• How to take a Photo for a Virtual Color Analysis

    Before Covid was relevant, I did many color analyses for my clients, virtually. It is super convenient and easy to do, especially if you live far away. Seeing my clients in person is my favorite way to do an analysis, but doing one virtually can be just as fun! There are several requirements to getting a virtual analysis just right, but the most important are good, sharp and well-lit photographs. Below are two examples. The photo on top is the kind of photo I need. You can clearly see my skin, hair, and eye colors. With this representation, another consultant could easily do my colors virtually. Now take a look…

  • Are You Wearing the Right Color?

    When you wear the right clothing and makeup colors, your complexion looks radiant. Dark shadows under your eyes and nose seem to disappear. You look more rested and healthy. Wearing the right makeup and clothing colors flatter your features and coloring, INSTEAD of competing with them. It takes less than 4 seconds to make a first impression. 4! Color is one of the most important impression markers. The right colors WILL enhance your appearance! Check out the images below. The first client has Summer coloring. The Autumn coloring clashes with her delicate features, but notice how luminous she looks with the cool Summer pink color. Her eyes, skin and hair all harmonize…

  • How to Buy Clothing in YOUR Best Colors & Style

    Way back in 1983, my Mother had her ‘colors done.’ That is, a friend of hers was a consultant with a new service called Color Me Beautiful, and she came to our house, armed with the most beautiful colored swatches of different colors. She carefully draped the colored swatches around my mother’s neck and told my brother and me to observe how my mother’s face either lifted or was drawn downward, depending on the colors she used. You would think that to an untrained child’s eye, we would not be able to spot the difference, but I did right away! The color consultant determined my mother be an Autumn and…