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    Even the lightest foundation shades are too dark! Suggestions?

    I've tried drugstore foundations, and they're all too dark for me and there is always an odd contrast between my neck and face. I recently tried MakeupForEver HD foundation in 115 "Ivory" and even that is too dark for me. I'm getting kind of hopeless, nothing seems to match and I have no idea what other brands to try...Any suggestions would be helpful!
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    Re: Even the lightest foundation shades are too dark! Suggestions?

    Did you try the HD 110?
    I have similar problems. Someone on here suggested finding "neutral" shaded foundation.
    I swear we need to start some sort of campaign for pale skinned people. Even in England, land of pasty white people, I had trouble finding light enough foundation.
    It's madness!
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    Re: Even the lightest foundation shades are too dark! Suggestions?

    Lots of info about this if you do a search, here's the main thread...

    http://www.specktra.net/forum/f167/p...dations-62089/

    Other 'Porcelain Beauties' threads are also stickied in the Cosmetic Discussion section.

    HTH!

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    Re: Even the lightest foundation shades are too dark! Suggestions?

    know that problem
    star gazer and some other brands do have a white foundation to mix it with oder foundations - you should try that!

    hope that helps!
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    Re: Even the lightest foundation shades are too dark! Suggestions?

    Illamasqua do really pale foundations - I use 100 and 105. *I never found a foundation before that matched me before this brand, I always had to mix mine with Stargazer white.* I think their website ships to the US now if you're from there!..
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    Re: Even the lightest foundation shades are too dark! Suggestions?

    I agree that you can mix with white! Find a foundation with a formula you like that has the right undertones and mix with a white foundation. The cheapest white foundations can be found at theatre/costume shops. Keep in mind that you need to stick with matching formulas.. don't mix something with oil with an oil-free foundation! I do this 90% of the time (only a few brands have a close enough match to not mix!).

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    Re: Even the lightest foundation shades are too dark! Suggestions?

    jemma kidd ultra fair is the best I've found

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    The lightest I've ever found is Loreal True Match Alabaster C1

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    I always mix the lightest coloured foundations with some white foundation from Stargazer.

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    In MUFE, I would try HD 110 or Mat Velvet+ 15. If you have yellow undertones, you could try NARS sheer glow in Siberia. Also, Kat Von D tattoo concealer in Porcelain mixed with a little moisturizer makes a surprisingly gorgeous foundation! HTH
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    Check out NARS Mont Blanc and Siberia.

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