Holiday Hair Color Inspiration

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, so why not celebrate with a fantastic new hair color? With the cooler weather and seasonal festivities in full swing, you’re probably busy planning for holiday gifts or meals, or even preparing for that big party or social event. However busy you may be, though, don’t forget to spread the holiday cheer to your hair color (with the help of your favorite FS stylist, of course).

Whether you choose a traditional hair color or a more festive hue for the holidays, we have some inspiration for you.

It’s beginning to look a lot like chocolate

You might tend to think of darker hair colors for late fall and winter, but they certainly don’t have to be boring or dull. If your hair is naturally dark brown, even the slightest change of hue to a deeper, darker chocolate shade can give your locks a stunning refresh, not to mention add a burst of shine and vibrance. Starting with a lighter brown or other shade? Talk to your FS stylist about your chocolate-hued hair visions and they can help determine what would work best for your hair. For added dimension and depth to your chocolate-colored hair, ask for subtle highlighting or balayage in a caramel or lighter brunette shade.

Merry and bright

The color red is synonymous with the season, from decorations to sparkling lights to practically everything else. For some extra sparkle and shine in your festivities, incorporate a bright red shade into your hair. You’ll be taking your dedication to the holidays up a notch, all while making your occasions memorable and showing off your individual style.

Pass the cranberry, please

Not completely sold on the idea of a bold red holiday hair color? Tone it down and opt for a lower-key cranberry shade. Go with all-over color or pair your cranberry visions with a deep shade of brown for a beautiful hair color combination that will be the star of your holiday celebrations.

Ask your FS stylist to top off the color with long side-swept bangs or curtain bangs for the ultimate holiday hair refresh.

Holly (and jolly) in green

Feeling extra festive this year? Try a bold green hue to perk up your celebrations and let your uniqueness shine through. You’ll be sneaking peeks of your vibrant new shade every time you pass a mirror, and you just may even feel a confidence boost and an uplift in your daily mood.

Whether it’s a deeper evergreen shade or a lighter emerald-inspired hue, we’re here to make it happen.

Jingle blues

With all of the reds and greens of the season, blue can also be the holiday hair color you’ve been seeking to complete your festivities. Bright, ocean shades or deeper sapphire tones can help liven up your parties, family dinners or work occasions. If the idea of full-on blue is a bit intimidating, start with balayage on the underside of the hair and let it peek out subtly from your style. Ready to take the plunge? We’ve got you covered.

Many colors of the season

Reds, browns, greens, blues, silver and gold…and more!

The holidays are here, and hair color is meant to help you celebrate your own individuality. However you celebrate the season or your hair, don’t limit yourself in your hair color inspiration. It can be found everywhere!


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