Have you ever looted a good friend's makeup kit, hoping to find something that you can try out—only to realize that none of her makeup shades suit you? If you're actually a dusky-toned morena and your friend's a porcelain-skinned mestiza, then it's perfectly normal not to be able to swap beauty products! Different skin tones and facial features call for different shades of makeup, and what will look good on you may not always work on your best friend (and vice versa).

To help you find the best makeup colors, makeup artists Ianne Evangelista, Sabs Hernandez, and Erica Saenz offer fool-proof tips and tricks—whether you're morena, chinita, or mestiza.

Here's to a gorgeous you, FNites!


(First published in the July 2007 issue of Good Housekeeping Philippines, Good looks section as "Everyday Makeup;" photos by Ken Go; makeup by Ianne Evangelista [mestiza], Sabs Hernandez [morena], and Erica Saenz [chinita]; adapted for use in Female Network)


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