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FOUNDATION CONVERSION HELP
Foundation  
   Conversion Help
Once in a while, you may meet someone who used our foundation in the past, remembers a shade they liked, and may need to know the matching shade in the new formulations.  Or maybe someone using cream-to-powder wants to change to Medium Coverage, and you need to know the shade translation.  I have used the attached chart for a long time, every since the new Full Coverage and Medium Coverage foundations were developed ....... I have been able to trust it EVERY time. 
 
A little history: 
a few years ago we had 3 types of foundation and a powder: 
1) cream foundation (still have today) 
2) liquid foundation (replaced by Full Coverage) 
3) oil-free foundation (replaced by Medium Coverage)  
4) pressed powders in ivory, beige, bronze (replaced by many more
    shade options in Dual-Coverage Powder Foundation, can be worn
    as foundation alone, or as pressed powder over foundation)  
 
You'll also find the codes at the bottom of the attached page helpful on the meanings of beginning and ending numbers on shade names!!  Of course, if you need help, call your recruiter and she'll gladly help!!


   Mary Kay Foundation Shade Conversion Charts

Full- and Medium-             Day Radiance          Crème-To-Powder          TimeWise Dual-

 Coverage Foundations             Shades                            Shades                Coverage Shades

Ivory 100

Pure Ivory, Antique Ivory

Ivory 1.0

Ivory 100

Ivory 104

Soft Ivory

Ivory 0.5

Ivory 104

Ivory 105

Rose Petal Ivory

Ivory 104

Ivory 200

Buffed Ivory

Ivory 3.0

Ivory 200

Ivory 202

Ivory 200

Ivory 204

Blush Ivory

Ivory 2.0

Ivory 200

Beige 300

Fawn Beige

Beige 1.0

Beige 300

Beige 302

True Beige

Beige 300

Beige 304

Delicate Beige,

Beige 2.0

Beige 304

Beige 305

Bisque Ivory, Natural Beige

Beige 304

Beige 400

True Beige, Almond Beige

Beige 3.0

Beige 400

Beige 402

Almond Beige, Toasted Beige, Cocoa Beige

Beige 4.0

Beige 400

Beige 404

Natural Beige, Dusty Beige, Rose Beige

Beige 400

Bronze 500

Mocha Bronze

Bronze 0.5

Bronze 507

Bronze 504

Golden Bronze

Bronze 507

Bronze 507

Bittersweet Bronze

Bronze 507

Bronze 600

Walnut Bronze

Bronze 607

Bronze 607

Classic Bronze, Rich Bronze, Deep Bronze

Bronze 1.0

Bronze 607

Bronze 708

Deep Bronze, Chestnut Bronze, Mahogany Bronze

Bronze 1.5

Bronze 2.0

Bronze 708

Bronze 808

Mahogany Bronze

Bronze 2.0

Bronze 708

Shades are separated by undertones (last digit):

(0) Yellow, (2) Olive, (4) Pink, (5) More Pink, (7) Golden Orange, (8) Warm Brown