Have you ever noticed that some people look sometimes thin and sometimes fat. This isn’t related to their weight changes, but to the change of the color of their hair.
Color combinations have proven to have a slimming effect in your face such as the clothes to your body. For example, darker colors makes you look thinner, while brighter clothes can make you look wider.
As hairstyles change the shape of your face, so do colors can slim your face.
Putting focus on the face, hair color gives a perception whether you look slim or wide. The darker colors tend to slim down, while the lighter tones appear wider. A single unified hair color is one option. Other options include highlights that can also help and last for at least three months.
-Shading: If you have a round face and you’re blonde, and if you apply shades to your hair, the lighter shades focus will be emphasized.
-Highlights: Color is separated, the strands are either light or dark to have contrast. This technique is really suitable for those who have round face and want to reach slim effect.
For Blondes Only
Blonde hair conveys a wider effect, so if you have pale skin tone or rather pinkish, then blue eyes is a bit odd if you change into brunette. Experts recommend not choosing a hair color that will contradicts with your natural complexion, so better ask for better shades or other options.
-Facial frame: Another technique use is facial framing where the highlights are focused on the lower portion of your hair from the ears down. This helps to mask the width.
-Strategic lights: Use lighter highlights at the top and darker shades at the bottom of your head.
-Lowlights: Also like highlights using foil or balayage which best suits chubby or round faces. It is also applicable for blondes by applying a darker blonde or ash tone for depthness. Then the darker shade will be applied on certain strands, and it will make the face slimmer.
If you are trying to find the perfect shades of color for your hair, ask someone who is an expert in both hair cut and hair color. Professional hairdressers attend training and advanced classes to be able to identify and give the right hair color that suits you, as well as lighten or make your face appear slimmer.