Shadow Roots: The Next Big Hair Trend

Shadow Roots: The Next Big Hair Trend

From unicorn and mermaid hair to taking inspiration from plants and more, the hair colour trends keep on coming. One of our favourites to make an appearance is the shadow roots trend. This unique way to inject colour into your look can be as subtle or as bold as you like, discover some of our top looks here for some hair inspo!

Top Shadow Roots Looks

Shadow roots is the art of colouring your roots to make them the focal point of your hair, rather than the ends. From rainbow creations to colour fades, you can ask a stylist to create them however you want.

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Caring for Coloured Hair

Decided you want to try out shadow roots for yourself? We’d highly recommend going to a professional rather than doing it at home. However, there’s plenty of steps you can take to take care of your hair afterwards to help prolong the time between salon visits…

Use The Right Cleansers

First of all, it’s important to use the right shampoo and conditioner otherwise you can risk premature colour fading. A colour-protecting shampoo and conditioner duo is the best option for keeping tresses both clean, healthy and vibrant. The L’Oréal Professionnel range is a good choice to invest in.

Treatments Are Vital

When hair has been colour treated, it damages the strands, especially if it’s been bleached! Even though that’s unavoidable, there’s a way to help repair the damage and prevent further issues from occurring. Using a treatment such as Olaplex Step 3 once a week and the Moroccanoil Treatment can restore hair shine, strength and elasticity.

Styling Products Are Key

After washing and treating your tresses, the haircare doesn’t stop there. Using the right styling products can have a huge effect on the long term health of your locks. A heat protect spray such as this one from ghd works to shield hair from heat damage which can cause dry hair and split ends. After styling, you should also use a serum to leave a healthy shine and protect hair from humidity.

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I’ve always loved being adventurous with my look by experimenting with hair and bold makeup. Obsessed with the latest trends, I’m always on the lookout for newest in-thing adored by musicians, artists and celebrities alike, from the best long-lasting lipsticks to fresh beauty techniques! You’ll find me enjoying a purple rain cocktail with friends at the local bar.