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Hair tone

(7 Posts)
ginorwine Tue 12-Jan-16 07:48:34

I have quite pale skin which has only just started to tan in my early 50s on my face and arms but the rest of me is milk white .
I have strong blue eyes and dark blond / pale brown eyelashes and blonde brows which I dye .
Make up consultants struggle to say if I am warm or cool clouring .
Bobbi brown say definitely cool and but brown eyeliner and a coral lip to show me what wArm wd look like and I looked as if my face was muddy .
So I go to the hairdressers for colour full head as now salt and pepper .
As child I was white blond till I was 6 , then gold , then dark blonde - pale brown .
The hairdresser says I'm cool tone and if people are cool tone they need a warm colour hair shades to warm them up .is this correct ?
I once had ash blonde and was stopped in the street to ask what was wrong as I looked ill . But I yearn for posh blonde highlights !! My current colour is Celtic copper which is a 743 base with lighter copper in it achieved by highlights washed over with cooper .at 52 I'm feeling a bit silly as a sort of red head which i have looked good I think for many years and it does suit my skin tone , but cannot now mimic a natural redhead as they have their own lovely faded red which a bottle cannot match !!
Help if possible wd be approciated !!
I mean I like the red but I'm not sure I can get away with it anymore and am looking for alternative ideas please ! A paler copper ? Eek ! Don't know !!!

MoBro Mon 18-Jan-16 00:13:17

There's a lovely Schwarzkopf shade of 7.17. Which would be great, it's the same depth as you use but a kind of metallic copper. So a pale, slightly ashy coppe. I'll assume from the shade you posted, your stylist doesn't use Schwarzkopf but the shade could be created with a level 7 lilac(1 in schwarz) and adding some copper tone as the secondary tone. You should google 7.17 igora Royal and ask hairdresser to recreate

ginorwine Tue 19-Jan-16 23:00:43

Thank you !!! That sounds lovely !

ginorwine Fri 22-Jan-16 10:12:17

Mo bro
I found a local hair dresser who uses those colours
She said she doesn't have that shade but will contact the rep so thanks !
She asked me to check if this is a current shade ?

MoBro Fri 22-Jan-16 14:06:26

Yes, it came out late last year and is part of the Metallics range in their permanent range. I actually used it yesterday on a client, was very nice.

MoBro Fri 22-Jan-16 14:13:24

I should add I mixed the 7.17 with a copper shade as it was too muted for my client who is used to vivid shades.

ginorwine Fri 22-Jan-16 17:04:30

Thanks v much ! You sound like a good hairdresser 👍

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