If you belong to cool color type, your look can be described by following characteristics particular to this color type. Your hair color has ash tones in it or cool undertones. Hair color can range from blonde, grey or white, brown to dark brown and black. Your eyes color is either green, brown, blue color or grey color with cool tones. Eyebrows and eyelashes color can range from lighter to darker shades. Cool color type has skin with cool undertone as well. It can be with pink undertones, rosy pink, or porcelain skin looking translucent. Dark skin may have a blue tinge or even a grey tinge in it.
Fashion colors recommended for cool color type should balance the overall look. They should have cool (blue) undertones.
Medium depth to deep colors look best on cool color type. However, if you wear brown, balance it with cool shades. Brown color in your outfits has to be rather with a pinky tone than yellowish.
Cool color type should not wear black color on its own. Balance it with contrast color from your recommended color palette.
Cool color type has to avoid adding warm (yellow) shades into wardrobe. They will make your skin looking sallow what will make you looking tired or feeling unwell. However if you really like wearing yellow, add it to your wardrobe only as a print and do not wear near the face.
Cool color type has to avoid wearing two dark colors together. Try to balance colors with lighter or brighter shades from your color palette. The lighter your skin and hair, the brighter colors you should choose to add some contrast to the look and make it more defined.
If you are still not very sure whether you belong to Cool Color Type or other types, you can try an experiment. Go to any fashion or department store and try to bring near the face (better if below the face) any piece of clothing with colors from the Cool Color Type palette temporary and see whether they work for you. Try different colors and observe the effect. If your face becomes looking more attractive, skin looks smoother and glowing, no signs of tiredness on your face (dark circles, red eyes), skin imperfections become less visible, than it’s your colors. If Cool Color palette does not suit you so well, probably you belong to another color type. Try colors recommended for other color types one by one and see which color palette is the most complimenting for you. Trying them one by one, you will be able to figure out what is the color type you belong to. To add on, it’s possible that you may belong to Light Color Type (find more information in the post CHOOSE YOUR RIGHT FASHION COLORS. Light Color Type: Light Hair and Light Eyes.) or Soft Color Type (post CHOOSE YOUR RIGHT FASHION COLORS. Soft Color Type: Dark Blonde/Light Brown Hair Color and Soft Color Eyes (Blue, Brown, Green). Check them out and surely you will figure out.
If you are still not quite sure whether you are Cool color type, you can contact me via an e-mail (About page) and send a few your portrait photos. I will try to help!
You can find color palette recommended for cool color type in the image below.
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You also can read about other dominant color types.