In today’s show… We meet with style and image analyst, Cate Linden of Louisville, Kentucky, USA, and are inspired by Cate’s approach for merging science and technique with beauty, practicality, and soulfulness. Becoming a style analyst and Cate’s vision for clients (3.00) PCA (Personal Colour Analysis), PIA (Personal Image Analysis), and Cate’s style and colour
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Episode 34: A chat with style blogger Jennifer Connolly
In today’s show… We chat with a style blogger with a focus on mature women about Personal Colour Analysis (PCA). Jennifer Connolly of A Well Styled Life tells us of her journey to know her colours through various eras, PCA systems, and results, and shares what sets the SciART system apart. Duration total: 43.30 minutes
One Analyst, Two Faces
by Michelle Boni (Orlando, Florida) A tale of two professional photographs and two color seasons. The picture on the left is from Korea, and the picture on the right is from America. The first encounter Unlike many of my other color analyst colleagues, my first exposure to Personal Color Analysis was through a Korean TV
Episode 9: Colour Instinct and Leaning Warm or Cool
In today’s show… We discuss the following questions: Do people know their colours instinctively? (begins at 1.14 min.) How can I tell if I have a warm or cool undertone? (begins at 13.49 min.) What does it mean to lean warm or cool in our Season? (begins at 19.39 min.) Duration total: 32.03 minutes Find
Whatever Your Glorious Age: Colour Analysis at 50+
by Lisa Kelly (Ontario, Canada) (Series – Part 5 of 5) For my 50th birthday back in 2013, I did something very out of character: I spent $300 on my appearance, on a personal colour analysis. Me, a jeans-and-t-shirt casual woman, intimidated by anything stronger than lipgloss. And yet the decision felt simple, and the
Episode 1: Welcome to the Colour Podcast
In today’s show… Welcome to the first episode of a podcast series dedicated to straight talk about understanding your colours, using your Season’s palette, and applying both to the best shopping decisions you could make. In this show, you’ll meet your hosts, Christine and Jorunn, hear about their personal areas of interest as colour analysts,
That Moment of Wonderment
by Lisa Kelly (Ontario, Canada) That Moment of Wonderment in your Colour Analysis: A Valentine for you I can still feel my gasp, looking in the mirror when the headscarf (which had covered my hair during the analysis) came off. Was that MY hair? That subtle gorgeous mix of shades – bark, sand, teak, frost
How Long Should a PCA Result Take?
by Terry Wildfong (Michigan + California) At first blush, time may seem somewhat irrelevant; but believe me, it is significantly important. It may be one of the reasons some clients have a negative, instead of positive, draping experience and/or conflicting result if previously draped. Answer: A minimum of 1.5 to 2.5 hours for the draping process
Dos and Don’ts for Post-PCA
What is Under My Overtone?
by Terry Wildfong (Michigan + California) What exactly is an overtone? It’s the coloring of a person’s outward appearance: skin, hair, and eyes made from each person’s unique levels of melanin (black, blue, brown), hemoglobin (pink, red) and carotene (yellow, orange, red). We make assumptions about coloring based on how cool or warm they look,
Why Is Hair Covered During a PCA?
by Rachel Nachmias (Pennsylvania) I cover hair in almost all my analyses, and 100% of the time if it isn’t natural. There is a fundamental misunderstanding when someone says that certain colors look good with their hair one way but not another. The misunderstanding is that the goal in choosing a color should be to
Is the PCA Environment Important?
Color Changes You
by Alane Rode (Wisconsin) People are constantly asking me if they’re wearing a ‘good’ color. and honestly, if I haven’t draped you, I don’t know. I mean, I can usually tell when someone is wearing a color quite different from their season, even if I haven’t draped them, but as far as what’s best for
What is Personal Colour Analysis?
by Chrysalis Colour What is a Season? Season is another word for group of natural coloring. We all have a built-in colour scheme that includes a version of every colour, blue, red, green and all the others, like a personal rainbow. By choosing from this menu when we create our appearance, our clothing colours are