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Red hair and black skin – Is it for you?

29 March 2019
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Rich, vibrant red hair is the ‘in’ thing for 2019. The question is, can dark-skinned beauties also pull it off? Most definitely! Look, regardless of skin tone, red hair colour isn’t for everyone. But the only way to know for sure is to try it out, right? Here are some tips for giving red hair a go without having to do anything too permanent.



Weaves and wigs


Choose from a wide array of different red hair colours when you opt for weaves and wigs. Seeing as though you can chop and change as you see fit, ‘wigging’ it is probably the ideal solution when it comes to experimenting with the ever-popular red hair colour.

Here are some tips for giving red hair a go without having to do anything too permanent.

Taryn Bloem National Education Manager for L’Oréal Professionnel

Demi-permanent hair dye


Lasting around 24 washes, demi-permanent hair dye will give you just enough time to decide for certain whether you love or hate your new red hair. We recommend the Matrix Color Sync Vinyls demi-permanent hair dye. If you’re feeling super-daring, the bright Crimson Red variant is a perfect pick. If you’d prefer to try something a bit more understated, then Midnight Violet may be the one for you. It’s a great mix between magenta and deep red.



Trendy hair makeup


Hair makeup is the latest trend – and it’s much more sophisticated than hair chalk and colourful hairspray! The anti-transfer L’Oréal Professionnel #Colorfulhair Flash Pro Hair Make-up in Red Hot is another simple way to see if red hair suits you. Plus, it washes out very easily and won’t rub off on your clothes.


Do you dare? Why not? It’s time to paint the town, and your hair, red!
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