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Ultra Violet: How Pantone’s Color of the Year Translates to Hair Color

by Mary Kaleta | May 30, 2018
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These purple waves by @juelsbeauty were created using colors from Joico’s Color Intensity line.
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These purple waves by @juelsbeauty were created using colors from Joico’s Color Intensity line.
A dusty purple meets hints of blush in this effect by @monarchhairco
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A dusty purple meets hints of blush in this effect by @monarchhairco
@bekahshair shows the true meaning of Ultra Violet with this bright color using Pravana Vivids.
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@bekahshair shows the true meaning of Ultra Violet with this bright color using Pravana Vivids.
@hairbyfranco used Pulp Riot in Jame, Nirvana, Candy, Smoke and Nightfall.
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@hairbyfranco used Pulp Riot in Jame, Nirvana, Candy, Smoke and Nightfall.
@tiffanymhair took a level-10 blonde to this striking amethyst.
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@tiffanymhair took a level-10 blonde to this striking amethyst.
A shiny, healthy and dimensional finish by @thejesjewel.
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A shiny, healthy and dimensional finish by @thejesjewel.
@widi_yanti and @arie_arieharry used L’Oreal Professionnel’s Magenta and Electric Purple.
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@widi_yanti and @arie_arieharry used L’Oreal Professionnel’s Magenta and Electric Purple.
@hairbyshaybrown used Velvet and Jam from Pulp Riot together and added in coral from L’Oreal Professionnel.
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@hairbyshaybrown used Velvet and Jam from Pulp Riot together and added in coral from L’Oreal Professionnel.
@erikadawnshear took what had been red violet hair to this royal purple.
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@erikadawnshear took what had been red violet hair to this royal purple.
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These purple waves by @juelsbeauty were created using colors from Joico’s Color Intensity line.
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These purple waves by @juelsbeauty were created using colors from Joico’s Color Intensity line.
A dusty purple meets hints of blush in this effect by @monarchhairco
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A dusty purple meets hints of blush in this effect by @monarchhairco
@bekahshair shows the true meaning of Ultra Violet with this bright color using Pravana Vivids.
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@bekahshair shows the true meaning of Ultra Violet with this bright color using Pravana Vivids.
@hairbyfranco used Pulp Riot in Jame, Nirvana, Candy, Smoke and Nightfall.
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@hairbyfranco used Pulp Riot in Jame, Nirvana, Candy, Smoke and Nightfall.
@tiffanymhair took a level-10 blonde to this striking amethyst.
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@tiffanymhair took a level-10 blonde to this striking amethyst.
A shiny, healthy and dimensional finish by @thejesjewel.
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A shiny, healthy and dimensional finish by @thejesjewel.
@widi_yanti and @arie_arieharry used L’Oreal Professionnel’s Magenta and Electric Purple.
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@widi_yanti and @arie_arieharry used L’Oreal Professionnel’s Magenta and Electric Purple.
@hairbyshaybrown used Velvet and Jam from Pulp Riot together and added in coral from L’Oreal Professionnel.
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@hairbyshaybrown used Velvet and Jam from Pulp Riot together and added in coral from L’Oreal Professionnel.
@erikadawnshear took what had been red violet hair to this royal purple.
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@erikadawnshear took what had been red violet hair to this royal purple.

Complex, inventive and provocative: that’s how Pantone describes its 2018 color of the year—Ultra Violet. With the year nearly halfway over, MODERN decided to see how this color trend has taken over the pages of Instagram’s hottest hair colorists. Scroll through for inspiration, and remember to tag #modernsalon with your Ultra Violet creations for the chance to be featured on our Instagram!

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