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How to Add a Juicy Berry Color to Your Dark Hair

Adding a bright color to dark hair may not be that easy, but this is not a reason to miss out on vibrant summer hairstyles. Sweet and juicy blackberry hues, that gently highlight some strands of your hair and leave the roots untouched, are one of the sure-fire coloring techniques you can try out on your dark hair this summer.

We at Bright Side want to give you some hair color inspiration for dark hair, and show you how different blackberry hues look on 20 different people. And don’t miss the bonus paragraph at the end of our article to learn some tips and tricks for adding a bright touch to your dark hair.

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Bonus: Tips and tricks for adding some bright color to your dark hair

  • If you choose to dye your hair at home, remember that after the procedure, your dark hair will most likely not look like the hair in the “after” picture on the box. Bright colors will only show up on dark hair after bleaching, and that’s where you may need the help of a professional colorist.
  • If you are not sure about which color you want, or you are not sure you want it at all, there are harmless ways to change the color of your hair to try it out and see if you like it. For example, you can try a tint, a temporary color, like a chalk or a spray, or colored hair extensions.
  • A blackberry hair color looks best when the coloring is performed using the so-called balayage highlighting technique. This freehand dyeing method only lightens some strands of your hair, leaving the roots untouched, and gives your hair a natural look. Later on, the lightened strands are colored using purple hues.

Have you ever dyed your hair a bright color? Did you do it yourself or did you go to a professional colorist? If you have a picture of your bright hair that you’d like to share with us, we’d be glad to see it in the comments!