Naturalistas are often hesitant to alter their hair color for fear that the processing will ruin their curl pattern or leave tresses dry, brittle and/or damaged. Your hair journey doesn’t have to end that way! While there are several factors that go into successfully coloring hair, like picking the proper stylist and treating regularly, choosing safe at-home color options is also an option! When deciding on what hue to rock, get inspired by your favorite celebrities rocking the same style. See some of the Internet’s favorite go-tos below:
Nutmeg brown is an easy enough color to achieve without much time or effort. And it's perfect for those who are in a conservative work environment.
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Plums and purples are often safe color options for natural hair because you don’t necessarily have to “lift” the hair to achieve the look.
Naturalistas everywhere are going red, and for good reason!
Some color enthusiasts prefer “off-black” hair dyes since the color won’t appear too harsh, but still create curl cohesiveness and sheen when moisturized.
Cool hues of blue can give you a dynamic, eccentric look and may end up being more practical you think.