Ever wondered why when you bought this shirt and tried it you looked dull. Or when you show the hairdresser a color and get it done you look sick. Ever wondered how celebrities always look on point? Well the answer is color analysis, they pay specialists to get a color undertone analysis. I hope when you read this post it helps you know your analysis and be able to choose colors that suit you.
Your skin color and tone is different from your undertone. Generally if you are pale, medium, or dark that's your general skin color. Within these color categories we have several shades or tones like ivory, sand...etc. What you generally find in foundation color ranges. But what tells what suits you best in all categories like hair color, outfit colors, makeup color shades...etc. is your undertone. As designers we usually study that colors are formed through a formula of mixed colors. So the color red can have a warm undertone or a cool undertone.
Let's start with taking this test
Do you see redness in the skin?
What is your overall shade of skin?
Try the white test...
Get a plain piece of white paper and put it up by your face and see which is more likely you?
What is the color of your viens?
Look closely at your wrist in bright light and see
Which jewellery suits your skin tone more?
In summer you usually...
What is your natural hair color that you were born with?
If you can't figure out the color undertone, hold a hair strand under the light. If it shines red or yellow then it has orange undertones, if not then you're more ashy or cool
Which color group your eye color fit in?
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