LIGHT SUMMER COLOUR GUIDE
LIGHT SUMMERs main characteristic is light and cool. Your features are completely light, delicate and there is low contrast between them. They have blue and grey undertone. You have very light eye colours with cool grey undertone. Your skin has beige and pink undertones. Your hair colour ranges between ash blonde to light ash brown.
Technically you can create colour combinations by mixing and matching colours in your colour palette. You can combine your accent colours with your basic colours or with your dark or light neutral colours.
LIGHT SUMMERs have light, soft and clear colours with mostly cool undertones in their palette. Light summer colours are the lightest in summer family. Since they are neighboring the Light Spring according to flow theory, their colours are brighter and more saturated than the other Summer's. This also brings some warmness in their colouring.
Since you have low contrast in your features, we recommend you to choose monochromatic or analogous combinations, which means, combining the different shades of the same colour or combining neighboring colours. You have many option to do these combinations in your colour palette.
Avoid high contrast and bold combinations (complementary, triadic or tetradic) , it overwhelms your natural soft and youthful look. Basic colours such as blues and cool green tones will suit you the better than the accent colours.
Black is not in your palette, cause its too dark for you. Try gray tones instead of black. You have an option to choice off white instead of true white which would be too bright for your appearance.
Since your natural look has low contrast, your patterns should reflect the same. Best to choose the same colours in your palette for your patterns and prints. Prefer small to medium scale, loosely arranged and dense patterns and prints.
Best pattern examples for Light Summers are water colour designs, floral patters, small background arrangements. Patterns that contain big scale, geometric, low dense and aligned should be avoided.
Similar patterns, different shades
Low contrast, summer colours, floral pattern. Good example for Light Summers.
Low to medium contrast, light background, loosely arranged floral pattern. Wearable example for Light Summers.
Too dense and big scale patterns, not a good option.
Other examples of Light Summer patterns and prints
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Your best metals are silver and white gold.
Natural gem stones such as Pearl, Rose Quartz, Aquamarine and Topaz will be flattering on you.
You have neutral-cool, fair and soft skin with beige/pink undertones. Its better for you to choose the similar foundation colour to your skin tone, preferably the ones with pink based beige tones, liquid, thin and matte finishes.
There are many different cool pink shades in your palette that you can choose. Matte finishes will blend with your skin tone naturally and its better not do over apply your blushes.
Your lipstick colours are pink or lilac tones. Avoid bright and warm colours, choose matte finishes.
Your light, cool and soft colour complexion needs to be repeated with your make up colours. Therefore matte or sheer, pastel and cool shades would be better for you. Avoid bright and dark colours as well as warm shades.
Its better to choose eyeliners according to your eye colours. Make sure that they are not dark and match with your light complexion. Grays and blues are good choices for mascara.
Your make-up colors are taken from your fashion colour palette. Cosmetic companies have their own colour names for their products. You may not be able to find the exact names in the market when you are shopping for make-up products, but this colour palette will guide you to find your best colours that would match your complexion, you can try to search for similar colours as possible.
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