Before and After Color Analysis
and the lovely things you say about the website!
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"..the opposite of a previous analysis!"
I just want to take the opportunity
to thank you for your exhaustive work on my color palette! Seeing the
pictures together with your patient explanation is very helpful.
I agree it's very clear that my
days of getting away with earth tones are probably behind me.
My surprise at being considered Cool was due to thinking it seemed like the opposite of results of a previous color analysis. But I'm glad that you persisted because the Cool palette really does provide me with more range and depth of color without going to the extremes of the winter palette.
I was told I was Autumn!!!
I just want
to thank you again for your help. For years I have been wearing warm colors after I
was told I was Autumn a long time ago. As time went on the colors made
me feel older and look more tired.
I have now been trying to wear cooler toned makeup and clothing and am loving it!!!! I’m going
to try to add some cool tones in my hair next week along with some
all you work has been so much fun. Your help is greatly appreciated! Paige, USA
With your thorough analysis it makes sense...
Thank you so much it makes
sense to me now. I did resonate with quite a few of the Light Bright colors. I
always wondered when analyzed before if I was a Spring, why did I
like/look good in this color in Summer or vice versa. When I was told I was
Autumn, I knew I looked horrible in mustard, but a few olives and burgundys
looked good. I couldn't figure out why until you did such a
I can't wait to pick up the swatch for my birthday
present to myself! For my daughter's birthday, I plan to gift
her with a color analysis from you. This way she can go through her high school
years already knowing what looks best on her. Sheina USA
A great investment!
I was wasting time and
energy trying to figure out my color family with very
different results from online quizzes until I found your site!
I knew I was warm but couldn't
figure it out. Your analysis confirmed my suspicion and gave me the
palette I was instinctively drawn to!
flexibility yet an accurate and satisfying range of colors. Thank you for answering all my questions, your friendly approach and professionalism.
A great investment saving time and clearing up the confusion at a very sensible price too I dare to mention. Jenny, Greece
Spring? surprised but you're spot on!
Never had anyone tell me I had turquoise eyes before, I thought I was Winter like my mother. I've been looking at some old pics.
Good: always liked cream/ivory but didn’t know
why; love the combo of gold/turquoise but didn’t think it was right; I can wear true red and red-orange, didn’t know Springs could
wear that, one of my best colors. I do love peach too especially with
Not good: Wearing dusty mauve; hot pink not bad because it’s bright
but then a cream/coral dress so much better against my skin.
Makeup artist for our daughter’s wedding, used a warm blush which worked but lipstick was pink, not good! I've just picked up a coral color which I would never have worn and like it very much.
Spring has crossed my mind but a few colors threw me. I feel like I’ve wasted a lot of money on make up and clothing and you picked colors that are “my very best”. Fantastic job! Mary, USA
The pics really help me to see...
I am so happy with your assessment of the Warm color family for me! I
knew Spring and Autumn weren't right being too bright and clear, too rich and
deep respectively. Discounting all others I assumed Muted was the best fit.
Seeing my pics inside each color family really helps me see why you chose Warm.
As a teen I instinctively chose the warm colors from my palette. I
have a favorite top which is a gold color, it does wonders for my complexion.
(Gold is my favorite color). Thank you, Pamela! You are the best! Karla, USA
"..a detailed and methodological approach"
I'd been labeled a Contrasting Winter before but wanted an update to my swatches. The report I received was individualized, thorough, comprehensive and long. I appreciated Pamela's detailed and methodological approach. I found insights that I had not yet discovered such as those based on my iris. Pamela correctly diagnosed my skin tone which many misdiagnosis. She also introduced specific colors into my palette that I had not thought of (such as pale lime green). I found the analysis useful and well worth the time, effort and money spent. I recommend this service to those either wanting an update to their existing palette or for creating an original palette. Jan, USA
"..the thorough and meticulous analysis.."
Oh my - from the reviews I knew I would be getting quality results but I was not expecting
THIS. I'm blown away by the thorough and meticulous analysis. Thank you thank you thank you! This is, without
doubt, the best investment I've ever made.
After reading the first
file, so many things clicked. Like taking the pieces of a puzzle I've been collecting
over the years and putting them all in the right place, and then filling in the
many blanks. Far from confining me, your analysis and suggestions empower
and inspire. I am excited to transform my wardrobe into
one where everything works harmoniously, and I can be confident I'm
looking my best. Claudia - a decidedly happy Summer, USA
"..images and explanations really clear and helpful"
for confirming my Winter status! The images and explanations were really clear
and helpful; it's nice to confirm my gut feeling as I look to add a bit more
colour to my base wardrobe - I feel the need to get relief from black as my
hair moves towards silver, and the summer comes closer!
correct in that you've assessed me as a "true" winter? I'll put in my
order for the Winter palette shortly! Please feel free to use my
pics on the testimonials page - happy to support you there!
"Fantastic, I'm thrilled with the result!"
for this fantastic analysis, I'm thrilled. You did an
excellent job describing the difference between Seasonal and Tonal. I was very confused trying to fit into one of the sub-seasons, it never occured to me that I
might be just Summer! Soft Summer didn't fit, I moved onto Cool Summer and more recently Light, buying clothes for each only to find that neither the grayed softs or the brighter lights worked. Now I understand why!
I'm planning to simplify and develop a
consistent look and so glad you've pointed me in the right
direction! I am very happy with this report and with your excellent service! Brenda, USA
".very impressed with your thoroughness..!
I am very impressed with your thoroughness and that it was not a "cut and paste" analysis. I still have trouble
seeing my golden skin and think my confusion is the result of several
missteps on my part. I've long known about color and when I realized beige washes me out I assumed it was because I
was not warm toned. I jumped to looking for more contrast and not looking for harmony.
your explanations make a lot of sense and the more I look at the photos of me
with different colors, I am starting to see the difference. I am
very happy and really like the examples you
provide. Thank you I would highly recommend. Stacey USA
"A true Autumn makes everything fall into place..."
