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2023 SA Autumn Colour Inspiration

This 2023 the industry is picking up and we are joined in our first ever Autumn Colour Supplement with the suppliers who promote the most fantastic colour ranges. Clients are looking for new inspiration for the latest on-trend colour ideas and we would love you to join us here and take a look at what’s available and the fantastic colour recipes to inspire your creative talents!

Let’s inspire your clients with all the beauty and the rich and ruddy shades of autumn:

Rich dark reds, coppers, golden chestnuts, burgundies, wine-dark luxuriant hair, rose gold blondes, chocolate browns and caramel blondes, crimson coral and salmons.

All the colours giving warmth to fall and winter in SA!

For Some of the Top Color trends of 2023, Let’s Look at what the Experts say Globally!

Soft Copper

The copper hair color phenomenon of fall ’22 is sliding into 2023 with a “shy” attitude. This year we’ll be seeing light, warm hues on predominantly high-lift clients. Muted coppers ranging from a strawberry blonde to a more vibrant peach have been seen EVERYWHERE. Luckily for stylists, this trend will give your clients a bit more leeway when their color begins to fade—as it will just add to the look!

Things to remember:

  • Gloss and glaze services will be this trend’s BFF—book appointments accordingly.

  • A LOT of blonde clients will request to go soft copper. Balance your formulas with gold-based toners to avoid red hues grabbing onto prelightened hair too intensely.

  • 5 tips for every copper client—fading hacks, formulation secrets and more – see below for more!

  • It’s a trend—opt for demi to semi-permanent hair color to start. Although we can’t get enough copper, clients easily get tired of reds. Save yourself down the road and ease into the red tones with a less permanent option for easy(ish) recon later.

For more tips on keeping those colours vibrant, see:

Auburn & Wine-Toned Reds

Although we’ve seen a ton of copper looks this year, we are predicting the redhead trend to move into chic auburn and wine-based red tones.

These red shades can range from red-violet to a neutral auburn with one thing in common: pure red pigment. Take a scroll through these inspo pics of various red tones and catch up on some need-to-know tips to keep your red clients coming back.

Bronze Hues

Pulling warm is finally cool, BUT—nailing the tonal range for this bronze trend can be tricky. We’ll make one thing clear: bronze is NOT to be mistaken for copper.

When you think about bronze, think about the hue of the actual metal. A true bronze perfectly balances a warm sheen without reflecting orange or gold. We’ve done our research and tapped the best in the business to give us their go-to formulas and techniques to create bronze shades that match your client’s inspo pics.

Bronze color and technique guide:

Now let’s see what our South African Suppliers and Stylists have to Feature!


 Muk: Intense Direct Dyes & the fantastic muk Hybrid Cream Hair Color

 milk_shake®: Creative: Conditioning Permanent Colour

• Wella Professionals: Exclusive Colour Line for your Salon

• Joico: Lumishine - Showtime!

Our Featured Artists:

 Rene Ferreira, National Education Manager Veaudry, Muk & DS Laboratories

 Bianca of Ash vs Gold

 Aileen of Aileen Share Hair

 Shafia Cassiem Haffejee of Veaudry Icon Salon

 Reana Viljoen, Gauteng Milk_shake Educator

 Karina Dos Santos Batista of Hair by Karina

 Dalene Walters of Bobs and Beehives

 Aamina Ebrahim of Lamour Hair Studio

 Marc Antoni Artistic Team for Joico Lumishine

Muk: Create the Vivid, Intense & Lasting Colour your Clients Demand

Intense Direct Dyes for Incredible Results and muk Hybrid Cream Hair Color

Intense Direct Dyes

muk Haircare, leaders in the professional market, have launched the revolutionary Vivid muk Direct Dye Colour – the world’s most advanced direct dye.

Bright, luminous and expressive, the 13 intermixable vivid shades and 1 pastel clear are designed for extraordinary colorists who want to offer clients stunning results, with fabulous condition and shine.

Developed by colorists, for colorists, Vivid muk Direct Dye is the future of colour.

