Frequently Asked Questions Answered

1. How did YTS start?

While studying  Sustainable Energy and Mechanical Engineering in  Sweden and Finland, our founder was unable to find makeup  that offered the ideal coverage without irritating  her  sensitive skin and eczema. She  was frustrated  with the unhealthy ingredients in cosmetics and  decided to use her background in Chemical  Engineering (BEng) to create a line of  skincare and makeup. By using hand picked  healthy ingredients that keep her mind at ease,  Your True Shade was born in 2015

2. Where are YTS products made?

Our manufacturing is done at the YTS Beauty Lab in Red Hills, Jamaica

3. Where can I purchase YTS products?
  • website
  • Dez Kel in Southdale Plaza
  • Fontana Pharmacy
  • York Pharmacy
  • Discount Beauty Supplies
  • UWI Book Shop (Cosmetics Corner)
  • If you are in USA shop Curl Bible
4. What is the difference between YTS mineral makeup and conventional makeup?

YTS Mineral Makeup only uses natural minerals blended to create 23 different shades. There are no harmful ingredients. No talc. No Parabens.  Our product is suitable for persons who have sensitive skin and eczema.

5. What are the main attributes of our foundation?

Our foundations are matte. A little goes a long way. Medium to full coverage. Fuller coverage when YTS Loose Powder is used to set the foundation.

  • Lightweight breathable foundation
  • Full guaranteed coverage for blotches  and skin spots.
  • Guaranteed SPF 15 for sun protection and anti aging
  • No matter the shade you can will it with YTS.
  • Guaranteed long wear for 14 hours
  • Mineral foundation powder that has sunscreen with SPF 15 and is able to cover spots and blemishes.
  • Guaranteed to complete your makeup in 5 minutes or less.
  • Guaranteed to cover spots (recommended use with YTS moisturizer)

Does not contain talc

6. What is the function of a Primer?

Primer creates an extra layer between your skin and makeup. Priming products are predominantly used to help makeup last longer, smooth the skin’s surface, and even out the skin tone.

7. What are the key features of the loose powder foundation?
  • Mineral foundation powder that has sunscreen with SPF 15 and is able to cover spots and blemishes.
  • Guaranteed to complete your makeup in 5 minutes or less.
  • Guaranteed to cover spots (recommended use with YTS moisturizer)
  • Does not contain talc
8. What are the benefits of YTS Primer?

High quality natural clays such as kaolin helps to blot oil and increase long wear of makeup.

  • Lightweight primer that does the job of reducing oil and shine.
  • Guaranteed to reduce oil and shine.
  • Could be used in 3 ways (under makeup, alone, on top of makeup)
9. What is the difference between the YTS Primer and the YTS Translucent mousse?

They are fundamentally the same. Clients who do not wear makeup prefer using the translucent mousse for shine control.

10. Who are the recommended clients for the YTS Translucent Mousse?

Naturalistas, persons who do not want to wear makeup but want to remain matte and shine-free. Men.

11. Why is it necessary to moisturize the skin?

It is essential to replenish the moisture lost during the cleansing process. Moisturizing twice a day helps skin to stay youthful by reducing the rate of wrinkle formation. It also helps to balance the skin’s oil production rate. Persons with oily skin may want to use drying agents to reduce oil production. Some persons may even opt to not moisturize at all. Not moisturizing may actually backfire, as you are tricking your glands into thinking that they need to produce more oils. So even though the skin may be dry temporarily, the final result is an influx of oil.

12. What are the key features and benefits of YTS Moisturizer?

Naturally blended moisturizer with key anti-aging ingredients such as aloe vera as an added benefit.

  • Guaranteed to hydrate and enrich skin.
  • Ensures glowing skin
  • When worn and then the loose powder foundation, it gives the impression that you are wearing
  • Alleviate dry skin due to eczema
  • Non-greasy
13. What are the key ingredients in the YTS Facial Oil?

Made with a blend of 4 natural oils. Two main oils are Sweet almond oil which is loaded with vitamin E and helps to restore damaged skin and aid in dark circle reduction. The next oil is Walnut oil which is used for anti-aging and reducing appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

14. What is the purpose of the YTS Facial Oil?

It is a natural blend of oils which are highly moisturizing and have anti-wrinkle properties. It helps to restore a natural glow to the skin. It can be used day or night.

15. What's the YTS recommended skin care routine?

The recommended Routine is to Cleanse, Tone, Moisturize


Using YTS facial bars (turmeric or charcoal). Cleansing removes dirt and product build-up


Using YTS Toner or YTS Restores the natural pH of the skin. Removes excess product


Using YTS Hydrating Moisturizer, Facial Oil to restores the moisture lost during the cleansing process

16. What is the function of the bamboo charcoal soap?
  • To cleanse the skin
  • Reduce pore size
  • Clean pores
  • Detox the skin
  • Brighten skin

    Suitable for persons with:

  • Dull skin
  • Large Pores
  • Acne
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Eczema
17. Where did YTS source the bamboo charcoal?

Pekham in Hanover Jamaica

18. What are the benefits of the YTS Bamboo Charcoal Mask?

Naturally unclogs pores and brightens skin. Guaranteed to rejuvenate your skin. Guaranteed value for money with this spa in a bottle. Made with pure organic certified bamboo charcoal.

Suitable for persons with the following issues:

  • Clogged pores
  • Large pores
  • Blackheads
  • Whiteheads
  • Dull skin
  • Dead cells
  • Sensitive skin
19. When should I use YTS Turmeric Bar?

If you have any of the following skin issues:

  • Dull skin
  • Acne
  • Spots
  • Eczema
  • Sensitive skin
20. What are the 3 main functions of the YTS wipes?
  • YTS wipes are very saturated and large enough to clean off entire face.
  • They have 80 sheets and normal wipes have 25. Product also act as toner.
  • Guaranteed 3 in 1 product as it cleanses, tones and remove makeup.
21. When should anti aging care begin?

Typically at age 25

22. What are the core advantages of YTS Antiwrinkle gel compared to BOTOX injections?

Fills wrinkles without injection and works in max  1.5 months with consistent usage and facial exercises.

23. How fast does the anti-wrinkle skin reset gel works?

1.5 months or less

24. What is the best way to prevent wrinkles?
  • Moisturizing helps your skin stay young and it fights wrinkles.

  • Using Sunscreen and YTS makeup as it has SPF 15.

25. What are the functions of the different brushes and attachments in the YTS Spa Kit?
  1. TWO BRUSHES: Long bristles for deep pore cleaning. Short bristle for surface cleaning and exfoliation
  2. MASSAGE BEADS: Improve elasticity of skin and helps remove wrinkles
    26. How often should I exfoliate with YTS Spa Kit? Any special recommendations for sensitive skin?

    Normal skin can use the spa kit everyday for exfoliation. Sensitive skin should exfoliate once per week

    27. What is the function of our glow powder? Where can it be applied?
    • YTS Glow powders are finely milled and there is no glitter particles like in other highlighters. They go on smoothly.
    • It can be applied on face and body.
    28. What is the recommended skin tone for Glitzy Glow and Tropical Glow?

    Glitzy glow can work with both warm and light skin tones, however is recommended specially for women with dark or warmer tones.

    29. What is the difference between YTS Bananarama Powder and the conventional setting powders?

    YTS Bananarama is mineral is a mineral powder and works well with persons with sensitive skin. There is no talc present like in conventional makeup. It also has great undertones for women of colour

      30. I have sensitive skin, can I use YTS?

      All our products are made for persons wit sensitive skin.

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