Red Hair Colour Is The New Rage In Hollywood

Red Hair Colour Is The New Rage In Hollywood

Red hair colour wasn’t always so popular, but lately it’s become a trend with women all over the world changing their otherwise normal hair colour to an eye-catching red. Red hair dyes range from the very subtle strawberry blonde, to the bolder copper, cherry and burgundy. Rihanna has rocked red hair on several occasions. She has opted for a dark, burgundy shade, which has an overall glamourous effect when teamed with the right combination of make-up. More recently, she’s opted for bright red, which is more playful and foxy than serious and sophisticated. Not all Rihanna’s critics approve of her decision to go bright red, but this bad girl can get away with just about anything.In ‘Bad Blood’ a usually blonde Taylor Swift sports a fiery red mane, which shows that she means business and adds to the overall feistiness of the music video. Her red hair is emphasised beautifully against her fair skin tone and black combat gear. “An intense and passionate colour, red is worn by women who exude confidence.” Paramore’s Hayley Williams, who is naturally blonde, has confessed to feeling more herself when her hair is red. This is completely understandable when taking her bright personality and confidence on stage into account. Over the years she’s adjusted the shade of her red hair colour from strawberry blonde to crimson. Remember to take your skin tone into consideration when selecting a shade of red hair colour. There are various shades to choose from, so there’s bound to be the perfect one for you. Choose a shade of red from Renew’s selection of hair products and dye your...
Ombre Hair Colour Is A Definite Must Have This Season

Ombre Hair Colour Is A Definite Must Have This Season

Ombre hair colour is almost like embracing your hair’s natural regrowth, blending a darker colour from your roots to a lighter colour that extends to the tips of your hair. Pairing a dark shade of brown with platinum blonde – creating a caramel-dip effect – has been one of the most popular ombre looks, as seen on Khloé Kardashian When South African singer, Tailor, first rose to fame she was also sporting the caramel-dip look. She later traded the blonde for blue, proving that vivid colours can look just as effective as part of the ombre hair colour. When used with more natural colours, like shades of blonde and brown, the ombre dipping technique can look both glamorous and sophisticated. If you feel like defying convention for a more fun and adventurous look, there is also the trend of bleaching the roots and using dipping colours that pop, like pink, green, purple and blue. Celebrities like Christina Aguilera have tried this look. The trend in ombre hair colour is evolving, and now women are opting for a more subtle look. This tortoiseshell look can be achieved by pairing a richer and slightly darker version of your hair with subtly blended highlights that will give your hair the overall look of being sunkissed. Actress Drew Barrymore has opted for this look, which suits her skin tone perfectly. If you think ombre hair colour is for you, do yourself a favour and check out Renew’s fabulous selection of hair dyes. Whether it’s the caramel-dip effect you’re after, or the more sombre ombre, you can get the look you want for less....
Is Light Blonde Hair Colour For You

Is Light Blonde Hair Colour For You

Light blonde hair colour is a popular choice for those with pale, creamy or ivory skin. If you have this skin tone, light blonde is a colour that will light up your eyes and face. Some celebrities went light blonde years ago and to this day haven’t looked back. MadonnaSome celebrities went light blonde years ago and to this day haven’t looked back. A fitting example is Madonna, who was of course blonde for her ‘Blonde Ambition’ tour in 1990, and her hair colour hasn’t changed much since then. Blonde is definitely her colour and has helped to keep her looking youthful. Gwen StefaniGwen Stefani is another celebrity who found out early on in her career that light blonde worked for her. While her hairstyle changes quite regularly – she’s sported everything from long tresses to short quiffs – her hair colour generally does not. Emma StoneMake-up can enhance your hair colour. Emma Stone went light blonde for her role in Birdman. In the film, worn with thick black eyeliner, this had the effect of draining her face. When she complemented her light blonde hair colour with pink lipstick, however, she looked classy and striking. Cara DelevingneIn the past, light blonde hair colour and dark eyebrows were a no-no. In recent years, thanks to celebrities like Keira Knightley and Cara Delevingne, thicker and darker eyebrows are making a comeback and are absolutely acceptable with blonde hair. If you have fair skin, one of the bonuses of light blonde hair colour is that it looks gorgeous on its own – there is no need for lowlights to make this colour...
Choosing the Best Shade of Brown Hair Colour for You

