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Hair color trends 2016: Rose gold, color shading, mohawk highlights

by Lisa Flam / / Source: TODAY Contributor

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When it comes to hair color in 2016, you have some pretty creative options.

Hairstylist Louis Licari stopped by TODAY Friday to showcase three color trends for the new year that may just inspire you to think outside the (hair color) box.

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hot hair trends mohawk, rose gold hairCourtesy of Louis Licari / Getty Images

Color shading

Color shading hair trend
Louis Licari shows off the hair trend of color shading on TODAY.TODAY

To create this look, Licari divided the top part of one woman's hair into sections and made the hair color lighter one layer at a time. The shading trend leaves her hair looking its lightest in a halo.

Mohawk highlights

Mohawk highlights hair trend
Louis Licari shows off the mohawk highlights hair trend on TODAY.TODAY

For this style, Licari added highlights down the center and on the ends of her hair. When her hair is put up, she’ll look like she has a colored mohawk. Anyone can have this look as long as they don’t make their hair too light.

Rose gold

Rose gold hair color trend
Louis Licari shows off the rose gold hair color trend on TODAY.TODAY

With her natural hair a beautiful shade of brown, this model wanted a new look. A pink tint was added to create this rose gold look.

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