When you think about summer hair colour, the impulse is to go bleached blonde. However, this June and July, the heatwave is ushering in a refreshing colour trend that’s quite the opposite of the ubiquitous yellowed tone: dark, glossy, and super chic.
Supermodel Bella Hadid is one of the early adopters of what her colourist, Jenna Perry, is calling this summer’s “mocha chocolate” dye job. Similar to a coffee or cold-brew colour, the tone is a dark, rich, pigmented brunette that has the most subtle brown highlight kissing the ends.
To better understand the visual, scroll though the gallery of “mocha chocolate” inspiration to bring to your next colour appointment.
Long mocha-chocolate waves are the hair-colour equivalent of your small tortoiseshell-frame sunglasses: classic and trendy at the same time.
Like Hadid, actress Karrueche Tran styles her long mocha-chocolate hair with a sharp middle part and beachy waves.
NYC-based colourist Olivia Casanova shows how taking natural brunette hair a single shade darker instantly makes the colour more intense.
Mocha chocolate is not jet black. Here, colourist Romeu Felipe shows a dark, dimensional brown that infuses a golden-brown highlight for a slightly warmer result.
L.A.-based colourist and curl expert Alex Mouneu shows how the mocha brown is a natural complement to bouncy ringlet curls.
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