Dark Chocolate Caramel
The color: Dark Chocolate Caramel
Description: Sergio Delgado, senior stylist at Devachan LA, describes this as "a rich dark brown silhouette with slightly lighter golden-brown ends." He went on, "This is a great look for our wavy and more loose-textured curly girls. Having the two-tone depth shows off more movement in the heavier wavy curls. This also keeps a brunette feeling dark but gives her a warm pop of color." Sofia Vergara illustrates the wavy texture and chocolate-bar color perfectly.
Who it works for: "This color choice can work for both fair skin and darker features, giving a very natural look," he said. "It all depends on the tone of the color shift on the ends. For fair skin, go with cooler tones that are more of an ash brown on the ends. For darker, richer skin tones, go with a golden, warm tone for the ends. Trying to mimic what our hair would do naturally if we spent a few days in the sun."
Technique: "Ask your stylist to keep your roots and midstrand dark," he said. "You're looking for a rich color that's as close to your natural hue as possible. While that color is processing, your stylist can use a technique like balayage or pintura (where you paint color directly on the hair sans foil) on your ends to lighten a few chunky pieces. To finish the look, you'll want to have your stylist apply a warm toner."