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Start With Your Skin’s Undertone
First, determine whether your skin's undertone is warm or cool. There are two easy way to decide that: See whether you look better in silver or gold jewelry, or whether you look better in pure white or in ivory.
- If silver jewelry—or, say, a bright white T-shirt—is more flattering, your skin’s undertone is cool.
- If gold jewelry complements your complexion, your skin’s undertone is warm, which means ivory likely looks better on it than white.
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