Searches for This Unexpected Hair Colour Combination Are Up 216% on Pinterest
There may be a bunch of hair colour trends every season, but there are only a select few that work on everyone. Which means normally you have to do some research before booking an appointment and jumping into the colouring process. That often involves analysing your skin tone (even your eye colour, according to some colorists) to ensure you’ll like the end result.
While there are a few standard guidelines to follow, most of this is left up to you and your colourist to decide. There is, however, one specific hair colour that seems to look universally incredible—which is probably why it's currently trending on Pinterest in a big way. Keep scrolling to see Pinterest's favourite hair colour.
The mystery hair colour is ashy, icy blonde. This shade is on the cooler end of the hair color spectrum, with little to no golden tones involved. Ashy blond hair can range from a cool bronde color all the way to bright platinum, as demonstrated here by Rita Ora.
As for the preferred style for ashy blonde hair, Pinterest searches for elevated ponytails are up 110% year over year. More specifically, scrunchie hairstyles are up 601%. To us, that's clear proof that scrunchies won't be going out of style anytime soon. In fact, '90s style in general won't be going out of style anytime soon.
If you're afraid that an ashy blonde colour (dark roots or not) will wash out your fair skin, you shouldn't be. Supermodel Soo Joo has been sporting the look for some time now. She proves that it creates a cool ultra-modern "aliengelic" vibe on fair-skinned people
If you're dying to partake in this trend, but you're a little hesitant to go full white-gray, we suggest taking a cue from Ciara. The singer's dark roots grow out into ash-blonde lengths in a more approachable way.
Keep scrolling to see a few of our favourite hair products for both styling and maintaining Pinterest's favourite hair colour.