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 actually 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.

Up to now I’m loving the change. It’s so enjoyable to modify issues up. I used to be becoming bored to be trustworthy – I’ve been blonde since I used to be 14. Talking of, keep in mind after I did a bleach out? That’s what’s so enjoyable about hair. You’ll be able to at all times return & preserve altering it up, so I’m not even certain why I stayed blonde for therefore lengthy.

Anyway, let’s get into the specifics of what I requested for and the way the unimaginable workforce 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 with regards to hair colour and should you’re in LA, I extremely suggest 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

It is best to know that I do have clip in extensions, however even with out them my hair appears to be like 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 at all times 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 with regards 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 truly an habit. Michael acquired one gifted to him and it feels so good I went forward and acquired a pair extra. Quite a lot of them are too laborious 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 canine 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 loads. This actually decreases the quantity of hair that falls out. At present I’m nonetheless taking the postpartum one and I extremely suggest it should you’re experiencing thinning hair. It’s full of fine components, with no nasties which we love. You should utilize code SKINNYHAIR for $10 off your order at

♡ microneedling

You’ll be able to 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 circulation. These days I’ve been utilizing the one by BeautyBIO and you may stalk this submit 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 received’t get up with a tangled rat’s nest that takes 10 minutes to brush. Additionally, it incorporates amino acids and can preserve your hair good and glossy. In actual fact, years in the past after we moved I misplaced my silk pillowcase and was gradual to interchange it. My hairstylist observed 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 laborious 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 remodeling my hair in probably the most seamless, wholesome manner doable. And thanks once more for all of your considerate feedback on my brown hair. Every thing is simple 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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