If You Tan Easily and Have Brown Eyes…“You can get away with a more golden shade, whether you’re blonde or brunette. However, if you’re thinking about being a redhead, it’s the opposite. You want to stay away from anything that’s coppery or golden, and you want to go towards more of a garnet, or crimson sort of red,” Backe advises.
“If you have fair skin that gets pink very easily and light eyes, then you should stay away from gold and do things that are more neutral to ash because gold will exaggerate the pink tones in your skin. If you’re going red you can get away with doing a lot of copper. If you think of Nicole Kidman when she was sporting the red, she’s so fair, and light eyed, that she could pull off that really coppery red,” Backe explains.
If You’re Fair with Light Eyes…
“Stay away from gold, if you’re going lighter. If you think of Beyoncé, she always has a lot of blonde in her hair, but it’s always a very wheaty, neutral, or ash blonde, there’s never a lot of gold in it, so that’s why it works. For darker skin if you’re going red, it’s all about garnet and red-red, like when Rihanna did that red-red, where there’s really no orange in it at all, and it looked great on her skin,” Backe says.
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If You Have Dark Skin…