What Elemental Beauty Type Are You? Quiz
By Cait Johnson, author of Earth, Water, Fire, and Air (SkyLight Paths, 2003).
Are you a passionate Fire or a dreamy, sensitive Water-woman? A sensual Earth type, or a fresh, stimulating Air being? Once you know what your dominant elemental type is, you can make color and clothing choices that reflect your true essence. And it's lots of fun!
Take the quiz and find out which element you are, right here:
Answer the following questions true or false.
1. I love lots of activity: if I'm not doing something, I can feel bored and unhappy.
2. I prefer intensity in my life, as well as in my color and fashion choices.
3. I have a strong temper.
4. I enjoy attention and am comfortable being in the spotlight.
5. I am drawn to bright colors like red, orange, and gold.
6. My relationships are the most important thing in my life.
7. I love to spend lots of time day-dreaming.
8. I express my feelings and can laugh or cry easily.
9. I enjoy creating harmony, both between people I care about and in my home.
10. I am drawn to cool shades of blues and blue-greens, silver, and white.
11. I love animals, gardening, cooking, or time spent in nature.
12. I enjoy doing things with my hands: kneading bread, doing crafts, brushing a child's hair.
13. I am slow to anger and generally like to keep things on an even keel.
14. I tend to be practical and love to create a cozy atmosphere in my home.
15. I am drawn to many shades of green and brown.
16. I love to feel inspired; if my mind is not active and alert, I feel "off."
17. I'm a communicator and spend a lot of time talking to people or sharing ideas on the internet.
18. I like organizing and planning and am great with details.
19. I thrive on change and trying new things.
20. I am drawn to fresh, pastel shades of rainbow colors: buttercup yellow, rose, robin's egg blue.
FIRE beauties answer "true" to 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. You will be drawn to hot colors and dramatic fashions as an expression of your vibrant personality. Stimulating and charismatic, you are often the life of the party. Bright Star or Fireball.
Jewelry: Ruby, garnet, gold, amber.
Clothing: Anything daring or attention-getting.
WATER beauties answer "true" to 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10. Your sensitivity make you a natural people-pleaser, and you choose clothing and colors that reflect your feelings and hint at your deeply affectionate nature. Mermaid.
Jewelry: Pearls, silver, aquamarine.
Fashions: Satiny iridescent fabrics and touchable soft textures.
EARTH beauties answer "true" to 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15. Your sensual, grounded personality make you easy to be with, and you enjoy creating beauty around you. Earth Goddess.
Jewelry: Jade, malachite, wood beads.
Fashions: Comfortable, non-fussy clothes that allow you to dig in the dirt or walk in the woods.
AIR beauties answer "true" to 16, 17, 18, 19, 20. You thrive on new ideas and change (you may find yourself switching hairstyles--or even hair colors--frequently!) and you are refreshing and stimulating to be around. Breath of Fresh Air.
Jewelry: Anything that reflects light; you may enjoy sparkle and glitz.
Fashions: You love to play with different styles, and your fashion choices may be influenced by historical periods, artworks, or the latest film you enjoyed. Chiffon, and other light, airy fabrics, will appeal to you.
Most of us are a combination of elements. If you answered "true" to several elemental statements, it might be fun to try playing up one of your less-dominant elements just for a change.
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