that does that quite literally, thanks to the delicately blended, glossy shade that looks warm and reflective when lit by cosy, low-level lamps, glitzy Christmas tree lights, and the odd flickering flame—we're talking fireside drinks and candlelit dinners.
The color even pulls its own weight against the rather drab sunlight that's fighting its way through the grey winter weather at the moment, thanks to a halo of soft highlights and tactical face-framing placement that add a healthy glow to complexions.“Being a brunette doesn’t mean you should have one all over flat color,” insists pro London hair colorist, , adding "naturally when we look back at our hair when we were kids, we have so many different tones in our hair, so why not recreate that?" Candlelit brunette does exactly this, but with a shimmering seasonal twist that makes it perfect for winter.
Ultra-fine babylights (finer sections of highlights that give a more natural effect) are added to hair to help lift and illuminate the surrounding natural color and make it look like it's bathed in soft-focus candlelight. “Brunettes shouldn’t have any thick artificial colored stripes in it if you ask me,” says Gemma. “It should look subtle, with a very pretty glisten.
That’s why candlelit brunette works deliciously. It’s natural, classy and has that look that you instantly think ‘gosh her hair looks so so good.’”As for what to ask for at your salon, “Ask for that are only one or two shades lighter than your natural hair color,” Gemma says. “Therefore there won't be too much contrast.Read more on glamour.com