Figure out if your skin has more of a red or yellow undertone, then use the opposite for balance. Yellow undertones in foundations can create a chalky
appearance on dark skin (so can titanium dioxide), so ask for help at the counter if you’re unsure.
If your skin is…
Oily: Oily skin actually needs hydration, so shop for formulas with the words “hydra” and “oil-free.” Choose a fluid foundation (they need to be shaken and mixed) or a tinted moisturizer and apply only where needed.