Hair colour and skin tone

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Choosing the Right Hair Colour for Your Skin Tone

 

While it’s true that some people look incredible regardless of their hair colour, for most of us, ensuring that our hair colour properly complements our skin tone is of the utmost importance.

 

The million dollar question is, what is your skin tone, really? The best way in which to tell what undertones you have is to look at the veins in your wrist. Are they blue in colour? If so, it’s likely that your skin has cool undertones. If they’re green, however, then your skin has warmer undertones. Keep reading to find out what all of this means for your hair…

 

Blonde Hair

Cool blonde hair is an excellent choice for fair-skinned people with warmer undertones, especially if you have blue or grey eyes. Warm blonde hair, on the other hand, is the ideal option for those with cool undertones. Think honey, copper and strawberry blondes.

 

Choosing the Right Hair Colour for Your Skin Tone

 

Red Hair

Cool red hair looks amazing when paired with cooler skin undertones, whereas those with a more olive skin colour should steer clear. Warm red hair and neutral skin tones are the perfect match.

 

Choosing the Right Hair Colour for Your Skin Tone

 

 Brown Hair

Cool brown hair can look stunning against warmer skin undertones, particularly on those people with a slightly yellow colouring. Warm brown hair complements paler skin quite well. The secret here is to pick a shade that contrasts with the colour of your skin. If the two shades are similar, you may wind up looking washed out.

 

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Black Hair

People with pale skin should avoid cool black as a hair colour option, as this choice definitely looks better on those with a slightly darker complexion. Alternatively, warm black hair looks much better on paler, cooler skin tones.

 

If you’re struggling with hair loss, sorting this issue out before changing your hair colour should be the first priority. Luckily, combatting hair loss is easy when you have Hair Clinic International on your side. With the most up to date hair restoration therapies and technologies, we’ve got you – and your head – covered! Contact us today to book your complimentary consultation with one of our experts.