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The 7 Fall 2020 Hair Color Trends You Need to Know

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We love summery sun-kissed highlights and ice-cold blondes, but summer doesn’t necessarily have a lock on the best hair colors. We’ve also got a serious soft spot for fall hair colors, when shades get richer, warmer, deeper...dare we say, yummier? With hair color shades like warm espresso and cinnamon spice balayage on the menu, we’re already craving a change of seasons and looking forward to autumn. Pull on your coziest sweater and slippers and join us as we dig into 7 fall 2020 hair color trends that are downright delicious.


Mulled Wine

The wine hair color trend, a fall classic, is happily still going strong in 2020—and mulled wine is still one of our favorite warm hair colors for fall. We love Zendaya’s deep red bordeaux with just a hint of berry and warm auburn tones. You can go full tilt with permanent hair color here, or you can apply a semi-permanent gloss for a plum-toned shine. Either way, cheers to this fall favorite—mulled wine hair.



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Warm Espresso

You’d order a tall iced coffee in the summer, but a hot espresso drink in the fall, are we right? Warm hair colors will continue to be a huge fall trend in 2020—think of espresso hair color as your way to cozy up to a deep brown shade. It’s an autumnal spin-off of cool coffee brown, if you will. Raise a glass to Shay Mitchell’s gorgeous dark hue. We also love how her deep side part brings the drama.



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Caramel Highlights

Chrissy Teigen isn’t just the queen of Twitter, she’s the undisputed queen of caramel bronze, brown-blonde highlights. This multi-dimensional, buttery caramel shade couldn’t be easier to pull off, and we love how natural it looks while you’re growing it out. It’s also as on-trend in October as it is in June. Basically, you can’t go wrong with this sweet look. Check out our at-home balayage highlighting kits.



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File under new fall hair color trends: it’s brack, baby. Okay sure, you’ve heard of bronde, but brack is officially the new bronde...almost black, with just the slightest hint of brunette warmth. We love how sleek and shiny Charlize Theron’s chic brack bob looks with a red lip. Please do try this look at home with our darkest brown black shade, Positano Black 3NNA.


Cinnamon Spice Balayage

Thank Beyoncé, cinnamon balayage is still a major trend for fall 2020. Naturally-blended, well-placed warmer, spicier strands will help make your skin look glowing, even if you’re stuck indoors. Even better? This trend is as low maintenance as it gets, with a forgiving grow out and intentionally lived in look. Plus, it flatters all hair colors, from chestnut brown to caramel, honey, russet or espresso. When has adding a little cinnamon flavor ever been a bad thing?



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Neon Red

It’s 2020, we’re all bored at home, it might be time to take a page out of Dua Lipa’s book and brighten up your year with some hot red roots. This electric strawberry look is the shake-up your summer hair rut is crying out for. If not now, when? We love this rich red shade.


Rooty Blonde

To no one’s surprise, roots are more on-trend than ever in 2020, and we’re still singing the praises of any hair color trend that’s low maintenance. Rooty blonde is simply blonde with darker roots, i.e. less time spent on keeping up with your roots. Now this is a trend we can all get behind. The darker roots are the perfect way to effortlessly transition from summer to fall, and give blonde locks gorgeous depth and dimension. Hailey Bieber shows us how it’s done. 

And there you have it, all our favorite new fall hair color trends. Which fall trend would you try? We’re all ears in the comments.

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