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Trend alert! It's all about shadow roots!

18 September 2018
Trend alert! It's all about shadow roots  : woman with Dual hair colour pink and blue
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Just when you thought trends like ombre and balayage were all the rage, the focus has ventured up north. Shadow roots is a new trend where you colour only your roots, leaving the rest of your hair as is. 

So, think ombre/balayage, in reverse. Either way, hair colour ideas are endless and this quirky new trend is proof of that! We’re showcasing a few of our favourite looks, and the products needed to keep it looking great. 

Natural Progression

Ideal for those looking for a subtle progression of colour, this look consists of roots only a few tones lighter than your natural hair. Try Redken Color Extend Magnetics Shampoo that strengthens the hair fiber from root to tip for soft, flexible results.

Trend alert! It's all about shadow roots : woman with long ombre hair colour

Boldly Bright

For those who’d prefer to really take advantage of this trend, a splash of neon colour on your roots is the way to go. Particularly suited to blonde-haired gals, it’s a perfect way to have fun with colours suited to you! We recommend L’Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Lumino Contrast Shampoo that’ll maintain your roots’ shock-value for longer.

Trend alert! It's all about shadow roots : woman with pink hairin a bob

Opposites attract 

This look involves using two opposite hair dye colours to create a truly unique shadow root look. Popular among a whole lot of celebs, here your roots will be a dark black colour, while the rest of your hair is brightly white. The contrast is amazing and sure to turn heads! To maintain this look best, try Kérastase Reflection Bain Chromatique Shampoo. 

Trend alert! It's all about shadow roots : woman with Balayage hair black and bonde
While these are just three different ways to embrace the shadow root movement, we’re certain you’ll find a way to make the look work for you, no matter which ‘root’ you go. Remember to visit a salon to achieve a look that’ll last. 

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