Hair update; going blonde for the summer

Since having balayage, I’ve fallen in love with blonde again. After having dark hair for a while, it was time to lighten up (literally!) and embrace the blonde. When I had it done back in April, it was subtle but enough to make a difference. But this time, I fancied something a bit more noticeable.

So, this was the result. It’s a lot blonder but at the same time, it’s not OTT. And what’s great about balayage is that it’s low maintenance. I can leave this grow as much as I want to and it will still have the same effect. No need to worry about roots! In fact, isn’t that the whole point?!

Blonde balayage for the summer

As for the cut, it’s shorter than I wanted but at least it looks healthy. I’ve had some layers put in too, which makes my hair look thicker when I curl it. Despite the cut, I’m still growing it. I find it hard to not have regular trims though, I like my hair to look and feel strong.

Big hair, don’t care

I don’t know about you but I always have to style my own hair after having it done. I know exactly how I like it and for some reason, hairdressers don’t seem to get it quite right. I’m the same with other people doing my make-up. I know exactly how I like it so prefer to do it myself!

Blonde balayage for the summer

Dress, Zara
Shoes, River Island

I like thick, bouncy hair with plenty of volume and body. I can’t stand having my hair straightened – I’m a curl girl! So, I’ve styled my own hair here. It was blow-dried nicely in the salon and the thickness was there, just not the big bouncy curls. But I don’t mind finishing off the look.

What do you think of my new hair update? Let me know!

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