Seasonal color analysis SUMMER!
Seasonal Color Analysis SUMMER is probably the prettiest of all the color palettes.
The deliciously delicate tones of an English country garden.
As the fresh and warm tones of Spring give way to the sleepy days of Summer, the colors become soft and dreamy, seen through a 'heat haze'.
If your color characteristics are LIGHT, COOL and SOFT then these are the colors for you.
Nothing brash, just elegant and feminine.
The SUMMER colors will allow you to re-create your natural coloring in the clothes and makeup that you wear so creating Color Balance.
Seasonal Color Analysis SUMMER
- the prettiest mix of Light, Cool and Soft (Muted)
will be ash blonde through to fair or light brown. You will have been a child with white blonde, fair or light brown hair although it is likely to have now darkened a little - the overall effect is cool and ashy.
often a small amount of red in your hair and it's better to play this down otherwise your skin can look sallow.
be light blue, blue grey, green grey, slate blue, even hazel - all
softly greyed down - you may have a slightly darker rim around the iris.
Your skin tone:
is fair to porcelain, ivory through to a medium beige, but always with a blue undertone giving a pink tinge to your complexion. You
are likely to flush or blush easily. Avoid a true beige foundation, it
will 'flatten' your coloring, instead select a color with a slight pink
undertone - ask at the cosmetic counter if you need help.
Create Color Balance with your natural coloring...
A plethora of beautiful flowers from an English summer country garden - mauves, blues, violets, pinks! These pretty tones can be far too soft for many people but you need this gentleness otherwise your delicate natural coloring could be overpowered.
Although your colors are COOL, they are the gentlest and the softest of the COOL palette. Light and gentle does not mean pastel just that all the shades have a lightness of pigment.
The soft berry shades and sea green are deeper than you might expect but the effect is subtle and almost sultry. Your neutral tones of grey and navy denote professionalism just as much as heavier tones on a deeper coloring.
SUMMER is a blend of Light Cool and Muted
Your most flattering colors:
- are Cool i.e. they have blue undertones
- every shade of blue from pastel through to navy blue is wonderful for you
- the prettiest of pinks, soft berry and soft fuchsia
- the softest sea green and the lightest of clear red
- not all Light colors just Light pigments (not heavily saturated) to balance with your own natural coloring
- soft white rather than pure white which is too clinical for you
Your best neutrals:
- rose beige through beautiful cocoa to rose brown
- light blue grey and silver grey through to grey navy; all soft dusty shades that will provide the perfect foil for your light pretty tones.
What to avoid:
- any color that has a Yellow (Warm) undertone; yellow, orange, tan and mustard, any gingery browns
- Bright sharp greens, warm salmon or coral pinks
- Heavy dull colors and earthy tones
you must wear a color that's not flattering (or you really like them and why not) team them with a prettier color near to your face
which will soften the effect. A soft white can be introduced to make
things work; a scarf near to your face, a collar over a jacket silver or
white pearls earrings will introduce Cooler tones.
is very heavy on your and will drain color from your face. If you must
wear it aim for a slightly lower neckline and introduce some beautiful
white pearls to bring softness to your face. Midnight blue is a great
Your skin and eyes are always clearer
when you are wearing complimentary tones and any blemishes will be
minimized. A natural bloom will return to your cheeks and the right
make-up will only enhance this even more.
How to bring your Color Swatch to life...
your brand new color swatch in your hand is exciting - but the next
thought is often panic as you wonder what on earth you're going to do
can be really difficult to visualize how all the beautiful color shades
will actually transform themselves into an outfit and find their way
into your wardrobe!
For real visual inspiration visit Kettlewell Colours who make a range of jersey separates and dresses in all the colors from your color palette.
are photographed and displayed according to Season so you can easily
see how the different shades of Seasonal Color Analysis Spring harmonize
and work together.
You'll find all your wardrobe basics in flattering shapes and sizes - in fact all the hard work is done for you!
gentle coloring of the Summer palette does not restrict you to hot
weather floaty fabrics, but lends itself just as easily to the soft
fabrics of the Autumn/Winter season.
Sadly, Seasonal Color Analysis is often not determined correctly.
you've been analyzed as a Light Summer, a Cool Summer or a Soft summer then you may not be a true SUMMER at all and the color palette is
likely to be diluted.
If you're not feeling comfortable with your color palette check out the details of 12 Seasons Color Analysis to see if you might be missing out on a wider range of colors that you could be enjoying or contact me for Online Color Analysis.
All you need to enjoy your Summer colors
The SUMMER color Brief £3.00
The SUMMER Color Brief is ready to
download and print out with all the concise information you need to
start wearing and enjoying your own Color Family - colors, makeup, hair
15 pages of information including 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 Seasonal Color Brief - £6.00
4 Seasonal Briefs + swatches 1/2 the price
Enjoy all 4 Seasonal Color Briefs - Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter - for the price of 2 plus 4 digital color swatches.
It also shows you a simple way to identify your own 'best' Season and how to wear and enjoy your Color Family.
The SUMMER color swatch £25.50 + free gift
The Summer color fan holds 30 precision dyed fabric color swatches which fan out to show the whole range of harmonizing
shades (shown in the square).
fan is practical and easy to use, 12.5cm x 6.5cm, finished in a suede
style cover and comes with a wealth of information about co-ordination,
cosmetics, accessories etc.
think that your choice is now limited, between these colors there are
literally hundreds of shades and tones just like an artist's palette.
ALSO INCLUDED: When I
acknowledge purchase of your swatch I will send you a FREE DIGITAL COLOR
SWATCH so you can always have your colors to hand on your Ipad or phone.
In the UK? Please use this button to purchase, p & p £1.75
Anywhere outside the UK? Please use this button to purchase, p & p is £4.95
If you've been determined a Soft Summer, Cool Summer or Light Summer - then you're probably not a true
Season at all.
You might even be missing out on lots of other colors you could
Flow Seasonal Color Analysis - what's that all about?
If you've been analyzed as 'flowing' from one season into another then you may not be a Season at all!
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