My blog’s been suffering for the past few weeks due to the crazy amount I’ve had going but last weekend, my sister and my gorgeous nephew visited. We had a great weekend and I’ll be posting a about Things To Do in Devon very soon, as we had some fun checking out the local attractions. Whilst they were visiting my sister very kindly gave my hair a makeover.
For the past few years I’ve stuck to having long dark locks and only getting it cut once a year, yes that’s right ONCE! If you want long hair don’t get it cut so much. Another reason for this is I hate going to the hairdressers, don’t get me wrong there are some great salons but they never quite get or listen to what I’m saying so as my sister is a trained hairdresser, she’s like my personal stylist that just lives a fair few miles away and this is why I don’t go anywhere else.
I fancied a change and instantly wanted to try something a bit lighter. Due to the dark colours I’ve applied in recent years I was about worried it looking brassy or the worst case scenario orange!! I also had my second cut this year, a few inches off and some layers blended in just gives it the bit of texture it’s been lacking for quite some time. I had a half head of highlights and sat for what felt like hours but the end result was amazing. I couldn’t believe how well it lifted on my dark hair and of course I trusted my sister to do a great job but I still worried about what tone I might achieve.
The condition of my hair was also a slight worry as I’ve always had very shiny hair but I was amazed at the result. Although slightly drier as to be expected when going lighter, it still feels great and gives my hair lovely movement and texture. My hair care has changed slightly and I’m using John Frieda Sheer Blonde Colour Renew, I’m using this together with John Frieda Sheer Blonde Everlasting products. The colour renew products are a purple shampoo and conditioner to help reduce brassiness and any yellow tones. It also keeps it bright and the everlasting range is a great conditioner to keep it soft and healthy looking.
Take a look at my before and after picture for my hair makeover. I’m also wearing my new Specspost glasses which were a bargain at under £20 including postage.
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