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Inconsistencies in Color Family details 
QUESTION In the free test I said I was fair/pale skin toned etc.. and came out Deep. However, in your description of understanding color, you said …

Capsule Wardrobe Plan for Spring 
QUESTION Do you have a capsule wardrobe for a Spring or Soft Spring please? ANSWER Hi Kathy There's an easy way to get your Spring capsule …

Makeup for Muted coloring 
QUESTION Hi Pamela I have a question about makeup. Being that I'm in the Muted color family which is both Summer and Fall I'm a bit confused on …

When your Spring hair goes grey? 
QUESTION I have been confirmed as a bright spring 4 times since 1985, and I have lived happily with my palette. I'm now 57 and coloring my hair. At …

Soft Autumn and wearing Black 
Hi I've been identified as Soft Autumn. However, I just can not get rid of black in my wardrobe. With the make up on it does not look that bad as …

How often can I blow dry my hair without damage?  
Hi, How often can I blow dry my hair to straighten it without causing it any kind of harm, either in the long term or short term? Thanks. Kay …

How detailed can you be with Color Analysis? 
Hi Have you heard of Extended Color Analysis and the 38 types of Ethnic? You know the types of color sunlit soft autumn, dusty soft autumn, smokey …

Makeup for Springs 
QUESTION Would you be able to recommend a makeup line for Spring? I am fascinated by the Tom Ford line of makeup. But I would rather reflect my …

Autumn coloring with Grey hair 
QUESTION I am an Autumn with olive skin dark brown eyes. I stopped coloring my hair which is now silvery white grey in the front and salt and pepper …

How to identify Color Characteristics 
QUESTION Can you help me to identify some of the tonal qualities in the Color Circles? Some are not so obvious to me. This is the area I get stumped …

Small boned frame versus Fat body 
QUESTION I have read your entry on adapting clothing after bone frame. Does this always apply? Well, as a young woman, I was very slender and …

Make up colors for Soft Autumn 
QUESTION I am a Soft Autumn. Is it right to wear a Rose blusher and lipstick if they are soft. They seem to look better than a coral blush and lipstick? …

What is my Season? 
QUESTION I can't figure out my season. I have warm/muted hazel eyes, and warm hair, but cool to neutral pale skin with some pink (definitely not warm …

Head height vs total body height? Not rated yet
QUESTION I wonder if the head size compared to body length has anything to say concerning what style type a person is. With style type I mean: Dramatic, …

What are my colors?  Not rated yet
Which could be my season? Autumn, Spring or Winter? Hi Daniela Thank you for contacting me and your photos are lovely. But I'm sorry I'm not …

What is my style? Not rated yet
QUESTION Hi Pamela. I have a question regarding my personal style. I don't know what to call it. I am an hourglass and I am short. I have …

Wearing more than one color family Not rated yet
QUESTION I did the online test and I think I am the light color family. Years ago I found out that I am a summer. Can I wear the light colors and …

Indian Trouser style  Not rated yet
QUESTION Hello - I'm a petite apple shape with broad shoulders and heavy upper arms and am looking for the right trouser type to pair with a …

Business Casual v Smart Casual Not rated yet
QUESTION Can you discuss what Smart Casual really is and how it differs from Business Casual. ANSWER Hi Julie That question has really …

Classic v City Chic look Not rated yet
Hey Pamela, Classic and CityChic styles really look very alike to me. What are the differences? Regards Ing-Marie Hello Ing-Marie All …

Finding my perfect ACCENT color Not rated yet
QUESTION I would love to find my perfect accent color. I wear a lot of Black because it's easy, but I want to pare down to a capsule of black, white, …

Which Winter am I?  Not rated yet
QUESTION I've known I was a winter since way back in the 80s before the cool, bright and deep categories. Is there a place where I can find questions …

