Whether coloring your hair professionally or at home. Choose the right hair color to compliment your skin tone. Be it all over color, highlights, or lowlights, the right shade will make your look come to life. You will need: Hair stylist or packaged hair coloring, a shade selector, a color wheel, a mirror and selected items from your wardrobe.
Decide whether your going to use a professional salon or an at home coloring kit. Base your decision on whether your covering gray, highlighting a natural hair color or using hair color to completely change your image. Plan your commitment to hair coloring. Temporary hair colors wash out quickly. Semi-permanent products typically lasts for a couple of months and permanent dyes will need to be grown out or require frequent root touch ups.
Get out your color shade selector and color wheel. Use a mirror to decide if you have a cool or warm complexion based on your skin tone, eye color and natural hair color. Remember the results on the box or swatch are only an approximation of the color.
Cool complexions typically have deep brown or ash-colored hair, with dark brown or dark blue eye color and a medium to all of complexion. Warm Complexions feature golden brown, green blue to hazel eye color with golden brown to strawberry blonde hair color and a fair to peachy complexion.
Examine your wardrobe to get a feel of what hair color would suit you. Green, Blue and Violet are cool shades. Warm hues are reds, oranges and yellows
Try highlights or lowlights if you’re not ready to commit to all over hair color. Add Carmel highlights for a Sunkist look. Copper highlights are great for warm complexions and chunky low lights add dimension and modern flare.
Experiment with your look. Go for the black goth look you always crave. Or see if blondes really do have more fun. Opt for a firy red hue to match up your firy personality. Temporary dyes make experimenting a cinch, after all its only color.
Remember the best possible way to take care of your hair is by visiting your local hair salon. For tips on finding a great stylist Click Here.