Muk Hybrid Cream Hair Color

All you need in one tube!

muk Hybrid Cream Hair Color contains a unique undetermined pigment that allows the colour to fully develop for whichever result the colourist desires. As the colourist, you are in complete control of how the pigment develops based on the lotion or developer chosen.


 Demi Permanent

 Intense Demi Permanent

 Colour Balancing

 Blonde Toning

 Demi Gloss

 Grey Blending


 Complete palette of 103 intermixable hybrid shades

 Intensity + grey coverage

 True tone + vibrant reflects

 Superb longevity

 Luminous shine

 Unsurpassed condition

 Built in porosity equaliser ensures even saturation

 Complete colour portfolio, every colour salon service

 Easy to use, Salon friendly

 Workable viscosity, ease of application

Products are free from ammonia, paraben and Zero PPD, Vegan and PETA approved.

Want muk now?

Contact us now to book a playdate – we’d love to show you how phenomenal the Vivids are, by appointment in your salon!


Autumn Trends with muk haircare South Africa – Fantastic Recipes Direct from muk Color Specialists!

With the change of season upon us, MUK haircare South Africa will give your clients that rich true to tone autumn tones. During the autumn season, clients prefer a warmer tone and we are loving the results that MUK stylists are creating.

SALON: Ash vs Gold

Stylist: Bianca

Formula: Bianca used MUK Hybrid colour and MUK vivid direct colour to create this beautiful vibrant copper balayage. Roots were done using a mixture of 9.0, 9.3 and 8.4 with 20 vol while the ends were a mixture of Blaze Orange and Fire Red.

SALON: Aileen Share Hair

Stylist: Aileen

Formula: Intense Red Violet hues is such a trend right now and Aileen absolutely proved that on her client. Transforming this natural level 6 client using MUK Hybrid colour using 55.66 and 55.62 with a dash of red concentrate and mixed with hybrid intense lotion. Aileen says “The MUK reds just never disappoints and its true to tone.”


Name: Rene Ferreira

Formula: Rene, the National Education Manager for MUK Haircare South Africa used Autumn colors as inspiration for this trending colour blocking technique. A solid block of colour diagonally across from each other was lifted using MUK ultra lift bleach and 20 vol, he then used 6.43, 7.4 with some orange concentrate to add vibrancy with 10 vol. Rene’s Client can wear her hair depending on her mood for the day.


Stylist: Shafia Cassiem Haffejee

Formula: Shafia transformed her clients hair into this beautiful autumn red using MUK hybrid colour. The client had highlight before this process which help give dimension in the hair. Shafia’s formula to achieve this look was 77.66, 7.0 and some concentrate with 20 vol.

Want muk now?

Contact us now to book a playdate – we’d love to show you how phenomenal the Vivids are, by appointment in your salon!


milk_shake®: Creative Conditioning Permanent Colour

milk_shake is proud to introduce their incredible conditioning permanent colour.

Everything a colorist needs is packed into these products – high quality concentrated pigments, high purity, stable, concentrated, offering excellent and predictable results, for a permanent colour without comparison!

• Brilliant colour

• Sublime brightness

• Guaranteed duration

• Perfect grey coverage

• Natural, healthy and extraordinary results

The range offers limitless combinations, for an infinity of creative results and the ultimate in personalisation for each client. Protective, conditioning and cosmetic – it is enriched and perfumed with organic honey fragrance, and formulated using molar balancing, allowing for more intense colours and brighter highlights.

So easy to use, easy to mix, and conveniently packaged, milk_shake®’s Creative Creative Conditioning Permanent Colour gives total freedom of choice for maximum creativity. There are 15 tonal series with intermixable colours throughout all the series. There is a series of ultra blonde shades, and one neutral (clear).

You will love the results, that offer unsurpassed performance while respecting and enhancing the condition of the hair and scalp.

Contact milk_shake® today for more info, and to experience the Creative Conditioning Permanent Colour for yourself!

Contact milk_shake on Head Office: 021 552 2369

Amazing Creative Permanent Colour Recipes with milk_shake® Colourists!

Follow for more on the incredibly versatile milk_shake® Creative Permanent Color product range and speak to your milk_shake® sales rep!

