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Small tweak, huge difference.
If you're interested in making a runway-worthy change but don't know where to start, check out these so-summer-2018 ideas based on the shade you have now. From pastel glosses to a whisper of sun-kissed highlights, here’s all the inspo you need for your next easy (yet so high-impact) color move.
Go full-on platinum for an edgy vibe—and let a little root show for some lived-in effortlessness. When lightening at home, opt for a kit with cool tones and a blue-based conditioning cream to counteract brassiness.
Schwarzkopf Color Ultîme Fashion Series in 15.0 Extreme Lightener, $10
Give cocoa hair flair with a few strategically placed caramel and sandy blond highlights. For a beachy look, consider getting balayage—a technique that involves hand-painting delicate streaks around your face exactly where the sun naturally hits.
Time to bring the drama: Add dimension to an allover dark hue with bold ginger-toned highlights.
The chicest way to wake up scarlet hair? With “warm, multi-dimensional streaks of gold that glow in the sun,” says DeFelice. Paint them throughout for maximum light-catching effect.