Brunette is Beautiful: 10 Top Trends To Try

Brunette is Beautiful: 10 Top Trends To Try

Say what you want about blondes having more fun, but brunettes turn heads in a major way! Brown hair colour is fast becoming a staple in the hair world with its easy maintenance and rich tones that really bring out features. With so many browns to choose from, how do you make sure you pick the best one for you? Renew breaks down the top ten trends in brown hair colour. Come to the dark side. Rich tones bring out light eyes and that’s a fact. Mocha’s and auburns are best if you’re looking to maximise your assets. Show me the honey! Pair a warm shade of brown with honey highlights for a bit of oomph! Long live layers! Create texture and a bit of romance with long gorgeous layers. Mix it up with highlights to give more depth to your colour. Bring out the bangs! Fringes are hot right now and look great on brunettes! Accessorise. Gold hair accessories bring out the lush warmth of brown hair. Try a fish plait and pair it with a metallic hairband. Smile and wave. Natural waves and a side-parting make for a flirty look, especially when you throw a pair of red lips into the mix. In the red… A slight reddish undertone is great for paler skins, especially when paired with a port or dark red lipstick. Ombre-obsessed! We just can’t get over the ombre. When it’s done well it’s out of this world, but when it’s bad… It’s horrific. Go for golden ends that are two or three shades lighter than your base colour. (Not 50 shades. We’ll leave...
Black Hair Colour Is The Favourite This Season

Black Hair Colour Is The Favourite This Season

Katy Perry and the Kardashian’s are making a statement and rocking their sultry, sexy black hair this season! With Renew’s Natural Black Hair Colour, you too can get the look. Black hair has a special appeal and it is most definitely an attention grabber. It’s magical and mysterious and constructs an image of power and strength. Black hair colour can be especially striking on a paler skin, but this by no means excludes darker complexions. Here are a few simple tips and tricks to remember when dying your hair black. If you have a fair complexion you should always carry a deep-red lipstick and rouge to enhance your gorgeous black locks. If your hair is on the thin side, be cautious when dying it black. Your scalp may become visible underneath and this could contrast too much, detracting from your appearance. Once your hair is dyed, it is important that your black locks are always shiny and in excellent condition. To maintain this sleek look, invest in some Macadamia oil to give your hair that deep lustre. A particularly useful tip when colouring your hair at home is to apply a rich skin cream to your forehead, temples and ears. This will prevent the dye from staining your face, should any spots make it onto your skin. Don’t be shy to follow Katy Perry and the Kardashian’s black hair colour this season! It’s an exciting change and it may just be the head turning, sexy look you’ve been searching for!   Grab your box of Renew Natural Black and begin your...
How To Colour Hair At Home

How To Colour Hair At Home

Ivanka Trump once said that having gorgeous hair is the best revenge. And boy was she right about that! On a good hair day, we feel invincible, like we can take on the world! When a bad hair day strikes, we tend to want to hide and not let anyone see our face (and hair!). I’m sharing a few simple How-Tos which will hopefully give you more good hair days this winter than bad! How To Hide A BHD We all dread the monster that is BHD (Bad Hair Day). It comes seemingly out of nowhere. Everything seemed fine last night. Not a hair out of place! And then next thing you know, you wake up, and your hair is a huge mess. When I’m having a BHD I like to use this simple hairstyle, that takes 5 minutes to do, and looks great at any occasion! The Bubble Pony Tail is an amazing way to hide a bad hair day! You could also try this Dutch Side Plait, which looks great on a night out. How To Keep Your Locks Shiny For Less Winter has a few of us pinching our pennies (because all of our money goes towards hot soups and socks obviously), and I love using this quick hair mask that I make myself using ingredients from my fridge! Do It Yourself Hair Mask It’s so easy, and leaves your hair feeling shiny and rejuvenated. Mix; one egg, two tablespoons of olive oil, a glass of milk and half a squeezed lemon. Then apply to your hair after shampooing. The protein from the egg and the...
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...