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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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Sayuki Cosmetics

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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]

Sephora

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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]

DEA Skin Centre

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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]

SENNA Makeup & Brow Studio

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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]

Cara Mia

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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]

Sayuki Cosmetics

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]

Sephora

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]

DEA Skin Centre

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]

SENNA Makeup & Brow Studio

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]

Cara Mia

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]