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This section is written by our resident colour consultant - it’s the place to come if you have a colour dilema and it has advice on recommended colours to suit everyone!

Because OPI offers such a fantastic array of colours, up to 200 at any given time, we have put the colours into groups - this makes it easier to view the colours that will suit you best!

Advice on skin tones:

If you have an ivory or porcelain complexion, then your skin tone is Fair.

What colours are for you?

Avoid – reds and burgundies
Wear – neutrals & sheers, bronze & browns


If you have a beige, olive, or brown complexion, then your skin tone is Medium.

What colours are for you?

Avoid - neutrals & sheers, purples
Wear – burgundies and reds


If you have a dark olive, bronze, rich beige or black complexion, then your skin tone is Dark.

What colours are for you?

Avoid – yellow & oranges, bronze & browns
Wear - burgundies and reds

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