Keeping Up With Your Hair Colour – Highlights, Glosses & Toners Explained

With so many amazing hair colour techniques available at FOX Hair Design, it can often be a little overwhelming as to what each service entails. Here, we break down some of the most popular hair colour techniques at our Hinckley and Barwell salons as part of this month’s hair colour focus – including highlights, toners and colour glossing. 

If you would like your FOX Hair Design stylist to recreate any of the hair colours mentioned below, book your next appointment call 01455 850840 (Barwell Salon) or 01455 633055 (Hinckley Salon).

Hair Colour 101: Highlights

Penny, Creative Director Fox Hair Design Hinckley 

Highlights are a great way of adding dimension and tonality to hair. Gone are the days of bright brassy stripy highlights. The colour, tone, and placement of highlights is bespoke. Highlights are a great way of showing off a great hair cut. Maintenance and upkeep is generally lower than a full head block colour…unless you like your hair super blonde!

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Hair Colour 101: Gloss

Jade, Senior Stylist Fox Hair Design Barwell

A colour gloss does exactly what it says. It adds a beautiful glossy shine to the hair, without drastically changing your colour. Colour glosses are really good to have done in between colour services, especially if you have a balayage or ombre. They stop your colour looking dull and washed out. Glosses are semi-permanent and will gradually fade after about 12 washes.

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Hair Colour 101: Toners

Grace, Salon Director Fox Hair Design Barwell 

A toner can change a blonde in a matter of minutes. We use toners to cancel or correct the colours that are brought out during a lightening process. A toner can change a brassy blonde in to a cool ash in no time at all. Toners are like the icing on the cake. Toners are only temporary; most blondies know that. Toners need to be topped up regularly to keep your blonde on point.

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Don’t know your Balayage from your Ombre? Click here to find out the difference in our handy guide.