What is your natural hair color?

Hair Color: Your natural hair color is an important factor in determining your season. I emphasize “natural” because it doesn’t matter what color it is if it’s been artificially enhanced; coloring your hair doesn’t change your season.

If you’ve been coloring your hair so long you can’t even remember what the natural hair color is, try to remember what the color was when you were around 4-8 years old and use that.

Typically speaking, although there are exceptions, the hair colors below are USUALLY the following seasons:


If you have...

Golden blonde hair like Kate Hudson, you might be a Light Spring or Light Summer, or possibly a Warm Spring.

If you have...

Ash Blonde like a young Farrah Fawcett, you might be a Light Summer or Light Spring, or possibly a Cool Summer.


If you have...

Light brown hair like Kirsten Dunst that gets warm highlights when you're in the sun, you might be a Light Summer or Light Spring.

“Mousy” Brown hair with no natural highlights are usually a Soft Autumn, like Calista Flockhart or a Soft Summer

Medium Brown that is not considered "mousy" is usually a Deep Autumn like Vanessa Minnillow, or a Clear Spring.

Black hair is usually any of the 3 Winters like Aishwarya Rai (Deep Winter) or a Deep Autumn

Red Heads

Natural Redheads, including Deep Auburns are usually a Warm Autumn like Marcia Cross, Warm Spring or Deep Auburn. Deep Auburns can also be a Deep Winter, too.

Hair color tip:

Always try to stay within your Seasonal palette for hair colors. Nothing looks worse than a Cool Summer with naturally beautiful ash blonde hair who dyes it red. Or a Light Spring with naturally beautiful golden blonde hair who dyes it black.

See what wearing the wrong colors can do to your overall look. Here are some celebrities who usually look great but who also sometimes get their colors all wrong!

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