A hot new hair colouring technique has just made its way over from the shores of sunny Los Angeles and we are all over it!
An introduction to gloss smudging
L.A ladies have been keeping a great hair secret, but the cat is finally out of the bag. Introducing, gloss smudging, a hair colouring technique that adds depth and tone to healthy-looking hair, while extending the lifespan of your colour.
The gloss smudging process involves applying a gloss to the roots after the hair colouring process has been completed, causing a "smudge" between your new hair colour and your natural shade. But what makes gloss smudging so special compared to previous hair colouring techniques? The gloss smudge acts as a smooth transition between the two colours, which means pesky dark roots become practically invisible, resulting in low maintenance highlights and subtle growth that looks as natural as your own colour. As long as your new colour is lighter than your natural shade, you are good to go when it comes to blurred lines that suit all tones.
Taking care of your coloured hair
A with any hair colouring technique, you will need to make sure that you are taking extra-special care when looking after your hair at home. Invest in a shampoo and conditioner that are designed for colour treated hair and indulge in a weekly hair mask for hair that is well nourished and happy.
Applying a light hair oil before styling will heighten the gloss smudging effect with a non-greasy effect. Just a few drops of hair oil applied to the lengths of your locks will be enough to create an instant glow.
Now you can truly revel in the pleasure of fuss-free shine and less frequent trips to the salon for root touch-ups.