The Best Colors for Fair Skin at a Summer Wedding

The fair-skinned Nicole Kidman wears a rose pink that highlights her natural red undertones.

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Those with fair-skinned complexions may be slightly intimidated by the thought of a vivid bright summer wedding color palette. Don't worry. Your porcelain complexion can look stunning as long as you find the shades to highlight your natural undertones and emphasize the clarity of your fair skin.

Bright Pinks

Pinks are beautiful against your pale skin. Try bright candy shades or rose pinks. These shades will bring out the red undertones in your skin and give you a little more color in your cheeks. These shades also are perfect for summer weddings because they reflect tree blossoms, and are the ultimate in feminine hues.

Grass Green

Bright green colors such as grass green and lime green will brighten up your complexion and show off your clear complexion. Fair skin will gleam and glow when combined with rich, colorful shades. A strong green will highlight yellow undertones and give you that summer shimmer.

Neutrals and Browns

Neutral shades and browns are perfect for a fair complexion. Light-skinned women can wear neutral shades because they enhance the natural undertones in your complexion. Select light taupe, beige and blush pinks. Ensure the colors remain soft but have strong undertones. Taupe and blush pink are subtle but taupe is a lightened rich brown and blush pink is a fairer candy pink. These colors will emphasize the porcelain look of your skin.

Vivid Violets

Violets and purples work well for fair skin and abide by the summer color palette, too. These shades are reminders of floral colors and so create a deeper selection of summer colors. These shades also will highlight your soft pink undertones and strengthen your color. Violets are subtle and soft enough to allow your complexion to shine while also remaining strong and apparent.

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