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Susan

Today, Glowing Color features Susan. Susan is from the NYC area where she works as an actor and model. She enjoys classic film, art, design, and museums. 4 of her friends actually gifted her this color analysis! Susan writes,

I am so thrilled to have this done, as seasonal color analysis has been torturing me. I’m so very grateful for my friends for doing this. they rock.
 First, I was termed a true summer (which quite honestly, either that or another summer may be accurate) by Christine Scamman, who is awesome. She analyzed every striation of color in my eyeball, and said it was textbook true summer. (I blew up my eyeball photo and pixilated it, and noticed every single color of it is in the true summer fan, if that means anything…dunno….)
 I had no reason to doubt Christine, until the true summer group…told me otherwise. 

 pls advise,
Susan

I want to address the issue about eye color, because I’ve had several e-mails that mention this: I do not use eye color alone to determine someone’s season. If that was all that was needed to determine someone’s season, what about all the women of color who have dark brown eyes? Are they all the same season? No (though some websites would have you believe this)! So while eye color can be a helpful factor at times, it is by no means the main way of determining season. It comes from your skin and all the unique glowing colors and tones within!

Here is Susan’s Color Interview:

What color(s) do you wear the most? pink and blue 

What color(s) do you wear the least? yellow

In what color(s) do you feel sexy and/or beautiful? navy or deep blue 

In what color(s) do you receive compliments? pink

When we look at Susan’s photos, keep in mind that her natural hair color is self-described as a dark, ashy brown…mushroom brown instead of a true brunette. Let’s look at cooler colors first.

whitered

pinkorchid

lavendergreen

Now let’s look at Susan in warmer colors.

yellownavy

Although we don’t have much to go by in the warmer colors, it’s fairly obvious to me that Susan is not warm. She is definitely cool. However, Susan is not a Summer. Susan is a Winter. The cool pastel colors of Summer wash her out; they make her look too pale. Imagine her naturally darker hair color, and you’ll see that Susan should stick with the vibrant tones of Winter. Her eyes even pop more in Winter colors versus Summer.

lavenderred

See the difference?

If you would like me to do a color analysis for you (includes blog feature with pictures and customized color shopping list with your own personal power color) that will bring out your own unique glow, contact me at glowingcolor@gmail.com for rates.

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Comments on: "Susan" (8)

  1. Thank you so much! I’d first like to add there were only about three or so women in that group on FB who were mean (the ones who blocked me), The rest were lovely; I truly, honestly, liked them liked many of them.
    Next- eye color…i have a hard time thinking ( and only because i studied art and design extensively and taught it on the college level…) That the same exact icy blue ( for example) eyeball of many true winters, is the same blue found in say, an autumn with blue eyes. Am i way off in thinking this way?

  2. Susan, I am also very glad for you that you have found your true seasonal home. I hope it brings you a lot of compliments and confidence.

    • THANK YOU!
      Is this my Kay from lipstick? If so, I was thinking of you today because you first saw some winter in me! im hoping if i get my colors and vibrations etc in tune, i can get my health to improve ( my lymph nodes not in good shape)…
      xoxo

      • Yes, it is Susan. I believe that colors have very strong vibrations and can be very instrumental in our healing mentally, physically and emotionally. I hope you find that they do miraculous things for you.

  3. Hi Susan,

    Eye color can vary so extensively, and it is possible that women in all 4 seasons could theoretically have the same color eyes. That alone is not an indicator of season.

  4. Lyn Wright said:

    I think the background colours have influenced your conclusion as a winter. This lady needs cool jewel colours of summer, not the severity of winter colours. Pastel blue looks washy on her but the terracotta background is overwhelming. The cool green brings relief but is not enough evidence of a winter. The depth

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