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Cool

YOUR LOOK IS COOL AND REFRESHING

Your colouring of coolness means your stunning colours are cool with a clear blue undertone. From soft pastels to icy bright colours, the contrast between the colours is high, helping to create the medium to high contrast naturally present in your appearance.  

Personal style will also always influence how you wear your clothes and the colour combinations you prefer. 

Be | Serene
Be | Vivid
Be | Fresh
Be | Calm
Be | Sharp
Be | Exquisite

Cool

YOUR LOOK IS COOL AND REFRESHING

Your colouring of coolness means your stunning colours are cool with a clear blue undertone. From soft pastels to icy bright colours, the contrast between the colours is high, helping to create the medium to high contrast naturally present in your appearance.  

Personal style will also always influence how you wear your clothes and the colour combinations you prefer. 

Be | Serene
Be | Vivid
Be | Fresh
Be | Calm
Be | Sharp
Be | Exquisite

Cool

YOUR LOOK IS COOL AND REFRESHING

Your colouring of coolness means your stunning colours are cool with a clear blue undertone. From soft pastels to icy bright colours, the contrast between the colours is high, helping to create the medium to high contrast naturally present in your appearance.  

Personal style will also always influence how you wear your clothes and the colour combinations you prefer. 

Be | Serene
Be | Vivid
Be | Fresh
Be | Calm
Be | Sharp
Be | Exquisite

Your Palette

Swatches | Click to enlarge

Colour Variance

This may occur viewing your digital swatches on screen.  More info
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Helpful Hints

Neutral & Bright Accent

Contrasting Accents

Monochromatic

Colour Guidelines | Click on image/title for more info

Work it ...
  • As your natural colour contrast is medium to high, it is not extreme. A neutral and an accent colour always make a good pairing.
    • Lighter neutrals combined with darker, brighter accents, such as Light Grey with Bright Periwinkle looks striking.
    • You can combine darker neutrals with lighter, brighter, accent colours such as Dark Navy and Duck Egg.
  • For depth or colour contrast combine just accent colours.
    • Cassis and Baby Pink (depth contrast)
    • or Light Aqua with Hot Pink (colour contrast)
  • A monochromatic look can be achieved in two ways:
    • Tonally if you have a softer look, eg. Sapphire with Cornflower
    • Or with depth contrast if you have a more contrasting look, eg. Icy Blue with Cornflower
Don't do it ...
  • Colours with a warm undertone
  • Neon colours
  • Avoid neutrals-only combinations
  • Extreme contrast – pairing colours that sit opposite each other on the colour wheel.

Colour Wheel | Click to enlarge

Jewellery

Jewellery is best shiny, clear and sparkly. It works beautifully with your sharp, clear colouring and is a great way of adding contrasting colour.

  • Silver | Platinum | White Gold
  • Cool hued gem stones from your palette
Hair

Cool hair tones have a huge variety from pure white, to grey, to cool dark brown and ebony, also salt and pepper. There are no natural highlights, and the hair is either neutral or ashy. If you are ash blonde you will grey gracefully, but keep the tones of highlight ash or platinum based. For dark hair try plum and burgundy lowlights. Your hair may eventually become a grey, silver or pure white.

Glasses

Always choose a frame that is a colour, or metal from your palette. Contrasting colours will work well. 

Inspiration

Looks

Hair

Makeup

Accessories

Makeup

With cool refreshing and bright colours, that range from very light to very dark, achieving a harmonious makeup look means you need to repeat these natural characteristics of medium to high contrast.

  • Use similar tones to those in your palette with a cool undertone, warm ones one will drain you.
  • Neutral eyeshadow colours are the whites and greys on the palette.
  • For highlight and accent eyeshadow colours, opt for the purples, like Dusk, Heather or Lavender Bliss, or brighter Purple itself. Blues like Eau de nil or Midnight and greens like Peppermint or Blue Lagoon are clean, cool shades. Frosted finishes or cool metallics typically look best.
  • Avoid matt eyeshadows, which may look dull on your bright appearance. A dash of highlighter over the top or a cream shimmer is perfect.
  • A Marine, Teal, Granite or Amethyst eyeliner really bring out the colours in your eyes.
  • Black mascara is perfect for you, or a striking Navy.
  • Instead of golden bronzer (which will not enhance your colouring as you do not want its warm tones) opt for a lighter one with a pinkish undertone, and apply delicately. Alternatively swipe a little cool toned highlighter to your cheeks instead, it will add some wonderful shimmer.
  • Your blush will be a cool pinkish or purple based colour, try Shiraz or Candy.
  • Your best lipsticks are pink or plum coloured with matt or shiny finish, Soft Mauve, Dusty Rose or Sheer Silk.
  • For a more dramatic look you can choose a slightly deeper pink or berry shade like Sheer Fuchsia to liven up your lips. Add a smoky eye in a grey Steel or Storm.

