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Coloring your hair is a great way to update your look, and there are so many options available from blonde, to red, to brunette and back again. But have you ever considered dyeing your hair a color that was a little less natural? Get ready to try something new – a rainbow of hair colors are available and trending!
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Kelly Osbourne and a few other celebs started the trend on this one. A light purple that some call lavender, others lilac, it goes well with neutral makeup or a smokey eye and/or a bright lip. Miss Osbourne is often seen sporting this color with a kind of punk rock look, but it can be surprisingly sophisticated with the right hairstyle.
Deeper brights that blend
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If you’re up for purple hair but don’t necessarily want to bleach out a darker natural color to try it, this may be an option for you. Deep purples (or blues, or any color you love!) that blend in with a darker natural color are a more subtle way to show your appreciation for creative coloring.
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Rose gold is back in the spotlight when it comes to design and fashion and is taking a new form these days – hair! Rose gold hair coloring is a light combination of blondes and reds that gives off a golden pink glow. With its warmer tones, it is a great color for summer and fall and goes well with neutral, natural makeup.
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Gone are the days when gray was just a reluctant color for the aging. Gray is the newest hair color to become fashionable for both young and old. There are a range of shades from light and silvery to deeper gray with highlights. Find one that works for you and run with it!
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There are many variations on this color, but it’s often referred to as turquoise or “mermaid” blue. You can find it as an all-over color, blended in, or as an ombre , and it is sometimes mixed with other brights or pastels to create fun color combos like “cotton candy.” Bright, bold makeup can be a fun match to this hair.
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Burgundy is a great color for the fall and winter months and can be altered to match warm or cool skin tones. Basically, it’s a combination of deep reds and purples that really gives hair a punch! A darker natural color can blend very well with burgundy if you’re looking for something subtle, but for more va-va-voom you may need to lighten your hair. Blondes may need to go a little darker to avoid a brighter, more purple hue but it’s a look any natural color can achieve.
- Vivid red
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You’ve seen it before on celebrities like Rihanna and probably wondered if you could pull it off. Don’t be afraid to try! Warmer skin tones look great in this color but it looks fabulous against a very light skin as well. A nude lip or a bold red that matches the vibrancy of the hair color are a perfect match when it comes to makeup.
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Kayla Lilly is a photographer, writer, wife, and mama making a house a home in eastern Idaho. She met her mister while working at an amusement park and married him a year later after deciding there was no way to live without him. The amusement has continued as they’ve added three kids and a passel of pets to their lives while finishing college and starting a photography business. Drawing inspiration from the whirlwinds of marriage, parenthood, and the media, Kayla blogs at Utterly Inexperienced, and spends the rest of her time chasing chickens, organizing junk drawers, diapering toddlers, and photographing everyone willing to step in front of her lens.
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