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Where to Create Customized Cosmetics in SoCal

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While the process of creating your own scent is a blend of science and personal preference, mixing your own makeup requires Pantone-like precision (unless you're going for that here's-where-my-face-end-and-my-neck-starts look).

Below, we've mapped out a handful of beauty spots across SoCal that'll whip up a flawless foundation customized to your own skin tone and type. No more unmatchy-matchy face!

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1. Sayuki Cosmetics

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Laguna Hills Mall, 24155 Laguna Hills Drive
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(949) 770-0701
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Home to a "revolutionary" color scanning, matching, blending and dispensing technology, this OC beauty center will match your shade within "a micro milliliter unit of color pigment." They'll create custom foundation, concealer, and tinted moisturizer while you shop. [Photo]

2. Sephora

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8500 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 657-9670
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Although they're not mixing cosmetics on the spot, the beauty retailer deserves a shout-out for its complimentary Color IQ service, which uses a fancy scanning device to pinpoint your skin tone's precise Pantone number. From there, they'll help you find the perfect shade from their massive inventory of brands. [Photo]

3. DEA Skin Centre

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121 North Maryland Avenue
Glendale, CA 91206
Founded by expert aesthetician Aida Azaryan, the locally-fave skincare haven will blend a mineral foundation for your specific skin tone and type. Add-ons include sunblock, shimmer, matte, sheer, and bronzer. [Photo]

4. SENNA Makeup & Brow Studio

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367 North Camden Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
In just 10 to 15 minutes, the mixmasters at this SoCal salon chain will whip up a custom foundation for your skin tone. It costs $38 and comes in matte or dewy finishes. [Facebook]

5. Cara Mia

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1484 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001
At this makeup studio and spa's blending bar, beauty buffs can get personalized liquid foundation ($48), mineral powder foundation ($55), concealer ($25), lipstick ($25), and lip gloss ($20). Cara Mia also offers custom body and room fragrances. [Photo]

1. Sayuki Cosmetics

Laguna Hills Mall, 24155 Laguna Hills Drive, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Home to a "revolutionary" color scanning, matching, blending and dispensing technology, this OC beauty center will match your shade within "a micro milliliter unit of color pigment." They'll create custom foundation, concealer, and tinted moisturizer while you shop. [Photo]
Laguna Hills Mall, 24155 Laguna Hills Drive
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

2. Sephora

8500 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Although they're not mixing cosmetics on the spot, the beauty retailer deserves a shout-out for its complimentary Color IQ service, which uses a fancy scanning device to pinpoint your skin tone's precise Pantone number. From there, they'll help you find the perfect shade from their massive inventory of brands. [Photo]
8500 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048

3. DEA Skin Centre

121 North Maryland Avenue, Glendale, CA 91206
Founded by expert aesthetician Aida Azaryan, the locally-fave skincare haven will blend a mineral foundation for your specific skin tone and type. Add-ons include sunblock, shimmer, matte, sheer, and bronzer. [Photo]
121 North Maryland Avenue
Glendale, CA 91206

4. SENNA Makeup & Brow Studio

367 North Camden Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
In just 10 to 15 minutes, the mixmasters at this SoCal salon chain will whip up a custom foundation for your skin tone. It costs $38 and comes in matte or dewy finishes. [Facebook]
367 North Camden Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

5. Cara Mia

1484 East Main Street, Ventura, CA 93001
At this makeup studio and spa's blending bar, beauty buffs can get personalized liquid foundation ($48), mineral powder foundation ($55), concealer ($25), lipstick ($25), and lip gloss ($20). Cara Mia also offers custom body and room fragrances. [Photo]
1484 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001