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COLOURS EXPLAINED

Here at Kristina Young Hair Additions we understand and appreciate the importance of choosing the right colour for your new hair addition.

 

Hair additions and wigs are available in a wide range of colours which can involve complex colour codes, rooted colours, highlighted colours and colour blends. It can be like learning a new language and it can be confusing!

 

 

With our guides below we aim to breakdown the jargon and simplify the process of choosing a colour style. 

 

Colour descriptions are usually made up of basic numbers which are wig industry standard colours. A colour description may be a combination of two or more of these numbers:-

 

 

                                        

 

 

 

Colour descriptions can also contain letter codes. In most cases, these letters relate to the colour style. Some will be specific to the brand or the brand collection.

 

 

Colour Code

Description

B

Blended colour mix- Equal blend of two or more colours

BT

Tipped colour- Lighter colour on the ends of the hair

C or CH

Chunks of colour or highlights 

ET

Dark at the back/nape, dark roots, lighter front/fringe

FS

Fashion Syrup

G

Grey colours 

GR

Two Tone colour mix- Layered colours, one colour on top, one colour on the bottom

H/HL/RH

Frosted colour mix- Basic colour with frosted highlights 

HH

Rooted- Colour darker at the roots

LF

Shaded or Shadow Shade- Rooted colour 

LR

Two Tone colour mix- Layered colours, one colour on top, one colour on the bottom

MB

Frosted colour mix- Basic colour with frosted highlights 

R

Rooted- Colour darker at the roots

S or SS

Shaded or Shadow Shade- Rooted colour 

TT

Two Tone colour mix- Layered colours, one colour on top, one colour on the bottom

FR or F

Frosted colour mix- Basic colour with frosted highlights 

 

 

 

Here is a breakdown of some colour descriptions: -

 

 

Colour Description

Colour Breakdown 

6/30

6- Medium Dark Golden Brown, 30- Medium Natural Auburn 

12.14.16

12- Light Ash Brown, 14- Dark Ash Blonde, 16- Medium Honey Blonde

18/27R

18- Dark Natural Ash Blonde, 27- Medium Red Golden Blonde with darker roots

6/8R/28T

6- Light Mid Brown, 8- Light Brown, 28- Red Blonde, light Tips and darker Roots.

24B/27CS10

24 (Light Golden Blonde), Blended with 27 (Medium Red Golden Blonde), Chunks of colour, Shaded with 10 (Light Brown)                    

GL16-27 SS

GL- Gabor Luminous (Brand collection), 16- Light Blonde, 27- Medium Red Golden Blonde, SS- Shadow Shade (rooted colour)

 

 

 

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