The three biggest foundation myths we need to quit believing.

It’s probably not an overstatement to say many women wear foundation most days of their life.

As far as beauty products go, foundation is the ultimate staple. It’s the pair of jeans in every woman’s wardrobe. It’s the sandwich in every kid’s lunchbox. You get the drift.

So when speaking to Shev Kelly, Global Makeup Artist for Napoleon Perdis, it was a little surprising to hear that many of the universal truths about foundation I’ve held dear, well, aren’t exactly true. Total myths.

Testing the foundation colour on the back of your hand? Baaaddd idea, apparently. There’s another place you need to be checking it.

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Video by: Nia Nguyen