Have you ever gone to the makeup counter and have been told you have a cool undertone, a neutral or a warm undertone? Secretly wondering what the heck are they talking about while they are applying your eyeshadow?
Well your Skin Beauty Fairy is coming to the rescue with the help of my Estie Bestie Crew ( we are in esthetician school)!! We will give you a few tricks to be able to help you determine your undertone and what colors are complimentary to that pretty little face of yours.
I will first start with the introductions please say hello to Erika, Natalee, Khin, Briyana, Alex, Camille and Kassie my Estie Besties. They will be lending their skin undertones to help you!
Step 1: What Is Your Color Undertone?
Knowing your undertone will help determine the right skin foundation, what colors are more complimentary to you, and help give you a glow! Below are the differences between cool, warm and neutral undertones.
-Your wrist veins appear blue/purple in natural light
- Your complexion is naturally pale with rosy cheeks
- Skin has a slight pink, red, or blue appearance
- Silver/platinum jewelry and jewel tones look best on you
-You burn easily in the sun
-Your eye color is usually grey, blue or green
-Your hair color is usually blonde, brown, or black
-Colors that flatter you are black, navy, red, hot pink, deep greens, plums and soft, pastel colors.
- Celebrities that have a cool undertone: Amy Adams, Lucy Liu, Courtney Cox, Anne Hathaway, Megan Fox
-Your veins appear green or olive in natural light
-Your complexion is usually golden and you have a bronze hue
-Skin has a slight yellow or peach appearance
-Gold jewelry and earth colored stone stones work best on you
-You get a golden brown tan when you spend time in the sun
-Your eye color is usually hazel or brown
-Your hair color is usually brown, red, black, strawberry blonde
-Colors that flatter you are earth colors like greens, gold, browns, bronze and soft colors like coral, peach, yellow.
-Celebrities that have a warm undertone: Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce, Jennifer Aniston, Julianne Moore, Rihanna
-Your veins appear blue-green in natural light
-Skin doesn't appear either yellow/gold/peach or
-Both silver and gold jewelry look great on you
-You tend to tan easily
-Your eye color and hair color vary
-You are lucky enough that all the colors flatter you
- Neutral undertones is a blend of both cool and warm
-Celebrities that have a neutral undertone: Victoria Beckham, Kelly Clarkson, Drew Barrymore, Madonna
***Also when you are choosing foundation you may see your undertones and you can also have a combination:
C= cool, N= neutral, W= warm, NC= neutral cool and NW= neutral warm.