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9 Must-Try Winter Haircolors

Get ready to embrace the chill with style and sophistication. From the cocoa warmth of a cozy fireplace to a cool and icy snowfall, these winter-inspired shades are sure to unveil the magic of the season. Follow along as we share nine must-try formulas for ultimate winter hair goals.

TEDDY BEAR BLONDE

Warm golden blondes are taking over the season and we are here to share everything you need to know to create the look. Is there anything better than these soft, dimensional hues? Check out this gorgeous color created by the talented, Jesica Mesa @jem.hair in West Haven, Connecticut. GET THE LOOK: Pre-lighten the hair with a full head of teasylights, utilizing Wella Professionals Blondorplex Multi Blonde Dust Free Powder Lightener and Welloxon Perfect Creme Developer 6% (20 vol.). Add pops of subtle dimension by placing custom lowlights with Wella Professionals Color Touch 6/77 + 7/3 and Color Touch Emulsion 1.9% (6 vol.) Next, create a soft color melt with Wella Professionals Color Touch Demi Permanent Color. Starting at the roots, mix Color Touch 5/0 + Color Touch Special Mix 0/00 with Color Touch Emulsion 1.9% (6 vol.), gradually blending into Color Touch 9/73 + 9/97 + 8/3 and Color Touch Emulsion 1.9% (6 vol.) through the mid-strands and ends. #PROTIP: Recommend Wella Professionals INVIGO Brilliance Shampoo + Conditioner to your salon guest to lock in the color, hydrate and protect the hair until their next salon visit.

COPPER SPICE

Ignite your style with the warmth of copper spice haircolor. Fiery hues meet rich vibrancy that capture the essence of the season. Discover the professional formula created by talented artist, Brittany Alexis @_lux.looks_ and re-create the look.
GET THE LOOK: Start this "double dip" haircolor technique with a global color application of Color Touch 7/43 + Special Mix 0/34 + 7/3 and Color Touch Emulsion 4% (13 vol.). Once processing is complete, shampoo the hair with Wella Professionals ColorMotion+ Shampoo and Conditioner, towel dry, and section for the next step. Apply a (second) global haircolor glaze with Color Touch 7/43 and Color Touch Emulsion 1.9% (6 vol.) and watch as the vibrancy and richness come to life. Recommend WellaPlex No. 3 Hair Stabilizer to your salon guest to help maintain the proper moisture and protein balance, plus ultimate color vibrancy, until the next salon visit.

SUGAR COOKIE

Sweeten your style with sugar cookie haircolor. This lived in blonde is living. A soft blend of vanilla blonde and warm caramel tones deliver rich, natural hues and subtle dimension. Check out this look created by the talented @southbeachstudiouk. Let's be honest... it's delivering some serious hair goals. GET THE LOOK: Pre-lighten the hair with Wella Professionals Blondor Multi Blonde Hair Lightener Powder and Welloxon Perfect Creme Developer 4% (10 vol.). Follow with a shadow root with Wella Professionals Color Touch 7/1 and Color Touch Emulsion 1.9% (6 vol.) and Shinefinity 09/81 + 09/31 + Clear with Shinefinity Activator for Bottle Application on the mid-strands and ends. #PROTIP: Schedule regular Shinefinity glosses for your salon guest between lightening appointments to maintain color vibrancy, condition and shine.

HOT COCOA

This on trend haircolor infuses warmth with sophistication, combining deep chocolate browns with hints of soft cream. Check out this stunning look created by @anderrateliehair to reveal the perfect hot cocoa tones to complement the season. GET THE LOOK: Pre-lighten with Wella Professionals BlondorPlex Multi Blonde Dust Free Powder Lightener and Welloxon Perfect Creme Developer 6% (20 vol.). Follow with a root shadow of Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect 6/3 + 8/0 and Welloxon Perfect Pastel Creme Developer 1.9% (6 vol.) melted into Koleston Perfect 10/0 + Special Blonde 12/96 with Welloxon Perfect Pastel Creme Developer 1.9% (6 vol.).
#PROTIP: Remember...not all hair masks are created equal. Recommend Briogeo Don’t Despair, Repair Deep Conditioning Mask to your salon guest to keep hair silky, smooth and hydrated for the cold winter months.

