This year has inspired a large-scale hair makeover for countless women. For many of us, this is the first time we’ve been tasked with taking care of our hair so independently without regular visits to our loyal hairdressers. For black women in particular, that means knowing all about our natural textures and removing many of the stigma associated with our curls and coils. Not to mention, many of us have officially embraced hair masking as a new hobby.
But now that we’ve had a few months of hair reset, now’s a good time to make a change. If this is where you are at now, you might be considering a new hair color to set the tone for your Q4 vibe. “One of the misconceptions I’ve found with black and brunette women is that they can’t wear lighter colors in winter,” says Larry Sims, hairstylist and co-founder of Flawless by Gabrielle Union. “We reprogram these misconceptions and learn to be free.”
So what are you saying Ready to explore new color options? Ahead, check out 11 of the best hair colors for dark skin tones according to the pros who know best. And don’t worry, we’ve also featured all of the best products to keep your new color vibrant all season long.