MAC NC15 to NC20 Foundation Matches/Equivalents

MAC NC15 and NC20

MAC Cosmetics

MAC NC15: light beige with golden undertone for light skin

MAC NC20: light beige with neutral golden undertone for light skin

Buying foundation is such a hit or miss thing for me. Somehow I always end up with a shade that’s completely wrong for me. And then I discovered this fantastic megathread at r/MakeupAddiction where the makeup aficionados there listed all the popular foundation shades that matched their skin tones.

I wanted to make that super useful resource easier to use, so I’ve extracted the shade info from the thread and sorted it by MAC shade.

The full list contains all the MAC shades.

Enjoy!

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.

Top Rated MAC NC15 to NC20 Foundations

If MAC NC15 is too light for you and NC20 is too dark for you, these foundation/concealer shades might suit you:

Foundation/
Concealer
ShadeReview
3 Concept Eyes Waterful Glossing Foundation Natural IvoryReview
Bobbi Brown Stick foundationSandReview
Bourjois Healthy Mix52 Vanilla
Chanel Le Blanc Whitening Compact Foundation Radiance Thermal Comfort  20 BeigeReview
Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Foundation 10Review
Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Gel Foundation  N20Review
Chanel Perfection Lumiere Foundation 30 BeigeReview
Chanel Vitalumiere Loose Powder Foundation BC20Review
Chantecaille Future Skin Foundation AlabasterReview
Cle De Peau Teint Naturel Fluide Cream Foundation 10Review
Covergirl Simply Ageless 3-in-1 Liquid Foundation 225 Buff Beige
(neutral, warm undertones)
Covergirl Simply Ageless Instant Wrinkle Defying Foundation225 Buff Beige
(neutral warm undertones)
Review
Dior Diorskin Forever Perfect Cushion Foundation  012 PorcelainReview
Dior Diorskin Star Studio Foundation 020 Light BeigeReview
DIOR Dreamskin Perfect Skin Cushion Foundation 10Review
DiorSkin Forever Undercover 24 Full Coverage Foundation  #010 IvoryReview
Estee Lauder Double Wear 1W1 BoneReview
Etude House Precious Mineral BB Cream Blooming Fit#W13 Natural Beige
Fenty Pro FIltr' 190
Giorgio Armani Designer Lift Smoothing Firming Foundation #03Review
Giorgio Armani lasting silk #2
Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation 04 Light Sand/Light GoldenReview
Holika Holika Petit BB Moisturizing Spf30none
IT Cosmetics CC CreamLight
L.A. Girl Pro Matte FoundationBeige
Lancôme Teint Idole UltraWear 24H Foundation #02 Lys RoseReview
Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion Ultra Long Wear 1N2 Vanille
Laura Mercier Tinted MoisturizerPorcelain
L'Oreal Age Perfect Radiant Serum Foundation20 Golden Ivory
(neutral, warm undertones)
L'Oreal Infallible Fresh Wear Foundation (liquid)420 True Beige
(neutral, peachy undertones)
Review
L'Oreal Infallible Fresh Wear Foundation in a Powder130 True Beige (neutral cool undertones)Review
L'Oreal Infallible Pro-Matte 101 Classic Ivory
L'Oreal True Match Liquid FoundationN2 Classic IvoryReview
MAC mineralize moisture SPF15 Foundation NC 15
MAC Mineralize Moisture SPF15 Foundation NC 20Review
MAC Mineralize Skinfinish LightReview
MAC Studio Fix NC 20
Makeup Forever Duo Mat 200
Makeup Forever ULTRA HD Invisible Cover Foundation Y205 AlabasterReview
Maybelline Fit Me ConcealerLightReview
Maybelline Fit Me Dewy + Smooth110Review
Maybelline Fit Me Matte and Poreless 110Review
Maybelline Master ConcealerLight
Milani Conceal + Perfect 2-in-1 Foundation + ConcealerNude IvoryReview
Milani Cream to Powder foundationBuff
Milani Glow Hydrating Skin TintFair to Light
Missha Perfect Cover BB Cream#21
Napoleon Perdis  Stroke of Genius Liquid Cashmere Foundation Look 1Review
NARS Radiant Cream Compact Foundation Mont BlancReview
NARS Sheer GlowGobiReview
NARS Tinted Moisturizer Finland
NYX Can't Stop Won't Stop foundation3 Porcelain
(neutral undertone)
Review
NYX Total Control Drop Foundation 3 Porcelain
(neutral undertone)
Review
Pacifica Dreamy Cover Bare-Faced Serum Foundation medium/tanReview
Senna Cosmetics Lasting Illusion Foundation BuffReview
Shu Uemura Lightbulb 784
Sulwhasoo Perfecting Cushion Foundation Compact No. 21Review
Suqqu Nude Wear Liquid Foundation 002 Cool ShellReview
Tarte Amazonian Clay 12 Hour Light SandReview
Tarte Shape Tape concealerLight Neutral
Tom Ford Flawless Powder Foundation Cream Review
Too Faced Born This WayAlmondReview
Urban Decay Cosmetics All Nighter Foundation 3.25Review
Urban Decay Naked Skin  2
Wet n Wild Photo Focus FoundationSoft Ivory
YSL Le Cushion Foundation Fusion Ink 10Review
YSL Youth Liberator Foundation B20Review
Find Your Foundation Match Mega List

Want more foundation/concealer matches? Check out the Find Your Foundation Match Mega List.

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