The best way to go from Blonde to Brunette

First issues first. THANK YOU ALL on your candy feedback about my new hair shade. 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.

To date I’m loving the change. It’s so enjoyable to change issues up. I used to be losing interest to be sincere – I’ve been blonde since I used to be 14. Talking of, bear 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 positive 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 best way to go from Blonde to Brunette

Alex Truong at Nine Zero One is sort of a wizard on the subject of hair shade and when 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’s best to know that I do have clip in extensions, however even with out them my hair seems 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.

In fact Hayley Heckmann did the extensions. Listed below 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 on the subject of 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 habit. Michael bought one gifted to him and it feels so good I went forward and acquired a pair extra. A whole 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 lots. This actually decreases the quantity of hair that falls out. At present I’m nonetheless taking the postpartum one and I extremely suggest it when you’re experiencing thinning hair. It’s full of fine components, with no nasties which we love. You should use 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 movement. Currently I’ve been utilizing the one by BeautyBIO and you may stalk this submit to learn 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 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 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 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 essentially the most seamless, wholesome manner attainable. And thanks once more for all of your considerate feedback on my brown hair. All the things 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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