Red Wine Hair Is The Color You Need To Get You Through The Winter Months

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Well, the the holidays are officially over (FINALLY), so it’s time to get back to real life. Which probably means you’ll be putting everything back in order for the next couple of weeks. What is it about the holidays that makes us completely lose track of our lives? Houses are filthy, laundry has reached epidemic levels, and we’ve all put our self-care on the back burner in favor of non-stop mimosas and cookies. But New Year, New You, right? So let’s take some time to focus on us right now. The new year is the perfect chance to make those changes you’ve been meaning to make, starting with your hair. The newest hair trend is called red wine hair, and let us just say, this is gorgeous. Rich and dark and perfect for winter.

Red wine hair is the color we all want. It really takes our love for wine to new levels.

This luscious, rich color looks just like mulled wine, and it’s just what we needed to give ourselves a little boost until it’s warm enough to go outside again. Hair color during the winter can be tricky. You want something that’s going to stay vibrant and bright, and not get all dull and brassy. And this deep red does the trick perfectly. It’s flattering, multi-dimensional, and speaks to our cold, black hearts.

The best part is that red wine hair is easy to pull off, no matter what your complexion or current hair color may be.

You can totally customize your shade to suit your complexion. Rachel Bodt is a New York City–based colorist. She told Allure, “What’s more, you can definitely customize it to suit your skin tone — a brighter berry tone flatters fairer people, while a dark merlot looks great on tan and deep complexions.” See, as much as love following along with hair trends, we know damn well what will and won’t work with our complexion. So finding a color that can be customized to make us look our absolute best is always a good thing.

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It can be a pretty big change if you’re going from a lighter color or something without much dimension. But playing around with your hair color can be fun! It’s just hair – you can always change it up again when the sun finally comes back out. For now, red wine hair may just be the boost you needed to get your butt in gear after the holidays. Maybe bring your favorite bottle of red to the salon for inspiration (and drink it while the color processes, of course).