Put simply, the color tones we choose for our hair should be in harmony with those of our skin. Warm skin tones look best against warm hair colors, and cool tones look best in cool hair colors. Sounds simple, right? Well, kind of, once you've figured out the undertones of your skin - and that's where we come in.
Which color should I dye my hair?
Generally, your hair color should complement your skin undertones: warm with yellow, golden, or orange-infused hues; cool with pink, violet, or blue-toned shades. "Neutral [undertones] can go with any hair color," says Papanikolas, whereas "Olive skin has green undertones and looks best with its opposite warm tones."
How do you see how a hair color will look on you?
Madison Reed's Virtual Hair Color Changer allows you to test different hair colors without committing to one! Simply use your camera, or upload a photo, to see what you look like in any one of our brown, red, black or blonde shades.
How do you know if you should dye your hair darker or lighter?
It's All About The Base Going darker or lighter than your natural hair color offers an immediate update to your hair style. The first "Golden Rule" of color choice is to stay within two levels of your natural or base color. This applies to both lighter and darker shades.
What hair color is most attractive?
- The contest for the most attractive hair colour is obviously won by the blonde color with 35% of the overall vote, followed by the brunette.
- According to the survey, the majority of men (42%) found blonde hair to be the most attractive.
How do you know what color you should dye your hair?
A great rule is to stick to within two shades of your natural hair, in terms of light or dark, as your hair shade usually matches your complexion. Go too dark and your natural skin colour will probably be washed out, and vice-versa.