Video:How to Match a Funky Hairstyle With a Colorwith Jonathon Stewart
Want to learn how to match a funky hairstyle with a color that will make the look come together? Here, see great tips.See Transcript
Transcript:How to Match a Funky Hairstyle With a ColorMatching your funky new hairstyle with a funky new color can create the ultimate new fashion look admired by many or it may turn you into the latest online photo to go viral because it turns you into the "hot mess" of the month. Here are some tips on making sure you are "ahhed and oohed" rather than haha'd and booed.
Tips for How to Match a Funky Hairstyle With a ColorLet's start with trendy short hair looks that are spiked up. It's that don't-mess-with-me, confident and daring look that many celebrities have been sporting of late. Martina McBride, Rhianna, and Keira Knightly are all great examples of this short and spiky look with different variations on that hairstyle theme. Colors that work are blond and reddish tones for an upbeat look, or a more rockin' look can be created with blue and green streaks. Rhianna showed how bright red can be a red hot choice.
Information About How to Match a Funky Hairstyle With a ColorWhile it makes sense that the short looks can most often get away with bold hair color choices, what about longer lengths? It might make sense to tone down the bold, but you can still have some fun with color nonetheless. For medium-length hair, a chestnut or deep auburn creates drama with bold, rich tones. While her personal life might be as professionally coifed, Lindsay Lohan is a great example of this hair length and the use of rich color. Not only can you change the color often for different looks, but you can also make your style playful by adding color streaks throughout your hair, which can rinse out or be semi-permanent.
Tricks for Matching a Funky Hairstyle With a ColorLong hair is still popular, and, while not considered quite as bold, it can still be styled with color to create a dramatic effect. Perfect examples are the curls and waves of Beyonce and Taylor Swift. Both singers have played with color and illustrated how even those with the longest of locks can choose from a wide spectrum of shades. From deep reds and golden honey tones, those with long hair can add a color dimension to their hairstyle. However, those with long hair might want to avoid dying their hair a shocking color as it can create a color overload. Before you make any radical changes, it's definitely best to consult with a stylist or colorist. They can help you to account for other important factors like skin tone, eye color, maintenance and your overall lifestyle. All of these factors then come together to help create the look that's right for you.
I'm Jonathon Stewart, with About.com.
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