It’s safe to say that many of us are more than ready to welcome the new year with open arms 一 and that sentiment extends to hair colors too. There’s no disputing that 2021 brought us gorgeous hair color trends like mushroom brown hair and the money piece, but there’s nothing like some fresh hair color inspo to ring in the next 365 days of beauty. So below, we’re sharing some of the best hair colors that are set to dominate in 2022.
1. Expensive Brunette
If you keep up with celebrity beauty looks, perhaps you’ve noticed that over the last year and a half, many of them that famously sported blonde hair reverted back to their roots 一 literally. They’ve traded in their bleaching sessions to let their rich, brown hues make a comeback. Expensive brunette features glossy brown hair with deep roots that very subtly fade lighter towards the tips. To enhance your roots and add volume without the white cast that dry shampoo often creates, reach for the L’Oréal Paris EverPure Sulfate Free Tinted Dry Shampoo for Brown Hair which was specifically designed to blend in with brown roots.
2. Warm Blonde
It can be argued that cool-toned hair colors prevailed in 2021. But this year, warm hues are taking over. Enter: warm, honey blonde. Sunny blonde is a great way to maintain a light hair color while adding warmth and brightness to your look. Get the color at home with the L’Oréal Paris Féria in Ultra Pearl Blonde.
3. Icy Blonde
While warm hues will reign supreme in 2022, icy, platinum blonde is a staple color that will be one of the exceptions. It’s maintained its popularity for several years, and given how it instantly brightens the complexion, it’s easy to understand why. Plus, it’s actually a versatile shade 一 you can alter the undertones to match your preference. Achieving icy blonde hair requires extensive bleaching, so it’s best left to a professional if you’re not accustomed to bleaching at home.
Red brown hair is exactly what the name suggests: a hybrid shade that walks the line between red and brown hair colors. It’s full of richness and depth and can be customized to remain neutral or lean slightly warm in tone. If you’re looking to test out red hair but you’re nervous about departing from your brunette mane, this is the color for you. Get the look with the L’Oréal Paris Superior Preference Fade-Defying Shine Permanent Hair Color in Dark Mahogany Brown.
5. Pumpkin Spice
Another warm shade that set’s to rule this year is pumpkin spice. The light coppery hue is the perfect way to add warmth to your complexion. Plus, it pairs beautifully with warm blonde highlights or rich copper lowlights to give it some extra dimension. Don’t be surprised if you see it reign beyond the cool weather months and right into spring and summer. Get a pumpkin spice hair color at home with the L’Oréal Paris Excellence Creme Créme Permanent Triple Protection Hair Color In Medium Reddish Blonde.
6. Black Brown
If you’re looking to head into 2022 with an ultra-dark hair color, black brown is the shade for you. It’s a rich, dark chocolate brown that’s so dark it almost looks black 一 except it has just a touch more warmth than true black. It’s a universally flattering shade that looks stunning on everyone. Try it out with the L’Oréal Paris Superior Preference in Cool Darkest Brown.
7. Multidimensional Bronde
Hair with tons of dimension from techniques like balayage and highlights will preserve their popularity in 2022. Bronde, a blend of blonde and brown hues is the perfect shade to flaunt this kind of dimension. If you want to get in on the trend, ask your hairstylist to give you a deep blonde or light brown base color and add in highlights or lowlights in complementary shades like bright blonde, caramel or mocha. If you prefer to achieve your base color at home, give it a go with the L’Oréal Paris Superior Preference Fade-Defying Shine Permanent Hair Color in Dark Blonde.
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