MAC NW47 is a deep auburn shade with neutral undertones for dark 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.
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.
Try these foundation shades if you are matched to MAC NW47:
|MAC Face & Body||N9||Review|
|Mac Fix Studio Fix Fluid||NW44|
|MAC Mineralize Moisture||mix of NC50 and NW50|
|Makeup Forever HD Foundation||Chestnut|
|MUFE Face and Body Foundation||Ebony 48|
|MUFE Ultra HD Invisible Cover Foundation||R530|
|The Ordinary Serum foundation||3.2N (neutral undertone)|
|Revlon Colorstay Longwear Foundation |
for Combination/Oily skin
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