Clinique foundation shades: find your Clinique Even Better shade

Clinique foundation shades

Are you looking for your Clinique foundation shade? In this Clinique shade finder, we’ll show you which Clinique Even Better foundation shade is right for your skin tone.

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Frequently asked questions about Clinique foundation shades

Question: What do the letters “WN” and “CN” in Clinique shade names mean?

Answer: Clinique uses the abbreviations “WN” and “CN” to represent “warm-neutral” and “cool-neutral”. For example, WN 04 Bone is a shade with warm-neutral undertones and will fit skin tones with warm or neutral undertones. Similarly, CN 08 Linen is a shade with cool-neutral undertones and will fit someone with cool or neutral undertones.

Question: Which Clinique Even Better foundation shades are for fair skin?

Clinique foundation shades fair shades

Answer: The Clinique Even Better foundation shades for fair skin are:

  • CN 0.5 Shell
  • CN 0.75 Custard
  • WN 01 Flax
  • CN 02 Breeze
  • WN 04 Bone
  • CN 08 Linen
  • CN 10 Alabaster
  • WN 12 Meringue
  • WN 16 Buff
  • CN 18 Cream Whip
  • CN 20 Fair
  • CN 28 Ivory
  • CN 29 Bisque
  • WN 30 Biscuit
  • WN 38 Stone
  • CN 40 Cream Chamois

Question: I’m MAC NC40. Which Clinique Even Better shade should I wear?

NC40
MAC NC40 (see more MAC NC40 foundation matches/equivalents).

Answer: Try WN 76 Toasted Wheat, a medium shade with warm-neutral undertones.

Clinique Even Better foundation in Toasted Wheat
Clinique Even Better WN 76 Toasted Wheat

Question: What are the Clinique Even Better foundations?

Answer: Clinique has 4 different foundations in their Even Better line. They are:

  1. Clinique Even Better Makeup with SPF 15 (bestselling medium coverage foundation for all skin types, and what we are reviewing below)
  2. Clinique Even Better Clinical Serum foundation with SPF 25 (full coverage and for oily skin)
  3. Clinique Even Better Glow with SPF 15 (medium coverage foundation for dry and combination skin)
  4. Clinique Even Better Refresh (light coverage foundation for dry and very dry skin)

Clinique Even Better foundation review

The Clinique Even Better foundation is an excellent choice for people looking for a multi-tasking foundation that do more than just cover. Here’s what you need to know about this top-selling foundation:

Clinique Even Better foundation
  • it has buildable light-medium coverage and a lightweight feel
  • is sweat and transfer-proof
  • looks extremely natural with a radiant finish
  • long-lasting coverage that looks good all day
  • contains skincare ingredients that promise to fade dark spots
  • contains broad spectrum mineral sunscreen SPF 15 (titanium dioxide and zinc oxide)
  • suitable for all skin types, including oily skin. For very oily skin however, we recommend the Clinique Even Better Clinical Serum foundation which contains salicylic acid and more coverage.
  • available in 56 different shades!
  • affordable — depending on the shade, it’s about $11 – $27 on Amazon

How to use this Clinique shade finder

First look for your skin tone depth (Very Fair, Fair, Light-Medium, Medium, Medium-Deep and Deep).

Then find your undertone (Warm-Neutral or Cool-Neutral) to find your right Clinique foundation shade.

Clinique foundation shades

Very Fair Shades

Very Fair, Cool-Neutral

Clinique Even Better CN 0.5 Shell
  • Clinique Even Better CN 0.75 Custard is a very fair shade with cool-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better CN 0.75 Custard
Clinique Even Better CN 02 Breeze

Very Fair, Warm-Neutral

Clinique Even Better WN 01 Flax

Fair Shades

Fair, Warm-Neutral

Clinique Even Better WN 04 Bone
Clinique Even Better WN 12 Meringue
  • Clinique Even Better WN 16 Buff is a fair shade with warm-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better WN 16 Buff
  • Clinique Even Better WN 30 Biscuit is a fair shade with warm-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better WN 30 Biscuit

