If you are a person with fair skin you are fully aware how difficult it can be to enhance your natural beauty without colorful makeup overpowering your face. There are however, several great ways to enhance every part of your face to create several types of looks without overdoing it. So fair skinned folks, have no fear because color is your new best friend.
Everyone knows that for a lot of looks, the effect you create with your eye makeup is a main part of the look. For people with pale skin tones however, there are a lot of colors that will completely wash you out and a lot of these same dark colors against your skin can be so distracting that they take away from your natural beauty. Style experts say when fair skinned people want to play with their eyes that they should choose colors that are enhanced by your fairness. This means using lots of metallics! This category includes standard colors such as silver, shimmer white and shades of gunmetal. Metallic colors however are not only restricted to these basic shades. Plenty of companies are now taking beautiful colors and transforming into intriguing metallic shades. Products like Benefit’s Velvet Eye shadow in purple ad blue are great examples of great colors for fair skin. Using combinations of these colors in your eye color palette will give you a cold, frosty look that will really make your features stand out.
Fair skinned people often have problems with bronzer. The brown and gold tones in most bronzers often clash with the tone of your skin and can make you look even paler by comparison. It’s important to remember that when applying makeup that you should only heavily accentuate one of your features, and if you’re choosing your cheeks, remember that color can be your friend. Marie Claire magazine suggests utilizing bright color on your cheeks. The best colors for your skin are ones that tend to be bright but soft. Vibrant shades of pink, mauve and fuchsia are best for drawing the attention to your cheek bones and a similar pallet is the same for your lips. The spectrum opens a little bit wider to include shades of red however the concept is much the same. A beautiful natural look with just a burst of color will really give you presence in any room and can create a very dramatic look. Pale skin is beautiful and contrary to popular belief, color is not your enemy. Knowing how and where to add a light burst of color can really be a great tool in drawing attention to your beautiful, defined features. Don’t be afraid to stand out in the crowd and be remembered for your edgy, eye-catching look.