Shopping in the U.S.A. Not rated yet
QUESTION Is there a shop like Kettlewell Colours that is US based? I love the option to shop and sort by my color palette. Thanks! ANSWER …

Warm Muted but feel good in Warm Bright Not rated yet
QUESTION Hi Pamela I'm reasonably sure, and admit to myself, that I am Warm Muted but the colors drag me down emotionally, especially in …

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Body shape Not rated yet
QUESTION I'm 5'8. Weigh 136. Shoulders are 40". Busthe & hips are 37.5 each. Waist 30". My butt is medium and my legs are slender with some …

Flabby arms Not rated yet
QUESTION I'm 46 years fatty. I am fond of sleeveless dress. But I feel hesitant considering my flabby arms. Please advise me suitably. …

Is it possible to change Seasons? Not rated yet
Hi Wondering I can change season as I get older, say from an Autumn to a Spring? Hi Gail Well, you certainly can't change your genetic makeup …

Personal style Not rated yet
Hi Pamela I've read all the style types on your site and come to the conclusion that my style is Romantic. I do dress similar to Jane Seymour but I …

How does bust position affect bodyshape? Not rated yet
Hi Pamela I have another question about bodyshape and bust position. 1. Measuring without a bra my breasts lay flat on my chest, measuring about …

Foundation shades for a muted/soft Not rated yet
I have been told that I am almost every shade in the book - warm, cool, deep, spring. I have finally worked out that almost all colors in the soft category …

Colour Swatches Not rated yet
Hello: I am a confirmed Spring. I am wanting to purchase colour swatches. I did have one at one point but now just have pieces of it. Thanks for …

Boots UK colour match service Not rated yet
Hi Pamela Do you have experience with the Boots UK colour matching foundation service? I did it 3 times now and have been matched to cool Ivory and …

Clothes colour to wear with white hair Not rated yet
My hair started to go white when I was 39. I am now 65 and have never coloured it as, very luckily, it's a beautiful colour and gets many positive compliments …

Clothing suggestions for cold weather Not rated yet
Hi Pamela, I just found your site and I'm really enjoying it. I went to school close to where you live. My question is this: what suggestions or …

Thought I'd be Deep but I'm Cool... Not rated yet
QUESTION Hi there - really enjoying your site, thank you so much! I'm finding it hard to believe I'm cool, I thought I would be deep? I don't have …

Can a person have Warm and Cool characteristics?  Not rated yet
QUESTION Hi. I just discovered your site. I have heard that a person can have "warm" and "cool". If they have blue eyes that is always a cool color, …

Does a tan change your coloring? Not rated yet
QUESTION Hi Pamela I thought about this today as I was out in the sun for the first time this year and got a bit sun burnt. Being as I'm a Light …

Is there more than one "right" effect of your best colors? Not rated yet
QUESTION I get comments that a certain color gives my appearance a "soft focus" effect. It sounds great, since soft focus is often used in photographs …

Can I be Warm and Cool? Not rated yet
QUESTION I have taken a couple of other tests and believe that I may be a Warm Spring. But feel that I also like cool colors. Powder pink and rose …

Jackets for narrow shoulders  Not rated yet
QUESTION I am a size 10 with small narrow shoulders. I need to find jackets/blazers that have shoulder pads already in them to start smart for work …

Cool but told I have yellow undertones! Not rated yet
QUESTION I am so confused. Can I be cool and still have yellow undertones? I've always been labeled cool, but now a beauty consultant told me I have …

Doubts about my Color Analysis Not rated yet
QUESTION A few years back, my color 1 analyst put me in 'muted.' However, as a green eyed redhead (eyes are dark blue outer ring with amber inner …

How far can we push contrast in clothing colors? Not rated yet
QUESTION Your quiz put me in the warm category. Indeed I look amazing in spicy tones like mustard and rich rust. However I find myself constantly …

Cool and Clear Winter Not rated yet
QUESTION Having trouble distinguishing between cool winter and clear winter. Can wear most yellows but never liked any browns or oranges or any greens …

