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Pumpkin Spice Latte Hair Is The Perfect Autumnal Colour

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Pumpkin Spice Latte Hair Is The Perfect Autumnal Colour

In case you hadn't looked out the window today, it's officially autumn - the season of warm jumpers, crunchy leaves and, of course, pumpkin spice lattes.

But if you wanted to get even more into the spirit of the season, you could dye your hair to match.

Yep, the PSL has long been a popular drink at this time of year, but why not take inspiration from its browney-orange hue when it comes to your next hair colour?

That's what salon owners are seeing some people doing up and down the country this year, and, honestly, we're feeling it.


Check out a few of our fave looks below:



Paul Dennison, from Ken Picton Salon, told Tyla: "What we're seeing now is that we're most certainly moving away from Spring/Summer, and with a lot of the clients coming in at the moment, their holiday or lockdown tan is fading and they're ready for a change."

Paul explains that the first step to achieving a more orange, pumpkin hue to your hair is adding a peachy copper toner - used to "[get] that warmth back into the hair" and ensure it's "looking shiny and healthy again".

The next step is to "[introduce] more depth and warmth into the hair," and that's when you can start having fun with autumnal copper colours.

How orange you go is completely up to you. Of course, it will depend on your original hair colour, whether it's light or dark to start off with and what pumpkin-y shade you want to achieve.


If you're after a striking pop of orange, Paul says you have to lighten darker hair first, and then the "natural undertones that start to come through are a warmer colour".

However, don't let that deter you. Paul says a PSL hairdo "is great for adding texture into darker hair, as well as a little bit of movement in longer layers."

Paul Dennison has experience with PSL hair-dos (Credit: Instagram/ Paul Dennison)
Paul Dennison has experience with PSL hair-dos (Credit: Instagram/ Paul Dennison)

Unlike blondes, you may not be able to lift the colour quite as light, but he adds that the copper tones should sit really nicely nonetheless.


While it might be tempting to try out this hair colour at home, Paul has some simple advice: don't.

"We wouldn't recommend trying to create this colour at home," he said. "Always visit a professional for your colour".

He does, however, suggest that you can maintain your 'do with professional colour shampoo.

Featured Image Credit: Unsplash

Topics: Beauty, Style News, Hair

Joanna Freedman
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