August 15, 2012 13:30 ET

Hot Weather Makeup for Every Skin Tone: Presents Stylish Cosmetic Tips for Summer

SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 15, 2012) - The hot summer months are all about a fresh, natural glow and easy-breezy style -- but don't shy away from intense makeup colors in the hotter months. The key to pulling off any look during this hottest of seasons, whether subtle or glam, is learning how to choose complementary shades for individual skin tones. The latest article by Summer Makeup Shades for Every Skin Tone offers the secrets to experimenting with a hot and vibrant summer makeup palette for every skin tone.

For people with fair skin -- which is the most sensitive of all skin tones -- it's important not to go overboard with makeup. But that doesn't mean fair-skinned women shouldn't play with bright lipstick colors, splashy eye shadow or radiant blush. Are there certain eye shadow colors that flatter fair skin? Which foundation and bronzer shades are designed specifically for lighter skin tones? To find out, visit or click

Those who have medium to olive skin tones typically get tanner in the hottest summer months, so it may be necessary to switch out the usual foundation shade for something darker. Are golden bronzers or flush pinks more flattering for medium to olive skin? Is it important for foundation to blend in perfectly? To find out, visit or click

For dark-skinned beauties, choosing makeup colors may seem more difficult. However, more intense shades actually look subtler on this skin tone than on others, allowing for more flexibility with color palettes. What type of lip color -- lipstick, gloss or stain -- and which shades look best on darker skin tones? Which types of eye shadow -- matte, sparkly or shimmery -- will withstand even the hottest days of summertime? To find out, visit or click

Find answers to many more questions about hot summer makeup trends and how to choose flattering cosmetics for individual skin tones at or

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