Color Analysis BRIGHT or CLEAR ...
Is Color Analysis BRIGHT your Color Family?
Perhaps you know it as CLEAR because it's all about CLARITY.
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 BRIGHT you will always look your best when you're wearing pure colors ie colors with complete clarity with little or no undertone.
Your colors have elements of both Warm and Cool which balance each other out. Warm colors will look too 'yellow' and Cool colors will look too cold.
Each of the colors in the BRIGHT color swatch has the same Primary Color Characteristic as your own and will complement your natural coloring - creating harmony!
Match your natural coloring ...
It is usually your jewel-like eyes that initially attract attention with brilliant natural color contrast between your eyes, skin and hair overall. And a dramatic sparkle!
Your hair is always a much stronger color than your skin tone and this high contrast in your natural coloring demands a high contrast in the colors you wear.
Although you do not actually HAVE to have very deep hair and fair skin, this is the 'snow white' effect that's most often identified with Bright.
Women of Color can fall into this category too if there is high contrast between bright eyes, hair and skin tones.
Hair Skin and Eyes ...
Your Hair: will be from mid to the darkest of browns or black and will eventually turn to the richest of steel gray. But: it can be Red or even clear blonde - it's always intense!
Your Skin tone: will be from the most delicate ivory through to olive or dark ash brown depending on your ethnicity.
In fact, this coloring is sometimes difficult to describe and it is often your beautiful eyes which set you apart!
Your Eyes: Jewel-like eyes, the brightest of twinkling blue, steel gray, green or even bright hazel.
Seasonal Analysis would not work - you would be wrongly restricted to either SPRING or WINTER
It would be easy to say that you are halfway between SPRING and WINTER but this is not strictly true. Although they both have Bright in their makeup it is only the TRUE BRIGHT shades of each that are included in the BRIGHT color swatch.
Other elements that appear in the Spring and Winter swatches are excluded because they do not relate to your overall BRIGHT clear coloring.
You have a complete spectrum of colors
There is a whole spectrum of colors from light and fresh through to bold and deep - all with complete CLARITY. So whether your natural coloring leads you to the lighter brighter shades or the bolder more dramatic colors, it is the clear BRIGHT characteristic which always dominates.
The BRIGHT color swatch has 45 brilliant shades encompassing the brightest and clearest tones.
is no need to ever feel limited with colors. Wear whatever color you
like - red, blue, green, purple - BUT - the BRIGHT color swatch will direct you to the very best shade of each to flatter your natural high contrast.
Color Analysis BRIGHT does not mean all VIVID COLORS!
It does not mean that you need to wear VIVID COLORS all the time just that your colors are clear and true. Shades that lean heavily towards either Warm or Cool will detract from this clarity. You may have thought your coloring is kind of neutral and in a way it is, you need to tread that central path.
Black, white and true gray are all Bright colors - intense, nothing muddy, dull or pastel here.
A clear skin tone and a high contrast that needs to be echoed in the colors you wear.
When you wear your Color Family your skin will look fresh and clear, your eyes brighter and the shade of your hair more intense. Follow this direction to create balance and COLOR CONTRAST!
CHOOSE: From your color analysis Bright palette, use light and dark colors together or one bold color alone. Use basic colors of black, charcoal gray, royal blue and red to mix and match with the other shades to create a 'snappy' contrast. Black and white is fabulous and even better when one of your brights is introduced as well.
How to wear your BRIGHT colors
It's difficult to visualize how an outfit should look. But your primary consideration is CLARITY. You can wear and enjoy all the colors in the BRIGHT color palette.
If your coloring is fair you may lean towards Warm and look your best in some of the clear tones from the Spring palette.
If your coloring is stronger and more dramatic then you may feel more at ease in the deeper shades to give you greater contrast - you'll find some of these colors in the WINTER palette.
NEUTRALS: Being Bright does not mean you have to live in bright colors! Your neutrals - black, white, charcoal gray - are all Brights too and create clear contrast against themselves as well as the brighter colors.
ADD CONTRAST: with bold jewelry, crisp makeup tones and nail polish. Alternatively add a bright accent tone near to the face - a scarf or blouse in gorgeous shades of mango, hot pink or fuchsia will add femininity.
Colors to avoid and how to cope with them ...
If you are Color Analysis Bright you should avoid all colors that are dull, dusky or pastel. They will not do you justice - they do not give a strong enough color contrast to offset your dramatic natural coloring.
Colors like beige, dusky pinks, soft greens and mustard are not complementary to your skin tone. If you already have these colors and want to wear them, team them with a brighter color next to your face.st
to offset your dramatic natural coloring.
All you need to wear and enjoy your Colors
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