Choosing the Best Shade of Brown Hair Colour for You

While some people might think all brown hair is the same, this couldn’t be further from the truth. With Renew’s wide range of brown hair colour, you have free reign to play with different shades and prove them wrong! Before you do, though, you might want to be in the know about which shades of brown would be the most flattering on you. Choosing a colour from the same tonal family as your skin is the best way of doing this. We’ve put together some tonal guidelines for you. Brown Hair Colour for Fair Skin Tones Staying within two shades of your natural hair colour means that you’d probably best suit a medium brown colour. Stick to lighter strawberry tones or warmer red tones. Other suggested shades for fair skin tones include golden brown and mahogany. Avoid going too dark as fair skin usually doesn’t contain enough pigment to carry this off. Brown Hair Colour for Medium Skin Tones Medium brown hair colour is also a great option for those with sallow or yellow undertones in their skin. Colours falling between a caramel shade and a rich auburn shade are most complimentary on medium skin tones. Other shade suggestions include a deep walnut or a toffee brown. Make sure your choice of colour is relatively neutral – neither too warm nor too cool – and you’ll be all set. Brown Hair Colour for Dark Skin Tones Dark brown hair looks best on those with olive skin tones. Deep tones of brown with red highlights is particularly complimentary. Other shade suggestions include a chocolate or raven brown. For those with...
Choosing the best shade of blonde for your skin tone

Choosing the best shade of blonde for your skin tone

Do blondes really have more fun? Now might just be the perfect time for you to find out! Thanks to “It Girls” like Taylor Swift, Karlie Kloss, Gigi Hadid and Cara Delevingne, blonde has become one of the hottest hair trends of 2015. Even Kim Kardashian-West crossed over to the blonde side earlier this year – proving that blonde hair can be a hit with any complexion. But the benefits of being blonde aren’t exclusively for the rich and famous. With Renew’s wide range of blonde hair colour options, going blonde in the comfort of your own home is easy, affordable and effective. The only thing left to worry about is ensuring you select the best shade of blonde for your complexion. While this may seem daunting, it doesn’t have to be! We’ve put together some simple steps to help you become the best blonde you can be. Determine your skin tone. The best shade of blonde for you depends on the underlying tones of your skin. Are you cool or warm toned? One way of determining this is by looking at the veins on the inside of your arm. If your veins appear blue, your skin is cool toned. If they appear green, your skin is warm toned. Warm toned people are also known to tan easily, while cooler toned people tend to burn easier than they tan. While gold jewellery looks better on warm toned skin, silver jewellery looks best on cooler toned skin. Determine the best colour options for you based on your skin tone. Warm toned skin is best complimented by hair colours which have...
How to choose the right hair colour

How to choose the right hair colour

Whether you’re enhancing hair colour or covering up a few stray greys, colouring your hair can completely change how you look. Before you look into how to colour hair yourself, let’s talk about choosing the right shade. After all, it’s the most important part of the DIY hair colour process. Ensure you’ve made the right choice by picking a colour that suits your skin tone. Is your skin tone cool or warm? Cool: If you fall into this category your skin has blue undertones. How can you be sure? Look at your wrist. If your veins are blue or purple then you’re definitely a cool skin tone. Warm: If you fall into this category your skin has yellow undertones. How can you be sure? Look at your wrist. If your veins are green then you’re definitely a warm skin tone. If you want to go blonde, choose the shade that suits your skin tone. People with cool skin tones should look for colours like ash blonde or even platinum. Coppery, golden blondes will suit warm skin tones more. Thinking of going red? Match your skin tone to the right shade. Shades of red that have a purple and blue reflect will suit cool skin tones. However warmer skin tones should use reds with an orange reflect, like cinnamon or auburn. Last but not least is brunette. Make sure you pick richer shades of brunette if you’re a cool skin tone. Colours like ash brown will look great on you. The lighter, yellower shades, like honey or caramel, will look better on warm skin tones. Finally, never pick a hair...