By Jennifer Velez
Jan 21, 2015 @ 2:59 pm
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New year, new hair color! At least that seems to be Beyoncé’s motto. The singer, who’s no stranger to switching up her style, kicked off 2015 with a fresh new look—and as with anything that has to do with Bey, we’re kind of obsessed with it.

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“I added highlights that lightened up her whole look with different shades of blonde, honey, and platinum,” explains her longtime colorist Rita Hazan. The results? An edgy yet beautiful effect, something Hazan predicts will be the next hot new hair trend. “Highlight placement is very important with this trend,” she adds. “The highlights are for effect and not so much about being stripy or chunky.”

The pro finished things off with her Ultimate Shine Color Gloss in Breaking Brass ($26;, followed by the brand’s Weekly Treatment ($42;, a hydrating two-step system we’ll be relying on all winter.

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