Want to give yourself an updated look for spring? Start with a new sundress and some bright red lipstick. Then take it a step further by updating your hair with a beautiful brunette color.
Go brunette for spring
Here's your guide to choosing the best brunette shade for spring.
Check your coloring
The first step in choosing a new hair color is to evaluate your coloring to determine if your skin tone is cool or warm. Start with your skin tone and eye color.
Cool-toned individuals tend to have darker colored eyes and either dark, olive-toned skin or pale skin with pink undertones. Hair colors in the cool category include deep browns, golden browns and sandy blondes. Cool-toned women look better in jewel-toned clothing, like blues, greens, purples and pinks.
On the flip side, if your skin has golden undertones, or if you're freckled or ruddy with hair in the red or strawberry blonde category, you likely fall into the warm category. Warm-colored individuals usually have golden brown, green or hazel eyes with golden tones. Earth-toned clothing in yellows, oranges and browns look better on "warm" women.
Having trouble figuring out if you're warm or cool? Hold a piece of yellow fabric or gold jewelry against your face while looking in the mirror, and then hold up a piece of silver fabric or silver jewelry. Which looks best? If it's yellow or gold, you're warm. If it's silver, you're cool!
Now that you know if you're warm or cool, it's time for the fun part -- choosing your brunette tone for spring!
Best "cool" brunette tones
These cool-toned brunette shades are perfect for bringing out the natural beauty in women with cool-colored skin tones.
Best "warm" brunette tones
Choose from any of these warm-toned brunette shades to bring out your inner glow.
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