There are two types of hair colour-lovers. For bold hair colour fans, it’s all about impact. Then there is the second hair colour group. You love hair colour too, but your goals are somewhat different. You want your hair colour to be as natural-looking and shiny as possible. Whether you choose red, brown or blonde hair, it should be just a bit better than natural. Here are some top tips for making your hair colour look as natural as possible no matter what shade it is!
How to Have Natural-Looking Blonde Hair
– Hair Colour Contrast
With any natural-looking hair colour, a mixture of cool and warm tones will make the most natural looking shade.
– The lighter side of the sun
Natural-looking blonde hair colour always looks like it has been kissed by the sun. The lightest sections appear in the areas where the sun is most likely to have lightened the hair colour naturally.
– Go back to your childhood
Nothing looks as natural as a child’s hair colour…because it is natural! If you take a close look at a blonde child’s hair, you’ll notice tons of different hair colour shades. Skilled and experienced hair colour artists like the experts at EH Hair know how to blend soft and subtle tones of warm gold, strawberry and light beechwood hair colour, for example, to create shading, brightness and contrast.
How to Have Natural-Looking Brown Hair
– Light & Reflection
Brown hair colour shades are never one-dimensional, and they always feature variation. A hair stylist will lighten a couple of sections of the brown hair with a high lift or lightener permanent hair colour, then lowlight or deepen other chosen sections with a low-ammonia demi-permanent hair colour. Then he/she will glaze everything with another demi-permanent, sheer hair colour, which will carry all of the hair colour tones together while allowing the “highs and lows” to shine through.
– The ombréeffect
For a natural-looking blonde or brown colour, hair colour artists are using high variations of ombréeffects into more subtle and softer sombréhair colours. Babylights are used to fill in the gap between the mid-shaft area and dark growth; using darker lowlights to work through the solid light ends.
How to Have Natural-Looking Red Hair
Natural redheads are always on the warm side of the hair colour spectrum, never cool. If you prefer a natural-looking red hair colour, keep away from cool shades like eggplant or burgundy and choose shades like copper, auburn or gold.
– Stay away from Solid Hair Colours
Like any other hair colour, natural-looking red hair colour will have plenty of dimensions. Solid red hair colour appears artificial. Therefore, applying subtle, soft, strawberry blonde highlights can bring out a red hair colour. And as with any hair colour shade, its ideal to paint some light pieces around the face and off of the part.