The early feedback from my own use with clients and pictures and comments from the analysts using it is better than good. From Rachel (Best Dressed) in Philadelphia: “These lipsticks are fantastic. Never before has finding flattering makeup for each season been so foolproof.” From Margareta (email to firstname.lastname@example.org) in Sweden: “We tried Delicacy on … Continue reading Introducing 12 Blueprints Cosmetics
I confess to surrendering shamelessly to Light Spring wedding dress overload. For once, this is the easiest Season to find clothing for.
Soft Summer colouring has more muscle than the other Summer groups. Colours are more solid. Texture is a nice way to communicate this man’s strength and add variety to a monochromatic look.
There is no reason to believe that foundation can be matched by Season, because the final colour is influenced by the overtone, the undertone, the idiosyncrasies of the face, the pH of the skin, and the list goes on for an hour.
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.
Forest green is too sharp and obviously a cosmetic most of the time. This is a grayer, browner green, for instance, Merle Norman Hazel.
A Light Summer can wear black at times DEPENDING on what the contest is. Her skin likes the saturation and the coolness. If the comparison is with Autumn, her skin might find several things in black to like. Now if the comparison is between black and silver, there may still be good stuff happening in black but less so.
But my love for colour wouldn’t go away, and one day as I was googling about colour, I hit upon this treasure trove of information, the 12 Blueprints website. It was something I’d never seen before – pages and pages of free information about colour.
How do members of a Season borrow colours into their wardrobe successfully? All sorts of diagrams exist to assist people of certain colouring, or Season, in finding clothing colours that are not within their palette. Examples you might see include, – True Summer and True Winter – because they’re both very cool – Dark Winter … Continue reading Colour Sharing
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.