Fair, Cool-Neutral

  • Clinique Even Better CN 08 Linen is a fair shade with cool-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better CN 08 Linen
  • Clinique Even Better CN 10 Alabaster is a fair shade with cool-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better CN 10 Alabaster
Clinique Even Better CN 18 Cream Whip
  • Clinique Even Better CN 20 Fair is a fair shade with cool-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better CN 20 Fair
  • Clinique Even Better CN 28 Ivory is a fair shade with cool-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better CN 28 Ivory
  • Clinique Even Better CN 29 Bisque is a fair shade with cool-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better CN 29 Bisque

Light-Medium Shades

Light-Medium, Warm-Neutral

Clinique Even Better WN 38 Stone
  • Clinique Even Better WN 44 Tea is a light-medium shade with warm-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better WN 44 Tea
Clinique Even Better WN 46 Golden Neutral

Light-Medium, Cool-Neutral

  • Clinique Even Better CN 40 Cream Chamois is a light-medium shade with cool-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better CN 40 Cream Chamois

Medium Shades

Medium, Warm-Neutral

Clinique Even Better WN 48 Oat
  • Clinique Even Better WN 54 Honey Wheat is a medium shade with warm-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better WN 54 Honey Wheat
  • Clinique Even Better WN 56 Cashew is a medium shade with warm-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better WN 56 Cashew
  • Clinique Even Better WN 69 Cardamom is a medium shade with warm-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better WN 69 Cardamom
Clinique Even Better WN 76 Toasted Wheat

Medium, Cool-Neutral

Clinique Even Better CN 52 Neutral
Clinique Even Better CN 58 Honey
Clinique Even Better CN 62 Porcelain Beige
  • Clinique Even Better CN 70 Vanilla is a medium shade with cool-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better CN 70 Vanilla
  • Clinique Even Better CN 74 Beige is a medium shade with cool-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better CN 74 Beige
  • Clinique Even Better CN 78 Nutty is a medium shade with cool-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better CN 78 Nutty

Medium-Deep Shades

Medium-Deep, Warm-Neutral

Clinique Even Better WN 80 Tawnied Beige
  • Clinique Even Better WN 82 Latte is a medium-deep shade with warm-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better WN 82 Latte
Clinique Even Better WN 92 Toasted Almond
Clinique Even Better WN 94 Deep Neutral
  • Clinique Even Better WN 96 Chai is a medium-deep shade with warm-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better WN 96 Chai
  • Clinique Even Better WN 98 Cream Caramel is a medium-deep shade with warm-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better WN 98 Cream Caramel

Medium-Deep, Cool-Neutral

  • Clinique Even Better CN 90 Sand is a medium-deep shade with cool-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better CN 90 Sand

Deep Shades

Deep, Warm-Neutral

Clinique Even Better WN 100 Deep Honey
  • Clinique Even Better WN 104 Toffee is a deep shade with warm-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better WN 104 Toffee
  • Clinique Even Better WN 110 Chestnut is a deep shade with warm-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better WN 110 Chestnut
  • Clinique Even Better WN 112 Ginger is a deep shade with warm-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better WN 112 Ginger
Clinique Even Better WN 114 Golden
Clinique Even Better WN 115.5 Mocha
Clinique Even Better WN 118 Amber
  • Clinique Even Better WN 120 Pecan is a deep shade with warm-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better WN 120 Pecan
  • Clinique Even Better WN 122 Clove is a deep shade with warm-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better WN 122 Clove
  • Clinique Even Better WN 124 Sienna is a deep shade with warm-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better WN 124 Sienna
  • Clinique Even Better WN 125 Mahogany is a deep shade with warm-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better WN 125 Mahogany

Deep, Cool-Neutral

Clinique Even Better CN 113 Sepia
  • Clinique Even Better CN 116 Spice is a deep shade with cool-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better CN 116 Spice
  • Clinique Even Better CN 126 Espresso is a deep shade with cool-neutral undertones:
Clinique Even Better CN 126 Espresso
  • Clinique Even Better CN 127 Truffle is a deep shade with cool-neutral undertones. This is the deepest shade:
Clinique Even Better CN 127 Truffle

Clinique Even Better foundation shade chart

Clinique Even Better foundation shade chart fair shades
Clinique Even Better foundation shade chart light-medium shades
Clinique Even Better foundation shade chart medium shades
Clinique Even Better foundation shade chart deep shades

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