Are you considering changing your hair color to one that matches your olive skin complexion more closely? If so, it is easy to feel like you are boxed in by the plethora of rules for mixing and matching and while your eye color remains rigid, hair color is pretty easy to achieve without adverse effects of simply trying too hard. Temporary dyes make it possible to take your new look for a spin before you decide to keep it for the long-haul. Olive beauties have war skin tone with distant green hues but that does not mean that you have to stick to dull shades of brown. Here is our proof that there is a lot more you can do without hair even within the natural brunette spectrum and beyond.
We present to you, 15 amazing hair color choices for Olive skin as seen on celebrities this season.
1. Subtle balisage
This is the first of several looks be this super hero by day and gorgeous trend setter by night, Jessica Alba, featured on this list of best looks for olive skin beauties. We love how she rocks the olive gorgeous with casual hairstyles that showcase our natural hair texture and on this particular occasion we see medium length wavy hairdo with room for bounce and movement. This is an easy look to steal from home and it is one that will impress for every occasion.
2. Two-Tone Ombré
This next look on Megan Fox is a two-tone with Ombre highlights where she has a gradual fade in the wave from chocolate brown to almost blonde tips. The look screams for attention and requires an expert to graduate the color scheme like that. You may want to use a semi-permanent dye if you think it is a daring move to go permanent but with the right amount of skill and experience on your stylist, you should probably just go for it.
3. Auburn hair color for olive skin
Olive skin beauty often feel more comfortable with darker shade of brown which is complementary for their skin color and choice of makeup. On the other hand, you can choose to be different by adding a glow of reddish browns such as auburn which gives you’re a nice contrast with your skin when done well. It will make your skin glow as well since red is opposite to green on the color wheel.
4. Chestnut with reddish tones
With a cool olive skin tone you could benefit from a warm up with subtle red highlights and that can be achieved with a chestnut variant of hair color. Chestnut highlights always have an aura to them and make your skin glow with natural warmth and beauty. This is for you if you choose to pop your natural look without appearing to try too hard or overdoing anything. This will look will fly better in cooler weather where it adds that warmth bringing your hair alive.
5. Deep Mocha
Check out this cool black hair color by Olivia Munn which leans towards mysterious and adds an element of wonder in almost every olive toned skin. This look will do marvelously well for casual lifestyle and is also a bit of a neutral shade provided you do not overdo it. This work with almost anyone and more so for olive complexion.
6. Honey with a touch of copper
Honey goes well with olive skin and its various undertones especially when your colorist is also using a toner with double gold and a touch of copper. The final hue is one with more gold and less reddish hue from copper otherwise the hair might appear too brassy or too yellow. The blend of copper and gold in the product of choice should be on point to avoid either of these two scenarios.
7. Delicate, Subtle Honey
Sofia Vergara puts on this great balance of color and style with an overall lightening effect. This is magical move by the expert colorist Rita Hazan who does celebrities like Beyoncé. The color application here has that lightening effect on Sofia bringing that olive toned skin to a brighter more glowing hue.
8. Brown hair, brown eyes and olive skin
Even before you pick your favorite hair color to go with your sultry olive skin tone, and equally enchanting brown eyes, you can screenshot this midnight black look because it will stand out as one of those favorite looks this year. You can bank on black to provide a good backdrop for all kind of wear and makeup and therefore neutrality and a hint of gothic vibes wins even for olive skin.
9. Natural Dark Brown
One great way to complement olive skin tones is to maintain our natural shade of dark brown hair. This look showcase self confidence in our natural color palette and the hints of raven black and dark brown are all you need to rejuvenate your natural aura. This do has a flattering effect thanks to the lift near the root and a light misty addition of texture spray that boosts the volume and adds attitude to the hair.
10. Cool Grey-Blonde
Here is a stunning cool grey blonde on Kim Kardashian which complements here famous olive skin look. This shows just how good this look can be for fair skinned individuals as well and there is a subtle highlight of platinum to make the look that more expensive looking. Cool grey is a rather uncommon pick for olive skinned women but then again, so is Kim Kardashian style and elegance.
11. Olive Undertones
Here we see Shay Mitchell with her low key color with a natural color near the face and a blend of highlights throughout the rest of the hair. The secret to stealing Shay’s look is to keep the roots natural so that there is no sharp break from the skin tone. The warmer side is blonde while the ends will hinge on the creamier lighter scale creating a gorgeous dimension that avoid that washed out hair appearance of fading.
12. Balayage on Olive Skin
Balayage is an art of hand painting on hair and in this case it has been used to brighten the blonde with a drastic change towards the ends. This look is something to complement almost any woman’s look particularly if they have olive skin and you can use the same techniques to keep your natural hair color while adding light to you countenance.
13. Warm Honey base
Choosing golden highlights does a lot of favors for your final look including a spark of texture to your hair as well creation of a dimension giving it depth. Besides, a combination of gold and honey will be best suited to cause a natural balance between your skin and hair. It is of paramount importance that the highlights that you choose do not become too bright because it is a good rule of thumbs to have no more of a deviation than two shades lighter or darker than your honey base.
If you are looking to elevate your look even with cooler weather and add warmth into your hair and look then honey base will do the trick. It is warm but also soft enough to highlight your olive skin tone and works well with brown eyes too so it’s a big plus if you own a pair.
14. Lighter Hair Color for Olive Skin with Highlights
Hair color for olive skin can often quickly turn into framing the perfect highlights for popping your skin tone. It helps to take a step back and consider the overall look and also to accentuate your face as it makes all the difference. Putting darker colors around the face of an olive kissed beauty is a common misdeed rookie colorists do and it accentuates all the dark circles around the face that are somewhat bothersome. You often have to consider everything including the red freckles that we wish away.
15. Rich yellow Hair Color For Hazel Eyes And Fair Warm-Toned Skin
Lucky you for having fairer skin and lighter undertones. These are the factors that determine which hair color will look the best on you. women with warm skin like that of Mila Kunis see here, can simply not go wrong with a rich yellow or even reddish colors. Many light and dark shades can be had for people with hazel eyes but this look is perfect if you combine all of that with fair olive toned skin.
We hope that our list of top hair dos for olive skin was inspirational for your next hair color palette. While generally steering clear of pale and platinum blonde shades, you can still add some pop to your appearance and look fantastic effortlessly. Please feel free to steal these looks and let us know which ones turn the most heads when you walk down the street looking back at your awesomeness.