Blonde hair is gorgeous but that stunning looks takes a lot of time and maintenance. Whether you’ve been highlighting and bleaching your hair for many years or you’re new to the look, you might want to start adding some warmth and darkness back to your blonde hair. This not only gives you a more natural look but also requires less maintenance.
Here are the best ways to add some warmth back to your cool blonde locks.
One of the simplest ways to reinvent your blonde look is by adding lowlights. This will give you the dimension is often lost by the damage of going blonde in addition to weather and heating damage. Keep the darker lowlights close to your natural color. We recommend balayage or panel lowlights so that it looks natural rather than looking chunky. We know that adding a darker color can seem scary to a blondie but you might just fall in love with this warmer color.
Get Your Gloss On
If you’re rocking an all-over blonde color then you should try a toner or a gloss. If you’ve been blonde for a while then you know that after time, the color begins to fade. When you’re at the salon ask your stylist about using a toner or gloss to add lots of shine. Ask your stylist if you can look at their book of tones and color swatches and choose one that best suits the warmer color you’re seeking. You can also easily pick up some toners or gloss at a drug store to give you that subtle color change you need.
Have Fun with Ombre
There are a few reasons why blondies turn to semi-brunetties and the most common reason is the fact that blonde is high maintenance. Thankfully, the ombre trend is one that has been around and doesn’t seem to be going anywhere. So, why not have fun with this low maintenance hair color? Ombre is usually achieved by dying the roots of your tresses your natural hair color. Then your stylist should add a toner or gloss on the ends to warm up your old blonde hues.
Chop It Off
If you’re tired of all the dying, bleaching, foils, hours in the chair, etc. then you could simply opt for a haircut. Cutting off the blonde ends, revealing more your natural hair color will certainly warm up your overall look. A good example of this is supermodel Arizona Muse who chopped off her long blonde hair for a bob with a more natural hair color.
How to Add Warmth to Your Blonde Hair
If you’ve hit blonde boredom or you just don’t want to worry about the maintenance anymore, then warming up your hair color might be the change that you need. Remember to consider your skin tone and eye color before committing to a new color. Certain shades can compliment eye colors and skin tones while other tones might wash you our completely. Your hairstylist should be able to help you navigate this decision and you can check out some our articles on choosing the right hair color for your skin tone.