Trend Alert: Dark Romance

Part paranormal, part romance, the Dark Romance trend showcases magical layers of embellishment that weaves bewitching worlds of dark transparency, dusky brocades, inky blooms and deconstructed forms into a spirit of rebellion.

 

Take a closer look at the final trend from Essential Looks AW20 in this breakdown...

 

 

Dark Romance Catwalk Look: Paige (@paigesaffron)

 

Dark Romance Catwalk Look: Paige

To help the darker tones shine through, Schwarzkopf Professional’s Global Color Ambassador Lesley Jennison (@lesleyjennison) lifts sections through the base before adding lustrous demi-permanent color. Thanks to the Color Blender Tool, Lesley is able to paint and blend multiple shades of IGORA VIBRANCE with the #freehandblending Technique (9.5-1, 7-48, 6-99, 3-0, 8-19, 3-19 and 6-12) for an easy-to-achieve, enchanting effect.

 

To further enhance this statement look, Schwarzkopf Professional’s Global Styling Ambassador, Richard Ashforth (@richardashforth), cut the hair into a chin-length bob with a raw, cropped fringe – creating versatile styling options to fascinate and intrigue.

 

Dark Romance Salon Look: Valerie (@valerie.jerome)

 

Dark Romance Salon Look: Valerie

Using the Dual Application Method Lesley applies IGORA ROYAL ABSOLUTES (7-460) at the roots, and shades from IGORA VIBRANCE to refresh the ends; creating a healthy-looking glossy brown result with iridescent depths of violet, petrol-y blue and mauve.

 

For an elegant silhouette, Schwarzkopf Professional Global Ambassador Tyler Johnston (@tylerjohnstonhair) keeps the length, creating a freshly trimmed base with choppy undone layers and a weighty fringe that feels classy and relaxed all at the same time.

 

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