Human Colour Theory

Human colour theory is a structured approach to the understanding of an individual’s colour characteristics and colour profile.

Natural pigmentation of the skin, hair and eyes interact dynamically to define an individual’s colour profile and what colours and combinations in clothing, accessories and make-up, provide physical and psychological harmony.

The wide variety of colourations across the human population can be usefully classified. An individual’s colour characteristics can be classified and categorised using the science of colour and the practicality of industry.

This article is an introduction to the understanding of which colours, tones and combinations best complement an individual’s unique dominant, moderate and recessive colour characteristics.