Seasonal Post #4- Cool Summer
Cool summer. Sounds a little....conflicted, right?
Well, it is if you're literally thinking of cool weather in the summer time. Where I live, a typical summer day is around 110!
Yes, it's no fun. (Unless you're in the water.)
6 months ago, I would have looked at you really funny if I heard you say those words together in a sentence.
Lucky for both of us, I know better now!
The "cool" refers to a cool undertone to the skin, eyes, and hair.
Cool Summer's hair tones are always more muted. Gray, ash blonde, or ashy brown. Not golden at all.
See the difference between these warm and cool tones of blonde?
Here's an example of cool brown hair.
and here's an example of cool gray
Cool eyes are a lovely, soft variety of gray, green, or blue.
Here are some examples.
It can sometimes be difficult to differentiate between cool and warm skin tones. An easy way to tell is to look at the underside of your wrist.
The specific cool tone of skin for a cool summer is usually light beige, with a touch of pink or blue undertone. It typically doesn't freckle, and isn't as prone to burning as the other seasons we've learned so far.
Look above at the arm on the right for an example.
Here's a perfect example of a cool summer!
And here is a dark skinned version of cool summer.
Notice how the undertones in both are blue and pink.
Now for the fun part! What are your colors?!
If you think you are a Cool Summer, I'm sharing this list of best colors for you to search, and add to your wardrobe. Did someone say "shopping"?!
- Soft white
- Rose pink
- Hot pink
- Light gray
- Baby pink
- Icy pink
- Powder pink
- Royal blue
- Cornflower blue
- Duck egg
- Sea green
- Light periwinkle
- Sky blue
- Icy blue
- Light aqua
- Icy green
Silver and white gold jewelry are always best!
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