Colors for Fair
The Right Colour to Wear
for Your Hair and Skin Tone
Fair skin tones are probably told one of two things:
firstly, that pastel colors are perfect to compliment their
subtle skin colour, and secondly that they can wear black
because it is a universal color. These are both so untrue. Fair
skin tones can be way more creative and colorful with what
shades they wear!
The lovely Jess at Idols Craving Ballerinas wears
color fearlessly, and looks amazing in her many different
outfits. Green, ivory and coral are the colors she looks
most amazing in, and although black and blue aren't totally
right for her skin: she wears them with such panache and
skill that it looks both dramatic and stylish!
This green scarf gives a great color lift to the
outfit, and makes an otherwise regular outfit look individual,
unique and therefore outstanding.
Colors To Wear
Keep in mind that there are two different kinds of fair
skin: one with freckles and a warm undertone, and another with
clear skin and a cooler undertone. The first category probably
has golden/red undertones in their hair, and the second is
probably blonde. So here are some ideas for each type:
Type 1 - Freckles, warmth,
Your beautiful English Rose complexion will mean that
earthy colors will suit you best. Browns and greens will really
make you glow, and don't be afraid to wear red! For some
chicer, less "colorful" options, navy blue, dark grey and ivory
will look amazing.
Colors that won't be as awesome are black, white, marl grey,
sky blue, bright pink, neon or purple. If you do want to wear
pink, go for one with a yellowish, golden undertone like
Type 2 - Clear, cool, blonde,
Clear colors will compliment your clean complexion.
Berry, wine, and other deep reds will look stunning as evening
wear. Whereas cream, turquoise and aqua will really look
phenomenal. Gold is a great way to bring out the colour of your
Colors that wont look as good are bright yellow, lilac and
pale blue. Look for colors that make your face really glow, and
pay attention when people say you're looking well - you are
probably wearing a color that really suits your skin tone.
Don't Be Afraid
Wear the colors that suit you on days when you need to look
presentable and expensive. Or, forget the color rules and wear
what you like! Whatever you do, consciously do it, and be