Colourful Soft Summer Hair Colour

Reader’s Question: If you enjoy “unnatural” hair colours like blue, purple, and green, how do you match these to your colour palette? My season is Soft Summer. Pastel Colours There are a number of hair colour options referred to as “Pastel” that work within the three dimensions of the Soft Summer palette: in a medium-light to Read More

The 12 Seasons at Easter: SOFT SUMMER

Expressing Your Season At Easter… Cool, Light and Muted Soft Summer never gets very light or very dark.  This season’s focus is low contrast with no colour demanding attention over any other. Overall the palette is more cool than warm, but not as cool as True Summer’s range of colours. Soft Summer’s dusty blues or warmer pinks together with warm whites Read More

The 12 Seasons at Easter: TRUE SUMMER

Expressing Your Season At Easter… Cool and Gentle True Summer’s colours are cool and slightly muted – they have a gentleness to them. The colours are not as bold as those of True Winter – they are just a bit softer in comparison. On your cool colouring, the True Summer range of pinks are particularly flattering. For your Easter decor, consider featuring various Read More

The 12 Seasons at Easter: LIGHT SUMMER

Expressing Your Season At Easter… Pizzaz Light Summer’s deepest reds are lighter and softer (think watercolours) than those of any of the Winter influenced seasons. Pairing your red with a refreshing colour, like turquoise, can add pizzaz to your Easter decor.   Multi-coloured Light Summer’s pastel colours harmonize well together. For Easter, a multi-coloured scheme of warm yellow, warm pink and turquoise makes for a Read More

The 12 Seasons of Christmas: SOFT SUMMER

Expressing Your Season At Christmas… Cool, Light and Muted For Soft Summer, the most important thing to remember is that you want to keep your colors cool, light and muted – nothing clear, bright or highly saturated. Your best look is low contrast with no one colour demanding attention over another. Avoid the tendency to over-grey – your Read More

The 12 Seasons of Christmas: TRUE SUMMER

Expressing Your Season At Christmas… Cool and Calm While True Winter’s colours are cool, bold and intense, True Summer’s colours are cool, calm and slightly muted.  There is a feeling of gentleness to your season. On cool colouring, the True Summer range of soft blues (as well as the greens and teals) are particularly flattering. Any warm, golden colour and any Read More

The 12 Seasons of Christmas: LIGHT SUMMER

Expressing Your Season At Christmas… Low Contrast For the Light Seasons, it’s important that your colour combinations match your level of contrast – high contrast in value (lightness & darkness) should be avoided – a low to medium contrast level relates best to your delicate colouring and will not overpower you. Light pink, warm white and Read More