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Hair colours to experiment with this summer

Hair colours to experiment with this summer
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The days get longer, the sun shines brighter, things seem to get easier. Summer is the perfect time to let your hair down a dabble in something new. In keeping with the most laid-back season, why not try out a new hair colour, the one you've always dreamed of? Don't worry about commitment with your summer fling, just use semi-permanent hair colours that will fade as the nights start to draw in.

Here's our hotlist of the most sizzling shades this summer, from new and trending to cult classics.

Mermaid blue



Live your mermaid fantasy with the SHRINE Drop It Hair Colourant in blue. The temporary shade is vibrant and the surprisingly small bottle lasts for up to 30 applications.

Perfect for summer, this dramatic hair colour will compliment your lightened wardrobe, taking any look to the next level.

Both vegan and cruelty-free, the dye is housed in reduced plastic packaging for a smaller environmental footprint. To make things even easier, this semi-permanent hair dye simply mixes in with your conditioner, making it effortless to try a whole new look.

Vibrant rouge



Channel Prince's fearless spirit with the Fudge Paintbox semi-permanent dye in the shade Raspberry Beret. More than just a dye, this formula is enhanced with hair-loving ingredients. Infused with bond-building Keratin and moisturising agents, the formula graces the hair with a splash of colour, leaving it smooth and shiny, rather than frazzled. Conditioning the hair while lifting the colour, this ammonia and peroxide free formula gives you all the fun of a new colour without any of the damage.

Pastel pink


Moroccanoil's Color Depositing Mask provides all the benefits of a rejuvenating hair mask, while delivering temporary colour. When it comes to summer hair colours, we'd have to pick the pasted pink shade, it's the most iconic and seems to capture the freedom of the season.

The brand's signature Morrocanoil nourishes and softens hair, leaving the tresses with a natural shine. Although it can be used to try a new colour, the mask can also add depth to your natural shade, or help to conceal regrowth between salon appointments. What's more, it can also be used to keep your blonde hair ashy rather than brassy, helping to eliminate yellow tones.

With a selection of shades to choose from, this care-free formula lets you change your hair colour like the wind - without any of the usual consequences! As if that wasn't enough, the formula is housed in recycled material, helping to combat plastic waste.

Platinium blonde



Do really blondes have more fun? There's only one way to find out!

Experiment with this natural-looking colour using the Wella Professionals Color Fresh Semi-Permanent Colour. Whether you want to have a blonde moment, or you're looking to freshen up your shade between salon visits, this semi-permanent treatment is solid gold.

Lasting for up to 10 shampoos, this colour also provides great grey coverage, while gracing the tresses with gloss and shine. Ideal for first time dyers, the instructions are easy to follow and the dye only needs 5-20 minutes to develop.


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