This new hair color trend is meant to bring depth, movement and expression to hair. It is included into the “must have hair” list. Soft transitions and little contrast make the style super desirable. 2017 tortoiseshell hair color is going to be the hit of coming seasons. The tortoiseshell focuses on warmth and involves more than three shades. Generally in this trend a warmed up darker color at the roots blends through the middle for some dimension a warm mid-light plus light golden highlights. In a word tortoiseshell or “ecaille” is a mixture of dark hues and sun-kissed strands rolled into one beautiful box.Well, those, who want to discover more things about the colors, are probably curious about the name of this trend. According to celebrities’ colorist Armin Morbach the tortoiseshell trend is named after a certain breed of cat and the cat had the name after the shell of a tortoise. It may sound funny but one thing is clear, everything can literally be inspiring for the colorists. A t least we have a super hair trend which is worth to try.
This color stands out because of the soft transition of color between blonde and brown shades. Compared to classic ombre tortoiseshell hair is a harmonious mixture of dark and light shades. To get this effect the colorists apply golden blonde shades through a dark base color that are not just found on the ends of hair like an ombre. The face framing highlights look just gorgeous and seem a perfect option for any season. The only similarity between ombre and tortoiseshell trend is that it has roots that blend well into the rest of strands.
The best thing about this trend is that it can be adopted both by blondes and brunettes. So, dear brunettes you don’t need to worry! Another thing that makes it perfect for all girls is that it is a low maintenance trend and doesn’t require much time and money. Those who are fond of ombre will definitely like tortoiseshell as well.
Tortoiseshell hair looks too natural but before going for it you need to know the exact shades to flatter your face shapes. Women with dark and olive skin tones should go for light blonde shades and take brown hues for highlights and it is preferably to wear this style on long hair. Light skin tone owners may opt for various blonde hues.
To keep your golden tones fresh and out of fading you will need to use depositing shampoo and conditioners.