WOULD YOU LIKE TO GO BLONDE?!
Let's do it!
Hair by Lisa Joy of Port Macquarie, Lisa is one of Australia's leading hair colorists now living in Port Macquarie specializing in blonde hair colour transformation.
Unifie caught up with Lisa, her salon Hair by Lisa during covid -19 lockdown as the community gets ready for a release; we ask Lisa to share some tips to help you lighten or bleach your hair if you're thinking of going blonde for the very first time, or if you want to make your hair look more blonde.
Your hairdresser may recommend a transition plan if you have a naturally dark hair color. This is because a hair colourist or stylist will consider your hair's overall health and its ability to lift or tone. Although it is possible to go from dark strands to light blonde in one session, this may not be the best choice for your hair's overall health.
It’s best to have a blonde plan.
“If you want great hair colour or blonde highlights look for a professional hair colourist, a expert skilled in the art of blonde’s I tell clients, going blonde is a process it may take a little time to reach the perfect blonde."
Excessive bleaching can cause weaker hair. You can give your hair a boost by applying a leave in treatment spray oil to it. These spray oil treatment can restore hair's natural moisture and balance giving the hair deep conditioning benefits.
Your hairdresser will need to spend some time maintaining your blonde locks. This technique uses darker colors to your roots and scalp, while leaving the ends light and blonde. This technique is ideal for people who don't want to deal with root maintenance and still want their hair beautiful blonde.
How do you maintain blonde hair?
Blondes have more fun, but it's not true. It can be difficult to care for blonde hair. Your hair can become brassy from natural elements like the sun, water, and pollution. Over-styling your hair and processing it can make it dry and more prone to breaking. We have 10 great tips to keep blonde hair looking fresh and healthy!
Let's get started!
- Rinse with cool running water.
- Get a trim every six weeks.
- Filter your water.
- Select color-safe shampoo and conditioner
Kevin Murphy Angel Wash 250ml
Kevin Murphy Angel Rinse 250ml
How can I reduce brassy hair color?
You know what happens to blonde hair after it has been dyed. It becomes less vibrant and more beautiful with each wash. Your new color fades every time you shampoo it. Minerals from the water can also cause it to become discolored. You'll notice a difference in your hair after just a few washes.
Here are the top hair products and everyday hair tips that anyone can use at home to achieve your desired cool-toned hair color.
These tips for natural blonde hair can be used to make it look even better!
- Protect your blonde from the UV Rays
- Protect your hair from chlorine-infected pools
- Use a Color-Refreshing Gloss
- Shower smart to avoid brassiness
- Deep condition for shiny, healthy-looking hair
Why does blonde hair turn yellow or brassy?
Two main reasons blonde hair turns yellow are:
First, the toner that was used to create ashy, sandy, and champagne tones is no longer needed. This causes yellow pigments to be visible in hair again. If you have darker hair, this can lead to brassy tones.
Blond hair is also more porous. It absorbs minerals from water and other products over time. This can cause discoloration. Chlorine in swimming pools can cause blonde hair to turn green.
What color can you use to cancel out brassy, orange hair?
You can use blue color to cancel unwanted brassy or orange hair after bleaching. On the color wheel, blue and orange are opposites one another. They cancel one another.
Brassy hair is a medium-priced pink, red, or purple. Atomic Pink will work fine, but it might end up looking redder than usual. Virgin Rose would make a lovely magenta pink. If you prefer it cooler-toned, you could add some Deep Purple to it.
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Here are some other questions and answers to help guide you into the world of blonde:
- How do I know when to get a full head of highlights or partial? When the back of the head starts to look way too dark on a ponytail, this is time for a total highlight.
- What does a shine gloss treatment do? A gloss treatment creates a protective barrier against damaging elements. Coated strands will be less porous and more light-reflective, which helps enhance shine and tame flyaways.
- Why do I need a deep hair conditioning treatment? Deep conditioning treatments can be part of a regular hair healthy regimen. They strengthen, detangle and help prevent split ends. If deep conditioning treatments are done regularly, they can prevent hair from being damaged when heat styling occurs.
Covid-19 Pandemic: Hair Trends
We spend so much time worrying about how our hair is cut, styled, or colored that it is a common occurrence. Residents were able to take a lot of time to reconsider their regular appointments when the salons, barbershops and beauty centers were closed for several months because of the pandemic.
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