Friday, February 8, 2013

How To: Choose your hair colour


Celebrities are always changing up their looks, but how do you know if Blake Lively's strawberry blonde will suit you? Whether you are looking for subtle highlights or a completely new hair colour, keep these guidelines in mind to help you choose your best hair colour yet!

 Skin Tone & Eye Colour

Skin tone should be the number one deciding factor when choosing a new hair color. A good color will accentuate your natural complexion and look like you were born with it.

Skin with warm undertones work well with :

  • Gold
  • Honey
  • Caramel
  • Copper
  • Red
  • Mahogany
  • Strawberry blonde
  • Chocolate
  • Ginger
  • Orange based reds
  • Dark browns
  • Rust

  • Andrea is a great example of pairing olive skin with a rich deep brown shade.( We love her new shorter cut too!)


    Tiara has a medium skin tone, which suits  her light brown and warm blonde bayalage.

    Katie has medium/freckled skin, so it works beautiful with her coppery red shade.

    The eye colours that Complement warm undertones:

    Hazel eyes with brown or golden flecks

    Greenish-blue eyes
    Golden brown eyes
    Green eyes


    Skin with Cool undertones work well with :

    • Platinum
    • Ash-blonde
    • Cream
    • Sandy
    • Coffee
    • Jet black
    • Fawn
    • Mid-level blondes
    • Flat browns
    • Wine
    • Mahogany
    • Burgundy

    The eye colours that suit these cool hair shades are

    Dark blue
    Hazel coloured with light flecks
    Blackish brown
    Dark brown
    Grayish blue

    Chloe and Penelope both complement fair skin with their  cool ash blonde hair colour.


    Remember, you can head into any Stefan hair salon for a free consultation about what hair colours would suit you and the best way to care for your hair!


    Thanks for Reading


    Becky xo



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