How to Transition Your Hair Color for Fall

October 30 2023

How to Transition Your Hair Color for Fall

As the leaves change and the air turns crisper, it's the perfect time to update your look and embrace the cozy vibes of fall. A great way to do so is by transitioning your hair color for the season. At The Glam Room in Kansas City, we understand the importance of keeping your hair on-trend and seasonally chic. In this blog, we'll guide you through the exciting world of fall hair color transformations. Whether you're looking to embrace rich, warm tones or explore vibrant, autumn-inspired hues, we've got you covered.

The Magic of Fall Hair Color

Fall is a season that offers a unique color palette of its own. The earthy and rustic tones that dominate the natural world during this season can be beautifully mirrored in your hair color. Here are some reasons why transitioning your hair color for fall is a brilliant idea:

  • Change of Seasons, Change of Style: Just like you update your wardrobe, adjusting your hair color is a fun way to keep up with the changing seasons and showcase your individuality.
  • Enhanced Warmth: Fall hair colors are often rich, warm, and inviting. They can add a touch of coziness to your appearance, making you feel more comfortable in the cooling weather.
  • Complementing Complexion: A well-chosen fall hair color can complement your skin tone, making you appear more vibrant and radiant.
  • Trendy and Unique: Fall is a time to experiment with different hues, from the classic auburns to the bold coppers and even playful pastels. You can truly let your personality shine through.

Now that you're ready to embrace the magic of fall hair colors, let's explore some popular options and tips to help you make the right choice.

Popular Fall Hair Color Trends

Rich Auburn: Auburn is a timeless fall favorite. It brings warmth and depth to your hair, creating a stunning contrast with the changing landscape. It can range from light strawberry blondes to deeper mahogany hues. Consult with your stylist at The Glam Room to find the perfect shade of auburn for your skin tone.

Warm copper teasy lights, created by Stylist Jordan.

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Copper Delight: If you want to stand out with an intense, fiery color that embodies the essence of autumn, copper is the way to go. This bold shade exudes confidence and energy. Whether you go for a subtle copper balayage or full-on copper locks, it's sure to turn heads.

Stylist Christian created a new look for her guest.


Chocolate Brown: Dark, rich chocolate brown is a versatile option that can be customized to suit your personal style. You can go for a solid chocolate hue or add highlights for dimension. It's a sophisticated choice that works for a wide range of skin tones.

Stylist Jordan is here for the dimensional fall hair era

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Honey Blonde: Embrace the golden hues of fall with a warm honey blonde. This color creates a natural, sun-kissed look that radiates warmth and positivity. Honey blonde pairs beautifully with both fair and medium skin tones.

Stylist Christian created a new look for her guest.

Cinnamon Spice: If you're looking for something unique, cinnamon spice is a fantastic choice. This warm, reddish-brown shade adds a dash of spice to your appearance and perfectly complements the autumn atmosphere.

Fresh cut with some curtain bangs?Hair by Stylist Chelsea.


Platinum and Pastels: Fall doesn't mean you have to stick to traditional earthy tones. Platinum blonde or pastel shades like lavender or rose gold can create a refreshing and unexpected twist to your fall look.

Soft & seamless blonde foiliage, created by Stylist Kalin.

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Tips for a Smooth Transition

Now that you've chosen the fall hair color that speaks to you, it's time to make the transition a smooth and satisfying experience. Here are some valuable tips:

  1. Consult a Professional: The first step in achieving your desired fall hair color is consulting a professional stylist at The Glam Room. They will assess your hair's condition and help you choose the right shade, technique, and products.
  2. Maintain Hair Health: To ensure your hair can withstand the color transformation, it's essential to keep it healthy. Consider deep conditioning treatments and trim any split ends before coloring.
  3. Fade into Fall: If you're nervous about dramatic changes, consider transitioning gradually. Start with highlights or lowlights to introduce your chosen fall color slowly.
  4. Home Hair Care: After your salon appointment, use color-safe shampoos and conditioners to maintain your hair's vibrancy. It's also a good idea to invest in hair care products designed to protect your color from fading, such as UV-protective sprays and leave-in conditioners.
  5. Temperature Matters: When you shampoo, use lukewarm water instead of hot water. Hot water can open up the hair cuticle, allowing the color to escape. Cold water, on the other hand, won't effectively cleanse your hair. Lukewarm water strikes a balance that helps maintain your color.
  6. Protect Your Hair: The sun's UV rays can cause your hair color to fade. If you spend a lot of time outdoors, consider wearing a hat or using hair products with built-in UV protection to shield your hair from sun damage.
  7. Regular Touch-Ups: Depending on the type of color and your hair's growth rate, you may need periodic touch-ups to keep your fall hair color looking fresh. Consult with your stylist to establish a maintenance schedule that works for you.

Finding the Perfect Fall Hair Color for Your Skin Tone

Your skin tone plays a crucial role in determining the ideal fall hair color for you. Here's a quick guide to help you match your color choice with your complexion:

  • Fair Skin: If you have fair skin, you can opt for rich auburns, warm honey blondes, or soft caramel browns. These shades complement your skin tone beautifully and create a lovely contrast.
  • Medium Skin: Medium skin tones can pull off a wide range of fall hair colors, from chocolate brown to copper and cinnamon spice. These hues add warmth and depth to your look.
  • Olive Skin: Olive skin tones look stunning with rich chocolate browns, auburns, or even daring plum shades. These colors enhance the natural warmth in your complexion.
  • Dark Skin: Deep, rich shades like espresso brown, bold copper, and deep burgundy work exceptionally well with darker skin tones. They create a captivating contrast and a vibrant look.
  • Cool Undertones: If you have cool undertones in your skin, consider shades with cooler undertones. Platinum blondes, ashy browns, and cool reds can be a great choice.

Remember, while these guidelines can help you make an informed choice, personal preference

and style play a significant role in selecting the perfect fall hair color.

Reserve An Appointment With Us!

At The Glam Room, we're committed to helping you achieve your dream fall hair color. Our team of skilled and experienced stylists is dedicated to providing a personalized and consultative experience. When you visit our salon, you can expect:

  • Customized Color: We take the time to understand your preferences, lifestyle, and skin tone to recommend the perfect fall hair color for you.
  • Top-Quality Products: We use professional, high-quality hair color products to ensure vibrant and long-lasting results.
  • Skilled Techniques: Our stylists are well-versed in the latest coloring techniques, from balayage to ombre and everything in between.
  • Post-Color Care: We offer advice on how to maintain your fall hair color's vibrancy and health.
  • A Relaxing Environment: Sit back, relax, and enjoy our salon's welcoming and calming atmosphere while we work our magic on your hair.

Don't hesitate to reserve an appointment with us to begin your fall hair color transformation. Our team of dedicated professionals is eager to help you achieve the look you desire and ensure you step into the season with confidence and style. We look forward to seeing you!

You can also schedule your appointment on our mobile app, available for free oniTunesandGoogle Play. We have two locations to serve you - 308 Delaware Street in Kansas City and our new location at 8611 College Boulevard in Overland Park. Use our talk/text/chat feature for our River Market location: 816-605-1949 or (913) 725-8520 for our South location.