liner in Magnetic Mauve and the SuperStay Matte Ink Lipstick in Lover. For your lids, use Maybelline’s eyeshadow palette City Mini Palette Chill Brunch Neutrals; use the vibrant violet shade as the single wash of colour all over your lid and crease. To give your monochromatic eye makeup a fresh and neat look, work with Maybelline’s Master Precise Ink Metallic Liquid Eyeliner in Violet Nova. Finally, give your look a three-dimensional and satin finish with Maybelline’s blush and highlighter Face Studio Master Blush Colour & Highlighting Kit.

Bronze Monochromatic Makeup for Warm Undertones

Bronze monochromatic makeup instinctively enhances the complexion of those with warm undertones. To achieve this glowing skin look, use Maybelline’s City Mini Palette in Rooftop Bronzes eyeshadow palette, Master Precise Ink Metallic Liquid Liner in Stellar Sand, Superstay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick in Loyalist, and Color Sensational Shaping Lip Liner in Nude Whisperer. To create the alluring sun kissed makeup look, complete your bronze monochromatic makeup look with Maybelline’s Face Studio Master Strobing Liquid Illuminating Highlighterin Light Iridescent.

Desiring a sun kissed monocratic makeup look but you have cool undertones? While you should absolutely stay away from bronze makeup with yellow or brown hues, bronze makeup tinted with pink hues can provide you with the perfect alternative.

Peach Monochromatic Makeup Look for Warm and Cool Undertones

Peach makeup is probably one of the biggest 2017 beauty trends. While peach makeup is a flattering shade for those with warm-undertones, Maybelline has what it takes for you to create the perfectly natural peachy glow, even with cool undertones.

If you have warm undertones, use the soft coral and glitter peach shades of the Maybelline City Mini Palette in Downtown Sunrise. If you have cool undertones, add the pale pink and glitter pink shades from your Downtown Sunrise eye shadow palette, in addition to the peach eye shadow base. To give your monochromatic eye makeup an edgy, dramatic finish, use the Maybelline Master Precise Metallic Liner in Solar Gold. To balance the metallic, shimmery eye makeup, go matte with your lips and choose the universally flattering Color Sensational Shaping Lip liner in Dusty Rose and the Superstay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick in Dreamer.

If you have warm undertones, complete the look by adding touch of dimension with the Face Studio Master Chrome Metallic Highlighter in Molten Gold. If you have cool undertones, complete your monochromatic peach makeup look with Face Studio Master Strobing Liquid Illuminating Highlighter in Light Iridescent.

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