Your Guide to Wella’s Hair Colour Charts

Colour Tips

If you spend more time sitting in the salon chair than you do coiffing hair behind it, you might think your colourist simply glances at a colour chart before choosing your next ultra-flattering shade. However, there’s a lot of knowledge behind every formula they mix, even if they make each decision, suggestion and technique look utterly effortless.

And, while we can’t lift the lid on every secret your stylist has up their sleeve, we’re giving you a little more insight into how the Wella hair colour charts are used. Hair lovers: consider this your chance to demystify the salon experience and, colourists, read on to brush up on the skills you’ve already expertly honed…

A table showing how the Wella Professionals hair depth numbering system works.
A table showing how the Wella Professionals hair tone numbering system works.
Screenshots of the Koleston Perfect Digital Shade Chart app by Wella Professionals.