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The New Colour Trends for 2016

New colour trends for 2016
Natural versus flamboyant: From red-blonde to mottled grey-green – the 2016 colour trends are more versatile than ever
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What is coming, what is staying? We present the hair colours setting the direction this year! Platinum blonde, opal, floodlights – not only do the colour trends sound very exciting, they look the part as well. Explore the rich new diversity of colours with us...

  • On the right track ... With us! We have uncovered the 2016 colour trends – on the heads of fashionistas! From natural to unusual, this season offers something of everything. The most striking aspect: Flamboyant colours have conspicuous names like opal and floodlights! Read on to find out what they conceal. Those who prefer something less unusual also get their money’s worth with the coming year’s hair colours: Down-to-earth looks are popular along with crazy colours. What tinting type are you? Find out and get your trendy hair colour soon.

    You will find all the current trendsetting colours in our gallery. Browse to get inspired!

  • 2016 Colour Trends

    New colour trends for 2016

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    Trendy 2016 Colour: Floodlights

    We bring light into the darkness: What is probably the season’s most natural colour trend has women in a tizzy: Floodlights. The name is the game, since this happening highlight technique produces discreet but definite radiance. Learn all about the look below

    New colour trends for 2016

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    Trendy 2016 Colour: Natural Red

    Pure sensuality: Cool red hues remain popular in 2016, just like last year! Since this exciting hair colour already performed so well in the past season, we are definitely including this hue in the colour palette again (natural or dyed). This time in earthier versions – from strawberry to saffron – and streaked with as many red nuances as possible

    New colour trends for 2016

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    Trendy 2016 Colour: Coloured Ends

    A beautiful end! Dip-dye and ombré have already made their mark on hair ends, but trendsetters want more. This year the lengths really show their colours according to the motto: Do what feels good! Bright rainbow hues and multicoloured strands add a special effect to any hairdo. Hint: They work especially well in dark hair! 

    New colour trends for 2016

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    Trendy 2016 Colour: Opal Hair

    Cotton candy, vanilla ice cream, blueberry syrup ... We find what is coming to our hair irresistible. This colour trend is named after the opal. The pastel neon nuances that show through partly to completely in the white-blonde mane (attention: mandatory base colour!) are actually reminiscent of the iridescent precious stone. And to be honest, opal hair simply sounds classy. As a colourful mix of multiple hues or reduced to two delicate tones (see photo) – this is one trendy interplay of colours!

    New colour trends for 2016

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    Trendy 2016 Colour: Pastel Ends

    The passion for pastel goes a step further this season – all the way to the ends! Here is what the fine colour liaison looks like: An intense, powerful colour (such as brick red) in the lengths, softly tapering to pale towards the bottom, conjures stylish movement in trendy 2016 hair! 

    New colour trends for 2016

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    Trendy 2016 Colour: Platinum Blonde

    Truly a highlight: Platinum blonde is the eye-catcher of the year – and the basis for many other popular colour looks. This is because the trendy powder colours and veining, such as grey and green (see photo above), require a clean base for colouring. White-blonde makes it possible: The cool platinum style is convincing on its own, and even better with added colour

  • 2016 Colour Trends: Floodlights bring light to the darkness

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    Style blogger Helena Bordon looks as radiant as her floodlights
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    Are you longing for a hair colour that makes you shine? No problem with floodlights! The somewhat wider blonde streaks à la Helena Bordon brighten up your mane in next to no time, without entirely changing your hair colour. What is known as “floodlighting” gives you a natural hue that is especially soft on your skin and really flattering for your complexion. The coloured strands are either applied using the foil technique or painted freehand, and are wider than usual. Important: Avoid being too precise, make floodlights of different lengths that are not too accurate. That keeps the look natural and modern!