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JaclynGravesMakeup

Posts: 84

Clifton, New Jersey, US

Not only do I personally love this foundation, I take pride in my kit and having the best of products. I've been thinking of changing my foundation pick from Make-up Designory cream foundations to just MUFE HD.

I really cant see myself with getting and actually using all of those shades,(they are expensive!) so I was wondering if there are certain shade #s that I should get to start things off and maybe to custom mix two to create a tone...

also, i was wondering if there is anyone else here that uses MUFE HD in their kits and how they condense to save some space or if you just leave them as the bottles how they come?

Oct 10 12 06:47 pm Link

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Jaime Criel Makeup

Posts: 149

New York, New York, US

Roshar uses only 2 or 3 shades of MUFE HD in his kit. You just mix the shades according to the skin tone. Use MUFE flash palette to adjust undertones.

Oct 10 12 06:51 pm Link

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Ernesto M Casillas

Posts: 305

Los Angeles, California, US

Jaime Criel Makeup wrote:
Roshar uses only 2 or 3 shades of MUFE HD in his kit. You just mix the shades according to the skin tone. Use MUFE flash palette to adjust undertones.

I do this as well with all my foundations. I buy a medium shade, a light and dark. I also carry color adjustors.

I'd personally get 153 for it's midtone yellow undertone, and a more neutral pale and  dark shade.

Oct 10 12 06:59 pm Link

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M_M_MU

Posts: 211

Seattle, Washington, US

I put them into 1oz. plastic squeeze bottles, same as all the other liquid foundations I have. Then I use a label maker to put legible labels on them so I can tell which is which. In MUFE HD, I have 115, 117, 177, and 185. That combined with Temptu color adjusters in red, green, yellow, black and white allows you to get just about any possible tone you could want. The same Temptu color adjusters work with most other liquid foundations as well.

I would also recommend trying out Boots Firming and Lifting foundation. It is remarkably similar to MUFE HD, IMHO, and has a couple very useful shades that I wish MUFE had as well. Covers the yellow and orange tone range very, very well compared to any other line. I often mix MUFE HD with Boots F&L with great success as well. Boots F&L has a slightly dewy look compared to MUFE HD.

Oct 10 12 07:47 pm Link

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Kelly Ager MakeupArtist

Posts: 138

Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

I've got about 6 MUFE HD in my kit, along with RCMA, Chanel Pro Lumiere, MAC F&B & A few Illamasqua skin bases. So I don't just use them exclusively but I use them quite alot. I tend to use 140, 153 and 155 the most, sometimes 170 to mix.

Oct 12 12 05:03 pm Link

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Vincent Ford

Posts: 668

West Hollywood, California, US

I use 110 153 and 177 only with the Temptu adjusters as well.  I also have the Temptu neutralizing wheel which is silicone based.  Great way to color adjust while thickening the base for more coverage.

Oct 16 12 11:28 am Link

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JaclynGravesMakeup

Posts: 84

Clifton, New Jersey, US

I never even heard of temptu color adjusters!
wow. going to have to research this..

i also have the MUFE flash palette .. i use it quite often for different things.. but i just cant see how to use it to adjust the tone of a foundation... uuuhh.. help? (er- example?) lol.. sorry. just want to use it more/save money smile

Oct 17 12 04:38 pm Link

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Make-U-Up

Posts: 38

Saint Catharines-Niagara, Ontario, Canada

I have 117 and 140 from MUFE in my kit and I usually just mix them to get the color that I want.

Oct 17 12 05:05 pm Link

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Jaime Criel Makeup

Posts: 149

New York, New York, US

JaclynGravesMakeup wrote:
I never even heard of temptu color adjusters!
wow. going to have to research this..

i also have the MUFE flash palette .. i use it quite often for different things.. but i just cant see how to use it to adjust the tone of a foundation... uuuhh.. help? (er- example?) lol.. sorry. just want to use it more/save money smile

With MUFE flash palette or any color creams you can use to adjust undertone...think yellow, red, or blue to be mixed with foundation shade to create undertone, warmth, cooling, darkening, lightening..

Oct 17 12 06:33 pm Link

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Cindy Nguyen MUA

Posts: 24

Huntington Beach, California, US

You can buy about 6 colors and basically be able to mix all the colors you may use. Make sure you buy 3 in pink tones and 3 in yellow tones, buying light, medium, and dark in group. This should satisfy mixing a good percentages of colors that you may need.

Hope this helps! smile

Cindy Nguyen MUA

Oct 23 12 10:35 pm Link

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makeuplacoquette

Posts: 196

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Depending on your clientele, I would go by undertones.

The colors I work with and sell the most are :

115 (beigish-pink)
117 (beige gold)
118 (beige)
120 (gold)
123 (olive)
125 (beige, darker than 118)
140 (beigish-dark gold)
155 (beige)
170 (gold, dark)
173 (olive, dark)
177 (gold)
185 (beige/neutral) the darkest we have

But at the end, when you get how to mix your colors, you don't need that much in your kit. Also, you can get the primers and accentuate some tones with that, instead of mixing 2 colors.

Oct 24 12 09:04 pm Link

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Darrick Law

Posts: 18

Minneapolis, Minnesota, US

MUFE has a discount program for makeup artists that gives you 40% off. Still a little spendy but much better in comparison. If you're not in New York you just have to call the 800 number to order. Here's the link for more info:

http://www.makeupforeverusa.com/mufe/pr … tage-card/

Oct 25 12 12:00 pm Link