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9 Trending Shades For Fall You Can Achieve With Redken Shades EQ

Want to try a new hue without commitment? A pro colorist shares his top nine Redken Shades EQ formulas to try in fall 2021.

Let’s face it: After a year like 2020, we’ve all become a little more low-maintenance with our hair routines. While committing to a full head of foils or heading to the salon for a touch-up every six to eight weeks used to seem like a no-brainer, these days, you might be looking for quicker, less damaging ways to switch up your hair color while still achieving gorgeous results.

Luckily, whether you’re a blonde, brunette, or redhead, demi-permanent hair colors can transform, tone, enhance, condition, and add shine to your color. While there are many demi-permanent formulas on the market, our experts across the board swear by one: Redken Shades EQ. If you love switching up your hue but are wary of committing to a big change, these acidic, ammonia-free formulas are made to work in just 20 minutes, fade gradually over time, and won’t damage your hair whatsoever.

Want to try Redken Shades EQ formulas for your fall color change? Matt Rez, Redken brand ambassador, shades his top nine trending hair colors for fall he created using Shades EQ.

The Blonde Redken Shades EQ Colors To Try For Fall

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Butter Blonde

Interested in adding extra warmth to your blonde base color for autumn? Opt for a demi-permanent butter blonde shade.

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One of the things we love most about Redken Shades EQ formulas is their shine-enhancing benefits. Luckily, your colorist can create a high-shine shade of blonde like champagne in just 20 minutes.

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Light Ash

Prefer cool-toned blonde shades? Your colorist can whip up a customized Shades EQ formula to help you achieve light ash tones.

Pro tip: To keep your ash hair color brass-free, use a purple shampoo and conditioner like Redken Color Extend Blondage Shampoo and Conditioner. This system contains pure violet pigments that help prevent blonde hair from turning brassy.

The Brunette Redken Shades EQ Colors To Try For Fall

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Ash Bronde

While classic bronde hair is all about warm tones, this variation is cool-toned and ashy—which is perfect for anyone with cool undertones in their skin.

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Warm Dimension

Fact: Brown hair always looks best with a bit of depth and dimension. That’s why we love this warm shade of brown for fall, created with Redken Shades EQ.

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Dark Chocolate

Want to go darker without commitment? Ask your colorist to recreate this dark chocolate hair color using Redken Shades EQ.

The Red Redken Shades EQ Colors To Try For Fall

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Red hair color is one of the hottest trends for fall 2021, and cinnamon is always one of the most sought-after shades. The good news? No matter your base shade, your colorist can create no-commitment cinnamon tones using a customized Redken Shades EQ formula.

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Copper Blonde

For those with a blonde base who want to add red tones, ask your colorist for an on-trend copper blonde shade.

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Ginger Orange

Experiment with bold ginger hues by asking your colorist for a ginger orange hair color.

Want to try a customized Redken Shades EQ formula? Use the Redken salon locator to book an appointment at a salon near you.

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