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Since mahogany is a relatively rich color, women with this medium to light brown skin can have a tricky time finding a good spring wardrobe. Spring is all about light pastels and flirty colors, many of which don't fly with mahogany skin. By combining the right neutrals and brightening spring pastels to shades that work with mahogany's rosy beige, mahogany divas can ensure they get attention in spring's warm weather.
Know your skin undertones to choose colors that complement you. Mahogany ladies have light to medium brown skin with rosy beige to rosy brown undertones. Mahogany skin tone looks warm, but cool shades flatter it more than warm hues like red or yellow.
Look to gunmetal gray, silver, beige or khaki and navy clothes for your spring neutrals. Neutrals provide safe colors and can be incorporated into any season's outfit.
Use cool colors like blue and green. Colors that go well with mahogany skin include turquoise, sea green and purples. Because of its dark color, mahogany skin looks better with richer shades, so don't get too pale or pastel-hued when incorporating these colors.
Shy away from most pastels, which don't come alive on your rich mahogany skin tone. For light spring colors, try peaches, pinks, roses or mauves. Some lavender shades go well against your skin.
Spice it up with cherry red or hot pink when your mahogany skin needs to get noticed. These colors perk up on your skin for a bold new you.
Flatter your skin tone with makeup that extends the look. Beigey pinks work for you, which means you'll have a wide array of light spring colors to use. Natural low maintenance makeup shines in spring.
If you want to go with a color that doesn't sit so well with your skin, try it out as an accessory like a purse or a bracelet. That way you're still rocking the spring trend and you get to wear colors that flatter you more on your body.