There are two skin tones, warm and cool and it’s determined by the quantity and type of melanin in your skin as well as the amount and size of blood vessels closest to the skin’s surface. Once you identify what tone you are, you will be able to best enhance your skin when choosing your cosmetics, hair color and even clothing.
The Wrist Test
- Making a fist, hold your wrists facing up under direct sunlight.
- If the veins have a greenish hue, then you are a warm tone.
- If the veins have a blueish hue, then you are a warm tone.
Gold & Silver Test
The Chart Test
|Mostly No = Warm||Mostly Yes = Cool|
|Silver Jewelry Suits You||No||Yes|
|Pink/Blue Based Lipstick Suits You||No||Yes|
|Eyes Blue/Aqua/Grey/Deep Brown||No||Yes|
|Wrist Veins Have a Bluish Tint||No||Yes|
|Natural Blush to Cheeks is Reddish/Pink||No||Yes|
|Mostly Yes = Warm||Mostly No = Cool|
|Gold Jewelry Suits You||Yes||No|
|Coral/Brown Based Lipstick Suits You||Yes||No|
|Eyes Hazel/Clear Blue/Brown||Yes||No|
|Wrist Veins Have a Greenish Tint||Yes||No|
|Natural Blush to Cheeks is Orange/Peach||Yes||No|