Bored with your current hair color? Luckily for you, there’s a new shade rising in popularity that may just help get you in the mood for winter. Allow us to introduce you to the blorange hair color trend! This year’s dreamiest new hue is characterized by the pastel red and orange shades of peach hair and rose gold hair, creating a beautiful custom effect.
Having trouble imagining what this gorgeous dye job looks like? Think back to some of the recent runway and celeb looks you’ve seen—chances are you’ve spotted the blorange hair color trend in action, but you might not have even known it. Want to try blorange hair yourself? Here’s what you need to know about the trend, including how to find the perfect shade for your skin tone, how to actually get blorange hair, and how to take care of color-treated hair once you’re sporting a blorange hair color.
WHAT IS Blorange Hair?
Not ready to say goodbye to rose gold hair and peach hair quite yet? Or maybe you’re wondering how this mashup color is really all that different? We’re here to clear things up. Blorange hair—a.k.a. blood orange hair—is this year’s hottest new hue and is made up of varying hues of rose, orange, red, peach, and yellow. Blorange hair sets itself apart from other hair color trends trends by the way in which it concentrates on peachier tones, which can help add warmth to your hair and overall look. While the blorange hair color trend has a distinctive look, there is no one set dye job to get it, since it’s completely customizable based on your skin tone—hence why it can look stunning on just about anyone!
What’s THE BEST BLORANGE HAIR COLOR FOR YOUR SKIN TONE?
Blorange hair just sounds pretty, right? We agree—but before you make a beeline for your colorist’s chair, it’s important to take your skin tone into consideration. This can help you find your most flattering shade match. Here are the basics to help you make up your mind.
If you have a warm skin tone…blorange hair can enhance the golden hues in your complexion when you make sure to add extra peachy definition.
If you have a cool skin tone…to balance out the coolness of your skin, be sure to amp up the warmth with a higher concentration of red and peach hues.
HOW Do You GET BLORAGE HAIR?
No matter your skin tone, with the right colorist you will be able to conjure up a perfectly flattering blorange hair color for your skin tone. Since blorange hair is a combination of a few different colors, this is one trend best left to the pros. Keep this in mind, too: Regardless of your skin tone, if you have naturally dark hair it may be more difficult to achieve this hair color simply because pastel shades can require more patience (and oftentimes some bleaching) in order to bring the look to life. If you’re a brunette who is interested in trying blorange hair, know that it might take multiple sessions at the salon to get the look just right.
Still, there is one way to get blorange hair at home—temporarily. Create your own variation of the blorange hair color trend with the help of the L’Oréal Paris Colorista 1-Day Spray in Rose Gold and Gold. This temporary hair color spray lasts one shampoo.
HOW Do You Take CARE of BLORANGE HAIR?
When you color your hair, you may need to switch up your hair care routine. For starters, look for a system of shampoo and conditioner that is designed for color-treated hair, like the L'Oréal Paris Elvive Color Vibrancy Intensive Protecting Shampoo and L'Oréal Paris Elvive Color Vibrancy Intensive Protecting Conditioner. Swap out the conditioner for a hair mask, like the L'Oréal Paris Elvive Color Vibrancy Repair and Protect Balm, once or twice a week.
HOW Do You STYLE BLORANGE HAIR?
As far as styling blorange hair goes, pastel shades look oh-so-nice when paired with waves or curls. So, put down the heat tools every once and a while and embrace your natural texture! Spritz damp strands with a hair spray, like the L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle AIR DRY IT Wave Swept Spray, and scrunch to style. Then, let your hair finish air drying—and you’re good to go. Blorange and beautiful!