Trendlooks 2016

Summer Hair Colour - Blonde

Summer Hair Colour Blonde
Blonde is the summer hair colour of choice this year
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If you've always wanted to be blonde, summer is the season to give it a go. This summer’s favourite shades are platinum, honey melon, vanilla ice, light cinnamon and golden blonde. What is your personal favourite? We can help you pick the right shade of blonde for you and help with your make-up and styling to be the perfect blonde this summer.

  • Hair colours can often be named after popular fruits and other foods as well as precious metals. Stereotypes aside, blondes can be pretty high-maintenance. Toners, touch-ups and deep-conditioning treatments are all musts if you're going for gold. Why not try a beach  blonde and let the sun work its magic for a natural highlight in your blonde hair?

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    Fearne Cotton’s light blonde hair reminds us of sweet honey melons
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    Summer Hair Colour Blonde: Honey Melon Blonde

    Is this your shade of blonde? Women with light complexions look amazing with platinum blonde hair.

    Styling Tips: Soft haircuts and fringes lend a touch of softness and warmth to platinum blonde hair.

    Make-up Tips: Pink lipstick and rose or apricot blush create a fresh summer look.

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    Brittany Snow’s golden blonde hair flows smooth and rich like sun oil
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    Summer Hair Colour Blonde: Rich Golden Blonde

    Is this your shade of blonde? Golden blonde hair is perfect for women with lightly tanned  skin.

    Styling Tips: This hair colour gains elegance and character when combined with sleek bobs, chignons or a straight ponytail.

    Make-up Tips: Don’t be too scared of pulling out all the stops with your make-up. This hair colour goes well with smokey eyes in gold, brown and black shades. Using bronze-coloured blush adds definition to the look.

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    Monica Potter’s hair is certainly no “plain vanilla” version of blonde. This blonde tone looks fresh yet soft and feminine
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    Summer Hair Colour Blonde: Fresh Vanilla Ice Cream

    Is this your shade of blonde? This shade of blonde may be for you if your complexion is on the light-medium to light side.

    Styling Tips: No hairstyle could fit this lively vanilla ice cream blonde shade better than beach waves!

    Make-up Tips: It is best to stick with the pastel colour scheme and select eye make-up colours like soft rose, apricot, mint or lilac. Light lip gloss should be applied to finish it off.

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    Heather Graham’s hair shows rich shades of light cinnamon and shimmering blonde. The shades make us dream of sun and sand
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    Summer Hair Colour Blonde: Light Cinnamon Blonde

    Is this your shade of blonde? Do you like to be outdoors? Is your skin already tanned? If so, this blonde shade is ideal for you. (Don’t hide your freckles. They add style!)

    Styling Tips: Defined curls increase the magic of the blonde and light cinnamon shades.

    Make-up Tips: Make-up in gold and brown tones enhances the natural appearance of this look.