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Hair Today Gone Tomorrow

I change my hair every couple of months because I get bored. I thought my hair changes were quite sporadic and different but in the last couple of years a distinct pattern has emerged; colour/highlight hair and then return to natural colour. Colour/highlight hair and then return to natural colour. Colour/highlight hair and then… you get the picture!

Recently, as you can see in the left image, I had a bit of an ombre look going on, it lasted about 3 months before becoming scraggly and yellow from heat and chlorine. Additionally, I’ve been growing my hair so it was long and flat looking. Usually I would complain about the condition but thankfully, I came across a miraculous conditioner which has saved my mane, you can read about it here.

Yesterday, I took myself off to my favourite hair salon in Bahrain. The colourist swallowed down a scream when he saw my hair and emphatically agreed I needed to get rid of the ombre. When I told him I wanted to return to my normal colour, he suggested that we lift the tone a little and make it warmer as my natural colour is a very cool, almost ashy brown. Then, the stylist suggested an ‘overcut’, basically a whole bunch of layers to give my hair some much needed volume.  Naturally, I said yes to everything and now I’m really glad I did. My hair has a natural wave in it so the layers have worked a treat and the colour makes me feel less trailer trash and more slinky goddess, hurrah!

Although I love the new look, we’ll see how long I can keep this going before changing it all again…!

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7 Comments

  • Reply Amy

    Really pretty 🙂 I think my hairdresser is also going to kill me for the ombre!! xx

    July 26, 2011 at 10:15 am
  • Reply Karenbourgeois

    your hair’s gorgeous mrs! looks really shiny and healthy, I always hate going to the hairdresser out of pure mortification of what i’ve done to my poor locks hehe

    July 26, 2011 at 3:02 pm
  • Reply fluff and fripperies

    Love the new look, looks so healthy and glossy!

    July 26, 2011 at 3:11 pm
  • Reply Kelly C.

    I love your new hair cut! It’s so pretty!

    July 26, 2011 at 3:15 pm
  • Reply Alice Moles

    It looks gorgeous! x

    July 26, 2011 at 7:19 pm
  • Reply Nora Schu

    Your hair looks amazing!! 🙂

    xx

    July 27, 2011 at 5:41 am
  • Reply Ihavemostlybeen

    Love the new you! It looks sexy but effortless! xx

    August 1, 2011 at 10:04 am
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