In many places that experience different seasons, there’s a change in clothing styles, seasonal scents, and even seasonal foods. Changing hair color for the season is one of the most refreshing ways to celebrate the transition of weather.
When wintry weather is approaching, there’s a lot less sunlight and time spent outside, many people end up with a little less of a sun-kissed glow than normal (or they may get really pale; yes, I’m talking about myself). This creates a desire and sometimes even a need for a change in a client’s hair color formula or technique.
Let’s say someone has a complete all-over highlight; they are blonde without much dimension. The easiest thing to do is to darken that client to a brunette. But anyone who is a blonde, or knows blondes, will agree that most blondes freak out after a week or two on the dark side. Plus, with all of that pre-lightened canvas, there are many options for a dimensional and winterized hair color.
Here’s a breakdown of some classic hair winterizing ideas that I love to perform on my clients.