Mini Egg Hair Is The Perfect Colour Trend For Spring
With hues of sherbet pink and yellow, lavender and powder blue, think of it as a Mini Egg makeover for your dull winter tresses.
Given that '60s psychedelia was a big trend on the spring-summer '20 runways, it seems only natural that hair should take cues from the fashion world and embrace colourful pastel shades - and if you don't believe us, the evidence is all over Instagram.
Speaking to Tyla, Georgia Bassett, a stylist at Bleach London's Berwick Street salon, explained that the best approach is to apply vibrant colours over previously lightened hair.
The colours can then be "diluted down" with a specialist conditioner to create a "more pastel, muted tone". Georgina advises: "Parting a zig-zag section whilst applying the colour means you'll have a softer blend and a more blended look.
"Placing a foil in between each section stops colours from bleeding into one colour."
Don't fancy trying it at home? Georgia's advice is to ask for a consultation at your local salon.
"Your current hair colour and style will affect what you need to have done in order to achieve this look. As the colour tones are very pastel, they need to be applied over very light blonde hair for a purer effect," she says.
"Bear in mind you may have to have multiple appointments in order to get the hair light enough to be able to take to these colours."
When choosing a bold, intentionally artificial-looking style like this, it's important to remember that not all colours fade at the same rate.
"Some tones will linger compared to others, and this may result in some colours being a bit more difficult to budge," Georgia notes.
For aftercare, Georgia suggests a treatment - such as a hair mask - at least once a week. This is crucial for "putting back vital vitamins and moisture in the hair leaving it feeling quenched, shiny and strong. The healthier your hair, the better the colour will last.
"You should be using a colour-saving shampoo and conditioner with cooler water to help keep the colour for longer.
"The hair cuticle will get ruffled up from shampoo and hot water and this is when the colour would fade quickest. So, do your hair a favour and brave the cold shower for longer lasting look."
She adds: "Avoid high heat, strong sunlight or harsh shampoos to keep the colour looking it's best."
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