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Jun 27

Cindy Crawford – Dark Brown vs. Light Brown Hair

Ccindy Dark

Image Consultant Sandy Dumont demonstrates with Cindy Crawford’s photos why dark hair shouldn’t be lightened. Sandy is master of color.

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Jun 25

Emma Stone in Warm & Cool Colors

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Emma Stone was born blonde but dyed her hair auburn brown in order to get more mature acting rolls. In the photo left, no doubt a Hollywood stylist suggested she wear warm makeup and garments, due to the red tones in her hair. She is a beautiful woman in any color hair or garment, but …

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Apr 29

Redheads Have Warm Hair, But Cool Skin

Redheads

The fashion and makeup industry have doomed redheads to a life of garish and harsh orange makeup and garments. Check the Red Carpet or the pages of fashion magazines, and redheads will be clad in peach, coral, salmon and orange. And that’s in spite of the fact that redheads have more visible pink in their …

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Apr 04

You Don’t Know What You Look Good In

Sociobiologists tell us that buried deep inside us, we all have compelling urges related to survival. Nearly everything we do and every decision we make is related to these survival instincts. It’s in our DNA. You think you choose colors that make you look good. You think you choose what you wear based on the …

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Mar 06

HAIR: Curly, wavy or straight?

Photos: curly and straight hair

Celebrities on the Hollywood red carpet usually go for glamorous waves or lots of curls. Psychologically, massive waves or curls can suggest high-maintenance. Curls are also fluffy and scattered, so it can imply subliminally the same about you. Straight hair, on the other hand, suggests you get straight to the point and are not complicated. …

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Jan 24

Portrait of Kate Middleton: What is Wrong?

Artist didn't get perspective right

No one seems to be  happy with this portrait. It ostensibly looks like Kate Middleton, but something is a little off. It’s really quite simple. Look at her face. There’s too much space between her eyes and her lips – especially on her right side (left side as you view the portrait.)   It’s amazing …

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Jan 21

Michelle Obama- Tres Chic

Michelle Obama looking very chic

President and Mrs. Obama on Inauguration Day, both looking dashing and elegant. Michelle looks especially chic in her Thom Browne blue-checked coat. Later in the day she added her own belt to the coat, but it interrupted the exquisite line of the garment. President Obama, I was hoping you would make a powerful visual statement …

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Jan 21

New Hairstyle for Michelle.

Michelle's Bangs

Michelle Obama’s new hairstyle is youthful and fashionable.Love it! One observation:  her hair looks more elegant in the photo on the left, where the hair was blown dry so that it frames her face softly. In the photo on the right, it nearly wants to flip up, so you see the choppy ends. Choppy ends …

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Jan 08

BUSINESS CASUAL / Brand Yourself Classy

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If your company has a business casual policy, you might wish to limit how far you “dress down” if you want to protect your valuable visual brand.  With the popularity of business shirts in windowpane plaids, it’s possible to look dressed down even when wearing a tie. The plaid shirt above looks informal, but it has …

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Dec 02

Taylor Swift: Red Lipstick is About Attitude

Taylor Swift in Red and Pink Lipstick

Taylor Swift will be 23 on December 13. Too young to wear red lipstick many would say. Red is a state of mind, and that includes red lipstick. It’s not how old you are, it’s your attitude.  Whether she’s portrayed as sultry or sweet, it doesn’t matter.  What matters is that she knows she looks good  – …

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