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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 centered on bringing life again to my hair and now I’m right here to provide you all of my secrets and techniques! As everyone knows, 2020 was a yr spent at house 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 previous [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 develop into routine to go to the salon each 8 weeks, and on the time I really cherished it. I’ve at all times had the most effective stylists who would let me reside out all of my hair colour desires! Naturally, I’ve gentle brown/sandy blonde hair, however I’ve had each colour below the solar – blonde hair, black hair, pink hair, brunette, and crimson hair. Belief me once I say it has been by way of A LOT! So like I mentioned, being quarantined at house, gave my hair the remaining it wanted and form of gave me that excuse to develop my hair out and see my pure colour come by way of. As you learn this submit, please remember that that is my very own private expertise and never all hair is identical. I’m not an professional or a hairstylist. I encourage you to do your individual analysis and speak to your stylist as you start to look into new hair regimens! So now that we’ve got slightly background, let’s get into it!
In 2019, I had not too long ago chopped my hair and went for a pure and vibrant blonde [sorry hairstylists, I don’t know all of the right words!] for my upcoming wedding 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 really a breeze. For this lower, I requested for a blunt lower bob and I at all times 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 colour. This is a crucial step when rising your hair out in order that it seems to be extra seamless and you’ll keep away from harsh traces. I additionally requested for heavy and vibrant 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 recent 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’ll be able to actually begin to see my develop out and pure hair colour come by way of. I used to be visiting the hair salon much less and fewer, however I used to be extraordinarily pleased with how my balayage and blonde face framing items have 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, anyplace from 3-6 months! I had lastly trimmed away all unnatural/dyed blonde and any that you could be see in these images was from solar publicity/pure lightning. Though, my hair began to really feel considerably heavy and was getting troublesome 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 images above. At this level, I haven’t coloured my hair for over a yr and I used to be FINALLY capable of see what my pure hair colour regarded like [it had been awhile] and I’m joyful to say that I adore it! I after all cherished my hair the entire different enjoyable colours that I’ve dyed it previously, however this was such change of tempo!
Total, to get my hair to this place it took a number of endurance and a number of resistance to previous habits [using high heat, constantly coloring, etc.] See all of my favourite merchandise that helped preserve my hair wanting lengthy and luscious in addition to a number of suggestions and tips that helped my hair develop so quick over these quick 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 images, modifying video, creating jaw dropping graphics, or educating the LIY staff on sustainability and social causes, you will discover Cassidy doting on her two pups and on-the-go husband. With a ardour for thrifting, inside design and a contemporary eclectic fashion, you’ll be able to at all times anticipate to find the most effective distinctive discover because of Cassidy.