Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Yellow? Can You Hair Me?
It's a color I absolutely love...(think owning a yellow car, having a yellow painted room and the like)...but a color I have difficulty knowing how to wear. I've blogged about my struggles with wearing yellow before. So, I thought that since yellow is a very hot color for Spring, it might be helpful to share some yellow-wearing tips with you.
I think wearing yellow has a lot to do with a few things: namely your hair color, skin tone and the other colors you wear with it. When finding the right shade of yellow, you should consider your hair and skin tone. Is your hair warmer-toned or cool-toned? (Generally, most brunettes and red heads are warm toned.) Is your skin warm or cool toned? Do you have a fairly neutral shade of both? Something else you should consider is what other colors you are wearing the yellow with.*
This is a little something I put together to help you figure out your best shade of yellow. A few things to note: 1) You dark brunette ladies (like Zooey) can pretty much wear whatever shade of yellow that you want. You jerks. 2) Pale blondes like me can really only get away with darker or more saturated yellows unless the yellow is not up next to the face and hair. 3) Notice that the lemon yellow (or a bright, vibrant yellow with no apparent cool or warm tones) is universally flattering, in my opinion.
Do you like yellow? Do you wear it?
*I feel most people can wear almost any shade of yellow as long as it isn't near their face or hair. (If it's not an ideal shade.) I've worn pale, pale yellow under a cardigan so it wasn't up close to my face or hair.