Coined “mulled wine” hair (its a similar shade to the drink), this dark-red hue is “having a serious moment.”
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While going darker during the colder months isn’t new, Tiffanie Richards, colorist at Nunzio Saviano Salon in New York, says this is one shade she wouldn’t recommend to the majority of people—specifically because it can make your skin look not-so-stellar.
“The mulled wine hair trend is going to be extremely difficult for most people to pull off. Undertones of wine or purple/blues are really harsh against skin. They bring out the pinkish undertones in your face and accentuate imperfections because it is such a harsh color.”
“Typically, I recommend my girls to stay within the copper tones when it comes to red. These tones are going to bring out a healthy appearance within your skin.”
Besides potentially causing some chaos regarding the way your complexion looks, celebrity colorist Chad Kenyon says that while this trend is a definite statement, it can do some serious damage your hair.