18 Biggest Hair Color Trends and Techniques for 2016


The beginning of the year maybe should be celebrated with a new hair color.

Here are the biggest hair color trends and techniques for 2016.

Dip-Dye Hair

Pink can be a good match with blonde and purple is a good complimen for black.

Bronde / Ecaille Blend

Bronde takes its name from the words brown and blonde and it’s a great way to combine the two colours.

Ecaille is a new technique with a blend of soft highlights paired with dark and rich toned, cascading into lighter tones.


Similar to bronde is ronze, but it is addressed to redheads and combines copper red and bronze brown.

Rainbow Hair

As the name reveals is for more daring ladies who want a more colorful look.

BabylightsColor Melting

Babylights provide highlights, but in a more natural way.

Similar to that is a new technique called Color Melting and allows multiple tones to melt together and create a natural look.

Opal Hair

Opal hair is a lighter rainbow style where you can use more subtle pastel hues.

Platinum Blonde

Kim Kardashian has recently called this her fave hair color. It’s the blondest blonde you can find!

Blue Tints / Neon Streaks

If you prefer black hair color, blue hints can give more depth to your hair.

Gray / Silver

Are you brave enough to keep your natural gray hair color? This color looks well on short hair.

ROSE COPPER / Orange / Strawberry Blonde

These shades look nice on lighter complexions and can transform your already blonde hair.
Hair Strobing

Like we use strobing on our make up to lighten up our face, the same trend has started on hair too to make your hair glow.


Balayage is a very old technique which has come back. The hairdresser can be more creative as it requires painting the hair.

Are you opting for a new hair color this year?
Which is your favorite hair trend?

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Read also: Falling For Purple Hair

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