Changing up your hair is a great way to keep your appearance looking fresh. One way to do so is by getting your hair colored with dye or incorporating a different shade of hair extensions. However, too many people realize afterward they made a huge mistake when their hair doesn’t look anything like what they envisioned. A big reason for this could be because the hair color chosen doesn’t mesh well with the skin’s undertone. Once you have a better understanding of your skin’s undertone, finding the right color shade is much easier, whether it’s with your hair, makeup, clothing or even hair accessories.
How to Identify Your Undertone
Skin undertones are defined in three ways: warm, cool and neutral. There are many different ways you can identify your undertone if you don’t already know what it is. Take a look at your veins and see what color they are. If they appear to be purple or blue, your skin undertone is likely cool. If they appear to be green, you probably have a warm undertone.
Your natural hair and eye color can also tell you a lot about your skin undertone. People with warm undertones have red, black or brown hair with hazel or brown eyes typically. People with cool undertones usually have blonde, black or brown hair with green, blue or grey eyes. If you’re still unsure about your skin undertone, your stylist can help you as well to ensure the color of your hair extensions match perfectly.
Hair Colors for Cool Undertones
You can focus on improving your quality hair care routine significantly, but one of the best ways to achieve the look you desire is by matching your hair color with your skin undertone. If you’ve determined you have a cool undertone and have naturally blonde hair, then ash blonde or platinum blonde hair extensions will look great. For brown hair, light brown, cool brown or walnut brown colors are ideal. And for natural black hair, shades like platinum black, jet black or dark espresso are perfect. People with red hair may opt for natural red shades or even a light Auburn color.
Hair Colors for Warm Undertones
If you have a warm undertone and brown hair, colors for your hair extensions may include chocolate brown, golden brown or mocha brown. For black hair, shades of cherry black or another darker shade of black will work. And for blonde hair, butterscotch blonde, golden blonde or strawberry blonde are great matches. Finally, for red hair, Auburn red or a dark strawberry blonde looks amazing.
At RemySoft, we believe any hairstyle is possible with the right quality hair care routine and keeping it healthy by using sulfate free shampoo. One of the biggest mistakes people make with their hair is not paying enough attention to their undertones. To be fair, it often requires an experienced eye to identify the exact shade so you can find the perfect complement to go along with it. We are always ready to help you out with your hair in any way we can, so contact us today if you have any questions.