Skip to main content

DIY fashion colour with BLEACH London


Im a bit naughty when it comes to my hair. I only get it cut roughly every 3 months and have a tendency to just let my colour fade until I can't take it anymore which, to be fair, is an improvement on my student days of cutting it myself twice a year and hoping for the best with harsh box dyes. 

Praise the gods for the wonderful Sharon at Paul Stafford Hairdressing for converting me to the salon! What I love about her is her adventurousness with my colour and recently I've been rocking an amazing copper & pink combo but as with most all fashion colours it fades fast and hard and can be rather expensive to keep up. 


But thanks to a combination of a £10 voucher with a Boots 3for2 offer on the new BLEACH London home hair care products what did I get? An awesome way to freshen up my colour without breaking the bank!

So who are BLEACH? They're basically the new hip & trendy salon in London and are coming out with amazing on-trend looks such as pastel colours, dip dyes and other wonders (leopard print hair anyone?. Also they are best buds/partners in crime with the girls at WAH Nails and have adjoining salons in the Oxford Street TopShop & their Dalston store. So you know I'm instantly hooked!

Here's my step by guide on how I tested out the dyes:

Take one messy mop and pose for obligatory "before" shots. Ignore the scrunchy...
Enlist the help of a bestie and snap blurry selfies for Instagram.
Have your tools and products ready to go (these colours don't come boxed so you will have to supply your own gloves, mixing pots and peroxide if you want to pre lighten) 
If like me you're going 2-toned separate your hair into sections and clip up. 
Apply generously and secure in place. You can wrap any bits you want streaked in tinfoil like us if you wish. 
Believe it or not we only used a third of the pink and half of the tangerine on my abundance of hair so you really get a lot out of it! 
To add heat and aid the developing of the colour you can, like me, wrap your head in tinfoil. 

Because I am ridiculous. 


Then take hilarious pics of your tinfoil alien proof hat and immediately post on Instagram once again! Because of reasons...

And 20 minutes later (or 45 in my case) you're done! 
I spent the next day trying to capture the perfect picture of my new colour and I honestly still don't think I've done it justice. But trust me it's fab! I love the pink and tangerine, they work amazingly well together and considering the whole process cost me a £1? Well you can't be bad to that!

I even took advantage of my free fringe trim for the first time ever just to make sure it looked like a brand new do that will last approximately 10 washes. 

*cue lots of swishing*

Ta ta for now!
 
Bex
X

Comments

  1. OMG LOVE!!!! I need this stuff!!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Yes! So good. Although my roots are eventually gonna annoy me lol

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Matcha Madness: The Body Shop Matcha Tea Face Mask Review

My name is Bex and I am a mask addict! I love masks. Cream, clay, mud, peeling, sheet, cellulose, nourishing... you name it and I love it! I recently spent an evening with the amazing staff from The Body Shop Belfast learning about all their key products and celebrating their cruelty free status and at the end of the night I was very kindly gifted their Japanese Matcha Tea pollution clearing mask - I was delighted!  We all know that the world has gone Matcha crazy but beyond an occasional frappe from a well known coffee house my main experiences have been with Matcha flavour cakes from my local asian supermarket. They are seriously amazing and the lightest sponge I've ever eaten but it doesn't exactly scream "good for you". Thankfully, apart from being seriously tasty Matcha is ridiculously good for you. Traditionally brewed as a simple green tea it is packed full of antioxidants - 10 times the amount in normal green teas as you are consuming the precious groun

Faeriwood Eats: Six By Nico Belfast Review

Nico, surveying his diners Six By Nico . A new concept restaurant for Belfast, and a welcome addition to the cathedral quarter, brought to us from Edinburgh and Glasgow.  6 courses rotating every 6 weeks for only 28.00 and you’re going to want to keep up with them because once they’re gone, they’re gone. With themes such as Vietnamese street food and Parisien cuisine, even a Disney theme being featured in their past menus I am looking forward to seeing what Nico and his team will come up with for Belfast. From talking to them though I found out that their first 3 menus will be inspired by Northern Ireland itself and with some of the best produce in the world and one of the most interesting cultures and histories that will be something to see!  First up is their debut menu, inspired by the humble chip shop, The Chippie menu takes the old standards and modernises them to levels you may be more used to seeing in Michelin level restaurants but with a very un-Michelin price poi

No Halloween Costume Needed

It's become an accepted norm that once December 1st comes around the nations will don their snowflake print leggings and their novelty jumpers but so far the other seasons are lacking in their effort. Yes, Halloween is famous as being the single greatest costume day of the year but I need October to step and represent in the seasonal apparel game.  Thankfully retailers have heard my inner goth cry and have come up with some seriously cute Halloween inspired items. For those who love a slogan tee you have every variation of saying that could possibly be made by rhyming witch with bitch and if you don't say every one of with Emma Roberts' attitude then you need to watch season 3 of American Horror Story immediately!   Dressing with the seasons is clearly big money but it doesn't have to cost the world. Here are my choices of how to get into the Halloween spirit all under £30.  Boohoo Starting with my favourites because I can! I actually bought the f