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Bold color is everywhere at the moment, enticing even the most timid salon-goers to experiment with an unconventional shade. But, not all hair colors are created equal, and with so many options out there, it can be hard to narrow it down. Read on to find out if you should go pastel or try out a bright hue.

Q: What is your skin tone?

  1. Fair
  2. Medium
  3. Olive
  4. Dark

Q: What color is your hair right now?

  1. Blonde
  2. Brown
  3. Off-black
  4. Red, blue-black

Q: Describe your style in one word.

  1. Bohemian
  2. Classic
  3. Glam
  4. Trendy

Q: What is your current hair length?

  1. Long
  2. Lob, above the shoulders
  3. Past the shoulders
  4. Short


If you answered mostly As, then it sounds like you should test-drive a cotton candy shade, such as millennial pink or dusty powder blue. In addition to your effortless style, your mermaid-length locks are already on the light side, making it easy for you to experiment with pale tones without causing major damage.


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If you answered mostly Bs, then you may want to stick with a more “neutral” hue. Opt for a dusty rose balayage to add a hint of color to your chocolate locks while still giving you a semi-natural look.


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If you answered mostly Cs, it’s time to step up your hair game with a vibrant shade—or two or three! Going through the process of lightening your raven-colored strands to eventually achieve a pastel hue will be too harsh on your hair. Instead, embrace your darker base with bold fuchsia or electric purple.


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If you answered mostly Ds, dare to go bold! You’re not afraid to take chances with your style—why not make a statement with a vibrant hue that serves as the focal point to your look? From electric mint to cobalt blue, the color options are endless!


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