40 Hot Hair Color Trends for 2016

When it comes to hair color trends, there’s literally never a dull moment. From bronde to balayage, this year saw its fair share of haute hues, but as we usher in 2016, what will be next?

“Trends can start with people on the street wearing an intriguing look that others want to replicate,” explains Jim Markham, founder and CEO of ColorProof Evolved Color Care. “Other hair color trends are celebrity driven — a star can wear a new look and it will catch fire, influencing women nationwide to recreate the look as their own. Color trends can also begin on the runways at New York, London, Paris and Milan. These editorialized hairstyles provide inspiration and are interpreted in a wearable version for every day.”

Whether you want a new look or just a slight update, these stylist-approved hair color trends 2016 are pegged as the next big thing. Get ready to book your next appointment!

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