Should You Update Your Hair Color?

Katie Cassidy - Should You Update Your Hair Color? - Celebrity Hair
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Should You Update Your Hair Color?

01 of 06

Your Red Feels Too Orange

Jessica Chastain - Should You Update Your Hair Color? - Celebrity Hair
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WHAT TO TRY

Strawberry blond highlights.
WHY IT WORKS Don't get us wrong-Jessica Chastain's rich red hair was absolutely show-stopping. But a few tawny ribbons of gold gave her look a flirty freshness that's perfect for warmer months.

02 of 06

Your Baby Blond Needs an Edge

Chloe Moretz - Should You Update Your Hair Color? - Celebrity Hair
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WHAT TO TRY

Pink highlights.
WHY IT WORKS If you're a natural blond like Chloe Moretz, going darker, redder, or blonder feels like a big, scary commitment. Pink highlights on the other hand-on the underside of the hair, in a semi-permanent formula-are a lot easier to stomach.

03 of 06

Your Deep Brunet Feels Flat

Salma Hayek - Should You Update Your Hair Color? - Celebrity Hair
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WHAT TO TRY

Lighten up the ends.
WHY IT WORKS Rich espresso hair like Salma Hayek's needs no improvement, unless the gloss-factor is starting to fade. A few well-placed highlights-that is, on the ends and around the face-in a shade one to two notches lighter than your base can attract light and give your hair instant dimension.

04 of 06

You're Bored of Medium Brown

Berenice Bejo - Should You Update Your Hair Color? - Celebrity Hair
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WHAT TO TRY

Go red.
WHY IT WORKS Bernice Bejo wasn't chocolate brown and she wasn't dirty blond. A single-process warm auburn tone took her away from that middle ground into a fiery, head-turning zone.

05 of 06

Your Dirty Blond Needs Brightening

Elizabeth Olsen - Should You Update Your Hair Color? - Celebrity Hair
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WHAT TO TRY

Multi-colored highlights.
WHY IT WORKS Elizabeth Olsen is a natural blond with plenty of natural dimension. But chunky highlights in a range of blond hues-platinum, honey, and gold-perked up her look immeasurably.

06 of 06

Your Espresso Brown Is Too Severe

Katie Cassidy - Should You Update Your Hair Color? - Celebrity Hair
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WHAT TO TRY

A red gloss.
WHY IT WORKS Katie Cassidy ditched her sunny blond for a sultry brunet, but with summer right around the corner, the tone could have felt a bit Morticia Adams. A ginger gloss toned down the severity without compromising the sexiness.

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