To give you specific advice on colours best for you with regards to hair, makeup or accessories like jewellery or glasses, I would need to determine your secondary and tertiary palettes. Please do ask me if you are interested to know more!

There's more ...

Buy beautiful makeup tailored to your ‘Cool’ tones, on our partner site, Colour Me Beautiful.

Buy a more in-depth Colour Analysis at a discounted price and discover your secondary and tertiary colours.

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Be | Colour Fabulous is an award-winning colour image consultancy providing colour advice and analysis for men and women.

Be | Colour Fabulous is part of the Colour Me Beautiful group, Europe’s leading Image & Style Consultancy.

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Jill Eastwood
Jill Eastwood
17 June 2024
What a wonderful experience! Nicki is so welcoming and soon puts you at ease. After talking through my new colour palette (it looks wonderful!), she also recommended which colour and shape of glasses would suit me, together with makeup, jewellery and scarves to finish off an outfit. I can't recommend her highly enough!
Gina Newman
Gina Newman
9 June 2024
Went to see Nicki last week for a re rate appointment as it had been a long time since I had my colours done. Turns out I am completely different to what I originally thought! It was a bit of a shock realising I could wear all the colours I've been avoiding for years and finding out that my safety zones of blues arnt actually ideal for my colouring! Since my appointment I haven't stopped looking for new clothes that match my swatches I've already grabbed a few new pieces that I wouldn't have normally chosen but I actually really love once on! 😊 I also have tones of screenshots of clothes online that I'm looking to purchase and new outfit ideas it's very exciting 😀 even my partner now finds things in my colours and can see the difference in colours on me. Thankyou Nicki you've given me my confidence back! 🌟🥰
Karen Herbert
Karen Herbert
8 June 2024
My sisters and I enjoyed a wonderful Colour Up and Party Package and we cannot recommend Nicki more highly. From the moment we stepped through the door we were made to feel so welcome and Nicki’s expertise and passion for colour bowled us over. Nicki obviously loves what she does and her knowledge and enthusiasm was energising and infectious 🤗We were so interested to learn which colours suit us best and Nicki encouraged us all to experiment with lip colour too which was a game changer for all of us. Thank you so much Nicki from all of us - shopping will never be the same again - we will be forever grateful!
Gemma
Gemma
4 June 2024
We had a great party with Nicki! She was really patient with us and took the time to explain everything. We really enjoyed pur afternoon and got some great tips, some new make up, and some scarves to get started on our new colour palettes.
catherine holt
catherine holt
2 June 2024
Loved this experience. I have come away with a whole new set of colours which I am looking forward to using. I also have new colours for denim, makeup and jewellery. Thank you so much Nicki. Had a great afternoon. Would highly recommend.
Hannah Phillips
Hannah Phillips
30 May 2024
I recently had a Full Works colour analysis session with Nikki, and it was absolutely fantastic! From the moment I walked in, she was incredibly friendly and made me feel at ease right away. The experience was not only enjoyable but also extremely informative. Nikki provided me with a swatch booklet that has been a game-changer for refreshing my wardrobe. Now, shopping for clothes for my holiday is a breeze! She gave me detailed insights into the colours that suit me best, even down to the perfect jewellery, makeup looks and hair tones. I left the session feeling confident and excited about my new look. If you're considering a colour analysis, I highly recommend Nikki. She is knowledgeable, professional, and truly delightful to work with!
Claire Alers-Hankey
Claire Alers-Hankey
30 May 2024
I recently had a colour consultation session with Nicki. I really enjoyed the experience and Nicki was so welcoming and friendly. The session was so informative and I can't wait to start focussing on colours that I now know work for me. Would highly recommend!
Denise Kelly
Denise Kelly
21 May 2024
A thoroughly enjoyable experience in beautiful surroundings. Nicki has a high level of passion and knowledge about everything colour related. You gain a wealth of information during the session as well as follow up information afterwards. I'm very much looking forward to sorting through my wardrobe and experimenting with colours I never thought would suit me. Thank you. X
Elizabeth Barry
Elizabeth Barry
20 May 2024
My mum and I had a wonderful time with Nicki and came away with a much better idea of how to pick colours and clothing that will make us look and feel our best. Nicki is a great host and very approachable, give it a go!
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