"...a wonderfully detailed analysis. I really appreciate how you
showed and explained your thought process with the pictures and descriptions. I’m really excited to finally know I am Autumn!!
I struggled with the 12 seasons feeling I wasn't soft
enough deep enough or warm enough but I had pieces of all of them. Knowing I'm
a TRUE autumn really made everything fall
Your explanation of BLENDED made much more sense. I need both intensity and blend not one or the other! Overall
your service is fantastic and I am very pleased with everything. Thank you
very much! Erin, USA
"very helpful and all makes sense.."
I finally got to study the analysis and it’s really very helpful and all makes sense. I do like the summer natural palette choices and they fit nicely with my complexion. Where I may need some help / clarification is on the pinks and make up side.
Normally the lipstick color for summer would be a soft pink while the earthy colors would be more of a autumn ones. I am struggling with the pink! Anna, USA
lipstick doesn't have to be pale, it can be subtle rather like the soft
burgundies. Summer skin is rarely
all pink/white it has softness which often gives it some strength.
If you're happy with a brown toned lipstick, try to find one with a pink
undertone. Lipsticks tend to work differently on everyone, but if Charlotte Tillbury
is your favorite take a look at 'Pillow Talk' a soft very natural pink/taupe.
"A feminine Summer makes me happy..."
wanted to let you know that my fabric swatches arrived this morning and I am
delighted with them. I am so pleased to be analysed as a definite season
and to be a Summer and feminine could not have made me happier. Time to plan my
wardrobe for Spring in the hope we will be let out again soon!
..such a wonderful detailed analysis!
Thank you so much for a such a wonderful detailed analysis! Such an interesting read and it made sense why some colours just
don’t work and why I’m drawn to winter colours!
I’ve always worn warm eye makeup, browns/golds, but ready to try greys and taupes to see how it works.
impressed with your analysis I’ll recommend you to family and friends. I always thought my colouring was quite strange with dark hair
and pale skin but I feel more confident as I get
older to embrace my natural colouring! Lynsey, UK
I knew I was drawn to Warm colors!
Pamela, received your email and I cannot thank you enough for all your
so exciting. My daughter thought I was a Summer but I knew I was more drawn to warm colours rather than cool. My hairstylist believed me to be an Autumn!
it is clarified, it will really help me to carry forwards. Again,
thanks for your time and help. Nadine, Canada
"I never felt I fitted the Seasons...!"
for completing my analysis! What a surprise, I have been thinking that I
can't have cool undertones because most winter colors are really too harsh for
me and summer colors too light. But the last few months have been confusing
because my growing out hair color seems to be Cool.
You gave some good explanations and I can definitely see what you mean. It explains
why I can wear brighter colors in Summer than in Winter, not only about
mood but simply a tan!
I never felt that I fitted the Seasons, now I can get back on my way with clothes. Tanja, Norway
"Wow, what took me so long to get Color Analysis!"
It all makes perfect sense now! It
was more than ten years ago when several people began to tell me to stop wearing only black, but black was the one colour that made me feel comfortable. But I took the comments to heart and tried to introduce other colors. A rollercoaster journey as in Switzerland most people are blond and fair and most of the clothing pale and muted. Perhaps intuitively I looked for more intense colors but ended up with warm tones, just as unflattering as Muted.
Finally, it's clicked, I get it! Once again, thank you so much for the very meaningful and extremely helpful report. Julia, Switzerland
"..always felt I wasn't one of the Seasons"
I love the warm palette! I've always felt like I wasn't quite one of the seasons so this makes so much sense. I like the autumn palette too, but I remember getting lots of compliments whenever I wore an old peachy salmon shirt, and also when I wore a slightly brighter teal scarf, both of which would have been too bright for autumn.
Looking at my closet I can definitely see why I feel so "blah" all the time lately. For whatever reason (trends? the shops here locally?) my closet is full of black, white, and cooler denim-y blue/chambray shirts. I hardly have anything in the warm colors so it'll be fun to shop again. Ashley, USA
"Can't wait to start building my wardrobe!"
Thank you so much for your very thorough Colour Analysis! I
have gone over all the details and am very impressed with the amount
of details and all of the explanations given.
you for confirming my thoughts about my hair colour as well. It’s at
the point I don’t even want to wear it down anymore. And I love the Cool colour family and can’t wait to start building my wardrobe with these striking colours!
I just purchased the fabric cards to assist me on my journey :) Again, thank you so very much! Lori, Canada
I think your color reading was spot on, it answered a lot of questions.
You gave me some new colors to think about and I'm curious to see which stronger shades I can pull off. It’s
funny how many artists (myself included) call grey their favorite
color, partly because we’d rather put color on the canvas and
not be distracted by what’s around us!
long dreamed of an easy care and comfortable all purpose 'uniform'. I drool over jewel toned evening gowns in pictures, while
wearing faded t-shirts, makes no sense.
This is a silly way to
live and since I now live in humid Florida, I think the answer is sundresses with strategic coverage for an
older lady. Lynn USA
Thank you so much for your very thorough Color Analysis, I truly appreciate it and couldn't have asked for better results! It was exactly what I was
thinking and hoping it would be! I’ve always been pretty sure I’m
some kind of Autumn, always felt the most flattered by those
colors. Jackie, USA
"What can I say but 'Wow'!"
What can I say but "WOW", you've given me so much to
work with, a truly thorough Color Analysis.
Delighted with the
colors you've chosen for me, some are my faves like greens and teal
and the others are just so gorgeous I can't believe I can include them in
my wardrobe. Peach/ coral and warm russet to reds? Wonderful!
After nearly 50 years of black and navy and generally
getting it wrong it's such a relief to finally have something inspiring to
work with. Thank you so very much for this new lease of life, I'm so very grateful. Prue, UK
"always been confused!"
