It is your chance to shine in a Prom night, and you can make not only your figure and your dress, but also your face, skin and hair look amazing by choosing the right set of colors for your prom dress. Since the dress color or pattern of dress, you choose is usually influenced by your skin’s natural hues, so choosing one prom dress, which matches your skin’s natural tone will make you appear more beautiful, on the wrong color can make you look pale.
Determining Skin Tone
You must realize your own skin tone before selecting prom dresses! Skin tones consist of two main categories: cool and warm. People with cool skin tones have pinkish-blue undertones to their skin, while those with warm tones have golden undertones. Here is the easiest way to determine your skin tone, that is to wash all makeup from your face, then alternately hold silver and gold foil up to your face. The right makeup would make your face look glowing and wonderful. However, the wrong color will make your skin look grayish and washed out. In a summary, silver match best on cool skin tones, and gold looks best on warm tones.
Once you have decided that which type your skin belonging to, then you need to discover that seasons you are. In the winter, the complexion (cool) is typically the pale white, the faint yellow Chinese olive or dark, typically belongs to people with has brown or black hair and the black eyes. On the contrary, the summer complexion (also cool) also has the blue color or the pink bass, but people with this complexion likely to have their hair, which contrast to their skin. Most summer-complexioned people are natural blondes or brunettes with light colored eyes.
Spring skin tone, which is warm, often belong to women with creamy ivory skin, freckled pink skin, or darker, suntanned skin coloring. Most people with spring skin tones have strawberry blonde or light red hair with blue or green eyes. Autumn complexioned skin tone has compared to the spring tone by bronzing or the orange color golden yellow bass.
This category composes of Women with ivory or dark, beige or golden brown skin tones, dark red or brunette hair and brown eyes.
Colors for Winter Tones
Girls with a winter complexion have many choices when choosing the best prom dress colors; winter skin tones tend to look wonderful in intense, rich colors such as a navy blue, crimson, hot, pink and black, but lighter colors such as bright white or fluorescent pastels look great too. There is one important thing that Winter complexioned girls should remember that they need to avoid prom dresses in earth tones, which may make them appear sallow.
Colors for Summer Tones
Summer’s skin tones look most astonishingly in cool, muted colors and pastels such as baby blue, rose, lavender, plum and even pale yellow. Intense, harshly contrasting colors and earth tones tend to destroy summer skin tones.
Colors for Spring Tones
Girls with spring skin tones most likely to look charming in prom gowns which in the color of pale, soft such as camel, yellow, ivory, kelly green, coral and sky or aqua blues. Spring complexioned girls should avoid dresses with colors that are too harsh and contrasting, such as black, stark white and dark brown. Girls with spring complexions look stunning in the kind of flowing, soft floral patterned fabrics and soft pastels, which are popular this season.
Colors for Autumn Tones
Girls with autumn skin tones should look for prom dresses in rich, earthy or spicy colors such as olive orange, gold, rust red, dark brown or a rich gray. Autumn colors always work well on autumn skin tones, but affordable prom dresses in excessively bright colors, and blue tones should be avoided.