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How do I know what skin tone I have?

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If the veins on the wrist appear blue or purple, the person is cool-toned; if the veins are more green, she is warm-toned. Once the determination has been made, it is easy to figure out what season fits a particular skin tone.

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How do I know what skin tone I have?
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Knowing the correct skin tone can assist with choosing makeup and clothing. Those with a cool skin tone and dark hair are likely winters. Springs have light hair and warm skin tones. If both the skin tone and hair are light, the person is likely a summer. Falls tend to have warm skin tones and hair that ranges from black to red.

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