This may sound like a dumb question, but does anyone know what the "NC", "NW" or "C" means next to the number for each shade of MAC's foundations and concealers? I know that the lower the number, the lighter the shade is (because all makeup brands are like that), but I've never known what the letters meant.
I think if you want to consider it this way neutral cool is lighter skin tones while neutral warm is darker. Like, I use NC25 MAC studio stick concealer and my skin tone is a light to medium ivory. While, my mother uses it in NW13 and has a darker skin tone than I.
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NC means "Neutral Cool" and NW for "Neutral warm", but this is easier to remember =)
NC means Not Cool = Warm skintones
NW means Not Warm = Cool skintones
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