Blonde is Back – Change your Hairstyle up for Spring 2012!

Rihanna Blonde Hairstyles 2012

Rihanna Blonde Hairstyle 2012

Blonde is back in a big way. After a wave of brunettes came onto the scene, stars seem to be lightening up their act. Last year, many high profile figures went back to their roots and started experimenting with dark tresses. Now, it seems as though the trend has passed as celebrities and fans alike seem to be rushing into their stylists to lighten their locks.

During the fall and winter months, Ombre Hair Coloring was seen everywhere. This trend allowed people to try out a lighter shade while still keeping a warm tone up top to even out pale winter skin. Since the new year has wrung in, celebrities seem to be ditching warmer golden hues for bold ash and platinum shades of blonde.

Katy Perry just recently changed her hair from black to an orange shade to pink and now she has settled on a platinum blonde bob which really makes her skin glow. She debuted her brand new tresses while hosting Saturday Night Live in New York. Another celeb who recently brightened her hair hue is Scarlett Johansson. She had a reddish tint in her hair for a movie role but premiered a lighter ashy blonde while promoting her new film We Bought a Zoo on the Today show.

If you are considering taking the plunge and going for a blonde hairstyle, then follow these guidelines to ensure healthy beautiful strands. Gradually take your color hair down a few shades at a time rather than going platinum all at once. This not only prevents your hair from getting extremely damaged but it also gives you the opportunity to make sure you actually like a lighter color on yourself. You may find that a medium shade of blonde suits you better than a light one.

Also, make sure you use color-protecting, deep conditioning treatments at least once a week when going blonde. This will help minimize damage and it will also help keep your color fresh. When you lighten you are hair, you are essentially creating tons of holes in your hair shafts to remove the dark pigment, which creates a great deal of damage. To repair hair , apply a clear shine chemical treatment to fill in the shaft. Make sure you are not over washing your hair or using excessive amounts of heat.

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Katy Perry’s Very Blue Hair Color



We are all about 2012 hair color trends, but we definitely would not suggest for everyone to go dye their hair this bright blue color like Katy Perry!

January 28, 2012 by Author:

Somehow she pulls it off without it looking too ridiculous and it may be something fun you could try with some color hair spray, but what do you think? We absolutely love the medium length bob hairstyle though!

Smurpha-licous or Smurpha-ugly?

Fun Hair Color Trends for 2012

Hair Color Trends 2012

January 28, 2012 by Author:

Kelly Osbourne pulled off a bold new look at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards with a purplish sliver new hair color. With the trend of unnatural but fun hair color popping up from major celebrities like Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry, these trendy colors are also starting to become a hit with everyday girls too. Kelly Osbourne made her almost lavender hair look more barbie-like then rock star by accentuating her softer side with her softer makeup and her asymmetrical beaded gown. If your feeling bold in 1212 try a softer fun shade like Kelly Osborn. Don’t be a afraid of color change because color can always be fixed and you only live once!

Tips before trying a trend shade: If your going for a very light shade like Kelly Osbourne, then your hair will have to be lifted to a platinum blonde before changing the tone. If your hair is already a level 7(dark blonde) or lighter then this will be less complicated. If you hair is level 6 or darker (light/medium brown) then it most likely will take a few lightening processes to get to this point. You would be best to go to a professional cosmetologist for this look rather then do it at home so you don’t come out with a more extreme color then wanted as well. Another thing to keep into consideration is your skin tone and what “trend shade” would complement you the best. No matter what your inner color trend desire is, have a plan and go for it!

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2012 Color Trends – Go Red!

Color Trends 2012

Color Trends 2012

Dec 27, 2011 by Author:

If you want your new 2012 hairstyle to stand out this winter with some of the latest color trends, why not turn heads like hot new upcoming artist Demo Lovato or like True Bloods red headed vixen Deborah Ann Woll(Photo after the break)? Red hair is the new 2012 color trend that makes any girl unforgettable!

Things to think about before becoming a red head: It takes a lot of confidence to go red so confidence is a necessity. The new trend is solid red hair so if you do want to throw in a highlight or low light, keep it simple. It also requires consistent up keep because red hair color tends to fade slightly quicker then other colors. Whether you like to get your hair done professionally or at home there are allot of color lines that have developed amazing new shades of red for every type of girl. The Wella line for professionals has definitely been in the spot light this year so you could ask your stylist if they use that line but if not, there are many good other color lines. The Wella color line also carries a non-professional color line at most sally’s near you.

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