Category Archive: Color

Jul 16

Anne Hathaway – Night & Day

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  The teenager next door is transformed into a Big City sophisticate. Anne looks good in any color hair, as long as the style is sophisticated. She would look even better as a blonde with soft pink-toned makeup, instead of the warm peachy tones that her makeup artist chose. Yes, it “harmonizes” with her hair, …

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Jul 12

Prince Charles – Word to the Wise

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  Your Royal Highness, like most gentlemen with light to medium skin, camel is not a flattering colour. First, it is so pale that you literally fade into your coat. Navy blue is a much better colour for you. Look closely, and you’ll see that camel also makes the face splotchy. Better to give up …

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Jul 10

Meryl Streep – Divine in “Prada”

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Meryl, you look so beautiful with your “high fashion” look in “The Devil Wears Prada.” Especially your hair. Please bring it back!  

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Jul 09

Red & Yellow – Ketchup & Mustard

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  Some colors go together and some colors simply don’t. For example, tomato red and bright yellow. First of all, these are the two most visible colors in the spectrum, and when you put them together, it’s overkill. Secondly, these colors, when seen together, inevitably make you think of ketchup and mustard, or fast-food restaurants. …

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Jul 08

Taylor Swift: Your Brand is Bold

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Taylor, your brand is bold, not bland. Beige is boring and bland; it says Oatmeal Cookie, not innovative, dynamic, entrepreneurial star. All in all, the photo on the left hurts your brand. The hair isn’t you, the shoes are clunky and the dress makes your waistline non-existent and your hair drab. Contrast that with the …

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Jul 07

Queen Maxima, Regal in Red

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  Queen Maxima of the Netherlands is definitely looking regal in red. Her red dress looks better with red shoes, though. Beige is fine if you don’t happen to have red shoes. But every woman should own a pair  of red shoes! They’re the icing on the cake. Speaking of icing, the blush peach dress …

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Jul 06

Jennifer Lawrence: Good, Better, Best and NO

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Jennifer Lawrence has a chameleon-like appearance. As she changes hair color, she changes her appearance and persona dramatically. She looks good in the coral and white floral print dress, but they’re not her colors. Her hair is pretty and youthful looking, but it’s the wrong shade of blonde; it’s a harsh yellow. This dress is …

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Jul 04

Nicole Kidman: Looking Awesome as Redhead

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  OMG, Nicole you look awesome in this Jimmy Choo ad. Now that’s the way to go when you have red hair. Your pink-toned makeup lets your face pop. Most makeup artists put redheads in “matching” orange makeup. Of course, when they do, black suddenly looks harsh. Orange lipstick and blusher might “go” with red …

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Jul 03

Hillary Clinton – Short & Chic

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Hillary, you’re looking glamorous with this slightly-bouffant hairdo. Great color, great style. Why not bring it back? Fuller hairstyles are  gaining popularity now, and for good reason:  they are flattering. Cool, pink-toned foundation will smooth those lines, make you look younger and have greater overall harmony! Yellow-toned foundations and peachy blushers don’t go with your …

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Jul 02

Red Lipstick -Why It Gets a Bum Rap

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  This is why red lipstick gets a bum rap. Blondes rarely look their best in dark red lipstick when they wear it with drab, earthy colors. Red lipstick demands Big City colors and styles, plus perfect foundation. Also, yellow hair and red lipstick conjure up images of ketchup and mustard. Not good. Kudos to …

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