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Episode 29: Body Image

In today’s show… We speak with nature, professional, and brand photographer, Viktorija Gedrimiene, about her latest venture in boudoir photography. Join us for a candid conversation about the challenges of body image self-perception, the standards that women face, and how seeing ourselves as beautiful can be a first step in healing. Duration total: 39.10 minutes

Episode 28: Men Wearing Colours

In today’s show… We discuss how men’s reasons for having a colour analysis differ from women’s, as does their experience of the process and application of their Season colours. Takeaways for Summer (at 26.06) Takeaways for Springs (at 28.56) Takeaways for Autumns (at 28.56) Takeaways for Winters (at 32.15) Duration total: 45.05 minutes Find us on

Episode 27: Interiors and Weddings

In today’s show… We discuss managing colours for groups of people with different colouring, specifically a family home and a wedding party. Interiors and home decor (0.39 min) Wedding parties and groups (25.50) Duration total: 41.09  minutes. Find us on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and YouTube by navigating to Chrysalis Colour Analysis, and on LinkedIn by

To Compare Is To Despair, Or Is It?

by Lisa Kelly (Ontario, Canada) It’s been intriguing for me to realize there is a pithy piece of wisdom embraced and shared amongst my friends, my like-minded peeps — that always makes me want to say “yes… BUT!” On the one hand, I so agree with the spirit behind those memes on the negatives of

Episode 26: Grays

In today’s show… Our conversation takes a practical approach to shopping for gray for the 4 True Seasons and their 8 Neutral (combination) Seasons. What is ‘neutral gray’? (at 4.05) Is there a gray that goes with everything? (6.50) What are warm and cool gray? (8.07) How do I choose ‘saturated gray’? (9.30 Autumn grays

Episode 25: Using Your Colour Palette

In today’s show… We discuss ways of using your Seasonal colour palette to see colours as they are and make beautiful choices when shopping. Duration total: 53.56 minutes Find us on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and YouTube by navigating to Chrysalis Colour Analysis, and at LinkedIn on Christine’s profile page at Christine Scaman. Photo credit: Artem

Episode 24: Jorunn and Christine’s Makeup Hacks

In today’s show… We discuss shortcuts, tips, and tricks for makeup to apply and appear the way we want. Our conversation is informal, with topics generally covered as follows: Lipstick and concealer to avoid ‘resting bitch’ face as per Lisa Eldridge (video link in Show Notes), at 6.14 min Lipliner, at 10.14 min Concealer around

Growing into Bright Winter

by Debi Rushworth (New Brunswick, Canada) I can still remember the elation. The wait was over. The analyst pronounces what we have both seen with our eyes, that I am a Bright Winter. The Luxury drapes have been demonstrated, giving me visual reference on what my colours look like in fabric. …Then what? Maybe it’s just

Aligned Makeup Masterclass with Florentina – Part 6

by Florentina Mossou (The Netherlands) Part 6 Creating Your Signature Makeup Look Overview Introduction – Light, colour and shape A Statement of Scale – Foundation for Vertical Yang A Statement of Dimension – Contour for Horizontal Yang A Statement of Curve – Blush and Lipstick for Vertical Yin A Statement of Detail – Highlighter and

Episode 23: Eyeglass Frames with Debi Rushworth

In today’s show… We begin with our chat with Debi about her process for choosing frames (from 2.00 – 21.00 min).  Within this period, the discussion for the image below captioned Soft Summer frames begins at 827 min. Our thoughts about Jorunn’s glasses, for the image captioned Jorunn’s rimless and navy frames below, begins at

Aligned Makeup Masterclass with Florentina – Part 5

by Florentina Mossou (The Netherlands) Part 5 A Statement of Detail – Highlighter and Eye Makeup for Horizontal Yin Overview Introduction – Light, colour and shape A Statement of Scale – Foundation for Vertical Yang A Statement of Dimension – Contour for Horizontal Yang A Statement of Curve – Blush and Lipstick for Vertical Yin

