What to Wear for Black Hair

Expert advice for finding the best (while avoiding the worst) colors for a raven-haired girl's wardrobe

Emmanuelle Chriqui Bad Colors for Black Hair

Bad colors for black hair

Warm colors can clash with black’s coolness.

Hues that have a warm red or orange base don’t click with the cool undertones found in black hair. Kirsh says to steer clear of colors like brick red, fiery orange, aubergine, and magenta. Notice how Emmanuelle Chriqui’s skin is looking a little jaundice-y? Not ideal.