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Secrets of the Science

Albert Munsell’s The Color Tree, 1907

Understanding the wonderous world of colour is fascinating, inspiring and life changing. Colour is light and energy; influencing us mentally, physically, and emotionally. It affects how we look, how we feel and how others perceive us.

Our approach to colour is based on the scientific principles of Albert Munsell. His system of colour identification developed in the early 1900s is universally recognised as the language of colour.

My time with you will demonstrate how certain shades are capable of being super flattering, while others are very unflattering due to the optical illusions that occur on the face. The latter draw attention to wrinkles and shadows; while your harmonious shades are natural beauty enhancers, making you appear healthy and fresh-faced.

Can we all wear every colour?  Well, yes pretty much! BUT it is all about wearing the right tone of the colour; how you wear it, and where you wear it.

Our 6 Palettes

Albert Munsell was an artist who invented a colour classification system which defines colour into 3 dimensions:

1. Value (Depth – Light | Deep)
2. Hue (Undertone – Warm | Cool)
3. Chroma (Clarity – Clear | Soft)

The Munsell theory of colour describes colours based on human perception.

Our palettes are based on the Munsell System. By using one or more of these descriptions for every colour, it enables us to categorise colour and forms the basis of our analysis.

Applying these categories of colour to your physical features means that when you wear similar shades of colours, they will harmonise with your features. This creates a positive visual effect and impact, making you look radiant!

Albert Munsell was an artist who invented a colour classification system which defines colour into 3 dimensions:

1. Value (Depth – Light | Deep)
2. Hue (Undertone – Warm | Cool)
3. Chroma (Clarity – Soft | Clear)

The Munsell theory of colour describes colours based on human perception.

Our palettes are based on the Munsell system. By using one or more of these descriptions for every colour, it enables us to categorise colour and forms the basis of our analysis.

Applying these categories of colour to your physical features means that when you wear similar shades of colours, they will harmonise with your features. This creates a positive visual effect and impact, making you look radiant!

Your Palette

Dominant Palette

From our six palettes above we firstly prescribe you your dominant palette. This includes a mix of both neutral and accent colours, and gives you 30 shades of colour.

For example, Reese Witherspoon is a Light for her dominant palette. You will see the difference it makes when we match the right shades of colour to her unique colouring. Reese has a delicate look; blonde hair and blue eyes. Of all our palettes, this is the one that we instantly see as harmonising with he colouring. Lighter shades of colour will always enhance her look and brighten her face. When she wears deeper, darker colours they can easily overpower her, you find your eyes are drawn away from her face and she looks washed out.

Light

Deep

Secondary Palette

With our tonal system we can then refine this further for you, determining your secondary palette. The secondary palette in this case for Reese would either be Warm or Cool. It is so important to know your undertone and essential for choosing makeup to know this too! This gives you an additional 6 shades of colour. Reese would have the additional shades from our Cool palette, making up a wallet of 36 swatches. With her cool undertone you can see she looks so much better in the cooler Primrose Yellow, rather than the warmer tones of the Mustard Yellow. Her hair has cool highlights too which look perfect, but the warmer yellow jars with both her skin and hair.

Cool

Warm

Tertiary Palette

Finally, we choose for Reese between our Clear or Soft palettes. This consists of another 6 swatches which make up her tertiary palette. We really are tweaking the palette now.. as you can see she is wearing both dresses in a colour that suit her, but Reese has a clarity to her look. This means clearer, jewel-like tones of colour rather than those with a grey softness to them will work in a more flattering way with her features. Clothes combinations using her colours in a contrasting way will always elevate her look. A softer more blended, colour or few colours, isn’t as exciting on her. With this palette, when wearing a single colour it also needs to be brighter, like the dresses above. Adding the contrast of lipstick works so well too.

Clear

Soft

The Full Works

This gives Reese in total, for a full analysis, 42 shades of colour from 3 different palettes – Light, Cool & Clear.

