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Hey, hello, hiya [Cassidy here!] and welcome to my lengthy and wholesome hair journey! Over the previous two years I’ve targeted on bringing life again to my hair and now I’m right here to offer you all of my secrets and techniques! As everyone knows, 2020 was a 12 months spent at residence and through that point I used to be capable of give my hair a a lot wanted relaxation. I had been dying my hair since I used to be about 15 years outdated [long story short, my mom and I had a at-home disaster with a box dye and had to head to the salon!] Since then, it had simply change into routine to go to the salon each 8 weeks, and on the time I really cherished it. I’ve all the time had one of the best stylists who would let me reside out all of my hair coloration goals! Naturally, I’ve gentle brown/sandy blonde hair, however I’ve had each coloration below the solar – blonde hair, black hair, pink hair, brunette, and crimson hair. Belief me after I say it has been by way of A LOT! So like I mentioned, being quarantined at residence, gave my hair the remainder it wanted and type of gave me that excuse to develop my hair out and see my pure coloration come by way of. As you learn this submit, please remember that that is my very own private expertise and never all hair is similar. I’m not an professional or a hairstylist. I encourage you to do your individual analysis and discuss to your stylist as you start to look into new hair regimens! So now that we’ve a bit of background, let’s get into it!
In 2019, I had not too long ago chopped my hair and went for a pure and shiny blonde [sorry hairstylists, I don’t know all of the right words!] for my upcoming marriage ceremony. I cherished and adored this look, and rocked it for a few years prior. The upkeep degree was so low, and styling it was actually a breeze. For this minimize, I requested for a blunt minimize bob and I all the time most well-liked it when my stylist used a razor to texturize my ends! To maintain up with this look [keeping the cut short and blending my highlights as my roots grew in], I used to be going to the salon each 8 to 10 weeks.
In 2020, I began to let it develop out and because it did, I let my pure hair seem little by little! When heading to the salon I began to maneuver away from a full head of child lights, and requested for a balayage that melted into my pure hair coloration. This is a vital step when rising your hair out in order that it seems extra seamless and you’ll keep away from harsh strains. I additionally requested for heavy and shiny blonde on my face framing items or “cash items” as a result of I wasn’t fairly prepared to interrupt up with my blonde! To maintain this look contemporary I’d go to the salon about each 10-ish weeks for trims [another important step!] and to clean up my chunky blonde items. [Talk to your stylist about balayage if you are interested in growing out your hair to your natural color]!
By 2021, you possibly can actually begin to see my develop out and pure hair coloration come by way of. I used to be visiting the hair salon much less and fewer, however I used to be extraordinarily proud of how my balayage and blonde face framing items had been rising out. It regarded tremendous pure and sun-kissed! Throughout this time, I attempted my greatest to proceed to get trims, however at this level I wasn’t coloring it in any respect!
Lastly, 2022! I continued to let my hair develop and went in for normal trims, wherever from 3-6 months! I had lastly trimmed away all unnatural/dyed blonde and any that you could be see in these photographs was from solar publicity/pure lightning. Though, my hair began to really feel considerably heavy and was getting tough to fashion attributable to all of it being the identical size. So, I went to the salon and requested for the “90’s layers/Jennifer Anniston look” which is what created this bouncy, voluminous look within the photographs above. At this level, I haven’t coloured my hair for over a 12 months and I used to be FINALLY capable of see what my pure hair coloration regarded like [it had been awhile] and I’m glad to say that I find it irresistible! I in fact cherished my hair the entire different enjoyable colours that I’ve dyed it prior to now, however this was such a great change of tempo!
Total, to get my hair to this place it took a variety of persistence and a variety of resistance to outdated habits [using high heat, constantly coloring, etc.] See all of my favourite merchandise that helped hold my hair trying lengthy and luscious in addition to a couple of ideas and tips that helped my hair develop so quick over these brief few years!
Sadly, I don’t have any floor breaking secrets and techniques or merchandise that can act as a surprise drug however here’s a few issues I realized alongside my hair journey!
Cassidy is our Visible Content material Creator and Social Outreach Specialist. When she isn’t snapping photographs, modifying video, creating jaw dropping graphics, or educating the LIY staff on sustainability and social causes, you could find Cassidy doting on her two pups and on-the-go husband. With a ardour for thrifting, inside design and a contemporary eclectic fashion, you possibly can all the time count on to find one of the best distinctive discover due to Cassidy.