Aligned Makeup Masterclass with Florentina – Part 4

by Florentina Mossou (The Netherlands) Part 4 A Statement of Curve – Blush for Vertical Yin Overview Introduction – Light, colour and shape A Statement of Scale – Foundation for Vertical Yang A Statement of Dimension – Contour for Horizontal Yang A Statement of Curve – Blush and Lipstick for Vertical Yin A Statement of

Episode 22: Align Style Analysis with Florentina Mossou

In today’s show… We are joined by the creator of the Align Style Analysis system, Florentina Mossou in The Netherlands.  We learn how our body dimensions are translated to clothing shapes and designs in harmony with our own. Florentina also introduces the Align Makeup Masterclasses, a series of blog posts here on Chrysalis under the

Aligned Makeup Masterclass with Florentina – Part 3

by Florentina Mossou (The Netherlands) Part 3   A Statement of Dimension – Contour for Horizontal Yang Overview Introduction – Light, colour and shape A Statement of Scale – Foundation for Vertical Yang A Statement of Dimension – Contour for Horizontal Yang A Statement of Curve – Blush and Lipstick for Vertical Yin A Statement of

Aligned Makeup Masterclass with Florentina – Part 2

by Florentina Mossou (The Netherlands) Part 2 A Statement of Scale – Foundation for Vertical Yang Overview Introduction – Light, colour and shape A Statement of Scale – Foundation for Vertical Yang A Statement of Dimension – Contour for Horizontal Yang A Statement of Curve – Blush and Lipstick for Vertical Yin A Statement of

Aligned Makeup Masterclass with Florentina – Part 1

by Florentina Mossou (The Netherlands) Part 1 Introduction – Light, colour and shape Overview Introduction – Light, colour and shape A Statement of Scale – Foundation for Vertical Yang A Statement of Dimension – Contour for Horizontal Yang A Statement of Curve – Blush and Lipstick for Vertical Yin A Statement of Detail – Highlighter

Episode 21: The Magic Third Ingredient

In today’s show… Style Coach, Anna Lazarska, of Perfect Mood Board, is with us for the third part our conversation. Today, the discussion centres around what makes your styles and colours truly personal and individual, and how you choose to express your preferences, tastes, and lifestyle in how you dress. Duration total: 33.05 minutes Find

Announcing FREE Aligned Makeup Masterclass with Florentina

by Florentina Mossou (The Netherlands) Featuring 12B colour analysis and Align style analysis You’re invited! The real magic of makeup is to draw attention to the eyes. Harmonious colours, proportions and textures do not distract the gaze, but guide it. The viewer settles peacefully on the eyes. Body type is key to knowing how to

Episode 20: Pets and Celebrities

In today’s show… We enjoy an informal conversation about Seasons for pets and celebrities. Pets begins at 2.20 min. Celebrities begins at 11.29 min. Duration total: 38.30 minutes Find us on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and YouTube by navigating to Chrysalis Colour Analysis, and on LinkedIn via Christine’s profile at Christine Scaman. Show Notes: The Questions

Episode 19: Image Archetype with Anna Lazarska

In today’s show… Style coach Anna Lazarska of Perfect Mood Board in Poland joins us once more. In this episode, Anna explains image archetype and how knowing your type leads to your most flattering clothing styles and designs. *at 2.03 min., Christine should have said “…adjusting the data to fit the results…” rather than the

One Woman, Two Versions Series

by Anna Fraś (Poland) Illuminated by different colours Following the thread of looking at the same face illuminated by different colours, we wish to present here a striking series of posts created by our analysts. Recently we have had the chance to read about Michelle’s experience and look at Anna’s project here at Chrysalis Colour.

Episode 18: Style Coach Anna Lazarska

In today’s show… Anna Lazarska is our guest as we discuss colour analysis, image archetype, and how the strategies she used to find the common ground between them  in her personal style led to the creation of a style coaching business. Duration total: 24.25 minutes Find us on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and YouTube by navigating

Episode 17: Hair Colour for Autumns

In today’s show… We discuss hair colour suggestions for the 3 Autumns, True, Soft, and Dark, including natural and chemical colours and colours to be avoided. True Autumn (natural colours begins at 8.11 min; chemical colour at 16.06; to avoid at 22.25) Soft Autumn (natural colours at 23.37; chemical colour at 26.07; to avoid at