HAIR COLOR TRENDS
• happi happi.com May 2016
blondes, with a higher contrast as it gets closer to the root is still
highly sought after and desired especially as the days get warmer.”
Shami agrees that the balayage technique has staying power.
“Foilyage was popular last year but still has a place depend-
ing on the results a stylist is trying to achieve,” explained Shami.
With the right hair color both techniques can provide an excellent
result. Of course, the pastels are still popular as well as variations
The ombré is done; now it is on to the sombré! So says Mary
Pergoda, national promotional director, JF Lazartigue. The som-
bre technique is a softer, gentler variant on the ombre; dark roots
are less harsh and color variants are more seamless.
“You can see the look on celebrities such as Rihanna and
Drew Barrymore,” explained Pergoda.
What happens in Hollywood never remains in Hollywood, so
whatever the celebs are wearing in LA, you can bet that, sooner
or later, the look will show up in IA, too. Right now, for example,
“rainbow” bangs are being worn by the likes of Keke Palmer and
other starlets, advised Pergoda. It won’t be too long then, before
rainbows start cropping up in Corn City.
“Rainbow bangs are it for Spring,” insisted Pergoda. “They’re
easy to do and bangs grow out quickly.”
Seferian told Happi that Vivids
colors in the bangs allow the adven-
turer to stick their toe in the Vivids
pool but not fully dive-in quite yet.
“As bangs accentuate the face,
the Vivids color chosen for the bangs
really adds some life and fun to any
hair color and haircut,” she added.
At the same time, demand for
babylights continues to grow. These
delicate highlights are designed to
mimic the subtle, dimensional hair
color seen on children’s hair. And
because the color is so subtle, as hair
grows out, there is no heavy line of
demarcation, making for a low-main-
Need more proof that babylights will be big during beach season? When Joico’s celebrity hair colorist Denis de Souza created
how-to-videos for Babylights and Sombré looks created with
Joico DuoLights, the spots had more than 300,000 views and
adding more every day, according to Guillermo A. Güereque, PR
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