When seasons change, so do hair tendencies. Many people love making an attempt on darker, moodier colours for fall and winter—wealthy browns, deep reds, daring blacks.
However this 12 months, the most well liked hair development is assembly us within the center. Buttery cup (or peanut butter cup) hair is the perfect of each darkish and light-weight worlds. And even higher, it’s tremendous straightforward to realize on virgin hair.
It’s time to bust out your coziest sweaters and hop aboard the buttery cup hair practice.
What Is Buttery Cup Hair?
I’ll be trustworthy—once I first heard the time period “buttery cup” hair, my thoughts flashed to the intense yellows of the buttercup flower. Peanut butter cup is a barely extra correct description of this heat, multi-tone colour.
Colorist at Chicago’s Maxine Salon Karissa Schaudt coined the time period “buttery cup” hair. Schaudt explains to Pop Sugar that the colour is “mostly a deep brown with a minimal amount of highlights to add dimension.”
The highlights are sometimes mild, golden blonde. When paired with wealthy, chocolatey browns, the result’s a multidimensional look that’s classic and trendy all of sudden.
The Perfect Answer For Bored Brunettes
Along with its wonderful aesthetic, buttery cup hair is a good answer for first-time dyers or bored brunettes.
“Brunettes can feel stuck in their dark shades,” Schaudt explains. “They don’t know how to change it up without becoming a blonde. This is minimal and natural, especially on virgin hair.”
The buttery cup development branches off of final 12 months’s money piece trend. To attain that look, the entrance strands of hair are dyed a number of shades lighter than the remainder of the hair.
For buttery cup hair, Schaudt suggests asking your colorist “to give you a deep, warm shade and paint it from mids to ends.”
Celeb colorist Guy Tang told Glamour that the golden highlights ought to be stored in direction of the entrance of the face.
“This frames your face and mirrors where the sun naturally lightens your hair,” Tang explains.
Tang additionally suggests solely going one or two ranges lighter than your base colour to maintain issues trendy. Ask your stylist to feather your highlights for an much more seamless transition.
I can’t consider a greater addition to PSL season than buttery cup hair—cozy, cute, and irresistible throughout.