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Hair Color Chart | Guide To The Best Color For Your Skintone

If your hair color isn’t working for you, then you need to take a look at this hair color chart! Which color suits your skin tone best? Find out in this comprehensive guide!

Hair Color Chart | The Right Color for Your Skin

Your hair color is a piece of the big puzzle when completing your look. It is a must that you pick the right one as it can tremendously accentuate your beauty. It complements your skin tone, eye color, and features. Oh! And did you know? Your skin also has its own season! Yes, it can be a lot to take in for anyone who hasn’t done their homework with hair color, But don’t you worry, we have a comprehensive hair color chart below that will definitely help you find that perfect hair color for you!


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Cool Tones

1. Winter

  • You have lighter skin with pink undertones, fair skin for your ethnicity.
  • Eye Color: Blue eyes, green eyes, emerald green, dark blue, very dark brown
  • You do not tan easily.
  • You were probably born with black hair.
  • Often have a harsh contrast between eyes, hair, and face.


  • Anything with blue, violet-red, violet base
  • Jewel toned hair, really dark (dark brown)
  • White, platinum blonde
  • Dark, violet red to bring out green eyes
  • Solid, jet black

Colors NOT to do: golden blonde, copper red, caramel or honey

2. Spring

  • You have fair skin, usually with more of a pink or yellow undertone.
  • Eye Color: light blue, light green, light hazel, light golden brown
  • You can tan, but not easily.
  • You were probably born with dirty blonde or pure blonde hair.


  • Colors with a violet, blue or green base
  • Light, icy blonde
  • Platinum blonde
  • Ashy blonde
  • Ashy brown

Colors NOT to do: anything with orange base or overly golden base, honey blonde, golden browns


Warm  Tones

1. Autumn

  • You generally have rich, dark brown hair color.
  • Eye Color: golden brown eyes, hazel green with gold flecks
  • You tan easily, could have olive based skin tone.
  • Your skin tone “glows”


  • Colors with an orange base or a red undertone
  • Warm, golden brown
  • Honey or golden blonde
  • Copper or copper highlights
  • Rich auburn

Colors NOT to do: platinum blonde, ash brown, anything with a blue, green or violet undertone

2. Summer

  • You have golden, olive skin.
  • Eye Color: Very flexible. Most have golden flecks in their eyes in the light.
  • You tan easily.
  • When you tan, you have a very “bronzed” look.


  • Anything with a yellow or orange base
  • Golden blondes
  • Caramel browns
  • Butter/honey platinum

Colors NOT to do: ash brown, ash blonde, nothing with blue or green base, black


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As you can see, choosing your hair color is not as easy as simply looking at your skin. You also have to make sure that it matches your skin’s undertone as well as your eye color. Trust me, it makes an immense difference to wear the ideal hair color. I hope this comprehensive hair color chart has helped you narrow down the colors you need to get. I don’t know about you but getting my hair colored is always exciting!

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