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TONE

+ the vein test

- look at the veins on your wrist

- olive/green veins = warm toned

- blue veins = cool toned

- mix of the above = neutral toned

 

+ the white paper test

- hold a white sheet of paper next to your chest

- blue/pink skin colours = cool toned

- green/gold skin colours = warm toned

- neutral tones will fluctuate based on season

 

+ the jewellery test

- use only necklaces or bracelets for this test

- which metal makes your skin look healthier?

- gold metals = warm toned

- silver metals = cool toned

 

+ sun exposure

- cool toned skin tends to burn easily

- warm toned skin tends to tan easily

what tone am I?

Shades for everyone

+ the vein test

- look at the veins on your wrist

- olive/green veins = warm toned

- blue veins = cool toned

- mix of the above = neutral toned

 

+ the white paper test

- hold a white sheet of paper next to your chest

- blue/pink skin colours = cool toned

- green/gold skin colours = warm toned

- neutral tones will fluctuate based on season

 

+ the jewellery test

- use only necklaces or bracelets for this test

- which metal makes your skin look healthier?

- gold metals = warm toned

- silver metals = cool toned

 

+ sun exposure

- cool toned skin tends to burn easily

- warm toned skin tends to tan easily

what tone are you?

HOW TO TELL

Shades for everyone

Blush Pink

Sea Teal

Eggplant Purple

True Red

 

These beautiful shades look great on almost

every skin tone. These shades are considered  "universal" in that they flatter most tones pairedwith eye and hair colours

warm skin tones

HAIR COLOUR: deep dark brown to dark blonde

 

SKIN TONE: green / yellow / golden / olive undertones

 

CELEBRITY SHADES: J Lo, Jessica Alba, Kim Kardashian,

Sandra Bullock, Jennifer Anniston

 

The colours that look best with your skin tones are rich, earthy tones in shades of red, orange, yellow, greens and browns. If you're in the mood for neutral colours, check out warm greys like mushroom or taupe and off-whites.

 

Quick Tip: jewel tones still look good on warm tones, but deeper in colour (eggplant instead of purple, deep teal instead of electric blue)

 

Complimentary Colours: khaki, gray, olive green, orange, coral

cool skin tones

HAIR COLOUR: ash blonde and ash brown, black with blue

 

SKIN TONE: blue / rosy / pink undertones

 

CELEBRITY SHADES: Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfreid,

Nicole Kidman, Liv Tyler, Emma Stone

 

The colours that look best with your skin tones are considered sea

shades (teals, blues, greens) as well as frosty shades (berries,

blue grays, icy tones). If you're in the mood for neutral colours,

check out crisp whites.

 

Quick Tip: if you have blue eyes, wear blue...

and the same goes for green eyes and a green outfit

 

Complimentary Colours: blues, greens purples

neutral skin tones

HAIR COLOUR: combination of blonde with ashy streaks or

brown with warmer streaks

 

SKIN TONE: ivory / beige / light olive undertones

 

CELEBRITY SHADES: Angelina Jolie, Rachel McAdams,

Taylor Swift, Reese Witherspoon, Emmy Rossum

 

The colours that look best with your skin tones are blush toned

pinks, pastel yet rich berries. If you're in the mood for neutral

colours, check out off-whites or grays.

 

Quick Tip: most neutrals have hazel eyes and can

accentuate the green in their eyes by wearing purples

 

Complimentary Colours: jade green and placid blue

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