From a customer email:
I have a color question for you, which Henry Margu is cooler blonde 26H or 14H ?
I'll do one better. I'll give you a brief run-down on the Henry Margu blondes. (With pics of the swatches!)
Here are the Henry Margu blondes lined up in order of dark to light.
With flash on:
With flash off (indoor light):
As you can see right away, neither the 14H or the 26H is particularly ashy. If I had to choose the cooler of the two, I would say 26H, with a couple being even ashier than either.
Below is a detailed description of each of these colors:
18/22H: (COOL) The ashiest blonde in this product line is actually the darkest, too. This is a dark ash blonde with pale ash blonde highlights. (This is a good recommendation for women who like Raquel Welch's RL19/23 "Biscuit"; as you can tell by the color codes, this is only slightly different.)
14/24H: (GOLD) This is the most subtle of their blondes because the base and highlight shades are both medium blonde shades. This is a medium warm honey blonde with medium muted gold blonde highlights.
2500H: (AMBER) This is butterscotch-gold blonde blended with dark amber blonde, with dark amber blonde at the nape.
2600H: (GOLD) This is an intense gold blonde with hints of pale ash blonde and amber blonde, with a slightly darker mix of these colors at the nape.
88H: (TIPPED) This is a soft strawberry blonde with pale platinum tips. (This is a good choice for people who like Jon Renau's 27T613F "Toasted Marshmallow".)
14H: (DYNAMIC) This is a warm honey blonde with dramatic pale ash blonde highlights. (The honey blonde in the Henry Margu line is very warm, similar to what you'll find in the Gabor colors. Because of this, this color is a great substitute for the Gabor GL14/22 "Sandy Blonde".)
16H: (DYNAMIC) This is a dark honey blonde with pale ash blonde highlights. (The #16 in the Henry Margu line is a slightly cooler and darker honey blonde than the #14 in this line. The 16H color combination is similar to the R14/88H from the Raquel Welch line.)
26H: (DYNAMIC) This is a soft medium golden blonde with pale ash blonde highlights. (FYI: This and the rooted 26GR are the closest to Jon Renau's 12FS8, Noriko's Creamy Toffee-R/Creamy Toffee, Envy's Sparkling Champagne, or TressAllure's Chiffon Candy.)
614H: (COOL) This is a platinum blend (pale gold blonde, ashy true platinum, and beige platinum). The 614GR is this with dark ash blonde roots. (The 614GR is this line's closest match to the Silky Sand by TressAllure and Champagne-R by Noriko.)
I hope that helps!