Considering a New Hair Colour? We Answer Your Questions!

Considering a New Hair Colour? Find Out What To Ask For When You Visit Hoop Hair in Clacton-on-Sea

There are many reasons that you may want to change your hair colour, whether you're looking to reinvent yourself after a break up or the long months of lockdowns, or perhaps want to make a statement with a bold colour change!

Whatever the reason, our hair colour experts at Hoop Hair in Clacton-on-Sea are here to help. Read on to find out some of our Frequently Asked Questions about hair colour and then book in for a complimentary hair colour consultation with a Hoop Hair specialist...

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Which Hair Colour Would Suit Me?

There are a number of factors to consider when choosing a new hair colour. Your Hoop Hair expert will assess your skin tone, eye colour and chat to you to understand your personality and lifestyle to help choose your perfect hair colour. 

How Do I Explain The Colour I Want?

Don't worry if you can't give a name to a hair colour that you've seen, if you want a specific hair colour then please do bring images with you to your consultation. Your Hoop Hair expert can assess the colours and using our wide range of options create the perfect hair colour that you desire. 

What is a Patch Test?

Thankfully, allergic reactions to hair colour are quite rare, but they can happen at any time and for a variety of reasons such as a change in medication, illness and even hormonal imbalances.  It is, therefore, important to follow our guidelines when it comes to patch testing.

If you haven't had a colour service at our Clacton-on-Sea salon or it's been more than six months since your last colour service with us then we will need to carry out a simple patch test 48 hours prior to your hair colour service. 

What is a Balayage?

We understand it can be difficult keeping up with the latest hair trends and terminology, our team work to stay ahead of trends and up to date with the latest techniques so you don't have to! One of the most sought-after hair colour services in recent times is balayage, but what is it?

Balayage is a technique of highlighting where the hair colour is hand-painted in vertical sections throughout your hair. Your Hoop Hair colour specialist will blend different shades to give a more natural sun-kissed look which is subtly darker at the roots than the ends, giving a less obvious root regrowth when your hair begins to grow again. Balayage is a popular low maintenance hair colour option. 

Can I Have My Hair Coloured If I'm Pregnant?

Congratulations on your pregnancy! According to the NHS, most research into colouring your hair during pregnancy and breastfeeding indicates that it is safe to colour your hair, due tot he low levels of chemicals making contact with your skin. Many pregnant women wait until after the first trimester to have their hair coloured but please read the official NHS guidelines for colouring your hair when pregnant.

If you do decide to colour your hair during pregnancy why not consider a balayage hair colour, highlights or even semi permanent hair colours, which will have less contact with your skin and create fewer chemical fumes. 

Can I Have My Hair Coloured If I'm Under 16?

No. We do not offer hair colour for clients under the age of 16. 

How Much Will My Hair Colour Cost?

Our stylists have different skill levels and are graded according to the amount of experience & expertise they have had in the hairdressing industry. This is reflected in the price of each service. During your hair colour consultation we will be able to quote for your hair colour appointment based upon your chosen stylist and service. 

You can view our price list here.

Can I Get Blonde Hair In One Appointment?

Please be aware that a major hair colour transformation, such as transitioning from very dark hair to blonde, takes time, patience and money. It will often take more than one appointment to allow us to lift the colour of your hair safely, without damaging the integrity of your strands.

During your hair colour consultation we will assess the condition of your hair to make sure it is healthy enough to cope with a dramatic colour change. 

Do You Offer Fashion Hair Colours?

Yes! We offer all the colours under the rainbow here at Hoop Hair in Clacton-on-Sea! We can create pastel hair shades such as pretty pinks, lilacs and blues, as well as vibrant reds, greens and magentas. 

Our colourists can create stunning hair colour effects such as hidden panels of rainbow tones, bright colour melts and beyond - simply show your Hoop Hair colourist the look you are going for and we'll make it work for you.

How Do I Book My Hair Colour Appointment at Hoop Hair in Clacton-on-Sea

Whether you want balayage, an all over red hair colour, or a stunning pastel hair colour, make sure to book an appointment at the best salons in the Essex! Just call us 01255 474392 or book online today.