How to pick the Best Hair Color for your Skin?

by Rodney Harper Owner

When you are finding the best color for yourself, you will need to take a lot of things into consideration. But your skin tone matters a lot. Once you have understood the skin tone, hair color undertone determination will contribute towards finding the best choice. Skin tone has an important role to play for your skin color.

One major reason why you should be choosing hair color in accordance to your skin tone because of your hair just next to your skin. The right skin tone can help to make you look younger. Once you figure out the perfect shade, the glow of your face eventually increases.

Know your complexion

The initial goal of identifying your skin is to know its complexion. Once you know the skin tone, you will be able to find a better color for your hair. The best way to figure out your complexion is to check the undertone through wrists and hands. These contain veins. If the veins are blue and purple, it is an indication that you have a cool skin tone but if they are greenish, it indicates a warm skin tone. Nonetheless, some people have both indicating a neutral skin tone.

Silver and gold jewelry can also help you determine the perfect complexion for your skin tone. If you look more radiant in silver, you have cool skin and if you look more radiant in gold, then you have a warm skin tone.


Once you find out the skin undertone, the next goal is to figure out the best shade for your hair that can make all your features appear in prominence. Experts often suggest following the thumb rule for extra advantages. You can choose hair colors, that are different from your skin undertones. This will help you find the best hair color shade.

Hair Colour for cool skin tone

If you have a cool complexion undertone, you can choose from pink, blue and red undertone. This will contribute to minimizing the redness of the skin. People having cool undertones should opt for warm colors such as brown or golden hues. Warm red, natural brunettes are perfect for people with a cool skin tone.

People with warm skin tones should have a natural-looking and healthy glow on the skin. Instead of warm hues, you should go for cool, ashy, reddish tones. You can also go for strawberry blondes, golden copper, rich brown and cool beige brown and more.

Hair color for dark skin tone

Based on your complexion, hair color matters a lot. You should prefer going for a color that matches your skin, and the features will disappear. Warm or golden, with mahogany or copper can be one of the best choices. It brings out the glow of the skin. You can always opt for cooler skin tones, you can opt for pinky-blue undertones with that of rich blacks, cool red-brown or icy dark brown.

If you are not going for hair color at home, you can opt for professional care. However, whenever you are choosing the hair color, make sure that it matches your skin complexion.

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Created on Dec 3rd 2019 01:56. Viewed 644 times.


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