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Our Top 3 Toasty Hair Colors For Winter—And How To Get Them

toasty hair colors for winter
Looking to warm up your hair color as the temperatures start to drop? Whether your have natural ash blonde or dark brown hair, we’ve got three expert-approved toasty hair colors that will leave you feeling warm this winter.

We talked to Mark Creed, L'Oréal Professionnel U.K. stylist, to get the scoop on his favorite toasty winter shades. Whatever shade you choose, you can have your colorist use L’Oréal Professionnel’s INOA color range to mix a custom shade that will enhance your features without overpowering your look.

Ready to dive in? So are we.


The Best Toasty Hair Colors For Winter


toasty hair colors for winter

Spicy Cider

Spicy cider is the ultimate cozy drink to sip on by the fireplace, but we bet you didn’t know it’s also the it hair color for winter. Wondering what exactly makes up this lust-worthy shade?

“Brunette and copper red hues are mixed together in small amounts to ensure neither is dominant,” Creed explains.

This precise mixture can be custom-blended by your colorist to suit your skin tone. Creed likes to take customization a step further.

“I use a hand-painted technique to accent specific areas of the face,” he explains.


toasty hair colors for winter

Mulled Wine

If you favor deep red and mahogany hair, or you want to take your love for a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon a step further, mulled wine is the perfect fall or winter hair color. Luxurious and alluring, this not-so-basic shade is a more seasonal take on traditional red hair.


toasty hair colors for winter

Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate might make you think of brunettes, but having your stylist apply subtle hot chocolate lowlights to your blonde hair is the perfect way to deepen up your color for winter.

“A good colorist will give you a more fused finish that gives mystique and blurs the transition between hues,” Creed explains.

Who says there’s no such thing as winter hair colors for blondes? Whether you’re looking for a bold change or soft dimension, these hues are sure to keep you feeling warm and toasty no matter how cold it is outside.

Interested in trying a toasty hair color? Use our salon locator to book an appointment at a salon near you.

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