Wondering how to choose a hair color that works best with your skin tone? The best way is to determine whether you have a cool, warm or neutral skin tone. Here are a few tips to determine yours:
1). Hold up a piece of silver and yellow-gold jewelry against your skin. If the silver looks better against your skin, you have a cool skin tone. If the yellow-gold looks better, you have a warm skin tone. If both pieces of jewelry look equally as good, you have a neutral skin tone.
2). Look at the veins on the underside of your forearm. If your veins are blue, you have a cool skin tone. If your veins are tinged with green, you have a warm skin tone. If you have both blue and green veins, you have neutral skin.
People with a warm skin tone look best with hair colors that have a warm overtone. People with a cool skin tone look best with hair colors that have a cool overtone. If you fall under the neutral category, you look good with any hair color (lucky!).
Skin tone hair color matches:
If you want to change your hair color or add highlights, don’t go more than two shades above or below your natural color.
Adding a few face-framing highlights will add dimension to your hair (especially if you have layers)!
The key to having black hair is to add tons of shine because this shade can easily look dull or dry.
If you naturally have fair skin, you’re best suited for a cool beige or platinum hair color.
Did you know? Wasabi is not only delicious on sushi, but is also healthy for your skin. Wasabi creates natural effects as an antimicrobial agent, anti-inflammatory and a skin purifier. Here is a simple recipe to achieve healthier looking skin.
Wasabi Massage Oil:
Combine ¼ cup vegetable oil and ¼ cup light sesame oil in a small saucepan. Heat on low for 2 to 3 minutes or until warm but NOT boiling or smoking. Immediately remove from heat and stir in ½ tsp wasabi paste. Be sure to use a wooden spoon as plastic can leach out chemicals. Cover and let cool for at least 1 hour. Add 5 drops of vitamin E oil.
Rub the oil on back, arms, chest and neck for moisture to create a glowing skin. The wasabi in the massage oil helps eliminate any bacteria from building up that may be caught under the skin.
Dawn Marie Needham is the School Director at the Vernon Campus. She is also a beauty consultant for the local newspaper.
Our Vernon campus Director, Dawn-Marie Needham, is the Beauty Consultant for local newspaper, The Tidbits of Vernon. She provides weekly beauty tips to Vernon residents.
Have you ever applied your make-up over your blemishes hoping for a flawless look but have not achieved the look? Well here is an inexpensive tip that will not disappoint you. VISINE – not only does it reduce redness in your eyes, but also reduces redness in blemishes.
Take a Q-tip, dip it into the Visine and refrigerate for 30ins. The cool temp reduces swelling.
After redness and swelling have been reduced, apply the right shade of concealer and your blemishes will be out of sight and off your mind.