Color Theory

Subject: Color Theory

What? Color theory utilizes the concept of hue, tint, shades and tones to compliment a client’s natural coloring. The undertone of the skin plays a part in figuring out what shades and hues work best with a client’s skin tone and preferred look.

Why? History A person can use the color wheel to determine choices in makeup application. The undertone of the skin plays a part in figuring out what shades and hues work best with a client’s skin tone and preferred look.

How does it relate to the skin? – When applying makeup almost any look can be created to fit your skin, lip, and eye color. Makeup can be used in various ways for a wide variety of looks

Where does it typically occur? –Looking at the color wheel will help you decide colors to wear for every occasion. The color wheel helps people choose complimenting colors and to match colors.

When? Implications Use the color wheel to create day, evening, and theatrical looks. Understanding colors aids in highlighting client features, creating drama, or concealing undesired features through contouring.

Who benefits from this? A person can bring out their best features

What causes this? The tints, hues, shades and tones of the makeup. Hues, tints, shade, and tones are all components of the color theory.

How? (Solutions) Mechanical Airbrushing is a machine available for application of cosmetics.

How? – Solutions (Non Mechanical) – Make up brushes, and various applicators. Sponges, brushes, and various physical applicators are used to apply cosmetics.

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