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Gold or silver jewellery. How can I tell which one suits me?
I have olive sallow skin with very dark brown hair and eyes. I have both gold and silver earrings and necklaces but I can't tell which looks better. I wear tops in strong jewel colours. I look terrible in white tops. Anyone know if I'm warm or cold. Or how I can tell.
If you look terrible in white you are warm toned most likely. In theory gold should look better on you. I am warm toned but kind of neutral (bright spring) so I can wear silver or gold and look better in off white/cream.
Rings are where it's noticeable the most on me. Go to a jewellers and try on some gold and some silver, one on each hand.
I have slightly olive toned skin, with some oinkiness on my face, I'm quite pale though. Deep dark brown hair, hazel eyes. White metals look way better on me than yellow gold. Never had my colours done though.
A tip I learned is to look at the veins in the back of wrist. If you have blue veins you have cool skin if they are green then you have warm skin. Generally cool skin suits silver jewellery and warm skin suits gold.
For some reason I find it easier to figure it out with nail varnish as it's easier to see on against your hands. I look dreadful with gold on (think corpse hands) but silver is lovely so I obviously have cool undertones.
A lot of olive skin is actually cool toned more often than warm.