Thank you so much! I have always been confused. I was told I was a Spring in my childhood but I've never felt right about that. Summer makes sense because my Mom had Cool skin (Winter).
Thank you so much. Janice, USA
"Your reasoning made perfect sense!"
Thank you very much for the analysis! I went through the images first and realised the big difference between sets of colours without knowing. Your reasoning made perfect sense.
I've analysis', in my 20's (deep autumn) and my 30's (cool and deep winter). Nevertheless in recent years I wore warm colors with henna hair color it looked good and felt right.
With greying hair I changed more and more to a cool wardrobe because I read that grey hair needs jewel colors! I was increasingly unhappy, looking and feeling stressed out.
I remembered an old terracotta top and it felt so good. Confusion! Do I like warm but need to wear cool? Seeing your testimonials I knew you could help.
I was so happy and relieved with your answer. I love the step-by-step analysis, so important to me that things make sense and I can see why you arrive at a specific conclusion. The result has so much more weight. Being an Autumn gave me an instant energy boost, no more guesswork as I got out an old orange-red top that I couldn't part with. It looked great, even with greying hair. Daniela Austria
"Wow what a difference!"
Thank you so much, you've explained everything perfectly and I'm thrilled to be a tonal WARM. So pleased to find light clear blue in my new palette, I have a couple pieces that I love. I've always been drawn to all shades of orange and teal so happy to learn they are my best colors.
I spent yesterday afternoon cleaning out my closet and once finished was pleased to see I have a very workable wardrobe. I put a neutral animal print cardigan over a rust colored tee
rather than the black I've always worn. WOW what a difference! I'll be adding a few more tees in colors to pop under my neutral jackets & sweaters.
Thanks also for the tips on lip color and nail polish. I'm going to go through those next though I haven't worn lipstick in ages due to the mask requirement. I should send you a photo of my favorite boots, painted in all WARM colors. Kathie USA
"..you provide contrast so I can see for myself ..."
You are welcome to use my photos and any of my comments on
your testimonials page. I’m still reading through the material but
really like how thorough you are in the analysis.
I expected to
receive only information for Cool, however you provide photos and info for contrast so that I
can see for myself how washed out or sickly I look when using warm
tones. This is invaluable and I appreciate it so
much! Armed with these better color choices I know my clothing choices
will provide a confidence boost as I engage in every day business, but
also when I'm simply lounging at home.
I’ll feel better getting maximum enjoyment out of the clothes I buy because they will actually make me look good! Thank you so much. Karen, USA
"..very happy with my colours...!"
I'm very happy with my colours, thank you! I'd be happy for
you to use one of my photos in your testimonials.
previously undertaken a number of online colour analysis quizzes and the
results were either cool summer or cool winter. I just wanted a
second opinion, because every so often I'd wonder if I actually was a summer or
a winter. I am very happy to be typed as 'cool' because I like all the
pinks and blues that are in my colour pallet. I've saved some of the
photos in my phone as a reminder when I go shopping. Thank you for all the kind and
helpful things you wrote in the analysis. Dove, Australia
"Thanks upon thanks for your patience..."
upon thanks for your patience in explaining and answering all my questions.
This has been an enjoyable lesson for me on personal palette. I always thought
I was Winter because of my dark hair and gray blue eyes, Summer never crossed my mind. I thought that was for
light brown to blonde hair. I was told by another analyst
recently that I was a soft autumn flowing into soft summer. Confusion amplified!
Enter Style Yourself Confident!
Genelle loves teal!
After Pamela’s comparisons with the tonals and
seasonals (after much research on my part) it started to finally make
sense why I'm a Summer. So looking forward to trying out colors I’ve always been afraid
to wear. I had such quick replies too, I would love to meet Pamela in person one day! Genelle,
"I am shocked and delighted..."
Thank you for all your hard work I was not expecting such a detailed report and insight... into myself.
I'm shocked and delighted in equal measures that the colours I've always been drawn to are MY colours! I have avoided warm colours most of
my life because of my rosy complexion thinking that cool colours
may tone it down but it makes perfect sense to me now. When I look at photos of myself in black/white is when I look rosiest. I wanted my colours analysed because I love to sew
and want to sew a work wardrobe for when I'm back at the office.
Capsule wardrobes usually
start with black/navy, grey/white and I think I knew in my heart and
soul that that wasn't me. If I am prepared to invest time and money
into sewing a capsule wardrobe, I want it to be right.
I do have navy and black for work BUT also caramel burnt orange mustard strong apricot and my favourite Deep Teal!!! all make
me feel great. Ciara, Ireland
"..daunting but exciting"
Thank you again for the colour analysis. Being a summer
was quite a surprise but looking back at some favourite outfits I can see it. Now I can understand why my mainly black and navy
wardrobe is so uninspiring! There are some ”new” colours which I would
love to try.
I'm so glad
you said that it would take time to get to a complete colour
coordinated wardrobe. Pity I didn't do it before I bought a new set of
winter clothes (in black and charcoal!).
wondering one thing; where in the world will I find basics or fabric in
cocoa, rose brown and soft navy? I'll have to redo and plan all my
basics. Luckily I do have items in soft grey and burgundy (and some
teal). This seems daunting and exciting at the same time. Isha, Ireland.
Pamela says: Kettlewell Colours do all the colors in your palette.
I've been drawn to Warm colors...
Thanks Pamela, I've been looking to tell the difference between Warm and Cool. I have
trouble with some colours more than others but instore means both garment and swatch are in the same lighting so it works well.
I've been drawn to Warm colours so I have some already. So
many things are in black white and grey in Winter and they're not great on me but this year there's also navy. Brown works for me but we rarely see it.
Thanks again, I look
forward to my fabric swatch and hunting down some good clothing. Lynn, Canada.
Update from Lynn: It's been
close to 2 years since you did my Colour Analysis and I
just wanted to let you know how I'm doing. I LOVE my Autumn colours, I was
wearing a lot of them already and mostly wondering if my season had changed
as I got older. I stopped coloring my hair some time ago and I love the colours with my natural hair. I want to thank you again
and let you know how much I'm enjoying my colours.
