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I've been reading the threads about being an 'autumn' or a 'winter' etc with interest. Unfortunately, I can't afford to have my colours done professionally - we are seriously skint - so I want to try and work some of it out myself. Can anyone recommend a book or a website? Are there any rules?
I have dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. My skin is quite pale - I don't tan very easily at all (am sporting a bit of Olay Touch of Sunshine at the mo, to try and avoid being mistaken for a zombie) and I blush quite easily. Is that enough info?!
Hi, I had my colours done quite a while ago but I remember the key thing being how the colours reflect on your face - so "your colours" even out your skin tone and if you have bags under your eyes (I do!) they becomes less noticeable. When I had my colours done I sat in natural light and the woman draped white material over one shoulder and black material over the other - I could instantly tell that both these colours did me no favours! Then she drapes loads of other colours over me to get the colour palette. Now when I'm shopping I just hold things against my face to see if the colour works for me and helps disguise the bags under my eyes! I was also told that hair colour doesn't affect your colours - I asked as I change my hair colour quite often. Hope this is of some help!
I would love to know mine as well, I have mid brown hair which currently is blondey in the light, as it is summer, I have pale skin with a slightly yellowy hue (possibly imagined) and blue eyes. I can wear blue and often wear pink whether it suits me or not... I am clueless though colours wise!
If you goggle "colour analysis" several sites come up, most of them with "quizzes" where you can sort of get an answer.Not sure its 100% reliable but I had a fair idea what I was and each of these has told me Im right
Great thread and something I've always wanted to know too. Just found this which might be useful. I took an online quiz, and then asked my wise big sister, and they both suggest I'm an Autumn so probably something in it. Anyway - here's the link www.collegefashion.net/fashion-tips/how-to-find-your-perfect-colors/ I like the colour chart at the end.
According to that website I think I must be an autumn of sorts. Not keen on the flow chart (it starts by asking you if you look good in one colour or another - ^that's what I'm here to find out^) but the descriptions put me at either a Deep Autumn or Warm Autumn.