Hair Coloring: Go Light Like Taylor Swift Or Dark Like Kim Kardashian

Mon, March 5, 2012 12:00pm EST by 2 Comments

If you’re looking to dye your hair very light, like Taylor, or very dark, like Kim, there are a few things you need to know about these two extremes.

Celebrity colorist Nikki Gilmartin, from the Pierre Michel Salon, tells you how to get light blonde locks like Taylor Swift or super dark strands like Kim Kardashian without damaging your strands! See Nikki’s tips and tricks for getting the perfect color and maintaining your hair’s health.

Kim’s dark hair:

  • “To get a hair color as dark as Kim’s, I suggest doing a gloss after the color process, and continuing to get glosses once a month so that your rich color will never look faded. It will give tone and conditioning to the hair, while keeping your color looking like you just got it done.
  • The pros of Kim’s color is the shine. Dark colors smooth the hair cuticle, allowing light to reflect and bounce off the hair, making it look healthy and shiny.
  • The con with going dark is that after you do, it is very hard to go light again because dark colors get embedded into the hair.

Taylor’s blonde:

  • When going light, deep conditioning prior to your appointment is a MUST (try a mask such as lazartigue moisturizing mask at least twice before going in). Highlights are definitely needed to achieve this hue, and you want to make sure your hair is as healthy as can be before applying bleach. Be sure to ask your colorist to use a gentle oil lightener so your hair wont dry out.
  • The pro of Taylors hair is that light hair softens facial features for a more yourhful glow. The con is that a lighter hue is something that must always be professionally kept up with. Roots come in faster, and you cannot safely apply your own highlights without damaging hair.
  • The maintenance on all hair colors is mostly the same- use shampoos and conditioners for color treated hair to prevent fading, always wear a cap when sun tanning, do not wash hair everyday, use a deep conditioner once a month – healthy hair means brighter, unfaded color even longer!”

“I seem to see clients going lighter in the summer and spring months and darker in the winter and fall,” says Nikki. “Speaking from my own point of view, as someone who has been everything from light blonde to dark brunette, stick with the color that you think brightens your complexion the most!”

Eden Univer

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SWIFT

Posted at 5:02 PM on March 25, 2012  

YO DIGO QUE TAYLOR ES JOVEN Y GUAPA Y LA OTRA SERA MODELO PERO ESTA OPERADA PURO PLASTICO Y TAYLOR BEATIFUL THE BEST FOR EVER

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Debbie

Posted at 5:26 PM on April 28, 2013  

las dos estan feas. Taylor tiene la frente de hombre the cueva , y los ojos demasiado chiquitos. Parece china fea. La otra no esta operada, pero tiene la actitud bien sangrona.

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