Warm but not enough Colors to work with! Not rated yet
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Can I be a mix of Tonal groups? Not rated yet
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Color Analysis - 2 different results Not rated yet
QUESTION I have had my colours done by two different consultants. The first consultant said I was a cool summer, and the second a clear …

Can you explain the colour PLUM in my Summer swatch? Not rated yet
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Grey hair Not rated yet
QUESTION Does my salt and pepper hair still keep me in my cool category? I am exhausted with trying to figure out where I belong, but the silver haired …

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Style, Color Analysis, Hair Not rated yet
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Upper Arm Fat but I want to wear a sleeveless dress! Not rated yet
QUESTION Is there something I can wear that disguises my arm fat and makes it look firmer so I can wear a sleeveless dress? ANSWER Hello …

Can a Deep wear Cool and Warm makeup? Not rated yet
QUESTION Some time ago I was analyzed as a Winter season but the Winter makeup is not good on me. Now I have been analyzed as a Deep Autumn - so I …

Lost my sense of Style Not rated yet
QUESTION I’m a 31 single mother with 3 amazing and beautiful teenage girls. I think I’m apple shaped but not sure because when I go back down to my …

Work outfit in male dominated environment Not rated yet
QUESTION I work with engineers who dress down for the job so I've adopted a comfortable casual look to blend in with them. My day to day outfit is …

Boots for Body Shape Not rated yet
QUESTION Are there tricks with shoes and boots that help or hinder body shapes? ANSWER Hi there It's all about creating an overall shape …

Clear or Soft - how can we compare? Not rated yet
QUESTION How can we compare a Clear person contra a Soft? I always thought it easy to distinguish between the two - Clears have jewel type eyes …

Eyebrows Not rated yet
QUESTION I have light strawberry blonde light-reflecting eyebrows. When filling them in with brown pencil that sheen goes away and the brows appear …

Colour combinations Not rated yet
QUESTION I recently had myself analysed for colour and came out as a deep, cool, bright. Can you suggest any great colour combinations I can use …

Cool blonde with brown eyes? Not rated yet
QUESTION Can one be Cool toned with blonde hair and brown eyes? ANSWER Hi Sandra Yes you can have cool skin with any coloring but Cool …

Body Type Not rated yet
QUESTION I'm having a little difficulty defining my body type. I am 5'7" and I carry weight around my stomach and I have a muffin top. I'm thinking …

Color Family Confusion Not rated yet
QUESTION I have blue eyes, natural dark blonde hair that I lighten, dark golden skin that tans fast, dark and easily. I look half dead in off white. …

Can I be Bright with Light hair? Not rated yet
QUESTION So do you know or have ever met one Bright person (you know, there is, light, deep, muted, bright, cool and warm) with dark eyes and natural …

How can I brighten my Cool toned hair? Not rated yet
QUESTION I'm Cool, have mid brown short hair but would like to color it / brighten it up for the Summer. Any suggestions please? ANSWER Hi …

Mini Swatches Not rated yet
QUESTION Hello Do you think you could make avaliable mini swatches of family colors like 'bright spring' or 'deep winter'? with 18 colors? …

City Holiday capsule packing Not rated yet
QUESTION What to take on holiday if you're a Petite Hourglass and only have limited space. We are going to Washington, Philidelphia and New York …

Bright coloring downloadable 18 Color Swatch  Not rated yet
QUESTION Hi Pamela, Loving this site! I've just downloaded the pdf for bright colours and the Navy swatch is printing as black. Would you mind …

Lost my body shape - just feel fat! Not rated yet
QUESTION I'm confused about how your body shape can remain the same your whole life if, for instance, you add weight so your waist disappears in a …

Body is 3-dimensional - why not talk of "body depth"? Not rated yet
QUESTION As you write on your blog, there are two ways of measuring body shapes - Vertical and Horizontal. Vertical shapes are divided in sections …

