How To Pick The Right Color In Your Prom Dress

Buying a prom dress will be the most important decision you will make when you plan on going to the prom. Your prom dress will be your triumph at the prom if you choose a color for your dress that complement who you are as an individual person. Choosing a color to complement your individual skin coloring, hair color, and even personality does not have to be confusing if you follow these steps

Enhance your skin and hair color

Your prom dress can make you feel very important. The color of your prom dress should follow commonly known criteria in matching colors of dress to skin and hair color. If you are a blonde with very light skin, your colors are the pastels ranging from the soft ivories to black. You should stay away from overly bold colors like right reds, oranges or browns. If you are a red head with fair skin, your colors in dresses are browns, whites, and red shades. Red heads really don't look that good in black and should be careful about choosing it for their prom dress. If you are have black hair with light skin, your colors are blues, ivories, and pastel shades of purple and black. If you are a brunette, your colors are oranges, pinks, beige and black.

Choose What Looks Good On You

A prom dress can look gorgeous on a hanger. If you don't try it on, you will not know how it works on your bod shape as well as your skin and hair color. If you are overweight, choose a color that will diminish your size. You may be proud of your weight, but you want to put your best foot forward and focus people's attention on your hair and face and not too much on your body. Your prom dress should be chosen by color and the color should be solid and not a pastel. Any solid color prom dress would work if the color is true and not a pastel blend or mix.

What Colors To Avoid

There are really no colors that you should avoidLink in picking a prom dress except for all white. White is usually associated with a wedding dress and a prom dress is formal. If you choose white, pick accessories that will not stand out and look awkward. Many girls have started to wear all black as prom dresses and the color black on prom dresses is perfectly acceptable as it has even become popular in maids of honor at weddings. Basically, choose the color that will not detract from your face, your hair or your skin color. The right color prom dress will accent your body, face, hair and skin color. The right color in the wrong fabric might also cause a problem. With a chiffon, even the boldest colors look muted. Whereas with a satin, bold colors might be too strong for your hair or skin color or your size. A prom dress should be chosen according to the color that fits your hair, skin and body weight. But, the type of fabric that your prom dress is made of will play a major role in how that color actually looks. Plus, you should consider the effect of color when you decide on buying a sequined prom dress. Sequins have a way of changing the effect of color on your skin, hair and weight. Dark haired girls can wear darker shades and light haired girls look better in light colors and soft pastels.

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