Source: Benjamin Stone
When it comes to choosing the most flattering makeup hues, it's important to consider your skin tone: are you a warm, cool, or neutral? Choosing the right colors based around your hair, eye, and natural undertones will, after all, accentuate your features and make you glow. Take this easy quiz below to uncover more about yourself. See if you're a warm or a cool, and get helpful tips on making your color selections a breeze.
Note: it's best to do this test in natural light with a freshly washed face. Also, pull your hair back and keep your shoulders bare so you get a true sense of your natural coloring.
Look at the inside of your wrist. What color do your veins predominately appear?
Hard to tell if they are blue or green
Picture yourself (or better yet, actually do it) in a yellow or orange shirt. How do you look?
Terrific — it gives me a great glow.
Not so great. Where's a blue top?
I can wear pretty much any color and look fine.
What metal jewelry do you prefer on your skin?
Either appeals to me!
Place a piece of white paper next to your bare face. How does your complexion look?
Pretty bad! My complexion is sallow and dull. Why did you make me do this?
Pretty good! I don't see any pronounced shadows here.
OK. Why am I holding this paper?
What happens to your skin when you are out in the sun without sunscreen?
I burn — fast.
I start with a tan but can burn if I stay out too long.
What color flecks are in your eyes?
Golden or hazel
Blue or gray
A little bit of both