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Pré-Raphaelite vs. Cooper

The classic copper color, like the "Pre-Raphaelite" red - a new tone with hints of rose - are two on-trend shades of red this season. But which one will suit you better? We're here to help you decide between the two.

Pre-Raphaelite

The color

This slightly pink-hued shade of red is a trend inspired by the Pre-Raphaelite art movement. It first appeared in the United Kingdom in the 19th century, and picks up on the esthetics of Italian painters from the 15th century, before the arrival of Raphaël, whose paintings displayed women with cascading waves of red hair.

The style

All the subtlety of this new hair trend resides in the fact that it connects a specific shade with the hairstyle worn by muses in some of the most famous paintings in existence. Super romantic and incredibly feminine, it is easy to modernize with a hippie-chic, neo-Seventies silhouette.

The editors say

Ultimately, whatever shade of red you have, it's possible to give yourself a Pre-Raphaelite aura with the right hairstyle, pale complexion, and a somewhat new-age style. Just have a look at some examples of paintings from the era to get a better idea!

Copper

The color

Both orange and golden, copper-red glows like no other color when in the sunlight. It's the color of redheads par exellence, and is just as complicated to achieve in a salon whether you're brunette or blond.

The style

This shimmering shade complements all outfits, even the most understated, and gives character to even the most simple and classic all-black looks! You either love it or hate it; copper locks leave no-one indifferent.

The editors say

So natural-looking yet so powerfully pigmented, this color is extraordinary, which is what has made it a classic shade that never goes out of style, as lusted-after as perfect blond locks. If turning up the temperature on your hair has always tempted you, go for it: with copper you can't go wrong.

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