Purple Hair Is in! Find the Best Shade for Your Skin Tone
Since 2017 started, we’ve seen quite a few color trends like succulent hair, geode hair, blood orange tresses, and peachy strands. Recently, another hue has started to gain popularity—and that would be purple. From lavender and lilac to indigo and plum, celebrities and everyday babes are looking to take the purple plunge now more than ever. Like many unnatural hair colors, not every shade is created equally—rather, it’s all about customizing the colorful look to complement your skin tone.
The general rule of thumb is that the lighter your skin, the lighter shade of purple you can use, while the darker your skin, the brighter, more vibrant shades you can get away with sporting. Either way, adding purple to your ‘do can leave you with a certain unicorn, fairy-tale je ne sais quoi vibe. That being said, keep in mind that if you have brown hair, you’ll need to have your locks bleached before adding any purple—and the darker your starting shade, the more work it may require to get the purple color you crave. That’s why it’s always a good option to visit a professional colorist...Read More.