It's all in the tone!
To understand Lisa Shepherd's hair colour choices you have to allow yourself to forget traditions of being
either blonde or brunette. It isn't about light or dark, it is all about tone. Choosing colours that are made up of the same tone will
ensure that you can use several colours together. The tone she recommends in this collection is a sort of inbetween warm and ash. It is a
very understated tone that many people think is boring. However, when used well these colours can bring real beauty to hair.
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The tone is bitter!
Bitter is cool, but not ash, rich but not warm. Bitter hair colours are neutral but not flat, they flatter all skin tones
and create a perfect base.
What are the colours?
The tone is bitter but Lisa Shepherd has chosen six colours that range form dark to light. These hair colours are the ones that you
would expect to see in a box of chocolates!
Bitter Dark Brown: sultry and rich
Bitter Chocolate: rich and chocolaty, need we say more?
Bitter Chestnut: chestnut but with the warm edge removed
Bitter Caramel: imagine melting caramel in a pan
Bitter Beige: so neutral, light and not too gold
Bitter Blonde: pale and creamy without a hint of yellow
Mix them up
These colours are designed to be mixed. All the haircolours can appear on one head of hair! Blondes are updated and given depth and
texture by adding Bitter Chocolate and Bitter Chestnut. Brunettes are brightened and given a flash of interest by Bitter Beige and
Bitter Blonde. So, don't think light or dark ... think tone ... think bitter ... think Chocolate Chic!
Hair: Lisa Shepherd Photography: Andrew O'Toole Make-up: Kylie O'Toole Styling: Emma Cotteril