The Hunger Games actress traded her chocolate mane for a softer shade, and later added highlights overtop her brunette base. “Going a touch lighter brightens your face and eyes,” says Christophe Robin, the official hair colourist for L’Oréal Paris whose clients include Tilda Swinton and Claudia Schiffer.
FLARE pick: L’Oréal Paris Healthy Look Crème Gloss Color, $12.
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MEDIUM: January Jones
She first toyed with strawberry streaks, then went back to blond, but recently the Mad Men actress embraced a full- on fiery shade. Unfortunately, red dye molecules are small, making them difficult to keep in the hair shaft, which means quick fading. Dodge dull- ness with a colour-preserving shampoo formulated specifically for red hair.
FLARE pick: CAveda Madder Root Shampoo, $38.50.
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From one extreme to the next, the chart-topper isn’t afraid to shake up her look. After drastic dye jobs, pick hair care specifically formulated for chemically treated hair, advises Robin, since regular moisturizing shampoo might not have the right pH (products with alkaline levels can open the cuticle, which leads to colour loss).
FLARE pick: Matrix Biolage Colorcarethérapie Color Care Shampoo, $17, and Conditioner, $18.50. L’Oréal Hair Expertise Color Radiance Precious Oils, $10.
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OFF THE CHARTS: Katy Perry
If it’s bold and bright, there’s a good chance the songstress has sported it. Test drive a temporary shocking shade with washout colour.
FLARE pick: Splat Washables, $9 (Purple Swag shown).
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