Olive Skin Tone Color Analysis Quiz - Medium
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Step 2: Medium Tones - Olive Skin Tone

Color Analysis Quiz for Olive Skin Step 2

You selected MEDIUM. This means you have medium dark eyes, hair OR medium olive skin. Your hair may be medium brown or a blend of grey and brown. Your eyes may be medium brown, hazel, grey or green. Your eyes can be light if your skin or hair is medium dark. Your skin can be light if your hair or eyes are medium dark.

Here are a couple examples of women with olive skin tone and medium dark tones.

Olive Toned Skin Female
Olive Skin Tone Woman

Not medium? Go back to Step 1

Is your olive skin warm or cool?

The next step in the Your Color Style methodology is to figure out your undertones. This is where it gets interesting for olive skin tones. You have both cool and warm tones which neutralize you from having one or the other. You have almost a green undertone - both warm and cool. 

With this in mind, there is no choice at this step. We're going to break the rules of our standard color analysis process.

The Color Theory Behind Olive Skin Tone, Warm Undertones and Cool Undertones

This video explains how our skin tone interacts with our undertones, creating an olive skin tone. This is an explanation I gave my color consultants in my color analysis certification program. I've edited down to the info I believe you will find most valuable. Understanding the color theory behind undertones and skin tone can truly help you understand if you actually have olive skin tone. Plus, I explain the concept of neutral undertones.

So, what does this mean? Watch the next video to understand how having olive toned skin affects the colors you wear.

Best Color for Olive Skin Tone

 

Here is the range of medium cool pinks that are the best colors for olive skin tone.

Best Color for Olive Skin Tone

Based on the above video, you will find your best colors in the medium and cool color palettes. In Your Color Style, we have Bright Cool Medium and Soft Cool Medium. If you can wear sharp bright intense colors well, then you will choose the bright cool and medium color palette. If very bright colors are too strong, then the soft cool and medium colors are perfect for you. 

Learn more about each of these color palettes:

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