Maybelline Foundation Finder: What the Numbers Mean and Finding Your Perfect Shade

Updated: 5/16/2022

What Maybelline Foundation/Concealer Shade Am I?

Are you looking for the right Maybelline Fit Me foundation or concealer shade?

Ever wonder what the difference is between shades Ivory 115 and Classic Ivory 120? (Answer: see our shade guide on Maybelline’s “Ivory” shades.)

Which skin tone would Sun Beige 310 work for? (Answer: medium skin tones that are around MAC NC40.)

In this Maybelline shade guide, we’ll show you what each Fit Me shade looks like and how to pick the correct matching concealer shade.

Looking For Your Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Concealer Shade?

Go to our Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Concealer shade guide to find your correct shade.

Maybelline Fit Me Basics

Maybelline Fit Me also comes in a Dewy + Smooth version for normal/dry skin

If you are not familiar with the awesome Maybelline Fit Me line of foundation, then here’s what you need to know about this bestselling foundation:

In Depth Reviews

Want to learn more? See our reviews of Maybelline’s Fit Me foundations:

Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation Review (for oily, combination and normal skin)

Maybelline Fit Me Dewy + Smooth Foundation Review (for dry, normal skin)

How to Find the Perfect Maybelline Fit Me Foundation and Concealer Shade

To use this shade guide, look for your skin tone depth (Fair, Light, Medium, Medium-Dark, Dark and Deep).

Then find your undertone (Pink, Yellow, Neutral) to find your perfect shade.

FAIR SKIN SHADES

Fair, Pink

Fair Ivory 105

Fit Me Foundation shade: Fair Ivory 105 (fair, pink skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 01 Cool Ivory

Fair, Yellow

fair porcelain 102
Fair Porcelain 102

Fit Me Foundation shade: Fair Porcelain 102 (fair, yellow skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: –

porcelain 110
Porcelain 110

Fit Me Foundation shade: Porcelain 110 (fair, yellow skin) about MAC NC15 (see more foundation matches for this shade)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 05 Ivory

Fair, Neutral

Natural ivory 112
Natural Ivory 112

Fit Me Foundation shade: Natural Ivory 112 (fair, neutral skin), about NW15 (see more foundation matches for this shade)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 05 Ivory

Fit Me Foundation shade: Ivory 115 (fair, neutral skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 10 Fair

LIGHT SKIN SHADES

Light, Pink

Fit Me Foundation shade: Creamy Beige 122 (light, pink skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 10 Fair

Light, Yellow

Fit Me Foundation shade: Classic Ivory 120 (light, yellow skin).

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 15 Light

Fit Me Foundation shade: Soft Sand 124 (light, yellow skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 25 Medium

Fit Me Foundation shade: Warm Nude 128 (light, yellow skin), about MAC NC20 (see more foundation matches for this shade)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 20 Sand

Light, Neutral

Fit Me Foundation shade: Light Beige 118 (light, neutral skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 11 Vanilla

Fit Me Foundation shade: Nude Beige 125 (light, neutral skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 25 Medium

Fit Me Foundation shade: Buff Beige 130 (light, neutral skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: –

MEDIUM SKIN SHADES

Medium, Pink

Fit Me Foundation shade: Light Honey 242 (medium, pink skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 35 Deep

Medium, Yellow

Fit Me Foundation shade: Soft Tan 228 (medium, yellow skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 20 Sand

Fit Me Foundation shade: Rich Tan 238 (medium, yellow skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 22 Wheat

Medium, Neutral

Fit Me Foundation shade: Natural Beige 220 (medium, neutral skin), about MAC NC25 to NC30 (see more foundation matches for NC25 and NC30)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 20 Sand

Fit Me Foundation shade: True Beige 222 (medium, neutral skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 15 Light

Fit Me Foundation shade: Natural Buff 230 (medium, neutral skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 25 Medium

Fit Me Foundation shade: Pure Beige 235 (medium, neutral skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 15 Light

Fit Me Foundation shade: Classic Beige 245 (medium, neutral skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 35 Deep


MEDIUM DARK SHADES

Medium Dark, Pink

Fit Me Foundation shade: Spicy Brown 338 (medium dark, pink skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 55 Hazelnut

Medium Dark, Yellow

Fit Me Foundation shade: Sun Beige 310 (medium dark, yellow skin), about NC40 (see more foundation matches for this shade)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 30 Honey

Fit Me Foundation shade: Golden 312 (medium dark, yellow skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 30 Honey

Fit Me Foundation shade: Toffee 330 (medium dark, yellow skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 45 Tan

Fit Me Foundation shade: Cappuccino 340 (medium dark, yellow skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 40 Caramel

Medium Dark, Neutral

Fit Me Foundation shade: Natural Tan 320 (medium dark, neutral skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 25 Medium

Fit Me Foundation shade: Warm Honey 322 (medium dark, neutral skin), about NC42 (see more foundation matches for this shade)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 45 Tan

Fit Me Foundation shade: Golden Caramel 332 (medium dark, neutral skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 40 Caramel

Fit Me Foundation shade: Warm Sun 334 (medium dark, neutral skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 45 Tan

Fit Me Foundation shade: Classic Tan 335 (medium dark, neutral skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 45 Tan

DARK SKIN SHADES

Dark, Yellow

Fit Me Foundation shade: Truffle 362 (dark, yellow skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 60 Cocoa

Fit Me Foundation shade: Nutmeg 365 (dark, yellow skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 65 Coffee

Dark, Neutral

Fit Me Foundation shade: Warm Coconut 356 (dark, neutral skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 40 Caramel

