Your skin undertone is the hint of colour that peeks through your skin, and it affects your skin's overall shade. Knowing your undertones and what colours work with your skin makes all the difference when choosing makeup and clothes that will complement your complexion.

If you are warm you most likely have yellow undertones and your skin tans easily in the sun. 

The veins in your wrists are most likely green, you look better in gold rather than silver jewelry and you most likely have warm or golden tones in your (natural) hair colour, be it blonde, warm to dark-rich brown. Take a closer look at your eyes, if you have golden, honey or even turquoise flecks in your eyes it suggests warm undertones.

Think Blake Lively, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Alba, Halle Berry or Beyonce.

If this sounds like you, then here are the Flavedo & Albedo shades to wear to best complement your colouring.

Bright Stripe Eyeliner

Warm skin tones look great in Black, Chinotto, Gold and the universally flattering Lavender.  Avoid anything too cool like grey or taupe, as it will make you look washed out.

Velvet eyeshadow

Explore shades like Rose Quartz (particularly if you are fair), Berry Bronze (a rich metallic shade that is perfect alone or layered for more depth), Hazelnut (for a soft everyday neutral) or Sky Blue (a vibrant shade for those who are a little more adventurous).

Dew Tint

Grapefruit or Toffee are the shades that will complement the warmer undertones of your skin. 

High Glow

This buttery highlighter in Champagne or Bronzite provides a subtle luminous glow.

Tip: if you are looking for a lip colour, brick-red, orangey-red, and terra-cotta lipsticks are the perfect shade to enhance your warm skin tone. 

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