a brief history of colour analysis 

If you have ever had your colours analysed, you will know just how transformative it can be. By comparing and contrasting a series of coloured drapes next to your skin, a colour consultant can determine the colours that best suit your skin tone – and make you look younger, happier and healthier.

But did you know that the seeds of modern-day colour analysis were sown hundreds of years ago, as far back as the 17th century when Sir Isaac Newton first devised his famous colour wheel? Follow our timeline to trace the history of colour analysis to the present day…