Do you wear darker colors in cooler weather?

I’ve always lived in warmer locations, so cooler is relative, lol! We have signs that the seasons change still, but they are not as dramatic as other areas, so I don’t find myself drawn more or less to certain colors based on weather changes. I feel like I’d gravitate toward brighter colors if it was dreary for too long, though!

— Christine
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Sure do! Colours that are too dark and heavy looking just look “wrong” in the sweaty, steamy days of summer in Southern Ontario and they just look sort of jarring. That’s just one of the reasons I’m always happy when the cooler days of autumn roll around…out comes Chanel Tisse d’automne, Dior Bonne Etoile and all those other murky eyeshadows as well as the richer toned red lipsticks (insofar as anyone can see my lipstick these days as mask are still required almost everywhere, thank goodness).

I wear whatever, whenever ! LOL! I prefer darker eyeshadows colors, jewel tones like you tend to wear and especially duo-trichrome and shimmers! However, what has made me change my preferences in color schemes is that I’m getting older and my lid has begun sagging, so I tend to lighten up my choices now. Weather nor season have little to do with those choices.

Yes! I live in the southeastern US and it gets quite cold here in the late fall and winter, although the cool weather arrives late (still waiting). So when sweater weather comes, I deepen my makeup looks and use more rich, dark eyeshadows and/or red, rust, or berry lipsticks. But our summers are HOT so I tone all that down in the spring and summer and do more light or bright looks. Itโ€™s fun for me to change routines with the seasons.

When it comes to eyes and cheeks, I keep the same color scheme year round. I don’t feel like I need to change anything with season.
I might tend to wear darker lip colors more often… but who’s wearing lipstick these days? ๐Ÿ˜…

I’d say that I do veer darker, especially with lip colors and more vampy blush. When I lived back in NJ, this change would become more apparent in September. However, with this part of Arizona not having the most distinct of seasons, I usually just go with the mood or the weather. The other day it was rainy and cool, so I did wear a very rich wine look. All of it; lips, cheeks and even eyes! Used your Radiant Reflection palette for most of the look going on my eyes.

Not necessary. I wear what inspires me in a certain moment, so I can end with an orange lipstick on winter and a jewel-toned eyelook in the middle of summer

As a general rule, I wear whatever whenever. However, August usually our hot month (not this year, though!), so I mostly wear lighter one-and-done shadows and no eyeliner till the fall weather returns. Because my eye makeup won’t be subjected to heat and sweat, I go back to more intense colors and dramatic looks, with eyeshadow and eyeliners.

Lip colors are all over the place for me, but I probably go vampy more often in fall.

I think blushes see the biggest change for me. I find myself wearing less coral, pink, and lavender blushes and getting more into my plum, berry, purple, and wine shades.

I’ve lived in the Italian Alps and I’ve lived in tropical countries, and my answer has to be no. I do “day looks” vs “evening ones” or “light and discreet” vs “here-I-am-I-have-arrived” (where I go with darker looks).
The weather influences what colours my clothes/accessories are but not my really my makeup. Unless nail polish counts? If it does, I’d say I wear bolder colours (think coral and neons!) in summer, darker in winter (navy and dark red) and neutral all year round.
I’m pretty pale even in summer so, even though I love bright colours, I tend to avoid them near my eyes because I’m not particularly keen on how they look on me. I still wear coral eyeshadow all year round but mostly as a transition shade, never by itself. I don’t have a lot of space under my eyebrow or that big an eyelid for that matter! and my eyes are pretty deep set and dark, so I feel too bright/dark can easily be too overpowering.
If I had a proper tan I’d go crazy with lime, bright greens and yellow! And shimmer and sparkles! Ahhhhh! You’d need sunglasses to look at me when I walked past you with all that glitter and bronzer on! ahaha!

Yes! I am the same! I run from palettes that appear to dark to me. I have no idea what to do with dark reds, blues, greens and have NEVER used black as an eye shadow….. If I am wearing any darker colors they are a gold or neutral palette and more or less browns/shimmers, maybe a purple or pink. Season changes for me is really a bolder lip color and nail polish and then I have my fall/winter fragrances.

Definitely go richer, more jewel tones, more gothic. I theme around the holidays and take inspiration from my clothes so not everyday, but you wonโ€™t really catch me embracing my inner grunge girl until September!

Even though I have warm medium tan skin I have never worn dark eye shadows and typically run from black base products for my eyes. I have never worn any black eye shadow except to wet and use as a liner. Season changes for me are reflected in a bolder lip color and nail polish. I will also switch out my fragrance to something more suitable for fall/winter.. I am loving my Oud’s and Gourmand fragrances. Still the floral and sweet ones.. but I go lighter floral powder in the spring/summer.

I don’t actually wear darker colours on my eyes or lips anymore, I find that those shades are just too dark for me these days. I tend to stick to more mid to light tones on my eyes, with a pop of navy, khaki, olive or brown on my lower lash lline – if that suits what I am wearing.
However I do use far more neutral brownish and olive shades during autumn/winter, with soft golds, rose gold and the shades in ND’s Glam a lot more.

I’m not bound by seasons at all when it comes to either makeup or clothes. The only thing I can think of is me not wearing white shoes after mid September.
I just wear what I feel like, what my mood tells me to wear, if that makes sense.

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