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Carrot-top is not usually a compliment. The flat vivid orange associated with the vegetable is not a desirable shade for your strands. But this darker, blacked hue, reminiscent of the caramelized sugars produced by slow roasting, is something else entirely. This color has a copper heart, but it’s glazed with charcoal and burgundy for a complex, luxuriant tone. Get the formula and tips on application in the style notes. –– Laura Martin

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Warm and earthy, natural umber is on one the oldest pigments used by man. It was a favorite hue of classic chiaroscuro painters Caravaggio and Rembrandt. The shade is soft, rich and layered. It contains a mix of gold, red and charcoal hues that makes an unusual yet understated brown. Click the notes for the professional formulation. –– Laura Martin

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