Is Color Analysis Light your color family?
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 LIGHT, you will look your best in colors with a Light pigment, particularly close to your face.
This does not mean wishy-washy colors, there are deeper neutral tones too. Just that colors with a Deep or heavy pigment will overpower your delicate coloring.
Your colors have a Light intensity and you will have elements of both Warm and Cool.
Each of these beautiful shades has the same PRIMARY CHARACTERISTICS as your own - they will complement your natural coloring and create harmony!
Your overall look is delicate and fragile – it can be almost translucent – and you
are usually lucky enough to remain looking younger than your years. There is little contrast in your natural light coloring.
Your Hair: will be blonde, fair or even light brown and you might feel you'd like to add color. Blonde highlights are lovely and will recapture the fairness of your childhood but if you want to enrich a light brown, make sure to keep it gentle.
Your Eyes: will be light blue, blue grey, aqua or light green
Your Skin tone: will be ivory or fair, it can even appear florid if you are wearing pigments that are too heavy.
and your Color Family has a whole spectrum of colors - from fresh and bright through to soft and elegant - but it is the LIGHT color characteristic that always dominates.
Your color palette has 45 fabulous LIGHT 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 delicate coloring.
It would be easy to say that you are halfway between SPRING and SUMMER but this is not strictly true. Although they both have Light in their makeup it is only the true Light shades from each that are included in the LIGHT color swatch.
Other elements that appear in the Spring and Summer swatches are excluded because they do not relate to your overall true LIGHT coloring.
Your primary consideration is that you
aim for LIGHT - 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
If your coloring is brighter (and probably warmer) then you may feel and
look your best in the brighter warmer tones that you'll find as part
of the SPRING palette. If your coloring is softer and more gentle then
the more muted and cooler shades may be kinder to your complexion -
you'll find many of these colors in the SUMMER palette.
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.
If you particularly want to wear some of the more difficult colors keep them away from your face and team them with lighter and brighter colors.
Like to wear black for the evening? Fine, just wear a slightly lower neckline and introduce some lustrous pearls to bring light to your face. A scarf near to your face, a collar over a jacket, even a pair of pearl earrings will introduce LIGHT.
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