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Chestnut hair: Our 3 prettiest colour picks

07 May 2019
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Chestnut hair is our latest colour crush, and we’re serving up some fine inspiration! We spoke to Mari Carmen Madrigal, Spanish L'Oréal Professionnel stylist, for her insider tips on pulling off this gorgeous shade for picture-perfect results. Delectably natural, what’s not to like?


1. Mushroom chestnut hair 

If you’re wondering why chestnut hair colour should be your next shade, we’re here to tell you about all the benefits of this gorgeous colour! As Madrigal explains: “It softens the features, and brings warmth to the face. It adds sensuality and makes the hair look healthy and silky.” This earthy shade of chestnut hair is very natural - ideal if you’re after a fuss-free hue.

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2. Chocolate chestnut brown hair 

Chestnut brown hair works for all skin types,” says Madrigal. You heard the pro, anyone can pull it off! Another perk of this shade is that it can be customised by your stylist to suit your tastes. We love a light chestnut hair colour that has a chocolatey-touch, which can be achieved with a bespoke treatment that includes ombre highlights or balayage. The options are endless!


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3. Dark chestnut brown hair

If you’re after something a bit darker, we’re all about this espresso-inspired chestnut brown hair colour. Remember that there are a few things that you can do to keep your hair healthy and your colour on point. “Keep the hair in the best condition possible with products and services that provide a high level of hydration and nutrition,” recommends Madrigal. She advises using a colour-safe shampoo and a mask in your routine. “The L’Oréal Professionnel Vitamino Color A-OX is a great option. You can also use oils once a week to provide optimal nourishment,” she adds. Try L’Oréal Professionnel Huile Radiance Mythic Oil to protect your colour and nourish your locks at the same time.

Chestnut hair is calling your name - make it your next colour!

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