Saturday, April 30, 2011

New Hair :: Highlights

The last time I got highlights I was 12 and have hated the idea of them since. 7 years later, and I have been warming to the idea of them again. So today, I went to get some highlights at my usual hairdressers. My hair colour at the moment is an auburn/brown colour. I wanted to get caramel/honey highlights.

I'm not entirely happy with them. I wanted them to be much more obvious, in fact when she finished I couldn't even notice a difference. She said after a couple of washes it will be more obvious. I hope so.


My hair actually has a lot of red in it which isn't obvious in these pictures. I don't mind the hair, I hope it becomes more obvious in the upcoming days. In these photos it looks quite nice, but they aren't as noticeable in real life. In the end it was only $50 (half price compared to normal), so I can't complain too much. Next time I will just go a bit lighter!

On a side note, I cannot believe how straight hairdressers make your hair! They use GHD's like mine, but mine is never that straight. I assume it must be the products they use? Do you swear by any heat protector/straightening products? I use a GHD heat protector, but I don't think it helps at all. I also use a heat protector Dove Shampoo.



Of course I watched the Royal Wedding last night. My mum and I bought Sprite Zero, popcorn, pebbles and cheesecake to watch it. I think Kate looked amazing in her wedding dress, and I hear she did her makeup herself. I wasn't actually a fan of her eye makeup (mainly the eyeliner), but her skin looked flawless. I think they are a very well suited couple!

6 comments:

  1. I think your hair looks good, fingers crossed for you that your highlights become more obvious. Nothing worse than paying for something that you're not happy with.

    That cheesecake looks lovely.

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  2. Thanks Charlotte.

    The cheesecake was yummy! I prefer passionfruit, but mum doesn't like it...so we had to compromise with raspberry and white chocolate!

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  3. im so jealous that you have really healthy hair. i want to dye my hair but its already been so damaged from bleaching my hair a lot last year that is why ive gone back to dark again.

    and i love cheesecake!!! it looks so nice:(

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  4. Anna Bell - I wish I had healthy hair! Granted, it's not as bad as it used to be since i stopped straightening my hair. But the ends still break a lot. I need to use more products than I do, but I'm a bit of a newbie when it comes to hair products!

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  5. Your hair was probably easier for them to style because they used professional products that dont have fillers like wax, etc. rather than drugstore products that have 30%+ wax added to their products to dilute them. You should talk to your stylist about professional products. I switched a few years ago & my hair is so much healthier.

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  6. Thanks, I definitely will. There is a shop at one of the malls near me that sells all hairdresser products, but isn't an actual hairdressers. I might try there too!

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