Kool Shades of Blue

If you know me, you know I’m pretty spontaneous, sometimes a little daring. I had this desire to dye the ends of my hair blue but I never thought this idea would come to fruition. Well, here I am, writing this blog post, with blue hair. I figured, why the heck not, it’s just hair. Now, don’t get me wrong, I would never dye my entire head blue or use permanent color, but a little change can be refreshing. Continue reading

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Calling All Blondes: You Need Violet Shampoo

I’m a natural blonde. In the summer, my hair becomes lighter and a tad golden. I hate golden undertones. I occasionally go to the salon to achieve a more neutralized, ashier look but I always end up unsatisfied with an unhappy bank account. I thought, “I need a quicker process, a longer-lasting effect, and a pretty price tag all in one.”

I always knew about violet/purple shampoo but was hesitant to try it. I didn’t want to damage my hair or end up with purple hair! How does purple shampoo work? Let’s take it back to second grade… Purple is the chromatic opposite of yellow on the color wheel.. So a purple shampoo would help counteract the appearance of yellow undertones. When I say “purple” shampoo, I really mean quite a pigmented shade of purple. Continue reading