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Can you help me, please? I've tried many foundations but they are usually too pink or slide away too quickly...or break up and just make my face look...dirty! I have light skin with yellow undertones and very oily t zone. Thank you!
Nars Sheer Glow in Siberia is very light and yellow toned. But on me at least, it does not stay in place, breaking by about 4pm, and it transfers super easily.
Too Faced Born This Way in Swan is worth a look - bit darker than Siberia but stays in place more. Medium coverage.
I'm super pale, neutral toned and have tried loads of foundations recently to try and find 'the one'. ELDW is the best foundation in my opinion but the palest shades 1N0 and 1CO just don't go pale enough for me.
The ordinary, cover fx, smashbox, NYX, mac all have a good range of yellow undertoned foundations. I've got yellow undertones and I'm noticing a lot of the high street brands tend to be on the neutral side, which will look slightly odd and pinkish on you, not as odd as an actual pink undertone though!
I've found The Ordinary "Y" foundation to have the best most natural yellow undertone I've found. I wear 2.1Y but there are lots of light shades. And it's only £6!
I have yellow undertones - I double wear I am Rattan in the winter and Tawny with a bit of a tan. In Mac Studio wear I am NC25. Can't really comment on oily skin as mine is fairly normal but bourgeois and L'Oréal also do several shades of foundation for yellow undertones.
I think SHeer Glow is best applied with clean fingers, it benefits from the body heat. I don’t use it, it doesn’t work on my skin, no matter whether I use fingers, brush or sponge. I tried it because I thought it would be sheer and dewy, like the name suggests. Not so much. The colours were good though. I’ve seen reviews from oily skinned folks and they’ve been pretty positive.
Bourgeois do some great products. My current favourite, though, is Maybelline Fit Me stick foundation. It is really easy to blend and the core is anti-shine powder, so it lasts much much longer on my T zone than other foundations I've tried
I'm using Buff Beige 130 - I'm pale but with a tan, so that might not be the right shade for you
Have you tried bourjoise healthy mix foundation, they have mostly yellow undertones in all of their foundation ranges. I have combination skin oily that gets both oily and dry and I find the healthy mix foundation doesn’t break up or slide off my skin personally, and the coverage is light medium for the amount I apply but can be built up.