Color Analysis WARM
Color Analysis Warm - Is this your color palette?
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 WARM, you will always look your
best when you're wearing colors with a Golden or Yellow undertone that echoes your Warm golden coloring.
Colors with a blue undertone (Cool) can make your complexion look
quite pinched, even grey!
WARM is your Color Family and your
You're not SPRING and you're not AUTUMN
landed on this page you are certainly drawn to some of these colors!
You might even have been analyzed as Spring or Autumn. But...
You probably feel that SPRING colors are pretty but they're too vivid and harsh!
You probably feel that AUTUMN colors are stunning but too soft and deep for you!
Although the WARM color palette
encompasses many of the shades from the Spring and Autumn palettes, they have other elements that don't relate.
Not Spring, not Autumn just WARM!
It's often said that WARM is halfway between Spring and Autumn are which is not strictly true.
Although some of the colors from both Spring and Autumn are included in the Warm color palette, it is only those colors with WARM as the primary color characteristic. The elements that do not relate are excluded.
Whether the colors are the light and fresh shades of Spring or the soft and glorious shades of Autumn, it is the WARM color characteristic which always dominates.
But if you can match your coloring...
Can you match your coloring and discover that you're WARM?
Your overall look is naturally soft and invariably identified with a golden glow. The glorious colors in your Color Family will enhance this further.
Your eyes: warm eyes are usually a mix of tones introducing golden tones. Browns will be golden, turquoise/teal and hazel may have amber or yellow flecks, green may lean towards olive or yellow tones.
Your skin tone: Warm skin tone could
be ivory through to a golden beige or bronze often with a sprinkling of
freckles. Not always, but the veins in your wrist may look green because of the yellow tones in your skin.
Your hair: will have or will have had elements of red or golden tones even if it's not always visible. Perhaps you were a golden haired child! People with grey hair can still be warm but you
will have had elements of red at some time.
Warm golden tones create balance
To look your best you should re-create your natural coloring in the clothes you wear - this creates COLOR BALANCE.
the WARM color family has the same color characteristic as yourself, the Warm color palette shows you the shades of each color to will flatter you best. This works for both
clothes and makeup.
Whether the colors are lighter or stronger, it is the WARM characteristic
which always dominates.
Your most flattering colors...
- Your most
flattering colors are always those with a Warm / yellow undertone
- Choose peach, apricot, coral and
salmon through to the deepest pumpkin
- You can wear yellow toned greens - lime
through to moss and olive green
- Beautiful yellow toned aquas, turquoise through to
deep soft teal blues
- Clear blues and the gorgeous light and deep periwinkle, also a deep warm purple
- Choose to wear rich creams and ivory next to the
face rather than pure white
- Your best neutrals are camels and browns, warmer
shades of navy and grey
How to visualize your WARM colors
For some 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.
Although they are presented in sections for Spring and Autumn some of the colors will cross over because they are all WARM and mellow.
The elements of Light and Bright from Spring and Deep and Muted from Autumn are excluded.
you don't know the best colors for you there's lots of information in
the Warm Color Brief or on the Warm color swatch. Understanding is the
But there's really no reason why you can't wear and enjoy them all according to your mood and occasion.
Everyone won't look the same...
Every single person with warm coloring will not look exactly the same but the primary tone, the 'first impression' given is always a golden warmth.
The golden tones of your COLOR FAMILY will match and enhance your
natural warm coloring. Your skin will look fresh and clear, your eyes
brighter and the shade of your hair more intense as you create Color
Colors to avoid
- anything with a Cool (blue)
undertone - it will be cold and harsh on a warm complexion
- icy shades and harsh strong
pinks, pure white, deep greys and
How to cope with hard-to-wear colors
If you have garments in your closet which don't do
you justice, aim to team them with some of your new warmer shades close to your face to soften the effect.
to wear black for the evening? Fine, just wear a slightly lower
introduce some lustrous pearls to bring softness to your face.
Ivory and soft shades of peach are wonderful softeners that can be
introduced to make things work; a scarf near to your face, a collar over
jacket, even a pair of creamy pearl earrings will introduce WARMTH.
How to recognize and flatter a warm skin tone...
If you have a Warm skin tone, you need Warm makeup.
Even if you are SPRING or AUTUMN you still have a Warm undertone and need to echo that in your makeup.
All you need to wear and enjoy your WARM colors
The WARM Color Brief £3.00
Ready to download and print with all the information you need to wear and enjoy your Color Family - colors, makeup hair etc.
15 pages of information includes FREE DIGITAL COLOR SWATCH that can be on
your Iphone or Ipad for shopping. Or you can make it into a mirror image
of the fabric color swatch.
The TONAL Color Brief £9.00
6 Tonal Color Briefs/swatches for the price of 3
You'll discover an easy wasy to identify your colors along with a concise and comprehensive reference to Tonal Color Analysis.
A starting point into the magical world of Color!
There are 60 pages in all with 45 colors for each Color Family - ready to download and print.
WARM swatch £38.50
fabulous fabric shades in an attractive suedette covered fan, handbag size
12.5 x 6.5 cm. With a wealth of information about how to wear and
co-ordinate your colors.
No more mistakes - save TIME and MONEY!
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