This True Winter can be, if not monochromatic, then not very colour-animated to look at. The skin can be beige gray with little natural blush. The eyes and hair colours would not look much different on a B&W TV.
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Does she look older? Is that a bad thing? All optical effects are a trade-off. A colour analyst could take any redness out of a face, though she would have to jaundice or drain the face to do so.
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Being a Light Season means lighter makeup than other Seasons. Light is not near-white in this context. Too pale is draining and chalky.
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For all 12 Seasons, the white is a beautiful brow bone highlight. Here, it is a clear yellow-green clear white, as buttermilk. Clear peachy pink or pale gold are beautiful, especially for a Season that wears colour so well.
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The colours should look well together, a feeling of colours looking better for being together. The cosmetic and the swatches become more colourful, crisper, and better defined by being next to one another.
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This person does have Winter coolness and darkness. Black coffee and muted charcoal make great eyeliners. Just as their navy in clothing or a suit is a fantastic complement to the orange tones in skin, hair, and eyes, so is it a great eyeliner. 
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Forest green is too sharp and obviously a cosmetic most of the time. This is a grayer, browner green, for instance, Jungle from the Blueprints line.
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The navy and dark brown in this palette are near black, fine colours but not a first choice in high humidity. I'm very partial to the very dark tobacco colour as a neutral, even in hot weather, maybe because it's jungly.
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the lighter of Bright Spring's palette might cross into Light Spring nicely. The cooler, darker side of Light Spring could also be fine. The decision is made one garment at at time. If the items appear balanced, with the attention equally divided between them, that's a good sign.
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The overall picture is medium dark, still incorporating the Winter extremes of very light with very dark. Bright Winter is significantly lighter than the other Winters. True Winter black is not so flattering, especially for women.
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On a Soft Season, the liner, lid, and contour are quite close in darkness level, as in medium, with contour only slightly darker. They distinguish their roles by being of different colours in similar darkness levels, rather than Winter's variations on one colour (gray) in extremes of darkness levels. On a Winter, light means really light and dark means really dark.
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