Mahogany brown hair color

Mahogany brown hair color

Mahogany brown hair color is a color that most people can bear. It is a combination of purple and red colors which provide both a cold and  a warm  appearance at the same time. Even those with a lighter skin tone, that you normally would not recommend red hair dyes to, can have  great result from mahogany brown hair color.

What exactly is  mahogany brown hair ?

mahogany hair colorMahogany color incorporates a fine red tint which will be mixed with a purple nuance. The purple  will most often be a little less dominant. This gives a glow very similar to mahogany wood wich in it selfe has a warm and  deep reddish color

Since mahogany color has a little shade of purple, it will match very  well to people with lighter skin tones who normaly would not try to  carry the red hair color. The purple hue soften  the warm red color up a bit and therefore it can be used by most people. Mahogany brown hair color is for everyone !!

Coloring  process

The workflow  to color  your hair mahogany brown is slightly different depending on your current hair color. Blond, black or brown, everyone has its own requirements for the process to achieve the best result.

Are you blond,  you have to dye your hair in a gold or copper hue before the mahogany brown hair color can be added. Is your hair already brown, you can jump forward in the process and provide the right hair color directly.

If your hair is naturally brown and not colored before, you have several options. Not only can you color your hair mahogany Brown directly, you can actually lighten it a little and thereby achieve a lighter shade. If your hair has been previously colored, it is not always possible to lighten it, but you will still be able to achieve the deep mahogany brown hair color.

Choose the right hair color

When you choose a shade of mahogany brown hair color, make sure that it is lighter than your current color, especially if your hair has been previously colored, a lighter color could create problems and you will not achieve the desired result. Therefore, you should choose the same or darker shade than your current color.mahogany hair color

A darker color will not just provide a darker mahogany color, but give a more lively and vibrant mahogany brown hair color with a more intense red and warm nuance. The only way to achieve a lighter shade is to bleach the  hair a little before you apply your new mahogany brown color.

The best result will always be achived at your hairdresser, but should  you insist on doing the dyeing  at home  this  can also be done. The easiest way is to mix the color in a bottle with a small spout and applying the color in small doses, in small sections of  the hair using a brush. The only thing  you need to do, is  to separate the hair into sections once in the middle and then again at each ear. So you should have four roughly equal sections that are much easier to work with.

When you add color, you start at the top, and colors small tufts at the  time and in no time you finish a section. Continue with the last third

When color is added, you must add the developer, and then allow it to work. How long  depends on how bright a shade you want. The brighter you will be the longer it sit in.

Different brands of developer may also have different strength and processing time may vary.

Some brands allow you add heat and thereby shorten processing time.

From Blonde to  mahogany brown hair

mahogany hair colorTurning blonde to  mahogany brown hair color is a slightly different process. The starting point for brown hair varies from orange to red and this is lacking in the blonde hair. If you just add the new dark color you risk ending up with a strange result, and this would probably not.
Often, the mahogany brown hair color end up being  nice but without depth and quite fast losing its glow. other times, especially in the full light hair, the purple color will be to dominant and the hair will appear more purple than mahogany.

The easiest way to avoid this is to pretreat the hair first. This is done very easily by adding the hair a dark base color before starting to add mahogany color.

This base  color can be either a protein filler or a demi-permanent dye.



Maintaining the  color

You cannot avoid your color fading out over time. No matter how good a hair color you have used,  repeat shampooing will slowly get the color to fade. With mahogany brown hair color you will experience your hair start to get a dull red / brown color without warmth  and glow.

Be sure to use a good quality shampoo that is suitable for colored hair and avoid direct sunlight is the best advice that can be given. Butnomatter what  you do, you will have to freshen  your new hair color around every 4 weeks