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Liver paste colored hair: How to achieve the natural look?

by Lotte Lindgren on Sep 27, 2023

Read through by Dorthe Kristensen

Hairdresser and former co-owner of the award-winning hairdressing chain Zoom by Zoom
With many years of experience in the hairdressing industry, Dorthe has advised many customers about hair and hair care. Dorthe has read through this blog entry to ensure high quality and professionalism. This blog post is professionally updated on February 29, 2024.

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Welcome to our blog post where we will take you on a journey to the popular liver paste colored hair color. If you want to achieve a natural look, you've come to the right place. We will guide you through the preparation, how to achieve the perfect color and not least the maintenance of your liver paste colored mane. Get ready to explore this trendy hair color!

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What is liver paste colored hair?

Liver patej colored hair" is a description often used to refer to a certain shade of hair colour. The name comes from the similarity between the color of liver patej, a popular Danish cold meat specialty, and the color of hair. Liver patej colored hair is typically a warm, brownish shade , which contains undertones of red or copper. This color can vary from a deep, dark brown to a lighter, more golden brown shade depending on the natural hair color and desired shade. You can read more about brown hair color in our guide here.

Preparation for liver paste colored hair

A fascinating fact about liver paste colored hair is that it can give your look a unique and bold edge that stands out from the crowd.

1. Assess your hair type and decide on the desired color - do you want natural streaks or a blonde balayage with highlights?

2. Consult a professional hairdresser for guidance and to ensure the best result.

3. Gather the necessary materials and products specific to your hair coloring process.

1. Assess your hair type

To achieve the natural look with liver paste colored hair, it is important to start with a thorough assessment of your hair type. This will help you choose the right techniques and products for your hair, whether you have blonde, balayage or highlights.


2. Get guidance from a professional hairdresser

If you want to achieve the perfect liver paste colored hair, it is important to get guidance from a professional hairdresser. An experienced hairdresser can help you find the right shade and technique that best suits your hair type. With the help of streaks or balayage, the hairdresser can create a natural blonde look with beautiful highlights that perfectly match your personal style. So don't forget to see a professional to get the result you dream of.

A competent hairdresser will guide you through the process of liver paste colored hair and ensure that the result looks natural. They will take your hair color and texture into account and advise on the best products to maintain your new look. With their expertise, you can be sure of a beautiful and natural result every time. Then seek advice from a professional hairdresser. For more inspiration, you can read our blog post about hair color here.

3. Collection of materials and products

When collecting materials and products for liver paste-colored hair, it is important to choose the right shades and streaks. To achieve a natural look, you can use blonde balayage or highlights to create dimension in the hair. It is also important to choose products suitable for your hair type and color to maintain the natural effect.

A professional hairdresser can give you guidance on which products and techniques are best for your liver paste colored hair. They will be able to recommend natural tones that complement your skin tone and give a soft look. Be sure to communicate your wishes clearly with the hairdresser for the best results.

Always remember to follow the instructions on the products' packaging carefully for correct application of the color and maintenance of your liver paste colored hair. Use only quality products designed specifically for colored hair for long-lasting protection and brilliant shine.

Achieving liver paste colored hair

We point out that we always recommend having a hairdresser color your hair or consulting a hairdresser to ensure that you do not damage the hair or make any mistakes.

Start with clean and dry hair. Wash your hair thoroughly to remove any products and oils as this can affect the color result. Dry the hair completely so that the hair color can be applied evenly.

Apply liver paste colored hair dye evenly. Wear gloves and follow the instructions carefully to achieve the desired result. Be sure to cover all sections of the hair for an even color.

Allow the color to develop for the specified time. Follow the instructions regarding the development time, as this varies from product to product. Let the color sit in the hair without rinsing it out before the time is up.

Rinse the hair thoroughly after the development time is over. Use plenty of water to remove any remaining color from the hair. Apply a moisturizing conditioner or mask to maintain the softness and shine of your newly dyed liver paste colored hair

1. Start with clean and dry hair

  • Wash your hair thoroughly to remove excess oil and dirt.
  • Dry the hair completely so that the color can penetrate better into the hair follicles.

2. Apply liver paste colored hair dye evenly

  • Use gloves to avoid dyes on your hands
  • Divide hair into sections to ensure even application
  • Start at the roots and work your way down towards the tips
  • Gently massage the color into the hair with your fingertips
  • Be sure to cover all strands of hair thoroughly
  • Avoid overloading certain areas

3. Let the color develop

After applying liver paste colored hair dye, it is important to let the color develop in the hair. This can take up to 30 minutes, depending on the desired intensity. Use this time to relax and avoid touching or manipulating the hair to ensure even color distribution.

After the time has passed, carefully follow the manufacturer's instructions for rinsing. Be careful to remove all excess color from the hair using warm water and mild shampoo. After rinsing, you can enjoy your natural liver paste colored hair with a healthy and shiny appearance.

4. Rinse the hair thoroughly

To achieve the natural liver paste color, it is important to rinse the hair thoroughly after the dyeing process. Use plenty of warm water and a mild shampoo to remove excess color and ensure your hair feels clean and fresh. Remember to also finish with a good conditioner to preserve the hair's shine and softness.

Maintenance of liver paste colored hair

In order to maintain the natural look of your liver paste colored hair, it is important to use color safe products that preserve the color's intensity and shine. Avoid frequent hair washing to prevent the color from fading quickly. Also remember to protect your hair from the sun's harmful rays using hats or products with UV protection. Finally, you should ensure regular color touch-ups at a professional hairdresser to keep your liver paste color fresh and vibrant.

1. Use color safe products

Use color safe products to achieve a natural look with liver paste colored hair. Choose products that are specially designed for colored hair and therefore do not dry out or fade the color. This will ensure that your liver paste color stays vibrant and lasts longer.

Avoid frequent hair washing as this can take the shine off your liver paste colored hair. Wash the hair only when necessary to preserve the oil in the hair, which helps maintain the intensity of the color. Also use a mild shampoo specially formulated for colored hair.

2. Avoid frequent hair washing

Avoid frequent hair washing:

  • Wash your hair less often to maintain the natural color
  • Use dry shampoo between washes to refresh your hair

You can read our guide to how often you should wash your hair here.

3. Protect the hair from the sun

Protect your liver paste colored hair from the sun's harmful rays by wearing a hat or scarf. The sun's UV rays can bleach and dry out your hair, which can ruin the natural look. Also choose hair products with built-in sun protection to minimize damage from the sun.

Use a leave-in conditioner or hair oil to add extra moisture to your liver paste colored hair and protect it from environmental factors like wind and heat. These products will help maintain the intensity of the color and give you a healthy look that emphasizes the natural look you want.

4. Get regular color refreshes

To maintain a natural liver paste colored look, it is important to get regular color refreshes. This ensures that the hair remains smooth and fresh without unwanted wash-out or gray tones. Schedule appointments with your hairdresser for color refreshes every 6-8 weeks for best results.

When you get regular color touch-ups, your hairdresser can adjust the shades in your hair and add depth and dimension. This helps to maintain the natural liver paste colored look and gives a healthy glow to your hair. Be sure to follow the recommendations of your hairdresser regarding finishing at home for longer durability of the color.

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