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Thanks to a certain coffee retailer, pumpkin spice has attained almost mythical status as a drink, as a scent, as a color, even as an abstract ideal of the fall season.  If you are not pumpkin’d out yet, you can put the trend on top of you head!  Pumpkin spice hair colors feature warm butternut tones with hints of cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg. Just like the blend of Thanksgiving seasonings, this color is a perfect balance, bright but natural, neither strawberry nor auburn. Neutral makeup looks beautiful with this sultry shade, especially if you have a contrasting eye color. Click through the style notes for tips on achieving luscious pumpkin.  Click for StyleNotes →

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Opal, sombre, pumpkin spice—these are only some of the color terms that I’ve seen appear this year and the list can go on and on. Frankly it’s a bit redundant and even confusing, because one person’s cinnamon is another’s burnt umber. So does having a vast color vocabulary really help you or hurt you when communicating with your colorist? I asked Ali, my colorist at ARROJO, to get the details. Here’s what I learned. . .  –– Michelle Rotbart Click for StyleNotes →

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Red alert! Pumpkin spice hair is a thing! The eye-catching trend has already hit mass, dominating Trader Joe’s merchandizing , cereal boxes, even water bottles. In the beauty space the hue has become a pretty and popular hair color choice; it is an artful and individual way to celebrate autumn, especially if you’re feeling the sexy redhead vibe. Though marketers like us to think they invented the piquant punch of pumpkin, the shade was in salons long before we were sipping the coffee shop tipple: We’ve been writing about this trend for a few seasons; find further reading, formulas, and some inspirational examples of the color, in the notes. –– Michelle Rotbart

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It’s that time of year when pumpkin spice is literally exploding from everywhere. Of course, I am a huge fan. I just bought a plug in home air freshener that is pumpkin spice so my whole house can have the intoxicating aroma for the next thirty days. So why not add one more pumpkin treat to the mix and bring it to your hair care? Click the notes for a yummy pumpkin mask. –– Kelly Rowe

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