Before applying foundation (Ivory colour). My face is red from the sun and the neck is ivory-ish in colour.
And this is me after applying foundation to the entire face. I didn’t dab the foundation on. I did a swooping u-shape with q-tips bought from the dollar store. The walls seemed to have changed colour.
There is one thing I have learned in the science course I’m taking now (the physics part of it) is that certain colours will either reflect or absorb the light. Looks like that’s what happened here. Red is a darker colour than ivory and so in the “before” pictures red absorbs the light. In the “after” pictures ivory reflects the light.
The “after” pictures: