Right now, Meghan Markle is everything. It's no wonder so many of us are crushing on her: not only is she about to live out every little (and big) girl's fantasy by becoming a princess, but she's also giving, effortlessly chic, and down-to-earth — as per her former makeup artist, her only beauty request is to let her freckles shine through — and she's got a mane so glorious we're all taking notes on how to replicate it.
Although, quite sadly, we all can't personally marry Prince Harry, we can get Meghan's hair color. I turned to one of LA's top celebrity colorists, Amanda George, the founder of the appropriately named ROIL — pronounced "royal" and even emblazoned with a little crown! — hair care and its accompanying global beauty salons, for help turning my royal hair fantasy into a reality.
George, who happens to hail from the UK, gave me tips on how to give both brunettes and blondes Meghan's rich chestnut hue. "For a girl who is already a brunette that wants Meghan's hair color, we would firstly even out her hair color with a Redken Shades EQ in the level 5, add a few babylights and tips, then regloss with a nice chocolaty brown in a level 6/7 L'Oreal Richesse," she told POPSUGAR.
"For a girl who is blond, going to Meghan's color is more complicated," she continues. "The hair must first be filled with a warm gold, then the color evened out with a nice neutral brown. The same process can be repeated with babylights and tips, this time finishing with a Redken Shades EQ warm brown glaze level 6/7."
George also gives us tips on how to get Meghan's perfectly coiffed 'do. "To style your hair like Meghan's, we would wash your hair using the
Who knows? You might even bag your own prince . . .