If you are opting for the trendy chop this year, then you can’t neglect to switch up your hair color. You’ve probably seen many African American celebrities lighten up their darker tresses this year. The lighter hair shades compliments darker skin colors and really draws attention to your stylish hair and makes your eye color pop.
There are plenty of light brown hair colors that look amazing on black women. You should choose a hair color that compliments your complexion and skin tone. Pay attention to your undertones when choosing the right hair color but here are a few suggestions.
Warm Skin tones
Light Brown and Strawberry Blonde Highlights
If you have a warmer complexion and want to lighten up your locks then this is a great option for you. Ask your colorist for a light brown base and add strawberry highlights to enhance your warm undertones. You can even a few soft redder highlights throughout the hair to really blend and add dimension.
Light Honey Brown Hair Color
If you are going to light your hair and you have the warm glow, then this is a color to be considered. Ask your colorist for an overall light warm honey brown. The natural colors look great on African American hair, it will warm up your whole look and your eyes will really pop.
Cooler Skin Tones
Light Brown Base and Platinum Highlights
If you have the cool or even neutral skin tones, skip the honey colors and choose light ash brown or a neutral light brown color. However, if you want too add dimension with highlights then choose a cool platinum color to really accent your skins complexion.
Heavy Light Brown Highlights
Lighten up your hair doesn’t mean you have to dramatically change your base color. If you are worried about the commitment, how it might look, or the expense of maintaining the color then just add highlights allover. Ask for extremely light brown highlights to compliment your cool skin tones.
- Beyonce is the perfect example of how great light hair looks on black women