Color Me Beautiful by Carole JacksonUsing simple guidelines, professional color consultant Carole Jackson helps you choose the thirty shades that make you look smashing. COLOR ME BEAUTIFUL will also help you: develop your color personality; learn to perfect your make-up color; discover your clothing personality; use color to solve specific figure problems, and more, including full-color palettes containing the thirty shades for each season--pages you can cut out to carry when you shop!
Autumn: the different types
Update from September I uploaded a new photo with face examples for a better understanding of this seasonal color palette. My question is if I deep autumn, soft autumn or a warm autumn? Except for the vivid orange, that palette matches my wardrobe exactly! Your email address will not be published. Remember me Log in. Lost your password?
They have a deeper overall complexion like medium to dark ash blonde or light to medium ash brown hair, either lighter eyes or brownish hazel eyes and usually medium skin tone. This kind of Soft Autumn ladies are often misdiagnosed with Deep seasons or Winters, but those bright colors totally overpower them. I am so confused. I think I have warm skin tones but also have very pink skin depending on what I wear. My eyes are a deep grayish blue but do not seem cold and my hair which I dye an ash brown always turns out with a strong red tint. Any suggestions for a mixed up palette?
Is this your Color Palette? As Summer fades into Autumn glory, the colors become soft and rich, warm and blended. If your color characteristics are Warm, Deep and Muted then these are the colors for you. Your eyes:. You have medium contrast - there is usually a reasonable contrast between your eyebrows, skin and hair color. Your hair:. Your skin tone:.
Before I started to care about my style, I just wore and bought whatever struck my fancy. I ended up with a rainbow of a closet, but I only reached for things in certain colors. I like pink and bright yellow, just not on me. I like red, but only particularly shades. Seasonal Color Analysis takes the coloring and undertones of three things into account:. The colors in your season will complement your features best, and you probably already reach for some of these colors! Seasons are used because we already associate certain colors with each season, like white snow in the winter, rich red leaves in the fall, kelly green grass in the summer, or pastel pink flowers in the spring.
But that was just a beginning, there was no mention yet of the connection and reaction between the color of clothes and skin tone. Between and , Johannes Itten Swiss painter and professor at the Bauhaus University in Germany took things a step further when he concluded that portraits look better when certain colors were used in conjunction with specific hair and skin tones. He then created four different color palettes corresponding to the four seasons, each of which included four different complexions. These made it much easier for students to paint more attractive portraits. Her own theory asserted that humans carry information about their personality and style in their natural coloration, and that through personal traits such as skin, hair, and eyes we can relate personal colors to those found in nature. This theory proved to be extremely popular and became the foundation for many color professionals.