Monday, January 26, 2015

What is my Skin's Undertone Color? Help!

On the hunt for the perfect red lipstick? Or foundation too peachy for your skin that it feels so wrong? It is very important to take the Undertone test as this is like the ABC in makeup. Once you know your skin's undertone color then everything else will be easy to understand and deal with.




Just to make it more clear, Undertone is the color beneath your skin. There are 3 Skin Undertone Colors classified as Cool, Warm, and Neutral. Each has its own unique characteristic from the other but at times can be confusing. So i prepped questions and a guide to help you. Hopefully this makes everything else easier.

How to know your Skin's undertone?

1. When you check your wrist-veins in natural lighting condition aka sun is the source of light, what is the color of the veins on your wrist?

A. Blue or Violet
B. Sligthly green or Olive
C. Blue-Green

2. When you look at your skin closely what colors do you see?

A. It has pink, red and blue tinge to it
B. Yellow, Gold, and peach tinge to it
C. Neither pink, red, blue nor yellow, gold, peach but somewhere in-between

3. What color of jewelry flatters your skin the most?

A. Silver jewelry flatters your skin more than gold
B. Gold jewelry flatters your skin more than silver
C. Both gold and silver flatter your skin

4. How does your color appear when you look at it under the Sun?

A. It appears bluish
B. It appears yellowish
C. It appears greenish



Answers:

ALL OR MOSTLY A's
You have a Cool undertone. Your veins are blue and/or violet. Your skin has pink, red, and blue tinges to it. Silver jewelry flatters your skin more than gold and when you look at your skin under the Sun it appears bluish.

ALL OR MOSTLY B'S
You are have a Warm Undertone. The veins on your wrist are slightly green or olive. Your skin has yellow, gold, peach tinge to it. Gold jewelry flatters your skin more than silver and when you look at your skin under the Sun it appears yellowish.

ALL OR MOSTLY C's
You have a Neutral undertone. Veins on your wrist are blue green. Tinges on your skin are neither pink, red, blue, nor yellow, gold, peach but somewhere in between. Both gold and silver jewelry flatter you and when you look at your skin under the Sun it appears greenish.

To help you understand the Undertone test better, refer to the image below:



Photo Credit: The BlondeShell

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