All Hair Colour Advice

Browse our collection of hair colour advice articles created in partnership with our salon professionals.

Welcome to our Hair Colour Advice page. Here you’ll find everything you need to know about colouring your hair, whether it’s for the first time or you’ve been having it done for years.

How do you know what hair colour will suit you? It’s all a question of skin tone, style and personal preference. How can you prevent your coloured hair from turning brassy? Follow our hair guides to protecting your colour. What’s the real difference between ombré and balayage? Learn all about the variety of hair colouring techniques and effects, so that you can confidently explain to your hair colourist exactly what you want from your new look.

Be inspired to try a bold shade, learn about subtly covering greys, or simply give your current hair colour an instant boost with a few highlights, lowlights, or perhaps even a toning service. Plus, you’ll also find our expert explanations and advice when it comes to the latest hair colour trends, from denim to bronde, pastelage, foilyage and more!

Guide to blonde hair shades

What do the numbers in hair colour mean

Balayage for Brunettes

Natural Hair Dye and Remedies

The Expert Guide to Henna Hair Dye

Herbal Hair Colour Explained

Should you switch to ammonia free hair colour

Hair Glossing 101

First time colour

Ash blonde vs brunette

How does henna hair dye work

Best hair care for blonde hair

Best brunette hair colour shades

How long does balayage last?

What is CC hair cream?

What is Ombre hair?

What is Pastelage?

Grey hair toner

What is Foilyage?

Hair Detox

Best hair colour for blonde hair

Denim for Hair

Best hair colour for brown hair

Best hair colour for red hair

How to choose a hair colour

How to dye your hair

How to keep your cool, natural-looking hair

Best hair care for coloured hair

What is hair contouring

What is bronde hair

What are highlights and lowlights

What is balayage

All you need to know about dip dye

How can I prevent brassy hair colour

How to get the perfect ombre hair

All you need to know about hair toner

Reach your hair goals with Smartbond

Hair Bronzing

Hair Glow Vs Hair Gloss