Hair Color Shades that Compliment and Flatter

There are specific hair color shades that can enhance,  compliment, and flatter your present hair color. They are a wonderful way to mix things up when you’re sick of the same old, same old.  Since light refracts from your hair, adding touches of similar colors (complimentary colors) to your hair also increases shine-ability and adds pizzazz!

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What are complimentary colors? They are colors that accentuate other colors by making both colors appear brighter. They also blend into primary colors without looking obvious. Contrasting colors on the other hand, are bold colors that are easily seen but do not necessarily blend.

The easiest way to add flattering colors to your hair is by adding more shades of hair color to your hair. You can be as subtle or obvious as you like. It's a decision that should be based on your own personal preferences.

You can also enhance hair colors by using colors that add more than one color. Golden hair colors for instance, can add gold or red highlights to your hair.

Use the examples below as a guide for your best hair color shades.

Best Hair Color Shades that Compliment Your Hair

Most of the time, complimentary colors are achieved by adding highlights or lowlights to your present hair color. You don’t have to modify your base color, you simply add to it! So if you like your hair color, you don’t have to change it. You will also enhance your present hair color just by including a few additional hair colors.

Use semi/demi permanent colors or permanent hair color shades as highlights or lowlights to embellish and compliment your base shade.

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Cool Red Color Shades

Give cool red hair colors like Debra Messing's, a little something extra by adding dark complimentary hair color shades in:

  • Deep Mahogany
  • Burgundy Brown
  • Red Violet

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    Warm Red Hair Shades

    Anyone with warm red hair, like Isla Fisher's, would look great with hair color splashes of:

  • Copper Brown
  • Golden Blonde or Brown
  • Strawberry Blonde

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    Cool Brown Color

    If you want your hair color to look as delectable as this cool brown shade from Megan Fox, give these dark toned hair color shades a try:

  • Ash Blonde
  • Mocha Brown
  • Deep Brown
  • Espresso Brown

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    Warm Brown Color Shades

    For warm toned brunettes, take your hair color cue from Jessica Alba and enhance your base color with:

  • Rich Chocolate Brown
  • Golden Brown or Blonde

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    Cool Blonde Hair Shades

    Cool blonde hair colors similar to Gwen Stefani's, can spice it up with complimentary colors in:

  • Platinum Blonde
  • Ash Blonde
  • Medium or Light Ash Brown

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    Warm Blonde Color Shades

    Warm blondes can add golden tones like Taylor Swift's, to enhance their glowing shade with:

  • Sandy Golden Blonde
  • Honey Blonde
  • Champagne Blonde
  • Medium Golden Brown

    If you love your current hair color, or haven't ever changed your natural hair color, you can make the most of what you've already got by enhancing your hair color with complimenting hair color shades.

    To see how you would look with a different hair color (without risking a hair color disaster), try one of the 50 hair colors and 35 highlight choices available with all types of different hairstyles (including the great celebrity hairstyles shown above) by visiting TheHairstyler today!

    You can also use the newest demo tool on this site to preview different hair colors and styles!

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