Choosing the right gem for you can be difficult; there are many shapes, colors, and kinds of gems, metals and aspects to consider. Depending on the skin type and the shape of your face, jewelry may look different on each person. So it is important that when you consider buying one, you have to know the guidelines associated with jewelry and your skin tone, so you can feel more confident when you wear it.

 Tips to choose the right jewelry for you:

  1. Identify your skin tone: You can use the bottom of your wrist and find two types of tones: 

Bluish veins indicate that your skin tone is cool; people with this skin tone usually have shades of red or pink on his face. The eye color varies from light blue and brown. Most people have cold skin, even those with dark or tanned skin.

Greenish veins are from people with warm skin tone, their face could have yellow hues or golden and eye color can be any. If your hair is red, blonde or strawberry, it is more likely that your skin is warm. People with darker skin generally do not have a warm skin tone.

  1. Select a color and metal that complements with your skin tone: 
  • Metals: If you have a cool skin tone, metals such as silver, platinum, and white gold will work for you. For Warm skin tones the best are metals such as gold, pewter, brass, and copper.
  • Complementary Colors: For Cool skin tones, stones such as white pearls and diamonds are recommended. Stone color should focus on jewel tones such as pinks, purples, blues, reds, and magentas.

In the case that you have a warm skin tone, wear stones such as coral or golden toned pearls. Stone color should focus on more earthy tones such as browns, oranges, greens, yellows, peaches, corals, and also turquoises.

 

  1.  Select a color and metal that complements with your skin tone:
  • Heart or diamond shape of face:  In this case, use a dangle or drop earrings; these will help you to lengthen the face. Also when you use necklaces choose the chokers, these help to soften the sharp angle of your chin.
  • Square, triangular or round shaped face: If you have one of these types of face, look for necklaces that extend below the neckline (28″ to 32″); and you can use earrings with elongated shapes like rectangles and ovals.
  • Oblong or rectangular shaped  face: In the case of earrings, use round earrings to contrast the longer shape face. If your neck is long, use chokers
  • Oval shaped face: In this case use dangle earrings, preferably no too long. For necklaces you can choose long or short.

Remember to take all these aspects into consideration when choosing the right jewelry to buy. Some people only look good with certain colors, depending on your skin tone, eye color, hair color, facial features, etc.

Don’t be afraid to try new things, but always following the tips that we give to you and you can feel satisfied with your purchase.