The art of color since 2017.
I offer comprehensive professional color consulting services to complement and enhance your natural coloring, home, or business.
Hi! Thank you for stopping by. My name is Valora (pronounced Vuh-lor-ah), and I love working with color. I was obsessed as soon as I received my first box of crayons as a child. I have been a certified color consultant for fashion and beauty for over ten years and have since branched out into color consulting for interiors and exteriors. I would describe myself as a creative magician. I love to transform people and spaces through the medium of colors.
I match my clients with colors that enhance their image and breathe life into their spaces. I give you the tools you need for a flattering and well-put-together wardrobe, a home you love living in, or an office space that is aesthetic, comfortable, and keeps you motivated throughout the day is my mission.
I discovered personal color analysis when I was a kid in the 1980s. My mother bought a copy of Carole Jackson’s classic books Color Me Beautiful and Color For Men. I found them captivating, especially the pictures of men and women in their best colors versus the colors that didn’t flatter their skin tones.
As an adult, I have not only studied the works of Carole Jackson, but I have read the works of Irenee Riter, Suzanne Caygill, Bernice Kenter, Jean Wood Mumford, and Renae Knapp.
I originally trained and was certified in the Beauty For All Seasons system developed by Norma Virgin. For personal color analysis, I use the Blue-Based/Yellow-Based color system as discovered by Robert Dorr, and taught by Renae and Sophia Knapp.
I work with colors in their natural order as discovered by Ogden Rood in 1879 and written about in the book Suggestions for the Study of Colour by Henry Barrett Carpenter. Rood's discoveries influenced Albert Henry Munsell. Wilhelm Otswald's color theory is also rooted in the natural order of color.
I also received certification in advanced color consulting for residential and commercial interiors and building exteriors from QC Design School under the guidance of award-winning color consultant Christina Kittelstad.
I find myself inspired by the beautiful things in everyday life and the colorful natural world around us. My philosophy is that you can wear and decorate with any color you like. It has to be the best version of that color for you and your space. Let me help you discover your natural color palette.
I am also a certified skincare consultant. If you are wondering why or how this fits into color consulting? The answers are simple - it helps me see my client’s skin through a clear lens. I can tell between skin discoloration due to a skin condition and better see their skin tone. It helps me be a better personal color consultant.
Secondly, over the years, I encountered that some of my clients were struggling with various skin conditions that affected their self-esteem, and I wanted help. Now I can.
I have struggled with my skin over the years due to having a condition called PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome). My skin type is sensitive. I used to experience regular breakouts and other skin issues and have struggled with self-esteem. I also know how hard it can be to find products that work.
I don’t represent a specific brand or sell products. My skincare service is unique to each client. I only recommend products from various brands based on what will benefit their skin’s situation. I would love to work with you, and get you on a tailor-made skincare regimen. You can find more information here.