We're not going to sugarcoat it: Finding the perfect foundation for your skin tone is hard. Especially when you don't have the expertise of a seasoned makeup artist to help you. And the stakes are high, too. Because if you pick the wrong shade, you could easily end up looking like a corpse. Or worse: an Oompa Loompa.
So, to take the fear factor out of the task, we asked our in-house beauty pro, Taylor, to school us on foundation tones. Watch as she tests different colors, offers tips and tricks for knowing the difference between a variety of tones and just generally instills you with the confidence you need to choose the perfect-fit foundation for your face.