Whether you’re ready for the fall season or not, fall beauty trends like vampy manicures, spice-inspired lipsticks and deep, coppery hair colors are coming in hot.
Fall’s warm color palette is always something to look forward to. It’s a driving factor in fall hair color trends and year after year, rich, dimensional hair colors such as chestnut brown and red velvet replace the bright blonde shades that trend throughout summer.
So, if you’re ready to welcome fall with a new ‘do, it’s a great time to go festive, low-maintenance and vibrant with your color. To help you on your fall hair color quest, read on as we share 15 fall hair color trends to try.
1. Warm Espresso
Since latte season is upon us, coordinate your strands and your coffee order to rock a warm espresso hair color. Featuring a mix of black and brown hues, this hair color is a great way to provide depth and richness to dark tones. Give it a try with the L’Oréal Paris Superior Preference Fade-Defying Shine Permanent Hair Color in Cool Darkest Brown or L’Oréal Paris Excellence Créme Permanent Triple Protection Hair Color in Dark Ash Brown.
Editor’s tip: If your warm espresso strands aren’t as vibrant as you expected and you’re wondering how to fix this simple hair color mistake, try a glossing treatment. The L’Oréal Paris Le Color Gloss One Step In-Shower Toning Gloss in Cool Brunette will enhance your hair color and tone while deep conditioning your color-treated strands.
2. Red Wine
As the weather cools down you may decide to switch from a chilled glass of rosé to a cozy glass of red wine. Embrace your inner sommelier at home or in the salon and try out a rich, red wine hair color. Similar to the beloved vampy fall manicure, this deep red hair color exudes fall and uses dark tones like chocolate brown and oxblood to create a beautifully blended rich shade.
For a semi-permanent sip of this fall hair color use the L’Oréal Paris Colorista Semi-Permanent Hair in Maroon. Or, try the L’Oréal Paris L’Oréal Paris Féria Multi-Faceted Shimmering Permanent Hair Color Deep Burgundy for a permanent wine-stained mane.
3. Dark Wheat Blonde
If you’re trying to hold on to remnants of those last bits of summer, this deep blonde hue with gold tones does a great job of offering both brightness and depth. To get the look at home, try the L’Oréal Paris Excellence Créme Permanent Triple Protection Hair Color in Dark Golden Blonde.
4. Rose Brown
Rose brown hair involves a brown base that has thin ribbons of rose gold blended throughout. It’s a subtle, gorgeous way to switch up a brunette mane without going full-on rose gold. To get this rosy fall hue, ask your stylist to weave rose gold highlights through your hair for the ultimate dimension. To test the look at home, use the L’Oréal Paris Colorista 1-Day Spray in Rosegold to highlight your brown strands.
5. Shimmering Silver
Gunmetal, slate or cool gray — no matter what you call it, silver hair color will have you shimmering into the fall season. Whether you’re naturally salt and pepper or looking to jump in on the silver hair color trend, this metallic marvel looks great on all skin tones.
If you’re a seasoned at-home dyer and want an all over permanent color, use the L’Oréal Paris Féria Multi-Faceted Shimmering Permanent Hair Color in Silver. This at-home hair coloring kit is special because it delivers a super shiny, luminous hair color that doesn’t get dull or flat. To give silver strands a test run, try the L’Oréal Paris Hair Makeup Temporary 1-Day Hair Color Spray in Silver, which washes out in one shampoo.
6. Bright Copper
There will be no shortage of vivid copper tones heading into the fall. Bright copper is a warm and rich tone that has a bit of a zing, like a copper penny. The color features a mix of blonde, golden copper hues and auburn highlights to create a glowing fall tone. It’s a great fall update for redheads and strawberry blondes that want to rock a dimensional ‘do while still maintaining brightness.
