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Stay on top of SA colour trends going into 2019

22 November 2018
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Crazy about colour? We’re right there with you. If you’re feeling a little dull after months of wintry weather, a new hair colour is the perfect pick-me-up. Moving away from rich winter shades, hair colour trends for 2019 are softer and brighter, though not necessarily lighter, to reflect the change of season.


The hues who of 2019 hair colour ideas


Warm and natural balayage


Natural colours with subtle highlights are most definitely in. The latest hair colour trends use the balayage technique to paint and blend the hair with soft highlights and lowlights. The result is a gentle, sun-kissed look.


Every shade of blonde, from ice to gold, is trending. Brunettes and redheads can achieve the look with warm chestnut and caramel tones to brighten their locks.


Rose gold and lavender

Blonde hair looks incredible with a hint of rose or lavender pastel. This is a departure from last season’s more obvious pastel hair dye colours. The look for 2019 is understated and elegant - just a hint of colour using balayage highlights.

This look is best for natural blonde hair, but it’s still achievable for brunettes who want to go blonde. Darker hair requires a lot of lightening to lift it into the blonde ranges which can cause damage. Speak to your stylist about using a shampoo and conditioner for coloured hair. We recommend the Redken Extreme Range which contains high doses of protein to rebuild the hair structure.

Denim hair

Not-so-natural yet oh-so-gorgeous… blue hair is all the rage if you’re feeling adventurous! From grey-toned stonewash to deep indigo, there’s a shade of denim-jeans-inspired hair to flatter just about every complexion.

Again, the darker your hair, the more bleaching you’ll require to get this look. It’s best done professionally in a hair salon, and you’ll need to use a nourishing shampoo and conditioner for coloured hair to maintain the health of your locks.

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