Beauty Hair Should You Update Your Hair Color? By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on September 5, 2012 @ 06:23PM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Bill Davila/startraksphoto.com, Rob Kim/FilmMagic Should You Update Your Hair Color? 01 of 06 Your Red Feels Too Orange Desiree Navarro/WireImage, Jeff Vespa/WireImage 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 Julien Hekimian/WireImage, Jordan Strauss/WireImage 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 Kevin Mazur/WireImage, Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/FilmMagic 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 Gregory Pace / BEImages, Steve Granitz/WireImage 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 Allpix / Splash News, Kevin Mazur/WireImage 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 Bill Davila/startraksphoto.com, Rob Kim/FilmMagic 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.