TOASTED MARSHMALLOW

Indulge in the sweetness of toasted marshmallow haircolor and capture the warmth of a fireside glow. Discover the formula details of this beautiful look created by Wella Passionista and Wella France Ambassador Morgane Piccolo @morganepicolo_le106 GET THE LOOK: Customize the look by pre-lightening with Wella Professionals BlondorPlex Multi Blonde Dust Free Powder Lightener and Welloxon Perfect Creme Developer 6% (20 vol.). Once the lightening is complete, rinse, shampoo, and follow with Wella Professionals WellaPlex No. 2 Bond Stabilizer.  Apply N°2 Bond Stabilizer on damp hair and leave on for 10 minutes. Rinse, shampoo and condition. Follow with a global application of Illumina Color 10/81 + 9/19 and Welloxon Perfect Pastel Creme Developer 1.9% (6 vol.). #PROSTYLETIP: Add shine and seal the look with Sebastian Professional Dark Oil Silkening Mist. The perfect styling tool to smooth unwanted fly aways or add a pristine finish.

ICE QUEEN

Achieve the ultimate winter chic with the power of Wella Professionals Blondorplex Multi Blonde and Illumina Color. This blend of cool platinum was created by stylist, colorist and Wella Color Expert @steven.cgn.hair. GET THE LOOK: Pre-lighten with Wella Professionals BlondorPlex Multi Blonde Dust Free Powder Lightener and Welloxon Perfect Creme Developer 3% (10 vol.). Remember... "low and slow" is the key to maintaining hair integrity. Follow with a global application of Illumina Color 10/69 + 10/81 + 10/ and Welloxon Perfect Pastel Developer 1.9% (6 vol.). The subtle alkalinity of Illumina color kicks the look up a notch to deliver the perfect platinum shade. #PROTIP Maintain hair integrity and shine with the Wella Professionals Ultimate Repair Shampoo + Conditioner + Miracle Hair Rescue regimen. Deliver a balance of protein and moisture, while strengthening and repairing the hair.

GINGERBREAD

With a blend of rich, warm browns and subtle cinnamon highlights, Gingerbread haircolor is a sweet look we simply can't get enough of. Fall in love with this beautiful color and style by the remarkably talented Ramon Prates, @ramonprateshair. GET THE LOOK: Create customized pops of brightness with hand painted balayage utilizing Wella Professionals Blondor Freelights Hair Lightener Powder and Blondor Freelights Developer 6% (20 vol.). The perfect clay lightener for open air techniques. Once the hair is lightened, finish the look with a global glaze application of Wella Professionals Color Touch 7/73 and Color Touch Emulsion 1.9% (6 vol.).

BUTTERED RUM

Reminiscent of the classic winter libation, this look incorporates buttery blonde, deep caramel and hints of spiced warmth. Follow along as we share how the talented @hannahxmirrormirror created this beautiful finish and... can we talk about that shine too?! GET THE LOOK: Mix Wella Professionals Color Touch 7/43 + 7/47 and Color Touch Emulsion 1.9% (6 vol.), apply to the roots, melting into Wella Professionals Color Touch 8/43 + 7/43 and Color Touch Emulsion 4% (13 vol.) on the mid-strands and ends.

MULLED WINE

We LOVE these rich, deep, hues created by the talented Hailey Santeramo @hail.does.hair at @off7thsalon. Velvety reds, warm burgundies and violet undertones bring this look to life.
GET THE LOOK: Apply Wella Professionals Color Touch 44/65 + 5/66 + 0/45 and Color Touch Emulsion 4% (13 vol.) to the roots, mid-strands and ends. Cap the completed color application for 20 minutes for maximum saturation + vibrancy. #WELLACARE: Lock in color and shine with Sebastian Professional Dark Oil Lightweight Shampoo + Conditioner, infused with a special blend of oils, including jojoba and argan oil. Smoothes and detangles the hair while keeping it lightweight and full of body.

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