Nail Varnish Colours for Summer Skin Tones

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Summer Colours


Summers are a combination of cool and muted skin tones. They generally have pale pink skin which can have blue undertones. Hair ranges from ash blonde to a deep, dark red and eyes are generally blue or green.

There four different types of summer colours

Absolute Summer – Hair is light brown to grey with creamy skin.
Summer – Winter – Silver grey to dark ash brown to deep brunette with bright coloured eyes.
Summer – Spring – Ash brown hair with golden highlights and light eyes.
Summer – Autumn – Ash blonde to copper to light red hair with creamy skin.

Colours to Use

Dusty Pink Nail Varnish

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Soft pastels like dusty pink, powder blue and lavender.

Taupe Nail Varnish

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Light neutrals like taupe, charcoal and warm grey and cream.

Emerald Green Nail Varnish

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Vibrant colours like deep plum, emerald green and scarlet red.

Colours to Avoid
Summers should avoid intense, vivid hues that will drown out their complexion. They should also stay away from darker earth tones (like dark brown & orange) that will wash them out.

Not A Summer?

There are four seasons to choose from so be sure to take a look at spring, autumn & winter colours to learn more.
As always, feel free to have a wonder around our store to find varnish colours that will look fabulous on you.


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