Caramel highlights and Unicorn colours : 2018 Summer hair colour trends
Its that time of the year again when you are either thinking of chopping-off those locks or planning on changing your hair colour. Whether you plan to go dramatic with this seasons favourite dramatic colour’s like royal violets or refreshing icy blues or go for caramel highlights, we have industry’s best hair expert Kanta Motwani from Kromakay ,who takes us through the latest hair colour trends for the season and also shares some important tips on how to manage coloured hair to keep it looking healthy and nourished post colour.
1) What are the latest hair colour trends for Spring/Summer 2018
2018 is all about hair colours with more intensity, for instance like walnut browns with a blend of very fine skinny toasty caramel highlights framing the face. The look is edgy without being over-the-top. The hair colour placement allows one to have a much-customized look making it super-flattering on all different types of skin undertones.
And this season, one can definitely try out the unicorn colour palette, though it’s not for faint-hearted. One can choose to go for fantasy shades in different techniques; the contrast gives it depth and edgy interest. So, unleash hair fashion with a new hair design with colors like royal violets, cayenne spice with flaming fiery orange; refreshing icy blues and greens to strawberry pinks.
2) What tips would you like to give to those who experiment with hair colour frequently, to maintain the damage?
a) Regular TLC at home with the right products – Ensure you, use shampoos and conditioners, which keep your colour pigment locked. Like light sulphate free shampoo that helps maintain the ph balance of the hair. Rinse your hair with some cool water after a lukewarm shower.
b) In-Salon treatments– Follow your stylist recommendations for fortnightly and monthly treatments that provide that extra dose of deep conditioning and hair strengthening services
c) Regular visits to your stylist – For those customary hair trims
d) Cut Down Your Washes- Wash it less if the weather permits. Invest in a good dry shampoo as it is a good way to stretch out the time in between washes
e) Go easy on the heat
f) Get a good leave-in conditioner
3) How much interval should one give before changing to another hair colour?
Opt to give your hair a break of about six months if you’re planning to dress your tresses in a new colour. The minimum interval for re-growth or re-colour can vary from four weeks to somewhere around six or seven weeks
4) Which shampoo and conditioner should one use for coloured hair?
Choose a sulphate free shampoo and masque for home care as it helps lock the colour pigment
5) Lastly, what are the tips to make your hair colour last longer?
a) Hydrate your locks with protein doses
b) Go for hair bond strengthening treatments
c) Add dry shampoo to your hair kit
d) Go easy on the heat