How to Create Ultra Violet Hair Color

Pantone color Ultra Violet inspiration is still going strong in 2020. It says a lot about Pantone’s predictive powers that ultra violet hair remains a strong trend. Client requests for the shade continue to roll in, proving purple manes are here to stay. Want in? At Wella, we believe trends are best worn with a dose of individuality, which is why we’re all about putting a personal spin on purple locks. Here’s the hairspiration you need…

1. Make it Mauve

For anyone wary of brighter tones, a touch of mauve is a pretty way to wear the purple trend. We love how @gretawagner_ has focused this pale purple through mid-lengths only, keeping roots dark and ends icy blonde

2. Lift with Lavender

Be lovely in lavender with this bold, blue-toned purple shade. @cemeterystrut weaved in a few silver strands, too, to give the look a multi-dimensional, ultra-glossy finish.

3. Go Deeper

A deeper purple, like a plum tone, will give brunette locks a new-season lift. This scattering of berry babylights, by @hairby.jaye, are so expertly-woven, they’ll grow out seamlessly.


4. Try Hyper-Bright Highlights

Haley Stringhill at @badwolfstudio used all Color Fresh CREATE for these hyper-bright highlights. We love how bold they look against a black base color. 

5. Turn the Violet Up

This is Pantone’s Color of the Year personified. @saby.d used Color Fresh CREATE in Ultra Purple, New Blue and High Magenta for a pure, almost-neon finish that has us mesmerized. The ultimate purple reign… 

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