The unique radiance of True Winter speaks to me as space and solitude on the most majestic, mysterious scale. It is the silence of the ice cave, the rising of a blue white moon over a frozen lake, the jewel that resembles a planet, the yellow flower that could be the sun.
In a well-made up face, the eye is the focus attention, not the eye makeup. Neutral colours create the hills and valleys, the backdrop for the intensity, shine, and focus of the eye itself.
The science is so good that I can tell you what makeup to buy and your best hair colour from your results.
Your whole face has to wear the yellow, or any colour, so you need to match the whole palette to it. If there are particular colours in your fan that you feel best in, match the yellow to those.
Hair colour? You can take someone back 10 years with hair alone. And of course it matters to final presentation, good heavens. It is simply just not required for an accurate analysis. The skin tells you all you need to know once you know what to look for.
Each one of us came home a better colour analyst, the teachers as much as the students. L to R: Terry, seated (Michigan), Cori Johnson (Seattle), Courtenay Gibson (Mass.), Shahna McNally (Edmonton), Anette Henriksen (Denmark), Jorunn Hernes (Norway), Gabi Pusztai (London), Ksenia Zvyagina (Moscow). An atmosphere of everyone teaching everyone all the time is where … Continue reading Colour Analyst Conference 2014 Pictures
First, I needed to have a PCA to experience it for myself and figure out which season I was (I know many of you reading have felt that pull!). Second, I knew that it might be a possible career option for me.
Every available hue should be present in as wide a range of hue, value, and chroma as the Season will accept. Very hard to do unless the consumer wants to carry a 5lb. book around, which is why it’s so important to choose garments using the entire fan, not single swatches, to maximize your colour options.
If they applied 5 foundations and chose one, there’s a much higher chance of getting things right. Since they haven’t a clue about your heat by looking at you, I hope they used a selection of colours all the way from pure cool to pure warm, not available from most foundation companies.
To my delight, I discovered that meanwhile, colour analysis had developed into several amazing systems, incorporating the fact that most people do not fit into the true cool or true warm categories, but there are far more with a neutral undertone to their skin.