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5 Subtle Hair Color Ideas to Freshen Up Your Look

Are you one of those people who have a Pinterest board full of bright hair color ideas, but never really got to try any of them because they might look too bright or attention-grabbing? Or are you constantly in awe of those people who can rock bold hair colors in public? Do you want to do the same but are still unsure whether you have the courage?

Try one of these subtle hair color ideas that will surely fulfill your desire for a fresh new look without it being too loud and flashy!

1. Peek-A-Boo Hair

Dyeing only the bottom layer of your hair does not only give you the fix you need for your hair color desires, but it also spares you from some hair damage if you leave the top part alone.

It’s also easy to do by yourself but make sure that you’ve done enough research first before you dye your hair by yourself, and try to limit your hair dye DIYs to things like these that won’t require salon-level skills to work with.

It’s also a wonderful idea to do this before you take the full plunge to a full head of the color you want, so you can see whether it suits you or not.

On occasions where a bright hair color won’t be acceptable, you can wear your hair in a low bun to hide the color.

2. Subtle Balayage

Meaning “to sweep” in French, balayage is a freestyle dye technique where your hair is highlighted to look natural and sun-kissed with the gradations that it’s distinct for.

The balayage in the above image is a subtle, partial balayage. It’s a softer form of the technique where the dye is only painted on one part of the hair.

A balayage, in general, is known to be very low-maintenance, requiring minimal touch-ups. Simple, soft and beautiful, these highlights will look amazing showing through your locks.

3. A Single Streak

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Dyeing a single streak of your hair will give you a nice pop of color that’ll brighten up your face!

To make it look more blended with the rest of your hair and to avoid a chunky appearance, you could have the streak dyed right under the top layer of your hair, so it’ll peek through and appear seamless with the rest of your hair.

For a change, try several colors on one streak!

4. Oil Slick Hair

This is for all the dark-haired girls out there!

Oil slick hair is a very beautiful idea if you want a multicolored look without having it look too flashy. It requires a little bleaching to make the colors show through, but it’s definitely worth it because of how pretty it is. It wouldn’t be too noticeable in a low light setting, but once you go under sunshine or bright light, the colors will appear to cascade down your hair
This one is worth a try!

5. (For Naturally Black Hair) Brown Hair Without Bleach

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