The Most Flattering Autumn Hair Colour For You

Find the most flattering hair colours for your skin tone with our pick of the autumn trends. These hues can enhance your complexion, eyes and the quality of your strands.

Choosing a new season hair colour is no easy decision. You want something that’s on trend, easy to maintain and, above all, flattering. Get it right, and your fresh hue will do so much more than simply lift end-of-summer spirits; it will give your eye colour, skin tone and bone structure a welcome boost, as well.  

But, between all the bronde, microlights and ronze, how do we find our perfect shade? We’ve chatted to Marc Trinder, Art Team Director at Charles Worthington, to decipher the quirks and benefits of each trend. From the blonde that makes your eyes sparkle to the highlights that illuminate skin, read this advice before you make that hair-changing trip to the salon.  

Hair Colour Trends: Sombré
Ombré’s subtler sister sombré sees lightened ends take a softer turn, to recreate the look of lengths that have been gently kissed by the end-of-summer sun. Beautiful on every hue, from mousy blondes to deep brunettes, a scattering of fairer highlights through the tips can enliven the dullest hair.

But it’s not just your hair that reaps the benefits, says Marc, who notes “microlights 1 to 2 shades lighter than your strands, focussed around the face, can really illuminate your skin tone.” He adds: “Even if your hair is dark, a few microlights which brighten can really enhance your skin tone, and instantly make your eye colour pop.

“The trick is for your colourist to work in the highlights in a soft, subtle way which bleeds into your base colour. There’s no room here for streaky slices or bold chunks, it has to look seamless.”

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