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Assessment: Have a style consultant carry out a color analysis

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Color analysis is a process in which a trained color consultant examines the natural tones of your skin, hair and eyes and shows you which colors work best for you.

After previously interviewing Kate, I was intrigued when she told me that the TikTok trend had caused her business to go “absolutely crazy” and I decided it was time to find out why.

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Basingstoke Gazette: I'm finishing my color analysis

The beautiful studio is close to Whitchurch and immediately made me feel at home.

As someone who always goes for darker shades, I was excited to see how I could add some color to my wardrobe.

I quickly learned that like the seasons, there are four categories that people fall into – either fall, spring, winter or summer.

Basingstoke Gazette: The Color Wheel

I wasn't too shocked to learn that I fell into the “winter” category, but I was amazed to learn that almost any color can still be part of your wardrobe, as long as it's the right shade of course. Even a shade of yellow, which is usually my worst nightmare.

I wasn't sure what to expect, but I was amazed that each color really changes your entire appearance, brightens your complexion and makes you feel super confident.


Kate was like a color wizard and was really great at explaining the fascinating story behind the wonderful world of color analysis, and the whole experience was really fun too.

In addition, I was also shown what makeup works well and was surprised that a lighter lip color can be added.

Another element of the whole experience was figuring out what hair color suits you best using the same techniques.

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Afterwards I was able to take home a booklet with all of my best colors marked.

The experience really opened my eyes to perhaps confidently adding a little more color to my wardrobe.

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What I liked most is that you can take this with you forever and really helps make the right clothing choices.

Everyone should try it, you never know it could change your life.

To find out more about Kate's work, visit houseofcolour.co.uk.