Contact milk_shake on Head Office: 021 552 2369

Wella Professionals - Exclusive Colour Line for your Salon

There are a multitude of reasons why you should choose WELLA PROFESSIONALS as the exclusive colour line for your salon. From the aroma of the product, the ease of use, the exquisite shine, grey coverage, integrity of the hair after colouring, and overall stunning results of using Wella Professionals colour.

Wella Professionals’ demi-permanent ranges are ideal for first time users and its long-lasting permanent ranges are well-suited to regular users. Each range has an extensive shade collection and promises to meet your colour needs – from radical, bold makeovers to natural locks infused with shine and depth.

Get Wella Professional colour for your salon

To stock Wella Professionals colour in your salon call MHB Telesales on 0860 104 109 or contact your Modern Hair & Beauty sales representative.

Wella Professionals

Modern Hair & Beauty

Joico: Lumishine - Showtime!


We are JOICO, from Los Angeles, the city of the stars and beautiful people. New looks are born and new styles created on a daily basis here. In the long term, that can put a lot of strain on hair. That is why top hairdressers from LA and all over the world swear by our products: because they treat, color and style hair in a healthy way. Together, we bring health to the hair of your clients. Get the glamour of Hollywood in your salon!

Are you a colorist who values…

• Long-lasting, healthy-looking color results?

• 100% gray coverage?

• Exceptional shine and color vibrancy?

• Easy learning, mixing and application?

• A high-quality product that gives healthier-looking, reconstructed and restrengthened colored hair?

Then say hello to… JOICO LUMISHINE COLOR!



There’s a hot look on the horizon: The Natural Red Gold Series, a family of shades infusing natural base tones with radiant warmth and reflections of gold.

The NRG series delivers long lasting & luminous results for the most flattering wearable shades!


• Natural Red Golds that have a natural base to prevent fading to pink

• Up to 2X shinier hair*

• Reduced breakage**

• Delivers exceptional color longevity and vibrancy

• 100% replenished and restrengthened hair***


Discover the LumiShine® “PowerHouse” collection of super-reds that stay true-tone, resisting the fading effects of everyday aggressors. With a stunning range of fierce tones – from riot red to modern rosé, to the richest red plum and everything in between – these bold beauties sound the siren for shiny, healthy, fade-resistant color. For its longest-lasting reds JOICO PowerHouse formulated with a revolutionary J5 Fade Resistant technology and built- in protection from environmental aggressors, and UV rays delivering longer-lasting, more vibrant Reds.

To stock JOICO Professional Colour in your salon contact Twincare

Ulrica: 011 305 1600


A NEW Collection featuring LUMISHINE® Powerhouse Reds

Helmond, the Netherlands – Hair looks good at every length but it’s no secret that longer hair gives you more room to play. Who better to offer some long hair inspiration than the experts.

The Marc Antoni Group has created a long hair look that will have everyone with lobs, bobs and pixie cuts rethinking their cut.

Some are calling it the Queen’s Gambit effect... we call it Marc Antoni Magic, because red has never been hotter. A showstopping deep red color was created using LumiShine Powerhouse Reds. The collection stays true to tone, while sounding the siren for shiny, healthy-looking, fade- resistant color. To achieve these looks, a regular trim, coupled with masques and treatments, are vital for enviable movement and shine.

The hair was blow-dried using JoiWhip Foam for volume and shine and to build the foundation for the waving technique. K-Pak Color Therapy Luster Lock Glossing Oil was also used to deliver that instant wow-factor plus powerful protection to ensure the shade will glow the distance. Heat Hero was sprayed on to protect the hair from the thermal assault of being tonged. Lastly, Flipturn and STRUCTURE By JOICO Glamtex were used to set and finish the style.


Color & Cut: Marc Antoni Artistic Team

Photography: Jamie Blanshard (Jamie Blanshard Photography)

Model: Jodie Elizabeth Cleminson

Products: JOICO

To stock JOICO Professional Colour in your salon contact Twincare

Ulrica: 011 305 1600

Keep an Eye out for Our Spring Inspiration Colour Mailer in September!


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