The right way to go from Blonde to Brunette

First issues first. THANK YOU ALL in your candy feedback about my new hair colour. I truthfully by no means thought I’d go brunette, and I particularly by no means thought I’d LOVE it as a lot as I do.

Thus far I’m loving the change. It’s so enjoyable to change issues up. I used to be losing interest to be trustworthy – I’ve been blonde since I used to be 14. Talking of, bear in mind once I did a bleach out? That’s what’s so enjoyable about hair. You possibly can all the time return & maintain altering it up, so I’m not even certain why I stayed blonde for thus lengthy.

Anyway, let’s get into the specifics of what I requested for and the way the unimaginable group made all of it occur in a HEALTHY manner.

The right way to go from Blonde to Brunette

Alex Truong at Nine Zero One is sort of a wizard in relation to hair colour and for those who’re in LA, I extremely advocate reserving with him. We did:

♡ heat wealthy lowlights

♡ wealthy throughout gloss

♡ tremendous wealthy base

♡ dimensional ends

♡ tremendous moisturizing/shiny shampoo & conditioner

Incommon Magic Mist to complete

You need to know that I do have clip in extensions, however even with out them my hair appears and feels a lot more healthy. Additionally, I’m caring for it with some issues that we’ll get to in a minute, however I can already inform it’s going to develop so quick with minimal breakage due to not bleaching it anymore.

After all Hayley Heckmann did the extensions. Listed here are her ideas:

♡ mix them by all the time matching the ends and the lightest tone to the true hair

♡ use a root spray on the high of the weft of an extension to create a seamless mix

♡ braid up the beneath when the hair is thick or blunt

♡ use longer extensions for a softer mix when including size

HOT TIP: there are such a lot of good manufacturers of extensions on the market however I actually love Barefoot Blonde or Glam Seamless in relation to clip ins.

Since going from blonde to brunette, listed here are some issues I’ve been doing to maintain my hair wholesome & assist it develop.

Wholesome Hair Upkeep

♡ silicone scalp massager

That is really an dependancy. Michael obtained one gifted to him and it feels so good I went forward and acquired a pair extra. Lots of them are too arduous and scratch the scalp so getting a silicone one actually is the transfer.

It stimulates circulation and the hair follicle to assist with hair development. Additionally, it simply feels so fucking good and the canines prefer it too.

♡ Nutrafol

I’ve been taking this for some time now and I actually discover a distinction in my hair thickness. Postpartum you shed so much. This actually decreases the quantity of hair that falls out. At the moment I’m nonetheless taking the postpartum one and I extremely advocate it for those who’re experiencing thinning hair. It’s full of excellent substances, with no nasties which we love. You should use code SKINNYHAIR for $10 off your order at

♡ microneedling

You possibly can completely microneedle your scalp and there are such a lot of advantages. It promotes hair development, prevents hair loss, helps your follicles develop stronger & will increase blood move. Recently I’ve been utilizing the one by BeautyBIO and you’ll stalk this publish to discover ways to do it your self.

♡ silk pillowcase

Utilizing a silk pillowcase can actually assist your hair retain moisture, plus it helps with tangling. Such as you gained’t get up with a tangled rat’s nest that takes 10 minutes to brush. Additionally, it accommodates amino acids and can maintain your hair good and glossy. Actually, years in the past once we moved I misplaced my silk pillowcase and was gradual to switch it. My hairstylist seen instantly that one thing had modified as a result of my hair was drier and simply didn’t look as good.

♡ microfiber hair towel

As a substitute of utilizing an enormous physique towel, attempt utilizing a microfiber hair towel. It simply makes your hair dry so quick and so properly, it’s arduous to elucidate. There’s no frizz and it simply falls so properly in comparison with towel scrubbing your hair and wrapping it in an enormous towel that pulls at your strands.

So grateful to Hayley and Alex and 9 Zero One for reworking my hair in essentially the most seamless, wholesome manner doable. And thanks once more for all of your considerate feedback on my brown hair. The whole lot is straightforward to buy in my LTK retailer, so click here for a fast snapshot of all my wholesome hair ideas.

x, lauryn

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