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If you’ve ever dyed your hair red you know how quickly titian shades fade; it seems like every time you shampoo the color changes. When you’re wearing the deep jewel tones of fall and winter, lightening color can be a big problem, but for spring, softer reds can be really beautiful. The shades shown here feel almost pastel. The lightly sun-bleached quality makes these hues softer, grungy yet ethereal. Learn more about the softer side of red in the style notes. –– Laura Martin

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Pink is usually playful and girly, but this color shows a more sophisticated side of the color. Pantone calls cashmere rose “gentle”, “composed” and “upscale.” It’s a pastel that blends beautifully with cream and beige blondes, giving these shades a bespoke twist. Click the trending o

style notes for the formulas and tips on application. –– Laura Martin

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2015 is projected to be a year of subtlety: soft colors, bespoke details, and deconstructed shapes. This fruit inspired shade is right on trend –– unique and fashionable but understated. Warm brown is perfectly accented by cool mauve undertones. Read on for the formula and tips on application. –– Laura Martin

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