Knowing the true color of your skin is primarily about finding the underlying color of your skin, which is the key to buying the right color of glasses for the perfect look.

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Skin Undertones

When it comes to color shades, you may have heard the terms "cool", "warm" or "neutral" to describe how a color looks in a photo or drawing. These terms refer to the temperature of the color, in this case the base color of your skin, and are used to determine which color eyeglass frame matches it best. The following are the meanings of these terms:

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A touch of blue, pink or rosy complexion.


There is no obvious pink or greyish-yellow, but the natural color of the skin is more pronounced.


The skin is yellow, greyish-yellow, pink or golden yellow.

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How to Identify The Undertones Of Your Skin

Look at the vein inside your wrist (in natural light). Are they blue or green? If your hair looks bluer or almost purple, you may be a cool color. If they look greener, you may be warm. If you can't tell if they are blue or green, chances are you tend to be neutral.

The other way to determine your skin undertone is the effect of the sun. At times you forgot to wear sunscreen outside, did your skin turn golden-brown, or did it burn and turn pink first? If you burn easily, it’s likely that you have cool-toned skin. If you get an envious golden tan, you likely have warm-toned skin.

The Perfect Color Of Glasses For Your Skin Undertone

As with all color matching, when choosing the color of your glasses consider your skin tone to better find the perfect match. Of course you can also disregard it, because that match is also a leap of faith.

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Cool Tones

If you are cool skin, you should try to choose glasses frames with blue-based red, blue, black, pink and tortoise colors.

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Neutral Tones

If you have a neutral-toned skin, you can fit almost any color of glasses frame!

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Warm Tones

If you have warm skin tones, you should try warm red, gold, purple, brown, silver and clear colored glasses frames.


The easiest way to know what color of glasses is best for your face and skin tones is to try different colors as much as possible.