Ivy (entwined_in_ivy) wrote in spellweavers,

Hair Colours


I was thinking of favourite euphemisms for various hair colors for writing, and I came up with the following list which I thought these might of use to all of you....all in a nice neat arrangement:

~*Brown Hair Synonyms*~
amber, auburn, bay, buff, burnt sienna, chestnut, cinnamon, cocoa, copper, dusky, fawn, ginger, hazel, henna, mahogany, nut, ochre, russet, rust, sepia, sorrel, tan, tawny, terra-cotta, toast, umber

~*Blonde Hair Synonyms*~
bisque, champagne, cream, fair, fair-haired, flaxen, golden, halcyon, honey, ivory, light, pale, platinum, sandy-haired, snowy, straw, strawberry, saffron

~*Red Hair Synonyms*~
bittersweet, blood, bloodshot, blooming, blush, brick, burgundy, cardinal, carmine, cerise, cherry, chestnut, claret, copper, coral, crimson, dahlia, damask, flaming, florid, flushed, fuchsia, garnet, geranium, glowing, healthy, inflamed, maroon, rose, roseate, rosy, ruby, ruddy, russet, rust, salmon, sanguine, scarlet, titian, vermilion, wine

~*Black Hair Synonyms*~
charcoal, clouded, dusky, ebon, ebony, inklike, jet, murky, obsidian, onyx, pitch-dark, raven, sable, shadowy, slate, somber, sombre, sooty, starless, swart, swarthy

~*Grey Hair Synonyms*~
ash, ashen, cinereal, clouded, dappled, dingy, dove, drab, dusky, dusty, grey, heather, iron, lead, leaden, livid, mousy, neutral, oyster, pearly, peppery, powder, sere, shaded, silvered, silvery, slate, smoky, somber, stone

~*White Hair Synonyms*~
alabaster, ashen, blanched, bleached, bloodless, chalky, frosted, ivory, light, milky, pallid, pasty, pearly, pure, silver, silvery, snowy, stainless, wan, waxen

And that is that....have fun with the pretty words :o)

Blessings and Colour,
~*The Lilac Princess*~
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