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Tightlining videos….comparing haircolors

Choose this video guide on tightlining by Melissa is obviously a warm season. I’d say she’s an Autumn.

Because she’s about to become a redhead, she really fit into this blog!

Her hair color looks very natural soft red, but maybe she has dyed it, cause she has cooler strokes swept backwards from her forehead. Look closely at her hair color. You probably would call her a strawberry blonde, and so be it. But first impression is not really red, but rather a medium brown warmed up by red pigments. Her face color is a strong golden. Maybe this hue is due to the lamplight indoors and her locks would have a slightly diffrent color when outdoors when sun shining.

Here’s another tightlining video, this time from PopSugar.  Kirbie Johnson’s our guide. As you can see Kirbie too is leaning a bit on red, but neither she is a real redhead. She is what I should call a golden strawberry. She is clearly very golden – I’d rather call her a golden than a blonde, blonde hair is more kinda yellow. Springs to mind: Goldenlock and the three bears. And amongst all that golden – not yellow, mind you, there are lashings of red pigments. Making her a golden leaning towards strawberry.

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Info on colours for fair complexions

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Hey, Snow White! Others fawn over your fair complexion resembling that of a porcelain doll — but little do they know how frustrating finding the right makeup for your skin tone can be.

Even the lightest of colors seems to be too dark in comparison and blending your heart out just leaves you with what’s known as the “makeup mask.” Ditch the colors that sorta, kinda work because MDC is here to help you find the ideal shades to complement your ivory complexion. Here’s what you fair-skinned beauties need to look for when taking a trip down the makeup aisle.

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Work With Your Undertones

If you think your understanding of your skin tone doesn’t need to extend past the fair skin category, you would be mistaken. Choosing the right makeup is dependent on your undertones, too!

Foundation for Fair Skin

Working with your undertone will help you determine which foundation is perfect for your fair complexion. Have you figured out whether you’re cool, warm or neutral? Perfect. (If you’re still unsure, ask an expert at a beauty department counter.) Try one of these fair-friendly foundations and pinpoint your exact shade based on your undertone findings!

Fair-Skinned Favorites: Giorgio Armani Maestro Foundation, Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra 24H, L’Oréal Paris True Match Super Blendable Makeup

Choosing the Right Blush

Finding the right blush can be difficult since many shades can look too stark and obvious against your fair skin. A little flush is meant to look natural (not clown-like!).

Ideal hues include soft pink, peach or coral — more specifically, warm skin tones look best in peach and coral

while cool tones look best in rosy pinks and light mauves.

Related: How to Find the Right Blush for Your Skin Tone

Best Bronzer for You

You might feel like bronzer is not even in the realm of possibility — that’s definitely not the case. Not only can you rock bronzer, but you can rock it in multiple ways – including in contouring your fair skin.

Add a little warmth to your cheeks by finding a sheer shade that has a hint of peach or shimmery pink (just not too shimmery!). As a rule of thumb, less is more — you can always add on as needed, but too much bronzer and you won’t be fooling anyone!

Related:
The Basics of Bronzer

Eye Shadow Shades

You’ve heard it before: Eye shadow shades that are too dark will come off bruise-like

and hues that are too rosy will make you look sick.

And neutral? Forget about it — they’ll blend right in with your skin tone!

If you have warm undertones, it’s best to stick with bronze and earthy colors,

while cool undertones look perfect in jewel-tones and gray or metallic shadesLooking for the shadow palette that will do it all, no matter your undertones? The Urban Decay Naked2 Eyeshadow Palette has it all!

Flattering Lipstick Colors

Contrary to what some may think, light-skinned ladies can wear shades that range from barely there to bright and bold!

When shopping for the perfect nude, look for shades that have a slight pink or peach note, so that you don’t look washed out. We love the YSL Rouge Volupté is Nude Beige!

Shades with peachy-coral hues are perfect for cool undertones,

while fair skin with warm undertones look stunning in orange lipstick! S

till searching for a ravenous red? If you have

cool undertones, opt for a bluish red like NYX Matte Lipstick in Perfect Red and those of you with warmer undertones look best with an orangey red like NYX Simply Red Lip Cream in Seduction.

Hey, light-skinned lovelies! What are some of your favorite fair-friendly shades? Share in the comments below!

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You might feel like bronzer is not even in the realm of possibility — that’s definitely not the case. Not only can you rock bronzer, but you can rock it in multiple ways – including in contouring your fair skin. Add a little warmth to your cheeks by finding a sheer shade that has a hint of peach or shimmery pink (just not too shimmery!). As a rule of thumb, less is more — you can always add on as needed, but too much bronzer and you won’t be fooling anyone!

Related:
The Basics of Bronzer

Eye Shadow Shades

You’ve heard it before: Eye shadow shades that are too dark will come off bruise-like and hues that are too rosy will make you look sick. And neutral? Forget about it — they’ll blend right in with your skin tone! If you have warm undertones, it’s best to stick with bronze and earthy colors, while cool undertones look perfect in jewel-tones and gray or metallic shades. Looking for the shadow palette that will do it all, no matter your undertones? The Urban Decay Naked2 Eyeshadow Palette has it all!

Flattering Lipstick Colors

Contrary to what some may think, light-skinned ladies can wear shades that range from barely there to bright and bold! When shopping for the perfect nude, look for shades that have a slight pink or peach note, so that you don’t look washed out. We love the YSL Rouge Volupté is Nude Beige!

Shades with peachy-coral hues are perfect for cool undertones, while fair skin with warm undertones look stunning in orange lipstick! Still searching for a ravenous red? If you have cool undertones, opt for a bluish red like NYX Matte Lipstick in Perfect Red and those of you with warmer undertones look best with an orangey red like NYX Simply Red Lip Cream in Seduction.