Dark Winter Skin Tone Typical Characteristics of a Deep Coloring Hair color ranges from all sorts of black (ash black, bluish black, reddish black) to chestnut brown, and even dark auburn. Eye color is usually brown (black-brown, dark brown, medium brown), dark hazel or dark green. Skin tone varies - from pale ivory or olive to dark olive, tan-brown to black skin. Some of your best colors are pure and vivid. You look best in blue-based dark colors such as true red and navy.