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Top 5 Hair Colour Trends Of 2016

It's not too late to try one of the hottest hair colour trends to have emerged in 2016! Here we reflect on the standout shades that caught our eye during the previous year...

1. Rose gold blonde

2016 will go down as the year when rose gold blonde swept onto the hair colour scene and stole our hearts! The hallmark of this multi-dimensional hue is a blonde base overlaid with barely-there pink highlights through the mid lengths and ends. This low maintenance pink-tinted shade is perfect for blondes who want to change up their look without making a drastic change. What are you waiting for?!

2. French brown

This year it was confirmed that no one does brunette better than the French! This intensely rich brown shade became a firm favourite in 2016 thanks to its combination of depth and shine. What separates French brown from other brunette incarnations is its complete absence of golden highlights or copper tones. The prefect finishing touch? Pairing this colour with a classic French girl fringe and cut.

3. Illuminated Copper

There's one word that best describes this year's ultra-reflective rich copper red hair colour: expensive. What gives this solid hue a luxe quality is its dimension, which is all thanks to it's high shine, light reflecting finish. This shade is ideal for ladies with fairer complexions – just be sure to visit your colourist who will be able to find a copper red shade suited to your skin tone.

4. Bronde

Can't decide if you want to be a blonde or brunette? Why not try a little of both! In 2016, the in-between bronde shade became the next incarnation of the ombré trend as it features dark brunette roots and lowlights alongside blonde lengths and highlights. The best part is if you choose just the right shade of blonde, the grow-out phase of this shade is seamless.

5. Coloured pastel

Lovers of colour were treated to a veritable rainbow of pastel shades to choose from this past year. From luscious lavender to precious peach, candy pink and even clover green, the hardest part was deciding on just one coloured hue! For maximum impact when recreating this look, book in an appointment with your colourist to have the hair pre-lightened before applying your chosen pastel shade.

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