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Caramel skin color is warm and golden, and deserves a hair color that will bring out its golden tones. Whether you like your hair color dark, or golden and light, there's a hue that's perfect for you. Just make sure you avoid cool tones with ash pigment in them, which will make you look pale and give your skin a jaundiced look.
If brunette is your favorite hair color, you need to gravitate toward the warm browns. If you like your hair dark, go with a deep brown color, but with a touch of warmth to it. Ash browns won't work for you, so let there be a hint of gold or red in it. Lighter browns, such as medium-golden browns, light-gold browns and red-russet browns are also fabulous with your skin tone.
Your dream blond hair color is a natural, golden-blond. Make sure it's a natural gold and not brassy or excessively yellow. Instead of a one-shade blond, a tone-on-tone hair color with a medium-brown base and light golden-brown or dark golden-blond highlights would look smokin' hot. This way you brighten up that skin tone, but you eliminate the risk of going too light all over and washing that warm skin color out completely.
When you have a warm, caramel skin tone, you need to seek out reds that are copper or true-red based. Avoid violet-based reds like eggplant and burgundy. For darker reds, try a deep auburn, or dark copper. Lighter reds should still be within the copper or auburn family. These reds can be lightened up with lighter highlights within the same family too. So a medium auburn with light copper highlights looks fabulous and adds a little edge to the overall style.
For those who can't decide between the brunettes and the reds, why not mix the two for a sexy color duo? Ginger and cinnamon hair colors aren't as flashy as a full-on auburn, but are way more "notice me" than straight brown. Think Amy Adams' warm hair color. This is also a fabulous way to ease yourself into red without the shock value.