The Seasons are not always right! Not rated yet
QUESTION A Spring might always be Light or Warm or Bright. In my younger days I probably was a Spring but now I am not. I am Light, Warm and Muted …

Stopped dying my hair and finding color difficult... Not rated yet
QUESTION I have grey hair, green/brown eyes and medium complexion. Since I've stopped dying my hair, I've found it really difficult to know what colours …

Lost my confidence following a stroke... Not rated yet
QUESTION Hi - I'm size 26 and live in leggings and baggy tops I had a stroke 2 years ago and lost all my confidence but I'm only 47 and want to start …

Spring but thrown by Tonal Color Quiz Not rated yet
QUESTION I have always worn Spring colors well but am confused by the Tonal categories rather than Seasonal in the Color Quiz. ANSWER …

I can't figure out my season. Not rated yet
QUESTION I can't figure out my season. I have both warm and cool undertone and have hazel eyes but not brown more on the green side. I can wear my …

Am I Deep or Cool?  Not rated yet
Laurel asks... I believe I belong to the Deep colour family however I came back as Cool in the free Color Analysis Quiz. I am a woman of colour, …

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Advice for tall lady  Not rated yet
QUESTION I'm 6'2" with broad shoulders, small bust, 36 inseam, long arms, shoe size 11 1/2 2AA (narrow), turning 60 in April. I have no fashion sense …

What are the color of my eyes for the Free Color Analysis quiz? Not rated yet
In the Free Color Analysis Quiz - "What color are your eyes? My eyes are gray (slightly green) and brown. Should I choose the hazel (it has the brown around …

Soft Autumn confusion Not rated yet
I have been draped as a Soft Autumn. Does that mean I am able to wear soft and muted colors of the cool and warm makeup colors in lipstick and blush? I …

I'm Spring do I flow into any other Season? Not rated yet
QUESTION I am a Spring and it really makes sense to me. I've tried taking several self analysis quizzes and could never choose what my dominant quality …

Am I Light or Cool?  Not rated yet
QUESTION I can't decide if I'm in the Light or Cool color family. My skin is pink toned and hair is light brown to med brown. It isn't as contrasting …

Loving it but in a muddle with color! Not rated yet
QUESTION I am having so much fun doing this! Thank you...I am a little confused as the test says I am warm... I look much better in silver as gold …

Hair Color for a Summer? Not rated yet
QUESTION I'm a cool maybe Summer. I have naturally medium brown/ashy/neutral hair. I'm wanting to dye my hair after being a golden blonde (yuk). …

Warm or Muted now I'm going grey?  Not rated yet
QUESTION I'm really enjoying your website but have a question about Warms going grey and not willing to dye. I would very much like your opinion on …

Is it possible to be all 4 seasons? Not rated yet
QUESTION I have been told I'm Autumn, burnished Winter, light autumn, soft summer....help! ANSWER Dear Susan I have never ever been asked …

Dark hair am I Deep? Not rated yet
QUESTION I have dark hair does that mean my coloring is Deep? ANSWER Hello Stella We are all very individual in our genetic makeup and …

Hair is not working with my skin tone! Not rated yet
QUESTION I’m really having problems managing the color of my hair as it doesn’t seem to be working with my Autumn skin tone. If I use Blonde or Dark …

Is there something between Classic and Romantic Style? Not rated yet
QUESTION I've done a few quizzes in the past and looked at your pages and always seem to be a Classic personality – only I feel that’s a bit boring! …

How can I look older for my honeymoon? Not rated yet
QUESTION I’m in my 30’s but people think I look years younger and I don't think I'm taken seriously sometimes. I am an outdoors sort of person, …

Can I still wear white?  Not rated yet
QUESTION I'm Cool but my best friend told me recently not to wear white anymore now I'm getting older. She said it was OK if broken up by a scarf …

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