changing hair colour changes palettes

How Does Changing Hair Colour Impact on Your Colour Palette?

Does Changing Your Hair Colour Change Your Colour Palette? Reader Question: How does your hair colour affect your palette. For example, if I was to return to my natural dark strawberry blonde/reddy brown colour, would that make me a different palette. I understand that it would affect my contrast but would it mean that I…

Is black the only slimming colour to wear

Are Dark Colours and Black the Only Colours to Wear to Look Slimmer?

Reader Question: I have light colouring so light colours work best. So what should you do when you’re overweight and feel that light colours make you look larger.  Black is the most slimming colour, isn’t it? Retailers sell lots of black because it’s easy as they’ll tell you “black goes with everything” (it doesn’t, it’s…

the science of finding your perfect colours - personal colour analysis

The Science of Finding Your Perfect Colours – Podcast and Video Interview

I recently joined Karen O’Connor of Menopause, Marriage and Motherhood,  to record another podcast interview – this time we talked all about the power of colour and finding your perfect colours It was recorded when I was on a short holiday with my husband and where we were staying the internet signal wasn’t strong, so…

Monochromatic prints in blue and their value contrast

Identifying Monochromatic Patterns and Prints

Reader Question – I’m a low colour contrast, high-value contrast creative type who adores print. How do I choose a print with these concepts in mind?  I’m keen on blue and white prints. Identifying Monochromatic Prints A common misconception is that monochromatic patterns and prints are black and white (and sometimes greys). But it actually…