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Overtone vs. Undertone

Happy day, dear reader! Hope your week has been full of only the pleasant kind of surprises! Today I want to talk about a color quality that people often confuse, undertone and overtone. Specifically as it pertains to choosing colors, whether for clothing or makeup. I often hear people say they are a Spring, Summer,… Continue reading Overtone vs. Undertone

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4th of July Style

Happy day, dear reader! If you live in the US, I'm sure you've noticed all the red, white, and blue displays in the stores. You can get almost anything imaginable festooned with stars and stripes. This tri-color onslaught begins before Memorial Day, and lasts through Independence Day. After that, we'll jump with both feet right… Continue reading 4th of July Style

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Ways to Break the Black Habit

Happy day, dear reader! What's your favorite color? Now, what's your favorite color to wear? Frequently, these are two completely different answers. But why? So many women I know answer that their favorite color to wear is black. Maybe they've been seduced by the dark side, or maybe they've just fallen prey to the Myths… Continue reading Ways to Break the Black Habit

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Colors and Neutrals

Sometimes I feel like a Color Convert, or maybe a recovering Blackaholic. Either way, I have seen the light! (Horrible science pun, I know...) I appreciate all the colors of the rainbow, and feel obligated to spread the color gospel. Color Preferences Some color preferences are universal; some are cultural, and some are purely personal.… Continue reading Colors and Neutrals

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Color Primer

Have you ever been talking with someone about a subject of mutual interest, and all of a sudden you discover that their knowledge, and vocabulary are completely different from yours? This happens frequently when I talk with others about color. To keep us on the same proverbial page, and make future conversations about color easier,… Continue reading Color Primer