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Your best hair colour ideas for autumn 2019

27 March 2019
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What does autumn bring to mind? Crunchy golden leaves, sunny days with a chill in the air, mugs of steamy hot chocolate… even though the weather is getting colder, there’s a warmth to autumn that can’t be denied.


And what does this mean for your hair? Balayage baby! These warm, natural highlights add dimension to your hair to keep you beautifully cosy through the winter months.



What is balayage?


Balayage is a colouring technique that adds dimensional highlights to your hair. Instead of using foils, the highlights are literally painted on to your hair. Balayage is a far more natural and blended look than foils can achieve. It differs from ombre, which relies on intense contrast for its effect. Balayage is subtle, yet gorgeous.


Because it is so subtle, balayage is a wonderful colour technique to use on naturally curly and kinky hair. Bleached highlights can cause uncontrollable frizz, but balayage is much gentler.

Balayage is a far more natural and blended look than foils can achieve

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Melted blonde balayage


A dark brown base and light golden blonde highlights melted and blended into the roots creates a stunning, trendy contrast in colour. This is a great way to go blonde, without the commitment (and damage) of a full head of bleach.



Chocolate brown balayage


Highlights don’t need to be blonde- a black or chocolate brown base, combined with warm, light brown highlights is a delectable hair colour for brunettes that adds depth and really enhances natural curls



Copper balayage


Red is always on trend, and a copper balayage is sure to turn heads! The base colour is dark auburn, with lighter strawberry blonde and copper highlights painted onto the mid-lengths for a striking effect.


Whatever colour you choose, remember that you can keep it fresh and vibrant for longer by using products for colour treated hair. Ask your stylist for guidance in choosing the right products for your hair type, texture and colour.

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