New color trends are arriving on a daily basis, and it can be overwhelming to decide which to choose. However, did you know that your skin tone can be a determining factor of which colors best suit you? Read this overview by Salon Antoine to see just how your complexion works with certain hues. Then, feel free to schedule an appointment with us at your convenience!

Finding Your Skin Tone

While you may have a basic idea of your skin tone, figuring out your undertones can provide difficulty to some. Even so, knowing this information is pertinent as it’ll help decipher the hair colors for you. There are three basic categories of undertones — cool, neutral, and warm. The best way to find yours is to look at the veins on your wrist. Do they have a purple or bluish hue? If so, then you’re likely cool-toned. On the other hand, you may find they have a green appearance, which falls more in line with warmth. Are you having trouble identifying the color of your veins? Don’t worry, you can always look at your eyes in the mirror. If they have gold within them, you have warm undertones, whereas blue and green eyes likely yield cool results.

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Natural Hair Colors

Now that you know your undertones, let’s show off what shades will best match your complexion. For the blonde lovers out there, you’ll be happy to note there’s a hue for each skin type. With cool undertones, you’ll want to stick with a platinum or icy blonde, as it’ll balance with your features. Copper or gold tones would work to flush you, as they tend to have more red mixed in. On the opposing side, these options would match flawlessly with warm undertones. Brunette shades are similar to the blonde options! You should stick with a cool tone to balance your cool countenance, while warmer hues work in tandem with warm complexions. Neutral tones can work with both ends of the spectrum, so be sure to match with whichever you prefer.

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Non-Natural Hair Colors

If you’re looking to step outside of your comfort zone, then non-natural colors can be the perfect way to add some brightness to your look. For lovers of pastels, you’ll have some fun options! Fair, cool tones should stick with a pastel pink, as it won’t flush you out. Instead, you’ll look enviable once others catch a glimpse. Warm, fair tones would pair famously with pastel blues or lavender options. Darker skin complexions should take the aforementioned colors but place them in a more vibrant, less pastel version.

We hope you’ve learned which color option will work best for your skin tone. If you have any questions or wish to schedule your appointment, reach out to our team at Salon Antoine. We’ll have you looking and feeling confident!