Here is a simple way to determine and choose colors to flatter your skin tone.
Cool Skin Tones: Eyes are usually blue or grey. Hair usually Blonde, Brown or Black. Skin has definite blue and pinkish undertones. Look best in silver jewelry. You will look best in colors such as blue, red, pink and purple. Colors that match the deep colors of gem stones. Your veins will appear bluish on the underside of wrist.
Natural or Balanced Skin Tones: Eyes can be any color. Hair can be any color. Skin has unspecified undertones, such as pink, olive or yellow. Those with natural or balanced coloring can wear just about any color and look good. Wear gold or silver jewelry (no preference as to which looks better)
Warm Skin Tones: Eyes are usually Brown, Green or Hazel. Hair usually Black, Brown, Red, Auburn, Blonde or Strawberry Blonde. Your skin has yellow/peach or olive undertones. You look best in Gold Jewelry. Best colors to wear are earth-tone colors, like browns, oranges, yellows, beige, yellow greens, cream, off white, etc. Your veins will appear greenish on the underside of wrist.
Fair Skin Tones: You are very fair or have porcelain skin, and burn very easily. You may be very blonde and have pale eyes, or have very dark hair and a porcelain complexion.
Light Skin Tones: Your skin is pale, and you burn and then tan. You might be pale in the winter and have a healthy glow in the summer.
Medium Skin Tones: Your skin is of average tone, and you usually tan when in the sun.
Tan Skin Tones: Your skin tone is darker, possibly of Mediterranean or other ethnic descent, and you tan easily.
Dark Skin Tones: Your skin tone is noticeably dark, and you tan very easily. You may be of African-American, Latin, or Indian descent.