Your palette, whether you want to know just your dominant, your dominant and secondary or with your tertiary palette added as well, will all be worked out FOR YOU; WITH YOU. You’ll learn how to WEAR colour, and have plenty of colours to choose from without it being overwhelming.

To make it super EASY I’ll give you a link to a personalised SECRET WEB PAGE. Here you can view your DIGITAL PALETTE and essential GUIDELINES for combining your colours for a stylish look. You will also find Pinterest boards full of INSPIRATION for clothes, makeup, hair and jewellery, all suited to your palette.

Digital Packages

For Ladies

For Men

Our Beauty Products

Our beauty range has been developed especially alongside the colouring concept, so works on the same principles. Each item has been allocated one or more colouring characteristics, which means it really works for you. Add some new colours to your wardrobe, and your make-up drawer, feel inspired, confident, and fabulous.

About

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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07964 035 884
nicki@becolourfabulous.co.uk
www.becolourfabulous.co.uk

Slade Barton
Payhembury
Honiton
Devon EX14 3HR

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Lynn HazelgraveLynn Hazelgrave
19:36 06 Jun 23
I had the most fabulous, fun and inspiring experience with Nicki for the full colour works analysis.Being in my mid sixties I was a little apprehensive of what to expect, but from entering the beautiful consultation room, Nicki made me feel so relaxed.Nicki has such a great understanding of all aspects of colour and styling and was so professional, passionate and clear in her approach when choosing the best colour palette for me, which I found so helpful.I came away feeling so special about myself and both inspired and excited to start using my personal colour swatch wallet which has given me so much confidence and understanding in choosing my new wardrobe combinations. (So looking forward to my next shopping trip!!).I can’t thank Nicki enough for such a wonderful time and would highly recommend her services.
I had the most amazing experience with Nicki during her full works consultation. I genuinely can’t recommend her services enough. You can feel Nicki’s passion for colour instantly and she made me very comfortable and at ease during the appointment. Nicki really cares and it’s evident she wants to help women feel their best versions of themselves - which alone is just a beautiful thing! As someone who’s always been shy to experiment with colour personally (even though I work in fashion(!)), I came away with a new found confidence to explore colour and I honestly can say that I think about Nicki’s advice now whenever I’m shopping. The little swatch book I bought serves as a bit of a bible for me now and I’m so grateful to her for the experience!
Denise VLDenise VL
17:34 13 May 23
This was my first experience of colour analysis. Nicki is a lovely friendly consultant who shares her expertise in clothes colour and make-up. I rarely wear make-up but absolutely loved the look Nicki created for me. I feel inspired and uplifted by the whole experience and cannot wait to colourfully recreate my wardrobe and my image. I highly recommend Nicki's service and advice to anyone who feels in need of a makeover and confidence boost.
Lorna NunnLorna Nunn
15:15 12 Apr 23
The full works package with Nicki was such a fun and engaging experience! Nicki was great at showing me which colours look best on me and how to layer colours and wear them together. I liked that she not only showed me, but also explained her reasoning behind everything. I loved that she also gave advice on other things such as glasses, jewellery, make-up and hair. I came away from the session with a colour swatch booklet and new knowledge on how to dress and accessorize to suit my palette. Nicki was very professional and went out of her way to select colours and shades of make-up especially for me. I would highly recommend the experience.
Josie NicholsonJosie Nicholson
19:38 22 Feb 23
The Full Works package with Nicki at Colour Fabulous was such a fun and inspiring couple of hours. At her beautiful house, Nicki skillfully found a range of colours, tones and hues that have transformed how I chose and wear clothes. Even more impressively Nicki found a range of new colours that not only really suit my husband but he's happy to wear them too! After years of wearing the same make-up shades, I was really delighted that Nicki was able to give me helpful and bespoke advice on how to change things up and use different make up tones for different effects. It was great that I could try so many shades and Nicki was so generous with her time and advice. We came away with a range of colour swatches and lots of ideas and a new confidence in how to chose and wear clothes. I would definately recommend the experience.
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