"..so relieved to finally know!"
so much. I’m so relieved to finally KNOW! Yes, I’ve been called olive
skinned and mistyped seasonally. So confused by people who were supposed to
know about this stuff.
excited to make my hair appointment now, and to go buy some makeup! I
think my lifelong avoidance of makeup is in large part because I usually felt I
looked worse with the makeup than I did without. Jillianne, USA
"A profound analysis!"
Thank you so much for this profound Analysis, your explanations are in such great detail.
did a color analysis before and was categorized as soft autumn, but
never wore the dark colors, it just didn't feel right. I liked spring
colors more but you made it so visible and so clear that I am neither
autumn nor spring, I am just WARM and all my favorite colors are
included. It makes so much sense now. You do such a great job, thank you
so much! Knowing ones colors is a superboost in confidence! Helga, Austria
"They somehow feel natural to me..."
Thank you very much for reviewing the analysis for me again.
are quite right with me not feeling the spring palette colours, I
never enjoyed them, it made me feel very nervous for some reason.
However the Summer palette is a different story. They somehow feel
natural to me and I wouldn't think twice wearing them.
I never really thought that it also comes down to what I like. And that it's also a clue, so this was a bit of an eye-opener for me. I will work further with the material you sent to me. And I will also purchase the Summer colour wheel. Mirka, Netherlands
"I see the difference the stronger colors make.."
I must say that I am very surprised at being cool. I never wear pinks as they clash with my colouring, preferring more autumnal colours. Also pale blues don't really
look good on me, except pale teal, nor does pale yellow.
Because of this I don't own clothes in any of these colours except some dark blues and purples. Do I just think I look bad in these colours because I don't like them or should I be trying to embrace them?
No need to embrace colors you dislike, color should make you
feel good and consequently look good. The deep blues and purples hold the secret! I have highlighted the stronger jewel colors in your profile picture right.
What you say makes sense and I see the difference the stronger colours make to my
complexion from your photos. I do prefer the jewel colours so will experiment with those, thank you very much for your help Helen UK
"Truly, a wonderful service..."
used to think taking a color analysis quiz from a magazine would suffice for
understanding my own personal coloring!
Pamela provided detailed information
for me to understand color theory and why certain colors compliment me better
than others. I now have clear direction when shopping and putting together
outfits, which makes dressing much more efficient and exciting.
you offer a wonderful service. I could not be more pleased. Thank you for answering my questions and yes you may use my photo! Angela, USA
"A lot of thought and much needed clarity..."
Thank you so much for my Colour Analysis. You have put a lot of
thought into it and offered much needed clarity when it comes to my
I have been trying to place myself for some weeks in one
of 12 seasons and it did not quite work, the Autumn group seemed most
likely and I have been looking at clear Spring but it felt a bit too
bright. You explained it perfectly! I am taking your advice on board and
bringing some of those lovely colours like coral, turquoise and warm
neutrals into my wardrobe and closer to my face. Mira, UK
"Super glad to have found you"
Thank you the analysis pretty much confirmed
my thoughts and also added a great color pallet! Opened up more for me than I had expected or hoped.
have started highlighting my hair with an ash blonde. I'm currently at
"phase one" to see if I want go further but taking my time
with it. I am so happy you suggested ash blonde highlights and not red or go
darker. They are not affecting my skin color.
I'm also starting to use some makeup again as well even if no socializing much and working from home. It helps mentally so thank you. I am super glad to have found you. Andi, USA
"Comprehensive & interesting"
It is comprehensive and interesting. I don't really have too many questions.
side by side comparisons really show which colors are the best ones for
me and I thank you again. It was a good presentation. It is sort of
freeing to know the colors I gravitate toward are the best ones for me. The
pinks, blues, violets and softer colors are definitely excellent as far
as I'm concerned and I feel excited about the Color Analysis. Jan, USA
"Warmly expressed and communicates so clearly..."
am delighted with your assessment of my colors! It’s truly amazing to
see the various palettes side by side and how much better I look with
the Cool palette. To me, it looks as if I’m better lighted in Cool!
And I never realized the obvious that color actually reflects onto the
face. In the Warm palette I can see the reflection and it’s not
good!! The Cool palette draws out my blue undertones,
neutralizes whatever yellow there may be and definitely enhances my
Thank you so much, Pamela,
for your extremely professional effort on my behalf. It is well
written, warmly expressed and communicates so clearly. Kevin, USA
so much for the analysis! I did cross my fingers and hoped for the Summer color
palette since I'm a sucker for pretty colors, in pinks and blues particularly.
Thank you again for your analysis! :)
Customer! Anastacia, USA
Thank you so much for my husband's color analysis. He is happy with the results and we liked the explanation.
Mark's self analysis was Spring as he had freckles when he
was younger, but he didn't wear the orange shirts or camel coat I bought him. I didn't think the colors were good for him.
I began to think he might be a cool because of the way his hair grayed and was leaning more toward Summer. I like him in navy and gray and he does wear a little black but it's a bit severe.
He's looking forward to wearing his Winter colors. Thank
you. Mark, USA
Pamela says: Mark is somewhere between Summer and Winter but because of his lifestyle and preference for strong colors I think Winter will give him more mileage!
"I'd recommend this to anyone..."
so much for my colour analysis. It all
makes sense and I used to get so many conflicting results when I've tried
various colour quizzes. I was
even buying clothes in autumn cols, no wonder I always looked sallow ill
and just not well put together.
make a massive difference and my hairdresser is also
helping on my journey to a more suitable hair colour. This has been such
a drastic change it has to be done gradually.
wearing black close to my face, will something simple like earrings make a difference? I've spent a fortune
on a dress for my brothers wedding with black top
and black/white skirt. If I need a jacket at least I will know the colors to look for. Susan, UK
Yes, if you need to bring light to your face a pair of pearl or silver earrings will work wonders! Pamela
"..it's perfect, the colors I've always loved.."
