The Light Spring Color Palette

Jan 14, 2019 | Light Spring, Personal Color Analysis

This post is part of a series outlining the basics of each seasonal color palette. If you’re looking to become acquainted with the palettes, this is a good place to start.

Common Presentations of Light Spring

Light Spring, like all seasons, has a huge range in terms of what they can look like. These Light Spring celebrity examples are merely a guess, since we can’t know what they would look like in real life with every season tried following proper methodology, however in photos they resemble exemplars I have personally seen. Please keep in mind that any season can present with any hair, skin and eye color.

Light Spring Hair Colors: These can range from darker shades of pale blonde to shades of medium brown. The average natural color is probably medium blonde, which can appear more golden or more ash. Red hair is seen in this season, but more commonly lighter, softer variations. Darker hair can occur but is less common.

Light Spring Eye Colors: Blue and green eyes are seen most frequently in people with this coloring, very often in shades of blue-green. Wearing cooler colors can make the eyes appear to have a grey cast not there in the correct hues. Fully brown eyes are uncommon, though green eyes may have some brown. Eyes of any color often contain bits of yellow.

Light Spring Skin tones: Like hair and eyes, Light Spring skin tones range from fair to medium, but are most commonly medium-light. Very fair tones can be seen, but more moderate skin tones are more common. Skin in this season may often be prone to flush, which may create a false impression of cool undertones.

Light Spring Color Dimensions

Light Spring’s predominant color quality is lightness. This doesn’t mean that they must wear only light colors, nor that they do not have darker choices, but simply that of all of the palettes other than Light Summer, Light Spring people have the least tolerance for darkness in color.

In addition to being light, Light Spring is also medium bright. They can balance a range of softer or brighter colors, but overall their best colors are moderate and leaning slightly towards brightness.

Finally, Light Spring colors are warm-neutral. Members of this season suit a range of warmer and cooler colors, but overall their best shades lean towards warmth.

Light Spring Colors

Light Spring’s best colors include all of those that fit withing the color dimensions mentioned above, but specifically include coral pink, coral, pale peach, daffodil, pistachio, jade, turquoise, cornflower blue, lilac, and periwinkle. Please note that color names are subjective and may yield colors not in this palette.

Light Spring Neutrals

Light Spring’s best neutrals include all of those that fit within the color dimensions mentioned above, but include Warm charcoal, light navy, mink brown, latte, yellow grey, pale olive, light grey, sand, and cream. Please note that color names are subjective and may yield colors not in this palette.

Light Spring Makeup

Light Spring has a wide array of warm pink, apricot, peach and coral pink lipsticks to choose from. Medium shades of petal pink, peach and vivid coral pink are among the most successful choices.

I hope that you’ve found this helpful in learning about the Light Spring color palette! If you’re struggling to figure out your coloring, I would be happy to set up a time to talk and see if I can help.

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1 Comment

  1. Hi Rachael,
    I used to wear brown accessories, that matched my hair color. It made for a very balanced look. I’m grey now and the brown didn’t look right, so I got rid of them. What neutral would you recommend? My eyes are teal.

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