“New year, new me” might be tired, but you know what isn’t? A hair change. It’s easy, it’s fun, and there’s no shortage of cool hair color trends to try right now. While 2019’s biggest trends sounded like something off a drink menu cold brew hair, root beer brown the styles for 2020 seem like they’re shaping up to be easy, effortless twists on natural shades.
Natural doesn’t mean boring, though, and stylists are working overtime to come up with new techniques to keep things interesting. And, yeah, the names for them are still slightly thirsty.
Why ask for golden highlights when you can order up “caramel mocha”? We talked to top stylists to get the Intel on the best hair colors to try right now, from twilight to a riff on classic platinum. Here’s what to screenshot for your next appointment.
Instead they’ve been asking for a look that “tweed hair,” essentially subtle highlights that are evenly distributed.
The coolest new way to wear platinum hair is with a little bit of a darker root for a more effortless look.
Try rusty copper—a burnished red shade that looks unbelievable on curls—to add even more dimension.
Twilight is for brunettes with warm undertones who still want some golden dimension.
creamy blond color is basically a lesson in tones.
Brown ale hair has a deep mahogany base and swirls of amber highlights.
A deeper root gives all shades of blond a more lived-in feel.
Darker and richer for winter.