Hair by Type and Season

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Warm Spring

GLORIOUS SPRING — (Spring – Autumn, aka Warm Spring) red to light blonde red or yellow blonde, with freckled skin.  Hair has glassy quality.  Skin tone has yellow undertone.  Eyes may be blue, aqua, turquoise, golden green, yellow brown or hazel.  Eyes may contain orange or wine. (Skin around the eyes will be yellow in Springs).  [spring-autumn personality description]
Warm Spring: you can do golden blonde highlights
You can add golden blonde highlights, possibly light coppery red.  Avoid adding auburn or color darker than your natural level.


Light Spring

PASTEL SPRING — (Spring mixed with Summer, aka Light Spring) Hair coloring: light brown or ash blonde hair, platinum, honey blonde or taupe, or salt and pepper grey.  Eyes are blue, green or hazel, grey or brown with a wide band around rim of iris.  Skin tone is often light pink peach, or may have a slight green cast. (Skin around the eyes will be yellow in Springs).  [spring-summer personality description]
Light Spring: you can do subtle highlights in golden blonde,
caramel or strawberry blonde



Vital Spring

STRIKING SPRING — (Spring – Winter, aka Vital/Bright/Clear Spring) medium to dark brunette, root beer brown, black (with warm tones), also blonde or platinum, or silver, gray or white hair. Skin tone is porcelain to dark olive but with yellow or clear pink under base.  Angular, oval or oblong face shape.  Eyes are usually brown, possibly with a yellow marking, may also be shining golden brown or blue with rays or spokes, or yellow marking around starburst, or open space in nerve wreath. (Skin around the eyes will be yellow in Springs).  [spring-winter personality description]

With secondary Winter, this season needs saturated hair color.

Dark haired Vital Spring: avoid light highlights,
try a brunette gloss instead

Brunette Gloss

Courtesy (5)
Shop it (from left): Oscar Blandi Vivid Clear Shine Glaze, $28; PRAVANA Nevo Color Enhancer Treatment, $19; Ulta Ultimate Shine Luminous Clear Glaze, $10; John Frieda Luminous Color Glaze Clear Shine, $10; Pureology Colour Stylist Lustrous Volumizer Bodifying Glazer Shine Glaze, $24;


Disclaimer: I am not a professional hair dresser. I am a seasonal color analysis, fashion and personality blogger.