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What's Your Skin Undertone? Not Knowing May Be Making You Look Washed Out

Knowing whether you have a cool or a warm skin undertone is a key piece of information about yourself to take with you makeup shopping and when choosing a hair color at the hair salon.
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Your skin undertone is the coloring underneath the surface of your skin and does not change during your lifetime. Knowing whether you have a cool or a warm skin undertone is a key piece of information about yourself to take with you makeup shopping and when choosing a hair color at the hair salon.

If you choose a makeup or hair color that does not match your skin undertone, you could be making yourself look dull, washed out, older and if you have any skin imperfections such as acne or scarring, these imperfections may be magnified.

The best way to find out your skin undertone is by having a color analysis. However, if you are unable to have a color analysis done, I share with you two tests you can do on your own to assess whether you have a cool or a warm skin undertone in the video above.

I hope this blog post inspires you to wear your authenticity!

Carol Brailey is an Image Consultant, Color Analysis Professional and Hair Colorist based in Toronto, Canada. More of her blogs can be found at carolbrailey.com and virtualcoloranalysis.com. Carol is a member of the Studio Fontana team located in the Fashion District of downtown Toronto.

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