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Hair Colour | Brown Hair

Tinting Rinses, Intensive Tinting or Coloration for Your Brown Hair

You may be bored with your natural hair color or simply feel like trying a new look. There are many good reasons to color your hair brown. Clearly, in terms of luster and shimmering highlights brown hair color outshines the competing blonde color choice by miles. You are free to select one of three different methods to change the color of your hair, namely a tinting rinse, intensive tinting and coloration. We like to help you select the right method for your hair

Coloration for Your Brown Hair
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Tinting rinse, intensive tinting or coloration: Three methods, one result

Imagine that! Brown hair sparkles with the most light-reflecting color pigments and therefore outshines blond hair shades. Your professional hair stylist is able to help you if you are about to go brunette or like to put some sparkle into your natural hair color. Alternatively, you can simply color your hair yourself.

A tinting rinse is the method of choice for all who just like to check out a new hair color. There will be no heart-stopping surprises and the color will gradually fade out with each wash. Dependent on the intensity of the tinting, the color magic will last up to 15 shampoos. Compared with hair colorings, tinting rinses are gentler on the hair. The color pigments of the tinting rinse only attach to the outsides of the hair to generate a new hair shade and extra luster. The attached color pigments give fine hair some extra volume. As a general rule, tinting rinses can intensify the natural hair color or add some nuances of depth to it. However, tinting rinses cannot lighten your hair. Whoever has brown hair will keep the brown glamour but with new accents within the entire brown spectrum. A blond however, will turn into a brunette after a brown tinting rinse.

After a tinting rinse, the attached color pigments lend fine hair additional volume

As you may have already guessed, as far as effectiveness is concerned intensive tinting ranks between the tinting rinse and a color treatment. Intensive tinting can turn the natural hair color darker by up to three shades. It is also a gentle way to cover gray hair. In principle, intensive tinting works like a color treatment. In the process, the dandruff layer is opened up and the color pigments are transported deeply into the hair. Similar to a tinting rinse, intensive tinting cannot lighten the hair color and washes out after about 24 shampoos. The difference between tinting and intensive tinting rinses is this: If used regularly, intensive tinting will leave the hair slightly darker than is natural. If you use intensive tinting media repeatedly, you should therefore apply the intensive tinting only slightly beyond the new growth of hair. This keeps your hair evenly brown.

Hair coloration is the domain of the confident decision maker. The new hair color will be permanent. Even gray hair can be completely covered. However, every few weeks you have to color the newly grown roots of your hair. The frequency of these touch-ups depends on how fast your hair grows.

Do you want a permanent or a temporary color change? Everybody who decides on a change of hair color should first answer this question. When all is said and done, all three methods will achieve the desired effect. Your hair will shine in a new color.

How to Color Brown Hair

  1. Warm color shades suit your hair particularly well if you have an olive or dark complexion with a hint of yellow or gold. Such color hues are for examples caramel, bronze and chestnut brown. In case your complexion is cool with a hint of blue or pink, then you should select light brown or dark brown hair colors without red or gold hues.
  2. Consistent and proper care for your hair is the best foundation for a hair coloration. The result of a coloration is more dazzling and longer lasting if you start out with healthy hair and a smoothly attached dandruff layer.
  3. Tinting yields a more intense color effect the longer you expose your hair to the coloring lotion. For a more intense color you may decide leaving the color in your hair for a few more minutes or even as long as half an hour.
  4. You will have more fun with your new hair color and retain the color pigments in your hair for a longer time if you change to special hair care for color-treated hair.