What is Seasonal Color Analysis? Total Guide to Color Analysis Models!

Updated: Sep 11, 2020

In our previous post, we explained what seasonal color analysis is, and how it works, but in this one, we’ll talk about some analysis models that are used in the fashion and beauty world. There are 4 main models, and hope you can find the one that makes the most sense to you for your personal use!

Color Analysis Models


1. Warm vs Cool (vs Neutral) :

This model takes the skin undertones to define the best colors for you.


Warm skin undertones are usually defined or uncovered by the colors of your vein found on your wrist under the skin looking green. If you also look better in gold than in silver, this also tells you that you have a warm skin undertone.


Cool skin undertones are usually defined or uncovered by the colors of your vein found on your wrist under the skin is blue or purple. If you also look better in silver rather than gold, it also means you have a cool skin undertone.


If neither of above cool nor warm applies to you, the chances are you have a neutral skin undertone. In neutral skin undertones, the colors of the vein are often found in both bluish and greenish colors, and they also look good in silver or gold.


2. 4 season color analysis


This analysis categorizes into four main seasonal families. The analysis usually considers your skin undertone, and the color of your hair and your eyes. The followings are the examples of the four seasonal color analysis logic.






3. 12 season color analysis


This analysis categories your complimentary color palette into the four seasonal color families with 3 subcategories for each season, making it total of 12 scales for color palette families. Because it is one of the most popular seasonal analysis model, and it gives more details without being too complex, this is the model that we also use on our platform.



4. 16 season color analysis


This analysis categorize into 16 scales of color palette families, providing more details to the 12 seasonal color analysis model. This one gives 4 sub categories within each season, making it to total of 16 scales. While it gives a lot more details, it could also cause some complexities and confusions.



The Palette uses 12 seasons color analysis. Find what season you are from here.

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