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Trend Alert: Charcoal Hair

Looking for an alternative to pretty pastels and bright hair colors? We've just the solution for you: the latest hair color trend, charcoal! Delve in to the darkness with this ashy color, where rich black shades gradually fade into smoky grey hues.

Cherish the charcoal

What we love about this dark, sultry hair color are the subtle and edgier vibes it gives off. Go to the dark side and channel your inner charcoal queen in any situation to leave them wanting to learn more...

Choose your charcoal

Not only is it a go-anywhere hair color, but charcoal has a surprising amount of tonal choice. Think dark-blue/black shades, hints of dusty mahogany or slithers of silvery grey. Likewise, you can also choose between coloring techniques: balayage, dip-dye, draping, ombre... the list goes on!

How to get charcoal hair

Because the balance of colors is so important in a charcoal look, professionals recommend bleaching and toning your hair first, to provide the perfect base. This also means that you could even introduce another color into your look – perhaps a striking turquoise blue streak or a summery pastel peek-a-boo shade?

Keeping multi-tonal hair shiny

Whenever you color your hair, it's important to look after it correctly with a tailored haircare treatment. The Vitamino Color A-OX shampoo and conditioner by Série Expert is formulated specifically for colored hair, cleansing without stripping away the color and leaving hair healthy-looking and ultra-glossy. Hair oil like Mythic Oil can also help make those different shades pop. Rub a few drops between your hands and run down the lengths and tips of your hair.

Will you be trying to new charcoal hair trend this season?

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