I had a
chance to read through your analysis, and can’t express enough how happy I am
with it! I had been wanting to finally feel settled in a season but neither
Spring nor Summer felt completely correct and I didn’t understand why.
explanation of how the Light color family links the two seasons together, with
both warm and cool colors included, makes so much sense. The fact that it’s not
always critical to focus on undertone was a total revelation (and relief!) to
me. And it’s perfect, because the colors I’ve always loved from both Spring and
Summer appear in the light palette. Jana, USA
"I have a smaller but better wardrobe..!
A couple of years ago you analyzed me as Autumn. I was delighted with
how the colors looked on me and had your information and color fan. Previously I'd been told I was a Warm Autumn Deep
Autumn even a Winter. The colors were either too bright, too intense or
too dark for me, your Autumn palette was just right.
To update, my Autumn analysis has helped me have a smaller but better new wardrobe.
Now most of my clothes “go together” so I have many more things that mix and
I’ve also been able to purchase cosmetics, especially lipsticks, that I
truly love. I think that my new choices make me look better and I just love
that! Thank-you so much, Carol, USA
"...incredible that you can do this from photographs!"
I am absolutely delighted with my analysis, so in depth, incredible that you can manage to do that from photographs only. You're a genius!
What makes the massive difference is the way
you clearly show how you come to your conclusions at each stage of the
process of analysing the photos and colour palette.
I think I have the same conviction I would have from a face to face session so that I'm happy, more acceptant and comfortable with my tonal swatch.
I didn't think that cool and warm worn
together would provide me with that balance - but not too far either
way explains it so well. I like this - an artist is
always looking for balance!
But overall amazing Pamela, you are so good at this and please feel free to
quote my grateful comments anywhere if you wish to. Maxie, UK
"Thank you, your work is exceptional!"
Your color analysis is so comprehensive it’s truly amazing.
I must tell you I
had recently had another color analysis done and her findings were so contrary
to everything that was inherently natural to me that I just knew it had to be
wrong. Hence why I felt the need to repeat the process with someone else.
everything you said resonated with me and made so much sense. The cool colors
are what I naturally gravitate towards and my first favorite color was in
I’ve already ordered the fabric swatches and I’m still digesting all the information, I trust I may have questions in the near future.
again, your work is exceptional. Barbara, USA
"love the Spring colors"
As promised I am writing to give you
feedback on the colour analysis update you have recently done for me.
Thank you for all the
information. I am just beginning to read it all but I must say I do love
turquoise, denim blue, violet, corals and ivory of the Spring palette. It is just sometimes hard to find them. I actually only have a few black pieces and you are
perfectly right I need to relieve the colour near my face.
Happy for you to use my image.
"So cool... the colors I grativate towards"
Thank you so much, I loved it! Loved seeing how exactly colors work with my natural color, also the detailed history and write up that you do.
funny, I went to my closet and saw
that naturally I gravitate towards the Blues Pinks and Purples that are
the correct shades. That was so cool.
Knowing what looks good on gave me a real confidence boost.
you, thank you so much for your service time and
knowledge. I have told several of my friends about your service. I'm
so excited to start building a wardrobe I love and getting dressed easily. Mindy US
"..can't thank you enough!"
Pamela I can't thank you enough!!!
I've been wearing Autumn colors and I can't believe the difference!!!
I AM Winter! I'm going to change my makeup and get rid of some
of the red in my hair.
You're right about all of it including my eyes.
I didn't really understand the question about a grey
ring around your iris - well stupid me, I
didn't really read it and didn't think my dark grey ring
counted. I've always tried to wear
warm toned makeup. No wonder I look so pale
and off. It's ok to be fair if you wear the right color!!!!! Denise, USA
6 months on - I wanted
to share with you my epiphany, my brain finally clicked! This
morning in my bathroom mirror (both robe and tile are the 'wrong' color) I realized that these colors confuse me because I am Winter and my skin tone is cool.
Long story short, I've been using the wrong makeup and making myself look sickly. Today the right foundation blush and shadow, a dark blue top and voila!
realized that most makeup people try to "warm you up"
further adding to my confusion. I turn everything
orange anyway so I don't need any of that, it's going in the garbage!
and cool toned people can get a sun tan and still be cool, just a deeper shade. Self tanners are orange, more confusion. I can
also lighten my hair a bit, it doesn't have to be black/brown just without red. It doesn't mean I have to be so ash that I look like a corpse.
I'm going to embrace my fair skin, dark hair and eyes. I will stop following
trends that don't work for me. But at least now I understand why. Thank
you, thank you, thank you!!!!!!! P says: Music to my ears Denise x
No wonder I felt faded...
so very much for your thoughtful insights. I
must say I
was initially surprised with your determination but totally agree with your
recommendations. I expected you to tell me I was in the Light Tonal Group!
understand now why I've been feeling faded, trying to dress in softer
colour to match my light
skin/hair has washed me out further. I had accepted that my hair was
grey and I should wear pastel
colour in my younger photo which you referred to as coppery was completely
natural. Its odd that I never thought
it that way!
think about it I've received compliments wearing creamy
white, tomato red, bright navy and salmon,
and a lovely tobacco brown. Not sure why I strayed so far!
too for the hair advice. For some time I've felt that I needed a softer style with a little more
fullness. I'm going to try to grow it again and not be influenced by husband
and daughters. They see me as I was, I see me as I am today and know that this hairstyle is
Looking forward to replacing my poor colour choices with happier/more
vibrant ones and feel so much better already
because I have a direction. I can't thank you enough, your service is of great value to women like me who need
a confidence boost. Kathryn, Canada
"I've got some wardrobe managing to do..."
Thank you so much for your mad skills with color analysis. Your very
thorough explanation and how you arrived at the color choice made good
sense to me.
