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Burnished hues reflect lots of light, giving strands a luxurious luster. Golden blondes come in a wide array that ranges from white-gold to rose-gold. If you’d like your blonde to be shiner, brighter, and more polished, look no further. Click the notes to learn more about incorporating a golden hue into your look. ––  Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →

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Out of all the pastel shades, green probably feels the scariest, especially for blondes who have experienced the accidental jade of an   pool. But the right shade of verdigris can be pretty and very flattering.This zesty color reminds me of freshly squeezed lime juice. Green neutralizes pink tones in the skin and looks gorgeous against fair complexions. Click the notes for application tips and the professional formulation. ––  Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →

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I grew up in the nineties and I still have a soft spot for grunge, which probably explains why I’m a sucker for olive, moss, dusky rose, and all the other muted, muddy shades that were cool then. And while Kelly green isn’t really a color that looks good on anyone, this deep mossy hue is actually quite flattering. You get all the edge of wearing a crayon box shade without the limitations on clothing and makeup. Plus, less vivd hues tend to last longer. This plush shade reminds of both moss and crushed velvet. Get the formula and tips on application in the notes. ––  Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →

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In January of last year I predicted the softening of bright shades from neon to grungy brights. This year I expect we’ll continue to see pastel and other fashion hues, but instead of single-color looks or rainbow effects, I think we’ll start seeing monochrome dimension. This look, spotted on the runway at Lanvin, features a blend of peach, rose gold, and soft coral, for a vibrant effect that’s dimensional and layered. The combination of colors lends a lived-in feeling and accentuates the disheveled and piece-y texture in the cut. Get the formulas and tips on application in the style notes. –– Laura Martin

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