Since copper hair color involves a range of expertly blended shades, we’d recommend heading to the salon. Alternatively, the L’Oréal Paris Excellence Créme Permanent Triple Protection Hair Color in Medium Reddish Blonde can give you the look at home if you’re confident in your DIY hair color skills.
7. Light Auburn
Let a vibrant and bright auburn shade upgrade your entire look this fall season. This gingery hue is versatile and incredibly flattering on various skin tones. You can get the look at home using the L’Oréal Paris Excellence Créme Permanent Triple Protection Hair Color in Light Auburn. If you’re heading to the salon, ask your colorist to create some face-framing highlights using warm pigments of red to help showcase your features.
8. Warm Cinnamon
This cinnamon hair color mixes red, buttery blonde and crimson tones to create a sweet fall treat with dimension and vibrancy. Reach for the L’Oréal Paris Féria Multi-Faceted Shimmering Permanent Hair Color in Auburn Brown to get the look at home.
9. Honey Bronde
If you’re in the mood for a warm, golden hue, you may find that honey bronde hair is your perfect fall shade. Bronde hair is a fusion of blonde and brunette tones and this hair color is universally flattering since you can customize it (blonder or browner) based on your skin tone and preference. Bronde requires fewer root touch-ups than lighter shades of blonde, making it a great low-maintenance hair color for fall that still has the brightness many of us love.
10. Vanilla Chai
Sorry pumpkin spice, we’re making room for another beverage-inspired hair color this fall. Vanilla chai hair consists of dark roots that transition to a nearly white, cool blonde hue. If you’re interested in trying out this look, we suggest heading to the salon since it will require a professional to create the right blend of dark roots and lighter tones throughout.
11. Navy Blue
We romanticize deep colors like red wine and warm espresso for fall, so it’s only fair that navy blue gets some love, too. Navy blue is a not-so-subtle statement but this jewel-tone hue can look beautiful on all lengths and skin tones for fall. Test the navy blue water with the L’Oréal Paris Colorista Hair Makeup Temporary 1-Day Hair Color Spray in Blue. This temporary hair color spray washes out after just one shampoo, so you can instantly get a bold fall hair color without a full-season commitment.
As for those that are ready to commit, the L’Oréal Paris Féria Midnight Bold Multi-Faceted Permanent Hair Color in Cosmic Azure is the perfect shade of vibrant navy blue.
12. Milk Chocolate Brown
Rich, creamy milk chocolate is a warm brown hue that serves up the perfect treat for your fall hair color. For brunettes especially, this decadent hue is low-maintenance without compromising on dimension and vibrance. To get the look, opt for the L’Oréal Paris Excellence Creme Créme Permanent Triple Protection Hair Color in Dark Chocolate Brown.
13. Creamy Blonde
The right shade of blonde can serve as the perfect upgrade for your fall hair color. Creamy blonde is not too ashy or too golden, making it a great middle-ground for bringing your summer hair color into the cool season. Head to your salon to get the perfect creamy, beige blonde color for your skin tone. Alternatively, the L’Oréal Paris Excellence Creme Créme Permanent Triple Protection Hair Color in Champagne Blonde is a great way to get a creamy blonde shade at home.
14. Jet Black Hair
If you’re looking to go intense with your fall hair color, then you have to try jet black hair. This versatile, ever-so-slightly bluish-black hue complements all skin tones and can be a stunning upgrade for the spooky season. Try the L’Oréal Paris Superior Preference Fade-Defying Shine Permanent Hair Color in Ultimate Black or L’Oréal Paris Féria Multi-Faceted Shimmering Hair Color in Bright Black to get the look at home.
15. Toffee Brown
Sweet toffee brown offers a more dimensional color upgrade for your brown tresses. This shade has a dark ash brown base that’s lightened with medium and ash brown highlights throughout. The result is a hair color that rivals a tasty toffee caramel look and no root maintenance. Give this look a try using the L’Oréal Paris Féria Multi-Faceted Shimmering Permanent Hair Color in Light Brown.
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