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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Hair is either warm or cool, bright or muted, the combination determines the type/season:

Type 1 Spring

  • animated and random
  • often coarse hair (yang)
  • may have widow's peak
  • gamine androgyny
  • busy brows
  • if curly, kinky curls
  • if blonde, will be warm blonde
  • if brunette, warm (usually curly)
  • unlikely to have black hair
  • if gray, still looks blonde

Type 2 Summer

  • soft and flowing
  • if curly, tends more towards wavy
  • often fine hair (yin)
  • low contrast between hair and skin
  • use "ash" dyes, 
  • for brown request rose tone
  • if blonde, will be ash blonde
  • if brunette, will be ash
  • unlikely to have black hair
  • if gray, will be ash

Type 3 Autumn

  • rich and choppy
  • bronzed hair (and skin)
  • streaks or chunky highlights added for texture
  • if straight, no fuss
  • if blonde, will be warm with lowlights
  • if brunette, will be warm may have red tones
  • rarely black and less often gray

Type 4  Winter

  • smooth and saturated
  • do not highlight
  • may have widow's peak
  • if straight, sleek, blunt
  • symmetrical, still
  • chic androgny
  • if blonde will be "ice" blonde
  • if brunette will be saturated
  • if grey will not appear blonde, more ice

short hair by type

... but hey, don't listen to me, EXPRESS YOUR TRUTH! Jane
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Jane Rekas
Written by Jane Rekas

Jane Leu Rekas, LCSW, CHt, writes a blog about seasonal color analysis and the four humors. She is certified in Color Me A Season color analysis and does Color Profiles individualized fabric fans online and in Hood River, Oregon.


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