For a long time I have been confused about the 2 previous analysis' years ago, something was not right and I believe you've finally
I'm so glad that I got your help as I was about
to adapt some generic info about a greying Autumn turning a muted Autumn
or Summer shades!
It bothered me enough to contact you and I am very thankful
for your help. The WARM color family seems spot on and now I have some wardrobe
managing to do. I am eagerly awaiting your fabric color swatches. Merlina, USA
"I am over the moon!"
wanted to touch base and reiterate my pleasure with the
I’ve been lost for years in the Seasons and just defaulted to Winter and that was so NOT working so I just wore black! (lightened to navy in Summer!)
I was unable to figure it out and knew I didn't have the skill to
solve this color conundrum. Thanks to my friend I discovered you!
Went to finally get my covid hair done, showed my hairdresser Duchess Kate picture and said “take this brassy
out and give me cooler ash!” He said it would take a few times to tone down the brassy highlights (what!? -
it’s not like I have platinum hair!!)
and very comfortable with the COOL family and look forward to
reading more. I am a neutral gal, monochromatic is my jam, pop of
color is enough. Imagine my THRILL to discover there is more than black
and navy for me.
Can’t wait to work on skill recognition of cool vs
warm, this is a game changer, up til now a good color was by chance. Feeling more confident with your guidance that I can move forward and explore (gasp!) COLOR! Thank you Laura, USA
"..really happy I decided to purchase..."
I’ve been reading through
it. At first I felt overwhelmed by all the information but now feeling more
I’m so glad I did this as I used to think I leaned towards the Autumn colours,
but turns out they’re not my colours
Can you please give me some more information on why I would purchase the colour
swatch? How do people use it? Also what is the colour brief book?
Thanks so much, I’m really happy I decided to purchase this. Zoe, NZ
"Finally found a place I can settle..."
always a mystery why I felt the bright colors made me look more alive, yet the
brightest colors of the Spring palette (like bright orange) just did not do it
for me. Made my teeth have a yellowish cast and who wants that?!
After years of
trying to figure my "Season" out and NEVER getting the result I felt
was correct, I have finally found a place I can settle and feel at home! Thank
you for everything!! Terrie, USA
"...you have a new best friend!"
Oh, Lady…..you have a NEW BEST FRIEND…. I’m LOVING every
At the same time, I’m mad as hell with every “Makeup
Counter” Salesperson who has pushed me as WARM.
But I guess I can’t blame them MORE than I can my Hair
Stylist of 25 years!!! Who’s been highlighting me BLONDE….:0
I am having SO MUCH FUN. And it’s storming outside, so I’m
diving in with a nice cup of tea!!!!
I’m sure that’ll turn in to a nice glass of wine later!!!
LOL. Lea, USA
"I can see the warmer tones and how they fit in"
so much for the colour analysis, not at all what I expected but makes so much
sense, I just needed another perspective.
I always thought I was a Summer
because of blue eyes/fair skin and I like blues/greens, but I can
now see the warmer tones and how the greens/blues fit in. In the sunlight my
hair definitely has red highlights; my mother had red hair.
I work in a
male-dominated area and I usually just wear black tops and blue jeans, I'm not sure that I would be comfortable wearing color but I’m ready to start with
neutrals like autumn grey or taupe. Corinne, USA
"To say I'm delighted is an understatement.."
Thank you so much I'm very happy to be a Spring. I’d
always longed to have my colours done but 5/6 years ago I was disappointed/confused when I was made Summer - I was sure I’m warm.
With "appropriate" make up I felt like a puppet and, not convinced, I lost confidence
in my own ability as every-thing in my wardrobe was
apparently wrong. A repeat analysis came closer, I was a blue Spring although I never sunderstood what that
In my 20’s I naturally wore Spring
colours and still veer away from cool. I’ve spent a fortune trying to work out
what suits although I can tell almost instantly if others have got it right.
Currently going through my wardrobe, I’m very excited to get the other
side of lockdown so that I can go look for my Spring colours with confidence.
I am astonished by the wealth of information you include and your
detailed explanations mean that, for the first time, I understand why a certain
colour is right or wrong for me. To say I’m delighted is an understatement. Maggie, UK
The TRUE WARM palette
SO much for all this information, it’s marvellous!
So detailed, and
personalised, just brilliant!
definitely want the fabric swatches, can I order them online? Helena, UK
"My clothes were wearing me..."
Wow! Your result is
completely surprising but well justified. I was thinking, maybe Soft Autumn, Summer was not in my thinking at all. That said it's starting to make sense.
In the '80's I was
labeled a Winter but it never felt right, too heavy. I've always had trouble
blending my makeup to coordinate well with my clothing now I know why! It's growing on me, I immediately changed my clothes and
feel calmer and more put together already. I've noticed that now that I'm
wearing the appropriate colors I can wear more jewelry.
Julie had been coloring her hair and finding it too heavy
With the wrong
colors my jewelry stood out not me! My clothes were "wearing
me". I have a smattering of both cool and warm clothes in my closet so I
will be pruning that ASAP! I also appreciate that you provided a snapshot of a
catalog from my favorite retailer showing the Summer colors - I would never
have even looked at those colors, but now I will get my eye accustomed.
Your analysis was so thorough and
personalized. it will make a huge difference in my style and confidence! Julie, USA
"I'm now confident about becoming that girl..."
Thank you so much for your
analysis. You absolutely may use my image on your website.
You've cleared up a lot of
confusion I've had about my coloring and provided some surprises too! Truth be
told there was a woman I used to work with that somehow always looked
absolutely stunning with the fit of her clothes and the colors she used.
For years I have thought back to her and what magic she used to get that way
and I'm now feeling confident about becoming that girl in my office thanks to
you! Leanne, USA
"Thank you for helping me to see myself again..."
me at Jennifer Anniston! I just love my summer colours.
