Black Hairstyles: Color Me Pretty

Vibrant reds, rich browns, luscious blacks and golden locks can brighten up any hairstyle.
ESSENCE.COM Aug, 27, 2008

1 of 10 Eric Fischer

If you weren’t born a natural redhead, why not dye rich with a bold vibrant red? Maintain hair color with a nourishing shampoo and conditioner such as John Frieda Radiant Red Color Captivating Daily Shampoo and John Frieda Color Magnifying Daily Conditioner to enhance color intensity.

2 of 10 Fernando Milani

Brighten up your locks with a blend of rich reds against a darker hue. To keep color vibrant, use Kérastase Chroma Protect Protective Polishing Cream to enhance color.

3 of 10 Eric Fischer

Want extreme color? Why not try a striking, bold look like platinum blond. To keep your tresses healthy, apply Organic Root Stimulator Olive Oil Replenishing Pak once a week to avoid over drying.

4 of 10 Berry Behrendt

To get lustrous, sleek strands of black, use a semi-permanent hair color such as Dark & Lovely Reviving Semi-Permanent Hair Color in radiant black.

5 of 10 Eric Fischer

Looking for chic subtle color to lighten up your do? Try rich hues of browns from chestnut to ginger. To maintain the vibrant shade of brown, use John Frieda Shine Release Moisturizing Shampoo with Light Enhancers to restore richness.

6 of 10 Eric Fischer

Make a statement with smoldering hues of deep, warm colors like reds and dark browns. Streak those honey strands with lowlights of a darker color to add dimension. Color at home with Dark & Lovely Fade-Resistant Rich Conditioning Color in Soft Amber.

7 of 10 Michael Williams

If you want to get a bold violet hue but are not quite ready to commit; try using a temporary hair color by Clairol Jazzing Sheer Hair color.

8 of 10 Michael Williams

Look glamorous and chic with soft, honey highlights. To maintain and heighten this honey hue, add luster and shine with Motions Oil Moisturizer Extra Conditioning Sheen Spray.

9 of 10 Eric Fischer

Mix multiple colors with piecey layers to get extreme high drama and sassy sophistication. To maintain these colorful colossal of strands, use The Jane Carter Solution Nourish & Shine on colored ends to keep moisturized.

10 of 10 Fernando Milani

For this inspiring look, opt for subtle variations of chestnut brown with a mixture of rich auburn for a natural look. Dab on Aveda Light Elements Smoothing Fluid to make strands shine.


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