Fit Me Foundation shade: Latte 358 (dark, neutral skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 50 Café

Fit Me Foundation shade: Mocha 360 (dark, neutral skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 57 Walnut


DEEP SKIN SHADES

Deep, Yellow

Fit Me Foundation shade: Deep Golden 368 (deep, yellow skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 70 Dark Coffee

Fit Me Foundation shade: Java 375 (deep, yellow skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 65 Coffee

Deep, Neutral

Fit Me Foundation shade: Deep Bronze 370 (deep, neutral skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 70 Dark Coffee

Fit Me Foundation shade: Espresso 380 (deep, neutral skin)

Matching Fit Me Concealer shade: 65 Coffee

Maybelline Fit Me Shade Guide

Maybelline Fit Me Concealer Shade Guide
Maybelline Fit Me Concealer Shade Guide

Want to learn more? Check out our Shade Guide Resources:

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MAC Foundation Shades for Indian Skin

Maybelline Foundation Finder: What the Numbers Mean and Finding Your Perfect Shade

Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Concealer Swatches and Shades Guide

What’s the difference between Maybelline’s Classic Ivory, Natural Ivory, Ivory and Fair Ivory shades?

ILIA Skin Tint Shade Finder

Medium Skin Tone  – How It Looks Like (Visual Guide) and Foundation Shade Matches

Find Your Foundation Match

Looking for your perfect foundation match?

Find Your Foundation Shade

See below or use our extensive Find Your Foundation Match page to find foundation brands and shades that match your skin tone.

Don’t know your skin tone or MAC shade?

If you don’t know your skin tone or MAC shade, use the Find Your Foundation Match by Skin Tone Visual Guide to determine your skin tone before viewing the shade matches/equivalents below.

MAC NC Shades

NC5 to NC10 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
If NC5 is too light for you and NC10 is too dark for you, these foundation shades might suit you.

NC10 Foundation Matches/Equivalents

very fair beige with neutral undertone for very fair skin
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to NC10.

NC10 or NW10 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
If either NC10 or NW10 match you, these foundation shades might suit you.

NC15 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
light beige with golden undertone for light skin
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to NC15.

NC15 to NC20 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
If NC15 is too light for you and NC20 is too dark for you, these foundation shades might suit you.

NC20 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
light beige with neutral golden undertone for light skin
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to NC20.

NC20 to NC25 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
If NC20 is too light for you and NC25 is too dark for you, these foundation shades might suit you.

NC25 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
light beige with golden peach undertone for light skin
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to NC25.

MAC NC25 to NC30 Foundation Matches/Equivalents

If MAC NC25 is too light for you and NC30 is too dark for you, these foundation shades might suit you.

NC30 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
light to medium beige with golden undertone for light to medium skin
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to NC30.

NC30 to NC35 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
If NC30 is too light for you and NC35 is too dark for you, these foundation shades might suit you.

NC35 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
light to medium beige with peachy golden undertone for medium skin
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to NC35.

NC37 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
medium beige with neutral undertone for medium skin

Try these foundation shades if you are matched to NC37.

NC40 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
medium beige with golden peach undertone for medium skin
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to NC40.

NC40 to NC42 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
If NC40 is too light for you and NC42 is too dark for you, these foundation shades might suit you.

NC42 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
true medium beige with golden undertone for medium skin
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to NC42.

NC44 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
tanned caramel with golden undertone for medium to dark skin
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to NC44.

NC44 to NC45 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
If NC44 is too light for you and NC45 is too dark for you, these foundation shades might suit you.

NC45 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
bronze with golden undertone for dark skin
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to NC45.

NC45 to NC50 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
If NC45 is too light for you and NC50 is too dark for you, these foundation shades might suit you.

NC50 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
rich brown with golden undertone for deep dark skin
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to NC50.

MAC NW Shades

Lighter than NW10 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to Lighter than NW10.

NW10 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
very fair beige with rosy undertone for fair skin
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to NW10.

NW10 to NW20 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
If NW10 is too light for you and NW20 is too dark for you, these foundation shades might suit you.

NW10 to NW13 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
If NW10 is too light for you and NW13 is too dark for you, these foundation shades might suit you.

NW13 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
fair beige with neutral undertone for light skin
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to NW13.

NW15 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
light beige with neutral undertone for light skin
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to NW15.

NW15 to NW20 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
If NW15 is too light for you and NW20 is too dark for you, these foundation shades might suit you.

NW15 to NC20 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
Neutral when pale but golden/yellow when tanned
If NW15 is too light for you and NC20 is too dark for you, these foundation shades might suit you.

NW20 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
warm neutral beige with rosy undertone for light to medium skin
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to NW20.

NW25 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
rosy beige with rosy undertone for light to medium skin
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to NW25.

NW25 to NW30 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
If NW25 is too light for you and NW30 is too dark for you, these foundation shades might suit you.

NW45 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
medium mahogany with rosy undertones for medium to dark skin
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to NW45.

NW47 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
deep auburn with neutral undertones for dark skin
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to NW47.

NW50 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
rich coffee with neutral undertone for dark skin
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to NW50.

MAC N Shades

N1 to N2 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
If N1 is too light for you and N2 is too dark for you, these foundation shades might suit you.

N4 to N5 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
If N4 is too light for you and N5 is too dark for you, these foundation shades might suit you.

N1 to N5 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
If N1 is too light for you and N5 is too dark for you, these foundation shades might suit you.

Lighter than N5 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to Lighter than N5.

N5 Foundation Matches/Equivalents
If N5 is too light for you and N10 is too dark for you, these foundation shades might suit you.

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