While being comfortable with one's own skin (and wardrobe) is number one, it is safe to say that something that no one wants to wear is something that gets older. A youthful appearance is something we all strive for, whether intentionally or not. One of the most effective ways to achieve youthful light is through the colors that we choose to wear. Since there are thousands of Pantone colors at any given time, we turned to a field expert to guide us towards the exact colors to wear if you want to look younger. Kate Smith is the president and chief maven of color Sensational Color which is a source for information on color trends, meaning, theory, and do's and don'ts.
Smith told us, "Every year, the tone of hair and skin changes slightly, and at some point, those similar colors are no longer as flattering as they used to be." He added, "To keep your older and smarter self shining, your colors need to complement how you look today." He recommends four specific colors that will give your look a lift. Keep scrolling to find out what they are.
"Turquoise is a color released by the radiance in every skin tone . There are many variations of this color that tend to be either bluer or greener. If you have a lighter skin tone, find the perfect turquoise by turning your arm and looking at the veins in your wrist.If they look more blue or green, then find a shade of turquoise leaning on that color If you have medium-to-dark skin tones, almost any mid-tone turquoise will look good. "- Kate Smith
" Women, especially those with light skin tones, need to exchange pastel pink for medium-purple. Think of the rich magenta that Tons of red or colors ranging from fuchsia to raspberry. Afraid to trade pastel pink for a deeper shade? All you have to do is look at photos of Hillary Clinton wearing this color compared to any other color she wears on the campaign trail. When you see how younger she looks [red-violet] you will want to find your best crimson purple as well. "- Kate Smith
" True black is often too severe against softer tones of ripe skin. It can make better lines, wrinkles, and circles under your eyes.If black is your go-to color, it can be hard to turn away. Be open to testing gray charcoal, navy blue, or other deep colors. You can only discover how flattering your & # 39; new black & # 39; s are than what you are wearing. "- Kate Smith
"Another color that flatters most women is medium blue with a touch of purple or purple. Hair and skin color is & # 39; cool & # 39; aged, and the color blue, often called periwinkle, works well wherever you drop the skin tone between warm and cool. "- Kate Smith
This post was published at an earlier date and has since been updated.