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My skin colour won't go back, help!

(8 Posts)
BlueButTrue Wed 11-Oct-17 16:44:31

Still a deep tan and it's been weeks since I've seen the sun.

I'm naturally olive but my 'Summer glow' just isn't fading.

This is all well and good but my foundation is £30+ and I've run out of my Summer one, which is still perfect for my skin colour at the moment.

But I don't want to buy another one for my usual, normal colour to come back within 3/4 weeks confused

What do I do? Just buy the Summer colour again and if my normal skin colour comes back before it runs out, grit my teeth and buy my usual shade?

Thanks all flowers

neveradullmoment99 Wed 11-Oct-17 16:50:13

You could get a foundation lightner if your skin goes back to its normal shade.

neveradullmoment99 Wed 11-Oct-17 16:51:16

like this

neveradullmoment99 Wed 11-Oct-17 16:51:42

Then you just mix it in with your regular foundation smile

BlueButTrue Wed 11-Oct-17 16:52:24

never thank you, would it work as well as my normal shade though?

My usual shade is very yellowish, this one I'm wearing isn't quite etc .

It's Estée Lauder in shade Rattan (my usual one)

neveradullmoment99 Wed 11-Oct-17 16:56:24

I am sure it would just make it paler. I use a face atellier foundation and they do mixes to make foundation darker/lighter but its all the same brand. I havent used them but that is how i know you can buy such a thing. Not sure if estee lauder do mixes to add. Maybe worth asking at the counter? Failing that you could mix some moisturiser with it and that in itself would make it more your skin colour as it gets lighter.

neveradullmoment99 Wed 11-Oct-17 16:57:11

I have done that when the foundation i have bought has been too dark!

banivani Thu 12-Oct-17 07:34:41

Or pigment drops to make your light foundation darker?

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