How to choose the right hair colour?
If you no longer like your reflection in the mirror, you are increasingly thinking about changing your image, but you don't want to take drastic steps, think about changing your hair colour. This inconspicuous and quick makeover, which colouring is, can completely transform your appearance, improve your mood and make you feel more attractive. Apart from the classic dyeing, you can also opt for hair extensions - in a different shade than your own, which will allow you to achieve an equally unique result. It is equally important to know how to match the hair colour to your face, your type of beauty and the colour of your eyes so that the effect not only lives up to but even exceeds our expectations.
Hair colouring can be done in multiple ways. You can do it yourself at home, with the help of a friend, or put your hair in the hands of professionals. Whatever you decide, it's important to choose the right hair colour. The market is full of dyes, mousses and colouring sprays in every shade, but it isn’t worth choosing a colour based on impulse or fashion. Keep in mind that not every hair colour will be favourable and you can read below how to choose it so you don't regret it.
How to choose hair colour for your beauty type?
Each of us is different. We differ in complexion, eye colour and face shape. Not everybody looks good in the same style either. Therefore, the hair colour should be selected individually for each type of beauty. A hairstyle can additionally help emphasize and express your character or add elegance and seriousness.
The right fit of a new hairstyle will bring out your true beauty, illuminate your face and add radiance. Unfortunately, the wrong hair colour can cause the opposite effect and make us feel old and sad. And that's not what any of us wants. So how do you choose the right hair colour to feel good about yourself? First, you need to determine your beauty type. How to do it? As a general rule, there are four types of beauty linked to the seasons. On top of that, beauty types can also be divided into warm and cold.
Spring, summer, autumn or winter?
Using the nomenclature of the seasons, spring describes a person with a fair and pale complexion, often with freckles, who quickly catches a tan during the summer months. Spring usually has fine, light hair in shades of blonde, brown or red and blue or green eyes. Almost all shades of blond will suit this type of beauty.
The summer type, on the other hand, is a woman with naturally "mousey" hair, with pale skin, who does not like the sun and tanning. A typical Slavic woman, you could say. For summer beauty types, blondes are also best, but this time they should definitely be in cooler shades.
Autumn is associated with a riot of colours, which is why a person with an autumn type of beauty usually likes to be expressive. They feel best with the colour of copper hair or other shades of red, which harmonizes beautifully with their olive complexion and eyes - brown, hazel or green. It is better to avoid blondes with this type of beauty.
Finally, winter. An expressive character with jet-black hair and deep blue or green eyes. Winter also looks good in deep, intense browns.
How to choose hair colour to match your complexion?
The relationship between these two elements - hair colour and complexion - is crucial. Professional hairdressers strongly recommend choosing hair colours that differ by a few tones from the shade of our complexion. It will be favourable to choose both darker and lighter tones.
Most often we define our complexion by saying - light or dark. How to choose hair colour to match a fair complexion? Experts agree that cool blonde shades and browns are best suited for fair complexion. Therefore, people with this complexion can confidently choose from the recently very fashionable ash and platinum blonde shades. When it comes to bleaching hair, it is best to go to a professional hair salon to make the whole process safe and to get the desired result. This is a treatment that requires proper knowledge and products, so performing it at home could fail and do more harm than good.
The fair complexion looks good in browns as well. Here, we can also choose the right colour in fashionable tones. For those who want a contrasting effect - definite shades of navy blue or even black will deliver the intended result.
When choosing hair colour for a dark complexion, it will be most favourable to opt for darker shades. Although for those who like challenges and experimentation, lighter tones may be the perfect solution. A good way, for example, is to use highlights or reflections in a lighter colour, which will further emphasize the hairstyle. With the help of reflections, you can also add some more cheerful colours, like intense reds and even purples.
Does eye colour matter?
Each beauty type is also characterized by the corresponding eye colour. Determining the colour of our eyes is definitely simpler than our beauty type, it's enough to look in the mirror. However, matching your hair colour to your eye colour is just as important. How to choose hair colour to match your eyes? Green eyes will perfectly match hair in shades of brown and red. The blue colour will suit any hair colour. It is considered a universal colour, although it's really rare to see people with red hair and blue eyes. With hazel and brown eyes, it is worth choosing browns, blacks and golden shades.
By analysing the above tips, you can more easily answer the question of how to choose hair colour to match your face. When deciding to change your hair colour, take a moment to consider it and think the decision through. However, if you are dreaming of a quick "here and now" makeover, natural wigs are the perfect solution. Their excellent quality makes them look like real hair. What's more, to get a completely new appearance, you don't have to interfere with the appearance of your own hair in any way.