After two decades
living in Australia I recently returned to England. When the tan faded and my
hair was no longer highlighted by the sun I didn’t know how to deal with the
faded person in the mirror. Thank you so much Pamela for helping me ‘see’
myself again. I can’t wait to get my fabric swatch and to start having fun with
it. Josephine, UK
"Thank you for finding my true colors!"
At first I was skeptical as I'd always fancied myself Muted, believing that I had both warm and cool elements. I even purchased your Muted color swatch a year or so ago as I was drawn to those colors.
But after reading your analysis, and eyed my wardrobe against the
digital swatches you provided, I could see that I'm in the Warm color
family. I just finished reading the information and learned that there is warm light, warm deep
and warm muted, so my guess is that I was drawn to the warm shades of
the Muted color pallet.
Even before receiving the fabric swatch I limited my purchases to
the Warm color family and I look so much better in
my clothes! So thank you! The next steps are to gradually replace certain items in my wardrobe and to experiment
with aqua and warm purple, colors I'm not instinctively drawn to.
Thank you again for helping me find my true colors! Elizabeth, Netherlands
"I am a Summer..."
Thank you for my comprehensive colour analysis. After looking at the images I am a Summer! Funny, I mentioned that I looked summery in the park photo.
My hair is quite dark, I didn't know you could have that combination. Already a little research has shown Summer covers blonde to darker hair.
I’ve already got quite a lot of pink, blue, lilac, soft white and navy in my wardrobe that fits also I had a sea green/blue velvet jacket and soft pinky red one that I always received compliments on. So it’s more a case of adjust the hair and mindset than adjust the wardrobe. I’ll always have a soft spot for the odd Bright Spring T shirt, but keep within the range for the major items. Jenny, UK
Pamela says: Summer is Soft, Light and Cool Jenny, you to perfection.
"You hit it on the head, Cool!"
Really like this palette - tried to fit into the warm category for so long. The softness threw me in that direction, knew I wasn’t a summer, way too light and the models were always blond!
I am so excited to be heading in the right direction. Blue is my
go to, haha should have taken a clue from that!
I have read everything and some stuff twice or more. I appreciate the detailed analysis and all the written information and picture
comparisons. I do see the cool tones make my skin look healthier vs the warm
where it looks a bit sallow.
The whole season thing made me crazy, thank goodness for the tonal approach. Overall you hit it on the head, Cool! Thank you so much!
A travelling life and a personal color journey!
Your thoughtful responses to my additional questions are so
helpful, thank you! I’m looking forward to receiving my swatches
and experimenting with some new colours and reconnecting with ‘old
friend’ colours I used to wear but had forgotten about. It will take me a while to attune to being Warm not
cool as my fair skin and natural dark hair led me to believe; but
having just retired from work and now living the travelling life, I’m
excited to align all these changes with a personal
colour journey too!
Thank you once again, I will be
recommending you. Janet, Australia
A wonderful discovery!
"I've already bought a cool undertone lipstick and my hairdresser has replaced golden highlights with ash! I include pictures of my 'old and new' look. What a
I want to ensure I get the neutrals right and end up with a more concise
capsule wardrobe for (expensive) work clothes. I'm packing for a
business trip and have so much confidence knowing that some of my
purples, teals, and blues, with silver metals will make my skin and eyes
I can just focus on my work.
I'm delighted to help spread the news about your great service and talents and looking forward to my fabric swatch! Thanks again for a wonderful discovery!"
"..this will be color therapy for me..."
Thank you for your color analysis, this was a huge surprise for me.
I should have guessed Spring; light and warm but bright
I did not see coming. Your analysis makes sense and now I understand
why as there are 3 characteristics to take into account. No wonder I've been
new colors are positive and optimistic. This will be color therapy for me and they seem to complement my personality and my outlook :-)
I currently have a lack of bright colors, certainly no red or yellow, so there's a change coming. Thank you very much, Minna, Finland
"..wondered why I looked better in softer colors.."
Just wanted to thank you so much for the wonderful color
analysis, I thought I was Winter and should wear striking jewel colors but wondered why I looked better in softer colors like navy bronze burgundy purples and could wear coral! I definitely look best in the
Self analysis confused me because of pink skin tone but warm colors in my eyes and hair. My mom was a redhead, both parents from
Ireland and my dad is Irish/German with dark hair and eyes, I'm a true mix.
Looking forward to receiving the swatch! It will certainly help my wardrobe choices moving forward. Mary, USA
"I never thought that red would look good..."
Just wanted to let you know I received my color analysis and I am very
happy with the results!! I knew I looked washed out with the light
colors and needed more deep colors. You have confirmed that and I like
the explanation for that reasoning.
My husband and I went
shopping today to look at my colors and I did buy a jacket
in tomato red! I never thought that would look good on me but it
You may use my image on your testimonial page. Thank you so much for your help - Teresa, USA
A special occasion?
Think I should put my own Color Analysis family on here to show you how much I wear and enjoy my colors!
The Summer season is sometimes thought to be dull - NOT SO!
This was me as Mother of the Bride in Las Vegas last year. Take a look at our family photos.
If your special occasion is coming up you need to know your best colors!
"..absolutely blown away"
I am absolutely blown away by your fantastic analysis!! It answers all my questions and
the pictures are really amazing!! I’ll never be confused again!
very first analysis was as a Winter but then someone said I was Spring and as I liked the colors I got really confused. My Mom
always told me those colors washed me out and she was right! Anyway I’m going to leisurely enjoy going thru all your
explanations commentary and pictures, and am very, very grateful for
such a fabulous analysis!
I enjoyed and learned so much reading your entire
report, especially to learn that I’m a True Winter and to
make the distinction between that and Cool, Bright, & Deep - I’ve never seen anyone else differentiate that before. Also that my platinum hair (completely natural) is actually Deep, referring to
intensity, which closes the circle. I think that’s where a lot of
others got it wrong, thinking I was Light, so that is a welcome
revelation for me as well!
