We see different nail trends every day, watch various nail colors getting the attention now and then. We often get into the dilemma of which pigment would suit our skin tone and which won’t. Everyone got their fair share of painting their nails in a hideous color which was trending at that time. Trends are something that changes in a flash and what might be trendy might not go well with or match your skin tone. Nail polishes should be something that compliments your skin tone as they can either make the hands look more flattering or can ruin the look. Look at the list below to know the perfect tint for your skin tone.
Pale or Porcelain skin tone
People having this complexion need to select colors that complement and enhance their skin tones as extremely light might make it look that they are sick and extreme bright can create a contrast that will be too tacky to look at. Look for your undertone and see what looks best with it. In most cases, they have a cool undertone. Look for pastel colors as they bring out the complexion and make the whole look complete and tidy. Matte-finished pastels are widely popular and go well with every outfit and occasion.
Fair skin tone
Fair-toned women have a wide range of colors to choose from. The first step to choose the perfect pigment is to know what undertone you have. Some have a cool undertone while others might have a warmer undertone. When you know what undertone, you have it becomes easier to narrow down the colors from the color wheel or color list. This skin tone can choose from a wide range of warm hues and finishes of their look. Warm colors pop out on this skin tone and are noticeable. Fair complexion is complemented by all primary hues and dark hues as well.
Tanned skin tone
This category ranges from wheatish skin tone to olive skin tone. This section has a wide range to select from as many colors complement this tone. This can wear a lot of colors but the best tones that go well with are the medium ones. One can opt for nail art with some prints and the colors used medium-toned. This sort of assembling of colors and prints can make the nails look more stylish. Try using metallic or shiny colors as they bring out the best and make the nails look really well maintained. Vibrant, bright, and shiny colors are the best for skin tone. If you want to wear some neutral or nude shades try the metallic shades in that category.
Dark skin tone
To highlight the charm of this complexion two categories of colors can be used. One being the dark hues to elaborate the tone or the warm color section. Usually, colors like brown, bottle green, burgundy, chocolate brown, or maybe some hues of red are used as the match the dark-skinned complexion and add to the beauty. Gold looks stunning on this skin and elaborates the stylish look that can be easily pulled off. Dark hues are the best for people having similar skin tones.
The trick to match nail polishes is very simple. We just have to understand what skin tone we have with what sort of undertone. The rule goes by matching the lighter shades with light tones and darker ones with dark tones. On some occasions and with some particular outfit opposites might attract and look good too. You can always experiment with your tints and use the one you like the most. Do not go with the trend if you are not comfortable. Try new shades and look for the ones that make you feel good and confident. If possible, avoid shopping for these online and try going to the store to get yourself the color that suits you. Online platforms may have more variety and colors but they cannot show how that would look on your nails. Visit a nail salon and get yourself the manicure and nail art to want and deserve. Take care of your nails before, during, and after styling them with different colors, prints, and accessories.