"Your Dominant Characteristic in the
Seasonal Color Analysis - Light & Delicate"
If your dominant characteristic is Light, it means you have a light and soft coloring. Your intensity on the seasonal color analysis scale is the lightest and most delicate. Your overall coloring lacks contrast between skin, hair and eye color. Needless to say, you're quite the opposite from a Deep-dark :-)
Here is an example of an obvious Light (Heather Locklear) and a Deep-dark (Anne Hathaway):
Typical Characteristics of a Light Coloring
These are your dominant characteristics and that set you apart from the rest in the seasonal color analysis:
A sure-way to tell that you're belong to this group is your light hair color, ranging from golden blonde to cool ash blonde, and even light ash brown.
Eye color is light; either light blue, grey, lighter shades of green or a mixture of all 3. However, a very pale brown is also possible.
Your skin tone may be fair with cool light pink or light peach undertones.
Any signs of having dark features, crosses this color group off the list.
Light vs. Soft-muted
However if you have blonde hair with brown eyes, or your hair appears to be a mix of warm and cool (deep and light) then that's an indicator that you're a Soft-muted.
Here is an example of Jennifer Aniston and Katherine Heigl who are Soft-muted - their coloring often gets misdiagnosed as Light, despite their 'in-between' coloring which appears neutral:
Blonde Hair = Winter?
Unfortunately I currently don't have any pictures of Winter celebs who have light Summer-like hair (you're welcome to email me if you have any!). But this coloring is not uncommon. Many blondes may be falsely diagnosed as Light but are in reality either Cool or Clear Winter. So how is that possible?
Usually, a person with silvery blonde hair is considered cool and vivid, which makes Cool winter colors look amazing good on them. However, if you have a typical light blonde hair BUT clear and sparkly eyes that seem to dominate your look, then you're most likely a Clear. Think dominant characteristic.
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Your Best Colors
Some of your best colors are soft, dusty and muted, such as baby blue, pastels and lavender.
Depending on your undertones - if you have a light but warm coloring, you look best in peachier and warmer colors such as coral and camel, which makes you lean a bit towards Spring. If you're light but cool you'll look great in the lighter and softer colors like cocoa, sand and powder pink.
Are You Cool or Warm?
To determine out if you're Warm Light or Cool Light you'll have to figure out if you suit cool or warm colors better. This tells you what type of light colors look best on you.
Here is an example of the temperature between a Warm (Kate Hudson) and Cool Light (Naomi Watts):
Do you look best in:
Light, warm colors = Spring
|Light, cool colors = Summer
The Color Palettes
- Light Spring and Light Summer
From Left: Camel, khaki, light gray, blue charcoal, taupe, warm pastel pink, baby pink, clear salmon, coral,
watermelon, fuchsia, clear red, cream, light green, bright golden yellow, moss green, blue green, clear aqua, powder blue, light purple, periwinkle, violet.
Some of your best colors are light but warm - they complement your delicate but peachy coloring. You look amazing in some of the lightest corals and salmons, warm pinks and even khaki and camel.
You'll also be able to wear many of the Light Summer colors but you need to adjust them a bit with some of your power colors, such as gold. Your best neutrals are ivory, khaki and warm grays.
Examples of celebs with Light Spring color palette: Taylor Swift, Blake Lively, Ellen Degeneres, Kate Hudson
Both palettes are light in intensity but differ in undertones. Light summer is much more delicate and diffused than light and warm light spring.
Which of them do you favor? Which of the palettes look best on you?
Always take the silver or gold test to be sure.
From Left: Grey, slate grey, cocoa, light desert sand, khaki, powder pink, rose pink, rose, red-violet, coral pink, clear salmon,
clear red, light lemon yellow, light aqua, sea green, spruce, navy,
sky blue, steel blue, lavender, periwinkle, dusty purple
Your best colors are light, diffused and cool toned. They have a slight greyed undertone. You look divine in greys, taupe, dusty purple and blue and various diffused pinks.
You may also wear some of the warmer Light Spring colors, especially when you're tanned. Some of your best neutrals are taupe, sand , soft white, cocoa and grey.
Examples of celebs with Light Summer coloring: Reese Witherspoon, Naomi Watts, Jodie Foster, Heather Locklear
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