Let's help you find the colour suitable to your tone!

If you follow some beauty sites, there is a big chance that you have heard of colour theory before. This theory suggest that you should follow both your undertone and your complexion. Your undertone can be warm, cold or neutral. Neutral's can look good in every shade but warm undertones and cold ones will be best in their shade ranges. To check which one you are, look at your wrist. What colour are your veins? If your's are dominantly greenish, you are warm. But if they look blue or purple, you are cold. This means your skin is more pink than yellow. Vice-versa for the warm tones. But if your veins are almost invisible, or there is a co-dominance of both blue and green, than you are probably neutral.

What about complexion? Even though it is something that can change with your hair colour, it plays a big role in choosing your colours too. Check yourself in a mirror. Is there a big constast between your hair and skin? For example, are you pretty light with black hair? Or are you tan with a hair that is chestnut colour? The first example means you have a contrasting complexion while the second means you have a blending complexion. This means that clear colour shades and solid colours that pop against your skin would look good in constrasting complexions while colours that are closer to shades would suit better to blending complexions.

Did you find your undertone? Let's see what would suit you best!


Warm tones

Go for creme instead of blue-undertoned white

Go for gold instead of silver

Go for warmer colours instead of bright ones like neons (like go for khaki instead of green)

Try to go one shade darker

If you want to wear a light colour, stay away from pastels or faded colurs

Don't be afraid to try solid colours

Warm doesn't just mean browns, every colour have a cold and warm shade


Cold tones

Go for blue-undertoned white instead of creme

Go for silver instead of gold

Go for bright ones like neons instead of warmed up ones (like go for red instead of burgundy)

Try to go one shade lighter

If you want to wear a dark colour, choose the ones that have blue undertones

Don't be afraid to try pastels or faded colours

Cold doesn't just mean blues, every colour have a cold and warm shade


Some example of warm/cold colours

  • burgundy / red
  • khaki / green
  • gold / silver
  • navy / baby blue
  • teal / aqua
  • moss green / lime green
  • salmon / pink
  • ivory / white
  • tan / flesh
  • magenta / hot pink
  • light orange / luminous orange
  • purple / violet

You can always check a colour's shades online, or just try a filter to make it warmer or colder. By time, your eyes will be automatically drawn to your undertone's shades unconsciously.

Let me know if this was helpful, and I can always write more blog posts to talk about details! Hope this helped you understand your body/skin's tones better!

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