Cool-toned hair colours for winter

Now that it’s winter the cooler air and temperatures may inspire some cooler hair tones. While we love warm, fiery hair colours, when it comes to winter hair trends, cool-toned shades standout.

Often these shades look way better on us in winter than any other time. This is because with less regular sunlight, our winter complexions tend to change slightly — often complementing a cooler-toned shade of hair.

There are a number of cool-toned colours that you can choose from, so we’ve pulled out a few of the most popular choices (that can even be customised). Check them out below.


Cool Bronze

Cool-toned hair colours: Bronze
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If you’re not big on very ‘icy’ inspired colours, then this cool bronze tone is perfect for you. It has a rich undertone, but instead of being a bright gold colour it’s toned down with hints of grey to create a subtle cool-tone bronze.

To give this metallic-inspired look an extra healthy shine, prep your hair with the Dove Nutritive Solutions Intensive Repair Shampoo & Conditioner for deep nourishment.


Icy Blonde with Dark Roots

Icy Blonde with Dark Roots
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If you’re torn between staying more neutral and trying something darker, why not try both? This colour combo allows the length of your hair to stay one colour, and the roots to have another pop of colour. An icy blonde-tone is the perfect winter nude shade, and paired with dark roots can create a unique winter hair colour.


Shadow Blue

Cool toned hair colour: Shadow blue hair

During the colder months, people often tend to lean towards darker hair tones. Which we’re all for, but why not make it a standout dark tone. This shadow blue is a cool-toned hair colour that’s fun and suits so many skin tones.

Don’t forget to keep your hair well hydrated after your colour treatment. Using the Shea Moisture Manuka Honey & Mafura Oil Intensive Hydration Treatment Mask will restore moisture and is free-from sulphates, and phthalates.



Woman with short mauve hair
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When we hear pastels we often think spring, but this dusty mauve shade is actually the perfect cool-toned pastel for winter. The grey undertones make this pink shade appear more soft and subtle. Giving you a cute pop of colour, whilst still fitting in with the season.


Ash Brown Highlights

Cool-toned hair colours: Woman with ash brown highlights
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For a more classic cool-toned hair colour, brown is your go-to. But not just any browns, ash brown is the sweet spot between cool and comfort. And when used to highlight your hair, they make the most versatile colour. You can add more, or less highlights, depending on how much of the shade you want.

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To make these highlights glow even more, apply a small amount of the TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Oil throughout the length of your hair.



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