TRUE AUTUMN COLOUR GUIDE
TRUE AUTUMNs overall appearance is warm and muted. Your skin, eye and hair colours are all warm with rich golden undertones. All colours in your features are blended to each other, but your skin appears lighter than your hair and eyes which creates low to medium contrast. Your skin is yellow golden and may have freckles.Your eyes are generally brown, green or hazel. Your hair has golden and red tones such as copper, auburn and golden brown.
Technically you can create colour combinations by mixing and matching colours in your colour palette. You can combine your accent colours with your basic colours or with your dark or light neutral colours.
TRUE AUTUMN has typical rich and yellow based autumn colours, it is the warmest of all Autumn colour palettes. Golden greens, oranges, warm reds and yellows are creating colouful appearance. They are not as bright or light as Spring colours but they are rich and vibrant. They are medium dark, soft and muted but less muted than Summer palettes.
Since there is low to medium contrast between your features, its better to choose monochromatic and analogous combination types, which means same colour with different shades or colours with similar undertones that are close to each other on the colour wheel.
Black and white are not in your colour palette because they have cool undertones, also they are either too light or dark for you. But you have different options such as brown and beige tones in your colour palette.
Since your natural look has low to medium contrast, your patterns should reflect the same. Best to choose the same colours in your palette for your patterns and prints. Small to medium scale and light colour patterns such as earthy elements, flowers, wood shapes, leaves would be nice options for your natural look. Avoid too small or dense and sharp geometric patters.
Similar patterns, different shades
Medium contrast, autumn colours, medium scale. Good example for True Autumns.
Medium contrast , cool green background but also wearable for Ture Autums.
Cool grey background is disharmonious for True Autumn palette, not a good example.
Other examples of True Autumn patterns and prints
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Your best metals are gold, copper, brass and bronze. Prefer matte, antiqued, oxidized and hammered metals instead of shiny ones.
You can use wood and other natural stones as well. Yellow and green stones such as Umber, Jade and Peridot are also harmonies with your warm features.
You have natural warm skin complexion with beige and golden undertone. Its better for you to choose the similar foundation colour to your skin tone, preferably the ones with yellow based matte or satin finishes.
Salmon, peach and rusty tones are best option for blush colours. Make sure that you choose warm, light and yellow based colours with matte finishes.
Warm, copper reds and oranges will comply with your blush colours. They are better when they have a slight golden shimmer.
Your soft and muted colour complexion needs to be repeated with your make up colours. Therefore matte eye shadows with warm undertones, earthy colours would be better for you. Avoid cool and blue based colours as well as shimmery finishes.
You have option to choose different green colours in your palette since they harmonize with your green or brown eyes. For mascara, brown tones are better for you.
Your make-up colours are taken from your fashion colour palette. Cosmetic companies have their own colour names for their products. You may not be able to find the exact names in the market when you are shopping for make-up products, but this colour palette will guide you to find your best colors that would match your complexion, you can try to search for similar colours as possible.
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