If you're not yet ready to give up your warm-weather highlights, opt for this low-key version that can span all seasons. Ombré highlights lighten just the ends of your hair, starting about midway down, and create the subtle illusion of naturally lightened sun strands. Sarah Jessica Parker has been rocking this look since her early Sex and the City days, but recently it seems every celeb has dabbled with this dye. The best thing about ombré color? The retouch period is definitely shorter than your regular highlights: You can grow these out for up to six months!
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If you're a year-round blondie like Taylor Swift, try adding some lowlights or going a full shade darker to keep your locks from washing you out as your sunkissed summer skin starts to fade. If you're naturally dark-headed like Beyonce or Hilary Duff, sticking with a dark, honey-hued blonde will keep your outgrowth from being obnoxious. In fact, follow these ladies' footsteps and let a little bit of root show—it will help soften the look of your naturally dark brows.
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The last few seasons have seen shockingly bright red shades, bordering on pink and purple. Recently, celebs have been winding down the wild colors and sticking with a hues that look more like natural red hair. Going for rich, deep red locks will keep pale winter skin from looking lackluster.
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Whether you're already a brunette beauty or you're looking to switch up your shade entirely, dark brown is a color that complements all hair types, lengths, and skin tones. If you're a medium brown, going a full shade or two darker will help get you in the mood for the changing leaves. If your hair is very dark brown or black, adding some caramel colored highlights will add shine and dimension for covetable fall locks.
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