How to Pick the Right Colors for Your Skin Tone



When you look inside your closet, you might notice a few running themes. Perhaps you always gravitate toward short hemlines or block heels. Maybe there are stacks of jeans or a collection of cool, structured bags. But are there any color themes? We’re betting there are. After some trial and error, you’ve probably learned which colors look best on you.

In case you haven’t, or in case you want to find out more hues to test-drive, we tapped celebrity stylist Karen Raphael to break down which colors will work for you and which ones to avoid. The good news? There is a wide range of hues that work for every skin color, so you’ll have a variety of options no matter what your tone is.

Keep reading to find out the best colors for your skin tone, and shop our picks.