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The Complete Guide to Light Golden Brown Hair Color

Pragya T
Brown is the most commonly used hair color by people who have cool skin tones while light golden is a color that suits people with warm skin tones. Light golden brown is a color between both the shades. One needs to use this hair color properly to get the desired look.
Light golden brown is a hair color that has undertones of brown shade in it. When proper coloring care is taken, it can be used by people who have cool skin tones.
When it comes to people who fall in the warm skin tone category, this color suits them very nicely. Here, are some guidelines about the cool and warm skin category and tips on selecting the right shade of light golden brown.

Color Compatibility

Selecting a hair color depends upon two main factors. First is the facial complexion and second is the eye color. Light golden brown hair can be used as a hair dye by people who have warm skin tones and warm eye color.
People who have warm skin tones include freckled complexion, brown skin tone with pink or golden undertones, ruddy complexion, pale complexion with peach or golden undertones.
The eye color can be golden brown, green, greenish blue, or hazel eyes with brown or golden colored flecks. Such people can dye their hair with a beautiful shade of light golden brown, or opt for chunky or skinny highlights of this shade.
People who have cool skin tones and who belong to the cool eye color category, should avoid completely dyeing their hair with this color. This is because it might make their face look pasty.However, on a base of dark brown hair shade, it is possible to get hair highlights of golden brown shade.
Cool skin toned people has a pale complexion with pink undertones or no color, brown complexion after tanning, dark brown, medium complexion with light pink color in the cheeks or no color, medium complexion with golden undertones, or olive complexion. The eye color can be dark blue, hazel with light flecks, grayish blue, dark brown, or blackish brown.

How to Get Your Hair Dyed Golden Brown?

If you are thinking of dyeing your hair completely with light golden brown, then you can buy a hair coloring kit, and follow the instructions mentioned on it. Or you can visit a stylist for the same.
To get a more subtle colored hair look, go for hair color ideas that have around 8 - 12 streaks of golden brown. Use few skinny highlights in your bangs, some highlights on the sides of your head, and some highlights at the back.
You can also have some highlights starting from the hair behind your ears so that when you tie these hair back, the highlights are revealed. Instead of doing highlights at home, it is better to visit a stylist to get the best results.

Care to be Taken

To protect your hair coloring from fading and to maintain it longer, use these tips. Avoid exposing your hair to sun, wear protective head coverings, like scarves, hats, caps, etc. Exposure to too much sun will make your hair color fade faster.
You can also use a hair color product, which contains sunscreen so that it helps protect against color fade. Many leave-in conditioners have sunscreens in them. So, select a product properly to avoid fading.
Also, use a mild shampoo that has been specially made for colored hair. Whenever, swimming in a chlorinated pool, wash your hair with spring water. This will dilute the effect of the harsh chemicals on your color treated hair.
So, use the tips to color your hair, and to preserve your hair color better.