Finding a pair of undergarments that provide the perfect fit is quite challenging. More than knowing your measurements, you also need to understand your own body type to know which style or cut suits your physique best. As if that’s not enough of a challenge, you also need to consider your skin tone when choosing a lingerie color. Unless you’re an Asian lingerie model, this step is not exactly necessary since only yourself and a few selected people can see you in your underwear. However, there is that unexplained feeling of satisfaction experienced by women who have taken the effort and have successfully chosen the right fit and shade that flatter both their body type and skin tone at the same time.
To experience that same level of satisfaction, below are some things you need to consider when choosing the right color of lingerie for your own personal skin type.
The first thing you need to do is to determine which category your complexion falls in. We all know that people vary in complexion. Even those that belong to the same race or ethnicity don’t necessarily share the exact type of skin color. To make it easier, the beauty industry categorizes the different types of skin tones into four different “seasons.” Instead of trying to pinpoint the exact color of skin, the categories are based on the type of undertones that each person has. While it’s less perceptible, these undertones play a bigger role in determining which shade or hue suits a person best.
There are people categorized as having an autumn coloring. They are the types who have warm or gold undertones. Most of the time, it’s the brunettes or the redheads that fall under this category but sometimes a few darker haired and golden blonde women may also fall right in as well. The colors that go well with this type are camel, beige, orange, dark brown, red, olive green, and dark grey.
The spring skin tone is also a type of warm skin tone. However, people who fall under this category usually have lighter skin color. The most indicative traits of people with “Spring” skin tones are pale peachy skin, light blonde or strawberry blonde hair, as well as green or blue eyes. Golden brown, bright green, ivory, coral, peach, golden yellow, camel and aqua would look best on people with this skin tone.
People who have rosy pink or blue undertones fall under the winter category. The range may go from very dark to very pale yellow-ish skin colors. Natural blondes, Asians as well as African-Americans may fall under this “cool” skin type category. If you have this type of skin tone, you would look best in white, navy, black, dark red, hot pink, light blue, and yellow.
Finally, people with a summer skin tone are those who have very pale or pinkish skin with blonde hair. People under this category would look great in dusty pink, mauve, powder blue, plum and pale yellow colors.