There is a multitude of blondes. From Californian blond to Venetian blond, there is something for all tastes and styles. More discreet than a golden blonde, dark ash blonde (also called "dark ash blonde") seduces with its softness and natural aura. Timeless, this shade of dark blonde is more and more popular. How to adopt it? Zoom in on this trendy color with cold and discreet reflections.
Do you want to go California blonde, back from the beach? Do you dream of more nuanced color, with cool and elegant reflections? Perhaps dark ash blonde is for you.
If dark ash blonde is popular, this coloring should nevertheless be handled with care. In question, its silvery-gray reflections are not suitable for all skin tones. Indeed, it is better to favor this shade of blonde if your skin is fair and you have pink undertones with blue, gray, or green eyes. This is a lovely shade for women whose natural base ranges from light blonde to dark blonde. On the other hand, dark ash blonde is not recommended for brunettes, dark skin tones, or even dark brown people, otherwise, it will look gray and give the impression of a tired face.
Harmonious coloring for fair skin, dark ash blonde is also the ideal color to apprehend white or graying hair. Applied with a balayage technique, this shade of blonde lifts the haircut and promotes a smooth transition to let white take hold of the lengths.
Both discreet and elegant, dark ash blonde sits between light ash blonde and light brown. If these two shades are part of the same tones, it is because they are very close colorimetrically. Indeed, dark ash blonde is the darkest shade of blond while light brown is the lightest shade of chestnut. However, they are easily distinguished because dark ash blonde tends to draw on gray, which is not the case with light brown which is quite neutral and therefore suitable for brunettes as well as tanned skin.
To counteract the overly homogeneous side of ashy highlights, the ideal is to work on the color using a balayage technique. This requires going to a professional. He will work with the color best suited to the natural base in order to obtain a perfectly mastered result. In addition to the relief given by the balayage, it infuses a good dose of modernity to the haircut.
The good news, the dark ash blonde requires little maintenance from the hairdresser because its regrowth does not cause a root effect for several months. Fairly malleable, this dye gets dark in winter and can lighten quite well in summer. On the other hand, it remains a fragile coloring that oxidizes easily. It is therefore necessary to pamper her with an adapted routine. Anti-yellowing shampoos are preferred. They neutralize unwanted yellow pigments. Nourishing care also promotes good hydration of the fiber. They can be of natural origin like jojoba oil or flaxseed gel. The usual outlets also offer effective treatments to repair hair sensitized by repeated discolorations.