Coloring techniques for medium hairstyles are important to have the best hair color. Most women with short hair look great in uniform color. But if you have medium to long hair, you can opt for highlights, particularly around the face. It is best to consult a professional hairstylist to give you the right advice and look.
With medium or long hair, it is difficult to maintain overall coloring as it requires touching up every week. The biggest advantage with highlights is that they tend to last for up to 3 to 4 months and look extremely trendy.
There are four types of highlights:
If you plan on highlighting your tresses at home, you can always do it with the help of a home color kit.
Remember, the color of your hair can make a world of difference to the way you look and feel. A great color can instantly boost your self-esteem and confidence and enable you to look like a fashion icon in just a few minutes, whereas a poor color choice can spoil your looks and make you want to hide in a dark corner.
Characteristics of Permanent Hair Color:
- All permanent colors comprise of a developer or oxidizing agent as well as an alkalizing product.
- They act by lifting the cuticle of the hair in order to deposit color.
- They are responsible for tinting the hair resulting in hair lightening.
Why Use Permanent Hair Color?
Permanent hair color is an ideal choice for covering and grays and has an oxidative effect that uses ammonia and hydrogen peroxide to lift and deposit new color on to the hair shaft. This enables the color to penetrate deeper into the cuticle and gives great coverage.
High lighters, as well as bleaches, fall under the category of permanent color as they use both ammonia and hydrogen peroxide to decolorize the hair. They lift the cuticle layer and penetrate deep into the shaft and are great hair lightening agents.