Color Analysis Deep - Is this you?
Looking your best starts with understanding your natural coloring and echoing it with the the colors you wear. Translate it further still into the colors you use for your hair and makeup.
If you are Color Analysis DEEP, you will always look your best when you're wearing one or more colors with a Deep or heavy pigment.
This gives a strong contrast against your dark coloring - whereas colors with a Light pigment will make you look washed out.
You have elements of both WARM and COOL in your natural coloring as does the DEEP color family.
Each of the colors in the DEEP color swatch has the same color characteristics as your own and will complement your natural coloring - creating harmony!
But DEEP is your primary characteristic and the dominant element of your color direction.
Your overall look is dark and almost exotic! You have great contrast between your skin, eyes and hair.
Your Hair: could be anywhere from brunette to black, or even a very deep auburn.
Your Eyes: will be dark brown, black or sometimes deep hazel.
Your Skin tone: could be from beige through to deep brown and, at times, can appear sallow.
and your color family has a whole spectrum of colors - whether they are soft and warm or deep and strong - but it is the DEEP characteristic that always dominates.
Your color palette has 45 fabulous DEEP shades and there are elements of both Warm and Cool which echoes your natural coloring.
There is no need to ever feel limited with colors. Wear whatever color you like - red, blue, green, purple - they are all featured in your color palette.
But... your color direction will direct you to the very best shade of each to flatter your natural deep almost exotic coloring.
It would be easy to say that you are halfway between AUTUMN and WINTER but this is not strictly true. Although they both have Deep in their makeup it is only the true Deep shades from each that are included in the DEEP color swatch.
Other elements that appear in the Autumna and Winter swatches are excluded because they do not relate to your overall true DEEP coloring.
Your primary consideration is that you
aim for DEEP shades - there are elements of both Warm and Cool so these colors
do not lean heavily to one side or the other. All these colors echo your
natural coloring and you can effectively wear and enjoy them
However, if your coloring is softer then it's probably warmer as well and you may look and feel your best in the If your coloring is brighter (and probably warmer) then you may feel and look your best in the more muted tones. You'll find some of these in the Autumn palette.
If your coloring is stronger and more defined then the brighter and
bolder shades will add to the vitality of your natural coloring - you'll
find many of these colors in the WINTER palette.
But of primary importance is always the DEPTH of the shade.
It can be difficult to visualize how the colors from your swatch come together in an outfit and for real visual inspiration, take a look at a beautiful range of jersey separates and dresses which bring your Color Swatch to life from Kettlewell Colours.
will mostly fall into the DEEP category but not always. Model and actress Queen Latifah looks good in deep shades but there is no doubt that she has a Warm complexion.
If your natural coloring is lighter than is typical in your ethnicity then base your color search on eyes, hair and skin tone.
Avoid colors that will drain your natural color:
If you have pastels or paler colors in your wardrobe already team them with something deeper or brighter from your new color palette. There are always ways to make things work; a vivid scarf near to your face, a collar over a jacket, even a bold pair of earrings will heighten the contrast.
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