The coloration It is one of the most demanded treatments in hairdressers. And although there is colors that never go out of style, and, which, in general, are the most requested, such as the blonde and the brown, every year new trends arrive. In 2021, according to experts, one of the hair tones that will triumph will be the I cover.
The success of series like Lady’s Gambit The The Undoing, whose protagonists, Anya Taylor-Joy and Nicole Kidman, sport copper manes, has something to do with it. But also, the fact that the copper it’s a very flattering shadeBoth for women with a light base, and for those with a dark base.
The stylist José Suárez, director of the Florent Suárez salon from La Coruña, explains that the trend for copper will be more visible “in spring, when we are looking for brighter shades to say goodbye to the winter months and welcome the good weather. In addition, the expert adds that “the mental exhaustion to which we are subjected is causing our clients to dare to innovate, play with your image and to ask us for looks with which until now they had not dared ».
Which redhead to choose?
Within the range of reddish there are a wide variety of shadesThe key to getting it right is precisely to find the shade that best suits each person, according to their hair color and skin tone.
Usually, for fair skin, stylists recommend natural copper tones, with brown and golden hues. And to dark or olive skins, purer or more vibrant coppers, which give luminosity to the face.
Lis Prades, from the Montibello Education team, explains that «on light hair we make a direct application of the chosen color. In darker hair we will have to first carry out a technique to lighten the natural pigment or eliminate the cosmetic pigment, to later apply the color ».
Meanwhile, when caring for copper hair at home, it is important to use shampoos and masks for colored hair, that help prolong the duration of the color.
All the blondes that are trending this year
The rubio It is the favorite color of Spanish women when they decide to dye their hair. But within this coloring there is a huge variety of shades. Golds, wheats and ash blonde are usually preferred, however in 2021, according to David Lesur, training director of the David Künzle salons, «trends go in another direction».
One of the most worn this year, according to the expert, will be the “ice platinum2, which is applied with a toner to achieve a whiter or more ash blonde ”. It is an intermediate blonde between platinum and white. A fairly extreme color that will need a lot of hydration and the use of violet shampoos to counteract the yellowish tones.
Another shade of blonde that is also worn now is “mushroom”, what is a ash blonde, which is made mainly on brown to blonde bases. It’s a very subtle gradient (balayage), dark at the root and with lighter tips with a smoky ash hue, which looks great on white leathers ”, adds Lesur.
And for those looking for a warmer blonde, which always looks better on olive skin, the copper blonde it’s a good option. According to the stylist Felicitas Ordás, from the Felicitas Hair salon from Mataró (Barcelona), “blondes with coppery touches, which are close to chestnut, work very well, give them sparkle and are an option that fits perfectly with different skin types”.
For brunettes, these are the trendy shades
Within the brown and brown You can also play with a wide variety of shades, to get more moving manes. This year tones like the Coffee express, “A chestnut hue with a deep base, mixed with caramel hues. It’s about a dark brown with light highlights in lighter chestnut (caramel, honey, toffee) to bring light, but without lightening the hair much ”, explains the stylist Alex Sestelo, director of the salon that bears his name.
Another fashionable color, according to the expert, will be «dark chocolate, which is perfect as a uniform base tone with lighter reflections. Besides being flattering, it is very easy to maintain. It is perfect for all skin types, but especially those of a medium tone. For fair skin it is a less aggressive shade than black.
And although it triumphed a few years ago, another hair color that looks great and is also worn in 2021 is “sources”, which mixes blonde and brown. According to the stylist Raquel Saiz, from the Blue Room from Torrelavega (Cantabria), “what is achieved with this color is to illuminate and, thanks to the variety of tones, enrich the mane to make it look more vital.”
To achieve this, he advises, “first we have to create a darker base at the root with a dark brown, to incorporate reflections in different blondes as it suits that face more. The combinations are endlessFrom platinum and honey if you want to brighten more, or butter blonde if you don’t want such a luminous result ”.