There are so many shades of blonde that landing on the right one can be overwhelming. One way to choose a blonde hair color is by looking at trends. One of the newest blonde trends emerging is the ash blonde color. This blonde is cool, conservative and ultra-chic. Best of all, it doesn’t fade to brassy, orange or yellow shades like warm blonde colors do.
First you should determine if you have the right natural characteristics to pull off this cool color. Ash blonde has tints of grey, blue, violet, and purple. If you have blue, hazel or blue-grey eyes, a natural pink glow in your undertone or true olive skin tone then you probably have cool skin tones. A simple test is the ‘vein test’, which is where you simply look at the veins in your wrist, if they are bluer than green then you, has cool undertones.
Purple Ash Blonde
If you’re looking for a standout blonde ash blonde hair color than rather opting for silver or blue as your hue, choose a subtle purple. This color is perfect with your sun-kissed skin and ladies with those light eyes.
Silver Ash Blonde
Silver is the most common color added with blonde hair dye to achieve that cool ash color. This is best for those who are drying to go from a darker color to lighter and want to prevent any sort of gold or brass hues shining through your beautiful blonde color.
Ash Blonde Ombre
Ash blonde ombre is a great option for ladies with darker roots who don’t want their ombre to turn brassy. Or if you have blonde hair and still want ombre then you can go from a darker golden blonde to ash blonde for a gorgeous color.
Ash Blonde Highlights
If you are a brunette or your blonde hair has turned dark, consider lighten up your hair with ash blonde highlights. Ash blonde is often easier to maintain than honey colors and very natural looking but make sure that it compliments your skin tones and eye color before you settle on ash blonde highlights over your dark hair.
Ash Blonde with Pastel Highlights
Pastel colors are right on trend this year and they look flawless with ash blonde. They can be both subtle and bold. Opt for one color such as blue or pink or blend several colors with highlights throughout your hair or dip-dye. This is best for girls with paler skin colors.