The Mature True Winter

The Mature True Winter

If you have been wearing colors like Merlot, Mystic Plum, or Rich Fig and find they seem a bit dark or blah, try the brighter/lighter colors below the arrow to give you a more youthful appearance. Tip: If you want to change a lip

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The Mature True Autumn

The Mature True Autumn

Because our personal coloring changes as we mature, many women find that some of their beloved cosmetic colors they have been wearing for years, seem to no longer be working for them. I will be posting Mary Kay cosmetic suggestions for all 12

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On Cosmetics and Aging

On Cosmetics and Aging

For most of us, our personal coloring will change as we get older. Our hair lightens (gray, silver, white), skin sometimes dulls, and even eye color can lose its vibrancy. I doubt the aging process changes our seasons, but we may need

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Joint Training Commentary

Joint Training Commentary

You may have seen Christine's post at www.12blueprints.com about our recent co-training sessions. I thought I would link here as well. I welcome any comments or questions. http://www.12blueprints.com/joint-training-synopsis/   I've been so busy training the last couple of months that I haven't had much time

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Introducing a New Color Analyst – NEW YORK

I am honored to introduce you to Leslie Chatzinoff. Meeting Leslie was a delight. She is warm, compassionate, and intelligent. Her life-long passion to help women led her to become a color analyst, style consultant, and personal shopper. Leslie is knowledgeable, energetic, and fun. She

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Does the Test Drape Order Matter?

Does the Test Drape Order Matter?

I believe it does. In Kathryn Kalisz’s Trainer’s Manual, she writes, “(Personal color) analysis is a process of contrast and comparison and elimination.” No single test gets you to a good result. That’s the beauty of the Sci\ART method – checks

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How Long Should a PCA Result Take?

How Long Should a PCA Result Take?

At first blush, this subject 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

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