Hot Fall Hair Color
by Megan Dorcey on Monday, August 30th, 2010
With summer months we always see a big majority of the population go a little lighter with their locks, but the fall season gives us hair fanatics at CurlStylist a breath of fresh air with new colors and trends emerging in the hair world. Some color trends have us scratching our heads and others are leaving us wanting more.
One of the biggest trends emerging right now is the grown-out color look. It seems that in every aspect of the beauty and fashion world, the look of “messy perfection” makes perfect sense. More and more celebrities and fashion icons are walking around with exposed roots, or in the case of Lauren Conrad, lighter locks on the under-layer. You can achieve LC’s look by using extensions, which offers a less permanent solution. This may mean that your clients are waiting longer between dye jobs, but keep them coming back with conditioning treatments to repair their sun-kissed strands through the dry winter months.
Another trend we are seeing is the return of rich, vibrant reds. So many celebs are turning to red as a color that will make them stand out, instead of blending in with the rest of the blonde bombshells. We love Mad Men’s curvy Joan Harris, played by Christina Hendricks. This look works on so many different skin tones, and will dig your clients out of their hair rut. I think Matthew McConaughey says it best as David Wooderson in Dazed and Confused: “I love those redheads!”
One thing is for sure, when it comes to the hottest fall shades, the deep and rich colors are always the favorites. Although the fall season has barely begun, stars are already converting their styles in anticipation of the cooler climate to come. Christina Ricci has just revealed her chic new ‘do. Sporting rich chocolate and caramel tones brings out her natural features, and softens her face up.
One thing we don’t love at the moment: young ladies going gray. Don’t get us wrong, gray can look great on men and women, but we advise you to steer clear of this fad. If only someone would have told Kelly Osbourne before it was too late. Rumor is that many women all over England started prematurely aging their hair after seeing dry shampoo clumps in Kate Moss’s hair, and thinking it was intentional. There is a big difference between platinum Lady Gaga strands and Grandma gray, we invite this fad to stay on the other side of the pond for those under 30.