Nubian Skin Skin-tones

It may be hard to pick from our beautiful skin-tones, so we have created a handy little guide for you.




Foundation Matching Guide


You know what they say, “The darker the berry…” Berry is the darkest Nubian Skin shade.


Mac NW50
Iman Earth 6
Blackup HC 14
Laura Mercier Espresso
Bobbi Brown Espresso 10
Yves Saint Laurent Le Teint in Beige 90





A little bit sweet and little bit spicy, Cinnamon is our medium-dark shade.


Mac N8/N9/NW45/NW47
Iman Earth 3-4
Bobbi Brown Warm Walnut
Yves Saint Laurent Le Teint in Beige 80
Nars Macao





Caramel is our medium-light shade. The name conjures up images of all sorts of sweet, golden goodness, and this colour is just as irresistible.

Bobbi Brown skin foundation – Golden
YSL Le Teint Touche Eclat Foundation – Beige 70
Estée Lauder Double Wear – Toasted toffee
MAC Matchmaster – 7
Smash Box Studio Skin – 4.1
Bare Minerals – Warm Tan / Golden Tan
Revlon Photoready – 010 Caramel





More parts cream than coffee, Café au Lait is our lightest shade.


Bobbi Brown – Warm Honey
Lancome – 06 Beige Cannelle
Estée Lauder – Rich Caramel 5W2
Benefit Hello Flawless Oxygen Wow – Amber
Chanel Perfection Luminar – 50


Please note that the description and foundation guide above are only guidelines. The ultimate responsibility for choosing a skin-tone is with you as the customer. In addition, please note that your skin-tone may change in different seasons.