Finding the best hair color to go with your pale cool or warm skin is no easy feat if you are not a skilled colorist. Sometimes it can seem daunting even and you may wonder if there are secret rules that guide the selection process for professional hair and beauty experts. For instance if you have cool undertones then you will want to stick with ashy blonde, brown and fantasy hues.
On the other hand if you have warmer undertones then you should opt for deeper hues like copper, caramel, and honey as they will complement your glow perfectly. In this post we have selected the best hair color ideas for pale skin to complement your specific skin tones. You will find here everything ranging from red to ashy brown to espresso and endless variation of colors. Please enjoy, and you are welcome!
1. Light ash blonde hair and light brown eyebrows
First off we have this beautiful look for all pale skinned beauties and particularly those with northern and western. A cool skin tone often comes off as blue and purple or even pink and this goes for people with north and western European ancestry. This look is particularly cute for this group but it is not limited to them. You can add blue eyes shadow and pink lipstick o the look and you have an amazing way to show out your natural beauty.
2. Brown to Blonde hair colors for pale skin
If you have pale skin then you know to avoid some tones like golds and coppers as they may add an unnatural and often unflattering look against your skin. But consider the beautiful and laid back beige blonde classic that is shown here and you will find that it is one tone and no obvious highlights. There are no color shifts here but you can keep the roots dark for slightly reduced maintenance and if your skin is cooler.
3. Warm Red with honey hues
This is a color scheme we would normally classify as reddish and unnatural but its flexibility allows it to look so glam on pale skin. Warm red is unusual on pale skinned beauties and will turn eyes everywhere. You can choose several other options like peach, coral, and a whole other spectrum of hues for gorgeous pale look. For instance, you can choose a balance between your skin tone and opposing undertones for your hair.
4. Ultraviolet Purple hair color for pale skin
You can now accentuate your curls or bob cut with a shade of hair. This look is glam and looks evenly distributed for fun loving pale skinned beauties. There are options to add a plum hue to this look for a less restricted look. When it comes to putting purple on hair you can choose to have a dusty purple. There are so many shades of purple and coloring techniques for you to choose from and you can experiment with these as your hair grows.
5. Light Auburn
Light auburn is a beautiful choice of hair color for pale skinned beauties as seen on Emma in this gorgeous photo. It has a gingery shade that works with both warmer and cooler complexions. She is or poster girl for this look but if you are looking for other inspirations you can look at Isla Fisher and Army Adams. This look will suit you if you are looking for a simple and flattering look.
6. Auburn with brown highlights
Auburn and brown hair is a typical shade of choice for pale skinned girls. It is rich in color and pigment which adds vibrancy to your look and complements beauty by adding warmth and dimension to your entire look. Change your hair with this delicious and rich auburn shade and add life to your hair this season. You can choose darker and lighter shades ranging from ginger tinge to deep dark brown auburn.
7. Bright red hair color
If you are into bod and unnatural hair colors or you are daring to make a random change then this bright red and unusual hair color has the ability to flatter your pale skin. It’s a fierce sense of beauty and adds the fiery vibrancy to your final look. If you choose to go with this fancy color then you might also want to get only hair care products and treatments that are friendly to dyed hair.
8. Carmel with honey highlights
If you are looking to add dimension to your face and warmth to your cool skin tone then this caramel look will do the trick. You can now add warmth to your brunette base with caramel highlights but honey also adds light and life to the entire look. This works better if you have her eyes and are looking to keep a longer mane. It is also for you if you have a tan or fair skin and grey eyes combination.
9. Copper and caramel for warm skin
I you share the same warmth of skin as actress Debby Ryan then you probably have already discovered that your best fit palette is anywhere from blond to brown. This hybrid look on her hair is a clever blend of light caramel and copper hues which makes her look heavenly. This is for you if you sit somewhere between pale and medium skin tones which makes your life much easier when it comes to adding warmth to your look. She has peachy skin which helps this look pop much better.
10. Brown with red strands for pale skin with pinkish undertones
If your pale skin is punctuated by pinkish undertones then you are well within your bounds to add a little dimension to your face by adding warmth and luminosity to your hair. We know that brown hair can sometimes look flat on pale skin and therefore adding a hint of red will surely revive the look for increased visibility. You can steal this look from Aubrey Peeple as seen here by working some warm red into the bottom of your brown strands.
11. Peachy pink for pale skin and blue eyes
Having a tan skin and blue eyes is a rare exotic combo that deserves an equally unique hair color. If your tan skin hinges on the pale side in this weather then you will benefit from embracing your light complexion with a pastel purple hue which can also be achieved with this pink look. If you have this combination of skin and eyes then you are a unique occurrence and you can play up your surprise element by choosing an eye catching hairdo with a distinct coloration such as pastel colors which add balanced warmth.
12. Black to Brown Ombre Hair
People of pale skin can also take advantage of their lighter complexion to go with a brown Ombre with darker roots. This way you get to keep your roots in a natural shade and therefore make maintenance much easier for your look of choice. You hardly have to worry about touchups especially since you have dyed hair. If you choose to steal this look then you have consider your tips which are more prone to looking dried out compared to the rest of your hair.
13. Golden Auburn
If you have pale skin and brown eyes then you have flaming beauty that requires equally warm hair color. This look is one that will take care of the pinkish undertones of your face and the reddish shade of auburn will work with your natural complexion rather than against it to give you an exciting glowy feel. This is Zoe Deutch and her copper colored locks are driving pale skin and brown and blue eyed beauties crazy around the world. Thank us later for making your dream look a reality.
14. Chocolate brown with auburn overtones
This stunning hair color is a shade of chocolate brown with a deep hue with a touch of auburn. You can recreate this look with a medium brown blended with a richer natural base color. The dye is consistent in intensity throughout her hair and the finish is professional with a touch of semi-auburn gloss to add a layer of warmth.
15. Burgundy for pale skin
Burgundy is just as rich as espresso and can add contrast beauty for people with pale skin. This here is a capture of stunning deep burgundy hair color with pale medium olive skin and goes well with here green eyes. The burgundy shade of plum is lovely and adds life and excitement to her pale skin and does not seem brassy or dusty. It gives her face a lovely reddish glow and gives a fierce sense of beauty for the bold and beautiful.
Thankfully, we have plenty of options for pale colored women when it comes to hair color. Yes, there are a tone of guidelines that these professional follow in selecting the perfect hair color for each client and it all hinges on the undertones of your skin. Please let us know what you and your friends think!