You have the sharpest eye of anyone! This
really means a lot to me,
many thanks! You should author the definitive book on color analysis! Nancy, USA
"I appreciate the detail..."
I was happily surprised by the Analysis and would not have
guessed that I'd turn out to be Autumn. I have to admit that the color palette
always made me happiest but didn't think it would actually suit me because of how pale I am - but the pictures made sense.
Graduate school classes re-started so haven't had time to
experiment but I now have a better idea of what will suit me as I
prepare for internships/interviews. I really appreciate the detail in the images and especially the
letter, really helpful for someone like me
as I transition from "college student" to a more
professional look. Kelsey, USA
Yes I'm Summer!
you for your useful comments and suggestions on my colour profile. Yes,
I am Summer!
have tried to update my wardrobe with a cloth colour that suits me
best. Your analysis, letter, and materials are very helpful.
results of the Colour Analysis made me feel more confident in dressing
up and going out. Thank you so much and I would highly recommend your
services to anyone who wants to know
their colour profile and have fabulous clothes for their skin tones.
Pamela is very outstanding in this field! Cherry, Thailand
"a detailed and elaborate analysis and explanation..."
Thank you so very much for the very detailed and elaborate Colour Analysis and explanation. My perception has been completely changed and I
am now convinced that my colouring is actually a Cool Deep and I'll
confidently wear my silver accessories!
Your work is wonderful and has helped me understand so much more
about colouring. The comparisons between Warm and Cool are an eye opener.
Once again thank you so much. Ashley, Singapore.
Thank you for an excellent Color Analysis...
Thank you so much for an
excellent colour analysis!
I understood very early that the Seasonal
approach wasn't working for me and Tonal wasn't available. I
went so far as to take Soft Summer and Soft Autumn and pull out all the
matching colours then add the shades I favor in an attempt to personalize a color grouping. This evolved into mostly warm
tones, except when I have a hankering for pink and blue!
The challenge now is to find neutrals that work with both warm and cool accent colors. Darragh, Canada
Pamela: Solved your dilemma
Darragh. Warm Beige doesn't work well for you. I suggest you choose a
cooler beige to flatter your coloring, then all the neutrals
tone incredibly well with both cool and warm accents in the chintz
patterns you love. This is your favorite design.
"..worth it's weight in Autumnal brushed gold!"
I wished I were Autumn for a long time but thought with
blue veins at the wrist (green up the forearm)
and pinkish skin there was no way it could be so. I am drawn to those colors and the overall feeling they create, I thought "Since I love them maybe I should wear Autumn colors any
way, even if they aren't technically
my best" but I wanted to know the truth, even if it meant being a different season. As you say all color
is glorious, I see beauty in every group but to learn
that my favorite season is
my season is an epiphany.
Your system is ingenious, the detailed explanation and personalized visuals adds full
confidence to your assessment. Using the 4 Seasons and Tonals to find the best fit is
I love what you write about not diluting a Season and agree that the smaller niche color groups in the 12-season system can add an unnecessary layer of
difficulty. It's nearly impossible to find such specific
shades. Your analysis is worth its weight in autumnal brushed gold. ;-) Eva, USA
"I wish I'd done it long ago.."
I have to admit, your Color Analysis has been very enlightening. It makes sense as I had a tendency to lean to these colors
anyways BUT I had no idea why. I wish I had done this long ago, it certainly would have simplified colors and options.
I’m looking forward to getting the color swatches in the mail, a color/tonal guideline will be very helpful for me.
I am going to add a toner to my blonde highlights to cool the
yellow down, hoping this will make my eyes a little more sparkly. I’ll
let you know. ☺️
I appreciate you, your time and skill sets. Many thanks! Kayla, USA
"..makes a lot of sense.."
Thank you very much for my colour analysis. It does make a lot of
sense - I was previously told that I was an Autumn, 30 years ago!
The detail is really interesting, I’ve only read it quickly but I’ll go through it again later today.
I am wondering which of the fabric swatches I should buy. I’m not
sure whether it should be a straightforward Summer or a Cool swatch. Jacky, UK
says: The Summer swatch can sometimes seem a bit limiting whereas the Cool
swatch gives a wider understanding of the shades. Just stick to
the softest of the Cool.
"such a surprise..."
Thank you so much. This is such a surprise but I can see how much the colors make sense.
Now I can style myself confidently! This information has been and will continue to be so helpful and invaluable." Gina, USA
Pamela says: Gina was relying on black and it will be so easy to slot some Autumn color into her wardrobe. The new colors bring her to life!
"..a lightbulb moment!"
I can't tell you just how much this resonates with me. I had pretty
much figured out the Cool part but I kept trying to force myself into a
When you said "no, just Cool" the lightbulb came on for me.
I've been so enjoying playing with the
colors and starting to develop my eye to what works for me and what
doesn't. I've attached a couple of "after" photos you may want to
consider and by all means, you have my permission. Christina, USA
"...so difficult to be objective..."
you so much for the analysis, this looks great!
definitely got it right. Looking at the colors I feel like I fit in
with them and can pull them off very successfully. I was never really sure what
my undertone was because of my hair and eyes, I always thought they were warm,
but my skin would look red whenever I wore say, olive green.
right about it being difficult to be objective about your coloring: I thought I
was Bright, thank you for the image explaining that. Definitely send me the
swatch, and of course you can use it for the testimonials page, thank you for
asking. Kristen USA
So happy with my Spring analysis...
So happy with my Spring analysis, it has confirmed that I wasn't too off with my own thoughts! I am naturally drawn to warm
colours and yellow gold jewellery.
You have made it so much
easier to understand with explanations and conclusions that make a lot of sense. I think you are
right about the hair colour, I'm looking forward to changing it to a more
flattering colour very soon and gradually replacing my wardrobe mistakes over
time! I never was sure about that charcoal grey!
feel much more confident to buy things that will flatter me. Thank you so much
for helping me. Wendy, UK
Spring can be based around neutrals with or without the brighter colors.
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