Everything You Need To Know About Hair Colouring

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Everything You Need To Know About Hair Colouring

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Along with the do's and don'ts, know about the various trending hair colour styles for 2021 and hop on to your favourite one! 

                                   By Vaishnavi Srivastava

A new year calls for new hair, right? What if we cannot step out for some glitzy glam party or trip, we can still hop on the hair trends for a home photoshoot anyway! If you are someone who loves experimenting with your hair, 2021 beckons you to have some fun with your locks. 

If you have already tried bangs the previous year, this year is calling you to try out some crazy fun colours with your tresses and rock the show! We will be discussing the latest hair colour trends that we all can cling to this year and be the fashionistas we always wanted to be. 

Colouring your hair is one of the coolest ways in which you bring a major transformation to your appearance ever! Keeping this in mind, you need to be a bit picky while selecting your hair colour and need to prep your hair well before undergoing the colouring process. The best way to get your hair transformed is by visiting a good salon but during this time when the salons are shut everywhere, you can take the control in your hands and go for it! 

Prepping your hair-

Before setting off to bleaching and applying colour on our hair, we need to prep our locks well to make sure that there is no damage caused and our tresses are as healthy as always. We will be seeing the do’s and don’ts for the same- 

Do’s - 

  • Invest in a good quality hair serum 

Days before you decide to colour your hair, you need to ensure that your hair is healthy and there are no issues like split ends, etc., that you are facing. For this, the best you can do is invest in a good quality hair serum and apply it to your hair every time you wash and condition. Doing this for weeks, your hair will be well-prepared to take in the chemicals that come with colours and there will be no adverse effect of the same. Using serum on your hair will ensure that you are providing the right amount of moisture and nourishment to your hair that they need before undergoing any treatment. 

  • Trim your strands well

Trimming your hair can help you get rid of all the split ends and damaged hair, making it easy for you to take care of your locks. If you are constant with hair colouring, it is possible that you might be experiencing rough hair with split ends and trimming is the one-stop solution to deal with this problem. You can get your hands on some DIY videos of trimming your hair at home and get going. 

  • Stay away from harsh ingredients

It is extremely important to know what you are putting on your hair and skin. Make sure to use shampoos or conditioners that do not contain parabens or sulfates at all as they cause a lot of damage to your hair. Especially before heading towards colouring your hair, you need to make sure that everything you are using is healthy for your hair and scalp and will not cause any damage. 

Don’ts- 

  • Do NOT use heat

One of the major reasons for rough and dry hair is using heat for styling. Make sure to minimize or completely cut down the use of heat on your hair days before you are going to colour your hair and even after that. Using heating tools often can make your hair extremely brittle and rough. 

  • Avoid using hot water on hair

Shampooing your hair with extremely hot water can rip off the natural oils and moisture from your scalp leaving your hair dull and dry. This is why it is recommended to wash your hair with normal to cold water to make sure that you are not damaging your hair by degrading its texture.  

These are a few do’s and don’ts you should follow before jumping to the decision of colouring your hair and transforming them. The fact that your hair needs to be prepped extremely well before colouring cannot be stressed upon much. 

Now that we are done with the prepping do’s and don’ts, let’s explore the latest trends of the hair colouring industry in the year 2021. Let’s dig in!

  • Chunky Highlights

Source: https://www.makeup.com/hair/hair-color/chunky-highlight-how-to 

Making a superb comeback are these gorgeous and bold chunky highlights. These are done taking different chunks of your hair and highlighting them with bold or natural hues depending upon your choice. You can section your hair and take chunks of your hair and apply your favourite colour leaving one to two inches at the base and you are good to go with the trendiest hair in town. 

  • Sand Tropez

Source: https://blog.wella.com/sandy-blonde-hair-ideas-and-formulas 

Can’t go to the beach? So what! Nothing can stop you from getting those beachy vibes just by colouring your hair in those warm and subtle tones. Keeping the beach vibe around, this involves a perfect blend of the gold and ash hues giving very cool and subtle beige tones to your crown. 

  • Golden Black 

Source: https://www.toptrendsguide.com/black-hair-with-highlights/ 

Want to go on the darker side but with some fun? Here’s the golden black highlights trend for you ladies who love a hinge of golden-brown with their blacks. The hint of light golden-brown undertones with black tresses will make you look no less than a Kadarshian. 

  • Blow of balayage

Source: https://hairstylesweekly.com/balayage-hairstyles/ 

Balayage highlights have gained a lot of popularity off late. And no denying they are one of the most natural yet sassy-looking highlights one can ever get. The year 2021 is also welcoming the balayage trend with wide open arms and we can never go wrong with this. Balayage will give you the best natural highlights coupled with your favourite hue. 

  • Blonde 

Source: https://therighthairstyles.com/platinum-blonde-and-white-hair/ 

This is one style that never ever goes out of fashion. The blonde babe vibe is always in and is cherished by a lot of women globally. The soft blondes do not only look classy but also add that fun element to your hair game. 

These were the 5 of many hair colouring trends of 2021 that are booming among women. It's never too late to embrace any trend so if this is your first time trying out hair colour, wait no further and go on! 

Do let us know what you think of these latest trends and which ones are you going to try on this time! 

 

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