Which Three Colors Look Best on You?

Emily Maggrett

Image: CoffeeAndMilk/E+/Getty Images

About This Quiz

Sad but true: most people just don't know which colors work for them. We all have a friend who insists on wearing neon shades even though they make her look consumptive, or a brother who loves wearing red even though it makes his skin look too ruddy.

But could YOU be wearing the wrong colors too? There's only one way to find out — take this quiz!

We're going to use seasonal color theory to figure out whether you're a spring or summer, winter or autumn. We'll also check on whether your look is muted or high-contrast, and whether the hues that work best for you are bright, deep or soft. 

Through this analysis, we'll be able to figure out which three colors will best enhance your natural beauty. This will give you a fresh perspective on your current closet. It'll also take the mystery out of your next shopping trip, since you'll know exactly which colors will work for you (and which won't).

Your color journey starts with a single step — taking this quiz! Regardless of your ethnicity, this quiz will determine which season and colors work for you. Ready? Let's dive in!

Flip over your wrist and look at your veins. Are they green or blue?

Which suits you best, silver or gold jewelry?

What color are your eyes?

What is your natural hair color?

Which shade of lipstick suits you best?

How much contrast do you have between your skin and hair?

How much contrast do you have between your hair and eyes?

Were you ever a natural blonde?

Does orange look "muddy" next to your skin?

Do bright colors like red and electric blue wash you out?

What color blush do you wear?

Do you tan easily?

Does pale grey look good on you, or does it look boring?

Does beige look good on you, or does it look dull and old-fashioned?

Can you pull off peach?

Can you pull off black?

Can you pull off magenta lipstick?

Which color combination do you prefer?

Which spice do you prefer?

Which season seems to bring out your natural beauty best?

How would you describe your complexion?

Which color makes you look healthiest?

Which color makes you look tired?

Do you sunburn easily?

Is your hair dark for your ethnicity?

Are your eyes bright in color or deep in color?

Do you look good in dusty colors, or are they totally unflattering?

Can you pull off wearing lots of makeup?

Does black look nice on you or terrible?

Which shade of red would you choose - tomato, raspberry, scarlet or maroon?

About HowStuffWorks Play

How much do you know about dinosaurs? What is an octane rating? And how do you use a proper noun? Lucky for you, HowStuffWorks Play is here to help. Our award-winning website offers reliable, easy-to-understand explanations about how the world works. From fun quizzes that bring joy to your day, to compelling photography and fascinating lists, HowStuffWorks Play offers something for everyone. Sometimes we explain how stuff works, other times, we ask you, but we’re always exploring in the name of fun! Because learning is fun, so stick with us!

Explore More Quizzes