Over the years, we’ve seen so many creative hair colour trends. First, there was mermaid hair and unicorn hair, and then we moved on to hair colour inspired by succulents and geodes. Today, nothing is more on trend than jewel-toned hair: Fuchsia, emerald and teal are absolutely gorgeous. Definitely try one if you follow hair colour trends. You can dye your hair a bright colour at home with L’Oréal Paris Féria Metropical, but it requires a special kind of know-how, so, whether you’ve tried bright-red or purple hair dye before or not, there are a few important tips to keep in mind. For everything you need to know about getting—and maintaining—the coveted jewel-toned hair look at home, keep reading!
HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT JEWEL-TONED HAIR COLOUR FOR YOUR SKIN TONE
It’s a question we’ve all asked ourselves a thousand times: What hair colour suits me? Luckily for those of you who are digging the jewel-toned trend, there’s a jewel out there for everyone. Before you pick which is the best home hair dye colour for you, consider your skin tone as well as your natural hair colour first.
If you have fair skin or light hair: Look on the paler end of the jewel spectrum with a light or medium jewel-toned shade. Applied on light-coloured hair, aqua or teal really pops against fair skin.
If you have medium skin or dark hair: The golden rule with jewel-toned hair colour is that the darker your natural skin tone and hair colour, the more saturated a jewel tone you can try, like fuchsia and emerald—these are the really gorgeous shades that everyone wants!
If you have dark skin: Consider both extremes: ultra-dark jewel tones and vibrant light jewel tones.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE DYEING YOUR HAIR A JEWEL-TONED COLOUR
Anyone who has dyed their hair a fabulous rainbow-inspired colour knows that hitting the right notes can take a lot of work. When you’re learning to dye your own hair, the first thing to consider is your base colour. If your hair is dark brown and you want to use purple or bright-red dye, you’ll first have to lighten your hair. Plus, the darker your hair, the more lightening sessions may be required to reach your dream shade.
Once you’ve coloured your hair, you’ll have to make a few tweaks to your daily haircare routine, because colour-treated hair has its own particular set of needs.
HOW TO DYE YOUR HAIR A JEWEL-TONED SHADE AT HOME
For the most on-trend jewel-toned hair colour, look no further than L’Oréal Paris Féria Metropical in Bright Teal. This shade can be used on light and dark hair for a different effect that’s equally on trend. If you’re looking to land on the warmer end of the spectrum, L’Oréal Paris Féria Metropical in Vivid Fuchsia is the bold, shimmering colour of your dreams.
HOW TO TAKE CARE OF JEWEL-TONED HAIR
Now that you’ve got the perfect jewel-toned hair colour (congrats, by the way), it’s time to update your haircare system to one that’s going to keep your hair colour looking fresh the longest. Using the best shampoo for colour-treated hair will go a long way to protecting your colour; adding a conditioner for colour-treated hair is also critical, especially if you lightened your hair with bleach to get the right jewel tone. Don’t forget to add in regular treatments, like a weekly mask formulated just for colour-treated hair. This can be used instead of conditioner once or twice each week. And finally, remember to have fun styling your jewel-toned hair! Like the precious gemstone that inspired your hair colour, this is a look that you want to show off to the world. A hair accessory, like a pearl barrette or a metallic headband, will highlight your hair in a sparkling new way.