In the light summer person, the light characteristic is dominant. They will have very light skin, hair, and eyes. Think of Gwyneth Paltrow or Reese Witherspoon. Their coloring is very delicate. On the other hand, the soft summer person has dominant soft characteristic. Their coloring is in between light and dark and is very muted and neutral but is slightly more cool than warm. Think Jennifer Aniston or Sarah Jessica Parker. Light summers look better in pastel cool colors with gray undertones where as soft summers typically look good in anything but glow in neutrals and colors diffused in gray.
Light Summer:Grey, slate grey, cocoa, light desert sand, khaki, powder pink, rose pink, rose, red-violet, coral pink, clear salmon, clear red, light lemon yellow, light aqua, sea green, spruce, navy, sky blue, steel blue, lavender, periwinkle, dusty purple
Soft Summer: Slate grey, grey, light desert sand, taupe, mauve, deep rose, red-violet, raspberry, baby pink, deep mauve, burgundy, light lemon yellow, light green, turquoise, jade, emerald green, spruce, navy, periwinkle, lavender, dusty purple, blue teal