Thursday, 2 July 2015

Taming the Mane: A Hair-formation

So last week after two weeks in the sunshine and sea I arrived home from holiday and came to the conclusion that something had to be done. My hair was wrecked. It was long, dry, frazzled, damaged, and about a million different colours and tones. Putting a dark home colour through it before I went on holiday I soon decided had been pointless; as lovely as it looked after I had done it, the sunshine and sea water on holiday soon took it all out and my hair lightened a crazy amount! So the decision was made once I got home that I would go under the knife and get the chop! I wanted to show you guys my hair before and now, and how going shorter and getting all the dead frazzled ends off my hair and a really lovely, natural ombre through it is one of the best things I'v ever done and wish I had done it sooner! I also thought I would show you guys my hair transformation from the last year/year and a half. I used to be so protective of my hair and was never that particularly adventurous with changing hair styles and colours, but recently I have realised that hair grows back, its totally worth changing up your style and being a bit crazy with it. Embrace your hair and have fun with it!

And on that note... welcome to my personal hair transformation.


(first full set of blonde highlights)

(full set of blonde highlights with extensions)

(as blondie blonde as it got!)

(lots of blonde with extensions)

 (after going darker first time)


(after going darker 2)

(frazzled post holiday hair!)

And finally.... 



The end cut result! Healthy, soft, lovely hair that is so much easier to manage and tame. Naturally my hair is quite frizzy and curly so I was incredibly nervous about going shorter. But it is definitely so much easier to deal with on a daily basis and I wish I hadnt been so scared to go shorter for so long! If your thinking about it... go for it because it honestly is worth it!
If you are Aberdeen based I got this cut and colour at Butterfly21 in Aberdeen. They also posted a picture of my colour which I will link below. I definitely recommend the place if you are in the area! 


I hope you guys enjoyed this post and if anyone has any hair protection and care tips for dry/damaged hair I would love to hear them in the comments below!

X.O
JF